Video Game Archaeology without Lara Croft? + Andrew Reinhard + 001


  • Andrew Reinhard is a videogame archaeologist
  • Somehow that is a real thing.
  • We talk about his site Archaeogaming
  • He talks about the infamous E.T. Atari cartridge excavation – the first video game excavation in history
  • The No Man’s Sky Archaeological Survey (NMSAS)
  • We talk about the Prime Directive and the ethics of investigating video games as archaeology


  • Archaeogaming (LINK)
  • Follow Andrew Reinhard on Twitter (LINK)


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