Florence Smith Nicholls

Florence is a games writer, designer, and archaeologist. Since 2016 they have conducted research in the emerging field of archaeogaming, which is the archaeological study of video games. Their PhD research explores whether a combination of hand-crafted and procedurally generated content can be designed to elicit the player to engage in archaeological interpretation and recording. They are particularly interested in how archaeology can inform environmental storytelling and games preservation as a creative practise.