Assassin’s Creed

Mike worked as a historical consultant for Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – a video game set in the Golden Age of Piracy. He was also called in to help promote the game at its launch, giving press interviews and a presentation about pirate weapons at both the San Diego ComicCon and at the official launch, in Genoa, in 2013. Mike at ComicCon giving presentation about pirate weapons                       Mike in Genoa for launch of Assassin’s Creed...

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Going Medieval

Mike wrote and presented this action packed, fact filled two-hour rampage through the medieval world for History’s new channel H2 in the US in 2012. It was filmed in the UK, France and Denmark. It was produced in the UK by Lion Television. He looked at castle building techniques, knights, medieval travel on sea and land, town life, trades and taverns, the arms race between armour and the longbow, hunting, falconry, cooking and feasting, agriculture (including ploughing with oxen), laundry, leeching, the plague, siege warfare and medieval artillery. It was a broad slice of medieval life. For the UK première of Going Medieval on H2 in the UK in 2013, the channel invited fans to ask Mike some questions. Here is what they wanted to know and here are his answers: http://www.history.co.uk/shows/going-medieval/articles/fans-qa Mike was also interviewed about the programme for the Sky online television magazine. See the interview here: http://tv.sky.com/showpage/going-medieval VIEW CLIPS OF GOING MEDIEVAL HERE: http://www.history.co.uk/shows/going-medieval/videos/going-medieval-hunting...

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Medieval Technology Park

Mike wrote, directed and presented this 9 minute video, which introduces the new Medieval Technology Park at the Middeladlercentret, Nykøbing, Denmark. The park showcases working models of large scale medieval machines. These have been recreated from designs depicted in medieval manuscripts and show a remarkable degree of engineering ingenuity....

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Building Pharaoh’s Chariot

Nova have produced three short, stand alone films with Mike discussing aspects of Egyptian warfare that are supplementary to his appearances in ‘Building Pharaoh’s Chariot’ (Broadcast on PBS, Feb 2013)  ...

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