Oriental Adventure-style games are ahistorical to the point of hilarity, but there’s something seductive about them anyway.Read More
Author: Lucia Tang
About The Author
Lucia Tang is a Level 7 Lawful Neutral PhD candidate in History at UC Berkeley, where she works on premodern China and its modern cultural reception, both eastern and western. Outside of grad school, she writes educational content for Reedsy and particularly enjoys mining on her sub-Jesuitical knowledge of Chinese, Latin, Japanese, and Old Irish to work on the site’s historical name generators.
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