In this episode, we will be analyzing Smite, and its portrayal of mythological deities as playable characters within the game. How dedicated has the game been thus far in accurately representing cultural gods and goddesses? Have they held true to the original lore and depiction in ancient artwork? Does this contribute to the gaming experience? Listen to today’s podcast to hear our thoughts!

Producer: Austin Carter

Assistant Producer: Rachel Vellanikaran

Line Producer: Zamirah Martin

Special thanks to Dr. Katrina Dickson


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Bastet,” Encyclopedia Britannica.

Skylla,” Theoi.

Kali,” Ancient History Encyclopedia.

Hindus Upset At Online Video Game Using Kali And Other Gods As Combat Tools,” Eurasia Review.


Village Consort” by Kevin MacLeod

Plain Loafer” by Kevin MacLeod

SMITE – Official Cinematic Reveal Trailer | Heimdallr, The Vigilant

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