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Friday, February 4, 2011

TOS Review: Dig it! Games ~ Roman Town


Can you dig it???

Do you have a child who is a budding archaeologist? Are you traveling through Ancient Rome in your History studies? If so, Roman Town may  be a great educational supplement for you.


Roman Town is a fabulous resource that allows your children to explore historically accurate excavation sites. Journey through a 3D exploration through Roman Town after Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD and discover what life was like.  With two children as your guide you will explore six areas of Roman Town including a common area of a Roman home.

Roman Town was “Founded by a professional archaeologist and teacher. Dig-It! Games is an independent computer game developer committed to creating innovative, interactive, instructional computer games based on historical themes with high-value educational content. Dig-It! Games presents authentic and accurate historical information that conforms to the curriculum mandates and Standards of Learning of many states.”


Main Features include:

  • Engaging hands-on, interactive learning for all ages, specifically designed for 5th – 8th grades.
  • Game-play develops analytical thinking
  • Puzzles teach problem solving strategies
  • Authentic artifacts and realistic excavation site
  • Accurate information about Roman Life and Roman History
  • Encompasses the full excavation experience from start to finish
  • Archaeology introduced logically

DirectExcavatecopy System Requirements *PC only*

  • Windows Vista/XP/2000
  • CPU 800 Mhz; RAM 412MB; Hard Drive 350MB

Dig it Games is offering a special price just for TOS readers. From now until February 21,2011 you can get a copy of Roman town for $19.96. That’s a substantial price reduction as normally the price is $39.95. Use the coupon code TOS2011 for your savings but hurry before the code expires!


We had a great time exploring this game. The girls couldn't get enough of exploring the evacuation sites and making discoveries. Overall, 2 thumbs up for this game! You can find Dig-It Games on their website, Facebook and Twitter.  See what other members of TOS review crew thought here.


I am a member of The Old Schoolhouse 2010-2011 Crew and as such received a download of Roman Town in exchange for a thorough and honest review.  Though I am compensated with free products, I am not compensated in the form of cash for my reviews.  The opinions I have given are mine and may differ from others but are not influenced by the company or the free product provided .

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