Corporal punishment and death penalties

Death penalties

Our game is set around the end of the 15th and beginning of the 16th century. Our hero Pier Gerlofs Donia himself lived approximately from 1480 to 1520. One thing we know for certain is that life…

References for CotD’s game world

De Tresoor by Rien Poortvliet

We’ve read them all. All the Books, Fan-sites and Wikipedia articles about Pier, the 16th century, weapons and so on. But none of those were able to give us a good picture of what the world…

Start your Engine!

Unity3D for Cross of the Dutchman

Ah, finally an article about the development of CotD. But what’s that, it’s not written by one of the programmers! Fright ye not, I may not be responsible for the programming side of CotD, there is…

Visiting the town of Kimswerd

When we started gathering information for CotD, one of the first things we did is visit the town of Kimswerd. This is the town where Grutte Pier had lived. Pier was a rich farmer who owned…