D-Day - The Great Crusade - Extra History - #1

D-Day - The Great Crusade - Extra History - #1

Sponsored by Wargaming! New players: Download World of Tanks and use the code NEPTUNE for free goodies! http://bit.ly/2qWNQy6 European Players: Check out the Extra Credits' Choice bundle in the premium shop: http://bit.ly/2rZgPSd D-Day: June 6, 1944, the day when Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy to retake France from the Germans. They hoped to take the Germans by surprise, and their decision to brave rough weather to make their landings certainly accomplished that, but despite these small advantages, the American forces at Utah and Omaha Beach had to overcome monumental challenges to establish a successful beachhead. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) http://becausegamesmatter.com Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ Why doesn't this series use the Nazi swastika symbol? James explains: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSjFUOA2oZM ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here: http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here: https://soundcloud.com/wargmingeurope-993626143

Catherine the Great - Not Quite Catherine Yet - Extra History - #1

Catherine the Great - Not Quite Catherine Yet - Extra History - #1

Before she became Catherine the Great, legendary empress of Russia, she was a smart but lonely girl named Sophia. Her mother ignored her until family connections proposed a marriage between Sophia and the presumptive heir to the Russian throne - and suddenly she was thrown from her quiet life in a backwoods mansion to the center of a cutthroat political world. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here! http://bit.ly/23isQfx *Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/1WdBhnm

Rome: The Punic Wars - The First Punic War - Extra History - #1

Rome: The Punic Wars - The First Punic War - Extra History - #1

http://becausegamesmatter.com Support our Patreon to create more Extra History! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon **This video may be used freely in its original unaltered state for educational purposes!** Big thanks to Creative Assembly for making this happen! If you want to check out Total War: Rome II, you can do so here: http://www.totalwar.com/en_US/rome2/ You can also buy the game here: http://amzn.to/14r3SgB Most of the research for these videos comes from: Polybius' The Histories http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0234 Livy's History of Rome http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.02.0026 ...but if you just want an overview, here's a wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punic_Wars

Making Your First Game: Basics - How To Start Your Game Development - Extra Credits

Making Your First Game: Basics - How To Start Your Game Development - Extra Credits

Making your first game can be difficult. Remember that your goal is to make a game, any game. Start small, focus on basic gameplay, and pick a project you can finish. That way, you can actually complete a playable game instead of getting stuck on the details as so many first time game makers do. Subscribe for new episodes every Wednesday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC (---More below) Sponsored by Unity: http://bit.ly/ECUnity _______ Get your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Watch more episodes from this season of Extra Credits! http://bit.ly/2wvhPeo Contribute community subtitles to Extra Credits: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_p... Check out more at: http://www.becausegamesmatter.com Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator _________ Would you like James to speak at your school or organization? For info, contact us at: contact@extra-credits.net _________ ♪ Intro Music: "Penguin Cap" by CarboHydroM http://bit.ly/1eIHTDS ♪ Outro Music: "En Garde" by Zack Parrish http://bit.ly/14cJwKQ

Genghis Khan - Temüjin the Child - Extra History - #1

Genghis Khan - Temüjin the Child - Extra History - #1

As a child, Temüjin was afraid of the world, saddened by its cruelty and an outcast from his own tribe. But his mother, Hoelun, passed on her risk-taking personality to him, a boy who would one day become the famed conqueror Genghis Khan. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) http://becausegamesmatter.com Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here! http://bit.ly/23isQfx *Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/1WdBhnm

Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai - Battle of Okehazama - Extra History - #1

Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai - Battle of Okehazama - Extra History - #1

http://becausegamesmatter.com Support Extra History on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon Subscribe for More Extra History! http://bit.ly/SubToEC BONUS! Learn samurai facts from AllTime Numbers! http://bit.ly/1uGkr7p Follow us on Facebook! http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Follow us on Twitter! http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Twitch! http://bit.y/ECTwitch ___________ The Onin War tore Japan apart, but also kicked off the Sengoku Jidai or Warring States Period that's a seminal part of Japanese history. The power of the shogun dissolved and regional clan leaders or daimyo fought for control of the country. In the mid 16th century, near Kyoto, a clan called the Matsudaira found itself pinched between two great rivals: the Oda and the Imagawa. Abducted as a hostage by the Oda, the scion of the Matsudaira clan (the young Tokugawa Ieyasu) grew up to fight alongside of the Imagawa when he was released. Their combined forces threatened to destroy the entire Oda clan, but Oda Nobunaga had a different idea. They clashed at the Battle of Okehazama. ___________ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H Listen to the outro music here! http://bit.ly/111SVEc __________ Extra History - World War I: The Seminal Tragedy Chapter 1: The Concert of Europe: http://bit.ly/1uLnt5X All Time Numbers - Cool Samurai Facts Surprising Stuff You Need to Know About Samurai: http://bit.ly/1uGkr7p

WW1 Christmas Truce: Silent Night - Extra History - #1

WW1 Christmas Truce: Silent Night - Extra History - #1

Sponsored by World of Tanks! New players: Download the game and use the code ARMISTICE for free goodies! http://cpm.wargaming.net/ivmqe6kc/?pub_id=christmas1 PLUS! In the spirit of the Christmas Truce, World of Tanks has prepared a gift box for EVERY PLAYER. Redeem the bonus code: HULSE14 On Christmas Eve in 1914, soldiers in the trenches sang together across the wastes of No Man's Land. Some were brave enough to step out of their trenches and meet face-to-face, forming an unofficial truce that lasted (with a few blemishes) until the end of Christmas Day. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for more Extra History every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC ___________ CORRECTION: The art for this episode was done by our very own Extra History series artist, Nick DeWitt, not Joseph Maslov! Nick did such amazing work on this episode and deserves all the credit in the world. We're sorry for the mistake, Nick! ♥ ___________ Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here! http://bit.ly/23isQfx *Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/1WdBhnm

Hunting the Bismarck - The Pride of Germany - Extra History - #1

Hunting the Bismarck - The Pride of Germany - Extra History - #1

Sponsored by Wargaming! New players: Download World of Warships and use the code EXTRA1 for free goodies! http://cpm.wargaming.net/i3v7c6uu/?pub_id=2017_Video_1 During World War II, the Bismarck was the pride of the German navy - and the nightmare of Great Britain. It was enormous, overpowered, and a constant threat to the seas. So when they got word that the Bismarck had mobilized, the British raced to stop it. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Want to read more stories by Rob Rath? Check out his website: https://robwritespulp.com/ Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ Why doesn't this series use the Nazi swastika symbol? James explains: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSjFUOA2oZM ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here: http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here: https://soundcloud.com/world-of-warships

The Battle of Kursk - Operation Barbarossa - Extra History - #1

The Battle of Kursk - Operation Barbarossa - Extra History - #1

*Sponsored* by Wargaming! Download World of Tanks: http://bit.ly/1oejwZD Support Extra History on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC --- (Episode details below) Watch the full Kursk series: http://bit.ly/1TL1FWr Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ Why doesn't this series use the Nazi swastika symbol? James explains: http://bit.ly/1Pzy1k5 ____________ In June 1941, Nazi Germany launched an attack upon the Soviet Union. The German Reich had been building up forces along the Eastern Front for a long time, but the sudden aggression caught Soviet forces unprepared. Many troops were captured and the Germans quickly conquered territory from the Soviet states. But the Soviets reorganized, improved their communication structure, and pulled together a defense at Smolensk. Although they lost again, they critically slowed the German advance and halted their race towards Moscow. Instead, the Germans tried to lay siege at Leningrad, only to be struck themselves by insufficient supply lines and a brutal winter that claimed the lives of many soldiers. With that, the Wehrmacht withdrew and redirected its efforts towards Stalingrad. Josef Stalin refused to let them take any land "further than the Volga" in Russia, and mounted a stiff defense. Even when the Luftwaffe, the German air force, reduced the city to rubble, Soviet soldiers continued to wage war from the debris. Meanwhile, the Germans were so focused on their offensive that they let their defensive lines collapse, and in October 1941 the Soviets managed to surround and pin down the German 6th Army. Their commander refused surrender terms because he didn't want to displease Adolf Hitler, but the 6th Army's resistance inevitably collapsed in February 1942. ____________ ♫ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♫ Outro music provided courtesy of Wargaming! "Reading 'Stars and Stripes'" by Sergey Khmelevsky http://bit.ly/1Oak2wZ

Catherine the Great - Not Quite Empress Yet - Extra History - #2

Catherine the Great - Not Quite Empress Yet - Extra History - #2

Sophia's excitement to meet her future husband deflated when she realized Peter III was a boor who cared nothing about Russia. By contrast, she threw herself into learning the culture with such vigor that she earned the love of the people. She was rechristened Catherine and married Peter... but when he became emperor, his mistakes and her popularity began to add up to a crisis situation. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here! http://bit.ly/23isQfx *Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/1WdBhnm

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