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In May we’re releasing Imperium: Classics and Imperium: Legends, two standalone deck-building civilisation games designed by Nigel Buckle and Dávid Turczi. Today on the blog we’re looking at the Vikings, by which we mean the seafaring Norse from present day Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. This covers the period from the first recorded raids in 793 CE to 1066 CE, making them the most recent civilisation that the game portrays.Continue Reading

Myth-busting: Viking Weapons

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Today on the blog, we’re looking at Gareth Williams’s new book Weapons of the Viking Warrior, which explores the development, use and impact of the weapons used by Vikings. We’ll be assessing a couple of potential myths about the Vikings...Continue Reading
Tonight on BBC Two is the season premiere of The Last Kingdom, the television adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Stories. It is a series that has got everyone at Osprey excited, and so we’ve decided to bring you a number of blogs to complement the series. To start off here is an introduction to Saxons and Vikings...Continue Reading

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