0 A.D. – A Free, Open-Source Video Game In The Style Of Age Of Empires

0 A.D. – Empires Ascendant is a free, open-source, cross-platform RTS developed by Wildfire Games and released in July, 2017 as a stable version (although still in continuous development). Initially conceived solely as a mod for Age Of Empires III, the team of independent developers from Wildfire Games decided to expand their creation into a stand…


Age Of Empires I: Definitive Edition Released By Microsoft Studios

The critically-acclaimed 1997 real time strategy-based video game ‘Age Of Empires I’ was, at long last, remastered in 3D graphics and re-issued under the moniker ‘Age Of Empires I: Definitive Edition’ in February, 2018. After roughly 20 years since its initial release, it was announced back in June, 2017 at the year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo…


Gløgg – The Traditional Scandinavian Mulled Wine

Gløgg (also alternatively spelled as ‘glögg’ in Swedish and Icelandic) is a traditional type of mulled wine made and served in Scandinavia. As such, it is tremendously popular in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, especially throughout the Christmas holidays. There are both alcoholic and non-alcoholic versions of gløgg, with or without various fruit flavours, that are…


Lundehund And Elghund – The Dogs Of The Norwegian Vikings

The Norwegian Lundehund and Elghund are two breeds of dogs which originated in Norway and can actually be quite proud of once accompanying the Norwegian Vikings on through their maritime voyages, just like the other sea faring pet choice of the Norsemen, namely the Norwegian forest cats. The Norsk Lundehund (literally meaning ‘Puffin hound’) is…


Chain Dances – One Of The Oldest Traditions Of The Faroe Islands

The concept of chain dance represents one of the oldest traditions of the Faroe Islands and is deeply rooted within the Faroese folklore. The traditional Faroese dance is a form of circle dance that can trace its roots back to the Middle Ages and is similar to those which were once performed in Scandinavia proper,…