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The Legendary Viking Age Sunstones May Have Indeed Existed

Usage of the legendary sunstones is attested in several old Icelandic written tales to have helped the Norsemen during their lengthy maritime voyages from native Scandinavia abroad during the tumultuous Viking Age. According to several medieval allegorical stories such as, for instance, ‘Rauðúlfs þáttr‘ (meaning ‘The story of Rauð and of his sons’) written sometime during either…


Top 5 Greatest Viking Longships Of Contemporary Times

Here is a top of the five greatest Viking Age longships built in contemporary times. The following are either replicas of well known Viking longships or vessels that have been built from scratch, based on the concept of the ships used by the Norsemen during the early Middle Ages. For this top, there have been…


Age Of Empires II: HD Edition Review

Age of Empires II, together with its expansion pack titled ‘The Conquerors’, is the second installment of the eponymous winning-award personal computer video game franchise developed by Ensemble Studios for Microsoft. Age of Empires II, often abbreviated to AoE II or AoK (referring to Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, the sequel to…


Age Of Empires I: The Rise Of Rome Review

Age of Empires I: The Rise of Rome is the official expansion pack of Age of Empires I, the first game of the eponymous real time strategy-based video game franchise developed by Ensemble Studios for Microsoft. It was released on October 31, 1998, one year later after the initial release of Age of Empires I….


Age Of Empires I Review

Age of Empires I is the first game of the eponymous real time strategy-based video game franchise created by Ensemble Studios for Microsoft. The game was released in October, 1997 in North America and on February 2, in the United Kingdom for both Microsoft Windows and Macintosh personal computers. It uses the Genie engine for…