Playing History'Vikings' is the newest chapter of the Playing History educational game series. The previous two titles in the 'Playing History-Series' have been rewarded with several awards. With 'Playing History: Vikings' we have kicked up the experience several notches by providing a fully realized 3D world to interact with, a deeper...
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Release Date: Jul 1, 2015

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About This Game

Playing History is a whole new (fun and engaging) way to learn history
Target audience: 8-14 years old.

Navigating Erik in his journey from cradle, youth and eventual grave; you experience his journey towards becoming a true Viking within an interactive environment. It is times of change as the old beliefs are challenged by a new God and trade routes mean contact with people from strange lands. The game focuses on civilized trading as well as the faith and brutality of the viking era; a time when Christianity arrived in the North and became the dominant faith.

You cannot change history, but you can make a difference by becoming chieftain; Will you take your rightful place - or will you fade into the abyss of history?

Game play
'Playing History: Vikings' is a casual learning adventure game where the narrative unfolds as you make decisions, complete quests, master fighting and get the good trade deals.

Navigating Erik you will have to:
Make the right decisions and talk to the right people.
Fight off enemies trying to take over your land.
Collect secret coins for extra loot.
Collect gold by spotting historical anachronisms.
Also you may acquire the favor of the gods to help you and Erik’s journey

Playing History
‘Vikings’ is the newest chapter of the Playing History educational game series. The previous two titles in the 'Playing History-Series' have been rewarded with several awards. With 'Playing History: Vikings' we have kicked it up several notches by providing a fully realized 3D world for you to interact with, a deeper and more engaging game experience as well as more ambitious mini-games.

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Graphics / 512MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Compatible with DirectX®: 9.0c
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or 8.1 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 560Ti & higher / 1GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Compatible with DirectX®: 9.0c
    Minimum:
    • OS: Snow Leopard (10.6)
    • Processor: Intel
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: SM4 512MB VRAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Yosemite (10.10)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: SM4 1GB VRAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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