It has been some time since we Kickstarted In the Name of Odin, the first Viking game by NSKN, and the first game designed by Krzysztof Zięba. The process of making a prototype into a game is sometimes a long and laborious one, but if it ends up with a game like this one, it’s… Read More In the Name of Odin: In Review
Last time we had Krzysztof Zięba, the designer of In the Name of Odin, tell you his experiences with looking at published copy of his first game. This time, I am here to provide you with the experience of taking a look at the game itself.
The Kickstarter for In the Name of Odin completed successfully around a month shy of half a year ago. Since then, I kept my ear to the ground, looked at every Kickstarter update and asked NSKN directly about how things are going a few times. I expected to sweat every detail, but in fact it… Read More In the Name of Odin – Designer Musings
With a presence and charisma that never goes unnoticed, Freydis joins our Viking Hero roster of In the Name of Odin. Let us tell you her story – and give you a glimpse at what she will make possible once she’s in your village.
In a world of spear and sword, in an age dominated by strength and prowess, there are still those who rise up to become heroes in the eyes of their followers, never raising up arms against others. Meet Aslaug, an In the Name of Odin Viking Hero whose greatest weapon is her foresight and impressive… Read More Odin’s Finest: Aslaug
Having unlocked this iconic Viking character in the In the Name of Odin Kickstarter campaign, it’s time we take a closer look at what he can do – and what his depiction on the final card will be. Meet Ragnar, the one who needs no introduction. Ragnar There are few, who do not respect Ragnar… Read More Odin’s Finest: Ragnar
Being a skilled warrior could make one famous among Vikings, but being able to perform other taksks could make a man indispensible. Today’s Viking Hero of In the Name of Odin is exacty this: a man of many talents, and each of them most useful. Ketil Ketil is known to be a talented warrior, but… Read More Odin’s Finest: Ketil
Though some would like to see age as an obstacle and time as thief of all that makes a Viking what he is, there’s still much to be said for the truly cutting edge of experience. And if there ever was anyone who could prove this with their skill and mettle, it’s none other than… Read More Odin’s Finest: Egil
It’s time to introduce another Viking Hero from the In the Name of Odin line up. This time we take a look at Bard – another character known for his skills on the sea, a skilful captain, and a reputed child of the Aesir. Bard It is said that Bard was conceived on a longship… Read More Odin’s Finest: Bard
During your struggle for fame and glory, you will need allies – notable people ready to help you both on land, and at sea. Here’s the story of Halfdan: first of the Viking Heroes unlocked as a Stretch Goal during the In the Name of Odin Kickstarter campaign. Halfdan A warrior, sadly, cannot live on… Read More Odin’s Finest: Halfdan