Northgard

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Overview

Developer: Shiro Games
Publisher: Shiro Games
Platform: PC
Release Date: February 22, 2017 (Early Access)
Genre: Indie, Simulation, Strategy
Website: http://northgard.net/

After years of tireless explorations, brave Vikings have discovered a new land filled with mystery, danger and riches: Northgard.

The boldest Northmen have set sail to explore and conquer these new shores, bring fame to their Clan and write history through conquest, trading, or devotion to the Gods. That is, if they can survive the dire wolves and undead warriors roaming the land, befriend or defeat the giants, and survive the harshest winters ever witnessed in the North.


Key Features

  • Build your settlement on the newly discovered continent of Northgard
  • Assign your vikings to various jobs (Farmer, Warrior, Sailor, Loremaster...)
  • Manage your resources carefully and survive harsh winters and vicious foes
  • Expand and discover new territory with unique strategic opportunities
  • Achieve different victory conditions (Conquest, Fame, Lore, Trading...)
  • Play against an AI with different difficulty levels and personalities


PAX Reveals & Announcements

March 6, 2017 [Screenshots][edit | edit source]

March 6, 2017: [PRESS RELEASE: Shiro Games to Exhibit PC Viking Strategy Game ‘Northgard’ at PAX East with New Content][edit | edit source]

Evoland Creators to Let Fans Triumph Across New Lands as Vikings at PAX East

Bordeaux, Friday, March 6, 2017 - Critically acclaimed independent game developer Shiro Games announced today that the studio is participating as an exhibitor at PAX East from Friday March 10 to Sunday March 12, 2017 to showcase its recent Steam Early Access release of Northgard. Fans and journalists are encouraged to stop by the booth to take a look at the new strategy game from the makers of Evoland series. Shiro Games is also presenting attendees with new content, which includes a new clan known as the Raven clan, that isn’t currently available for Early Access owners.

The Clan of the Raven is composed of great explorers and merchants, with a mighty fleet allowing them to be among the first Northgard pioneers. They can become strong trade partners despite their constant scheming. Brash and swift, they will often be found roaming where you least expect them.

Starting Bonuses:

  • Start with the Trading Lore
  • The Seafarer's Hall replaces the Harbor, allowing faster scouting

Fame Bonuses:

  • Hired Help: The Raven can send mercenaries from the Seafarer's Hall to attack faraway territories
  • Everything has a price: Colonization costs can be paid with Kröwns

“We’re thrilled to participate as an exhibitor at PAX East this year to present our latest project Northgard to fans and press. We’ve been working hard to get to this point to share our latest progressions with attendees and look forward to hearing their feedback. Engaging in communication with our community of fans is important to us and their thoughts about our game could potentially lead to important changes within Northgard.” says Sebastien Vidal, Shiro Games, co-founder.

We invite press to come play the game’s new content and schedule interviews with Sebastien Vidal and Nicolas Cannasse, the developers and co-founders of Shiro Games. Northgard will be showcased at booth #42 inside the Indie Megabooth area.

The boldest Northmen have set sail to explore and conquer the new shores of Northgard, bringing fame to their Clan and writing history through conquest, trading, and devotion to the Gods.

  • Build your settlement on the newly discovered continent of Northgard
  • Assign your Vikings to various jobs (Farmer, Warrior, Sailor, Loremaster...)
  • Manage your resources carefully and survive harsh winters and vicious foes
  • Expand and discover new territory with unique strategic opportunities
  • Achieve different victory conditions (Conquest, Fame, Lore, Trading...)
  • Play against an AI with different difficulty levels and personalities

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About Northgard

After years of tireless explorations, brave Vikings have discovered a new land filled with mystery, danger and riches: Northgard. The boldest Northmen have set sail to explore and conquer these new shores, bring fame to their Clan and write history through conquest, trading, or devotion to the Gods. That is, if they can survive the dire wolves and undead warriors roaming the land, befriend or defeat the giants, and survive the harshest winters ever witnessed in the North. Northgard is a brand-new strategy game based on Norse mythology, available soon on PC.

About Shiro Games

Shiro Games is an independent studio created by video games veterans Sebastien Vidal and Nicolas Cannasse in order to bring new innovative games to life. Based in Bordeaux, France the small studio released their title Evoland in 2013 for PC, Mac, and later iOS/Android. The sequel,Evoland 2: A Slight Case of Spacetime Continuum Disorder , launched on August 25 for PC, with the Mac version launching December 17. Shiro Games upcoming project Northgard,a strategy game based on Norse mythology in which players control a clan of Vikings vying for the control of a mysterious newfound continent, is slated for steam early access in February 2017.

March 1, 2017: Facebook Announcement[edit | edit source]

Hey there! We're going to be showing off Northgard at Pax east (10 - 12 March) in Boston. So if you're around and you'd like to ask some questions, come past! More info in the link below!

http://indiemegabooth.com/project/northgard/

P.S. Thanks to Raptorz from the Steam community for this awesome screenshot!

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February 22, 2017: INDIE MEGABOOTH, MINIBOOTH, AND TABLETOP LINEUP: PAX 2017[edit | edit source]

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