‘Finding my community’ when I read this, I panicked. Where was the secret viking community? My entire blog was something of a satire of some of the… Read more “Finding My Community”
Living on my side of the world there is very little viking culture to be found amongst the everyday person and in the many events happening out… Read more “Viking Markets”
When I first created this blog, I had very little direction or idea where it would take me. I did, however, assume it would be guided by… Read more “Reflection: The Blog So Far…”
Being a viking alone in the world, surrounded by common plebs can be difficult; trust me, I know. Even immersing yourself in videogames, books and films based… Read more “The Viking Network”
The Vikings of old were strong, capable warriors well known for their prowess in battle. Now a modern viking may not be going into battle but they… Read more “The Vikin Were Strong”
If you aren’t modding Skyrim. You’re doing Skyrim wrong. But before we really get started and fall into the wonderful, weird world of Skyrim mods you need… Read more “Improving Your Skyrim: For a Greater Viking Experience”
Video games are by are by far the best place to experience viking life in its truest form, in particular look for games based on… Read more “Videogames for Vikings”
It’s not so daunting when you first feel a connection to a viking character in a videogame. Everyone does right? It was during my first playthrough of Skyrim… Read more “Finding Your Viking Name”
Music. The joy of life and a vital part of viking life. In the golden era of viking life music was a way of sharing one’s exploits with other vikings. It gave the physically less impressive vikings a sense of purpose and it was a fine accompaniment to the mead and ale which were part and parcel of viking life. SO how does this apply to the modern viking? By helping us reveal, when we are alone, the viking we must keep contained in company.
I have eluded to the importance of videogames that draw on viking and nordic culture for their ability to allow a viking in the modern world to live out the life they were meant to without being shunned or punished by society. Skyrim draws greatly on viking culture and is a great favourite amongst gamers irregardless. It is for that reason I have selected a song of battle valour (against a dragon so as not to raise the ire/suspicion of the plebs) to rouse the fire of your viking soul. Listen and feel your inner viking awaken.