This Clean, Pretty, Enjoyable Strategy Game Also Happens to Star Vikings


It might be biased of me, but I don’t typically associate the viking aesthetic with cleanliness. Warhorns, braided bears, sweat, muscle and flagons of ale? Yes! But sharp, clean lines and a soft, welcoming tones? No. But Bad North, Raw Fury’s surprise, real-time tactics game released earlier this week, is a elegant, polished, almost frictionless experience, presented in a simple interface and with muted, pleasing colors. It’s by far the prettiest viking game I’ve ever payed.

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