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This game tells the story of Bjarni, a brave viking, who also has lived through the adventures around the secret sun stones of america, together with his family, while he was but a mere lad. His dad, Leif Eriksson, is said to be the true discoverer of America - even before Christopher Kolumbus.

His last adventure had led him through europe all the way to the orient, while he was solving the riddle around a strange vision he had. On his way, he has met up with three over brave heroes out of different countries where his adventures has led him through. Together, they were able to beat the terrible Midgard Snake after lots of adventures and safe the world from a terrible doom. This would have been Bjarni's Vision and fate otherwise. There was a big party because of the victory of our heroes... But soon it was clear that new dangers and adventures were awaiting the four heroes...


Northland Windows Wild animals
Northland Windows Marriage
Northland Windows Battle in mountains
Northland Windows Chase ghost

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Alternate Titles

  • "文化3:北国风云" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Мир Викингов" -- Russian spelling
  • "Wyprawa na Północ" -- Polish title
  • "Reise nach Nordland: Geschichten aus der Cultures Welt" -- German Full title
  • "Põhjala Saaga" -- Estonian title
  • "Mir Vikingov" -- Russian title
  • "Cultures: Northland" -- International title
  • "Cultures 3" -- Working title

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User Reviews

Viking Fun from Germany Windows Klirr (76)

Critic Reviews

Games4Mac Macintosh 2003 91 out of 100 91
GameZone Windows Sep 28, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
GameZone Linux Sep 28, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine Windows Mar, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2002 79 out of 100 79
IGN Windows Apr 02, 2004 6.4 out of 10 64
IGN Linux Apr 02, 2004 6.4 out of 10 64
GameSpot Windows Apr 08, 2004 5.1 out of 10 51
GameSpot Linux Apr 08, 2004 5.1 out of 10 51
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh May 04, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Northland is the sequel of the highly successive "Cultures 2 - The Gates of Asgard" by Funatics. Erroneously, it was declared officially as "Cultures 3", but in fact it's based upon the Cultures 2 engine, with enhanced features, additional campagnes and a new story and missions. While not being a simple add-on, it's a completely new game on its own.

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