By Philippe Schober


Hnefatafl is an historical Scandinavian board game whose variants have been played all over medieval Europe earlier than chess was even invented. In these so referred to as Tafl video games two completely different sized armies struggle one another. The invading black army tries to capture the white king, while the defending white army tries to protect their king and assist him escape.

Often also called the Game of the Vikings Hnefatafl tells many stories, just like the Moskowites invasion of Sweden or the Viking hordes pillaging Britain. But no matter what the story is one thing always stays the identical: The hunt for the king.

Even though the foundations aren't difficult the sport presents fascinating methods and rewards tactical play. Try to encompass the enemy items, plan ahead, lay traps and drive your opponent into give up. Will you capture the king for gold and glory? Can the loyal guards maintain back the invading forces and secure the flight of their king?

For offline and on-line play you possibly can create your own customized variants -- with over 200,000 totally different variants possible!

The sport options cross platform play with iOS, Windows and Linux and you ought to use a single account to access all your matches from any of your gadgets. The multiplayer is asynchronous so you can proceed your matches everytime you need.

Valhalla awaits!

This recreation features the next variants:

- Hnefatafl

- Hnefatafl - Copenhagen

- Hnefatafl - Historical

- Hnefatafl - Berserk

- Hnefatafl - Fetlar

- Sea Battle 11x11

- Sea Battle 13x13

- Tablut

- Tablut - Historical (Saami)

- Linnaeus' Tablut

- Foteviken Tablut

- Ard Ri

- Brandubh

- Magpie

- Tawlbwrdd

- Tyr 13x13

- Tyr 15x15

- Tyr 19x19

- Coppergate 15x15

- Alea Evengelii

- Custom variants for offline and online play

Feature Overview:

- Offline play for 2 people on one device

- Offline play in opposition to numerous laptop opponents

- Offline play with computer against computer

- Online play by way of Fellhuhn Gaming Service for two humans

- Ingame Chat for Online play

- Achievements via Fellhuhn Gaming Service

- Tutorial/Rules included

- Share matches with other players

- Annotate and review on-line matches

- Export matches to OpenTafl

- Match Browser to find the becoming match

- Match History to evaluation your strategies

- Link your account with the Steam model to proceed your matches anytime

- ELO rankings for rated matches

This app is supported by advertisement which may be disabled through a one-time buy of IAP.


- Internet Access is required for the commercials and on-line play

- In-App-Billing/Purchase is required for the optionally available removal of advertisements

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Includes art work created by Thomas Jacquin ( which are a part of the Tafl-Sets of Legend Board Games.

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