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Project by arnold posted 387 days ago 1096 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a ancient Viking board game that I saw on storm the castles you tube channel and wanted to make a wooden one here is the link on how to play it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNM4054Io7I

-- Arnold,Arizona





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lew

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#1 posted 387 days ago

Neat looking board! I’ve never heard of that game.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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arnold

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#2 posted 387 days ago

It’s a really fun game my sister, brother, and I have seen playing it for days and its easy to play

-- Arnold,Arizona

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 387 days ago

Nice looking game board. Do you have a shot of the players used?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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arnold

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#4 posted 387 days ago

Yes I’ll send u a picture

-- Arnold,Arizona

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 387 days ago

Good job Arnold.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 387 days ago

Good job on it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 387 days ago

Very cool, well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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stefang

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#8 posted 387 days ago

Showing the board isn’t enough Arnold. We want to know how the game is played too! Looks very nice. If you had cut those lines with a knife edge, the stain would not have run over the lines. Just a thought.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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arnold

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#9 posted 387 days ago

Well stefang it would be a little hard to show people how to play the game in the description I will put the link on how to play the game and pictures of the players today

-- Arnold,Arizona

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arnold

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#10 posted 387 days ago

Oh and thank you for the advice on the knife lines and the stain that is very helpful

-- Arnold,Arizona

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 382 days ago

Cool looking board game! It has a rustic charm and the pieces look great. Great work!

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BigYin

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#12 posted 361 days ago

online game version is here

http://www.homespunweb.co.uk/vikings/#

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...

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arnold

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#13 posted 347 days ago

Thanks bigyin

-- Arnold,Arizona

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BigYin

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#14 posted 319 days ago

Better online game here – you can play both sides

http://www.sebastian-ahlman.fi/?page_id=20

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...

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