Category: Technology & IT

0 A.D. Alpha 23 – A Historical Real Time Strategy Video Game

0 A.D. is a free and open source historical real time strategy video game developed and released by Wildfire Games. It focuses on the Ancient Age and boasts of a multitude of playable civilisations, including the Republican Romans or the Ancient Greeks. The latest version, labeled Alpha 23 Ken Wood, adds a series of new…


Medieval Mod For 0 A.D. Video Game – Millennium A.D.

Millennium A.D. is a total conversion mod pack made for the free and open source real time strategy video game 0 A.D. which introduces two brand new playable civilizations (for the current version), specifically the Anglo-Saxons and the Norsemen. It resets the timeline of the original game from Antiquity to the medieval era. Consequently, the…


0 A.D. – A Free, Open-Source Video Game In The Style Of Age Of Empires

0 A.D. – Empires Ascendant is a free, open-source, cross-platform RTS developed by Wildfire Games and released in July, 2017 as a stable version (although still in continuous development). Initially conceived solely as a mod for Age Of Empires II: The Age of Kings in 2001, the team of independent developers from Wildfire Games decided to…


The Bluetooth Protocol System And The Correlation With The Viking Age

The Bluetooth wireless technology is worldwide known and used for its secure modality of transferring data between various electronic devices. It has become steadily popular for connecting mobile phones, personal computers or gaming consoles since the mid 1990s onwards. But have you ever imagined that its name might actually be correlated with that of a Viking…


The Legendary Viking Age Sunstones May Have Indeed Existed

Usage of the legendary sunstones is attested in several old Icelandic written tales to have helped the Norsemen during their lengthy maritime voyages from native Scandinavia abroad during the tumultuous Viking Age. According to several medieval allegorical stories such as, for instance, ‘Rauðúlfs þáttr‘ (meaning ‘The story of Rauð and of his sons’) written sometime during either…