Viking activity in the British Isles occurred during the Early Middle Ages, the 8th to the 10th centuries, when Norsemen from Scandinavia travelled to Great Britain and Ireland to settle, trade or raid. The Vikings' homeland was Scandinavia: modern Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Those who came to the British Isles have been generally referred to as Vikings, but some scholars debate whether the term Viking represented all Norse settlers or just those who raided. We know about them through archaeology, poetry, sagas and proverbs, treaties, and the writings of people in Europe and Asia … The Viking raids culminated in 1013 CE when the Viking King Sweyn Forkbeard conquered the whole of England. From here they travelled great distances, mainly by sea and river - as far as North America to the west, Russia to the east, Lapland to the north and North Africa and Iraq to the south. Gain fame, riches and a new home as the Vikings voyaging to England, or defend your Kingdom and Christendom from the pagan hordes! Viking players control the Norsemen Viking freemen and the fearless Viking shock troops known as Berserkers. Over the …

878 Vikings is an area control game for 2 - 4 players. And if you believe the results of the new study, tens of thousands of Danish Vikings also moved to England at this time. The Vikings were a group of Scandinavian seafaring warriors who left their homelands from around 800 A.D. to the 11th century, and raided coastal towns.