Role-playing meets turn-based strategy, wrapped into an adventure mini-series about vikings. Travel through stunning landscapes straight out of an animated film as your party escapes what could be the end of everything. Battle painstakingly hand-animated foes in strategic, turn-based combat. Make decisions with real consequences in conversations with people you'll actually care about. The Banner Saga is a mature game aimed at gamers who appreciate art, story and strategy. Hope you'll join the caravan.

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Live through an epic role-playing Viking saga where your strategic choices directly affect your personal journey.

Posted by INtense! on Jan 14th, 2014

Attention all vikings, The Banner Saga has released today! Make allies as you travel with your caravan across this stunning yet harsh landscape. Carefully choose those who will help fight a new threat that jeopardizes an entire civilization.


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hokieman
hokieman Jan 14 2014, 11:23pm says:

Hey this looks very similar to Fire Emblem. Does it play anything like that? And how much of the game is voice acted, and how much story is to be expected. How long is the game for the average person? Thanks.

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nicklemarr
nicklemarr Feb 20 2014, 3:36am replied:

1. No.
2. Not much. They cited budget.
3. Not much in the first one, really just pinning down plot points for the series.
4. 8 hours on average.

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samurairenegade
samurairenegade Jan 15 2014, 9:21pm says:

Wow, I mean wow. This looks absolutely Stunning! I can't wait to see more!

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Indie4Fun
Indie4Fun Jan 16 2014, 3:12pm says:

I love the graphic style, looks really great!

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The Banner Saga
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Released Jan 14, 2014
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