Dark Ages in the British Isles were a fascinating, dismal time of constant wars, in which people fought for survival. A dark age with a deep blend of cultures. The 6th and 7th centuries were a time when invaders (Saxons, Angles and Jutes) tried hard to forge their destiny in a new world with the steel of their swords, shields and spears. The ancient peoples tried to resist, while they saw their kingdoms defeated and conquered by the “barbarians”, and sorrowfully saw how their beloved world slowly disappeared off the face of the earth. But other people must not be left unmentioned, like the Picts, who have always inspired great interest. Or to the west, another island as complex as Britain: Ireland in which many people were fighting for a piece of land, their clans, livestock and supremacy. In short, it is a world we know little about, yet a magnet for history lovers: a time of war and great deeds, where few kings (almost none) died in their beds.

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Hancelot
Hancelot

looks awesome

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Grimjowl
Grimjowl

...my god! I love the way one of the towns has the wrecked stone wall that has been repaired and filled in with the wooden bailey. BRILLIENT!

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Vitez-[JFK]
Vitez-[JFK]

This looks bloody awesum! good work...

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Heaney

Modern Historians don't use the phrase "dark ages".

It's now know that there were lots of technological advances we ignored.

It's now called the "Early Middle Ages".

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owe-dogg
owe-dogg

the tech. level of about 900 AD was less advanced than that of 200 AD Roman Empire, so i still say dark ages.

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dylanburchfield
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about equivalant to the Romans in 400 B.C

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It's not referred to as the "Dark Age" because of the level of technology. It's called that because of the lack of recorded history. People very rarely wrote stuff down because they were illiterate. They would have relied upon oral tradition to pass down history and knowledge.

This lack of written history has left a large gap that is known as the "Dark Age", because because we don't have very many glimpses into the world of people of that time.

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ObscuredWanderer
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Yes yes. Good point.

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romandude
romandude

cooooooool

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scandaldog
scandaldog

are there any strange armour set or any special wepons or armour that i can find/fight for?

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scandaldog
scandaldog

hah! i found the dux helm gold in ireland, ''my wife'' in the cave in alt clut, bandit king sword in the old ruins and i have won the wolf lorica, and all the other stuff in tornaments. are there more than that?

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Katarnn
Katarnn

Did you get Hrunting?

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Son_of_Luchar
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I just hope that this mod doesn't have the same type of weddings as game of thrones.

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