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The Viking fleets returned to Normandy. They had often found safe harbour there in the past, a constant source of dispute with king Æþelréd of England until the Pope mediated a truce between king and count ten years ago; but the count had died and his son, Richard II, had welcomed the Vikings again as their onslaught on England heightened. They conquered at Maldon and fell on London, and many of them took tribute and settled down as men of the king; but still others ravaged the shores of England for three full years before sailing to Normandy with their spoils.

Æþelréd was quick to exploit the respite, however, as he laid waste to Cumberland and the Isle of Man, known Viking bases in the Irish Sea; but his attention soon turned to Normandy. At Portsmouth he gathered another ship-fyrd, ready to cross the sea and do the most harm to Richard, that he may stop supporting the pirates. Ælfríc son of Ælfhere, ealdorman of Hampshire, was chosen as the captain, even though some whispered that he was a friend to the Danes; and he was to be assisted by a Danish steersman, Pallig son of Tókig, one of those who had accepted Æþelréd’s terms and entered his service.

But even before they came to land near Barfleur, the Norman lookouts spied the fleet in the horizon, and swiftly they rode to warn the young Niel, viscount of the Cotentin, Richard’s friend and most trusted captain. Together with his companion Alvreid Gaianz, “the Giant”, he mustered his host at Coutances and marched on the Saire valley to defend his land and folk against the invaders, gathering many stragglers along the way in his hurried advance towards the columns of smoke in the distance that marked where the English had burned down a village along the coast.

It was a pleasant summer day in the Saire valley, and the histories of England and Normandy were about to become inextricably intertwined.


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07_Republic_commando
07_Republic_commando Nov 19 2014 says:

Was going to download until i found out it was MP, now i know it will just be dead in a year or so exept if the put in SP. Not saying that its a bad mod, it would just have alot more downloads as a singleplayer and multiplayer mod.

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hrotha
hrotha Nov 19 2014 replied:

This mod has been alive and well for almost 4 years now. It's doing fine as MP.

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AubeSangante
AubeSangante Nov 19 2014 replied:

Dead in he year ? Man this mod as existed for like 3-4 year now and it's still not dead, the monthly organised event got something like 100 player and the last big event add around 200 player on it.

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hrotha
hrotha Nov 17 2014 replied:

Make sure you follow the instructions, especially the one about not installing it as a module on your Warband folder. Víkingr is stand-alone.

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aldodf
aldodf Nov 10 2014 says:

maybe it is time to work for the single player, there are no players in multiplayer

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hrotha
hrotha Nov 10 2014 replied:

If you don't see any players on the official server, chances are you aren't looking at the right time.

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aldodf
aldodf Nov 10 2014 replied:

Perhaps, I find myself always 2 or 3 players, but not sufficient to play a match, though mine was not absolutely a offense, rather, a way to duplicate the strength of mod;)

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Son_of_Luchar
Son_of_Luchar Nov 8 2014 says:

No Irish = No Sigtrygg Silkbeard

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RagnarrJarlJomsborg Nov 18 2014 replied:

It has got the Goidil.

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hrotha Nov 7 2014 replied:

It's a bit of a secret (not a well-kept one, though), since it can be abused, but if you request help in the forum and you seem like a reasonable guy someone will surely help you out.

Rather than start a new thread about it, however, it's better if you ask here: Forums.taleworlds.com

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Being a longstanding MM player, pretty much since when they started the mod, i must admit i'm a bit dissapointed by Vincenzo and Lord_Olafson's reactions on this page. I renember MM's less glorious times, the ones i cherish the most, where Lcatt, Dante, Atkivir, Dale and a few other players still played the mod while it had all but died down, on some evenings where there were more then 20 players online it really was -ALOT- for us and we were all happy. Then came MM Waterloo, and all of the sudden…

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I totally agree with what Vincenzo said, the mod is totally buggy, I remeber alot of rigging bugs as well as missing AI meshes. When I destroyed a house, the house model didnt change (wtf!) it was still the same, I couldnt see any difference between the destroyed and the not destroyed model. Second time I destroyed a house, I was kicked over the whole map, and I died when I hit the ground.... Also the bots which spawn when a house is destroyed are annoying, most of the maps dont have a AI mesh…

Feb 28 2011 by lord_olafson

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