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How to Cast Runes

How to Cast Runes

View our tutorial on how to cast runes the way it is described by the roman historian Tacitus. This page is great for the academic knowledge on the meaning of the runes:https://norse-mythology.org/runes/the-meanings-of-the-runes/ Nice tutorial for Clay DIY Runes:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eklEQHJ-AEI This page is more elaborate on the interpretation of the runes: http://runesecrets.com/?fbclid=IwAR0WaccuDcRKas_EJdR7uma4rfiF3t7HeeZDESuEwu78Q05hr_l1_RcDLx0 Try casting the runes yourself …

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Why Create a Game of Ancient Runes?

Why Create a Game of Ancient Runes?

Runes are a great example of the mystery and almost foreign worldview of the old Norse and of the myths that Northmyth would love to make come alive through games and stories on this site. We approach these myths quite differently, but cofounder, Cecilie, has been casting and reading about the runes for almost 10 …

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The Magic of Runes Explained

The Magic of Runes Explained

Runes could, according to the written sources, be used for different kinds of magic. There was a believe that the runes could help predict the future but also more actively, almost like a spell, tricker transformation. The poem Ljothhatal, a part of the Havamal, lists different runic charms. Say you want to light a bon …

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5 Runes You’ll Want in Battle

5 Runes You’ll Want in Battle

The runes were used for much more than foretelling the future. The symbols held the power of magical transformation and therefore men used them in battle against their enemies. Odin composed a poem to brag about all the rune spells he knows and we picked our top 5 most useful runic battle spells that you would …

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NEW PROJECT: MIDGARD SERPENT GAME

NEW PROJECT: MIDGARD SERPENT GAME

We are happy to announce our newest project, Midgard Serpent! The great monsters of Norse Mythology are always intriguing and we wanted to make a game for you, centered around the big outcast snake, son of Loki and Angrboda, Jormungandr. It translates to something like mighty monster and in this new game, you will help little baby …

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Welcome to Northmyth

Welcome to Northmyth

Welcome to Northmyth Here you will find small games, stories and other things like t-shirts with Northmyth designs. The vision is that it all content on this site and subsites relates to Nordic, Norse mythology. To tell the stories and the myths of the north. The tales of Odin, Thor, Freja and the rest of the …

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