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Conquest Mode is the biggest update to Northgard yet and it's out now

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Throwing out the lore, Northgard Conquest is all about the battles. This massive free expansion to the strategy game is out now. Giving you a chance to get another "100+" hours of the game, this new free game mode has a singleplayer and co-op option to play through a series of missions as you power-up your chosen clan with rewards.

It's not just a bunch of plain missions it throws you through though. There's also the inclusion of new special units, buildings, resources, events and maps. I did say it was massive! The missions themselves aren't exactly normal either, with each having a different victory condition and special rules to thoroughly mix things up.

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If you've found it easy, this update also brings in an Extreme difficulty mode in addition to the three others Easy, Normal and Hard. To be honest, even the Normal mode is quite challenging!

One issue that did come along with the update, is that the interface scaling is way off. Before it was perfect, loading it up today I was greeted with this. Setting it to 2x scaling sorted it out but it's quite weird to have to do double scaling, on a 1080p monitor. This isn't a Linux issue though, there's lots of reports on it from Windows players too. If you struggle to change it, find the "prefs.sav" file in your install folder, open it with a text editor and find "uiScale" and make sure it says "uiScalei2y5" instead of whatever is there currently and then reload the game.

Since I'm quite a big fan of Northgard, coming from a childhood playing games like Settlers it clicked with me instantly. Having the ability to now play an almost endless amount of hours without having to go through the same story again? Sold. Well, sold isn't the right word, it's a free update—sweet!

Find Northgard on Steam where Shiro Games are currently celebrating with their games on sale. Northgard is 60% off and the DLCs are 50% off until 6PM UTC Friday. Also on Humble Store but no sale there.

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libgradev 24 Oct, 2019
Quoteit's quite weird to have to do double scaling, on a 1080p monitor.

Depends on the screen size
Liam Dawe 24 Oct, 2019
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Quoteit's quite weird to have to do double scaling, on a 1080p monitor.

Depends on the screen size
I think you know what I was getting at...being given super tiny text like the linked image by default is not normal.
TheSHEEEP 25 Oct, 2019
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Interesting. Might give this another go now.
I played through the campaign, but that is pretty much all I care about in these games. So a new campaign is definitely something that could make me come back to a game.
14 25 Oct, 2019
Looks pretty cool. Hopefully I can play this co-op with my buddies someday.
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