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Valheim’s final Hearth & Home preview details axe buffs and bow nerfs

After plenty of previews and much ado, the major Hearth & Home update for viking crafting adventure Valheim is nearly here. Iron Gate have shown off the new hunger system, new foods, new ways to expel that food, and have now posted their last preview for the update. This one goes into some quick details on how the battleaxe and bow are changing. They say they’re making the bow less overpowered but really, it sounds like an upgrade for me personally. Study up on all these changes before the big update hits next week. Read more

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Valheim’s Hearth & Home update will let you vomit all your tasty new foods

As we learned last week thanks to that snazzy animated trailer, viking action craft ’em up Valheim is summoning its major Hearth & Home update in September. We’ve gotten teasers on quite a bit of the update’s features over the past couple months—from new building pieces to special treasure chests, and more. The latest detail is that you’ll be able to vomit. Yes, that’s actually a thing you might want to do on purpose. Iron Gate demonstrate your nasty new ability in a quick developer update. Read more

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Embracer Group has acquired the maker of Deep Rock Galactic, Huntdown, and six other studios

By Sherif Saed 5 August 2021 12:26 GMT Embracer Group is expanding its studio portfolio further with eight new teams.Embracer Group, the parent company of THQ Nordic, Koch Media, and many other publishers and developers, has announced today the acquisition of eight established studios. The teams will fall under Embracer’s various arms, bringing the group’s total size to over 8,000 employees.Watch on YouTubeWithin the premium games space, Coffee Stain will now own Deep Rock Galactic developer Ghost Ship, and Huntdown maker Easy Trigger. Koch Media, through its subsidiary Vertigo Games, has acquired VR developer Forcefield. Koch is also now the…

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Valheim patch adds new terrain modification, fixes a couple of bugs

By Dom Peppiatt 20 April 2021 10:54 GMT Developer Iron Gate Studios has rolled out a big new patch for the popular survival game Valheim that overhauls the terrain system and makes landscaping that bit easier for players.If you’re eager to do some humongous terrain-based projects in Valheim, you’re going to want to pay attention to the game’s latest update. Though the last patch tweaked Hammer, Hoe and Cultivator timings, this new update (version 0.150.3)  does some slightly more in-depth rejigging to the game’s suite of customization tools.“The new terrain modification system is made to reduce the number of network instances and…

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Become a viking wizard with this Valheim mod Skyheim

Valheim already has its own sort of magic with the forsaken powers you get from each boss, but if you’re more into to slinging fireballs around you may want to try out Skyheim. This mod adds runes that you can craft with loot from bosses and dungeons. Summon a light instead of carrying a torch. Scorch a forest full of Greylings with your fire. Oh, and teleport yourself back to your bed at will. It sounds pretty powerful, but chucking fire and ice around sure looks like a good time. Read more

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Valheim mod lets you overclock your smelters

After a strong mining sesh in Valheim, I believe there’s no greater agony than smelting all the ore I’ve gathered. Yes, it’s satisfying, but I am a terribly impatient individual who demands my metal bars now, not later. That’s why a mod which lets me overclock my smelters, kilns, and blast furnaces with Surtling Cores has me interested. Finally, I can speed up the process. Read more

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Valheim players are divided over ore teleportation, and devs are listening

Firm changed this aspect of the game a number of times during development.The creator of Valheim, Iron Gate Studio, has said that it might allow players to take ore through portals again.As it stands, players can build portals to teleport them around the map, but they become unusable when you have ore on your character, meaning you’d have to drop it. Transporting ore is possible through traditional means, but those are riskier and take a lot more work.Speaking to PCGamesN, the company’s CEO Richard Svensson said that this was something that had changed a number of times during development. The…

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Here’s how you make a house with stacked hearths in Valheim

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 9 March 2021 12:01 GMT Hot off the presses! One Valheim player has figured out how to make a house with stacked Hearths in the Viking survival game.Reddit user Bokonon posted on title’s subreddit, outlining his design for a chimney that lets users have Hearths on multiple floors in a structure.To make this, you need to start with two 2×2 wood floors next to one another and place two stone pillars on each corner. You then need to reinforce these pillars with wood iron beams, in order to help support the hearths. After that, you have…

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Valheim world generator lets you find the perfect map seed

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 2 March 2021 12:02 GMT Players can check out what a map will be like before committing to it.You can now discover the perfect world seed in Valheim thanks to an online map generator.The Valheim World Generator was created by Reddit user wd40bomber7 – as spotted by PCGamesN – and allows players to see what any given world seed will include, such as where bosses and items are.This means that before committing to a particular world, you can learn as much about it as possible. If you’re not feeling it, you can just generate another seed….