Released Jan 2017 4.3★
Have you ever dreamed of traveling back in time? Now you can, with your new friend Olaf S9.
Anno 1500 is a time travel adventure that takes you back to the late 1500s and the township of Luleå in the north of Sweden. On a barren place simply called The Mountain preparations for a church holiday are well under way. People here speak several different languages and dialects. You get to meet three characters who represent three branches of a multicultural society. Luleå parish, from mountain to coast, has about 3000 inhabitants. Gustav Vasa’s son — John III — is the king of Sweden. The shift from Catholicism to Protestantism is still very recent. The people of this parish come to the church town to attend mass, trade and pay taxes.
No one lives here, except occasionally during these visits. The port has already moved further out into the bay due to the uplift but the city of Luleå is still founded here in 1621. Some citizens are forced to move here but the vast majority still live in neighboring villages. The shallow bay will soon make it impossible for ships to enter and Luleå is then moved to its current location. What remains here is known as Gammelstad — Church Town — a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.
Jul 11, 2017
Really enjoyed this experience. I have a real fascination with history in that I always like to imagine what it was like to live in a different time, and this is a nice immersive experience. I don’t know Swedish so I missed out on most of the dialog, but this is a wonderful VR experience, worth every penny.
May 01, 2017
A must have for old Vikings, and history interested guys. Gives you the experience of really being there. Great work. Respect…
Feb 14, 2017
I would love to try your experience but my VR interaction space is limited to an area of 1.5 x 1.5 meters. I wonder if its there a way to reposition or recalibrate your starting point as by now both buttons on the starting menu are out of reach , outside the chaperone limits.
Looking forward to enjoy your Experience.
Thanks you in advance.