Banished Ventures

Let’s Build a Viking Longhouse

This time I want to build something nice. Also something that is still missing in the Viking set and what else could it be than a true Viking Longhouse. One not only to feast like the mead hall but to live.

Let’s Build a Storehouse .. out of Turf

Settling in overseas, your Vikings can build some clever houses from turf to save wood but not even a simple storage building? That should be changed in the next version!

Let’s Build a Hunting Camp

Since the Hunting Cabin is a midgame item requiring glass and not everyone likes to micromanage so much, the idea of a simple but permanent workplace for hunters came up. Let’s build it!

Picture Puzzle

Banished in the woods, you need a good eye for everything edible. Proof your survival skill and let me know in comments what will be in the cooking pot this evening!

Update – North 7 “Vikings”

You can now download and play North 7. This update has its focus on old Nordic style from Viking era and expands especially the early stage of a game. It also fills gaps in building set beyond medieval and polishes many other aspects of the mod.

Let’s Build a Fording

One more suggested item I want to build now and it should go pretty fast. It is an opportunity to cross streams in the new seafarer scenario where you have to struggle with rare wood.

Let’s Build a Healers Hut

The Beta test of North 7 is running and besides bug fixing, we found some gaps in gameplay. What the Vikings still need is something to use herbs befor the Herbalist Cabin can be built.

One house to smoke it all

The new smokehouse from your suggestions with a catch-all function for various fish and meat – now available for download and test-smoking.

15 Tips for Banished Survivors

Your banished people have a hard time surviving tough conditions in the North? Here you can find some tips and hints to get a viable start in a Survivor or Anders & Ella scenario…

Turf House – Preview Mod

The Viking Turf Houses from work in progress are now available as a separated preview mod. Main use of this new house type is in early game or in situations where wood is rare.


A new and specialized storehouse from Finland with a passageway and lots of space for clothes, tools and utensils. Single mod and ready for download.

Nordic Infirmary

A new model is just finished, out of the row but filling a gap in the current North mod. The vanilla hospital can now be replaced by this new building from Finland.