Launch Interactive See your name spelled in runes and learn the meaning of each of the letters in the Viking alphabet. Transcript Write Your Name in Runes The runic alphabet, or Futhark, gets its name from its first six letters f, u, th, a, r, k , much like the word "alphabet" derives from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta.
Fehu Fehu can mean cattle, gold, or wealth in general. Uruz Uruz represents strength, speed, and good health. Thurisaz Thurisaz refers to the giants of Norse mythology. Ansuz Ansuz could refer to any deity, but it was most often associated with Odin.
Raido Likely an important rune for the Vikings, Raido signified a long journey. Kenaz Kenaz represents a torch or some other source of light. Gebo Gebo was used to denote a sacrifice to the gods. Wunjo Wunjo can translate as comfort, joy, or glory. Hagalaz Hagalaz is the rune for hail, either in terms of the weather or hailing projectiles in battle.
Nauthiz Nauthiz means need or necessity. Isa Isa means ice. Jera Jera translates as year or harvest. Skip to Content. See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.
There are a lot of player controls on screen -- sometimes too many to keep track of without distracting you from the battle you're in the midst of, which can prove deadly. The game is a first person shooter, so the violence is pretty much nonstop.
You'll fire or face a variety of weapons, ranging from rifles to grenades to laser pulses. Explosions are commonplace, and when your character is gravely injured, the screen becomes obscured with blood. While the game is set in a sci-fi universe, the violence is very realistic and entirely inappropriate for younger players. Blood is minimal, though only appearing when your character is nearing death.
There's also a heavy push for an in-app purchase for additional multiplayer maps, which teens may desire so they can play with their friends. The Gameloft Live! Add your rating See all 2 parent reviews. Add your rating See all 9 kid reviews. While the original N. This sequel to that game is good, but doesn't redefine the category. Like the original, the story and many of the game's elements are obvious Halo rip-offs, but that's not overly important as the game is more action focused.
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