Bad North DOES NOT support: iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus, iPad Air/Mini 2, 3/iPod Touch 6th gen and lower

Your home is under attack. The king is dead at the hands of Viking invaders. Hope is a distant glimmer in the fog, fading fast with every passing moment. As you rise to take your father’s place as ruler, it will fall to you to stage your defenses. But make no mistake – this is no fight for victory, but a desperate grasp for survival.

Bad North is a charming but brutal real-time tactics roguelite. Defend your idyllic island kingdom against a horde of Viking invaders, as you lead the desperate exodus of your people. Command your loyal subjects to take full tactical advantage of the unique shape of each island. Everything is at stake: fail, and watch the blood of your subjects stain the ground red.

It’s charmingly brutal, with beautiful procedurally-generated islands and adorable soldiers juxtaposed against the blood-stained realities of war. You control the broad strokes of the battle, giving high level commands to your soldiers who try their best to carry them out in the heat of the moment. It’s accessibly deep, with simple player inputs masking a dynamic combat simulation that make it inviting to new players while challenging veterans.
Keep fighting, warriors. Not for power or riches or glory, but for hope of peace to come once again in the harsh lands of the Bad North.

Key Features

REAL-TIME TACTICS ROGUELITE: Position and relocate your troops to fend off the Vikings, who each have their own counters to the threats you pose. Pick your battles and plan your evacuations carefully! Lose a commander and they’re gone forever; lose everything, and it’s game over!

INTELLIGENT UNIT CONTROLS: You command the broad strokes of your defenses and monitor positioning — your soldiers do the rest, navigating and engaging intuitively in response to the situation at hand.

PROCEDURALLY-GENERATED ISLANDS: Each island is both stylistically charming and unique in its layout. Plan your strategies around every nook and cranny, for you only get one chance to save them from the enemy invasion.

UNLOCKABLE UPGRADES: A stronger, smarter defense leads to greater rewards. Use these to develop your subjects from a ragtag militia into seasoned warriors.

What’s New

Version 2.00.18

Optimization to memory usage

Ratings and Reviews

3.4 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

Editors’ Choice

Set in a snowy Nordic fantasy world, Bad North is about doing the best you can with what you’ve got. Command troops of archers, swordsmen, and more as you protect a chain of islands from marauders, but one wrong move can prove costly. Tense, slick, and stylish, Bad North is a heady blend of tactical combat, strategic planning, and intuitive controls.

ProGarager99 ,

15 corrupted saves...

I tried to beat the game 15 times but every time after the second checkpoint it crashes, just like everyone else says. It’s unbeatable! You can’t get past 75% completion! They need to fix this, I come back to the game every two or three months hoping they’ve updated it because it’s such a game but this is getting ridiculous now... do they even read any of the reviews?

Ironically like a day after I posted this, it for some reason stopped glitching so much on my latest campaign (my fifteenth). This is crazy, as I have been trying to finish a campaign without it glitching and ruining the save since last year. So I’m not sure what to give this game as a review anymore because I’m elated it finally works and want to give it five stars, but at the same time it’s odd because the game working without glitches is not the norm at all and is probably a glitch in and of itself! So I am changing my review from ONE STAR to THREE STARS

It'sJustReagularStuff ,

Amazing, But Rather Required For Work

This game is one of my favorite games ever. It had strategy that seems so complex yet so simple. It brings real challenge compared to these easy games I’ve gotten tired of. The game does however need some work. Graphic glitches are all over the game. Not to mention that several save files have been ruined because it won’t let me load any levels past 50%. Ignoring the bugs I must continue to the actual struggling mechanics. The first one is the plunge ability. It poses nothing really. And it is the last thing I buy. I think the idea is great, but you don’t ever get the opportunity to use it. I think plunge should increase the overall attack and movement speed of the infantry units for a short duration of time after activating the ability. It also should have only a 10 second cool down as it should be something more used. Also items are lackluster. I mean 8 items only. I expected at least 15. Finally I really wish there was an endless mode to see how long you could Stand the enemy

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356.1 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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Age Rating
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence


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