How far would you go to protect your loved ones?


Walk the path of Gerda as her quiet life is turned upside down during the World War 2 occupation of her small Danish village.

Choose where to go, how to act, and who to trust in this intimate narrative RPG-lite experience inspired by real life events.

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War Child Charity Digital Edition

DON’T NOD is partnering with UK-based charity, War Child to launch the Gerda: A Flame in Winter – War Child Charity Digital Edition on Steam.

 

This new edition of the game contains:

  • Gerda: A Flame in Winter (full game)
  • the original soundtrack composed by Jakob Støvring Hansen
  • six exclusive digital paintings of game environments.

 

20% of proceeds of the Gerda: A Flame in Winter – War Child Charity Digital Edition will go directly to War Child.

Take a stand
Every dilemma is challenging and every decision critical in times of turmoil such as war. Make your choices through a mix of exploration, dialog, and resource and relationship management. Your personality traits are your skills in this unique narrative RPG-lite experience and your connection with others also determines how the story unfolds.
Discover an unexpected heroine
In this poignant story-driven game, you play as Gerda, a nurse whose life is turned upside down overnight. A tale told not on the front line, but in the intimate setting of the small Danish village she has lived her whole life. Armed only with her wits and knowledge of her people, Gerda must try to save her loved ones while staying true to herself.
Tell an untold story
Gerda: A Flame in Winter is a tale of compassion, community, and courage, inspired by real life experiences and events. Unearth a hidden side of history and tell your own story.
Key Features
  • Explore multiple branches and endings
  • Develop your personality using your diary
  • Collect items and relations points that will impact your choices
  • Enjoy a distinctive art style influenced by Nordic Impressionist paintings
  • Immerse yourself in a story inspired by a real member of the Danish Resistance during World War 2

Reviews

Gerda: A Flame in Winter

 

“A Brutal Game In A Beautiful Package.”

 

4,5/5

Gerda: A Flame in Winter

 

“DON’T NOD’s latest is a slow-burning beauty”

 

8/10

Gerda: A Flame in Winter

 

“Gerda: A Flame in Winter is a masterful work of art in both the gaming and storytelling spheres.”

 

4,5/5

Gerda: A Flame in Winter

 

“Gerda: A Flame in Winter is a brilliantly done RPG. In the art department, it is insanely good.”

 

Gerda: A Flame in Winter

 

“An overall excellent game.”

 

9/10

Characters

Gerda

Anders

Portrait Reinhardt

Reinhardt

Margit

Gerda

4

A quick-thinking and observant nurse who works in the small village of Tinglev. Growing up with a Danish mother and a German father has made her a frequent mediator in the local community, though some think she is too unwilling to take sides. She puts her people pleasing ways and perfectionism to good use working at the local clinic as a nurse. ​

Anders

4

A good-natured mechanic who would rather spend his days illustrating the local wildlife than tinkering with an engine. Despite a quiet disposition, there is a righteous heart beating beneath his calm exterior.

Portrait Reinhardt

Reinhardt

5

A Wehrmacht officer with a penchant for cigarettes and crime, Reinhardt was transferred to Southern Jutland, where he quickly integrated himself into the local black market. He cares little for ideology and partakes of illicit substances to quell both his nerves and his guilt.​

Margit

4

​The daughter of local manufacturing magnate Algot Vestergaard, Margit enjoys assisting with the family business, but has reservations about her father’s illicit business dealings. Often escaping into books, she worries she might never see the world outside of Tinglev.​

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Frequently Asked Questions

Gerda: A Flame in Winter was released on September 1st, 2022, on Nintendo Switch and Steam (PC).

You can play Gerda: A Flame in Winter on Nintendo Switch and Steam (PC).

English and Danish (with the day one patch). Interface and subtitles: English, Danish, French, German, Italian, Spanish (Spain), Russian, and Simplified Chinese.

The age ratings for Gerda: A Flame in Winter are PEGI 16, ESRB Teen, and USK 12+.

No, you don’t need an internet connection to play.

No, the game is a single-player narrative experience.

MINIMUM: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system OS: Windows 7 Processor: Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 (4 * 2660) or equivalent Memory: 4 GB RAM Graphics: GeForce GTX 750 (2048 VRAM) or equivalent DirectX: Version 11 Storage: 5 GB available space

RECOMMENDED: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system OS: Windows 10 Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 (4 * 3200) or equivalent Memory: 16 GB RAM Graphics: GeForce GTX 1050 (2048 VRAM) or equivalent DirectX: Version 11 Storage: 5 GB available space

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Co-Produced by PortaPlay Gaming and DON’T NOD Entertainment © 2022 – All rights reserved