Using the Lord Of The Rings movie license, The Battle for Middle-earth is a Real-Time Strategy game based upon both the renown literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien, and the film trilogy directed by Peter Jackson. Players are given control of enormous armies in the many of the epic battles depicted in the film. From waging all-out combat among the vast forces of good and evil to controlling your favorite heroes and characters to managing the troops.

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About Return of Shadow with 2 comments by Radspakr on Apr 26th, 2015


Access Beta Program

In the past I had a program called the Access Beta which was a closed beta available to selected members. The program fell into disuse after a while but now that I'm back with a new site and forum I'm bringing it back.
The Access Beta is an invitational beta that allows early access to future releases including some stuff that is still in development like future factions like Erebor and Strongholds.
Members of the program play, discuss and test the beta to find any bugs I miss and fix them before the public beta.

You can sign up for the Access Beta Program over on the forums.

Videos and Livestreams

I've been testing out some capture software and I'm looking to start posting videos again very soon.
These videos will be gameplay footage, map showcases and teasers.
I'm also looking into doing some livestreams in the future, maybe showcasing future stuff.

Forum

Over on the forums I've been at work setting up the new Faction subforums so that you can get information and discussion on the factions for Return of Shadow.
Erebor has an updated Tech Tree.

Work continues on both the new version of Beta 0.21 and version 0.22.
More news on that sometime soon.

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Return of Shadow - Shaders
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Return of Shadow - Shaders

May 25, 2015 Return of Shadow Graphics Tool 2 comments

The SweetFX shader pack for Return of Shadow. To install simply extract these files the game folder. If using Worldbuilder make sure to move these shaders...

Return of Shadow Beta 0.2 - Installer Version
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Return of Shadow Beta 0.2 - Installer Version

May 25, 2015 Return of Shadow Full Version 0 comments

Finally the new version of Beta 0.21 is available. This is the alternative version with a new installer and launcher. Simply run the installer and launch...

Return of Shadow Beta 0.2 - Torrent Version
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Return of Shadow Beta 0.2 - Torrent Version

May 5, 2015 Return of Shadow Demo 2 comments

A torrent version of the mod for those with unstable internet. This version has a slightly different installation method (no segmented 7z files).

Installer/Uninstaller combo
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Installer/Uninstaller combo

Feb 5, 2015 Return of Shadow Installer Tool 2 comments

Note:The installer in this download will soon be obsolete. A new installer version is being made and will replace the standard Beta 0.2 download. The...

Return of Shadow Beta 0.2
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Return of Shadow Beta 0.2

Feb 4, 2015 Return of Shadow Full Version 121 comments

Note:This version will soon be removed in favour of the installer version. If you have already installed this version you do not need the installer version...

Return of Shadow manual 0.2
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Return of Shadow manual 0.2

Feb 4, 2015 Return of Shadow Guides 1 comment

The updated manual for Beta 0.2 Containing updated information on all 7 factions.

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kosmatos
kosmatos Jul 10 2014, 8:48am says:

can anyone tell me why i have a runtime error at the good campaign only when i select eomer? does anyone else has the same problem? plz send me some help! ps i did every simple solution is on internet and i havent found a similar problem!

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Kooskia
Kooskia Mar 27 2014, 4:39pm says:

I've big issues to start the mod.
On "From" i've made "C:\Users\Utente\AppData\Roaming\My Battle for Middle-earth Files"
On "To" i've made "D:\Program Files (x86)\EA GAMES\The Battle for Middle-earth (tm)\lotrbfme.exe" -mod tfa.big

I've anther mod for BMEII, with the "My battle ecc.." on C, and the original folder with lotrbfme2.exe on D.

It should work because i've made them on parallel.
But it just start the original game, and even crash when i try to play a single game.

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Kooskia
Kooskia Mar 28 2014, 4:46pm replied:

Silly me, it's the main page Xd btw i've solved the issue

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Radspakr
Radspakr Oct 17 2013, 2:32am replied:

Most mods are stored in "My Battle for Middle-Earth Files"
Go to Run (Windows+R)type in Appdata and enter then navigate to Roaming then the folder I mentioned above install there.
Most mods will have instructions inside a readme file with the download or on their forums.
Forums.revora.net

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Radspakr
Radspakr Sep 4 2013, 4:06pm says: +2 votes     reply to comment
SebaZ_16
SebaZ_16 Aug 4 2013, 10:38pm says:

Does anyone know how to play online using a mod. Can Gameranger be used? Or I must use Hamachi? Im really new on the Online playing subject

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thegifer
thegifer Sep 22 2013, 10:29am replied:

both can be used, but you must find other guys with exactly the same mod

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cabjlal
cabjlal Jun 1 2013, 7:29pm says:

can anybody tell me which mods support the campaing

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