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.

Image RSS Feed Latest Screens
Wallpaper - The Battle for Middle-earth Wallpaper - The Battle for Middle-earth Wallpaper - The Battle for Middle-earth
Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: Return of Shadow Update April 2015 Part 2

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.

Media RSS Feed Latest Video
Downloads RSS Feed Latest Downloads
Return of Shadow - Shaders
Battle for Middle-earth

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
Battle for Middle-earth

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
Battle for Middle-earth

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
Battle for Middle-earth

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
Battle for Middle-earth

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
Battle for Middle-earth

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.

Post comment Comments  (10 - 20 of 82)
Guest
Guest Jun 1 2013, 8:18am says:

This comment is currently awaiting admin approval, join now to view.

Guest
Guest Mar 8 2013, 7:04am says:

This comment is currently awaiting admin approval, join now to view.

kevin1996
kevin1996 Feb 19 2013, 3:04pm says:

are there mots coming for nice looking units for battle for middle earth 1

+1 vote     reply to comment
kevin1996
kevin1996 Feb 19 2013, 11:23am says:

are there coming more mots like better looking units ?

+1 vote     reply to comment
Erixop
Erixop Jan 24 2013, 6:10am says:

People, when can i start playing this????

+1 vote     reply to comment
Radspakr
Radspakr Jan 25 2013, 10:21am replied:

As soon as you install it.

0 votes     reply to comment
nasser1998
nasser1998 Aug 10 2012, 10:34pm says:

better then number 2

0 votes     reply to comment
SeasonedSteak
SeasonedSteak Jul 1 2012, 5:32am says:

I was addicted to this game for like 2 yeards then my computer crashed and i dint have the box for the CD code and i dont have the money to rebuy!

+1 vote     reply to comment
BalrogSlayerGR
BalrogSlayerGR Jul 4 2012, 10:36am replied:

do you know how to get the mods to work

-1 votes     reply to comment
SeasonedSteak
SeasonedSteak Jul 6 2012, 7:35am replied:

no sadly i was little and just stuck to the campgaing and didnt know mods existed sorry

+1 vote     reply to comment
Guest
Guest Feb 4 2013, 8:48pm replied:

This comment is currently awaiting admin approval, join now to view.

Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Icon
Battle for Middle-earth
Platform
Windows
Developer & Publisher
Electronic Arts
Contact
Send Message
Release Date
Released Dec 4, 2004
Game Watch
Track this game
Share
Community Rating

Average

9.2

227 votes submitted.

You Say

-

Ratings closed.

Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

best game ever gondor rulez

Feb 23 2011, 11:51am by physco1

Style
Genre
Real Time Strategy
Theme
Fantasy
Players
Single & Multiplayer
Project
AAA
Boxshot
Boxshot
Sequels
Battle for Middle-earth II, Released Feb 28, 2006
Logo
Battle for Middle-earth, Released Dec 4, 2004
Logo
Embed Buttons

Promote Battle for Middle-earth on your homepage or blog by selecting a button and using the embed code provided (more).

Battle for Middle-earth Battle for Middle-earth
Battle for Middle-earth
Statistics
Last Update
1 month ago
Watchers
248 members
Mods
36
Addons
6
Files
64
News
49
Tutorials
2
Reviews
27