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 Battle for Middle-earth with 2 comments by kingfudgington on Nov 9th, 2014

This is the first of my campaign remake maps that requires a mod to work, I believe that without the extra heroes, buildings and units added in TEA:CE the map is far less enjoyable. Therefore I must credit both Celegin and the TEA:CE team for an excellent mod. If you wish to activate and thereby add Gandalf to the map please read the notes at the bottom. The download is located in the addons section.

Map Description

This map follows the same format as the original with the exception of extra objectives during the journey to Caras Galadhorn & a much larger goblin army. In terms of differences that's as much as I'm willing to divulge.

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Middle-Earth Extended Edition 0.825
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Middle-Earth Extended Edition 0.825

Jul 30, 2014 Middle Earth-Extended Edition Full Version 50 comments

Hello everyone. Version 0.825 has been released.

The Elven Alliance: Community Edition 1.3
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The Elven Alliance: Community Edition 1.3

May 4, 2014 The Elven Alliance: Community Edition Full Version 17 comments

Please note that you do not need any of the older versions of TEA:CE installed. TEA:CE 1.3 is all you need and is the most up to date version of the mod...

The HD Texture Patch !
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The HD Texture Patch !

Feb 28, 2014 ROR's BFME 1 HD Patch Full Version 0 comments

The HD Texture patch is out guys ! Check it out guys, and I hope you enjoy !

Beta 0.16 32 bit Patch check shortcuts
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Beta 0.16 32 bit Patch check shortcuts

Feb 19, 2014 Return of Shadow Installer Tool 2 comments

For those using 32 bit Windows with the default directory. Simply drop these into My Battle for Middle-Earth Files and replace the old ones. ONLY FOR...

Kings of the West Mod version 1.3
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Kings of the West Mod version 1.3

Feb 1, 2014 Kings of the West Full Version 4 comments

Version 1.3 of the Kings of the West mod for Battle for Middle Earth (1). This stand-alone release contains several minor bug fixes and is now compatible...

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Jan 23, 2014 The Best Of Full Version 0 comments

new verison of beta2. you donĀ“t need beta1 or beta2 if you download beta3. if you already have beta1 or beta2, just replace "rado.big" file whit this...

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Morgan123 Jun 21 2011, 11:44am says:

Mail to if you want to help me

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Morgan123 Jun 21 2011, 11:23am says:

i want to make a mod for battle for middle earth 1 patch 1.02 but i nead help with it

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Mularac Jul 3 2010, 4:30pm says:

A question about this game, does it feature a multiplayer conquest-tipe game like bfmeII?

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hdh4th Nov 17 2009, 3:45am says:

BFME 1 is the best

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OrangeNero Aug 6 2010, 3:26pm replied:


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Winter-Wolf May 25 2010, 6:05am replied:

sooo good

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Uglob Jul 24 2009, 2:47pm says:

I need a lot of help. Recently my computer recommended I reinstall Battle For Middle Earth I with the right settings. Ever since I reinstalled it five minutes into the game I just die! Yes my castle makes an exploding sound and I hear a death quote (depending on what faction) such as,"We've lost the citadel!" This happens with every faction and it makes me angry. Any help or suggestions on what I can do?

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drdrix Jul 31 2009, 10:28pm replied:

Happened to me too... I bought a used game and heard it was some kind of anti piracy thing from EA... Instant kills your base. Just install the patch and everything should go fine.

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Morsey Jan 9 2010, 7:16pm replied:

Which patch is it?

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Morsey Jan 9 2010, 6:15pm replied:

I have the 1.03 patch and it still happens...

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Released Dec 4, 2004
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best game ever gondor rulez

Feb 23 2011, 11:51am by physco1

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