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This mod attempts to reflect the reality of 13th century Europe. The starting point of the journey is year 1257 AD and attempts to be as historically accurate as possible. From this point on the player and NPC lords shape this land and fight for supremacy and control of the continent.

You may not use any part of this mod without obtaining permission from the original author in any works, free or commercial, unless otherwise specified.
The mod currently requires Warband 1.143-1.153 and it is to be considered in beta stage. Bug reports and suggestions are welcome!

-All of Europe, featuring 42 factions
-Hundred of new historical, region based troops.
-More then a thousand new items, armors, weapons, all historically accurate for XIII century.
-Buildable castles.
-Manor system, with the ability to build custom settlements (build buildings that appear in the scene!)
-Realistic combat system, with taunts, formations, realistic horse archery and many other.
-Custom battle scenes, realistically depicting each region of Europe.
-Weather system, including desert storms, blizzards, rain storms
-Play as one of your soldiers after your death, with our made auxiliary player feature (can be turned off in the mod options).
-Crusading system: Go crusading to the holy land a crusade or start a new crusade yourself!
-Join a crusader order as sergeant or a knight!
-New lance recruitment system, aiming to emulate medieval feudal recruitment system.
-Companion system improved and remade
-Sea battles and sea travel
-Many new scenes for castles, towns and villages. A good number of them - are historically based reconstructions of real places!
-Many other major and minor features!

Available factions:
1. Teutonic Order
2. Kingdom of Lithuania
3. Golden Horde
4. Kingdom of Denmark
5. Polish Principalities
6. Holy Roman Empire
7. Kingdom of Hungary
8. Novgorod Republic
9. Kingdom of England
10. Kingdom of France
11. Kingdom of Norway
12. Kingdom of Scotland
13. Gaelic Kingdoms
14. Kingdom of Sweden
15. Kingdom of Halych-Volhynia
16. Kingdom of Portugal
17. Crown of Aragon
18. Kingdom of Castille
19. Kingdom of Navarra
20. Emirate of Granada
21. The Papal States
22. Roman Empire of Nicaea
23. Crusader States
24. Kingdom of Sicily
25. Mamluk Sultanate
26. Latin Empire
27. Il-khanate
28. Hafsid Dynasty
29. Kingdom of Serbia
30. Kingdom of Bulgaria
31. Marinid Dynasty
32. Republic of Venice
33. Jotvingians
34. Prussians
35. Curonians
36. Samagotians
37. Welsh
38. Republic of Genoa
39. Republic of Pisa
40. Guelphs
41. Ghibellines
42. Kingdom of Bohemia

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12 comments by DrTomas on Feb 1st, 2015

A new (v1.11) version of the mod has been released for Mount and Blade: Warband. This release includes various bug-fixes, new scenes and extra polishing. Sadly, save-games are not compatible with 1.03 version saves.

Anno Domini 1257 1.11 patch for 1.10

Changelog for 1.11:
- Bug fix: freelancer no longer forces you to be a knight.
- Bug fix: Error scripts for invalid item appearing random at battles.
- Bug fix: Tree lods are now properly set up
- Scotland settlements have been revisited.
- Horse archer optimization in battles.
- Siege battles archer problems should be solved.

Changelog for 1.10:
- Various bugs fixed and lots of polishing.
- New scenes and better scene assignments
- Garrision improvement: now you can hire troops to player owned, but npc controlled garrisons
- Various optimizations

Peasants everywhere rejoice!

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Anno Domini 1257 1.11 patch for 1.10

Anno Domini 1257 1.11 patch for 1.10

Feb 1, 2015 Patch 36 comments

A patch for Anno Domini 1257. This will update your mod to 1.11. Requires full 1.10 version of the mod. Save game compatible.

1257AD version 1.1

1257AD version 1.1

Jan 26, 2015 Full Version 66 comments

Main installer for Anno Domini 1257, version 1.1. Warband version 1.158 or higher is required.

Anno Domini 1257 version 1.03 installer

Anno Domini 1257 version 1.03 installer

Dec 1, 2013 Full Version 122 comments

The main installer of 1257ad for Mount and Blade: Warband v1.158.

1257AD 0.97.1 patch

1257AD 0.97.1 patch

Dec 9, 2012 Patch 68 comments

This is the patch for 0.97 version of the mod. Just extract the rar in your mods folder and play!

Anno Domini 1257 version 0.97 Beta installer

Anno Domini 1257 version 0.97 Beta installer

Nov 30, 2012 Full Version 82 comments

The main instal of 1257ad for Warband v1.143-1.154.

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unadulterated May 21 2015, 9:08am says:

It's a great mod, i'm having so much fun playing it.
i'd like to ask some questions if i may;

1)Is there any place i can see troop trees? i can't seem to find it.
2)Is there a language packet for faction names and troops in Latin? i just can't understand their names.
3)When i retire from Orders like Hospitallers, Teutonics or Templars can i rejoin them whenever i please?
4)My rig is I7 2670QM, GT555m, 8GB RAM, but i'm experiencing occasional crashes. Is it something that you're working on?
Anyways, thank you for developing such a great mod. Hope i find some answers for my questions. Cheers!

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kyle1416943834 May 10 2015, 4:51pm says:

Hey guys, my Anno Domini mod is not in English? It's in some weird foreign language..For example on the country select it's not called Kingdom of England it's called something else..And all the ingame soldiers have weird names...But all the countries in the game are the same? Like London and all that>

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unadulterated May 21 2015, 9:11am replied:

The faction and troop names are in Latin language. It's more realistic if you ask me but i too looking for a language packet.

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Balexander May 14 2015, 10:52am replied:

Azekial07 Feb 26 2015, 2:18am replied:

computer > Program files(x86) > Steam > steamapps > common > Mount & blade warband > modules > 1257Ad > Languages.

Click on the readme.txt then drag the en folder from the .zip in the languages folder.

There you go.

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Balexander May 14 2015, 10:41am replied:

The towns and villages in the Middle Ages had a different name

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MrKholishUmar May 9 2015, 8:38am says:

What is the system requirement for this mod ? I'm playing the beta 0.97 but always crashes when I enter a town, castle or battle.
Please somebody tell me

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Redonax May 5 2015, 12:37pm says:

Very good mod but that shield bash is useless,too long animation,look at Warsword Conquest shield bash animation,in that mod its core fighting thing,and here it is only peace of **** as when you do it enemy have enough time to get back up and you cant even swing at him :DDDDDDDDDDD

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arbeharbeh May 5 2015, 6:34am says:

I got weird Weekly Cost of more than 7893174 something..
I read on the forum, their said it is because the WSE, i'm playing war band on steam and on a mac.

Could anyone please help?

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Highest Rated (17 agree) 8/10

Its alright, I like the setting and the map layout, but needs more troop variations.

Mar 24 2012, 6:23pm by Tyolos

Lowest Rated (4 agree) 1/10

Run time crashes constantly. I was really excited to play this too.

Aug 8 2011, 5:02pm by Cstriker01

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