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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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11 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 15 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 49 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 120 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 81 comments

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

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RhemCrassus Feb 6 2015, 7:09am says:

hello how do I enable the mini map while in battles? :c I've been using the version 1.03 these days since I am new to it. But I saw this v1.10, 1.11 and updated it. I have a minimap on 1.03 but it went gone after the new version. Oh, and additional problem when I use the save characters from '1.03' to '1.11' my characters and the other army in the map doesn't moving...

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mbwarbandmods Feb 4 2015, 2:44pm says:

Hello guys! This mod is awesome! When i playing, the game crashes, the game drop me out. Anybody have an idea? When i go to the tournaments, the game havent got any problems. But if i want to go to a battle, the game crashes, i can hear the sound but the picture have frozen! Pls somebody help me, i really want to play it!P.S:BEST MOD!!!

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Queshnaba Feb 4 2015, 1:05am says:

Will this be placed on the steam workshop?

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The_Idiot Feb 2 2015, 10:32pm says:

A year of waiting for that damn Horse Archer bug to be fixed and finally I may rejoice! This and Gekojuko are by far my favorite M&B mods of all time - thank you so much for this pure awesomeness!
Any chance of the module system for 1257 being released? I've been dying to create individual troops for each faction and several other tweaks ever since I first played this a couple of years ago.

Also, a few little issues:

-Failing to disguise yourself and sneak into London puts you in a square which is surrounded by invisible walls; this has gotten me killed multiple times as you cannot tell where the Invisiwalls are. Also, one of the guards spawns in a shop behind a counter.

-Some Welsh archers are not wearing boots; I assume this is to simulate the barefooted archers, but it looks like they aren't wearing pants at all! The addition of a one-shoe-one-barefoot boots item would work if possible.

And a few balance notes:

-Maces are severely underpowered at the moment. They are slower and do less damage than compensate for this, you could add a "bonus versus shields" ability to them, simulating crush damage. Once I have an Oakeshott sword, I find myself ignoring the arms merchant altogether.

-Javelins in particular are a bit too strong, especially when used by the Baltic troops. Reducing the ammo count to 3 has helped with the balancing here for me. Throwing spears could also be dropped to 2 with slightly higher damage and given to Scandinavian infantry, though this may or may not be necessary or accurate.

One last little idea: I would recommend a modification of quiver size for arrows based on balance and historical accuracy are 50 for Mongol arrows, 24 for bodkin arrows, barbed arrows and regular arrows. Finally, the "strely" arrow item could be renamed "Field Arrows" or the like and set as a 72 arrow quiver for Welsh and English archers, representing the large bags of arrows archers would bring to the battlefield instead of quivers.

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Guest Feb 2 2015, 1:58pm says:

Any chance of a language translation for troops and faction in English?

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Chezzlor Feb 3 2015, 2:35am replied:

Several versions, and I think 1.10 included should have a folder for English names under OPTIONAL. It claims to be outdated however I'm using it and there are no issues whatsoever.

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Diamonjohn Feb 2 2015, 2:27pm replied:

It ones hapen to me2 but on diferent mod. But on another mod and after starting new game it crashed. I had it instaled incorrectly.

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Diamonjohn Feb 2 2015, 6:21am says:

Can someone pls help me? How can i change my own Kingdom religion? And how can i change my Kingdom color? Because every time i change it and apply, colour on map still is same (light blue). Thanks.

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GiJoee Feb 2 2015, 5:51am says:

-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!
-Buildable castles.

How do I do this stuff?

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cmw2700 Feb 2 2015, 8:33am replied:

You can ask the pope for a crusade.
You can join a crusader order by going to the head of the order ( one of 3 or 4 lords in the Crusader states). Also if you are a lord in a catholic kingdom, you can ask your king if you can go join the crusades for a while. Useful for getting some experience and loot imo)
And castles are obtained from villages, just keep upgrading them and you can spend a huge sum to build defenses around them, building a castle in the vicinity). Hope this helped mate.

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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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