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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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15 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 52 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 85 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 123 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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RDBurn May 16 2014 says:

I can't install the game for some reason. I will click on the file and windows says it can't open the file, and then tells me to select a program to open it with.

What do I do?

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RDBurn May 17 2014 replied:

Oh, I don't think I was clear enough. The file looks like a blank sheet of paper. I've uploaded a picture:
As you can see, this has happened to 2 other mods I tried to download. I'm really not sure what's going on.

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UCCrowley May 22 2014 replied:

You need to download Winrar, then extract from there.

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drunk1rishspud May 15 2014 says:

ive just started my own kingdom after being a vassal in france , i took over barcelona for myself but i cant recruit any lances ??what do i do ??
im playing the lance system btw

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aleksandarkalabic90 May 11 2014 says:

Why is it in me all messed up. All items are black and when I switch on
'' low'' then White. What should I do?

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jackass888 May 10 2014 says:

The first experiences with this mod are fantastic! Before I play hundreds of hours I have some questions though, that the first play did not answer.
Does this mod have:
Building in owned villages?
Persuading others into war?
Advanced sieges - building ladders etc?
No custom commander like functions I guess?

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Arcadeknight May 14 2014 replied:

I believe you must start with at least 150 renowned. That will let you join as a mounted troop. Then you can be promoted from there. I think you may need to start a new character because he will never be able to get promoted from infantry or archer to knight. Hope this helps.

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ElMutant21 May 4 2014 says:

Hello there!
Congratulations for your awesome Mod and the amazing work you 've done. I enjoyed it much till now :) Though I believe I have found a strange bug: When I want to save a prisoner, I talk to the Prison Guard, I tell him to give me the keys, he shouts "Help , help!", but when I attack him he gets no damage and he just continues standing there watching me. Also I lose the option to talk him again.As a result I can't complete the quest and get a reward. Is there any way for me to fix it?

Thanks a lot!

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Highest Rated (18 agree) 8/10

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

Mar 24 2012 by Tyolos

Lowest Rated (4 agree) 1/10

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

Aug 8 2011 by Cstriker01

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