Welcome fans of BFME and LOTR
On this page i will introduce you with my mod for Rise of the Witch-King, on which i worked on for the past 2 years
Before playing this mod, be sure that you have patched the game with 2.01 version
The Battles of the Third Age (BOTTA) mod is a mod for The Battle for Middle Earth - The Rise of the Witch King.
This mod tends to follow the lore of books and films along with bringing the realism in the gameplay, and generally concentrates of the happenings in the Third age of Middle Earth, so you will see almost every character that fought in the battles of this age, for example: Bolg, Beorn, Imrahil, Shagrat etc.
Lots of the balance from the vanilla games is fixed so be free to expect some new gameplay styles and new strategies and tactics that you will use in order to destroy your enemy.To do that, you will get help from the new Heroes and Units and their new Powers that are in this mod.
No rush tactics anymore, AI wont charge on you in the first 5 minutes, giving you no time to expand your camp and upgrade your economy. Gameplay now focuses on defense, rather than offense like in the vanilla game. So you will have a lot of time for preparing for battle, upgrading your units and level up your Heroes.

General changes:
- Stronger Heroes
- Stronger Structures
- New Game balance
- New Heroes, Units, Buildings and Powers
- New and improved Textures for every single Hero or Unit in the game
- Smaller battalions
- New Upgrades
- New Archer system
- New Siege system
- New Upgrade systems
- New sounds and effects

- CaH system doesn't work

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19 comments by MorguLord on Mar 1st, 2014

As the new release is getting close, containing new faction, Angmar, i wanted to present some other works a had on other factions as well. The next version will bring more balance to the gameplay, new build up system, new and reworked models and textures, and a new faction of course. Also, some of the heroes that are both in the mod and in the "Hobbit" movie got their models reworked.

So here's some of the goodies you will see in the new version

And of course - Angmar

*Lots of you will say "Is this all you have done in the past year!?", well i would like for all of you to consider how difficult and time consuming modding is, and the amount of free time i had in this year, and stop complaining(if you are planning) :D)

*credits for Aragorn, Gandalf, Gloin, Noldor Warriors, Nazgul, Witch-King, Gothmog, Saruman model goes to RadagastTheMusical

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BotTA bugfix 1.0

BotTA bugfix 1.0

Apr 4, 2014 Patch 19 comments

~~~~~Bugfix for Battles of the Third Age 2.0~~~~~

Battles of the Third Age 2.0

Battles of the Third Age 2.0

Apr 2, 2014 Full Version 85 comments

~~~~~~BOTTA Mod-version 2.0~~~~~~ New version brings: - New system of base building - Reworked Angmar faction - New and reworked skins and models from...

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Drogoth-fan Jul 20 2014, 2:52am says:

hee Morgulord i understand that you have been off for a time take your time with the bug fix still botta is not lost ;) its my favo mod after all :)

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MorguLord Jul 16 2014, 3:08am says:

I was very busy in past two weeks with my job so i didnt quite had the time to work on a new bug fix, but from today im on a vacation so i will try to finish it soon..

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jpkron Jul 15 2014, 5:17pm says:

Hey MorguLord, first, great mod you`re doing a great job! But i have a problem, i dont know if it`s mod's problem, when I start the game, I play it normal but when it takes about 5 minutes gamming, or less, on skirmish, the game just freeze and i can't go on, it forces me to reset the game all time! you know what is happenig? I tried everithing to solve that but... if ya can help me, thanks.

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MorguLord Jul 16 2014, 3:07am replied:

Be sure to disable Create a Hero before you play ;)

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jpkron Jul 16 2014, 7:01pm replied:

hey dude that works!! but now, hteres another problem when I try to play the units just die and the structures colapse and I lay defeated instantly!!!

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MorguLord Jul 17 2014, 5:50am replied:

then you have to re-install rise of the witch king :/

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Guest Jul 14 2014, 1:19pm says:

how long need to wait for second bug fix?

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michanek Jul 10 2014, 8:11am says:

How can I play on multiplayer?

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Feanor3 Jul 12 2014, 1:16pm replied:

You can play it via lan with your friend who has the same version of mod and game. :)

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Tomziom Jul 10 2014, 7:44am says:

After installation, When I click on the shortcut of BOTTA, normal version of ROTWK is starting, without any mod... Can Someone help me?

P.S RJ-ROTWK mod is working fine for me.

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