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

Stay tuned for more news and screenshots

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Smaug the Terrible Great Goblin Azog in armor
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24 comments by MorguLord on Feb 20th, 2015

Great Goblin Azog in armor
Dain Ironfoot Tauriel

BOTTA 3.0 will be released soon and these are some things the new version will bring:

- Misty Mountains faction will be split to two sub-factions: Gundabad and Goblin-Town
- Elven Faction will be split to three sub-factions: Lothlorien, Rivendell and Mirkwood
- New Mordor sub-faction system
- Erebor Faction under the rule of Thorin Oakenshield
- New Heroes: Radagast, Tauriel, Halbarad, Elladan, Elrohir, Beregond, Grinnah...
- Some new spells for each faction
- Improved AI: AI will build all Heroes and Units and will use all new Spells
- Improved Maps: Players can now build a base on Fortress maps without any problems
... and lots of some small, but nice things

see ya soon ;)

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BotTA Mod - 3.0 BugFix

BotTA Mod - 3.0 BugFix

Nov 29, 2014 Patch 56 comments

Third BugFix for BotTA Mod IMPORTANT NOTE: Before installation, delete the old ini folder, located in BOTTA/data Ring Heroes are still buggy so i recommend...

Battles of the Third Age 2.1

Battles of the Third Age 2.1

Apr 2, 2014 Full Version 127 comments

~~~~~~BOTTA Mod-version 2.1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is a full version with every file required to play - Requires 2.01 patch - Create-A-Hero doesnt work...

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ThorinsNemesis 9hours 20mins ago says:

So is the release date sometime during April, or May?

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MorguLord Creator
MorguLord 8hours 44mins ago replied:

if i fix my computer in the next few days, then i think i will finish 3.0 at the end of April, i hope.. :)

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ThorinsNemesis 6hours 28mins ago replied:

Take your time MorgulLord, I (and the other fans of the mod) can wait till it is done :D

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Dvar 8hours 15mins ago replied:

Thanks for your favour MorguLord! Be sure that your mod left behind cause of Edain releasing. Your mod overrun other mods due to the fact that your one have features that others are depriviated of. There is no need for rush in the releasing. Release when it is done and the few fans are patient and will wait for. Thanks again for caring our interests!!!

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joshua199 Mar 26 2015, 1:06pm says:

Any release date for 3.0 or too soon morguLord

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MorguLord Creator
MorguLord Mar 26 2015, 7:32pm replied:

i dont know man, i didnt fixed my computer yet :(

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ElfLord531 Mar 23 2015, 6:52pm says:

Hey morgullord I have an idea for mirkwood infantry.

They start as light armour like the mirkwood scouts like desolation of smaug and with heavy armour they change into heavy soldiers like botfa

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Sadael Mar 23 2015, 6:54am says:

Already a computer everything is in order?

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MorguLord Creator
MorguLord Mar 23 2015, 12:11pm replied:

nope, still not fixed...

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shadowmage3 Mar 23 2015, 12:53pm replied:

:( We all count on you, let's hope that you'll be able to fix it soon. We wish you good luck.

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MorguLord Creator
MorguLord Mar 23 2015, 4:35pm replied:

i hope it man... :(

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