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 Siege system
- New Upgrade systems
- New sounds and effects

NOTE:

- War of the Ring mode is buggy

Stay tuned for more news and screenshots

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BotTA Mod Installation - Step by Step

Starting a mod Tutorial 26 comments

This is the installation guide for all the noobs out there who bother with the installation. If this doesn't help you, than i really dont know what to do any more...

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That's it, now start your BotTA icon and play the mod


Installing Patch/BugFix

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BotTA BETA - 1.0 Patch

BotTA BETA - 1.0 Patch

News 12 comments

This is the first update for the Beta version of BotTA Mod. It fixes many bugs and adds some new features. However, it does not fixes Custom and Ring...

BOTTA Mod Installation Tutorial

BOTTA Mod Installation Tutorial

Installers Tutorial 23 comments

Video Tutorial for installing BOTTA Mod and play it along with Edain with no problems

Announcing Beta version of BOTTA 3.0

Announcing Beta version of BOTTA 3.0

News 24 comments

Today i would like to announce the release o f long awaited BOTTA 3.0 Beta version.

Mordor Faction Update

Mordor Faction Update

News 39 comments

Hello guys, it's been a long time since i posted some news, but finally i found some spare time to share with you some rework of my favourite faction.

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Installation Guides   Step by Step

Installation Guides Step by Step

Tutorials 20 comments

NOTE: Before installing, make sure you patched your "Rise of the Witch-King" with 2.01 patch!!! Here you can download an Installation guides to help you...

BotTA BETA - 1.0 Patch

BotTA BETA - 1.0 Patch

Patch 81 comments

This is the first update for the Beta version of BotTA Mod. It fixes many bugs and adds some new features. Also, it FINALLY fixes the Custom Heroes, Ring...

Battles of the Third Age - 3.0 Beta version

Battles of the Third Age - 3.0 Beta version

Demo 115 comments

This is Beta version of BOTTA Mod. Contains all required files. This is NOT an installer, it is a zipped BOTTA folder which you unzip in your C drive...

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tolgayurdal
tolgayurdal

Can you say when will the next faction come?

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michoisman
michoisman

ok so I downloaded this mod, and I did everything on how to install it, I have BFME2 patch 1.06 and ROTWK patch 2.01 all clean with no mods, when I try to start the game and error occupie about ini files, so I deleted the ini folders inside the data folders, and then I tried to start the game and the game worked, but I dont know if the game will get effected since I deleted a folder that have the ini data for everything inside the game, so anyone can help me find a fix without deleting the ini folder?

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michoisman
michoisman

Imgur.com
this is a picture of the error.

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Elladan2605
Elladan2605

It is the same error a guy had recently. You will find the solution on the next comment page.

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michoisman
michoisman

hey guys which file I need to download to play this mod, the
Battles of the Third Age - 3.0 Beta version or BotTA BETA - 1.0 Patch or I need both the base game is the 3.0 beta version and 1.0 is the patch? or I just download the 1.0 directly and play?

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Elladan2605
Elladan2605

You need the Botta 3.0 Beta as main versio n and the 1.0 patch as kind of a patch.

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michoisman
michoisman

okay, thanks for the information man<3

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Guest

Will there be Imladris, Mirkwood etc faction?

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Elladan2605
Elladan2605

The Mirkwood faction is supposed to be the next faction after the next upcoming update which will hopefully come in a little while. Imladris will be included afterwards.

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Guest
Guest

Thanks for reply. Any other factions planned?

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Elladan2605
Elladan2605

Further factions haven't been communicated so far.

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