MiddleEarthProject is a full conversion Tolkien mod for Crusader Kings 2 which will feature bookmarks throughout the Third Age. This mod is being developed independently from any other LotR or Middle Earth mods out there. The map will cover the main areas of Middle Earth, known in the books and films.

So, Middle-Earth is waiting for you! Will you play as the descendant of one of the noble families of Rohan or Gondor?
Will you try to reforge the ancient kingdoms of Elves in Eriador? Or will you try to destroy all the Free Peoples, and claim Middle Earth for Morgoth?
This mod will give you a unique strategy experience of the Third Age in Middle-Earth. From Forodwaith to Bellakar, from Lindon to Rhûn, lead your dynasty and survive the Dark Times. Become one of the most important Lords of the Age!


INSTALLATION GUIDE
1/ Download the mod, and open the .rar file with Winrar or any similar software.
2/ If you've got a former version of the mod, remove it entirely.
2/ Extract MEP 0.1.5b in your "Documents/Paradox Interactive/Crusader Kings 2/mod" directory (NOT directly in the game folder)
3/ Launch the Game, and enjoy!

IMPORTANT ! The current release is a BETA version, with bugs, and obviously not complete !



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Middle Earth Project - Bug Reports


Middle Earth Project - Bug Reports


Middle Earth Project - Official Thread - Paradox Forum


Middle Earth Project - Credits



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Want to Help?
If you are an experienced event scripter who would like to help out with this ambitious project, contact ReditRigmored or Lonhaldar here on the forums

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9 comments by ReditRigmore on Dec 4th, 2014

The Middle Earth Project 0.4.1b Release
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This is a full release of the Middle Earth Project mod for Crusader Kings II. This update is compatible with version 2.2.1 of Crusader Kings II. Please delete any old installations of the mod and replace it with the 0.4.1b full version. Make sure you install in My Documents/Paradox Interactive/Crusader Kings II/mod to work properly. For detailed instructions check the included readme.This is a beta and there will be bugs. Nothing is set in stone and we will appreciate any input that you think might improve the mod.


Installation Instructions
  1. Delete any old versions of the mod and it's cache from "Documents/Paradox Interactive/Crusaders Kings II/mod/MiddleEarthProject Beta" and "Documents/Paradox Interactive/Crusaders Kings II/MiddleEarthProject"
  2. Download the mod, and open the .rar file with Winrar or any similar software.
  3. Extract all the files in the archive directly to your "Documents/Paradox Interactive/Crusader Kings 2/mod" directory.
  4. Launch the game, select the mod and enjoy!

New Features
  • Give and recieve gifts as a Hobbit to make friends and gain popularity.
  • Reunite the Seven Kingdoms as a Dwarf Lord and become the High King Under All the Mountains.
  • Regain your true strength when you recover the Ring as Sauron.
  • Use the Index to learn extra information about gameplay and features.
  • Elven children now reach adulthood between the ages of 50 and 100, new special flavour for their upbringing and tutorship.
  • New Buildings System: each race now has their own unique buildings, thanks to the work of Athoen.
  • Northern Middle-Earth will now feel the effects of winter and snow.
  • Lorien now truly has a golden wood.
  • Racial descriptions including detailed info on bonuses and maluses.
  • And more...

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If you would like to help with the development of this mod please inbox me or Lonhaldor here on the Paradox Interactive forums.

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Middle Earth Project 0.4.1b Full

Middle Earth Project 0.4.1b Full

Dec 4, 2014 Full Version 53 comments

This is a full release of the Middle Earth Project mod for Crusader Kings II. This update is compatible with version 2.2.1 of Crusader Kings II. NOT COMPATIBLE...

Middle-Earth Project 0.3.1b FULL (outdated)

Middle-Earth Project 0.3.1b FULL (outdated)

Jul 26, 2014 Full Version 40 comments

OUTDATED - LATEST VERSION 0.4b This is a full update of the Middle Earth Project mod for Crusader Kings II. This update is compatible with version 2.1.6...

Middle-Earth Project 0.2.2.1b Fix Patch (outdated)

Middle-Earth Project 0.2.2.1b Fix Patch (outdated)

Jun 19, 2014 Patch 15 comments

OUTDATED - LATEST VERSION 0.4b This patch solves some bugs, mostly with colonisation/purge events. It needs the 0.2.2b Full release installed, and works...

CK2: Middle Earth Project 0.2.2b Full (outdated)

CK2: Middle Earth Project 0.2.2b Full (outdated)

Jun 4, 2014 Full Version 11 comments

OUTDATED - LATEST VERSION 0.4b Latest patch for CK2 Middle Earth Project released, featuring new event chains based around dragons and the Balrog, map...

Middle-Earth Project 0.2.1b  Full (outdated)

Middle-Earth Project 0.2.1b Full (outdated)

Apr 27, 2014 Full Version 5 comments

OUTDATED - LATEST VERSION 0.4b This is the latest version of the Middle-Earth Project mod for Crusader Kings II. This Version is compatible with CKII...

Compatibility Patch for MEP 0.1.5b (outdated)

Compatibility Patch for MEP 0.1.5b (outdated)

Apr 3, 2014 Patch 23 comments

OUTDATED - LATEST VERSION 0.4b This patch will allow you to play the mod with the 2.1.1 version of Crusader Kings II. This patch won't work with the 2.0...

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Lonhaldar Creator
Lonhaldar Apr 1 2015, 4:23pm says:

Hello everybody!
Sorry for the waiting for the new update. Most of the team members are really busy IRL, and we didn't have enough time to work on the mod these last weeks/monthes.

To be more productive and efficient, we'll gladly accept any help from players who wants to work a little (and even better, a lot) on the mod with us. There's a lot of things to do/fix again, and if you want to see a new update soon, we needs some new (active ;)) members.

If you want to help, just pm me, and we'll talk about what you can do (or not :p). Thanks !

+8 votes   reply to comment
Ash0001
Ash0001 Apr 10 2015, 7:41am replied:

What kind of help do u need?

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Lonhaldar Creator
Lonhaldar Apr 10 2015, 10:23am replied:

We needs some artists able to make some event pictures/icons, and also some peoples with good scripting skills to help us to improve/create/fix our events ;)

+3 votes   reply to comment
FaceTheFlame
FaceTheFlame Apr 7 2015, 11:13am replied:

Not sure if April's Fools or not.

+2 votes     reply to comment
Lonhaldar Creator
Lonhaldar Apr 7 2015, 11:17am replied:

This isn't an April's Fool ;)

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FaceTheFlame
FaceTheFlame Mar 24 2015, 10:40am says:

Do you have an aprox date for the new release? Or How far you're into coding? Percent wise, that is.
Way of Life would make some nice senarios no doubt.

+6 votes     reply to comment
lucacechinel
lucacechinel Mar 23 2015, 7:54pm says:

Will you do a Silmarilion Scenario ?

+4 votes     reply to comment
GalacticDust
GalacticDust Mar 24 2015, 11:31am replied:

That would be very cool.

+2 votes     reply to comment
Lonhaldar Creator
Lonhaldar Apr 1 2015, 4:18pm replied:

Yes, maybe in the future.

+4 votes   reply to comment
Fred2015
Fred2015 Mar 15 2015, 4:26pm says:

Is there a way to use the ruler designer on this mod without it crashing like the old version?

+2 votes     reply to comment
wezsel11
wezsel11 Mar 9 2015, 4:22pm says:

Wouldn't 'Way of Life' kinda ruin a few parts in this mod? I don't want a dragon seducing my wife and getting a semi-dragon baby. Is there any idea how you are going to solve that?

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Sethfire
Sethfire Mar 24 2015, 5:32am replied:

Half my vassals in eriador are married to the wilderness already anyway.

+3 votes     reply to comment
Lonhaldar Creator
Lonhaldar Mar 10 2015, 12:51pm replied:

Most of the events of WoL won't be included in the mod, so some things won't happens ;)

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This mod is a work-in-progress. All the same, it is very good. Being able to role-play with characters from the Tolkien Legendarium at the same time as I engage in grand strategy is great. Being able to add one's own flavour to Middle Earth's history is something I think is truly rewarding. The modder has gone into a lot of detail to make the base game fit the specifications of Arda and its history what with all the intricate family trees that are unnecessary but oh so lovely. There is room for…

Dec 4 2014, 9:47am by FurstvonGrendelberg

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