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!

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

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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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2 comments by ReditRigmore on Aug 10th, 2015

This is a full release of the Middle Earth Project mod for Crusader Kings II. This update is compatible with version 2.4.2 of Crusader Kings II. Please delete any old installations of the mod and replace it with the 0.5b 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.

This version has many issues and we are releasing it to allow bugs to be found quicker. While playable you may have issues with events, balance or unusual happenings. Please help us to fix the mod by reporting bugs on our bug report thread here.

- WoL and HL features integrated
- Perfomance massively increased
- Many bug fixes and tweaks
- Population mechanics added
- Colonisation tweaked
- Wilderness overhauled
- Playable holy orders (Swan Knights, Black Serpent)
- Map changes, Mirkwood appearance overhauled

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Middle Earth Project 0.5.1b

Middle Earth Project 0.5.1b

Aug 18, 2015 Patch 15 comments

This is a patch release of the Middle Earth Project mod for Crusader Kings II. This update is compatible with version 2.4.3 of Crusader Kings II. Please...

Middle Earth Project 0.5b

Middle Earth Project 0.5b

Aug 10, 2015 Full Version 55 comments

The latest version of the Middle Earth Project mod, compatible with version 2.4.2 of CK2, and integrating features from Way of Life and Horse Lords DLCs.

Middle Earth Project 0.4.1b Full

Middle Earth Project 0.4.1b Full

Dec 4, 2014 Full Version 61 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 42 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 Fix Patch (outdated)

Middle-Earth Project 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...

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mitzitwo Aug 17 2015 says:

Hey, I have found a pretty annoying glitch in the MEP. Whenever my child turns 16 her/his portrait turns to an adult, but after a few months it switches back to the child portrait. It does not switch back. Any ideas?

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byelton29 Aug 18 2015 replied:

If you play as an Elf, you have the normal education as any other child until they turn 16. Then they enter an elvish childhood and this will normally last until they are 100 to 120 years old. Portrait will switch back and forth during this time.

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daniel-thode Aug 18 2015 replied:

Are you an elf?

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Pool5600 Aug 17 2015 says:

The mod crashes when its at the loading screen.

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daniel-thode Aug 16 2015 says:

How do i downgrade from 2.4.3 to 2.4.2? cant do it through the steam beta patches so I don't know what to do

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Earlking Aug 15 2015 says:

Discuss things in the correct place.

To anyone with the 2.4.3 update problem i post a fix in the comments of the Middle Earth Project 0.5b download location, like you are suppose to when talking about a specific problem.

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davidwong5439 Aug 12 2015 says:

FYI CK2 is now on 2.4.3 patch and cant revert to 2.4.2 so looks like the mod will have to be updated again. Mod keeps crashing when loading screen reaches the "data" part.

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m0thbanquet Aug 12 2015 says:

I'm having the same CTD problem as those below. If it helps, the mod was working earlier, then it looks like there was a 150mb update for CK2 and now it isn't working.

I'm sure you'll have it up and running in no time. Keep up the great work!

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Guest Aug 12 2015 says:

Hey, my game always goes back to the desktop while loading without a notice. I tried to do what cloudieallover tried but it didn't work for me. Do you maybe have a suggestion what to do?

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Vieltrien Aug 12 2015 replied:

Ck2 got an update and is no longer compatible with the mod.

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Douglbeeh Aug 12 2015 says:

I became the King of Silvan Elves, but I can't change crown laws. I also can't find folder where the crown laws for e_silvan_elves are defined, anyone knows where do I find it?

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Highest Rated (5 agree) 9/10

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 by FurstvonGrendelberg

Lowest Rated (2 agree) 5/10

It is boring.

Jun 6 2014 by LifeLostLust

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