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 !



Middle Earth Project 0.1.5b Full


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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ReditRigmore Creator
ReditRigmore Jan 5 2015, 12:43pm replied:

Suggest some names for Elvish provinces and I'll look into it

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Galdeor
Galdeor Jan 5 2015, 1:43pm replied:

those are cannon names/corrections
Celanor > Lothlann
Landolas > Thargelion

For the regions of Lindon:
Belerast (great shore)
Ethir Lhun
Eryn Luin (one forested province)
Dor nu Beraid (adjacent to Tower Hills)
Talath Luin
Emyn Galen
Haradrast (south couast)
Ringrast

For Lorien NAnduhirion should be two provinces...
Azanulbizar in the north (dwarven)
and Nanduhirion Elven... also the redhorn pass should be north of moria connecting tir sirannon with azanulbizar...

For Mirkwood
the forest path in the map should be the Old forest Road
the forest path was mor to the nirth and so was the forest gate
names
Eryn LAsgalen
Annon i-Taur (forest gate)
Taur nu Fuin (cannon especially south of the mountains)
Egyr-e-Taur (narrows of the forest)
Gladuath (night-dark-forest)
Tum Ungol (darkvale of spiders)
Esgaleryn (enchanted woods)
Taur din (silent forest)

check those because I can go on forever :-P

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ReditRigmore Creator
ReditRigmore Jan 17 2015, 6:17pm replied:

I have made a few changes, but I'm not sure which provinces you refer to specifically, e.g. in Mirkwood

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Galdeor
Galdeor Jan 30 2015, 12:28pm replied:

i did not name them specifically... just gave you generic names...

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ReditRigmore Jan 4 2015, 5:14pm replied:

Have you reverted to 2.2.1 or 2.2?

You need to do so in order for this mod to work, it is not compatible with the latest DLC/patch, we are working on an update.

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avallanch
avallanch Jan 6 2015, 5:59am replied:

so this mod does not work on 2.3? how can i revert it back?

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bsteltz
bsteltz Jan 8 2015, 4:44pm replied:

if it is on steam go to ck2 properties betas and you can click on the box to change to the version you want

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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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