DCI: Last Alliance is the independent sequel to Dúnedain Counter Invasions: Tôl Acharn and is a WIP (Work In Progress) submod to Third Age: Total War.
For faction previews, see below (click READ MORE)

Take the role as Gil-galad, last High-king of the Noldor, or Elendil, High-king of the Númenóreans in exile, as they rally Elves and honourable Men into the League which is called the Last Alliance, at the end of the Second Age.
The counter-invasion Tôl Acharn, 'Vengeance Comes', allow you to move mighty hosts against the Dark Lord.
Strenghten the cause of the League if you wish to, as the indomitable Durin IV of Khazad-dûm or as the brave riders of Rhovanion (using DCI mechanic).

Unless you instead fulfill the will of Sauron? Unleash the hunger of Orcs and wolves, be the warlord over the Easterlings, command the savage natives of Eriador to recapture their homelands or reign as a Black Númenórean lord at the head of the grim Haradrim, in the Invasion of the West.

Will the Men of the Mountain be loyal to the Númenóreans or become the Oathbreakers? The choice is yours.


Links:

Official thread, at Total War Center
French fan thread, at MundusBellicus
Our Polish friends cover our progress here

Tôl Acharn and DCI mechanics in short

The "Tôl Acharn" is a 'counter invasion', the M2 Jihad-feature renamed; just as TATW have the "Invasion" for the evil factions, which in turn is the Crusade-feature renamed .
Factions with the culture 'Hosts of the West' [religion islam] can join the Tôl Acharns at will. The uniqe DCI mechanics allow factions of other cultures [religions] to temporary join the Tôl Acharn, if allied to the calling faction of the 'counter invasion'.

Features examples:

  • Third Age campaign map adapted to Last Alliance era - Preview video
  • New battle map settlements - Preview#1 * #2 * #3 * #4 *
  • New UI (interface, menu, loading screens, units cards) - Preview faction symbols
  • Extensive new rosters and unit models
  • All new unit stats, prices and recruitment system
  • Custom prominent genrals on the battlefield like Elendil, Elrond, Galadriel etc.
  • New buildings
  • New scripts (exemple: Tôl Acharn script, Immortal Nazgûl, the One Ring-events)
  • Palantirir: six truely useful palantirs, now without drawbacks
  • Extensive AoR system for the Númenórean Kingdoms, and corruption-balancing for them, the Kingdom of Khazad-dûm and the Kingdom of Lindon
  • Ample lore credibility - Background overlook
  • etc, etc

Playable Factions:

League members that can call and join the Tôl Acharn

Non-League members (can join the Tôl Acharn if player)

  • Kingdom of Khazad-dûm - ancient Dwarven realm Preview
  • Rhovanion - the Northmen riders Preview

Sauron's followers (can call Invasions)

  • Hill-men of the North - Barbarians and sorcerers Preview
  • Orcs of the Misty Mountains - the Goblins rally Preview
  • Wildmen of Enedwaith - Primitive but cunning tribesmen Preview
  • Mordor - realm of Sauron Sneak peak
  • Rhûn Confederacy - the East is moving Preview
  • Harad - southrons under Black Númenórean lordship Preview

Invasion, Tôl Acharn or neither depending on player choice (Oathbreaker, Oathkeeper or neutral Middle-men)


Active team: Ngugi, Witwhnar, Araval, Earl of Memory, Veteraan, xHolyCrusader and misteed

As for all our esteemed former companions, the freelancers and other contributors, see our official page.

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The DCI:LA team presents

The Kingdom of Khazad-dûm

Here is an hour's presentation and discussion about the Kingdom of Khazad-dûm, the faction of the Dwarves. They are spread out across the norther-west Middle-earth but maintain good order in their homelands, their caverns allows 'upgrades' of custom settlements while the brand new army of the Khazâd, expensive but good, makes ready to reclaim their former dominion.

A correction: the cavalry unit cards are from TATW

Starting settlements 03:53
Homelands 08:00
Cavern settlements 13:10
Characters 20:23
Uniqe features 28:00
Strategic tips 39:20
General models 43:40
Army roster 47:40


Source: Youtu.be

Best regards from the team

Rhûn Preview Videos

Rhûn Preview Videos

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This are two preview videos of the Rhûn Confederacy faction in DCI: Last Alliance.

Strategy Map Preview Video

Strategy Map Preview Video

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This is a preview of the strategy map of DCI: Last Alliance, presenting our new regions, border changes and other climate & terrain edits.

Isildur & Anárion preview

Isildur & Anárion preview

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These are the battle models preview of Isildur and A´nárion, from DCI: Last Alliance, a work in progress Third Age: Total War submod.

Preview of the Men of the Mountains

Preview of the Men of the Mountains

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This is the roster of the Men of the Mountains, in the campaign of DCI: Last Alliance that is a WIP Third Age: Total War submod.

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son_of_persia
son_of_persia

hey guys there is any report about progress of this mod?!
& are u able to make new anims like LOTR mod for rome 1??
such as these styles:
Moddb.com

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Ngugi Creator
Ngugi

Hi son_of_persia
Progress is, well, good. You can see our expectations in the reply to elendour below.
As for animations, we do not have any animator so afraid not; we are able to implement animations from elsewhere, such as our slingers, and have a plan or two still in mind, but nothing completly new.

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elendour
elendour

Hello
Ngugi are you going to release the mod in 2018?

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Ngugi Creator
Ngugi

Looking at our To Do-list, as summarized as late as yesterday by the team, and presuming no big problems arise, I dare say 2018.

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elendour
elendour

i hope so man because a lot of people are expecting this mod to be released after years of development.

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Ngugi Creator
Ngugi

Indeed: I'm first in line ^^

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Dain_Ironfoot_II
Dain_Ironfoot_II

Any idea for a release date?

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Ngugi Creator
Ngugi

Hello Dain_Ironfoot_II. Lots of ideas!
Afraid I do not trust a single one of them however ;)

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Dain_Ironfoot_II
Dain_Ironfoot_II

:) Understandable, it will be ready when it will be ready.

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elendour
elendour

Ngugi awesome preview video of khazad dum.Loved everything.Btw in the mountain halls picture is that from skyrim?Keep up the great work

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Ngugi Creator
Ngugi

I don't know, it's from vanilla TATW IIRC, and do not know all sources they used.

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