Full Invasion 2 is a co-op module for Warband where players battle countless waves of invaders and bosses to survive as long as possible. It has been rated by the community numerous times as the most popular multiplayer module.

Full Invasion: Osiris, a completly new module, is currently in development.



FI2: Amber 2.0 | Full Version [Current]


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Greetings, Defenders


It’s been some time since our last article, for which we would like to apologise. We have been very busy working on Full Invasion: Osiris, and have just finished up something a large portion of our community will be glad to hear about — Lord of the Rings Combined.

We’ve received a few messages over the past few months asking about progress; if you would like to get involved in our community outside of these articles, stop by our Discord Server where you can chat with developers and the other wonderful people who hang around.


We started work on Full Invasion 2: Amber just a little over two years ago. It’s been a long journey, and we’ve learned a lot about working on a project of this size and about the larger Warband community. Full Invasion 2 has changed a lot since then, thanks in part to our awesome, dedicated community. We’ve received a lot of helpful feedback and great suggestions from our community on our Steam Group and Discord, a lot of which has found its way into the mod one way or the other. To tie that in with today’s article, the faction which we’ve had the most feedback on is by far the LotR Combined faction, and its associated Invasion and maps.

LotR Combined is the most popular faction in Full Invasion 2 without question, but it is in a weird place of being one of the most disliked by veteran players. This is due to how often it is played on public servers, whereas other factions, invasions, and maps, aren’t played as often or at all. In the past, we’ve addressed why we believe this happens, which is actually the reason we set out to reboot the module with Full Invasion: Osiris.

In previous versions of the mod, there is no denying that LotR Combined is the most fleshed out and varied Defender faction available. It has solid internal progression into elite classes and heroes, so it gives a sense of accomplishment and progress each time it’s played. That’s something which is missing from a lot of other Defender factions. Combined with people’s love and familiarity with LotR, we believe that the faction is played the most because other Defender factions lack those same traits.


A lot of the work going into Full Invasion: Osiris right now is related to the factions, their progression, and the items they use. This is a monumental amount of work, but is essential or else the mod risks feeling unbalanced at best or unenjoyable at worst. Each troop class for every faction in the entire mod has to be unique from one another, along with the various weapons and armours they can choose from (all of which have to be assigned and balanced manually against all of the other items in the module). Our goal with Osiris - from the very start- has been to make every single Defender faction feel at least as unique and varied as LotR Combined has in previous versions.

Before we took over with Full Invasion 2: Amber, LotR Combined had 30 different troop classes for players to choose from, some of them with only 1 or 2 equipment variations to choose from. This has mostly stayed the same through Amber and Amber 2.0, although there have been a few troop classes and lots of variety added.

Right now, the LotR Defender faction in FI:O is projected to have between 85-90 troop classes to choose from, with 20-30 heroes and elite classes in total. We’re not talking about classes with just 1 or 2 sets of gear for each class to choose from, in total the faction will draw from over 800 unique items, not including several legendary items being added as well.

While LotR may still be the largest faction in FI:O when it comes to size, our goal is to make every other faction just as diverse. In the first preview build which we released to our supporters through Patreon, we showed off some of this diversity in the Calradia faction, which boasted over 40 classes with more heroes planned for inclusion before final release.


In the next preview build for Full Invasion: Osiris, LotR Combined will be a playable defender faction for our supporters to mess around with. We have also remade Helm’s Deep/Hornburg for players to explore in the preview build. We are also planning on including a handful of other maps specifically created for Osiris, which we will be doing closed testing events on to get players’ thoughts and opinions on the maps.

Speaking of LotR maps, we have three big plans for Full Invasion: Osiris. We are planning a complete remake of Minas Tirith. The city is being doubled in size, with branching paths across the various levels to make it feel like an actual city rather than a linear path. Matches will no longer devolve into retreating along a buggy path to the top of the map at the cost of time. Players will have a number of new areas to pin down the invaders and use the map to their advantages, we’re very excited about it.

We have plans to include several other LotR maps which are well-loved by the community, like Amon Hen. We are also considering the inclusion of a Mines of Moria map, although we’re not entirely sure it would be enjoyed by the community. If you would be excited to play on that map, or you have suggestions for other cities/places in Middle Earth where you would like to see a battle set in, let us know in the comments below!

If you leave a comment with a lot of detail and passion explaining why it would be a cool setting for a map, then there’s a good chance it’ll make it into the final version of the module (and you may be sent a copy of this preview build as thanks!).


These preview builds are a special perk for our supporters on Patreon as thanks for ensuring development on Full Invasion 2 continues into the future. It is also incredibly helpful to have Patrons to help test the new maps and features being added before we get further in development, so a big thank you goes out to them (seriously, the generosity has been insane).

Please, let us know what you think about this article in the comments below or over on Discord. It’s been awhile since the last article and we’ve put in a lot of hours on the mod, so your feedback (and just hellos) would be appreciated. If you have any questions about the faction, the maps, or suggestions for new ones we would love to hear them!

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Full Invasion 2 is a co-op module for the popular game Mount & Blade: Warband. The new version has been released here on ModDB for everyone to enjoy!

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Full Invasion 2: Amber is the latest update to the already beloved co-op mod for Mount & Blade: Warband. Please refer to our Official Steam Group and...

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Full Invasion 2 v0121 Full Version [Outdated]

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This is not the current version of the mod. It requires a 64-bit Windows 7-8.1 operating system to run. We can not guarantee its compatibility with any...

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olympicsloth
olympicsloth

can someone help me out, when the game finishes loading all i see is the banner and weird small black marks scrolling across the screen

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TrotsTwats Creator
TrotsTwats

Open up the Data folder inside of the mod's directory. You'll want to delete the file named FONT_DATA.xml. Then, in your Textures folder, delete FONT.dds. This will force the mod to revert back to Native's fonts and fix the problem, as some set-ups have problems displaying custom fonts.

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CR0NO
CR0NO

Best mod for warband, by far!!!!

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Nightmare_Skylark
Nightmare_Skylark

Hi!

I have a question regarding to the modding/re-texturing part of Fullinvasion (in case you are able to help me)
If I want to add an item from this mod to another, is the texture quality changing by itself or do I need to do it manually?

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Sons_of_Durin
Sons_of_Durin

Hi! i have a problem with this mod. when i join a server, i get kicked out after about 10 minutes. i do nothing wrong to kick me out. any idea?

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DainTheWeaponSmith
DainTheWeaponSmith

Some bad Karma my friend? xD

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mrduck779
mrduck779

Could you possibly add a Black Númenórean class to the combined? They look awesome, and I would pay to have a mordor class for once. PS I really love their look, seriously, they look so cool.

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BishopPL
BishopPL

One of the best mods for M&B Warband <3

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Koks_man
Koks_man

I have problem with full invasion 2 .Warban is working,but if I want play full invasion i have this problem mb_warband.exe, version: 1.0.0.0,
Application Error
D:\Steam\steamapps\common\MountBlade Warband\mb_warband.exe
How i can fix this ?

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