GRIM AGE: Skirmish - a multiplayer mod for Mount & Blade Warband, based on the universe of Warhammer Fantasy Battles, which allows players to take part in the battles between: The hordes of Chaos (represented by the minions of the Dark Gods of Chaos, Khorne and Nurgle). The armies of the Empire (represented by defenders of Ostland). And the troops of Kislev (in development).

Description of faction's armies:

Ruthless northern warriors who worship the forces of chaos and destruction. The bulk of the troops form the Marauders of Chaos - mid-armored footmen. Elite is considered by Warriors, Knights and Champions of Chaos - heavily armored fighters that make up the backbone of the attacking warbands. There is also the light cavalry units - Raiders of Chaos - take place.

Ostland State Troops are medium-armored soldiers, armed mostly with pikes, halberds, swords, crossbows and muskets. The role of the cavalry perform numerous forces of heavily armored knights.

In the battles Kislev is based on numerous cavalry - Winged Lancers and Ungol Horse Archers. Kislev infantry as mobile and versatile - Kossars are both archers and footmen.

DYNAMIC F.A.Q. Please read this before asking!

You can ask any question if it still not answered in FAQ.

Game Modes:
1. The Siege.
The small imperial town was attacked by warband of Chaos Marauders, which are planning to break barricades and cut out all of its inhabitants. Imperial soldiers have an access to bonus weapons and armor. Respawn of Chaos players is limited, respawn of Imperial players is infinite.

2. Necromancer's Attack.
Players must protect an imperial village from huge waves of the undead, that became stronger every next wave, minor-bosses and the final boss - the necromancer. Defenders have a chance to pick up bonus weapons and ammunition after every attack.

3. Ambush.
A gang of Marauders and Raiders of Chaos assaulting the Imperial troops, which is going through the forest. The main task of Imperials - to support the Imperial Captain survive and bring him to the end of road.

4. Battle.
Common Deathmatch side to side with some bonus weapons and ammunition for killed enemies.

5. Duel.Chance to decide who is better.

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6 comments by AndreusAsable on May 2nd, 2015

New dialogs and how rank system inflluences gameplay.

Dialogs. First of all it concerns "greetings" of different groups of units. Having no neutral units (hostile to everyone), with exception of skeletons, bandits and wandering champions, the reaction of different warbands will depend on faction the player belongs to, for example:Chaos player meeting raiders:

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Empire player being threatened by raiders:

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Chaos player meets roadwarden:

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Empire captain meets roadwarden:

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Rank defines in what way wandering groups greet player, but that's not all. The higher player's rank the more features available in general, including unique options in dialogs. For example, Chaos player with the highrest rank will be able to join wandering zealots to his party without any limitations, which will allow him to use them as cannon fodder during sieges etc.

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Another partially done feature - additional rank "Coward" for chaos player. It's main purpose is to make player's life much harder, for cowards are not to be respected by anybody. Lords will deny speaking to coward, and wandering groups will laught at him. There're some obvious ways to become a coward, like refuse to duel with anybody or flee from a battlefield.

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Duels and afterlife.

Duels. Simple as it is - you can challenge every enemy lord for a duel. Providing you won and your opponent's party morale waslow enough, you can decide what to do with his army, e.g. let them go or fight them (in this case they get a severe morale debuff). For every duel won player gets quarter of his opponent renown.

If opponent's party morale is high you'll have fight them anyway, but the morale debuff won't be absent.

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If you die in a duel (or in a battle or somewhere else) you'll transform in a a skeleton. At first it won't be the most intresting feature of the mod as skeleton won't be able to visit cities\villages\castles, talk to lords and do other stuff people do, but with further development it gives a great possibility to add third quest line for undead player. But for now undead player will be able to join wandering skeleton parties to his army and plunder stuff.

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GRIM AGE: Revived stable version.

GRIM AGE: Revived stable version.

Feb 5, 2015 Full Version 32 comments

The latest stable version of the mod, featuring brand new morale system.

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Jarl_Insomniac May 1 2015, 2:28am says:

Buggy, but this mod is still developing ( i guess ). But chaos sounds much like from warsword conquest, and by much I mean MUCH.

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AndreusAsable Creator
AndreusAsable May 2 2015, 2:44am replied:

Those sounds are from DoW and Mark of Chaos as I re-call. But the sounds, which are used in our mod were re-composed by TeddyBundy, and you can just compare sounds from both mods to see the difference.

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bot-95100 Apr 27 2015, 3:59am says:

Invalid code : 16


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Ivenend Apr 25 2015, 6:30am says:

I launch the WSEloader and it says I'm using a Trial Copy, and when I Activate it with my KEY it says that "Activation Denied!". WTF?

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dreamerkid111 Apr 25 2015, 10:23pm replied:

Use crack. Work every time

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Klibanophoros Apr 23 2015, 10:14am says:

Will the bodies for anything bigger than the Chaos Warrior be fixed?

Take the Crushers and Champions for instance, their arms and hands don't match very well. Even the helmets are submerged under the torso.

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AndreusAsable Creator
AndreusAsable Apr 24 2015, 8:44am replied:

Did you use WSE launcher to launch the mod?

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dreamerkid111 Apr 20 2015, 11:37am says:

Please tell me that another version will be coming soon

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dreamerkid111 Apr 21 2015, 5:28am replied:

Well that's kinda sad, 'cause I really looking forward to play this mod in single player :( But hey, you guys are doing great, keep it up.

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AndreusAsable Creator
AndreusAsable Apr 20 2015, 11:44am replied:

Not really. It's still not enough new units done for the MP, and waaay too much to do for the SP.

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