Iron Europe is a World War I mod for the Mount&Blade; Warband Napoleonic Wars DLC. Our goal is to immerse players in the brutal battles of WWI. Players will have the opportunity to fight it out, for France or for Germany, in the trenches and in no man's land. Play as an expendable rifleman grunt, a brave officer leading from the front, an artillerymen supporting your comrades from afar, or an elite assault trooper, spearheading attacks.Use bolt-action rifles, machine guns, and pistols to take down enemies from a distance or close in and engage in brutal hand to hand combat with knives, clubs, and the trusty bayonet. A host of features, including whistles, bleeding, bandaging, and grenades have been added to bring the WWI experience to life.

-Two Factions: French Third Republic, German Empire. Fight for the French Third Republic or the German Empire. These mighty titans of Europe have different strengths and weaknesses which players can discover and use to their advantage.
-Wide variety of classes: Each class is unique, with it's own advantages, disadvantages and equipment sets. Apart from typical, expected classes such riflemen, officers, and artillerymen, you'll have the opportunity to play as a support trooper, helping your comrades with ammunition and bandages. Or instead, be an elite Stormtrooper, serving the Vaterland by overrunning enemy defenses and striking deep into their territory. Yet more opportunities await you as a French trench sweeper, a Chauchat gunner or an armored German sentinel.
-Tons of New Weapons: A wide range of killing instruments are at your disposal including bolt-action rifles, revolvers, semi-autos, machine guns, sniper rifles, knives, clubs and bayonets.
-Grenades: Use grenades to assault enemy positions. There are several different types, including both fuse and percussion grenades. Each has unique characteristics, for example, the M16 Stielhandgranate has long range but is awkward to carry while the F1 grenade can be carried in great numbers but cannot be thrown very far. Several Stielhandgranates can be bundled together to form a concentrated charge. There are also place-able grenade launchers and rifle grenades.
-Medical System: Taking a large amount of damage causes bleeding which can be stopped with bandages, carried by support troopers and medics. Medical classes can provide treatment with morphine.
-Ammunition Crates: Support troops can carry ammo crates around the battlefield, allowing comrades to resupply.
-Heavy Machine Guns: Heavy machine guns can be carried around the battlefield and are highly effective in holding positions. Cut down advancing enemy forces with automatic firepower.
-Whistles: As an officer, rally your men and sound the charge with a whistle.
-Binoculars: Binoculars come in handy when you're a sniper, artilleryman or officer. Locate enemy positions and plan accordingly.
-Artillery: Rain fire on your enemies with infantry support guns, field guns and trench mortars.

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Mundus Bellicus Thread(French)

Installation Instructions
To get the latest version of the mod, first install 1.0 and then install the 1.21 patch.

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8 comments by Rigadoon on Jun 8th, 2015

Good news from the front. Although we are choosing not to show any eye candy to you yet, we thought we had better let you know what’s going on. The remnants of the developer team are on leave from the busy time of school and work has recommenced on Iron Europe 2.0.

As eluded to above, the team is very much diminished, with several members needed elsewhere. Therefore, the developer team is looking for people with useful skills such as:

bbc_standard_quote wrote:
  • 3d Modelling
  • Mapping
  • Texturing
  • Coding

If you’re interested, please contact us via the people below. We are both contactable on steam using the names provided below.

bbc_standard_quote wrote:
  • NA contact: j12_19 (Rigadoon)
  • EU contact: rusky87 (Baillie)

We will bring you exciting news and evidence soon, but for now, hold tight. In the mean time, please advertise this mod, and tell all your friends of the aforementioned news.

The last released news from the team can be found here.

IE 1.21 events are still running, and can be found on the FSE board.

Thank you, as ever, to those who continue to support us,
IE 2.0 Development Team.

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Patch 1.21

Patch 1.21

Apr 20, 2014 Patch 37 comments

Patch 1.21 fixes some issues in 1.2 and adds a couple new animations.Install 1.0 before this patch.

Patch 1.2 (OLD)

Patch 1.2 (OLD)

Mar 29, 2014 Patch 24 comments

Patch 1.2 is here. We apologize for the long wait for the patch. We have identified and fixed what we believe was the main issue causing the serious lag...

Iron Europe - WW1 Mod Patch 1.1 (OLD)

Iron Europe - WW1 Mod Patch 1.1 (OLD)

Feb 15, 2014 Patch 30 comments

- Added some active and alive agent and players checks to a few client side events - You can no longer attach bayonets to the Chauchat - Fixed the bandages...

Iron Europe - WW1 Mod Released! 1.0

Iron Europe - WW1 Mod Released! 1.0

Feb 14, 2014 Full Version 63 comments

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: To get the latest version of the mod, install this file, and then install the 1.21 patch. Greetings everybody! The day you've...

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RezaR Feb 20 2015 says:

please make a singleplayer cause i see the multiplayer is now nearly dead

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lukas14t Feb 20 2015 replied:

See a singleplayer of this could be epic , with treanch warfare on the map and everything

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Rigadoon Creator
Rigadoon Feb 20 2015 replied:

You guys know what AI in Warband is like right? Trenh warfare cannot work in singleplayer.

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RezaR Feb 20 2015 replied:

you see the mod red wars? just make a mod like that but make it better with you awesome guns and animations

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Rigadoon Creator
Rigadoon Feb 23 2015 replied:

It looks awful. Line battles on plains with bolt-action rifles. That is nothing like World War I.

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The_Swedish_Dude Feb 26 2015 replied:

It was like that in the beginning of ww1

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Rigadoon Creator
Rigadoon Feb 26 2015 replied:

It actually wasn't. Line tactics were already outdated decades earlier.

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sentry12 Jun 27 2015 replied:

It actually kind of was, in the first British-German battle at Amiens, the Germans attacked the British in lines.

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Avatar_Aang Aug 4 2015 replied:

The Battle of Amiens began in 1918... Line Tactics were LONG gone at this point. They were gone by 1914 and by my knowledge, weren't used in any battles.

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sentry12 Aug 6 2015 replied:

My mistake, it was the battle of Mons, I learned it from a 3 part series of WW1 called Our World War

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lukas14t Mar 1 2015 replied:

But you could do something like when the soldiers jump out of the treanch to go to fight in the No mans land (sorry for my english)

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SquizzyT Feb 16 2015 says:

bots don't fire on custom battle :(

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SquizzyT Feb 15 2015 says:

update 31 minutes ago?

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Rileysviking Feb 16 2015 replied:

upadte soon i think sais 1 day ago but cant see!

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Rigadoon Creator
Rigadoon Feb 16 2015 replied:

I didn't post anything new recently. You guys got a notification?

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SquizzyT Feb 17 2015 replied:

Well i didn't get a notification but when you go into mods for napoleonic wars it sais update 15 minutes ago not now though now it sais 2 days ago

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Javik-AOV Feb 14 2015 says:

Which file do I download? 1.0 + patches or just the latest?

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Rigadoon Creator
Rigadoon Feb 15 2015 replied:

1.0 & 1.21.

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From my time with the press copy, I've found that this game is absolutely next-gen. Taking the already astounding M&B engine and taking it to all new heights. This includes the DirectX11 beard physics. I found the opening cutscene very emotional, it struck my soul and immersed me into the story-driven world of Iron Europe. The only downside to this game so far, is the lack of a download link. Edit: Download link has been released, as well as an update to the game platform to enable Oculus Rift…

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