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Mod Description

This mod is a union of most of the mods on Knights of Honor. It's compiled by Gazatus but includes many many features done by other modders. Even if this pack is the sum of a lot of sleepless night and hard work, you can still feel the vanilla game experience or get a entire new game. Indeed an installer is here to help you customising your game without any compatibility issue or modding knowledge. Just Plug and Play ! Available in English, French and German !

Users review :

Some truly excellent work has been put into this mod. The last edition has put on the finishing touches of this beautiful and thorough HD remake of a classic medieval strategy game. Without completely shaking the foundations of the original, this mod has in my view made the game into what it was always supposed to be, and has brought fresh new life into the game so that new players will surely enjoy this classic. This is an excellent example of modding done right, perhaps even at its best.

Ultimate Edition - HD Patch & Overhaul (EN/FR/DE)

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Mods Included and Changes
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  • Graphics :

[HD Patch] Unofficial HD Patch - 1920x1080, 1680x1050 and 1366x768 Support by n64gamer and Menssie
[HD Patch] Complete support of 16:9 and new graphic card (Up to AMD RX and GTX 10xx Series) by Gazatus
[Ultimate Edition - Default] Short intro - replace Sunflowers / Black Sea Studios and EA logos by the game owner Crytek and the modders haven : ModDB by Gazatus

medieval europe

  • Sounds :

[Ultimate Edition - Default] + Add 48 mins of lorefriendly music (selected by Gazatus - from various artist in public domain)
[Ultimate Edition - Default] * change main menu music which was so repetitive by Gazatus

  • Content :

It's splited in 2 parts :

  1. Economy Tweaks. The Ultimate Edition installer provides you the choice between 3 mods for Economy : Ultimate Mod which aims at making the game a bit easier in early game but harder in late game ; Menssie's Economy Expansion which aims being closer to original game but adding new trade goods and creates more strategic town development by adding more delicate buildings ; and Dusk Of Glory Director Cuts which provides the most "stock" feeling, it's adding many balanced buildings without any powerful bonuses or difficulty tweaks.
  2. Military Tweaks. You can choose between 2 mods : Ultimate Mod which is based on History and difficulty/cost ; Menssie's Military Expansion which focus on country's special units (no change on cost or bonus)

I suggest using Ultimate Mod - Economy & Military. I've listed below everything that you might need to know :

First Part : Economy


The Ultimate Mod Economy includes Dusk of Glory 1.8 FINAL. It's 31 new buildings and 47 building upgrades by Feillyne and includes many unique tweaks by Gazatus :

  1. Complete economy rework - early game is less anoying. Late game is harder. Many building bonuses have been completly re-edited.
  2. Cutted content have been restored (new quests,new units and enhanced weakness, cost, kingdom flags and map border have been reworked)
  3. Boost IA for city creation - now AI will be balanced between economy and military buildings
  4. Rework quest system - for now there are 32 quests (list here)
  5. Morale, religion and happiness updated to be less trivial
  6. Marshal cost have been complety balanced, it costs a lot to have many marshal. It's now interresting to have a builder or a farmer - cost almost nothing and provides good bonus.

Buildings

Menssie's Economy Expansion includes Dusk of Glory 1.8 FINAL too and it includes many features created by Menssie, such as :

  1. Add 50 new buildings and upgrades
  2. Add 4 new trade goods
  3. Add 1 new exotic good
  4. Create 1 new asset
  5. Tweaked Economy and buildings cost/bonus
  6. Education and Knight cost a bit lower than original game

Civilian buildings

Dusk Of Glory Director Cuts includes Dusk of Glory 1.8 FINAL but remove every powerful structure which give a more "stock" feeling. No other tweaks have been included. Created by Feillyne

muslim windmill

Second Part : Military


The Ultimate Mod includes :

  1. Squad size balancing - no more x30 soldier for every units squad. Horseman have been reworked to form better assault.
  2. Squad size multiplier : 2x ; 4x or 10x
  3. Overhaul units weakness and bonus - Spearman have a morale bosus vs horseman, a the opposite horseman get easily killed by hallebard... Armor and Knights bonus is more effective. It's hard to kill a heavily armored solider now.
  4. Morale overhauled - you can now have a game changer tactics such as focus low moral units, others will follow who retreats.
  5. Add 4 new units - turkic units, cuman rider, war elephant, Druzhina (russian units)
  6. Units are easier to make, AI will more often use elite units and will invade with more knights.
  7. Realistic Crusade (LOT of units and Commander AI reworked to conquer faster and longer. It's a real challenge now.) BUG - Sometimes you will get your marshal stuck in crusade mode, just lose a battle to restore.
  8. No change on country special units

AI

Units Overhaul

Morale and Commander Impact

Menssie's Military Expansion includes :

  1. Based on country special units. Many units are now "unique".
  2. Squad size multiplier : 2x ; 5x or 10x
  3. Changed requirements for some units
  4. Historicaly more accurate with Western Units (Cuman, slav..)
  5. Add 5 new units (Turkic units, Cuman Rider, Hospitalier and units from a Crusader Order)

test3

For more detailed list of changes see changelog.

  • Other :

There is a Hardcore Mod which is a multiplier of the AI gold income and an AI behavior redraw, it changes EASY / NORMAL and HARD Mode, please install this with caution, it's not fully tested and maybe unplayable !

Easy : AI get 500% Gold and is more aggressive than in regular hard - Much more Economy and Military check.
Normal : AI get 1000% gold and now create more elite units and use more fortified camp
Hard(core) : AI get 2000% gold and will make your life end.

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How to Install :
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- Download the last version here : Moddb.com

- Install the mod with the installer (very easy)
- When prompted install the 4 patchs, 2 are official (patch 1.03 and 1.05) and the 2 last one are unofficial for HD, the first will patch the game for HD resolution and the second one is here to prevent any error or bugs. You will be prompted to send me report, I only use these report to find issue.

IF THE SCREEN DON'T FIT TO YOUR SCREEN PLEASE RUN "Screen Bug Fix" UNDEER YOUR APPLICATIONS SHORTCUTS (Start button > Applications > KoH) ! THANKS !

When you start the game, you'll see changes (intro, buildings, music, ... etc.)

Official patchs are included into the installer, work with Steam / Gog and DVD copy. Don't work with cracked version and portable version.

Donate Button

Every donation is a help, we put a lot of time into this for free.

Thank you !


You can see source code on Github : Github.com

RSS Files
Ultimate Edition 3.0.3 - FUllHD (FR/EN/DE)

Ultimate Edition 3.0.3 - FUllHD (FR/EN/DE)

Full Version 16 comments

Otherwise, Welcome to KoH Ultimate ! This is the last update. KoH 2 is coming so wait for summer :)

HD-Patch Only - 3.0.3 - FUllHD (FR/EN/DE)

HD-Patch Only - 3.0.3 - FUllHD (FR/EN/DE)

Full Version 1 comment

If you already have Ultimate Edition, don't install this. If you just found this mod page, I recommend the Ultimate Edition, it's a complete mod pack...

OUTDATED - Ultimate Edition 3.0.2

OUTDATED - Ultimate Edition 3.0.2

Full Version 29 comments

Major update ! New units, units overhaul and AI tweaks.

OUTDATED - Ultimate Edition 2.9.1

OUTDATED - Ultimate Edition 2.9.1

Full Version 28 comments

Now support 1366x768 !!!!! Completly fixed the 1/4 Screen Bug ! try the new fix :)

OUTDATED - Ultimate Edition 2.8

OUTDATED - Ultimate Edition 2.8

Full Version 6 comments

Support 1680x1050 resolution Thank Menssie for his work.

OUTDATED - Ultimate Edition 2.7

OUTDATED - Ultimate Edition 2.7

Full Version 14 comments

Last regular update, see you in summer ! Here : German and french full support, fixes and customisation enhanced

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Hi,

I have downloaded the latest mod and the screen does not fit all of the game in.

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Gazatus Creator
Gazatus

Run the screen bug fix available under your applications shortcut (Start Button > Application > Koh)

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Guest
Guest

I have a problem, when I uninstall KoH, remove the KoH folder from steam and uninstall the mod, the mod is still installed when I install KoH again, and now I can't get the game go true fullscreen. When I try to install the mod it says that the mod is already installed. O.o I've tried everything, cleaning the registry with CCleaner and all. I have Windows 10 Home, 64 bit version. I even reinstalled steam and the problem persists. It's like the mod can't be removed no matter what...O.o

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Gazatus Creator
Gazatus

Hi, sorry for this trouble, you can remove the registry key by launching regedit (windows + R) > regedit > enter. Then under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Black Sea Studios

AND : SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{C99CC88B-84C2-4F4F-A050-5A97CF4F5141}_is1

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Guest
Guest

Works perfectly fine for me in windowed mode (which, as it is a decorated window, means that part of the screen is cut off in 1920x1080p resolution). However, for some reason trying to run it in fullscreen just shows a quick black screen before Windows 7 Ultimate (no relation ;-)) automatically focuses back on the previous window. I've also configured XP SP2 compatibility and DPI scaling. As the audio subsystem "blips" the game's music, it's clear the game is running, but the graphics are being jerked around somehow. This occurs even after I've deleted my user profile from %appdata% also.

[edit] Oop, looks like a reboot solved it! It's still a bit finicky but it seems fine now.

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Gazatus Creator
Gazatus

did you try the Screen Fix 1920X1080 under your application, shortcuts ? (Start Button > Applications > KoH > Fix Screen Bug)

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Guest
Guest

This patch doesn't work with world sceneario patch is there any patch only changing the res to 1336x768 !!

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Gazatus Creator
Gazatus

im not responsible of incompatibility with world scenario mod. first install koh. run it. then install the hd patch only (in the install it's thd minimal setup). then copy paste without overide world scenario files into koh folder.

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Grangakirmes
Grangakirmes

Hi Guys,

will there be further updates for new units? Thanks!

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Gazatus Creator
Gazatus

Hi !
I'm very busy with exams now but in july i will release something new :)
stay in touch

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Grangakirmes
Grangakirmes

Okay :) good luck!

In Summer there will be eventually some news for a knights of honor 2 ;) i stay in contact with "frujin" from black sea games.

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