L'Aigle (The Eagle) is a singleplayer and multiplayer total-conversion mod for Mount & Blade: Warband set during the 1809 War of the Fifth Coalition fought between Napoleonic France and the Austrian Empire and their allies.

Main Development Thread at Taleworlds

The mod will feature the following, among others:

-Several detailed factions, incl. France, Britain, Austria, Russia, Prussia, Spain, Italy, Holland and Warsaw.
-Battle Formations, including anti-cavalry square
-Military ranks earned in battle or purchased by commission
-Hundreds of thoroughly-researched and historically-accurate uniforms and weapons
-Campaign for mastery of Europe on a massive and detailed map
-New hand-crafted battle scenes including Naval Battles
-Tournaments and Arenas redone to include shooting, fencing and prizefighting
-Earn fame and glory by capturing enemy standards and presenting them to your regent
-Military Depots where one can purchase weapons and uniforms or hire trained specialists
-Graphical overhaul including new horse, textures, effects and buildings
-Hundreds of new troops, with such famous regiments as the Old Guard, 95th Rifles and Polish Lancers
etc

We are now accepting donations of any amount to help support the the development of the mod.
This is completely optional and the mod is and always will be 100% free.

If you choose to donate to the mod's development, the money raised will be used to offset the cost of software, hardware, web hosting and caffeine, ect, purchased to create the mod. Donators will be rewarded with their name added to the credits in the mod (Make sure to PM Docm30 here or on the Taleworld forums with the name you want credited and details of your donation), and a sense of superiority over non-donators, who you are free to consider heathens.

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15 comments by Docm30 on Aug 4th, 2013

'Lo,

Today we'll take a look at Chevau-Legers Polonais de la Garde Imperiale, some the most elite cavalry in the French army.

Originally created in 1807 by Napoleon to serve as an elite bodyguard recruited from the Polish nobility and landowning classes, they were unquestionably the most famous cavalry regiment of the era and frequently cited as one of the greatest of all time. The Polish Chevau-Legers proved their incredible aptitude for combat time after time at several of the period's major battles.

Their most famous exploit was probably at the 30 November, 1808 battle of Somosierra Pass, where the Spanish had set up a desperate last attempt to halt the French march on Madrid. A single squardon of the Polish Chevau-Legers charged the Spanish army, artillery and all, head on and captured all four of their batteries. Though half the squadron was killed or wounded in the charge, they carved a permanent name for themselves in the annals of history.

In the 1809 war against Austria, they saw action at several of the major battles of the Austrian front, including Aspern-Essling and Wagram. The most noteworthy battles of the war.

In the mod they'll be available to French officers recruiting in Poland. They were only armed with lances (thus their better known name, the 'Polish Lancers') after the War of the Fifth Coalition, so they serve as light cavalry in the mod.

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Thanks for reading. Hope you enjoy.

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Destroyer833
Destroyer833 16hours 8mins ago says:

Is this going to have Freelancer integrated in it?

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mikellejarza1 Apr 17 2014, 10:27am says:

a date please

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Bluehawk
Bluehawk 15hours 25mins ago replied:

Your operating system has a built in calendar. You can get the date any time you want.

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NOTALLOFDALLAS!
NOTALLOFDALLAS! Apr 17 2014, 3:51pm replied:

An exact date would be pretty unreasonable at this point. A time frame or maybe a certain month would be far more realistic.

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RubyxAllxDay
RubyxAllxDay Apr 16 2014, 10:51am says:

i really wish you guys would release some sort of test version for the mod. it looks practically done. im foaming at the mouth waiting for this to come out

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Docm30
Docm30 Apr 16 2014, 1:48pm replied:

If it was releasable, I'd have released it.

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Venteus
Venteus Apr 16 2014, 4:56am says:

You know what, just forget about us who what to play the mod NOW and just go all out, like do EVERYTHING and make this mod the BEST MOUNT AND BLADE MOD EVER

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vladimir0123
vladimir0123 Apr 15 2014, 10:35am says:

This is going to be one of the biggest mods ever, the amount of effort is obvious :)
Been following it for a long time, and for anyone that thinks it's dead, it's not dead, the author doesn't update on moddb much. Forums.taleworlds.com (Main development thread as listed in the summary, but we all know there's always people that don't read the summary, but read comments)

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