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

The mod is no longer accepting donations. A big thanks to everyone that donated.

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Soon. Napoleon in his office. The Italian Alps.
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29 comments by Docm30 on Dec 19th, 2014

Hello,

Firstly, thanks to everyone for once again voting L'Aigle into the Top 100! It's an honour and I hope you've voted again now that we've made the Top 100. Please do if you haven't (and assuming you see this before the fast-approaching deadline).

After more than three years in development, the singleplayer alpha for L'Aigle now has a release date, which can be seen in the new HD trailer. The trailer also shows off a variety of features and content in the mod, from the cities to the battlefields. A new map, hundreds of new items, new scenes, new sounds, new animations, new features and more are all set to appear in the upcoming alpha.

Thanks for watching the trailer. I look forward to releasing the mod more than anyone and I can't wait to have years of mine and others' hard work pay off and provide you with an in-depth recreation of Napoleonic Europe.

That's all for now.

Adieu.

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woundedrider
woundedrider Feb 18 2013, 7:26am buried:

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Man enough of these screenshots...Give us a game dammit
Is this a mod or a photo art gallery??

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SniperX53
SniperX53 Feb 18 2013, 8:49am replied:

Dude, you have no idea how a mod is made, these guys are making a unique, and so far a spectacular mod in development, yea we all want it to come out sure, but if you don't be patient they wont release a finished great mod. So for the mod developers sake, be patient and give them your support instead of being negative.

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prdude1234
prdude1234 Feb 18 2013, 7:49am replied:

WTF you want? A rushed mod that sucks and is broken or an epic mod? You have no idea how hard modding can be and how much time and money you must spend doing mods. This people are wasting time of their lives and their money making a mod with amateur tools and no pay so that you can have fun. So be more considerate or do your own mod or game.

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woundedrider
woundedrider Feb 18 2013, 3:56pm buried:

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rush??? it's been more than 1 year man...cmon..you can make a whole new game in a year (or more)

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lunelune2413
lunelune2413 Feb 19 2013, 2:55pm replied:

1. he has a life and can't sit in front of they computers all day (maybe sometimes)

2.he dosen't have a professionals to help him

3. those who help him also has a life

4. have you seen the quality of this mod? that took him a very long time to fit every single detail

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Ulmont
Ulmont Feb 19 2013, 11:02am replied:

You're lack of knowledge is legendary. To make a 'whole new game' of any real quality generally requires a development team numbering somewhere between 50 and 100+ (for non AAA studios, many AAA studios employ in the 250-500+ range) and around 3 to 7 years development time. Keep in mind these people also work full time, and are paid for their efforts. L'Aigle has generally less than 10 people, doesn't work full time, and isn't paid. That they've put out work such as this in a year or so is nothing less than astonishing. You're enthusiasm is commendable, but do us all a favor and get a bit of perspective.

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Zirkhovsky
Zirkhovsky Feb 19 2013, 7:08am replied:

Actually, he has the rights not to even publish the mod at all, this way he wouldn't even need to be criticised for making a mod for the community. He made this mod as a hobby, he did not promise to make you this, nor did you hire him, he releases this whenever he feels he has finished.

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Silvermarch
Silvermarch Feb 18 2013, 8:01pm replied:

Like a good game? No, you need more than a year to make one.

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prdude1234
prdude1234 Feb 18 2013, 4:29pm replied:

The best mods I have seen have been on development for many years. This isn't Call of Duty, they want to make a quality piece and will spend a long time to achieve it. Just wait and play other mods or games.

And this isn't a game company with 250 professional programmers, designers, skinners, etc getting paid and using professional tools and prgrams.

This mods usually don't have more than 10 common people working on them on their free time with no pay and amateur tools.

+6 votes     reply to comment
Bluehawk
Bluehawk Feb 18 2013, 7:59pm replied:

This mod in particular is a one man show (except for some coding and research)

+5 votes     reply to comment
clinci
clinci Feb 16 2013, 11:25pm says:

is there an estimated date when this will be finished?

+3 votes     reply to comment
SniperX53
SniperX53 Feb 18 2013, 10:17am replied:

There is no confirmed date yet so far.

+4 votes     reply to comment
Gimblob
Gimblob Feb 13 2013, 9:51am says:

can't wait!

+6 votes     reply to comment
louiestfc
louiestfc Feb 13 2013, 9:51am says:

i really cant wait to shoot french dragoons out of the saddle with my trusty baker.

+2 votes     reply to comment
mclover190
mclover190 Feb 11 2013, 4:20pm says:

Any chance of the Scots Grey's making an appearance in the mod?

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Docm30 Creator
Docm30 Feb 11 2013, 10:04pm replied:

Not likely. They spent the whole Napoleonic era at home, serving only at Waterloo. Waterloo was, of course, 6 years after the mod is set.

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mclover190
mclover190 Feb 12 2013, 4:50am replied:

How about the Connaught rangers or the Coldstream guard?

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Docm30 Creator
Docm30 Feb 12 2013, 9:01am replied:

Negative on both accounts. The foot-guard regiment in the mod is the 1st, and the line infantry are the Royal Scots. Both were chosen based on their participation in the Walcheren campaign.

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