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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16 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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Chevau-Legers Polonaise de la Garde Imperiale

Thanks for reading. Hope you enjoy.

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bot-95100
bot-95100 Jul 22 2014, 8:22am says:

when ?

VIVE LA FRANCE !

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dan235677
dan235677 Jul 18 2014, 10:54pm says:

any idea when they might release this mod.?

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Fraztov
Fraztov Jul 20 2014, 1:53am replied:

When everyone will stop asking that damn question 50 times a day...

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BestPancakeEver
BestPancakeEver Jul 21 2014, 2:16am replied:

2 times max

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redwar6
redwar6 Jul 18 2014, 3:47pm says:

It's amazing! I'm waiting for it)

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dan235677
dan235677 Jul 18 2014, 10:34am says:

hey if they r going to have a artillery I m def. going to get this mod, Looks well detailed as well.

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AragornEra
AragornEra Jul 17 2014, 3:09pm says:

when this come out, it'll knock ACOK 2nd! :D Cant wait!

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Kjohnson01
Kjohnson01 Jul 13 2014, 3:53pm says:

well jeez.

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Gerard_bob
Gerard_bob Jul 13 2014, 10:05am replied:

Suarez: "THIS is why I bite people!"

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ItalianStud
ItalianStud Jul 12 2014, 10:20am replied:

I don't mean to be rude but how could you ask such a question? The whole freaking comment board and page is in english. Wut

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