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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19 comments by Docm30 on Aug 29th, 2014

Today we'll take a quick look at the London scene in the mod, but first a short note on the mod's progress.

To put it simply: progress is slow. I find myself with little (and increasingly less) free time to work on the mod. When I can't find the free time necessary to work on the mod progress simply doesn't happen. I can again assure you that no one wants the mod released more than I do, but it's not easy getting it to that point. You'll have to bear with me.

Now, a look at the London scene, which is set in Whitehall (which is technically in Westminster, but let's not be pedantic). In the scene you'll find some of the most famous buildings and areas in London, including Horse Guards, Downing Street, Scotland Yard and the Banqueting House of the old Palace of Whitehall.

It should be noted that the scene is a work in progress and as such still needs some smaller details.

Whitehall in London.
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Thanks for reading.

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Docm30
Docm30 Oct 12 2014, 8:12pm replied:

Both of those things are untrue.

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JMKHues
JMKHues Oct 13 2014, 8:04pm replied:

Uh...... Are you an idiot? Because i looked up Russian grenadier and all the pictures that were grenadiers had big pointy hats. The militia maybe but grenadiers wore big pointy hats.

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Docm30
Docm30 Oct 14 2014, 3:20am replied:

Last I checked I was not in fact an idiot.

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JMKHues
JMKHues Oct 14 2014, 6:48am replied:

Well saying grenadiers didn't wear big pointy hats which we know they did. Does not make you smart.

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Bluehawk
Bluehawk Oct 15 2014, 2:40am replied:

By 1809, when the mod is set, only ONE Russian grenadier regiment wore mitres (the pointed hats), the Pavlovsk Gren. Reg. The rest adopted shakos with black horse-hair plumes.

The Pavlovsk regiment will be in L'Aigle as a separate unit from the generic grenadiers of the line and heavy regiments.

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JMKHues
JMKHues Oct 15 2014, 8:06am replied:

One strange thing is. The picture looks nothing like your description of the Russian grenadiers. Not saying your wrong of course. But he still needs some work on it. Cause it looks like neither the Pavlosk Gren. Reg. nor the late Russian grenadiers.

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soldiermarine09
soldiermarine09 Oct 15 2014, 4:03pm replied:

Well, JMKHues, it is obvious you have know idea on what you are talking about but I understand that you are trying to help Doc but clearly you are misunderstood.

"allot of uniforms on the screenshots aren't the same as the pictures on the internet of the same unit: Austrian Landwehr"
Immediately after I saw this quote from you, I typed into Google, 'Austrian Landwehr' and the images are very similar to the uniforms that Doc has designed.Therefore, you are wrong.Plus, don't forget that detail is not going to be exactly precise detail, it will be the best Doc can model it.

Just saying :)

Carry on with the great work Doc!

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JMKHues
JMKHues Oct 15 2014, 8:12pm replied:

I realized after posting it they were allot alike. But i had better things to do then edit it. So i left it in.

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JMKHues
JMKHues Oct 15 2014, 8:13am replied:

And i have just noticed allot of uniforms on the screenshots aren't the same as the pictures on the internet of the same unit: Austrian Landwehr. Russian Grenadier. Prussian Garde du Corps. Bavarian Fusilier. British Dragoon. British Dragoon Guard. British Light Dragoon. And also British fusiliers were a type of regiment not a unit type.

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Docm30
Docm30 Oct 17 2014, 7:04am replied:

The creation of the uniforms has been guided by years of study and research. I don't know how you can think googling a few images is just as good.

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