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

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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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thatkid7698
thatkid7698 Jun 29 2014, 10:44pm says:

When will this mod come out? It's been in development since 2011.

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ItalianStud
ItalianStud Jul 1 2014, 1:30pm replied:

calm down you impatient fool. Hes working by himself and prolly a few others if that. Hes putting time, money, energy and his life into this mod. And all you care about is the release date. You haven't done anything to help his cause but just to gripe and complain. Show some respect and stop asking like a 12 year old kid in a candy shop.

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readable12
readable12 Jul 3 2014, 11:07pm replied:

seriously what is it with you people, are manners such a foreign concept, someone asks a question and you abuse them for asking it, it isn't unreasonable to expect a civilised answer to a question that obviously a lot of people are asking themselves

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Fraztov
Fraztov Jun 30 2014, 4:00pm replied:

Seriously, can't you guys R.E.A.D?

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thatkid7698
thatkid7698 Jun 30 2014, 8:24pm replied:

Yes I can R.E.A.D and no where does it say when this mod will come out. Now, tell me where it says when this mod will come out, and don't be an ******* about it.

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soldiermarine09
soldiermarine09 Jul 1 2014, 11:16am replied:

Well actually thatkid7698, it does say in the 1st trailer that it will be released in 2013... But 2013 has past now so that estimation is no good. However, it does say a release date and therefore are wrong to say:"no where does it say when this mod will come out"

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lordoflord
lordoflord Jul 1 2014, 10:19am replied:

This mod is in development and there is no exact release date for it. Seriously, learn to R.E.A.D AND UNDERSTAND

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afdie
afdie Jun 29 2014, 9:20am says:

pls make sure the size is not so big

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Guest
Guest Jun 29 2014, 6:49am says:

I can't wait for multiplayer either! I think it is going to be amazing with those graphics and system.

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