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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NOTALLOFDALLAS!
NOTALLOFDALLAS! Mar 3 2014, 8:46pm says:

All due respect, but screw Bannerlord. I'd much rather play L'aigle before going nuclear.

(This isn't some demand for a release date disguised under a joke. I'm just saying I'd rather play this mod)

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Bluehawk
Bluehawk Mar 2 2014, 9:03pm says:

"Hey, @PutinRF, any chance you could delay World War 3 until after Bannerlord comes out? Thanks." -- I like the idea that a poor analyst in the Kremlin was obligated to look up what Warband is because of this tweet.

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Docm30
Docm30 Mar 2 2014, 11:46pm replied:

Nah, I've run into Putin on multiplayer a few times. He knows where it's at.

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Yea201
Yea201 Mar 2 2014, 7:00pm says:

Will the map be like the map in Anno Domini or not?

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manosss
manosss Mar 3 2014, 10:42am replied:

Docm30 could you upload 2-3 pictures of the map plz! thx! :D)

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Mlgcat
Mlgcat Mar 1 2014, 4:55pm says:

Do you need the dlc napoleonic wars?

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Docm30
Docm30 Mar 1 2014, 7:02pm replied:

No. Just Warband. This mod have nothing to do with the DLC.

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NOTALLOFDALLAS!
NOTALLOFDALLAS! Mar 1 2014, 12:21pm says:

And btw, there's a guy on the Taleworld forum who's saying the mod is dead. I predict some confusion so I'm just here to tell you he's full of ****.

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manosss
manosss Mar 2 2014, 1:08pm replied:

If I understood it right, you say that there will be a release soon. So we will expect and another release. right?

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BLACKHAWK9999
BLACKHAWK9999 Feb 27 2014, 6:42pm replied:

i've been wondering about the release for awhile, game looks pretty amazing all around and was wondering if it had come out but just not here for some reason. i don't go on taleworlds, and im sure the dev team or guy is very busy, it shows. thank you for letting us who dont use taleworlds know about the point the overall game is at. can't wait to play it

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