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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15 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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Guest
Guest Jul 13 2013, 3:33am says:

Once again 3rd parties are creating better mod content then is in the original game! Looks amazing, can't wait for its release.

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joebobpants
joebobpants Jul 12 2013, 12:46pm says:

is that video of actual gameplay?

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Docm30
Docm30 Jul 12 2013, 6:04pm replied:

Of course. What else would it be of?

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joebobpants
joebobpants Jul 16 2013, 8:02pm replied:

Idk it just looked so good i thought it might not be real, but it looks very very very good and i look forward to the first release.

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halloman1111
halloman1111 Jul 12 2013, 9:37am says:

I can't wait for it! It seems that it could be the best mode for mount & blade warband! Please show a game map next time!

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WarriorOfMiddleEarth
WarriorOfMiddleEarth Jul 12 2013, 9:35am says:

You know....... The quality that is going into this mod (at least graphics wise) is simply amazing!! And I commend you so very much on that!!!!

I am sure you working your butt of on this mod!! And, if I knew how to mod and stuff, I would love to help!!

Anyways.... Keep up your awesome work man!!! This mod would be worth spending money on...

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MangoMadman
MangoMadman Jul 12 2013, 8:01am says:

Dont say things like "im still waiting" he is working his ******* arse off say a question or something to relate with the mod ffs

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Hughie
Hughie Jul 26 2013, 12:49pm replied:

I think he means; will troops act in battalions like single units (similar to the way they do in custom battles on the NW DLC).

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[2ndHess]Sharpe
[2ndHess]Sharpe Jul 12 2013, 5:07pm replied:

we have battalions or regiments in the singleplayer(sorry for my english but ima from germany)

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