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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yashasvi2
yashasvi2 May 4 2013, 10:08am buried:

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will this mod add a single player campaign?

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davidy98
davidy98 May 4 2013, 11:32am replied:

"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." This is the first sentence from
this page, can't you read?

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Kellerman60
Kellerman60 May 4 2013, 7:28am says:

How goes the work?

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ModMusket
ModMusket May 5 2013, 1:15am replied:

Head over to the "News" section and feel free to read all the progress/updates yourself :D

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Kellerman60
Kellerman60 May 8 2013, 3:53pm replied:

I'd rather just ask, lets not forget the art of conversation

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ModMusket
ModMusket May 8 2013, 7:42pm replied:

Agreed, but I guess it's just that he has the latest update right in front of our faces, so I just don't see the point in asking someone who's already made it explicitly clear that he does not tolerate people pestering him (you are NOT pestering but I'm just using that for lack of a better term) about work progress and release dates and such. I see your point, but I guess it was just slightly frustrating for me because the answer to your question is right in front of you (and all of us) on this very page....

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Kellerman60
Kellerman60 May 9 2013, 2:02pm replied:

I know

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AbbasidChaliph
AbbasidChaliph May 3 2013, 1:20pm says:

long live Prussia and the Ottoman Empire ! :D

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Stefanice
Stefanice May 3 2013, 6:40am says:

I can't wait to play it.

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KrosyWolf
KrosyWolf May 2 2013, 3:24pm says:

brilliant mod.. respect and good luck all who interfere with it.. may we suggest any releaseing time for it ?

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