Napoleonic Era is a renowned, fan-made modification for Age of Empires 3 and its expansions The Warchiefs and The Asian Dynasties. The mod intends to accurately illustrate the time from 1555-1815 by greatly expanding and reworking the game with new units, buildings, maps, sounds, music and civilizations. The mod has been founded in January 2006 by Alexander Fleger and is being continued by Peter Piepenburg since February 2010. It is still one of the most anticipated mods for Age of Empires III in the whole world.

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4 comments by TilanusCommodor on Nov 20th, 2014

Hey everybody,

it's just been a week since the last release of NE 2.1.7, which provided Mac users for the first time with an installer and did rebalance and update a couple of civs too (i.e. the Germans). Due to a major visual bug (caused by bad file packing) we decided to quickly re-release a fixed version (and not a patch).

NE 2.1.7b will stabilize the recently released NE 2.1.7. Apart from fixing the major visual bug, this version also adds a new voice set for Polish and some new graphics for Americans, which you can see here:

New US buildings

New US consulate icons

NE 2.1.7b for Windows
NE 2.1.7b for Windows

NE 2.1.7b for Mac
NE 2.1.7b for Mac

Installation requirements:

NE 2.1.7b requires the latest AoE3 patches, but no prior NE installations.
You can install NE 2.1.7b over your NE if you did not install versions earlier than NE 2.1.6.
Otherwise please install NE over an umodded and patched AoE3.

You can read the NE 2.1.7b release notes here.

If you want to play against other NE players, you can join this NE Online Group on Facebook and ask for matches. NE has been played so far via GameRanger, Hamachi and ESO.

And now we will crawl back into our Skype chatrooms, working documents and surround us with code, sketches and graphics and prepare the next big thing. ;)

Happy Napoleonic gaming!

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NE 2.1.7b for PC

NE 2.1.7b for PC

Nov 20, 2014 Full Version 15 comments

This is a full version of Napoleonic Era for PC and will keep your native language settings and only add text for new or reworked content in English...

NE 2.1.7b for Mac

NE 2.1.7b for Mac

Nov 20, 2014 Full Version 0 comments

This is a full version of Napoleonic Era for Mac and will keep your native language settings and only add text for new or reworked content in English...

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SilentAssassin_4 Jun 22 2014, 5:47am says:

Hi, I installed the mod and got it to work when it launched the game, but I can't seem to use any of the factions from the War Chiefs expansion in skirmish mode. Is this a bug or did I install part of the mod wrong?

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Sep 1 2014, 10:39pm replied:

The amount of AI players is limited to 14 in total (when you have TWC+TAD), that number can not be changed by modding. We're developing a tool that will offer a smooth workaround though. ;)

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Joey_17 Jun 14 2014, 1:29am says:

I hate to bother but I have no new factions and old ones are gone? I did what the instructions said don't know what is wrong.

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Joey_17 Jun 14 2014, 6:09pm replied:

Nvm I got it working.

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Ivenend Jun 6 2014, 12:50am says:

Any news?

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Jun 9 2014, 3:24am replied:

Some units are left to design, maps to check, bugs to fix and screenshots to do. ;)

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brian96212 May 21 2014, 9:48am says:

when i played the multiplayer game with my friends, it started normally but then suddenly quit the game and said that it cannot synchronize. Is it a bug? Or it is the problem of my computer?

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Guest May 19 2014, 8:51pm says:

I hope that the next version actually comes to fruition. I love playing the beta and enjoy new natives a lot. I know these things tend to lose momentum as people's lives move on and new games come out, but I still love NE.

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Kriegtooth Apr 23 2014, 8:56pm says:

Hi Tilanus! Im over here for your pestering pleasure too :P

Cant wait to see the new 2.2 version! :D

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor May 5 2014, 2:54pm replied:

Hey, nice nice. You know, I love to be reminded all the time that people are waiting and such. ^^ NE 2.2 looks better every time we work on it. Maps and natives are the last big deal right now, then we already are on the finish line. ;)

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