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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1 comment by TilanusCommodor on Oct 12th, 2014

Hey everybody! 

We're very happy to present you the new NE installer (NE 2.1.6) today! I'd really call it one of the most beautiful installers that I've ever seen. Since you had to wait rather long since NE 2.1.5, we also tried to compensate this time for you with some nice updates and goodies. The installer is for Windows only so far, but the Mac-Installer will also be released soon as well, it's almost done, so don't worry! :)

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Here a sneak preview of the NE 2.1.6 release notes:

  • Fixed and re-released NE maps 
  • A new map: NE Finland 
  • Updated loading screens for NE maps 
  • 3 new natives: Bavarians, Barbary Pirates & Finns! 
  • New settlements for Tuareg, Westphalians and Wurttembergers 
  • The so far unreleased AI patch 6.1.2 by kangcliff for better AI unit picking in late game and more 
  • Unit sound fixes, including all Consulate units 
  • Re-included (and slightly modified) editor mod by Reyk 
  • A couple of balance changes such as new stats for Schütze, Hand Cannoneer and Grenzer or raised Italian house build limit 
  • And of course the core feature of this release: our sexy installer!
NE 2.1.6
NE 2.1.6

You can download NE 2.1.6 here and read the release notes here.

Enjoy! King Green!

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NE 2.1.6

NE 2.1.6

Oct 12, 2014 Full Version 6 comments

This is a full version of Napoleonic Era. It contains the so far unreleased AI fix 6.1.2 by kangcliff, the Hotfix 7.1 by Yomgui as well as exclusive changes...

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Bryce581 Oct 13 2014, 12:05pm says: Online

is there something wrong with my NE 2.1.6 install that i only have the european and asian civs to select for ai opponents? no inca,natives,etc.

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TilanusCommodor Oct 13 2014, 12:54pm replied:

That is normal (and was already like that in all prior versions) due to the game limit of 14 AIs. We will release a tool in the future though that allows you to choose the AIs before the game. :)

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=Dre@meR- Oct 13 2014, 10:50am says:

does it have single-player campaign?

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TilanusCommodor Oct 13 2014, 12:53pm replied:

No, because that is usually the last thing a mod would do (because it requires everything else to be finished). But if you got any ideas for a short campaign, let me know. ;)

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microsoftman404 Oct 12 2014, 11:33pm says:

Hello TilanusCommodor, I have a question about modding .bar files. I'm trying to edit the musket sounds but I can't seem to open the file or create a valid .bar file myself, though I know it can be done. If you can, please PM me.
Thank you,
~ microsoftman404

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TilanusCommodor Oct 13 2014, 12:52pm replied:

You can just place new musket sounds to the Sound folder and use the file names that are listed in soundsetsy.xml - May you show me the musket sounds you want to use? :)

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microsoftman404 Oct 13 2014, 2:47pm replied: I opened the file with the pack file manager for Total war games and picked out the best sounds :) If you want the ones I picked out I can upload them in a .zip?

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TilanusCommodor Oct 15 2014, 10:46pm replied:

That would be nice, I'd definitely have a listen and see if they could fit for NE! :)

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microsoftman404 Oct 16 2014, 8:47pm replied:

Here's the DL link :
But watch this first...

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