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 14 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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felix10101 Dec 1 2014, 2:52am says:

I was in a fight with the polish and they sent some kind of light cav through my base in the second age, and its legs did not move ( it looked like it was flying) and when i killed it, it just stood there and slowly disappeared .
Apart from that this is one Amazing mod!!! :)

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Dec 2 2014, 8:32pm replied:

This sort of freeze may rather be related to your hardware specs. How old is your graphics card and what's your processor?

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Thorvaldo Dec 3 2014, 3:20pm replied:

I had that bug too, i think the unit glitched is the ''Kosack lancer''

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benjazli32 Nov 22 2014, 4:07am says:

I deleted Napoleonic Era (not uninstalled because I thought it was like the last versions) for space purpose. and when I got some room for the game and want to reinstall, it told me I have installed Napoleonic Era whereas theres not any content in my computer of that mod. please help :(

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Nov 22 2014, 1:54pm replied:

You should always use the uninstaller. If the deleted files are still in your recycle bin, then you can restore them and run the installer.

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YourStepDad Nov 21 2014, 7:19pm says:

Is there a launcher anywhere? It used to allow us to switch between NE and AD in it. Now it doesn't. I can't get a game going through GameRanger :( (I can start it up offline just fine)

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Nov 22 2014, 2:01pm replied:

You can just switch by clicking either the TAD or NE desktop icon, because they link to two different .exe files.

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Darth_Saber Nov 20 2014, 6:26pm says:

Your mod is glorious, Napoleonic Era Team; I only wish that you would do an American Civil War mod every bit as fine. It is so odd to me to find the units of the United States looking more generic than unique, except for the Colonial Militia.

For instance: The US has a Calvary, not "Hussars;" they have ranged infantry, but those were not referred to as "Musketeers."

If you were to do a mod on the above topic, I know that it would be historically accurate and beautifully crafted. Anyhow, something to consider, perhaps.

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CHRONOTRI Nov 15 2014, 5:50am says:

sharpshooter animation eror.sorry for bad english

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Nov 17 2014, 5:41am replied:

What do you mean? Could you describe that a little more, please? What does the error look like?

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Metaltooth Nov 14 2014, 12:58pm says:

Does the AI work and does this work for the steam version

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Nov 14 2014, 8:43pm replied:

Yes. :)

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