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.

NE ONLINE GAMING
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 9 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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microsoftman404
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 Creator
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
microsoftman404 Oct 13 2014, 2:47pm replied:

Moddb.com 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 Creator
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
microsoftman404 Oct 16 2014, 8:47pm replied:

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

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Robert_Lee
Robert_Lee Sep 2 2014, 1:53pm says:

2.1.5 dont need 2.01 or other versions of the mod?

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Oct 8 2014, 12:20pm replied:

That's correct. NE 2.1.5 is a full version.

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Stason1985
Stason1985 Aug 29 2014, 4:14pm says:

Downloaded NE 1.0, and when loading product code required. Nowhere is it I can not find you please!

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Sep 1 2014, 9:11pm replied:

Hey, NE 1.0 is meant for AoE3 only (without the expansions) and is a 'little' outdated. ;) The most recent version is NE 2.1.5, that you need to install manually. URL: Sourceforge.net

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DocDI99
DocDI99 Aug 7 2014, 11:47am says:

remove population cap and rise on epic scale

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Sep 1 2014, 9:14pm replied:

Population caps exist to maintain a fluent game performance for people with bad PCs. When you're smart about sending HC shipments, developing unit-sending techs and use natives it's easily possible to have around 300-400 units.

The AoE3 engine wasn't built for epic scale battles such as in ETW.

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