The Ridder Clan Mod is a modification for The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II & for The Lord of the Ring: The Battle for Middle-Earth II, The Rise of the Witch-King. This mod changes many things to BFME 2. It will add some new factions, a couple of campaigns, many units & heroes, alot of maps and it will improve the CAH System. This mod changes the gameplay making it work a bit more like BFME 1 and how BFME 2 should have been!

Jan 1st, 2010
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This is Version 1.06 of the RC Mod! You need to have V1.00 or later installed to be able to install this version!

The Lord of the Rings(tm), The Battle for Middle-earth(tm) II - RC MOD
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+++++Installing the RC MOD+++++
Steps for Installation:
1-Download and Run the RCModInstaller.exe
--This Installer will install the basics for the RC Mod game.
2-When asked for a serial enter the SAME serial as the one you used when installing BFME 2
--If you do not know what that serial is then do step B1
3-After completing the RC Mod "main" install you must locate your Game2.dat as requested at the end of the install
--Game2.dat is located in your "BFME2InstallDirectory"\game2.dat (example:D:\Electronic Arts\The Battle for Middle-earth (tm) II)
--Copy Game2.dat and paste it into the RC Mod's game directory (default is:C:\Program FilesThe Battle for Middle-earth II - RC Mod)
4-Now download the LATEST RC Mod updater from
5-After downloading the Updater run it and the updater will complete the installation.
6-Now download the LATEST RC Mod INTERFACE updater from
--If you have done all of this correctly the mod should run on your pc now.

+++++Playing the RC MOD+++++
Steps for Playing SINGLEPLAYER:
1-Run RCMod - Singleplayer.exe

Steps for Playing MULTIPLAYER:
1-Instert your The Lord of the Rings, The Rise of the Witch-king (ROTWK) cd into your cd drive and run the game~No need to do any more steps!
--Alternative for people who do not own ROTWK you must download the RC Mod CD!
2-Extract the files out of the LotrBfMe2RCMod.rar (3.2 +/- GB!)
3-Mount or Burn the "CD" to a cd/dvd.
---Mount it with DEAMON TOOLS or another mounting program
--DEAMON TOOLS is an easy tool to work with and should not be too hard to understand, but if you have problems you can always ask in our forums!
4-After mounting the CD you must Hide the real CD Drive - There may be some programs for this, you can also do this manually -B2 is manual hiding
5-Run RCMod - Multiplayer.exe

B1-run regedit (Windowsxp) Start->Run->open:regedit
---Search through the registry files for My Battle for Middle-earth(tm) II Files
---when its found then you should look in the ergc folder and there you should find the value which is your code!

B2-Go to My Computer
---Select the CD Drive
---Right click and press on Properties
---Press on the "Hardware" tab
---Select the name of your CD Drive
---Press Properties
---Change Device usage to: Do Not use this device (disable)
~~~Whenever you want to use the real cd drive again do not forget to change the Device usage back to (Enable)
---Press OK and close the other properties window by pressing OK again

If you have any problems installing the Mod you can always ask for help at:


-(Not all changes are listed.)-
Version 1.06 - January 1, 2010

Removed Vandas & Acosa CAH Class, these will be in The Acosa Mod for the RC Mod...

Mod became "Modable", people can now mod the RC Mod with the RC Mod SDK!

Rohan Fortress Added
Rohan Barracks upgrade added
Rohan Rohirrim Banner reskin
Newer Forged Blades color

ALL maps now use the RC Mod Cam System
Many also have Rohan & Beasts AI

Christmas Background! ~ Rohan
Version 1.05 - December 25, 2009

Meadow Spellbook Power added
Summon Elven Allies Spellbook Power added
Rohirrim Archers can fire while running
Royalguard added
Rohirrim Random Skins and Random HA Skins added
Westfoldmen Random Skins and Random HA Skins added
Westfoldmen can mount and dismount and are built from Stables
Yeomen archers Random Skins and Random HA Skins added
Warriors Random Skins and Random HA Skins added

-Ridder Clan-
Statue Added - Bug => No special upgrades for Statues yet...

Christmas Background! ~ Rohan
Version 1.04 - October 31, 2009

Theoden -Minor Reskin
Eomer -Minor Reskin
Rohirrim archers added
Rohirrim lancers added
Rohirrim (toggle) removed from Rohan's stables
Westfoldmen added
Yeomen archers Reskin
Warriors Reskin

High Quality Isengard

~RC Mod Cam works on Fords of Isen II

Halloween Background!
Version 1.03 - September 8, 2009

Faramir - Reskin
Tower Guards (HD Version)

Theoden -Reskin + Model
Merry - Reskin

Haldir - Rebind
Arwen - New Power

Gimli -Reskin + Model

Saruman -Reskin
Lurtz -Reskin
Isengard Scout
Isengard Captain

Gothmog - NEW HERO! :p
Black orc Archers

-Ridder Clan-
Ridder Mage - New Model + New Skin + New Powers
Ridder Zwart - NEW HERO! :p

Cradon Added
Durgos Added

NEW Faction!
Captain of Harad - NEW HERO ~ for harad 5 times ;) :p (will be changed to 2x later)

~Ring Hero Enable Mode Glitch- The ring may be dropped several times due to an error we will fix in the next release...

Harad Background!
Version 1.02 – April 12, 2009

Unit changes

3 New heroes: Damrod + Madril + Pippin

3 New heroes: Hama + Gamling + Merry

NEW faction!

More Minor changes...
Frodo & Gollum & Sam (Ring Carriers)
Easter Maps!

Vandas + Easter Background!

Version 1.01 – February 22, 2009

New Hero: Smournakk (the Great Beast)
Unit changes & Button fixes

Pleasing has been Removed...

-Ridder Clan-
Blacky has 3 New powers
White wolf has 1 new power
Ridder Geel has been remade
Death has a new model
Ridder Mage's Elemental strike 'weapon' has been redone
Wizard Summon Power works!

-New Places
-New Classes
-New Sub Classes
--Ancient Bear (Sword)
--Ancient Bear (Spear)
--Warg - No powers yet!
-New power & cost system
-New Layout

New Game
Minor changes... Not sure which ones.
RC Mod Worldbuilder!

Rohan Background! <-Same as V0.04!

Version 0.06 – December 31, 2008

Inn Units HAVE been fixed.

Pleasing has been temporarily KEPT...

-Ridder Clan-
Library Changed
Wizard Summon Power still does not work, will be fixed in next release!

-Woman Warrior Has been ADDED!
-Princess Geel has been added as a 'system' CAH

-Bridges Of Fresoan
-Bridges Of Fresoan (Low)
-Ruined Lands ->Improved/Changed

Christmas Background! <-Same as V0.05!
Version 0.05 – December 25, 2008

Pleasing has been temporarily added

-Ridder Clan-
Wizard Summon Power does not work, will be fixed in another release!
Ridder Mage has 2 new powers, Elemental Strike, Dragon Strike.
New Tech Icons
New Techs ~ Mystic Spellbook & Master Spellbooks
Wizards have been changed ~ Spells & Appearance

-rc fornost

Christmas Background!
Version 0.04 – December 1, 2008

Camp added
Inn units added

-Ridder Clan-
Improved Gears Tech added
New Tech Icons
Hero Times and Costs changed

Rohan Background!
Version 0.03 – October 31, 2008

Rohan Warriors added
Porter Changed

Warg horde bug fix

-Ridder Clan

Halloween Background!
Version 0.02 – October 25, 2008

Gamling added
Changed Archers and Peasants
Goldenhall fixed
Arrow Tower Expansion added
Rohan structures vision increased
Goldenhall Flaming munitions added

Hellbeast fixed
Warg Horde locomoter changed

-All Factions can be played online
Version 0.01 – October 19, 2008

-rc cair andros
-rc celduin
-rc elven plains
-rc helms deep
-rc isengard outlands
-rc quelandon
-rc ruined lands
-rc snowy mountains
-rc wolven plains

!Rohan and Beasts' AI work only on RC maps!

Ridder Geel Mod Leader
Ridder Blauw Acosa Faction & Mapper
Nieksa Hithaeglir Faction & Modeler & Mapper
rutger Ideas/Brainstormer
Lurtz101 Beasts Faction & Coder
Brabox Mapper
LinkFan Ideas/Brainstormer & Mapper
JohnWayne Mapper
Neutron4ever Beta Tester
Florisz Beta Tester
Githiran Coder & Harad Faction
Masterbadeend Mapper
Ridder Diamant (Neth) Modeler
CTLN7 LOTR Faction Skinner & Ideas
Valaquenta10 Elven Faction

-{Special Thanks}--
robnkarla LivingworldMap W3D
Rob38 Turret & Horde Mount - Tutorial

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