Features of RJ - RotWK 1.06 (A Mod for Battle for Middle Earth: The Rise of the Witch-King)
- 10 Factions including Gondor, Rohan, Dwarves, Elves (3 sub-factions), Arnor, Mordor, Isengard, Wild, Men of the East (2 sub-factions), and Angmar
- Many of the factions have been completely revamped
- Over 70+ new heroes/units/structres and more have been added, with 6 new fortress, 5 new walls, a slew of heroes, and a new inn system.
- A return to the feel of BFME1
- Smaller combinable hordes - 100s of different combinations
- All units can level to 10, not just heroes, and they level with increases similar to BFME1
- Structures can level up through experience as well as a purchased upgrade
- A move towards making each faction's play style unique and different, to bring out the character of the faction
- A camera system has been added to many of the maps, letting you explore the game and Middle-Earth in entirely new ways.
- A huge amount of high-quality skins for new and existing units/heroes
- Hundreds of pieces of art for new and existing units/structures/heroes
- So many other minor changes to enhance your enjoyment of the game.

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22 comments by robnkarla on Mar 7th, 2009

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RJ-RotWK 1.06 BETA has been released!

After the year+ wait, the next public beta has been released. All of the details can be found by following the link and browsing the news topics:

So much mod to explore and enjoy with 10 factions (Rohan, Men of the East, & Arnor Added, Elves split out), combo hordes, the more than 30 maps added, new map play styles that blend BFME1 & BFME2, over 35+ RotWK maps with the new camera system and skies. Explore Middle Earth once again and rediscover the joy of BFME! (All screenshots below were taken directly from actual gameplay!)

For the short term, the mod without an installer is available. I'll be creating and uploading one with the installer.

Thank you for playing, and a huge thank you goes out to all of the team members and the beta testers to make this possible,
Robert J.

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RJ-RotWK - Unofficial Bugfix - 1.063

RJ-RotWK - Unofficial Bugfix - 1.063

Jul 24, 2014 Patch 33 comments

Hi Guys! I've recently resumed playing & coding a little in bfme and decided to play again my favorite mod. This reminded me of some annoying bugs...

Bodies Stay mod for RJ 1.06

Bodies Stay mod for RJ 1.06

Apr 6, 2013 Full Version 48 comments

Sorry to get your hopes up. It's just a small submod I did. I'm only posting it for a week before I take it down, I'm clearing my PC and the entire drive...

The Intoxicating Influence of Tom Bombadil

The Intoxicating Influence of Tom Bombadil

Mar 18, 2009 Movies 12 comments

Uploaded by request: After getting v1.06 released I thought it was time to take things a little less seriously, so everyone enjoy! Don't mind me while...

RJ-RotWK 1.06 BETA

RJ-RotWK 1.06 BETA

Mar 7, 2009 Full Version 118 comments

Welcome to RJ-RotWK 1.06! The installation should be easy and painless if you follow the below instructions. 1) Open the RJ_RotWK.rar file 2) Extract...

320x240 Trailer

320x240 Trailer

Oct 15, 2007 Movies 1 comment

320x240 Trailer for RJ-RotWK. This is just a quick video I put together. I'll do another one a little later on.

640x480 Trailer

640x480 Trailer

Oct 15, 2007 Movies 0 comments

640x480 trailer for RJ-RotWK. This is just a quick video I put together. I'll do another one a little later on.

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Arador123 Apr 15 2014, 6:27am says:

Any update on this mod recently? Pity the creator abandoned it. It was just awesome.

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Queshnaba Apr 13 2014, 9:42am says:

Well considering RJ is likely not coming back I suggest we as a community take it upon ourselves to try and tie up loose ends. The first and foremost should be the acquiring of war of the ring maps to fill the missing territories. Then fix pictures for units and structures that may be missing. Finally any balancing and bug fixing that may be required. It may seem like a long task but we can all come together and make this work. After all look at what the freespace community did by themselves.

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French_Fry Jun 30 2014, 3:57am replied:

I already fixed the War of the Ring map with a friend lele

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Debeul Feb 22 2014, 9:52am says:

Is there coming a nextRelease?
And is it stable to play?
Not to much, errors?

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MattTheLegoman Mar 2 2014, 6:53am replied:

Some people at Revora Forums are talking about it. But RJ has not been around for ages.

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Kooskia Mar 13 2014, 12:56pm replied:

I've heard that there was a Chinese edited/implemented mod of RJ, but i failed to find a link (there was an old one that allowed no dowload).
It's a pity because with Edain Mod, RJ it's the best one..

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klem May 6 2014, 7:43pm replied: +1 vote     reply to comment
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Kooskia May 7 2014, 4:51am replied:

Thanks but.. it's a safe dowloading? You've checked it? I'm sorry but i don't know the chinese.
I've noticed it dowload a .exe file

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klem May 8 2014, 10:47am replied:

it's safe. it's made by players not by spys.

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Kooskia May 8 2014, 12:18pm replied:

After i tried (and after 1hour and half) suddenly failed.

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klem May 9 2014, 9:42am replied:

It happen sometimes with the vanilla or other mods also; but there is a bugfix to put in the maps folder, it's for the wotr I think:

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Can't wait for the final release. Come back Rob!

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