• Play from the Fall of Beleriand to the Great Years and the War of the Ring.
  • Choose from one of 18 unique factions.
    • Guide the wise and fair elves - Lindon, Rivendell, Mirkwood, Eregion, and Lothlórien.
    • Fall under the sway of the Shadow with Angmar, Mordor, Isengard, Dol Guldur, or Minas Morgûl.
    • Place your hope in the Men of the West with Arnor, Gondor, and fabled Númenor of old.
    • Ride with the Native Men of Rohan, Rhovanion, Harad, Umbar, or Rhûn.
  • Battle on new random maps based on real Middle-earth locations.
  • Research countless new technologies and decide the path of your race with faction choices. Will you ally with the Rohirrim as Isengard, or fall and become a Vassal of Mordor. The choices are yours.
  • Forge alliances to supplement your armies with soldiers from other regions, or even call for the aid of Dwarves and Hobbits.
  • Enjoy the rich world of Middle-earth as presented by one of the largest graphical modification ever produced for Age of Kings. Over a hundred buildings have been designed, including wonders based on famous Middle-earth landmarks like Orthanc, Barad-dûr, The Golden Hall, or Elrond's Homely House. Likewise, nearly 70 new unit graphics have been added, including almost thirty all new units to appear for the very first time in ToME.
  • Create that LotR campaign you always had in mind or play online against a friend! Designed to function in multiplayer, singleplayer, and scenario design.
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17 comments by ToME-Team on Dec 21st, 2013

Hey Tolkien fanboys (and fangirls),

Make sure to check out the new showcase screenshots for the full version of Tales of Middle Earth, coming soon! featuring Harad, Rivendell, and Rhun, just 3 of the 18 civilizations available in this Tolkien inspired mod for Age of Empires II

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Full version improvements over the beta will include:
• All new Rohan/Rhovanion buildings
• All new Harad buildings
• All new Rhun buildings
• All new Rivendell buildings
• Additional variations for some civ's buildings.
• Dozens of new units, as well as over a hundred new unit graphics added since the beta.
• Individual graphics for each unit line based on race or civ.
• Heroes, new technologies, and super units at the wonder.
• All terrains, cliffs, and forests have been reskinned.
• Over a hundred new editor objects/buildings/units.
• New gameplay features like dwarven mines and tax collectors
• In depth balance changes and revamped technologies based on beta release feedback.

New Screenshots!

A release date still has not been set, but we are getting close! So keep an eye out for more screenshots and updates.

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Tales of Middle-Earth

Dec 15, 2012 Full Version 136 comments

Tales of Middle Earth (ToME) is the first ever fully playable total conversion for AoK based on the works of J.R.R Tolkien. Featuring full 18 realms of...

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Lesur Jun 15 2014, 3:53am says:

Wondering whether or not a Forgotten version of the mod will come out. So far I haven't found a reasonable way to get to 1000 pop. All the other mods I have seen use triggers to remove the pop from units so it is an inaccurate count out of 200 or I have to change my files. It would go awesomely with this mod.

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ToME-Team Jun 16 2014, 9:37am replied:

We are now using the UserPatch, which raises pop limits to 1,000. :)

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Lesur Jun 19 2014, 3:43am replied:

How do I get UserPatch? I'm new to modding and non-disc related content.

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Lesur Jun 14 2014, 2:50am says:

A few problems. I was playing All techs with Mordor and couldn't get all the alliances (had I known beforehand I would have gone Mirkwood or Ereigon, Dwarves rule) and after getting some alliances (one that is not Alliance to Gondor) a Gondorian Knight replaced my walking tower (the Olphânt thing) and some units were replaced with ones from different alliances, not just adding new units. I was a bit disappointed that some which had 2 techs available but you could only choose one allowed both but not upgrading Marksmen using Longbow and Steelbow. I didn't get Longbow :(. Also, AI is hacked. I did a free for all and every single unit attacked my simultaneously.

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ToME-Team Jun 16 2014, 9:33am replied:

We are aware of the bugs and have fixed them all. :)

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Lesur Jun 14 2014, 2:58am replied:

Soz. Forgot to add that Horses and Ox don't remove the gold from your stockpile. They say gold and wood but only wood is removed. A pity it doesn't effect sheep... Infinite food.

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Lesur Jun 12 2014, 4:03am says:

We should have a ToME tournament! Since the ToME team are Australian everyone who wishes to enter should travel to a city (Canberra for example) where a hotel meeting room has been booked. A LAN network could be set up and a competition between players. Maybe pay = (Totalcost / # of Players) + $5. It would be a great way to meet the ToME team and I believe an excellent time to show the new release. Byo: Computer with ToME installed, Gaming Accessories. Other stuff. Person who wins get a prize of (# of players x $5). Just a suggestion.

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ToME-Team Jun 14 2014, 12:44am replied:

Excellent idea! Although who'd ever go to Canberra?! :p
One member of the ToME Team is in Australia, the other is in the US. It would be far more likely to get such an event arranged in the US I think.

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Lesur Jun 14 2014, 2:44am replied:

Seems reasonable. I'd have to pay for travel though. A child's salary doesn't pay that much. I don't think on even exists :). Just thought of Canberra because it's the Capitol.

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ToME-Team Jun 11 2014, 10:33pm replied:

Yup, planning to do so right after we release the next version for vanilla AoK.

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

Excellent game. Units are have amazing detail. I don't like the design of the Elven buildings but hey, that's just opinion. I haven't noticed any glaring glitches. **Just a few problems... After opening the game a few times, it stopped playing 'Lord of the Rings main theme' and replaced it with the standard medley. I suppose that if I reinstalled it, it would work just fine but I'm far too lazy. I noticed that Rohan, as an AI, will build the Hornburg rather than the standard castle for that type…

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