• 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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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.

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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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First Release!

First Release!

2 years ago News 45 comments

Tales of Middle-Earth mod is available for download! Go ahead, jump right into Middle-earth.

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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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Bigpather12 Jun 27 2013 says:

4.Just to add to the list will you be having a new fancy cursder sort of middle earth syle or are you keeping with the defu;t age of empires 2 cursor?

thanks forgot this one!!!

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ToME-Team Jul 3 2013 replied:

Mouse cursor? Hadn't thought of that! What Middle-earth style do you have in mind?

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Bigpather12 Jun 27 2013 says:

and just to clarify future versions of the mod wont need age of empires 2 in order to play?becuse right now I haven't got age of empires 2 and I cant play iot.

2.wilkl the heroes have a level up system where once they killed enough enimies you can pick a new power fort them or something like that?

3.What sort of heroes have tyou got for the next update have you got ther witch king.Also are you going to be having heroes form the books as well?

ps I know I have alout of questions but im really exited thanks for all the answers really apprite it!!!

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ToME-Team Jul 3 2013 replied:

Nice to see your interest! We can't have levelling-up heroes in AoK, but yes, all your favourite heroes from the books and movies are being added!

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Bigpather12 Jun 27 2013 says:

2.And whens the next version be released will it contain alout of new content?

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ToME-Team Creator
ToME-Team Jul 3 2013 replied:

A LOT! Completely unique units for every civ, lots of new techs, several new building sets, tons of eye candy objects, all new terrains!

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Bigpather12 Jun 27 2013 says:

One more are you going to add a campaign?

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allance19 Jun 27 2013 says:

I got crash when starting some skirmish....any solution??

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alimoh Jun 24 2013 says:

am getting this problem your mod and kind of all mods of aoe needs l.0c patch i tried to update but when i start the patcher it says that the retail version of age of empire 2 the conquerors is not installed on this system .please help me.
ps: before 1 month i have downloaded and played the mod but something went wrong in mu pc so i had to format it after the format i tried to update and play the mods and it's said retail version of age of empire 2 the conquerors is not installed on this system you know please help meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee....

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ToME-Team Creator
ToME-Team Jun 27 2013 replied:

Sounds like an issue with your AoK installation. Perhaps you'd like to reinstall to make sure nothing went wrong?

Otherwise, you can always hop on to any AoK forums (we have our development forum here: Aok.heavengames.com) to get more help from other players.

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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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