• 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

New Screenshots!

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.

New Screenshots!

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Tales of Middle-Earth

Dec 15, 2012 Full Version 139 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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oscaroscaroscar Mar 8 2013, 7:05am says:

Whenever I try to run it it says it's unable to execute file, and says "CreateProcess failed; code 267. The directory name is invalid." Anyone be able to help please?

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ToME-Team Mar 8 2013, 12:51pm replied:

Try running as administrator, or simply launch the game using the normal Conquerors shortcut. That should work fine. :)

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oscaroscaroscar Mar 8 2013, 5:47pm replied:

It just doesn't seem to have installed. In the ToMe folder there is the uninstall application and a text document but not the actual program. I've tried downloading it again and reinstalling but it still won't work. Thanks though anyway

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ToME-Team Mar 8 2013, 9:55pm replied:

The ToME folder doesn't have any runnable program. All you need to do to launch ToME is to run your regular AoK. Have you tried that? (Note: the interface hasn't been changed yet, so you can confirm whether ToME installed by clicking on the Microsoft banner at the top. It should say "ToME version 0.6". Hope this helps.)

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do_i_ob Mar 8 2013, 2:44am says:

Out of interest do you think it will work with the new hd AOE 2 that is coming out on steam? As that would actually give me hope of being able to play it!

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ToME-Team Mar 8 2013, 10:00pm replied:

We hope it does! There is no information so far about mod support, but we are quite confident Microsoft has thought it through. :)

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do_i_ob Mar 9 2013, 2:19am replied:

I managed to dig up an old laptop and have been playing it for a few hours. Its brilliant you guys did a great job! Any word on the next patch? Regardless keep up the great work!

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ToME-Team Mar 10 2013, 9:59pm replied:

Thanks a lot! We are rapidly developing the next patch. There's tons of new graphics (literally!), lots of new units and technologies to flesh out the civs even more, and a big boost to the Scenario Editor with heroes and eye-candy. Keep watching! :)

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nikon-rassha Mar 4 2013, 6:47am says:

thanks I will try

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nikon-rassha Mar 3 2013, 8:54am says:

hello I can't start tome gives out a mistake "Could not initialize graphics system.Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible vhith DirectDraw"

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ToME-Team Mar 4 2013, 6:43am replied:

Try launching it in XP compatibility mode (right-click on the ToME icon -> Troubleshoot Compatibility and follow the steps). Alternatively, you can run the game using the normal Conquerors shortcut and that should work just fine. :)

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ToME-Team Mar 4 2013, 6:41am replied:

I don't understand the last bit. Any way, can you launch the game using the normal Conquerors shortcut? That should work just fine. :)

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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…

Dec 30 2012, 8:41am by Black__Mesa

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