The Black Company is a campaign being developed by BadThrall. The campaign also received help from Fuertisimo but he has since left the project. The goal is to provide an accurate(mostly) and fun rendition of Glen Cook's novel, The Black Company, using the Warcraft 3 engine.

The development of this campaign started slightly after the Frozen Throne was released, which was around two years ago now. (Although that doesn't mean I'm working on it around the clock, simply intervals of time)

Story Clips:

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Croaker spoke to assembled Company:
In olden times the outfit consisted entirely of black soldiers. Thus the name. Its slow drift northward has seen not only its diminustion but a shift in its makeup. One-Eye is the only black man with us today.
We are the last of the Twelve True Companies. We have out-endured the others by more than a century, but I fear we're into our twilight days. I fear this may be the Company's final commission. A page of history is about to turn. Once it does, the great warrior brotherhoods will be gone and forgotten.

But Croaker was wrong...
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Some feel the Lady, newly risen from centuries in thrall, stands between humankind and evil. Some feel she is evil itself. The hardbitten men of the Black Company take their pay and do what they must buring their doubts with their dead.

Until the prophecy: The White Rose has been reborn, somewhere, to embody good once more.

There must be a way for the Black Company to find her...

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Overview:
Single Player Campaign features:
1 new Human/Mercenary force Tech-Tree
Re-worked Damage System (Calvary, Pierce, Melee, Pike, Seige, Magic)
New Unit Balance System
New Special Effects
Unit Experience System
Re-worked Difficulty system
Custom Spells
Custom Heroes
Custom Units
Custom Buildings
New Music
New Skins
Custom Tilesets
2+ Hours of Cutscenes

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2 comments by BadThrall on Jul 26th, 2006

The Demo and Public Beta to the Black Company Campaign is now available.

There is a lot of content in the Beta so free to dip in. However, I haven't really gone through it for quality service so basically any problems major or otherwise is to be expected.

Feel free to report on problems on the beta.

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Black Company Campaign Beta v1.5

Black Company Campaign Beta v1.5

Jul 26, 2006 Other 9 comments

Public Beta of the Black Company Campaign. Contains hours and hours of content.

Black Company Campaign Demo

Black Company Campaign Demo

Jul 26, 2006 Other 0 comments

A demo of the Black Company Campaign. Needs the latest Frozen Throne version to play.

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Sergeantkeys
Sergeantkeys Oct 22 2010, 4:00pm says:

Yes, this book is epic, its awesome that you made it into a War3 mod !

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UnLeAsHeD-LoRd-
UnLeAsHeD-LoRd- Jun 14 2010, 5:19am says:

Was a nice campaign to bad it was not a Full version.

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tuzec
tuzec Feb 6 2008, 4:48am says:

Hm ye this campany is not be full...

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Skopetski
Skopetski Nov 2 2007, 11:51am says:

it seems very much that this mod is dead no updates for 15 months....

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Gigatech
Gigatech Aug 20 2007, 8:42am says:

I wish you'd make a modified melee map using the units in this game

Iz great!

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Apple_pie
Apple_pie Jul 24 2007, 3:04am says:

Is this still going??? I have played up to chapter 4 and love it. It is a bit wordy, but still very good. 9/10

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Wolfe070
Wolfe070 Jun 30 2007, 12:01am says:

You have to put the TheBlackCompanyBetav15.w3n file into your warcraft 3 Campaigns folder and then launch warcraft 3 and go into single player and then into custom Campaigns and then select black company and there you go.

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SolidSnake:)
SolidSnake:) Apr 10 2007, 6:50pm says:

this is coo, when is the release actually for this mod????????????

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tuzec
tuzec Feb 8 2007, 12:11pm says:

That greetings! Me liked this company!!! Very good!

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UnrealDirektor
UnrealDirektor Sep 19 2006, 6:44am says:

Damn... played it, enjoyed every moment. Even the frustration on certain levels... SO HARD! :D That's why I love the campaign. Too bad they didn't made a total conversion out of it. WIth custom maps for multiplay. The new human/mercenary race is way too addicting. Just loved my stygian cavalary/soldier/brigand combination.

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