The Dwarf Holds (TDH for short) is a modification for the Battle for Middle-earth, a real time strategy game by EA. We're adding a Dwarven faction based on Erebor, while also tweaking and adding a couple of things to the four original factions to get them up to the level of our new faction. This mod is being developed by Nertea, Matias (Dorian_Gray), M@tt, mike_ and Lauri. The mod is hosted by The 3rd Age, a division of Revora, the creative community.

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An Unexpected Mod

AUM is a campaign mod for BFME2. We are working on creating a new campaign based on the events of The Hobbit (films and books, including LotR appendices).

These missions will be mapped and scripted from scratch, with all-new art for units and heroes. Our current mission list (without gameplay details, of course ;)) can be found in the mod's summary.

To participate in an active discussion about what each mission will entail, you can join us at our subforum on

We will be updating this profile often with new renders, map screenshots, and other goodies.


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A T3A:Online Play-Date with Merovech

A T3A:Online Play-Date with Merovech

2 years ago News 0 comments

A call to arms/invitation to play some BFME1 1.05 multiplayer on T3A:Online!

T3A:Online Is Here!

T3A:Online Is Here!

2 years ago News 5 comments

Presenting the return of BFME online multiplayer! Enjoy playing on an integrated server once again!

Upcoming TDH Patch News

Upcoming TDH Patch News

3 years ago News 2 comments

News about upcoming patch information as well as a method to solve the pink arrows problem

TDH Version 0.75 Released

TDH Version 0.75 Released

3 years ago News 0 comments

The long awaited 0.75 version of the Dwarf Holds has been released. Includes many new units, powers and features as well as a full set of audio for new...

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Joragon Jul 26 2015 says:

Hallo, I'm a big fan of this mod. Mainly the graphics are quite good!
So that's my question to you, how did you changed the graphics in your mod so extremely?
I looked in your big-file and for example you didn't changed the Terrain-Textures but ingame they look a lot better than in the game without mod.
How did you do that?

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Nik768 Mar 9 2015 says:

If the mod is dead, then I hope will receive some sort of The Dwarf Holds: Community Edition)
Because the mod needs revision

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numan1111 Nov 23 2014 says:

I wish this mod is still alive.This is an incredible mod.Units,heroes,skills and textures are really perfect.Especially AI is amazing except rohan AI.Rohan AI has some kind of bug.Rohirrims and other units gets together on a side of map and they are not attacking to us.The mod just need to fix this Rohan AI problem.All the other things are perfect.
Guys please keep continue to do this nice mod.I am sure that all bfme fans want this like me...

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oschatz Aug 22 2014 says:

are they still working on that mod?

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godbyelol Feb 28 2014 says:

Keeps giving me crash on startup, anyone else recieving this? Just followed the installer and trying to launch through the exe it created

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 10/10

This mod is extremely good, maybe even the best bfme 1 mod out there, It adds an entire, fully complete dwarf faction that blends in perfectly with the other 4, there are a TON of maps that are all extremely well made, and nearly all units have been re-skined and look amazing. I would definitely recommend it, cause it's only going to get better with each update.

Sep 29 2011 by future4

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