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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0 comments by MathijsRevora on Oct 10th, 2013

Good evening everyone!

This news is not directly related to BFME modding, but it is related to our T3A:Online server, the best way to play BFME online!

Starting today, I'll be hosting a daily game of standard BFME1 (patch 1.05) in the T3A:Online lobby.

I'll be hosting at 22:00 Paris time (click here to see what time that is for you) every day (unless something gets in the way, in which case I'll post about it on Revora).

Come join me!

NOTE: Please make sure you have refreshed your NAT before joining or hosting a game (unless you have followed THORONGIL's instructions regarding port forwarding and options.ini changes, which can be found here:

In case you haven't set up T3A:Online already (shame on you!), read all about restoring BFME multiplayer right here on our website:

I hope to see you online. Remember, if my game is full, just start one of your own!

~ Merovech

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The Dwarf Holds Version 0.75

The Dwarf Holds Version 0.75

Mar 22, 2012 Full Version 15 comments

The second release of The Dwarf Holds, complete with installer and update utility. Contains many buxfixes, balance changes, and tons of new content. Please...

The Dwarf Holds v. 0.5

The Dwarf Holds v. 0.5

Feb 17, 2010 Full Version 7 comments

The first release of The Dwarf Holds, complete with installer and update utility.

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nnnooosssooo Feb 12 2012, 8:48pm says:

hey if someone can send me a copy of the INI file (mine is corrupted and ruined) i would be very grateful

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nnnooosssooo Jan 24 2012, 2:57pm says:

on third said there was an update where is it?

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future4 Jan 26 2012, 10:58pm replied:

Not out yet, but it's coming VERY soon.

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souske22 Mar 10 2012, 8:35pm replied:

current expectation by Nertea is sometime this month thanks to them squashing a bug that was holding everything up. Provided they dont find something else that could be an issue, right now they're just finishing up the new PDF manual.

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rSlade Dec 23 2011, 10:37am says: Online

Hi, guys. So, can you tell us something about update date? :)

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ApornasPlanet Dec 15 2011, 2:09pm says:

Awesome! I hope you keep adding stuff. I actually prefer BFME1 basebuilind over BFME2.

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MathijsRevora Oct 25 2011, 4:46am replied: Online

Yes, we certainly are.

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French_Fry Oct 26 2011, 7:41pm replied:

when? maybe for v1.02?

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French_Fry Nov 1 2011, 6:04pm replied:

I think if you guys removed the auto updater, it will let you play it on any version like Lone Wolf where it specifically said, "REQUIRES PATCH 1.03"
Yet it works on my version 1.02

So does
Kings of the West
Shadows of Evil

BUT not on TEA and TEA:CE and TFA

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revan1234 Nov 1 2011, 4:10pm replied:

i have 1.03 and i cant turn it on. only window: "cant launch process", "failed to create dwarf hold" and location of "lotfbfme.exe". what do i have to do?

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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.

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