The Great War mod is a total conversion modification for Napoleon: Total War. It creates an authentic representation of World War 1-era tactics, strategies and general warfare within the game. Including stunning new visuals that include entirely new models and textures for equipment, vehicles and more, the mod immerses you into the era with brand new gameplay unlike anything you've experienced in Total War before.

Finally... what a crazy weekend. Got to #1 on Moddb... Life complete.

Posted by .Mitch. on Aug 11th, 2013

The Great War Mod, Version 5.0, has finally been released after three years in development.

Though this is only the beginning. With our new launcher system, we are able to deliver you updates via the launcher, so we can fix issues, and everyone can update as easily as possible. Over the next few days the team will be working tirelessly to make sure that any and all bugs are immediately stomped out so that everyone can have the best experience possible.

In the future, we will look to add more much content in faction specific updates as well as keep pushing the boundaries of modding into the likes of Naval combat and more ground breaking features, which everyone wants to see.

This is the first "serious" release of ours, so hopefully you enjoy it. So without further ado...

The Great War 5.0

We thank those of you who have supported us over the past three years immensely, and hope that any people who were previously unaware have a great time.

This mod is not perfect, and has flaws, but we hope to amend them very quickly after this release with the support and feedback from our fans.

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The_M_Factor Aug 12 2013 says:

I cant say it enough!

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The_Vengur Aug 12 2013 says:


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tortuga75 Aug 12 2013 says:

Thank you

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Cirmisekiz Aug 12 2013 says:


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dudesw50bmg Aug 12 2013 says:

Thank you and I congradulate all of you who made this possible

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xristos10 Aug 12 2013 says:


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Siaxis Aug 12 2013 says:

Will this work with Empire?

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AirborneSn1p3r Aug 12 2013 replied:

i seriously doubt it

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Dejected-Angel Aug 12 2013 says:

I brought the game just to play this epic mod.
(I'm sure that the game itself is good, but do note I'm new to RTS)

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GriffinZ Aug 12 2013 replied:

Total war series are two games in one, none are RTS :P

RTT: real time tactics battles

TBS: Turn based strategy campaign map

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Curtis323 Aug 12 2013 says:

Thank u guys

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fenix02 Aug 12 2013 says:

i have some new gods to worship!
All Hail The Great War Dev Team!!

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butter30 Aug 12 2013 says:

Waiting for this for ages in the shadows and now its finally out WOOHOOO

Well Done Great War Dev Team

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bugman300 Aug 12 2013 says:

oh gud oh Gud, its... here oh bud

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MarcusFlaviusAquila Aug 13 2013 says:

Oh wow.. I remember when this mod first started.. seemed like yesterday, great work men!

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Jarnis Aug 13 2013 says:

Gaddam that was a good trailer WOW

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StormedMike Aug 13 2013 says:

it does not work....

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Spike-Bozzled Aug 14 2013 says:

Hello, I just found this mod, and I wanted to say your work is stunning. This might just make me re-install Napoleon. ;)

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jruskey86 Aug 14 2013 says:

It looks great, played it and I'm kinda at a loss. Most all the techs have already been researched, 90% of the buildings to build actually decrease town wealth, and are very expensive to boot. 5-8k on average when I'm barely scrounging up 3k a turn. Trade doesn't seem to be working. I can barely support the handful of units I have now, I can't see going on the offensive as GB.

Those flaws aside though its very fun!

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Aenarion_(jasperz0r) Aug 17 2013 says:

Yeah if I could just play this mod without crashing that'd be great.

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DevilDog982 Aug 17 2013 says:

Looks amazing, any chance this has WW1 naval battles yet? Or is it planed for the future at all?

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deathknight262 Sep 30 2013 says:

This mod looks amazing and I have been waiting for it for years with much anticipation, yet I don't seem to be able to get more than 20-30 or so turns into it without crashing. Reloading the autosave or other previous saves seems to do no good. Most crashes seem to center around the AI moves after the end of turn phase. I am up to date with the latest patch but still it's so buggy I can't play it. Are more patches in the works? It would be such a shame for so much work by these modders to be unplayable after such a long time. If it helps im running Win7 64bit

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