~ All the factions of Middle Earth for you to fight for.

     ~ Innovative shader use, yet unseen in Mount and Blade.

     ~ Specific war system, made to fit Tolkien's books and the world of Middle Earth

     ~ A huge number of custom made items -
        ranging from battle gear to architecture.

     ~ Various races and creatures with their special abilities and penalties.

    ~ All custom built settlement scenes -
      you'll be able to visit most of your favourite locations.

   ~ Unique changes to combat like race specific formations and others.

 ~ General feel of Middle Earth coming to life - be a captain of Rohan, an elven warrior, or a nasty orc marauder - you can decide what the outcome of the War of the Ring will be!

          More to come...

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The Last Days Of The Third Age Of Middle Earth Mod, for Mount&Blade 1.011 (now also for Warband!)

Over 2,000,000 downloads on our various mirrors so far!

TLD now works on Warband. Read the Manual to find out what to do!

TLD 3.22 is now Open Source! It's not a simple "grab and use for whatever", so read up on what it means exactly: Mbx.streetofeyes.com

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Note: Registration is closed right now, but if you want an account, send a message to Merlkir with your email address and he'll register you. Not optimal, we know, but life is hard.

Our main forum is on MBX: Mbx.streetofeyes.com
Swyter's Warband port Trello board, with issues, solutions and completion tracking: Trello.com

DOWNLOAD LINKS (latest version)

Standalone TLD 3.3 for Mount&Blade 1.011: ModDB | Bitbucket
Optional TLD 3.3 Warband compatibility patch: ModDB | Bitbucket
Optional French translation for TLD 3.3 / Traduction française optionelle pour TLD 3.3: Mundusbellicus.fr

THE MANUAL (includes handy Install Guide and Tips)


In English:
PDF: Synnaskole.sweb.cz
HTML: Synnaskole.sweb.cz

In French / En français:
Présentation du mod: Mundusbellicus.fr
Téléchargement & Installation: Mundusbellicus.fr


In Spanish / En español:

In Finnish / In Suomi:

And for the very end, it's worth repeating again TLD is primarily based on Tolkien's books, not on Peter Jackson's movies. So no need to ask about plate armour, uruk-hai crossbows, odd elven blades and other movie inventions.

We will be deleting/ignoring comments/questions that are flaming, rude or about LOTR movies stuff, Warband, bugreports and tech support. These have all been addressed in the manual and forums a million times before.

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The Last Days of the Third Age 3.3 — Warband patch

The Last Days of the Third Age 3.3 — Warband patch

Feb 15, 2014 Patch 331 comments

Warband compatibility patch, distributed as an optional companion to standalone TLD 3.3 for Mount&Blade 1.011. Read the included Install Guide.

The Last Days of the Third Age 3.3

The Last Days of the Third Age 3.3

Feb 15, 2014 Full Version 135 comments

Standalone release for Mount&Blade 1.011. Including an easier and less obtrusive install method and various enhancements. Read the included Installation...

TLD Manual v.3.3

TLD Manual v.3.3

Feb 15, 2014 Guides 3 comments

Documentation for version 3.3, includes installation instructions, feature overview, very extensive FAQ section and useful tips for gameplay.

TLD 3.23b coldfix

TLD 3.23b coldfix

Aug 12, 2013 Patch 29 comments

Changes: -Title Screen Picture now says 3.23 instead of 3.22 -Bugfix -Town Mayors will accept better scraps. -Feature -Quest timer now will run out. -Bugfix...

Speed and Stability mod for Last Days 3.23

Speed and Stability mod for Last Days 3.23

Apr 16, 2013 Patch 18 comments

Author: MAXHARDMAN. - improve mod game speed and stability. - fix or reduce number RGL error’s with vertex buffer memory. - if you don’t need speed ...

The Last Days of the Third Age 3.23

The Last Days of the Third Age 3.23

Mar 1, 2013 Full Version 132 comments

Official full release. This release contains an auto-installer and some bugfixes and tweaks. See description.

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Guest Jul 12 2014, 1:26am says:

Is it possible to extend the map west to Rivendell and the Shire and Arnor and all that? or at least in the Warband version? the map feels small compared to maps from other mods like the Europe map in Anno Domini 1257. also, i feel like the map could have more random villages in it and whatnot, but thats just me.

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bluewario Jul 11 2014, 7:59pm says:

So how's the next patch coming along? Anything you need help with?

Also, are you going to add the mod to the Workshop when you finish this next patch? I say do it now and add the quick fixes. The mod runs nicely as it is, just gotta ignore the minor stuff, worst one being the where you can use another factions res points to pay for your troops that belong to another faction. I know it's fixed, but it's not part of the quick fixes.

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Fogbot3 Jul 11 2014, 2:49pm says:

Are there any patches to make the Rhun and Harad armor look like it does in the movies. Also, how come Umbar is it's own faction yet the city isn't on the map?

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Lendovaxion 23hours 7mins ago replied:

Ok... So.
Firstly, the mod is based on Tolkien's books, not the movies - Even so, you do know that in the movies, the people of Harad and Rhun look completely different? The Rhunnic people are the Easterlings in gold-plate armor, and the Harradrim are the barbaric-looking people atop the Mumakils.

And Umbar has got a city, on the coast in Gondorian lands.

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Fogbot3 20hours 17mins ago replied:

I know the mod is orginally based on the books, but it's open source and other people have been tweaking with it for a while.
The location of the Corsairs in the game is the Bay of belfafas, and the actual city is far south of it.(This is in the books and the maps that come with the books. That's why it seemed so out of place to me, that this mod that strictly follows the book didn't here.)http://lotr.wikia.com/wiki/File:UMBAR_location_map_in_middle_earth.PNG

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bluewario 17hours 26mins ago replied:

Umbar is at the coast of Gondor as a forward main base to safely receive necessities from back home. Same thing with the lone Rivendell Camp.

We don't need to have a much bigger map showing the other locations(Such as the Shire) outside of the map we're shown in TLD, because the focus is on the war of the North with the Elves, all the way to the South in Gondor. That's all we need, again, because this mod focuses on war, and does remove a lot from what we're used to in Native with mods. I'm ok with that. They've created a great mod. Just please keep the Strategy tweaks for us to mess with and give us more options. A manual with that would be nice too.

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Dwest43 Jul 11 2014, 12:16am says:

Awesome mod. I just started playing mount and blade last week and I found this. Does anyone know how to recruit an Olog hai troll from mordor? I have a moria troll from Saruman but I can't find a mission for modor to get a troll.

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Guest 11hours 22mins ago replied:

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bluewario Jul 10 2014, 3:19pm replied:

Download all the 7 files found here:

Everything into TLD main, overwrite old files. BUT Wargs.brf file goes into Resources, overwrite as well.

You must start a new game now. You cannot use a previous save.

You will come across script errors and immersive text like "Zapdog", "We interrupt this Tolkien", or "NO WAI TROLL FAT" or stuff like that. It just means the files installed correctly.

Wait for the next warband Patch.

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Taloss Jul 10 2014, 3:23pm replied:

Thanks :)

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Highest Rated (21 agree) 9/10

This mod is utterly incredible! Everywhere I look I see the four years it took to make this world. From the orcs to the elven armor. The detail is staggering, every scene lovingly crafted, almost every armor textured to perfection. +5 The mod is well balanced and the immersion is total and complete. It immediately reminded me of an Elder-Scrolls Lord of the Rings game. +5 Now sadly there are the bugs. Several quests are broken and some of the enviromental textures (elven bridges and Gondorian stone…

Nov 1 2011, 10:27am by Lueii

Lowest Rated (6 agree) 5/10

Great graphics side(excepts from some minor issues like terrible Isengard buildings), new shaders (windy flora!) bus scripting siede is comeplatly failed compared to that what dev team promised. Gameplay becomes booring too soon.

Jan 5 2012, 9:15am by MatBerserker

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@ALG_MundusB Not really, but we're almost finished. Also, 138 commits full of content and fixes since TLD 3.3 awaiting in our dev SVN. Soon.

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Commit revision 1998: - add painted overlay – Black Numenorean victory

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Commit revision 1995: *revert the shaders file to a more usable state. simplify and remove the mordor strength factor, keep it performant.

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