~ 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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― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
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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!

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

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Subscribe to the Steam Workshop version if you use Warband on Steam. It downloads the mod for you and keeps it always up to date: Steamcommunity.com

Remember to wait until the download is complete in the Steam client before trying to launch the mod!

If you don't have Warband on Steam or you want get the latest Mount&Blade 1.011 version keep reading:

Hey there! We've made a new page to streamline the manual process of finding, downloading and installing the latest mod version, we know it was messy before, so this is our small gift to you. A succinctly small presentation page that is always up-to-date with the key facts, with just the links that you need: Click here!

Seriously, this up here is all you need, the rest is an old description we're leaving here.

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 status update

The Last Days of the Third Age status update

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If you know of the mod, you probably know we've been making it basically from scratch since our mod leader disappeared. So, read up on the details!

The Last Days Evil men troops preview on TaleWorlds forum.

The Last Days Evil men troops preview on TaleWorlds forum.

News 2 comments

The Last Days Evil men troops preview on TaleWorlds forum.

Mod & Indie weekly wrap

Mod & Indie weekly wrap

Feature 3 comments

This week in the Mod and Indie world we have a contest for Chivalry Medieval Warfare, the last days mod gets released for Warband & lots more!

MOTY Players Choice - Mod of the Year

MOTY Players Choice - Mod of the Year

Feature 129 comments

Ho ho ho Merry Christmas and merry Mod of the Year!

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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

Patch 518 comments

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

The Last Days of the Third Age 3.3

The Last Days of the Third Age 3.3

Full Version 282 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

Guides 7 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

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

Patch 20 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

Full Version 139 comments

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

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Hello TLD team,

your mod is stunning.

Here is an idea : maybe you should add the "elf eye" option when you control an elf which makes it so that when zoom in a battle, you can see and aim further than an ordinary man.

Keep it up,

Loup blanc.

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This mod always crash when facing the warg riders, please fix it

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same here :(

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Enjoy lads!

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Hello! First off I would like to say thank you for this Mod, this is what I been waiting for in a Middle-Earth video game!

But I have come to a problem, you see the mod was running perfectly, no glitches or problems or anything until I got to the Cutscene of the Warg Riders attacking the Rohan village, my game crashes.

I have followed all the installation instructions and installed the latest nightlie.

I am hoping someone would be able to help me, I have been waiting for a game where I can play as a Orc in Middle-Earth that would actually show some of the culture and not just be a point and click.

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So when i start this, i get the rainy Paradox video, then when i skip it, it takes me out of M&B (as usual) then i get a bunch of pop-ups saying "Hlsl_data_handles[#]is not valid" so once i get past 13 of those, the loading screen comes up and the game crashes with another pop-up thing that says "Mesh names should have at least 2 characters: rename "0", in the file "Modules/TLD/Resource/tld_missiles_a.brf". SO. how do i fix this? I'm also trying to use it on Warband.

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hello are you still doing something with mod?

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Is there anything in particular I need on my computer before I download this?

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Swyter Creator

Either M&B 1.011 or Warband, and a bit of patience while reading the instructions.

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Highest Rated (26 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 by Lueii

Lowest Rated (7 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 by MatBerserker

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