~ 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 392 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 173 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 19 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 133 comments

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

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Guest Sep 25 2014, 6:49pm says:

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Khamukkamu Sep 26 2014, 9:32am replied:

You'll need to install the nightly patch. Grab it from here: Bitbucket.org

Here are the proper install steps:


1) Download the main TLD file here: Moddb.com
2) Download the Warband Compat patch here: Moddb.com
3) Download the Nightly Patch here: Bitbucket.org
4) While that's downloading, read the manual here: Synnaskole.sweb.cz
5) Now that you have all files downloaded, open the main TLD file zip, copy the TLD folder into your Warband\Modules folder.
6) Afterwards, copy the contents of the Warband compat patch you downloaded into your TLD folder. Overwrite when asked.
7) Afterwards, copy the contents of the Nightly Patch you downloaded into your TLD folder. Overwrite when asked.
8) Start Warband, select TLD from the drop down.
9) To see whats being worked on, check out Swyter's Trello here: Trello.com

---That should be it. Note that a patch is currently being worked on, but I do not know when it is going to arrive.

Optional: 10) Have fun!

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Viktorov Sep 23 2014, 3:47am says:

Hello, I am looking forward to make a black numinorian general, but I need to ask first - is there any black numinorian armor in the game?

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SpartanKing001 Sep 24 2014, 7:43pm replied:

You did it wrong. I was getting the same message until i did it right. Make sure your using 7-zip also, then watch the video and do it EXACTLY the way he does it.

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bluewario Sep 18 2014, 12:54pm says:

I'm back, I just came back from a fight with Hama. I had triple the riders and Hama had to rally his men to stay in line, so it looked like I was going to win, but since our riderless wargs always turned on us, our initiative turned into a big disaster. I even had a troll, but wasn't enough to beat these Rohans.

Anyways, I attempted to turn our prisoners into food and no crash as long as you leave the screen quickly, back to the army screen.

I'm gonna roll with an infantry/archer army now. Wargs are too hard to control. I wonder if morale has anything to do with this. I had zero morale the whole time, but I was able to keep them in line. I love that they try to turn on you and you gotta beat the leader of the traitors to instil fear in them to stay.

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bluewario Sep 18 2014, 6:42am says:

Sorry for flooding the comments page. I have a question. I'm watching a let's play by RedWantsCandy. He said that the Orcs might be stronger when they battle at night. Is this true?? Would be really awesome if you did that. Never noticed a difference when I played as the good guys though.

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Merlkir Creator
Merlkir Sep 24 2014, 2:06pm replied:

That is correct.

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Khamukkamu Sep 22 2014, 9:16pm replied:

That's sort-of true. I believe proficiencies are better during night for orcs. Not 100% sure though.

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bluewario Sep 18 2014, 6:21am says:

Now I remember the other one. When I get into a battle, I get a really loud roar sound from the Wargs, I was wearing headphones, so I jumped. Probably need to find the sound file and edit it.

Lastly, I was trying to feed my army using a prisoner and after turning him into food, the game crashed.

Never experienced a crash before this.

Thanks everyone, I hope you finish fixing this mod.

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Highest Rated (22 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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