The Sundering: Rise of the Witch King is a mod for Medieval 2: Kingdoms and based around the fantasy world of Game workshop's Warhammer universe during the civil war between the Elves, the mod's campaign opens with the Death of Bel Shanaar in -2751 IC.

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Swordmasters of Hoeth
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Commander_Synn
Commander_Synn Dec 7 2012, 1:48pm says:

nice, that's looking very accurate xD

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LordKronos
LordKronos Dec 7 2012, 3:46pm says:

So they are finally getting an armor upgrade? Or a model remake?

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Kolwen Author
Kolwen Dec 7 2012, 4:40pm replied:

Neither. Those are the Swordmasters of Hoeth, not Warriors of Hoeth :D
They will be available in the Struggle for the Old World campaign.

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LordKronos
LordKronos Dec 7 2012, 5:58pm replied:

Never noticed their name XD Saphery is the only faction i have never touched. But will we get these Swordmasters in the current campaign as well?

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Kolwen Author
Kolwen Dec 8 2012, 5:36am replied:

No haha, the tower of hoeth was not built during the sundering era, so there were not swordmasters :)

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Litany0fFury
Litany0fFury Dec 8 2012, 8:39pm replied:

Beautiful artwork

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Akhenatoon
Akhenatoon Dec 9 2012, 5:56am replied:

Hi guys, one question to Kolwen.
Why don't you join the team of Rage of Dark Gods (or inverse) since you've the same purpose? Two talented teams in one could be awesome. 2 time faster and 2 time better.
I thing that is a kind of wasting time to have two parallel teams working on the same final project. (they are actually working on the Sundering too).

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Kolwen Author
Kolwen Dec 10 2012, 10:26am replied:

We started The Sundering as a SUB-mod for Call of Warhammer, but the lack of support and the bad manners from the CoW team even when we asked for the most insignificant help urged us to leave their mod and start from scratch. This is why there are two Warhammer mods for Medieval 2 Total War instead of one.

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shishman
shishman Jan 24 2013, 7:07am replied:

I must second that. I read both TWC an SICH forums, and the arrogance is astounding. A pity...

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waldo101
waldo101 Dec 9 2012, 10:53pm says:

i agree with akhenatoon it would be awesome if the two groups work together.

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The Swordmasters of Hoeth are perhaps the greatest martial artists in the world of Warhammer, warrior-ascetics who dedicate their lives to the pursuit of obtaining perfect balance between mind and body, between the cultivation of wisdom and the study of war.

For thousands of years, Swordmasters have been the guardians of the White Tower of Hoeth, the high temple to the Elven God of Wisdom and the greatest training ground for mages in all of Ulthuan, standing like a beacon in the heart of mystic Saphery. Over hundreds of years of meditation and training, the Swordmasters cultivate their minds and bodies into a perfect instrument of war, favoring the Elven greatsword above all else. These double-edged and wickedly-sharp blades are a full six-feet in length, yet the Swordmaster is so skilled in their use that they can wield these swords as fast as an ordinary warrior might wield a one-handed blade. It is said that the Swordmasters can fight in complete darkness, guided by the sound of their opponent's breath, that they can cut a candle in half without disturbing the flame or even deflect arrows in midair, and that many a foe barely registers their swords leaving their scabbards.

“Enlightenment is achieved by mastering not only the body, but the soul. Only then can a warrior truly understand the value of life, and why it should be protected at all costs.” - Belannaer of Hoeth, Bladelord of the White Tower.

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