Third Age - Total War is a total conversion for 'Medieval II: Total War - Kingdoms Expansion' that brings you into the world of Middle-earth.

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Nov 30 2012, 7:57pm Anchor

hey i need some help when ever I go into a battle the game will crash and ideas how to fix it?

Dec 5 2012, 10:39am Anchor

Hello. I need help with Third Age Total War 3.0. I installed Part 1 and 2.
I have Medieval II Total War + Kingdoms
I have installed it correctly. If i have installed the TATW 3.0 and when im running with admin then it tells me TATW cant find the kingdom.exe
If anybody know whats the problem, pls tell, i really love this game :)

Conmanbob wrote:hey i need some help when ever I go into a battle the game will crash and ideas how to fix it? look at the end of this vid, he tells something there

Dec 19 2012, 11:59pm Anchor

Conmanbob wrote:hey i need some help when ever I go into a battle the game will crash and ideas how to fix it?

I also have this problem with mine.

Dec 25 2012, 2:56pm Anchor

I'm new to game mods guys and I'm having a little trouble and wondered if anyone can help? First of all I love the game as I'm a huge fan of both the works of J.R.R Tolkien and the Total War series. I have downloaded 3.0 parts 1 and 2, patch 3.1 and patch 3.2. I then played for half an hour as Eriador when I besieged barrow downs. As I started the battle I was returned to the desktop and confronted with a message stating "Medieval Toal War Third Age has forced to close" or something along those lines. I thought it may be a one off but 20 mins later after starting a defense of a gundabad ambush the same thing happened. Please help!
Cheers guys
PS it looks like some other people have had the same problem too and we have no solution so far?
Also another annoying thing is that if third age was an official expansion pack to Medieval 2 then I would gladly buy it if it meant not having any problems like this.

Edited by: TheScabMuncher

Jan 13 2013, 4:39am Anchor

Some problems most other people seem to be having....

All installed, in correct order...also tried complete reinstall 3 times now. The first time I installed it, I was able to open it up and play a few games...then I got the dreaded message: Medieval 2: Total War encountered an unspecified error and will now exit.

Ever since then, every time I try to start a battle, the loading screen comes up and the battle loads. The scene appears momentarily on the screen and then the above message appears. I have tried running as admin, several reinstalls, and I saw places where people said if you delete some map.rwm file, but that didn't change anything. I can't play and it really sucks because I have a LOTR craving that needs to be satisfied right now!! :cry:

Jan 20 2013, 4:04am Anchor

Okay me and my friend both just got the mod, but he had medieval total war and kingdoms through the discs and I got it through steam. We both have the same version of the mods (3.2) and when we tried to play a multiplayer game together, it came up as incompatible, we both tried hosting and no change, any help here?

Mar 8 2013, 1:05am Anchor

When i boot up the game, everything runs smoothly; all videos play just fine, including campaign intro scenes. menu is fully functional, and i turned the graphics all the way down. but every time i start a campaign after choosing the faction, and it gets to the loading screen after the faction intro, the campaign map does NOT load. the game completely ceases to process, the application itself closes and im back to my desktop. the campaign map itself just wont load. Medieval 2 vanilla works perfectly fine. as does all the other campaign maps. whats the issue here? every file is in my steam directory exactly as was instructed. dont ask my specs, they are more than sufficient. 6GB RAM and i7 multicore processor. im not one to ever have tech problems like this

Apr 7 2013, 1:51pm Anchor

How can i get the one ring? I play with Mordor and when i informed that the ring was in Imladris i run there.But even when i took the city and i stayed there with the general after 6 rounds i was informed that the ring was located in Thorin halls!!! wtf?

Apr 9 2013, 11:57pm Anchor

What happened to merchants? I don't see the ability to recruit them anywhere. If they were removed then why are all the trade resource icons still sitting around everywhere?

Everytime I try and play on multyplayer even on medieval II it says invalid CD-Key. I bought the game from my cousin and installed it years ago. Ive made a gamer ID through gamespy but when i try to login it just gives me the same message over and over. Any help please?

Jul 28 2013, 2:15pm Anchor

i have some questions that need answering so maybe ive come to the right place...... i was wondering if i was to buy Medieval II: Total War - Gold Edition [Download] from amozon which is a online order ( no disk) would The Third age still work ? plz let me know something this is second time tring to get ahold of this info

Aug 26 2013, 1:42pm Anchor

Do i need to instal medieval 2total war kingdoms first ???

Nov 18 2013, 5:05pm Anchor

ok so I was wondering, how do you enter cheats for a city whose name is more than one word? like process_cq Minas Tirith? ive entered it with an underscore "_" like in the base game, but it doesn't work in this mod, and neither does a dash "-" help?

Dec 5 2013, 6:50am Anchor

excuse me, but if i have the simple medieval2:total war then i cant play with this mod?

Dec 30 2013, 2:50am Anchor

Okay so after I start it up it immediately crashes. I see like the first 4 seconds of the loading screen and them BAM nothing. The music still goes though for an extra minute.

Jan 3 2014, 10:45am Anchor

Can anybody help me? I've been trying to get Third Age for a couple years now but my laptops were always too crappy to handle it. This year, I got an HP Envy TouchSmart laptop, downloaded Third Age, but every time I try to go into an actual battle, campaign or custom, I get kicked out and a notification comes up that says "Medieval 2 Total War encountered an unspecified error and will now exit." So frustrating

Apr 15 2014, 9:38pm Anchor


Jun 1 2014, 12:38pm Anchor

I don't believe anyone is working on it anymore sorry ...

Jul 23 2014, 10:02pm Anchor

Dear sir/madam when i install part 1 , part 2 and the patch i cant find the lord of the rings launcher icon ? before i ve downloaded the mod and i have moved medieval total war from local disk C to local disk D and when i install and done i go to folder Sega and cant find the icon(laucner) what am i missing can u help me ?

Dec 25 2014, 11:44am Anchor

hello i want ask if i can have aragorn in gondor faction ?

Jan 25 2015, 2:53pm Anchor

every time I download the mod, my computer will not recognize the installer, and asks me what program I would like to open the download with. anyone know how to fix this?

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