Total Mayhem includes improved versions of 3rd party units by unitmakers from the last 12 years of modding TA. All units have been bugfixed, most have been remodeled, re-textured and re-rendered to Cavedog standard. The entire game balance has been improved. This is intended to be what Cavedog would have done if they continued to support the game.

TOTAL MAYHEM's features include:

  • An extended builder interface with 10 buttons per page instead of the usual 6, that is still compatible with lower resolutions (down to 800x600)
  • Loads of bugfixes that prevent lockups and crashes, improve unit AI and improve game performance, meaning more units ingame with less lag
  • rebalancing of most units to make them more useful, and open up more strategic options for the player
  • snappy gameplay that favours making metal extractors better instead of making metal makers worse, to encourage expansion and improve game pace
  • LOADS of added units, including a complete Level 3 tier: experimental kbots, tanks, navy and air, super nukes, nuke cannons and more

If you want to know more or have a question about Total Mayhem, you are welcome visit the Mayhem Inc forum at TA Universe.

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1 comment by gamma_TA on Mar 2nd, 2015

Huge updates have been going on, developers at TAU have been working on adding new features to the game and the Total Mayhem team have been working to incorporate these new clever tricks to the mod. The next release is nearing completion! What's in it?

- mass air transports (see animations above)!
- tech upgrades: metal extractors, geothermal and fusion generators, and more!
- shields with adjustable size!
- pop-open tortoises!
- New units!
- better balance!
- less bugs!

Stay tuned...

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Total Mayhem 7.06

Total Mayhem 7.06

Apr 26, 2014 Full Version 5 comments

Big GUI upgrade, improved starting economy and a bunch more units in this update. * NOTE you need to have 6.92 already installed before unzipping this...

Total Mayhem 6.92

Total Mayhem 6.92

Oct 7, 2013 Full Version 15 comments

- Now wrapped in a proper installer! Requires the new TA Unofficial Patch 3.9.02 - and downloads it for you if you don't have it yet (total download is...

Total Mayhem beta 6.8

Total Mayhem beta 6.8

May 24, 2013 Full Version 1 comment

New version at last! removes a lot of units but adds a lot of polish... and also adds the Spider pack 2012 and the Tortoise Pack, and metal extractor...

Total Mayhem beta 6.42

Total Mayhem beta 6.42

Mar 4, 2012 Full Version 1 comment

Total Mayhem beta 6.42 includes many improvements, a couple of new units, and a consolidated and greatly simplified install. All units and data is now...

Total Mayhem beta 6.3

Total Mayhem beta 6.3

Jan 11, 2012 Full Version 2 comments

Further development, bugfixes, updated models and graphics, and 2 new units: Mobile Fortresses for Arm and Core. ** deleted and recreated this download...

Total Mayhem beta 6.2

Total Mayhem beta 6.2

Dec 16, 2010 Full Version 3 comments

New models and refined concepts for over a dozen units, new Mobile LRPC unit Core Crusher (Howie moves to L2 and becomes a lighter artillery unit, Morty's...

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Deuce_Savage
Deuce_Savage Oct 20 2013, 4:15am says:

Question: I used the TACC to pack all my older favorite units into a rev31.gp3 but now want to know how to unpack it? TACC cant do that. Is there another way?

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robodudealt
robodudealt Oct 19 2013, 8:59pm says:

I tried to start TA with this mod version 6.92. I set up a skirmish, and when it gets over 3/4 of loading the units, this is what comes up

Record "CORPLAS_dead" missing from feature files

Any help?

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gamma_TA Creator
gamma_TA Nov 1 2013, 12:08am replied:

Remove cavedog units.ufo (or similar name) from your total mayhem folder. It shouldn't be in there.

In fact if you can't find cavedog units.ufo then look for any small file (less than 1Mb) ending in .ufo. Remove it.

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DragonXVV
DragonXVV Nov 18 2013, 2:54pm replied:

I'm having the same problem, this

Record "CORPLAS_dead" missing from feature files

thing. Well, I don't have any .ufo file less than 70mb - that is TA_Zero_Maps. I've installed TA Zero and Escalation, both are working properly. I don't know if its an issue, but when I try to update the unnoficial patch it says:

Error: Wrong file size

A similar thing happens when I try to update Total Mayhem, but instead, it says:

Error: Unable to find resources on server. Please check if the URL is correct.

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RAA!
RAA! Oct 19 2013, 1:17am says:

I get a problem saying something about the direct x? :L

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gamma_TA Creator
gamma_TA Nov 1 2013, 12:06am replied:

Please check out help and info on the new Unofficial Patch here. Tauniverse.com

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Deuce_Savage
Deuce_Savage Oct 13 2013, 10:37pm says:

This unique game is still easy & fun to play!

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jfpoliveira12
jfpoliveira12 Oct 8 2013, 8:37am says:

This game is still beautifull, its sad that modern games could not deliver so much content and imagination, specially on terrain.

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HTRK74JR
HTRK74JR May 25 2013, 11:21am says:

You sir suck. Know why? because you have made me want to play the very first strategy game i have ever played over again. WHY. This is fantastic, excellent work!

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the_Farseer
the_Farseer Oct 9 2013, 11:36am replied:

Ah, I know you! Glad to see that you play TA. This and the original Age of Empires were my top two games back in the day. I currently have TA and CC still installed because I still play them (with UberHack and some other custom units installed) but I think I'm going to give this mod a try...looks good!

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HTRK74JR
HTRK74JR May 25 2013, 11:35am replied:

and i reinstall it... cant play it :c

screen depth error NOOOO... i have windows 8 but it is supposed to be able to run on it... why...

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TaShadan
TaShadan Oct 8 2013, 10:41am replied:

Start the launcher and set it on Windowed mode.

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gamma_TA Creator
gamma_TA Jun 18 2013, 11:38pm replied:

Sorry to hear that! I haven't heard of that error before. I play on Windows 8. Any chance you can post up a screenshot? If you visit www.tauniverse.com/forum, visit the Help and support topic in the Mayhem Inc forum. You may find some help there.

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