Hi there!

I would like to present You my mod for WarCraft II. It adds few new things including new units, graphics, sounds, music tracks, upgrades and even race. This project is quite big, and now I do not have time to do everything that I wanted to add, but I'd like to show You what I've been able to do :)
At last You have to know that this mod was made by one guy: me. I had to use some graphics that I found on the Internet or found in other games.

Races in Rise of Shadows:


- Tactic based on strong defense, healing or summoning,
- Elven Archers/Rangers replaced by human Crossbowmans/Marksmans,
- Dwarven Demo Squad replaced by Gnome Bomberman,
- Unique unit with special abilities: lord,
- Two way tech-tree: Light with paladins, mages and white towers; Domination with summoners, elementalists and black towers
- Humans includes human and gnome races.


- Tactic based on strong attack,
- Added Wolf Raiders and Ogre Goblinthrowers,
- Skeletons can be upgraded on more deadly unit,
- Two way tech-tree is still in progress...
- Orcs includes orc, ogre, troll, death knights, dragon, and goblin races.


- Tactic based on powerful but expensive units, with high technology or shamanism,
- Dwarven Catapults can be upgraded to long ranged Cannons,
- Strong infantry but much more slower than Footmans or Grunts,
- Two way tech-tree is based on dwarven Gods: Chlijus the god of beer and shamanism; Nordrin the god of technology with skytowers, tanks and self-reparable towers.

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1 comment by Vendar on Dec 8th, 2014

Warcraft 2 Rise of Shadows is a project including new race, rebalanced system with unique units and abilities to Warcraft 2. It's been a year since I released demo version. This demo got 534 downloads, it's quite a lot, more than I expected, so I have to ask you:
would you like to see more, full version of this fan expansion? It's still possible ;)

What's the plan?

The plan is to fix all bugs from demo version. After that I have to finish tech-trees for each race and bring back skirmish games with multiplayer.

What do you want from us?
First of all: opinion. Comment this subject and tell me what do you think about mod. If you like it, say the word to your friends and tell them about this project. Maybe you have some request for this expansion? Tell me about it.

How we can help you?
Every big project need a team. If you are a 2d graphic designer, or programmer, or composer, or even man full of ideas and you would like to work on Warcraft 2 mod - send me a private message and join my team :)

And thanks to everyone who played demo version.

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Guest Jan 2 2015, 8:52pm says:

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Vendar Jan 3 2015, 10:24am replied:

Download is not available anymore, because demo version was very bugged. If you would like to play it someday write about it in "Rise of Shadows - next part" subject.

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Vendar May 1 2014, 2:17am replied:

Dzięki za pozytywną opinię :)
Chciałbym ukończyć ten projekt, ale raczej małe są szanse bym zdołam wygospodarować tyle czasu, a tego czasu trzeba dużo by wszystko dopiąć na ostatni guzik. Wiele rzeczy trzeba poprawić (jak np.: zapisanie postępu gry), dopisać, przetestować.
Od daty wrzucenia wersji Demo nic w tym modzie nie robiłem i jeśli mam być szczery to nie będę robił jeśli nie znajdzie się jeden/dwóch chętnych do pomocy. Mam teraz na głowie studia, powinienem pisać pracę inżynierską, także nie narzekam na nudę ;)

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Guest Jan 12 2014, 6:37am says:

Played the mod,freaking awesome!!!!

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RedeemerEngaged Nov 26 2013, 3:47pm says:

Did not knew this was possible with Wcr2. Is it (or will it be) for skirmish too? Anyway, looks nice :).

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Vendar Creator
Vendar Nov 28 2013, 4:37am replied:

I'm afraid that it will be only playable version. I really don't have time to finish it, fix bugs and make all campaigns and fourth race (yes, there was a plans for next race).
I would be really happy if someone would like to continue this mod :)

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leozx Nov 24 2013, 12:22pm says:

Fantastic mod!New engine!New unit and "Two way" tech-tree makes game more fun,even war2 is an old school RTS today,but this mod looks amazing,I like it. I hope more new update,unit,spell comes true in next few releases.

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Vendar Creator
Vendar Nov 24 2013, 2:12pm replied:

Thanks :)

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blademaster83 Nov 24 2013, 11:40am says:

Your mod looks amasing, I've been dying to see something like this and you make my dreams come true. Can' wait to see more ^^

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Vendar Creator
Vendar Nov 24 2013, 2:09pm replied:

Thank You. I'm glad you like this mod :)

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