Wage war in the North and assume command of the most storied civilizations in all of Middle-earth history - the Elven and Dwarven armies - or fight on the side of Evil with heroes and creatures that have never been seen in The Lord of the Rings films. Defend or overtake never before seen lands such as Dol Guldur, The Misty Mountains, and Mirkwood as you unleash powerful new weapons and abilities, such as summoning dragons.

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Hello!
The Age of the Ring team is proud to present our second official release: Durin’s Folk! This release features the much anticipated Erebor faction, as well as additions to all of our previously released factions.

To play, please download and run the file below:
AotR Version 3.1 Installer
Note that AotR is based on the 2.02 community patch, and requires its installation to play.

If you'd like to see a video tutorial on installing the mod, feel free to check out TheDestroyer001's video out!

For an exhaustive changelog of additions, please visit:
LINK TO FULL CHANGELOG

Play online
AotR is designed to play online using T3A:Online. To play AotR online, please refer to the T3A:Online website and follow the instructions.

Join our community
Want to make suggestions or talk to other AotR fans? Join our community forums here. We're also on Discord.

What is next?
Rivendell!

When is next?
We don't provide release dates!

Known issues
- War of the Ring doesn’t work
- Several new units don't have new voice lines recorded
- Targul Quarry's bridge can't be walked under
- Combo Hordes split into single units and become unattackable
- Stone Thower's volume can be heard accross the map
- Once you cancel something from the Mirror of Galadriel, you cannot buy it again
- Echo on some maps
- Dwarven cah sapper autoability can be used on units, but it doesn't do damage to units since 2.02
- When dwarven combo hordes refill they don't refill to the actual number of types of units they're supposed to
- Cannot decomission combo hordes
- Mineshafts enter a demolition state just before being fully built
- Great Goblin's Antiquarian occasionally spawns a dud

If you find bugs, please report them in the AotR Bug Reports forum.

Credits

Our wonderful patrons
Ancalgon
Behrzerker
Callous Allan of XC
Everaldo de Carvalho Neto
FrappeMetrios
Legs
Lukasz Wos
Luuk Splithof
Max Neal
Mike Dillon
Narthil
Nikolay Chernyshev
Rafael Borges
Saul van der Zwaard
Stephen Curley

Mod team
RiderOfRohan - Lead coder, visual artist
DúnedainRanger76 - Lead mapper, coder, sound artist, visual artist
Mathijs – Lead visual artist, writer, sound artist
MattTheLegoman - Mapper, visual artist
Fudge – Mapper, scripter
njm1983 – Mapper
tomasz_exe – Mapper
Fredius - Scripter
vengefulnoob – Coder
ahdover – Coder
Cammyfries – Coder
MaxHardy – Coder
FelipeNN - Concept Artist

Testers
Saruman
Hoar
Samwisejenkins
Andy-San
WCP
SilverElf
Mr. Piggy

Voice actors
Iku Haiku - Idrial
Connor Moakes – Clansmen of Lamedon
Jonathan Bullock – Fili, Prince Imrahil, Golfimbul, Rumil, Orophin and Celeborn
Josh Williams – Lothlórien Announcer
Joakim Wiklund – Wulfgar, Dunlendings
Callum Lindsay – Khamûl the Easterling
Ki McKenzie (https://www.kimckenzie.com/) – Erebor Archers, Sentinels of Cerin Amroth, Riders of Pinnath Gelin
Phil Dragash – Knights of Amroth
Zack Young – Beregond, Kili, Vault Wardens, Wyrm Slayers, Laketowners, Bardings, Ered Luin Traders
Sam Jenkins – Bard the Bowman
Sean ‘Mad Dog' McGregor – Dáin Ironfoot, Iron Hills Dwarves
Ryan Antoine - Knights of Dol Amroth
Patrick Seymour - Axemen of Lossarnach
Joel Nisbet - Variags of Khand
Robert Benjamin – Rohan Kingsguard
Various Goats – Erebor Rams

Special thanks
ICT
Valheru
Maximan
MorguLord
FG15
Pasidon
Robnkarla for his camera scripts
Gnanw for his main menu APTs

Extra special thanks to Nertea for allowing us to use his The Dwarf Holds assets and Ruudy for letting us use his Tactics assets. Thanks to the 2.02 team for their excellent community patch, as well as to The3rdAge.net, our BFME modding home under the Revora Creative Network.

All assets contained within this mod are property of the AotR team or their respective authors, and cannot be used without permission. If you want to use any of our work, contact us and ask for permission. Using our work without permission but with credit is not allowed. We cannot give permission for the use of assets from The Dwarf Holds and Tactics as these do not belong to us.

Thanks and have fun,
The Age of the Ring Team

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Mjjstral
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New SAGE Engine Modding discord server for LODR BFME and C&C games: Discord.gg

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ralph777
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anyone have a 1.09 version game.dat file? I can't play it in this version without this file.

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never mind, I fixed it.

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Keep up the work, this will be GREAT mod :D

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Whaaaaat, a update?

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I've created a new subreddit for BFME players, looking for people to come join in the discussion.
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i need help wow i can instal /??? i need help

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It appears that the free download of this game can now be reached here (for continuing online support): Forums.revora.net

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