We're a team consisting of experienced modders, based at the3rdage.net.

This mod is a campaign mod, that means there will be no new factions.

Current mission list:

DEMO RELEASE:
Prologue: The Battle of Azanulbizar

FIRST RELEASE:
Mission 1: The Trollshaws
Mission 2: The Warg Chase
Mission 3: Attack upon Rivendell
Mission 4: Over Hill
Mission 5: Under Hill
Mission 6: Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire

Depending on the success of these releases, we will work on additional ones to cover the rest of the story.

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Lots of new maps!

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Hi all,


Today we're showcasing a bunch of the new maps coming in the soon-to-be-released AotR version 3.0. We tried to make each map look and feel different from the next, with unique features. Some maps have objects specially made for them that won't be seen anywhere else. Others have map hazards that will provide an additional level of immersion and challenge.


Cerin Amroth


Cerin Amroth 01


Made by NJM1983. The Hill of Amroth, last king of Lothlórien. A two-player fortress map featuring build plots for the player inside of the hill fortress. Build plots in AotR are universal, meaning they change depending on the faction you choose to play as, meaning you are fully able to defend Cerin Amroth while playing Mordor.

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Cerin Amroth 04



Ered Luin Highlands

Ered Luin 01


Made by Fudge. Set somewhere in the Ered Luin, this icy map makes for a great 1v1 battleground. Spot Balin's vacation estate in the northern portion of the map.

Ered Luin 02Ered Luin 05


Ered Luin 06



Fords of Carnen

Fords of Carnen 01


Made by Fudge. The Carnen (or Redwater) flowed south from the Iron Hills. An atmospheric 2-player map.


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Fords of Carnen 13



Harad Coast


Harad Coast 01


Made by NJM1983. Set along the southern coasts of Haradwaith, this 3-player map features a variety of new AotR features: Jungle trolls, wild and roaming Mûmakil, a map hazard in the form of scorching heat, and custom palm tree models made specially for this map.

Harad Coast 02Harad Coast 05


Harad Coast 06



Harrowdale


Harrowdale 01


Made by Fudge. A deep north-south valley cut from the White Mountains by the Snowbourn river. Harrowdale is a 3-player map featuring varied terrain and lots of passageways you can use to surprise your opponent.

Harrowdale 04Harrowdale 05


Harrowdale 08



Midgewater Marshes


Midgewater Marshes 01


Made by Fudge. An inhospitable marshland infested with biting insects such as the Midge Cloud map hazard and other discomforts. This map supports up to 5 players.

Midgewater Marshes 02Midgewater Marshes 03


Midgewater Marshes 05



Mirkwood Eaves


Mirkwood Eaves 01


Made by Tomasz_exe. An 8-player map set on the borders of Mirkwood forests. It features a set of new autumnal trees.

Mirkwood Eaves 05Mirkwood Eaves 02


Mirkwood Eaves 04



Nimrodel


Nimrodel 01


Made by Fudge. A 5-player map set around the Nimrodel river in Lothlórien. A beautifully lit map featuring various new types of vegetation made for AotR.

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Nimrodel 04



Targul Quarry


Targul Quarry 01


Made by Fudge. Targul Quarry is 4-player map set somewhere close to Erebor, featuring similar terrain and a specially-made Dwarven bridge.

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Targul Quarry 03



Look forward to a release by the end of this month!

Join us on Discord where you can talk with the team and play the mod with others. Also consider supporting us on Patreon.

Yours,
The AotR Team

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MattTheLegoman
MattTheLegoman

The Azanulbizar campaign mission has been released in Age of the Ring. Download it here. Moddb.com

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djolehavai
djolehavai

So.... the mod is dead? Too bad I was waiting it for 2 years

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MattTheLegoman
MattTheLegoman

The campaign that would have been part of this mod has been moved to Age of the Ring, and when they release the Erebor update it will have the first mission of An Unexpected Journey. Don't miss out!

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Johrnarlor
Johrnarlor

Really, Pavikjan??
Really?

Another one of your troll mods? Hell, on how many mods are you "working"??

For the people wondering if it's dead, yes it most likely is, just like alll Pavikjans mods. It never even lived and it never is going to.

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RiderOfRohan
RiderOfRohan

Lol, Thrandy never worked on this mod mayne.

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Johrnarlor
Johrnarlor

... Now you're saying it... Damn, was I really that confused? I saw Thrandy's post and the first thought that went through my mind was: 'don't say he did another one of these' especially since what he sais here below is like something a developer would say. Seems I was wrong. Sorry for that.

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Puvy
Puvy

Mod is being combined with the Horse Lords mod for those who don't know.

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Rathon
Rathon

Is there going to be Horse Armor like in Oblivion?

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TheCrazyDwarf
TheCrazyDwarf

Glad the mod combined with The Horse Lords, it's showing much more promise with every new update!

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LordMaus
LordMaus

is this mod dead ?

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Rathon
Rathon

Yep mod is ded.

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