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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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The Men of Rohan Part 2: Cavalry



We covered Rohan's infantry in part 1 and will be covering heroes in part 3, leaving cavalry in the middle, because cavalry is the meat in our Rohan sandwich! I just made that up, whoa. But it's true: Rohan in AotR is going to have a lot of cavalry units, to which they'll have comparatively easy access.


Horses were the primary motif running through the lives of the people of Rohan. They were the backbone of their culture and the most important part of their collective identity - all because Tolkien felt that the Anglo-Saxons could've won the Battle of Hastings and beat the invading Normans back had they only used a proper cavalry force - by which they might've prevented their ancient culture from being contaminated by these French-Viking intruders - hence the seed that sprouted the Rohirrim in Lord of the Rings. Bit of obscure Tolkien lore for you there.

Horsemen of the Mark

Recruited from the Stables


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The Horsemen of the Mark are Rohan's light cavalry, designed as the earliest of early-game cavalry units available in Age of the Ring. Like the infantry spearmen and archers, these riders are yeomen, mustering at the behest of their lord or the King himself. They are useful for harrassment and early scouting, but won't be able to stand up to much in combat. At rank 3, they gain Muster of Edoras, which grants them a permanent armor bonus in lieu of being able to receive a proper Heavy Armor upgrade.

HorsemenMark2


Rohirrim Warriors and Archers

Recruited from a rank 2 Stables


Rohirrim


Those belonging to the various Éoreds under Rohan's various marshals are generally men with more experience and training, though still primarily farmers: Rohan did not have a large standing army. The Rohirrim Warriors and Archers are Rohan's primary cavalry units: they are above average in terms of stats, and able to make use of the full breadth of Rohan's various unit upgrades, making them the bread and butter of cavalry strategy.

MArchers


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Riders of Snowbourn

Recruited from a rank 2 Stables


Snowbourne2


'Where are the Riders of Snowbourn?'

Though they may have been delayed (or worse!) to the Muster at Dunharrow, they're fully featured in AotR. The Riders of Snowbourn are slow, heavy cavalry that excel at trampling their enemies, keeping them busy and struggling to form up. Use them as a shock unit, to break an enemy rank and then retreat, while you send in your archers to clean up. The Riders of Snowbourn may enter the Line formation, which increases their speed and armor at the cost of crush velocity.

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Mounted Kingsguard

Recruited from a rank 3 Stables


Kingsguard2


The Mounted Kingsguard is made up of the most capable warriors and riders Rohan has to offer, handpicked by the King's marshals and lords to dedicate their lives to martial prowess and protection of the royal line. In times of war, they ride in the vanguard and with the king, hooves thundering, tall helmets gleaming, driving their enemies before them. In AotR, they can toggle between a spear and bow, and have the Royal Escort power, granting a speed and armor bonus to nearby heroes.

Kingsguard1



That's all for now - expect a part 3 to this series soon!

Join us on Discord to discuss the mod, ask questions (but not release dates) and organize online games on T3A:Online or Gameranger. Also consider supporting us on Patreon if you're a fan of our work.

Theodred

ok bye,

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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