Mae Govannen!

I will say this first and last, MOD DB is only used as a hosting site. To see the latest information about DaC please read the first post in this thread:

Total War Centre


In that thread you will find a bug list, some extra information regarding features, a full changelog of work done and work included in the next patch, the most up to date pictures of new units and much, much more.

The current version of DaC is V2.2.

Divide and Conquer is the biggest Third Age total War submod of all time. After all these years we finally got a release again. It contains tons of new factions, units, scripts, 2d and more! Many might have played it already back in 2009, it has been in developement for over 4 years now, but that was a very uncomplete release by a completely different team. With an almost completely new team Divide and Conquer restarted the work almost 2 years ago and this is the result. Lots of new factions, units, scripts and 2d, all made and tested by experienced Total War modders.

Full Feature List:
  • All these factions AND NO MORE:
  1. Shadow of Mordor
  2. Remnants of Angmar
  3. Shadow of Mirkwood
  4. Easterlings of Rhún
  5. Haradrim Tribes
  6. Ar-Adunaim (replaced Umbar)
  7. Orcs Of The Misty Mountains
  8. Khazad Dum
  9. Kingdom Of Gondor
  10. Principality Of Dol Amroth
  11. Northern Dúnedain
  12. Kingdom Of Rohan
  13. Vale of Dorwinion
  14. Dunlendings
  15. Vale of Anduin
  16. Dominion of Isengard
  17. Kingdom of Dale
  18. Breeland and the Shire
  19. Erebor & Iron Hill Dwarves
  20. Blue Mountains Dwarves
  21. Realm of Imladris
  22. Thranduil's Realm
  23. Grey Havens of Lindon
  24. Galadhrim's Realm
  25. Enedwaith
  26. Variags of Khand
  • Almost 200 new units!
  • 100% new ui, menu and faction symbols
  • A unique campaign map
  • Hundreds of exiting scripted events with unique event pictures and description!

For all the change logs, known bugs and useful information head to our thread at TWC:
Divide and Conquer

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Divide and Conquer V2.1 & V2.2 Installation Guide


IMPORTANT NOTE: IF YOU HAVE DAC V2.0, YOU WILL NEED TO RE-INSTALL THIRD AGE 3.2 AND INSTALL DAC V2.1 INTO THAT FRESH, NEW THIRD AGE 3.2 FOLDER. DAC V2.1 IS NOT A PATCH, IT IS STANDALONE. WHEN YOU SWITCH TO DAC V2.1 YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE YOUR DAC V2.0 SAVE GAMES.


IMPORTANT NOTE #2: IF YOU HAVE DAC V2.1 AND WANT TO INSTALL V2.2, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE YOUR EXISTING SAVED GAMES FILES. DAC V2.2 IS A PATCH TO V2.1 WHICH MEANS YOU INSTALL IT OVER V2.1 BUT YOU WILL HAVE TO RESTART ALL CAMPAIGNS.



Here is a short tutorial/guide which will give you all the links necessary to install Divide and Conquer V2.1 & V2.2.

Remember, ModDB is our secondary forum which primarily is used to host the files, our primary forum is on Total War Center.

DaC V2.1/V2.2 has many more high detail assets compared to DaC V1.2, Third Age 3.2, and especially the base Medieval 2 game. So, do not expect to easily run DaC if you just barely run Third Age or can only run Medieval 2 Total War.

If you have a 32-bit Windows system, then you're going to have a hard time or not even be able to play DaC V2.1/V2.2 because we now require the use of the Large Address Aware (LAA) patch which increases the game's default RAM usage from 2GB to 4GB thus giving the game double the room to operate which results in the number of random crashes dropping significantly but it doesn't eliminate all crashes since the game's code still has bugs which cause crashes.

That said, 32-bit Windows systems will not be able to utilize the LAA patch so you will have a harder time running the game and will have to deal with potential random crashes. In addition to that, you'll need at least 4GB of RAM in your computer for the LAA patch to work.

Lastly, MaC and Linux are not supported by our team and you will not receive any help troubleshooting your technical issues if you use those operating systems. We only support Windows.

1. Go to our Installation and Download thread on TWC and read the first post by Arachir Galudirithon regarding installing DaC V2.1/V2.2: Twcenter.net

2. Disable UAC and Virtual Store before you even begin downloading or installing Third Age or Divide and Conquer! UAC especially needs to be disabled as it can interfere with the files when they are getting installed and you will end up missing files thus resulting in your game to crash thus requiring you to do complete re-installs.

WATCH THIS VIDEO: Youtube.com

3. Download and install Third Age 3.2 (from step 1).

NOTE: DO NOT RENAME YOUR THIRD_AGE_3 FOLDER AFTER IT IS INSTALLED TO ONE OF THE KINGDOMS EXPANSION FOLDERS. IF YOU DO THAT, THE CUSTOM SETTINGS FILE FOUND IN THE THIRD_AGE_3 FOLDER WILL NOT WORK. JUST USE THE BAT FILE (IN THE THIRD_AGE_3 FOLDER) TO LAUNCH THE GAME.

NOTE: If you want multiple copies of the Third_Age_3 folder in case you want to download other Third Age sub-mods to try them, we suggest you keep the Third Age 3 installers so that you can run them again whenever or keep a copy of the clean Third_Age_3 folder and keep it in storage until you need it again.

That said, you can rename your Third_Age_3 folder to something else (AS LONG AS IT"S NOT A KINGDOM EXPANSION FOLDER NAME) so like "Third_Age_3_DaC" but then you'll have to edit the "Third Age.bat" (right click, Edit) and edit the path to use the new name you used. Then, edit the "TATW.cfg" file by editing the path to also use the new name you used for the folder.

4. You should play a couple turns of the Third Age 3.2 campaign just to confirm that it loads properly and everything looks ok. We recommend that you play some Third Age 3.2 campaigns if you're new to DaC so you can get a feeling for how Third Age 3.2 plays (we recommend that same for playing the base Medieval 2 Total War game so that you understand the base, core mechanics, and features).

NOTE: MAKE SURE YOU DOUBLE CHECK THE INSTALLATION PATHS TO MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT HAVE DUPLICATE FOLDER NAMES IN THE INSTALLATION PATHS!!! PLEASE ALSO READ THE INSTALLATION NOTES IN THE INSTALLERS SINCE THEY ARE VERY DETAILED!!!

Then, install DaC V2.1 by watching this video: Youtube.com

*Then, install DaC V2.2 by watching this video: Youtube.com

5. Enjoy! :)


Other Important Links

1. DaC V2.1/V2.2 has officially-made sub-mods which add or change features which some of the community may want. Please check out the official Submods thread on Total War Center to see a list of officially-made sub-mods and community-made ones as well.

LINK TO THREAD: Twcenter.net

SUBMODS INSTALLATION VIDEO: Youtube.com

2. DaC V2.1/V2.2 FAQ and Changelog Video: Youtube.com

3. DaC's official Total War Center sub-forum where we have our own space to have dedicated threads to multiple topics. Please check this link out and you'll be able to see more detailed threads.

LINK: Twcenter.net

Regards,

TheEliteDwarf

Version 2.1 Change-log

Version 2.1 Change-log

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The announcement of the release of DaC V2.1 with a link to the V2.1 Change-log.

Version 2.2 Change-log

Version 2.2 Change-log

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The announcement of the release of DaC V2.2 with a link to the V2.2 Change-log.

Version 1.2 Change-log

Version 1.2 Change-log

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A Change-log for Divide and Conquer Version 1.2. Also has links to V1 and V1.1.

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Divide and Conquer Version 2.1 - Part 1 of 2. Please read the installation instructions or watch the installation video.

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Divide and Conquer Version 2.1 - Part 1 of 2. Please read the installation instructions or watch the installation video.

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Divide and Conquer Version 2.2. Please read the installation instructions or watch the installation video.

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Strong_Elf
Strong_Elf

Hm, if I modify recruit time, even 1 number in "export_descr_buildings", game crashes. Any smart suggestion?

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Strong_Elf
Strong_Elf

I linked the install to Third Age x DaC. Take it as a sign of good will. Tho you guys should package DaC in one big boy file, to make the install easier. Do you know that you can install Third Age 3.0 Part 1 and Third Age 3.0 Part 2 in the same time? But DaC 2.1 Part 1 and DaC 2.1 Part 2 you cannot. Just put them in one folder already (2.1 + 2.2) to make the install easier.
Also I am waiting anxiously for you guys to fix the castles and crash (custom battle => siege => pick anything more than fort => game crashes).

You did a great job and put a lot of passion in this. Hopefully you will fix the bugs sooner than the 2.3 patch cuz waiting 6 months for the bugs to be fixed is so lame.

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kabayelberdan
kabayelberdan

Did you know that you can play custom siege battles with any level of settlement once you click fort than pick the culture and after that just pick anything such as castle. By the way if that was not what you meant I’m sorry my English is not that great

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Strong_Elf
Strong_Elf

Yep, I know that :) But it is a work-around :(

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Strong_Elf
Strong_Elf

(buried)

Can I use your work to make a decent installer and upload it on moddb, please? It is far too complicated for noobs to install Third Age then DaC then apply my patch. It is far easier if I put 1+1=2. I don't hurt you guys in any way. So... can I?

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AugustusNocturnis
AugustusNocturnis

Your mod needs to be reported to Moddb staff for theft already. I doubt you had any permission to steal DaC/TATW and re-package their material as your own.

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Strong_Elf
Strong_Elf

In case you are a total self-righteous,blind person, I will explain it for you: I never said nor suggested that DaC + Third Age were my own creation. You utter self-righteous and blind person, I always put in the description: "Third Age x DaC" showing that they are not my creation. Also, currently, the mod is 100% MY Creation. The pictures are from Third Age, which is fitting because the mod IS for Third Age x DaC. I am sorry for being so angry but self-righteous and ignorant persons who wrongly accuse me are extremely annoying.

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AugustusNocturnis
AugustusNocturnis

Blah, blah, more instability coming from you Shield/Gheata. Your antics are getting old. You project your own issues and insecurities on others which shows everyone the level of maturity you're at. Try to have a good day would you?

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Strong_Elf
Strong_Elf

You're adorable. Look, little hater, let's part ways and stop fighting all day long. What do you say?

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TheEliteDwarf Creator
TheEliteDwarf

No.

You cannot take our work and re-package it into an installer.

We don't do that with the Third Age mod and you do not have our permission to do that with DaC.

That said, there are detailed written and video instructions which show how to install everything as required with support forums in three separate locations (Total War Center, ModDB, and our Discord) where people can go for help if they are really struggling to install Third Age or DaC.

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Strong_Elf
Strong_Elf

Meh, whatever. Normal install is really time-consuming and complicated. But I guess ego > efficiency. No matter.

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Guest
Guest

Well, considering that half the people that follow your mod are your fake profiles I am quite sure that the problem is not so big.
Pro tip: stop whining

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Strong_Elf
Strong_Elf

Right back at ya ;)

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