Napoleonic Era is a renowned, fan-made modification for Age of Empires 3 and its expansions The Warchiefs and The Asian Dynasties. The mod intends to accurately illustrate the time from 1555-1815 by greatly expanding and reworking the game with new units, buildings, maps, sounds, music and civilizations. The mod has been founded in January 2006 by Alexander Fleger and is being continued by Peter Piepenburg since February 2010. It is still one of the most anticipated mods for Age of Empires III in the whole world.
This patch for Napoleonic Era 2.1.7b for PC allows you to play versus the old AoE3 civilizations and create HCs for them. This hotfix needs to be installed manually and is only a temporary solution for Windows users, but it does so for all NE versions and of course, both for CD and Steam installations. The next full NE release will come with setup files again and also for Mac users. ;)