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The Great War mod is a total conversion modification for Napoleon: Total War. It aims to create an authentic representation of World War 1-era tactics, strategies and general warfare within the game. Watch as waves of battalions advance under the cover of massed artillery barrages and deadly poison gas, or stay and play it safe hidden behind their defenses. Machineguns will brutally mow down uncareful attackers and defenses are manned by thousands of troops, armed with rapid breech-loaded rifles. SMG Infantry, Flamethrowers, Snipers and Elite Stormtroopers are a few among the many units that attempt to break the stalemate, while the sheer industrial output of all nations in the conflict - and the density of forces along most fronts - ensure that advances are measured in metres, not in the grand distances of earlier days. Commanders must learn to control massive battles, where audacity and wit must overcome seemingly impossible odds.
Dreadnoughts rule the waves in the grand collisions between the world's mightiest navies, while cruisers and destroyers launch raids on ports and merchant shipping, gradually forcing nations into starvation and resource shortages. Battles are carried out at long ranges, with the biggest metal titans bolstering an impressive and unprecedented firepower.
The artillery barrages, huge explosions, clouds of dense poisonous gas and the sheer scale of battles help create a feeling of awe and truly exposes the capabilities and wonders of the 'Total War 3' engine. Watch battalions evaporate under withering shelling, melt away in poison gas or be turned into piles of corpses in front of enemy positions in the mods enthralling land battles.
Rule at the head of any of the many countries that watched Europe become engulfed in war, lead your nation however you want in a free sandbox campaign that set you off at the start of the war.
The Greatest war the world has ever seen is about to begin, it's time for you to take your place in it.

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New German Uniforms and Equipment


Early Infantry


Late Assault Sub Machine Gun Unit



Hussars


New Unit Cards



New Info Cards










The Great War VI - Uniform/UI Update

The Great War VI - Uniform/UI Update

News 25 comments

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1 and to commemorate the Armistice we are releasing another update. In this update we will focus...

The Great War VI - Campaign Map Overhaul

The Great War VI - Campaign Map Overhaul

News 54 comments

Here is a breakdown of all of the new updates for the campaign map itself. These changes include starting buildings, emergent factions, starting armies...

Small Update - The Great War VI

Small Update - The Great War VI

News 44 comments

We have reached a tipping point in the new update where it has gotten so big and has so many changes and new content that we felt calling it 5.2 doesnt...

French Hotchkiss Machinegun & Lebel Rifle

French Hotchkiss Machinegun & Lebel Rifle

News 9 comments

Continuing from my previous article, here are new Hotchkiss heavy MG and Lebel rifle posted in sketchfab. Ive also added some relevant videos about the...

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[PATCH] The Great War 5.1.4

[PATCH] The Great War 5.1.4

Patch 280 comments

Re-upload of the 5.1.4 patch, last patch was uploaded when I was drunk and so there were... problems. Many apologies. NOTICE: This includes all patches...

[OUTDATED] [PATCH] The Great War 5.1.3

[OUTDATED] [PATCH] The Great War 5.1.3

Patch 103 comments

Patch 5.1.3, [SAVEGAME COMPATIBLE] fixes campaign crash due to industrial buildings, fixes campaign problems with certain unit scales, fixes certain campaign...

[OUTDATED] [PATCH] The Great War 5.1.2

[OUTDATED] [PATCH] The Great War 5.1.2

Patch 63 comments

Patch 5.1.2, enabling multiplayer and fixing a host of bugs and crashes. Re-uploaded in a zip with a different compression so it can be opened by all...

The Great War 5.1

The Great War 5.1

Full Version 281 comments

A full version, if upgrading from 5.0, delete all old 5.0 files and install this.

[OUTDATED] The Great War 5.0

[OUTDATED] The Great War 5.0

Full Version 161 comments

Version 5.0 of The Great War mod, original release version

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Unable to fight a normal land battle. Because, soldier groups during in battle (the enemy get start close to my troops) can't realistic and neat stable fire weapon or bayonet fight .

My troops turn their left or right sides or their backs towards the enemy. My soldiers are hunting like partridge always...

Haven't they seen this crap before? Really? Ok!
Please, give us update for fix only this absurdity.
I have no other any complaints.
Thank you very much, dude! :)

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BDIZZLE356
BDIZZLE356

Try this mini mod made by Bran Mac Born over on TWC;
Twcenter.net

We are working on integrating his work into the update as well.

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nikcool
nikcool

I have the same problem

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nikcool
nikcool

One of the best mods for Napoleon TW, great work!

Can't wait for the 6.0 update. Approximately, when will it be released?

By the way, is there any possibility to donate to developers?

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loulou76100
loulou76100

I agree this is one of the best mods for NTW (actually it's my favourite one), but I don't think the devs are responding to any question about the release date sadly...

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italianman85
italianman85

help please I'm not understanding anything anymore! in the past I installed the version of mod 5.1.0 and every time I started the launcher was updated to 2.0 ... and something. now I have recently reinstalled the game and also the mod but the launcher is not updated anymore! then I also installed 5.1.4 but nothing changes the launcher does not update. How can I get the latest version of this mod ?????

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BDIZZLE356
BDIZZLE356

First install 5.1, then install 5.1.4 over top of it. The version number on the launcher isnt accurate so disregard that. The new version is called TGW VI but it isnt out yet.

Hope that helps.

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Good morning I would like to know if in the next update of this great mod cards of naval units will be renewed, the names of heads of states (kings, emperors and presidents) ministers, generals and admirals will be corrected and the flags of nations will be improved ( both in monarchical and republican versions) so that they are more historically accurate, thank you very much and very much with the update.

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BDIZZLE356
BDIZZLE356

The naval unit cards will not be updated but we have added new naval flags and new naval units and such. more on that in a future preview updated.

"the flags of nations will be improved ( both in monarchical and republican versions) so that they are more historically accurate" They should already be historically accurate afaik.

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Gimly-der-Zwerg
Gimly-der-Zwerg

Germany using its colonial flag is the only mistake i can think of.

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I am giving this mod a 10, not just because I know it will be amazing. But because of the hard work and determination that the developers have put into this mod. 3 Years of incredible work.

Not just that. But also with the troubles on release day they have worked all day and night trying to get it working. For this they have my utter most thanks and gratitude.

Thank you. For all your hard work.

Aug 11 2013 by Eliminator96

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