Age of the Ring is a mod for Rise of the Witch-king, featuring dozens of new heroes, units, spells, and abilities!
Our goal is to create an RTS experience that is faithful to the spirit of Tolkien's mythos,
with diverse, engaging, and balanced gameplay.
Take a look at our community forums to learn more about what is planned!
Read our FAQ for answers to common questions,
and read our Installation Guide before installing.
The Age of the Ring team is proud to present our second official release: Durin’s Folk! This release features the much anticipated Erebor faction, as well as additions to all of our previously released factions.
To play, please download and run the file below:
AotR Version 3.0 Installer
Note that AotR is based on the 2.02 community patch, and requires its installation to play.
If you'd like to see a video tutorial on installing the mod, feel free to check out TheDestroyer001's video out!
For an exhaustive changelog of additions, please visit:
LINK TO FULL CHANGELOG
AotR is designed to play online using T3A:Online. To play AotR online, please refer to the T3A:Online website and follow the instructions.
What is next?
When is next?
We don't provide release dates!
- War of the Ring doesn’t work
- Several new units don't have new voice lines recorded
- Targul Quarry's bridge can't be walked under
- Combo Hordes split into single units and become unattackable
- Stone Thower's volume can be heard accross the map
- Once you cancel something from the Mirror of Galadriel, you cannot buy it again
- Echo on some maps
- Dwarven cah sapper autoability can be used on units, but it doesn't do damage to units since 2.02
- When dwarven combo hordes refill they don't refill to the actual number of types of units they're supposed to
- Cannot decomission combo hordes
- Mineshafts enter a demolition state just before being fully built
- Great Goblin's Antiquarian occasionally spawns a dud
If you find bugs, please report them in the AotR Bug Reports forum.
Our wonderful patrons
Callous Allan of XC
Everaldo de Carvalho Neto
Saul van der Zwaard
RiderOfRohan - Lead coder, visual artist
DúnedainRanger76 - Lead mapper, coder, sound artist, visual artist
Mathijs – Lead visual artist, writer, sound artist
MattTheLegoman - Mapper, visual artist
Fudge – Mapper, scripter
njm1983 – Mapper
tomasz_exe – Mapper
Fredius - Scripter
vengefulnoob – Coder
ahdover – Coder
Cammyfries – Coder
MaxHardy – Coder
Iku Haiku - Idrial
Connor Moakes – Clansmen of Lamedon
Jonathan Bullock – Fili, Prince Imrahil, Golfimbul, Rumil, Orophin and Celeborn
Josh Williams – Lothlórien Announcer
Joakim Wiklund – Wulfgar, Dunlendings
Callum Lindsay – Khamûl the Easterling
Ki McKenzie (https://www.kimckenzie.com/) – Erebor Archers, Sentinels of Cerin Amroth, Riders of Pinnath Gelin
Phil Dragash – Knights of Amroth
Zack Young – Beregond, Kili, Vault Wardens, Wyrm Slayers, Laketowners, Bardings, Ered Luin Traders
Sam Jenkins – Bard the Bowman
Sean ‘Mad Dog' McGregor – Dáin Ironfoot, Iron Hills Dwarves
Ryan Antoine - Knights of Dol Amroth
Patrick Seymour - Axemen of Lossarnach
Joel Nisbet - Variags of Khand
Robert Benjamin – Rohan Kingsguard
Various Goats – Erebor Rams
Robnkarla for his camera scripts
Gnanw for his main menu APTs
Extra special thanks to Nertea for allowing us to use his The Dwarf Holds assets and Ruudy for letting us use his Tactics assets. Thanks to the 2.02 team for their excellent community patch, as well as to The3rdAge.net, our BFME modding home under the Revora Creative Network.
All assets contained within this mod are property of the AotR team or their respective authors, and cannot be used without permission. If you want to use any of our work, contact us and ask for permission. Using our work without permission but with credit is not allowed. We cannot give permission for the use of assets from The Dwarf Holds and Tactics as these do not belong to us.
Thanks and have fun,
The Age of the Ring Team
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Highest Rated (14 agree) 10/10
G'day ModDB users!
This is the mod you are looking for if you enjoy high quality content, fun online games, brand new features and a fantastic development team.
I have enjoyed the rise of the mod and I hope to see more of it as they bring out new content and new factions!
Sep 9 2016 by MattTheLegoman