Third Age: Reforged is a mod for Medieval II Total War, that aims to overhaul the multiplayer aspect of the Third Age Legacy, by thoroughly rebalancing the units and factions while also implementing tons of new content, maps, units, etc. (NOTE: campaign is still in development)
Third Age: Reforged 0.6 (Full Version) Installation guide below!
Important Note: Make sure you have WinRAR installed on your computer. This will allow you to extract the downloaded files from their RAR packs. If you prefer video tutorials, scroll down to the bottom.
Please make sure to follow the exact instructions to avoid complications.
Step 1: Install the original Third Age 3.2 by installing the following files in proper order:
All three downloads contain easy-to-use installers.
1. Third Age 3.0 (Part 1 of 2)
2. Third Age 3.0 (Part 2 of 2)
3. Third Age 3.2 (Patch)
Step 2: Rename the Third Age 3.2 folder to Third_Age_Reforged. Exactly that.
Step 3: Download Third Age: Reforged 0.6 (There is only 1 part)
Step 4: Double-click the downloaded file top open it. Now click the Extract To button in the top left corner of the WinRAR window. Now navigate and extract to the following path:
\Steam\steamapps\common\Medieval II Total War\mods
It will ask you if you wish to overwrite/replace the files. Click yes to all.
Step 5: Go to your Steam Library and right-click on Medieval II Total War, select Properties, and then Set Launch Options. Insert the following string:
Step 6: Once you have done this, you will be able to launch the game by choosing the first option when launching the game on Steam. The option will simply say "Play Medieval II: Total War". This will override the default Medieval II game, so if you wish to launch the original game after installing the mod, simply remove the string from the Launch Options you inserted in Step 5.
Dont forget to join the official Third Age: Reforged Steam Community!