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An article showcasing various exciting new maps coming in the next release.

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Hi all,


Today we're showcasing a bunch of the new maps coming in the soon-to-be-released AotR version 3.0. We tried to make each map look and feel different from the next, with unique features. Some maps have objects specially made for them that won't be seen anywhere else. Others have map hazards that will provide an additional level of immersion and challenge.


Cerin Amroth


Cerin Amroth 01


Made by NJM1983. The Hill of Amroth, last king of Lothlórien. A two-player fortress map featuring build plots for the player inside of the hill fortress. Build plots in AotR are universal, meaning they change depending on the faction you choose to play as, meaning you are fully able to defend Cerin Amroth while playing Mordor.

Cerin Amroth 07Cerin Amroth 08


Cerin Amroth 04



Ered Luin Highlands

Ered Luin 01


Made by Fudge. Set somewhere in the Ered Luin, this icy map makes for a great 1v1 battleground. Spot Balin's vacation estate in the northern portion of the map.

Ered Luin 02Ered Luin 05


Ered Luin 06



Fords of Carnen

Fords of Carnen 01


Made by Fudge. The Carnen (or Redwater) flowed south from the Iron Hills. An atmospheric 2-player map.


Fords of Carnen 11Fords of Carnen 12


Fords of Carnen 13



Harad Coast


Harad Coast 01


Made by NJM1983. Set along the southern coasts of Haradwaith, this 3-player map features a variety of new AotR features: Jungle trolls, wild and roaming Mûmakil, a map hazard in the form of scorching heat, and custom palm tree models made specially for this map.

Harad Coast 02Harad Coast 05


Harad Coast 06



Harrowdale


Harrowdale 01


Made by Fudge. A deep north-south valley cut from the White Mountains by the Snowbourn river. Harrowdale is a 3-player map featuring varied terrain and lots of passageways you can use to surprise your opponent.

Harrowdale 04Harrowdale 05


Harrowdale 08



Midgewater Marshes


Midgewater Marshes 01


Made by Fudge. An inhospitable marshland infested with biting insects such as the Midge Cloud map hazard and other discomforts. This map supports up to 5 players.

Midgewater Marshes 02Midgewater Marshes 03


Midgewater Marshes 05



Mirkwood Eaves


Mirkwood Eaves 01


Made by Tomasz_exe. An 8-player map set on the borders of Mirkwood forests. It features a set of new autumnal trees.

Mirkwood Eaves 05Mirkwood Eaves 02


Mirkwood Eaves 04



Nimrodel


Nimrodel 01


Made by Fudge. A 5-player map set around the Nimrodel river in Lothlórien. A beautifully lit map featuring various new types of vegetation made for AotR.

Nimrodel 03Nimrodel 07


Nimrodel 04



Targul Quarry


Targul Quarry 01


Made by Fudge. Targul Quarry is 4-player map set somewhere close to Erebor, featuring similar terrain and a specially-made Dwarven bridge.

Targul Quarry 05Targul Quarry 07


Targul Quarry 03



Look forward to a release by the end of this month!

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Yours,
The AotR Team

Comments
Kaieman
Kaieman

The hype is real, so real :-p

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Argeomer
Argeomer

Prepare yourselfs!! Maps are incoming!

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OdoProudfoot
OdoProudfoot

They all look great!
Props to this talented group of mappers

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Jeroen(imo)
Jeroen(imo)

Seeing good design makes me happy, and you guys make me very happy.

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Skylarapas
Skylarapas

Top class design. Rip my data though.

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Malgalad
Malgalad

The new maps look wonderful! My favorites are Cerin Amroth, Nimrodel, and the Eaves of Mirkwood. Between the new maps, the Dwarves, and the new Lórien units, this is looking to be quite the release for the Battle for Middle-earth this year, and I am anticipating it greatly.

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Plokite_Wolf
Plokite_Wolf

The more I scroll, the more I like.

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Rothnaric
Rothnaric

do they all have decent camera height? They look great man!!!!!

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treefoz
treefoz

That 'Harad Coast' map in particular looks awesome!

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jedi7000nathan
jedi7000nathan

Midgewater marshes and no Neekerbreekers?

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MattTheLegoman
MattTheLegoman

It does, they're a map hazard.

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alenoguerol
alenoguerol

please make Barad-Dur!

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chris.bims
chris.bims

only found aotr,yesterday,excellent mod,so well done,absoulute joy to play,keep up the excellent work!

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BeanLegion
BeanLegion

.. I dont like the build plots in fortress maps usually, so will a version of the map come later without the build plots?

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DúnedainRanger
DúnedainRanger

No!

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MathijsRevora Author
MathijsRevora

No!

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kingfudgington
kingfudgington

No. The reason being is that free build doesn't have enough space so there's no point putting it in. At least that's my reasoning!

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RiderOfRohan
RiderOfRohan

No!

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Hoar
Hoar

No!

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