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This article shows the current progress on Gondor, including troop trees, maps, items and more.

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Here we have the first of many blog-like updates to share. Of course the frequency of these will be very low until we can get a hold of the game.

To begin, the current map:

map1

This is not final, there is a few more smaller factions that will be included, but represents close to what we want in the future. Of course this would take a lot of time, the main reason we are cutting up Middle Earth and then releasing them in sections. This is so we all can enjoy the mod as soon possible, as we have waited long enough for Bannerlord already! The first release will be of Mordor, Isengard, Rohan and (most of) Gondor.

map2

Town- Red

Castle- Green

Village- Blue

Large thanks to nicrlaitheking who has compiled these maps and factions, as well as many lists of lore accurate names for lords and other characters.

Once these factions have complete armours, weapons, scenes, and lords we will move onto other parts of the map.

Campaigns

A feature that we have been brainstorming is custom campaigns. They will involve a series of events, missions and battles from known LotR history. The main idea is to allow the player to play scenarios they would not be able to on a normal play through of the mod. Here is an example:

The Last Alliance

  1. Siege of Minas Ithil S.A. 3429
  2. Battle of Osgiliath S.A. 3429
  3. Battle of Dagorlad S.A. 3434
  4. Siege of Barad-Dûr S.A. 3434-3440
  5. Slopes Mount Doom S.A. 3441
  6. Disaster at Gladden Fields T.A. 2

Characters: Gil-galad, Elendil, Isildur, Anárion, Elrond, Círdan, Thranduil, Oropher, Sons of Isildur (Elendur, Aratan & Ciryon), Estelmo, Ohtar and Amdír and Sauron

We have many of these campaigns that we can do. So if you have any you want to see please comment them down below with details! Do keep in mind that we will be doing things from Middle Earth in the Second and Third Age, nothing from Beleriand.

Gondor

Gondor is closing in on finishing. Pelargir and Dol Amroth remain the two largest fiefdoms we have to complete. Otherwise, every other fiefdom is either completely finished or very close to it. Here are the current troop trees.

Gondor1

The mainline Gondorian force, recruited from villages is very close to done, their armours will be shown soon.

ithilien

The rangers of Ithilien are complete, expect to see the variations in the Gondor Update.

pelargir

Pelargir, concept is currently being made by SimonJW, more of which will be seen in the future!

DolAmroth 1

Nobles from Dol Amroth, this tree was cut down in size from before and has very little done so far.

towerGuard

The tower guards are mostly finished, their equipment previously posted.

lossarnachImage

Lossarnach, specialized in heavy axe infantry. This tree is practically finished with a few adjustments that might be made.

gondorNobleImage

Nobles of Gondor, available from castles and cities they are complete except for the noble clothing and horse armour.

As always, suggestions are appreciated!

Comments
very-sad-slave
very-sad-slave

Looks awesome!

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MacbethTheTyrant
MacbethTheTyrant

TheWarArmoury Thanks for the mentioning :P Perhaps make a map legend so people know that red=city, green='castle', and blue=village :P Just an idea :D Also you didn't mention all the characters from the campaign :P Isildur's sons, Estelmo, Ohtar and Amdír were forgotten :D

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John.M Author
John.M

That can be done:)

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MyHardBeefStick
MyHardBeefStick

In the future will there be any more fiefdoms added such as Blackroot vale, Lamedeon, etc.?

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MacbethTheTyrant
MacbethTheTyrant

yes! Mornan (Blackroot vale), Pinnath Gelin, Anfalas, Andrast and Lamedon will be in the second release. The reason it's not in the first release is because Gondor is extremely large to cover and also for balance reasons :)

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John.M Author
John.M

As nicrlaitheking said, they will be in later. In the same release as Harad and Umbar in an attempt to keep the map balanced.

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HotShot217
HotShot217

Oh man, I'm psyched to fight the armies of Mordor alongside Gondor!

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Argeomer
Argeomer

This is going very well :) im happy with the situation

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PaulyG
PaulyG

Looks amazing! Keep up the good work!

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Beleriend
Beleriend

HOLY ****! I'm psyked AF for this!

Have been imagining a LOTR mod since I first heard of Bannerlord!

Thank you!

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bigopzooka
bigopzooka

Where are the normal knights of Gondor next to the dol Amroth knights? Or did I just mis them?

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John.M Author
John.M

There are going to be Gondor knights, but since I won't be modelling the horse I felt like it would look odd in the image. Here they are: Trello-attachments.s3.amazonaws.com

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Guest
Guest

This is great work guys. You guys are better at updating your community than the base game!

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