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Recent activities at the Tolkien Modding Community.

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The second newsletter for March is finished, medium lenght I would say. Have a nice read!

Activity at modding

Starting today with the Total War series, Medieval II: Total War: Kingdoms at the beginning. At Third Age: Fall of Arnor the developers redesigned the Men of Gondor in a creative way.

Men of Gondor Redesign - Eldacar’s Loyalists
Men of Gondor Redesign - Eldacar’s Loyalists
Men of Gondor Redesign - Eldacar’s Loyalists

We also got to see the Aduniam roster iof Castellan's Visual Enhancemets & Overhaul for Divide And Conquer.

Aduniam roster

At Total War: Rise of Mordor for Total War: Attila the developers report of progress at the campaign map at the region of Mordor and they managed to crack the battle tile maps which will enable them to create more immersive maps in the future. We also got to see again plenty of design concepts of Maeron and some 3D work by Manu.

Haradrim Lancers!
Desert Bowmen
Heroes of Amon Lanc WIP
Uruk Bodyguard Concepts
Campaign map overview of Mordor WIP

The developer of Last Alliance: Total War for Total War: Shogun 2 showed off also some progress at their modding project.

Númenorean Elite Soldiers
Númenorean Soldiers
Númenorean Swords
Númenorean Spears

For Rome: Total War we got a new member in the Tolkien Modding Community, Fall of Barad-Dur. There you can also read the article Tale about the Restored Angmar which you can find here.

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Coming to the BfME game series, starting here with Wars of the Firstborn based on The Ridder Clan Mod for Battle for Middle-earth II: Rise of the Witch King. You can read here an article about the animations of they heavy Wardens which you can find here. We also got to see a nice image of the Tower Hills.

Tower Hills

At the modding project Age of the Ring the developers presented the Khandish Wainriders, an unit of the upcoming Haradwaith faction.

Khandish Wainriders

For the game Battle for Middle-earth II we got a new updated version of Power Of the Ring - Campaigns Of Middle Earth. And at Battle for Middle-earth the developer of Blue Wizard Mod presented a new outpost for the Moria faction.

New Outpost for Moria

The update for Persistent Lord of the Rings (PLotR) for Mount & Blade: Warband has been delayed (again), appearantly moved to the 10th of April. The developers wrote an article about what to expect in the release of the version 2.0 which you can find here.

Tolkien in games outside the modding area

At the The Ring Roleplay Project - TRRP we got another short article about the Valley of the Great River which you can read here. We got also some lovely screenshots of the view. Some strange tree appeared too ^^

Great River
Tree BeardShore of the Great River

At The Battle for Middle-Earth: Reforged the developers showed off concept art for the Barrow Wights.

Barrow Wights Concept art
Barrow Wights Concept art

Eärendil_Ardamírë Author
Eärendil_Ardamírë - - 1,871 comments

That's it for the second half of March 2021. I hope it was a nice and informative overview for you about the happenings in the Tolkien Modding Community!

As always, should I have forgotten to show off the recent progress of some of your favourite mod teams, don't forget to comment about them. They will be mentioned then in the next news article. Feel also free to join the Tolkien Modding Community

Best regards,

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Ettenrocal - - 903 comments

Fall of Arnor redesign of the Men of Gondor is awesome.

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Lord_Mordja - - 460 comments

One correction to the article, I believe the Wainriders in AoTR are a unit for the upcoming Haradwaith faction, not Mordor.

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Eärendil_Ardamírë Author
Eärendil_Ardamírë - - 1,871 comments

Hm, I have just read it again, you are correct. I only noticed a comment of Mathijs that the Khandish Infantry remains in Mordor and assumed that this is valid for all Khand unit. Does not make a lot of sense for me that they split them up. Thanks, corrected the article.

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Longobardo - - 712 comments

The Last Alliance Mod for Shogun 2 is insane! An incredible technical and artistic achievement by the devs.

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UweWeber84 - - 603 comments

A seriously impressive new coat

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