News Page About the mod Staff Page Link to Forum Downloads
Rohan Faction Gondor Faction Media Page Rhûnic Faction Haradrim Faction

News Page

Knights of a golden ship and a silver swan

Posted August 7, 2012. By Lauri

Hey everyone!

Now it's over a year since the last update, and it's been over 5 years since I started on this mod(!).
What have I got today? Remakes... Yes, damn the self criticism.. I wanted to improve those who bears the token of a golden ship and a silver swan..

Posted Image

Eranoth, the Prince of Dol Amroth, has been redone. He wears a cape, a sword and no helmet to distinguish himself from his knights.

Posted Image

And of course his Knights of Dol Amroth has been redone to fit. No, they don't come dismounted. They have been assigned to the be only cavalry unit that Gondor has, as I have been doing some pre-balance work, trying to settle the factions with a decent amount of unit types that resemble their overall theme. This means that Gondor will have infantry as their main focus again, while Rohan will be more cavalry oriented and less about infantry than they are now. Same applies for Harad and Rhun and their themes. If you visit the site, you'll see an outdated category of how it used to be.

That is all, if there's anything you wonder let me know!

Keep your eye on the horizon, I've heard reports of Haradrim gathering an army in the South...

| 13 Comments |

The Normandy Reborn

Posted May 24, 2011. By Lauri

So, what'd we got?
Work has been slow lately, and for that I apologise. I had a thought, and planned out a doable "remake" of Gondor's units. Why? Here is my reason;

The mod's story. Gondor has been invaded by forces of Rhûn, and Minas Tirith lies in ruins. King Eldaravir flees before all hope is lost. They make a new capital in Dol Amroth. Now, it only makes sense that the
biggest part of the army will come from the fiefdoms of Gondor, so that is exactly what I have done with the units list of Gondor:
I've redone it. Most changes are purely cosmetic, but you can watch the new list here.

Here are some renders of the new units of Gondor.
First, the Swordsmen of Lamedon; second, the Bowmen of Blackroot Vale; and third, the Riders of Pinnath Gelin
Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Secondly, I've made some progress on Harad as well.
The Haradrim Siege Ladder. Now, I'll explain something about it. I wanted a rope ladder from the start, to have a unique one (I did get the idea from RA though). Now, this man carrying the ladder, is carrying a HUGE ladder compared to himself and everyone else. It looks ridiculous, it truly does. It looks very unbelievable. But in the end, it's all I bother to do. And I think it acctually looks good in-game, even if the ladders a little oversized. Okay, it's BIG compared to him, especially on the render! I don't give a frak, because I can't get hung up on petty details on every godsdamn thing.
Posted Image

Lastly, I have in-game screenies. I thought I had 8, but it turns out 4 of them was from the last batch, that I didn't know I had out, so you'll only get 4.
Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

You can enter the site from my signature. That'll be all, dismissed.
Reference for cookie!

| 4 Comments |

New beta released!

Posted December 19, 2008. By Lauri

Hey all!

It's time for a new beta for you all! :p
This time around, much has been done to the mod... In addition to Gondor, Rhun are considered done, which means you can do head on battles with two complete factions! For the record, I'd say that Rohan is above 60%, if not 70%! A couple of heroes and a single unit missing, that's all... Means it's playable, but lacks heroes to lead them.. but spam units and that shouldn't be a problem :D

Go here to access the download page, or click here for a direct download.

I hope you'll enjoy the beta, and I really hope you won't forget two important things about it;
Report bugs here
Suggest suggestions here

And of course, if for some reason you can't get it to work, simply post in this thread, and I'll help you as good as I can :mad2:

Anyways, that's it folks! Again, I hope you enjoy it, as it's my Christmas present to you all, even if you don't celebrate! ;)

| 29 Comments |

Now for wrath

Posted September 7, 2008. By Lauri

And a red dawn!

Another update... I just thought it had been to long since last one :p

Posted Image Posted Image

Yeah, only two units!
Still though, this means that Rohan can go quite fast, since they have most of the skins already ;)
Okay, so there might just be a couple of units that I haven't done that will get these skins, but that's better than nothing :blink:
And with the Rohirrim Cavalry in order, there's only one thing left to say...

Gondor is DONE!

No more summon old Rohirrim! :xd:
Yeah, well bugs there are.. but hey, I can't find them all myself :p

| 9 Comments |

A legion of the South...

Posted June 16, 2008. By Lauri

Hey all, long time, no update..

So this time, it's an update.. Not much of an update, and you can say that I am a lazy bum when you see the pics I've got, but right now, I won't go too much into detail on things that cares me less than other things.. Meaning that alot of skins for similiar units (ie, Pelargir spearman, swordsman and archer would all use the same skin, just different arms :p No, I don't have any Pelargir unit, just an example :p)

Anyways, off for show
Posted Image Posted Image
Posted Image Posted Image

And I've also gotten the standard set of the Arnor men I showed earlier..
Posted Image
I might change a few things to make the archer less armored, but not right now.. Keep an eye out for Captains and Banner Carriers :p

Anyways, I hope you like it..

| 13 Comments |

The 4th Age mod for Battle for Middle-earth
My Button:
T4A

BFME, Battle For Middle Earth, and all assumed entities associated with them are © EA Games. This site is not endorsed by or affiliated with Electronic Arts, or its licensors. Trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Game content and materials copyright Electronic Arts Inc. and its licensors. All Rights Reserved.