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Age of Empires III: Napoleonic Era v1.0.0

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Kastor Overview:
Napoleonic Era is a revolutionary mod for Ensemble Studios’ latest RTS game, Age of Empires III. It is currently the most thorough and anticipated mod of Age of Empires III ever made.

Team:
The mod was originally created by game modder and Age of Empires gamer Alexander Flegler (Kastor), inspired by the idea of adding a Swiss civilization suggested by his friend, Jahn Hummel (Twister3). Napoleonic Era soon grew from this and was discussed frequently on the forums of Age of Empires III Heaven. After release v0.2, a very interested member of these forums, Fernando Barbosa (Walker), discussed many ideas to improve and balance the game, and was soon made balance lead. A while after the release of v0.8, Matthew Sher worked with modder Xentelian to complete the Unit Upgrades Modpack. Seeing Matthew’s texture work, Kastor successfully requested him to become Napoleonic Era’s graphics lead. David Rosehnal, having planned to make a campaign about the Napoleonic Era, has made and maintained this website, and interested forumers, like Peter Piepenburg (Tilanus Commodor) have made some valuable contributions to the game as well.

History:
The Napoleonic Wars were chosen for the game’s general theme due to the fact that these were the most influential military events during the time period Age of Empires III, next to its current theme, the colonization of the Americas.

Features:
Napoleonic Era features a great deal of new gameplay elements, returning a few well-missed elements from Age of Empires II, like removing the limit of builders working on one building, improving the arsenal, and new abilities for Explorers. It includes five completely new civilizations, the Italians, Prussians, Austrians, Americans, and Swiss. It also redesigns the existing French and German civilizations. These civilizations are very different from each other, most receive a new AI personality, new technologies, new cards, and the new ones receive their own Homecity. All of the new civilizations and most of the existing ones get many new unique units, in addition to several new standard units. All these new units have had amazing care put into them to make them as distinctive, realistic, and interesting as possible. The game also incorporates usage of Matthew Sher’s Unit Upgrades Modpack, so that the units from the original game upgrade for every age. To fit the new theme of the wars occurring in Europe, Napoleonic Era includes many new random maps, from Europe, and some additional ones from the Americas, and even other places around the world, many of which have completely new native allies, like the Wurttembergers or the Japanese.
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AuthorComments & Reviews   ( All | Comments Only | Reviews Only )
RiderOfEternity What you should do is copy the AOE3 folder so you have two of them, and then install the modpack in one of those folders.
alvaro_qc It only works in patch 1.9, patch 1.10 and 1.11 doesn't work
zergling3k Let me start off saying that this is an excellent mod! But if i ever feel the need to uninstall it, could someone give me a step by step process how? Do i just remove all files with words "NE" or "Napoleonic Era" in it?
warbird861 Does it work with warchiefs?
frodo_pl
Rating
4.0
Breakdown
Playability4.0
Creativity3.0
Art and Sound5.0
Installation/Instructions1.0
Story/Description3.0
Playability: 4
Alot of balance, alot of units, cool... Just cool.

Creativity: 3
It really needs mode custom things.

Art and Sound: 5
Great work!

Installation/Instructions: 1
Game runs only with original AoE3 without expansion pack and additionaly only with 1.03 patch.

Story/Description: 3
Nothing to say...

Additional Comments:
I feel like project is dead. It was so great when it was WIP...
Null81
Rating
5.0
Breakdown
Playability5.0
Creativity4.0
Art and Sound5.0
Installation/Instructions4.0
Story/Description4.0
Playability: 5
Awesome, i love the reloading Ani's And, i dont know, very Very playable

Creativity: 4
I like the expansion of civs, all great but not that creative.

Art and Sound: 5
Simply great, the units look awesome, buildings look great all together good.

Installation/Instructions: 4
Sugh, people this doesnt screw up CPU or AOE, all you need to do is have the latest patch, not have any expansions on or any other mods, this worked no doubt perfect for me

Story/Description: 4
Well, idk i think that a little more description would be good.
Additional Comments:

THIS DOES NOT SCREW UP COMP OR ANYTHING AND THIS DESERVES A MUCH HIGHER RATING THAN IT HAS!!!
chandru88 When will the napoleonic era will be released
Danny84PwnzAll I'm like a computer idiot, so how do I install this mod? I tried putting it in the Data folder, but it didn't work.
martinw1200 I get the same aiLoaderStandard.xs error that others are getting when I try to play a game.

jlpember's 2.01 works fine on this computer. So I'm guessing a Vista version compatibility problem or something.
gamer24 my f@#@#$@king lord what the f@#%$# is aiLoaderStandard.xs error helllllpp
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Rating
4.4
Breakdown
Playability4.4
Creativity4.0
Art and Sound5.0
Installation/Instructions4.0
Story/Description4.0
Statistics
Downloads:31,762
Favorites: [Who?]3
Size:19.24 MB
Added:01/29/06
Updated:09/29/06