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Last Updated: Aug 14, 2009, 07:39:55 am
First Created: Aug 12, 2009, 12:42:42 pm
File version: 2.01
For M&B version: 1.010/1.011
Downloads: 8,702 Size: 100.43 MB
Views: 24,466 Type: RAR
Home:  Taleworls Forum: Barren Lands Thread
Rating (1 votes): 5.0 / 5.0
A Mount & Blade mod with more realistic combat and with more variety of troops, mercs and items.

  • Weapon damage and armor soak factors rebalanced:
    *Now an unarmored troop gets killed of a single cut with a sword
    *Combat is more difficult as you'll always have to be aware of your surroundings, because even a single hit can be fatal
  • All factions remade
  • Ability to kill lords and prisoners
  • Kingdom Management
  • Leadership and Prisoner Management bonus improved

File History
-Fixed bug that caused an "RGL Error"

-All factions remade
-Armor soak factors rebalanced
-Added "Siege Ladder Project"

-Viking swords fixed
-Added ability to kill lords and prisoners
-Some tweaks with the factions

-Fixed the "Sea Pirates on land" bug completely
-Added Kingdom Management
-Some changes with Swadians, Rhodoks, Vaegirs and Khergits
-Some new weapons

-(Fixed bug where there were Sea Pirates on land.)
-Readded Calradia Map Makeover :D

-Added sea battles, but removed Calradia Map Makeover

-Initial release
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 Re: Barren Lands 2.0  » posted by KorpiSoturi on Aug 12, 2009, 01:40:43 pm
The file is broken. I will upload a new file in couple of days.
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 Re: Barren Lands 2.0  » posted by Asterix von TWC on Aug 13, 2009, 03:06:39 am
Looking forward to it as this has been one of my favourite mods gameplay wise ;-)
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 Re: Barren Lands 2.0  » posted by KorpiSoturi on Aug 13, 2009, 01:43:21 pm
Now the file works! Ready for download.
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 Re: Barren Lands 2.01  » posted by Lokuul on Aug 16, 2009, 05:16:30 pm
MAKE SOME ASIAN SKINS!!! Its weird to have Europeans commanding the Glorious Empire Of Japan to Victory. :hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer:

p.s. im just downloading it but... i know that there isint any asian on it! :!: :-D

p.s.s I hope the Japanese have Japanese troops and not Anti-Japanese.. :evil: :evil: :evil:
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 Re: Barren Lands 2.01  » posted by adamai on Aug 18, 2009, 01:23:45 am
ok im formally submitting some positive critisism and feed back on the mod.

overall the mod is excellent i love the new armour sets and weapons. also the ability to rule your own kingdom via the kingdom management screen.

the new faction updates are ace too. nice work.

ok now the bad points.

the boats and sailing part is pointless and glitchy as hell so i would take that out.

also your armour balancing isnt too well balanced i understand your intentions but armoured troops simply take for ever to kill and unarmoured troops die as quick as you can recruit them.

also the weapon damages are too high they deal far to much damage. when you put high dmg troops which also have high level of armour you get a huge advantage over any army that doesnt have armoured troops or not so many.

recomendations to make the mod excellent in every way.

1/ restore armour varients so light troops recieve some protection from their leather armour, and armoured troops are not as protected, basically leave as orriginal settings.

2/ reduce damage of the weapons back to standard its not needed, you have gone just a little too far. maybe give weapons a small diffrence in dmg output this will show the light armour troops from the heavy armour troops easily enough, grqanting more realisum to armour mitigation factors too much makes it unrealistic. i had one rus gaurd take out 10 of my militia by himself and he still survived, and if im not mistaken milition seem to be wearing chain mail and surcoats with round helms, doesnt that give them armour protection ?.

3/ the new land scape texture was something i couldnt quite decide if i liked or not, i think i prefer the orriginal land scape to the new one, but thats just me.

4/ maybe add new banners and heraldric patterns for the troops so armies are more cutomizable in their image, also make it so barded horses bare the coat of arms of the army too, that would be cool.

/5 the lay out of the new map is awesome dont change that for the world, but if its possible maybe add 2 more additional factions based on the era and history, that would be great and give us more options.

al in all its an excellent mod i like it just those few points.

ive reset my armour settings in the ini file back to default to restore some of the change you made to dmg mitigation and survivability of new troops, doing this has alllowed my militia to take on one rus gaurd 4-1 before they can kill him i think thats about right.

also can i make a formal request for a second version of the barren lands that does not sport the armour and weapon dmg modifier changes and uses the traditional orriginal game mechanics please. leave all the other modifications how they are as their awesome. the armour and weapons dont seem realistic.

so their we have it, ive been playing your mod solid for the last 3 days and i like it bar those 2 main things.

so weapon changes dont really work and the armour mitigations doesnt work to well either.

the kingdom manager and so on is cool.

so add some heraldric banners so we can wear them on our cavelry's horses and troops surcoats and sheilds :)

or if you take MB_1257_EDITION mod and combine it wth your mod minus the armour and weapon changes you guys between you will have a masterpeice.

oh yea p.s. i lost all my troops while stormin a castle to archers who was defending with swords. so more evidence that the armour changes and weapon changes dont work to well.#

dont get me wrong i do love it its great. just those two things are probably going to gt to me after a while.

keep up the excellent work and i hope to see those small changes take shape soon, you have a fan :)
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   » posted by KorpiSoturi on Sep 11, 2009, 11:48:40 pm
Thanks for the feedback. I've also noticed that swords are quite useless against some chain mails. I'll change that.
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 Barren Lands 2.01 (v 2.01)  » posted by Aias on Oct 07, 2009, 09:07:49 am
Looks like a great mod
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 Barren Lands 2.01 (v 2.01)  » posted by Cro_Lion on Feb 23, 2011, 08:51:22 am
sounds really awesome and I'm downloading now...

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 Barren Lands 2.01 (v 2.01)  » posted by joshuameeks on Mar 06, 2011, 04:12:17 pm


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