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Installation

Installing the mod is simple but be careful for the details followed below as the mod is very heavy in terms CPU and RAM. Be weary it doesn't destroy your computer.

System Requirement Edit

The Edain Mod is a total conversion mod, which means it overhauls all part of the of the vanilla (original) game. This means that the mod is heavy both in term of memory size and game engine requirements. Below are listed all the required prerequisites which are necessary in order to play the games. For the mod, it is recommended to have superior hardware to the recommended settings. You need:

Battle for Middle Earth 2

Preferably unmodded but doesn't always matter, must be patched to 1.06.

Hardware Minimum Requirements Recommended
CPU Speed 1.6 GHz 3 GHz
RAM 512MB 1GB
Video Card 64 MB video card 128 MB video card
OS Windows XP Windows XP
DirectX 9.0c 9c
Free Disk Space 6GB 6GB

Rise of the Witch-King

Hardware Minimum Requirements Recommended
CPU Speed 1.6 GHz 3 GHz
RAM 512MB 1GB
Video Card 64 MB video card 128 MB video card
OS Windows XP Windows XP
DirectX 9.0c 9c
Free Disk Space 3GB 3GB

This must be UNMODDED and patched to 2.01 !!PATCH 2.02 IS NOT AN OFFICIAL PATCH!!

Download Edit

You can obtain the mod at ModDB or at Modding Union.

Please note that the download may take some time, depending on your connection and how much stressed out the servers currently are. Downloading on either of these two servers is recommended as they guaranteed virus-free versions of the mod. Since 4.0 and the release of the launcher you will no longer have to download a new version every time but merely update it from the launcher. The latest fully released version is 4.3, it is recommended to download that if you are installing the mod since it will immediately be patched to 4.3 and greatly reduce the time required for the game to update. The latest patch is currently 4.4.1, once installed simply go into the launcher menu and click update.

Installation Edit

If you do not already have BFME2 or ROTWK installed, do that first. Also make sure that you have the latest patches for the games (BFME: 1.06, ROTWK: 2.01) installed. Additionally it is recommended that you uninstall any other modifications, such as previous versions of Edain, other mods or multiplayer fan patches.

Once you made sure that everything is ready, start the downloaded installer. You must then extract the file you have downloaded and double click on the .exe file. Everything else will be done automatically, you don't need to manually copy any files. Once the installer is finished, navigate to the directory where you installed ROTWK and start Edain by double-clicking on Edain_Mod_Launcher.

Once you've started the game checkout the faction page to learn all about your favorite heroes and unit of the game.

Errors and FixesEdit

(This section is empty and needs content. Common bugs reported and common fixes that have worked for people would help.)

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