Fellow officers, wannabe-generals and fans,
After a 5th year of development, we are as always really proud to bring to your attention the release of the 5th version of our epic mod: Napoleonic Total War III.
NTW3 version 5.0 features now:
- 648 Units (37 new)
- 154 Maps (9 new)
- 23 Historical Battles
- Fully working and improved Single-Player AND! MP campaigns
- Wesleys MP Naval-Mod
- A complete rebuild of several factions uniforms (France 1811 uniforms, SP 1805 campaign etc)
- Gameplay improvements
- 4 New Factions
- Imperial Guard
Under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte, French Emperor & General.
- British Expeditionary Force (Iberian Peninsula - 1812)
Under the command of General Arthur Wellesley, Commander of Allied forces in Spain.
- French IV Corps (Spain - 1809)
Under the command of General Horace Sebastiani.
- Prussian Freikorps (Germany -1813)
Under the command of Major Ludwig Adolf Wilhelm von Lützow.
Here are the MP changes:
-Firing-Target zones removed
-Prices adjusted to better reflect the ratings of the factions.
-Moral debuffs for losses increased.
-Fatigue costs for running & melee increased, recovery rate increased.
-Squares made more ‘impervious’ to cavalry movement (friends & enemies).
-Most Ottoman troops can guerilla deploy & fortify, Ottoman infantry combat stat’s reduced.
-Most Free-Corps (new faction) troops can guerilla deploy.
-Musketry fire rate substantially increased, accuracy reduced to equalise effect.
-Skirmisher movement speed reduced.
-Charge bonus reduced.
-Stats reworked to increase the difference between classes (light, medium & heavy).
-Medium & heavy cavalry move slightly faster.
-Heavy cavalry made more expensive.
-Squadron sized units weakened.
-Heavy guns fire rate improved.
-Canister cone-of-fire tightened, pellet number increased slightly.
Please find detailed release notes and additional info about SP Campaign by clicking this link:
The Naval mod has some graphic improvements for v5 and you can only recruit ships that the 1805 factions actually built and sailed during this time period. Sorry but no First Rates for Mecklandberg or the Prussians.
~ Lord CommodoreWesley
In a future patch, you'll have the pleasure to test 2 new HB battles, those of La Rothiere and Corunna.
- Lord Avon Ulysses
- Lord Bloody Bill
- Lord Commodore Wesley
- Lord Cosak
- Lord Davn
- Lord Desaix
- Lord Fullin
- Lord Hokomoko
- Lord JC
- Lord Kester
- Lord LeglessLannes
- Lord Liberalis
- Lord Sean Cappone
- Lord Von Clausewitz
Special thanks to our hard-core fans (100 nuts), and to our growing community of napoleonic enthusiasts.
Imperial thanks to you all !
Before installing the new version, remove all previous NTW3 installations in your /napoleon total war/data folder. Just double click on the NTW3 uninstaller(s).
Run the installer & it will install/update NTW3 automatically, providing Napoleon :Total War is installed in the default location.
If it's not, you will just need to point the installer to the location & it will do the rest.
When you go to play use the NTW3 icon as usual.
If correctly installed you should see in the start-up screen a small red text saying MOD Version 5.0.
NTW3 version 5.0 Part 1
NTW3 version 5.0 Part 2
NTW3 v5.0 Part 1
NTW3 v5.0 Part 2
User Interface Mod
If your screen resolution is above 1600, we highly recommend you to download this little mod that will greatly enhance your visual comfort in the Unit Selection Screen.
Just download, unpack and place into your /napoleon total war/data folder.
Download Pre-Battle Unit Selection mod
A big THANK YOU to the entire community for keeping this mod alive.
Vive l'Empereur & Vive le Rosebeef !,