A very thorough guide by M.ArdA for installing the mod on a Steam version of MnB:THIS IS OBSOLETE BY NOW, EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE STEAM VERSION IS IN THE MANUAL.
The Last Days of The Third Age of Middle Earth Install Guide + Steam Install + Activation
1) Downloading the Mount & Blade Enhanced Version
Before downloading the TDL you need to setup Mount & Blade Enhanced Version
Target Directory for Steam users:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\mount and blade"
2) Downloading The TDLThe Last Days of the Third Age of Middle Earth Download Links
3)Extracting from WinRaR
file to Mount & Blade\Modules
4) Fıle Changes form Data Folder
folder. The black framed files are .brf files and copy them to M&B/CommonRes/ folder. Overwrite when asked.
The platoon framed files are *.txt and *.xml files and copy them to M&B/Data/ folder. Overwrite when asked.
The other files that red framed are the remaining files and copy them to M&B/ folder. Overwrite when asked.
5) Iron Launcher
To run the game you need to launch it through a special launcher, IronLauncher.exe, which is located in mod folder. But you need to activate your game after you installed Enhanced Version. If you have activated it before, your mod is installed now.
6) Aktivation (Non-Steam)
Write down your M&B CD-Key to the blanks up there. And your mod is installed now. The other steps for the Steam Users.
7) Finding CD-Key on Steam
Open your Library on Steam. When you clicked Mount & Blade you will see CD-KEY on the right side of the Steam.
Click"Copy Key to Clipboard" to copy your CD-Key.
8 ) Aktivation (For Steam Users)
You know the drill in here. It's the same with step 6.
Congratulations! But its not done yet. Remember we need to start TDL via IronLauncher.
9) Adding The Last Days to Steam
Make a shortcut to the IronLauncher.exe from Mount & Blade\Modules\TDL folder. And rename it "The Last Days of the Third Age of Middle Earth"
Open Steam and Library.
Press "ADD A GAME...
" on the down left side of your Steam. Click "Add a Non-Steam Game...
Find The Last Days of the Third Age of Middle Earth that we renamed it. If you cant find it click "Browse
" and the find it.
It's done!. Now you can play TDL from your desktop or from Steam.