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Mount & Blade: Warband saddling up Napoleonic Wars DLC

The Mount & Blade gang at Taleworlds are elevating another mod, this time turning Mount & Musket: Battalion into the paid expansion 'Napoleonic Wars' for M&B Warband. The multiplayer-only DLC packs over 220 unique units.

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The Mount & Blade gang at Taleworlds are elevating another mod, this time turning fan-made mod Mount & Musket: Battalion into the paid expansion 'Napoleonic Wars' for M&B Warband. The multiplayer-only DLC drags the warfare sim into the real world during Napoleon's conquest of Europe, with over 220 unique units including engineers, artillery and musicians.

"We re-made it completely from scratch: bigger, better and more," developer Flying Squirrel Entertainment explained in a forum post. As well as shiny new graphics, Napoleonic Wars boasts bags of extra features over the original mod, and has been given a rebalancing.

Arriving this spring, Napoleonic Wars offers five nations from the early 19th century. Warfare's a bit jazzed up since Warband's medieval setting, with guns, artillery including cannons and rockets, and engineers able to construct barricades and plant explosives to destroy enemy structures. There's also a new 'Commander Battles' mode, putting you in charge of squads of bots.

2011's standalone release Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword was also based upon a mod.

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    March 30, 2012 6:45 AM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Mount & Blade: Warband saddling up Napoleonic Wars DLC.

    The Mount & Blade gang at Taleworlds are elevating another mod, this time turning Mount & Musket: Battalion into the paid expansion 'Napoleonic Wars' for M&B Warband. The multiplayer-only DLC packs over 220 unique units.

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      March 30, 2012 7:05 AM

      So they stopped caring about With Fire and Sword?

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        March 30, 2012 10:01 AM

        Not surprised, F&S was much worse than the free Mount & Musket mod.

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      March 30, 2012 7:08 AM

      HOT CHOCOLATE MOTHERFUCKING YAY YAYEE!

      http://dl.dropbox.com/u/35117693/Yay%20Yayee.mp3

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      March 30, 2012 7:09 AM

      That headline pun has pierced my heart like a well-aimed lance. I am now coughing out my last on a foggy hillock, all blood and splinters.

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      March 30, 2012 10:29 AM

      Its incredible what a long way this game has gone, I remember playing it 5 or 6 years ago (not sure any more) and it looking half-good. Now its a full game that even has DLC birthlings.

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      April 1, 2012 6:01 AM

      It is obviously an April fools joke.