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The Lord of the Rings The Battle for Middle-Earth: Return of Shadow.
Return of Shadow takes BFME to new heights with 17 factions being released gradually that cover the many armies and cultures of Middle-Earth.
So far there are 6 factions Lorien, Dunland, Rohan, Gondor, Mordor and Isengard with the rest to follow over time.

Return of Shadow allows you the unique opportunity to fight with many of the armies of Middle-Earth in strategically enhanced combat fighting on a scale not seen before in BFME.

The inclusion of many, many new maps brings you to places in Middle-Earth not just the famous locations but the secluded ones as well.

The fate of Middle-Earth is in your hands

Beta 0.2 News - Bigger Battles and Balance changes


Beta 0.2 News - Bigger Battles and Balance changes

Return of Shadow Beta 0.2 has been big plans in store and it's not just Rivendell and Dunland 2.0. Bigger battles and balance changes ahead.

Jan 26, 2014 News
Beta 0.16 and some announcements


Beta 0.16 and some announcements

Patch 0.155 has been problematic to say the least I've been working hard on solutions and will release a new patch 0.16 to resolve them. But to make up for the trouble I've got some information.

Jan 18, 2014 News
Beta 0.155 and Dunland 2.0 Part 1 Coming Soon


Beta 0.155 and Dunland 2.0 Part 1 Coming Soon

Patch 0.155 is coming soon. A patch that focuses on balancing and bug fixing Dunland and the other factions as well as adding some new game modes.

Jan 10, 2014 News
Return of Shadow Beta 0.15 Out Now


Return of Shadow Beta 0.15 Out Now

I'm proud to announce that Beta 0.15 is out. This Beta adds the 6th faction Dunland as well as host of other changes. This is the first time a Dunland faction has ever been released for a BFME mod and...

Jan 5, 2014 News
Return of Shadow


Return of Shadow

After more than 7 years I am finally dropping the Lone Wolf title for this mod and changing it officially to Return of Shadow.

Dec 30, 2013 News
Comments  (0 - 10 of 1,215)
Z1springer Apr 11 2015, 8:15pm said:

Is this mod dead?

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super71 Nov 2 2014, 1:58am said:

I would love to play this mod but can't makes me very sad. Let me play it please.

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dalga1 Oct 24 2014, 5:27pm said:

Hi, I want permission to play that mod, thanks.

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nnnooosssooo Apr 22 2014, 12:10am said:

Hey, you probably don't remember me but I used to play this mod back in 2012 before I accidently broke my game... Anyhow with my new computer the game is working fine again, however I'm unable to launch the mod and instead I'm getting an error:
Unknown field 'exitdelay' in block 'object'
Error parsing field 'ExitDelay' in block 'Object' in file

It appears I'm running an old version of the mod (possibly the last version I had before my game broke), I haven't exactly been using Desura for a long time and I'm currently twiddling my thumbs trying to figure out how to update it...
'Data\ini\object\watchowers.ini', line 295
(repeated twice)
because of the severity of this error the game will now exit.

Anyone know the cause of this?

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nnnooosssooo Apr 22 2014, 12:17am replied:

Please note the amount of retard in the above comment, It's rather late and I sorta put that edit in the middle of the error message, please forgive me. >.<

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Joshi460 Apr 2 2014, 3:04pm said:

How do I apply the patches?

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LOTR_Huxley Jan 26 2014, 2:00pm said:

will you need other betas for 0.2 also when is the estimated day of release?

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Radspakr Jan 26 2014, 7:38pm replied:

February is the most I can say for now on the release.

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Radspakr Jan 25 2014, 2:21am said:

Updated the Change list with some general information on Beta 0.2 balance changes.

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Radspakr Jan 24 2014, 1:04am replied:

Tauriel will be a summon hero for Mirkwood.

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