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*[http://wiki.totalwar.com/w/Content_Creators#Creating_Mods_for_Total_War_-_Where_to_Start Where to Start Guide] - at totalwar.com  
 
*[http://wiki.totalwar.com/w/Content_Creators#Creating_Mods_for_Total_War_-_Where_to_Start Where to Start Guide] - at totalwar.com  
  
===Total War: Three Kingdoms Modding===
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===Three Kingdoms Modding===
 
See:
 
See:
 
* '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2278-Total-War-Three-Kingdoms-Mod-Workshop Three Kingdoms Modding Workshop]''' - on TWC, and the '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2284-Tools-Tutorials-and-Resources Tools, Tutorials and Resources section]'''
 
* '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2278-Total-War-Three-Kingdoms-Mod-Workshop Three Kingdoms Modding Workshop]''' - on TWC, and the '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2284-Tools-Tutorials-and-Resources Tools, Tutorials and Resources section]'''
 
   
 
   
  
===Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia Modding===
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===Thrones of Britannia Modding===
 
See:
 
See:
 
* '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?1514-Thrones-of-Britannia-Modding-Workshop Thrones of Britannia Modding Workshop]''' - on TWC, and the '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?1534-Tools-Tutorials-and-Resources Tools, Tutorials and Resources section]'''
 
* '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?1514-Thrones-of-Britannia-Modding-Workshop Thrones of Britannia Modding Workshop]''' - on TWC, and the '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?1534-Tools-Tutorials-and-Resources Tools, Tutorials and Resources section]'''
  
===Total War: Warhammer I & II Modding===
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===Warhammer I & II Modding===
 
Warhammer benefits from an Assembly Kit released by CA, view the quick start guide for Terry [https://www.totalwar.com/blog/total-war-warhammer-assembly-kit-terry-quick-start-guide/ here].  Please note that due to the Games Workshop licensing Warhammer has a more restrictive EULA for modding than the other titles.
 
Warhammer benefits from an Assembly Kit released by CA, view the quick start guide for Terry [https://www.totalwar.com/blog/total-war-warhammer-assembly-kit-terry-quick-start-guide/ here].  Please note that due to the Games Workshop licensing Warhammer has a more restrictive EULA for modding than the other titles.
  
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* '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2197-Total-War-WARHAMMER-Mod-Workshop Warhammer Mod Workshop]''' - on TWC, and the '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2202-Tools-Tutorials-and-Resources Tools, Tutorials and Resources section]'''
 
* '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2197-Total-War-WARHAMMER-Mod-Workshop Warhammer Mod Workshop]''' - on TWC, and the '''[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2202-Tools-Tutorials-and-Resources Tools, Tutorials and Resources section]'''
  
===Modding Attila===
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===Attila Modding===
 
====Main Links====
 
====Main Links====
 
* '''<big>[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2107-Total-War-Attila-Mod-Workshop Attila Mod Workshop on TWC]</big>'''
 
* '''<big>[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?2107-Total-War-Attila-Mod-Workshop Attila Mod Workshop on TWC]</big>'''
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*[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?682760-SaveParser-Editor-for-Total-War-savegames-(Attila) SaveParser for Attila]
 
*[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?682760-SaveParser-Editor-for-Total-War-savegames-(Attila) SaveParser for Attila]
  
===Modding Rome II===
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===Rome II Modding===
  
 
====Main Links====
 
====Main Links====
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===Modding Shogun 2===
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===Shogun 2 Modding===
 
====Main Links====
 
====Main Links====
 
*''' <big>[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?1552-Total-War-Shogun-2-Mod-Workshop Shogun 2 Mod Workshop on TWC]</big>'''
 
*''' <big>[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?1552-Total-War-Shogun-2-Mod-Workshop Shogun 2 Mod Workshop on TWC]</big>'''

Revision as of 06:05, 9 May 2020

Welcome to Modding on the TWC Wiki

Modding portal pic.png
All the Total War Series games are modifiable to an extent, but the ease, scope and manner of possible modifications varies between the games. The popularity of the modifications has contributed to the Total War games' ongoing success.

This page is not the place to find modifications, please refer to each individual game portal or Category:Mods for that, here you will find links to advice on how to make your own modifications.

  • On TWC each game has its own Modding Workshop section and sections where mods can be posted and discussed, additionally;
  • TWC Downloads provides a categorised hosting facility for mods and tools, files up to 100mb can be hosted directly on TWC, larger files hosted off-site can be linked to from the download pages.
  • TWC's Mod Register is available to provide basic information about a mod together with useful links and a permission statement.
  • Modders can apply for Hosted Forums by contacting lolIsuck.

Warscape Engine Modding Overview

TW Engine 3 with the graphic engine "Warscape" has been used for Total War titles from Empire: Total War to Total War: Three Kingdoms, there are similar tools and principles used in modding these games. Some, but not all, of the games benefit from Assembly Kit tools released by CA.

Three Kingdoms Modding

See:


Thrones of Britannia Modding

See:

Warhammer I & II Modding

Warhammer benefits from an Assembly Kit released by CA, view the quick start guide for Terry here. Please note that due to the Games Workshop licensing Warhammer has a more restrictive EULA for modding than the other titles.

Find further information:

Attila Modding

Main Links

Tutorials and Resources

Essential Tools

Rome II Modding

Main Links

Useful Links

Tutorials and Resources

Tools


Shogun 2 Modding

Main Links

Tutorials and Resources

Tools

Modding NTW

Main Links

Useful Tutorials

Basic Tutorials

General Tutorials


Useful Resources


Essential Tools

Modding ETW

Main Links

Useful Tutorials

Basic Tutorials

Startpos Modification Tutorials

General Tutorials

TW Engine 2 Overview

TW Engine 2 was used for Rome: Total War and Medieval II: Total War, there are similar tools and principles used in modding these games - the methods for changing the campaign map are almost identical and many text files such as export_descr_buildings.txt and export_descr_units.txt which control unit recruitment are also almost identical

Modding Medieval II: Total War

Overview

The campaign map for M2TW can be modified by altering .tga image files and text files. Unit recruitment, character traits, diplomacy and many other aspects can be modified by changing text files. Battlemap unit models and settlement structures can be edited via Milkshape and user created tools.

Main Links


Recent/Important Modding Information


Essential Tools

Modding Rome: Total War

Overview

The campaign map for RTW can be modified by altering .tga image files and text files. Unit recruitment, character traits, diplomacy and many other aspects can be modified by changing text files. Battlemap unit models and settlement structures require 3dsMax to edit.

Main Links


Recent/Important Modding Information


Essential Tools

TW Engine 1 Overview

TW Engine 1 was used for Shogun: Total War and Medieval: Total War.



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