Mount and blade has been loved by the gaming as well as modding community since years. There are plenty of great mods that the player can install and make the game sort of new again. However, people very often find difficulty in installing and using warband mods.
If you too are looking for a guide to modding warband, this article will help you through. In this guide, we have mentioned step-by-step procedure for steam as well as non steam users for windows, MAC and Linux platforms.
Where to Download the Mods from?
The very first step for modding warband is finding a good website to download the mods from. After trying multiple websites and analyzing them on various parameters, we’ve shortlisted three of the best websites. Here are they:-
If you’ve played oblivion or Skyrim for a considerable amount of time, you must be familiar with this website. It is a popular website to download mods from and is highly recommended for warband mods. The author of Skyrim nexus is the one that has made this website and so its credibility cannot be questioned. In order to download mods and other data from the website, you can use your SKyrim nexus login credentials to log into the website and download the content.
Moddb is one of the most popular websites to download mods from. It has a large collection of mods arranged in a systematic way. Browsing through mods on this website is extremely simple due to its neat user interface. The best part about this website is that you won’t require any login credentials in order to download the mods from this website.
This is a website cum forum where people both talk about the mods and upload their mods as well. The UI isn’t that great and you might face difficulty while browsing through the site. However, this website does have some great warband mods you can download from.
Where and How to Install the Mods?
In this section of the guide, we’ll be talking about the steam version of the game. For non-steam version of the game, we have another section below. Here’s the method for steam users:-
For Windows users:-
- Firstly, you’ll need to navigate to the modules folder of the game. If you’re a windows user, you can navigate to the folder by Steam/steamapps/common/Mountblade Warband/MODULES folder.
- This modules folder will consist of all the modules of the game as well as the DLCs. Check for the following folders in the modules folder:-
- Viking Conquest
- Napoleonic Wars
These are the already existing mods. You don’t need to do any alteration with these folders and let them stay as they are.
- Now, all you’ll have to do is paste the mods folder of the mod you’ve downloaded here. In case of modding warbands, anytime you download a mod, it’ll be downloaded as a full module. This makes it easier to install a mod just by copying it from the source and pasting it to the destination.
For Mac/Linux users
Mac and Linux users will also have to follow the same procedure that is mentioned above. The only difference with MAC/Linux is the source of the module folder. You’ll need to Right click on Mount and Blade Warband and then navigate to Properties/Local Files/Browse Local Files/Modules. Rest everything is same as the procedure with windows.
How to start a Mod
You’ve downloaded and installed the mod and now you’re wondering how to start playing the mod. Is it? If it is, we’ll help you out.
In order to start playing the mod after you’ve installed it, you’ll just need to launch the game, select the downloaded mod from the drop down menu and click on “play”. That’s it, you can now enjoy playing your desired mod.
For Non-Steam Users
Non-steam users too will have to follow the same procedure as followed by steam users. However, the only difference between the two is the location of modules folder on your system. If you’re a non-steam user, you can navigate to the modules folder by:-
C:/Program Files/Mount and Blade Warband/Modules
C:/Program Files/TaleWorlds/Mount and Blade Warband/Modules
Once you’ve found the folder, all you’ll have to do is paste the downloaded mod in the destination folder, launch the game, select the mod from drop down menu and start playing it.
Hope this article has clear all your doubts from finding a good website to download mods from to installing and starting the mod. Make sure you follow all the steps mentioned properly. If you do so, you won’t face any difficulty modding warband. You can download the mod from your desired website, however, we’ve mentioned a few if you don’t have any in your mind.