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Originally written by HusserlTW @ Total War Center forum




This is EasyEsf for Napoleon Total War. You can read details here: http://www.theassimilationlab.com/forums/topic/15107-etw-easyesf-for-etw/ . Most actions of EasyEsf for ETW and for NTW are the same but there are also some differences between working with NTW version. The main differences are in adding city slots, adding new units, make an emergent playable and change the building chains in towns (e.g. make an industrial town commercial). I have include these differences in info tips and in tutorials. Also a couple of modifications have been excluded from NTW version since they cannot be done (e.g. turns/year).

Available Modifications for NTW:


1. Date
2. -
3. Mod Folder
4. -

5. Chang unit size
6. Line of Sight addition

Faction Modifications:

1. Playable/not
2. Major/Minor
3. Treasury
4. Religion
5. Government
6. AI
7. Capitals (current, historical)
8. Colors. A color converter utility is included (Hexadecimal to RGB and vice versa).
9. Victory Conditions

10. Tech Tree.
11. Characters.
12. Family Tree.
13. Emergent to playable

14. Armies and Navies
15. Diplomacy Manager

Region Modifications:

1. Subculture
2. Income
3. Religion
4. Unit resources
5. Change building types
6. Add building on empty slot
7. -

1. Add new slots in cities.
2. Change building chain and building type in towns.

(accessed only in menu bar)

Make Hybrid Startpos

(accessed only in menu bar)

Now lets... mod and roll!


Go here:
http://www.theassimilationlab.com/forums/topic/15107-etw-easyesf-for-etw/ in installation section, install
EasyEsfSuite for ETW
and then update 1.1.

Please note that all pictures can also be found in the download area.  Also, I can only give support for the most common issue e.g CTD, installation, but if I cannot answer your question then I suggest that you post it here.

Edited by Leonardo
Broken links fixed!

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Mr. Leonardo, please ask HusslerTW to reupload his glorious EasyESF for NTW, plz, his file on mediafire has been corrupted.

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In case you didn't know, but HusserlTW has retired from modding and I only mirrored his modding work here e.g mods, tools, tutorials etc.


Second, nothing is broken, because you need to download the Setup EasyEsf suite (could be mixed up with EasyEsf for ETW) archive and follow the instructions here (I know it is for EasyEsf for ETW, but it should work).



Download and extract Setup_EasyEsfSuite for ETW.7z, execute Setup_EasyEsfSuite for ETW.exe and follow the instructions of the setup wizard. After installation of the main application you will be asked if you want to install jRuby scripting language. If you have not jRuby installed (or you are not sure), you have to let the wizard to install it.

Download Link 1: http://www.theassimilationlab.com/forums/files/file/832-easyesf-for-etw/

Download Link 2: http://www.mediafire.com/?7dmdnb8t7ndcbd0

Update 1:

After installing EasyEasf Suite above proceed to install update 1.1. Download ee_etw_11_ntw_10.7z, unzip it, run ee_etw_11_ntw_10.exe and follow the instructions. You have to have
EasyEasf Suite even if you want to install only EasyEsf for Napoleon from update 1.1.

Download Link 1: http://www.theassimilationlab.com/forums/files/file/832-easyesf-for-etw/

Download Link 2: http://www.mediafire.com/?ttf3ieu7xxhs7cp


I just tried to download the archive on mediafire and it seems fine to me, but I need to be honest I haven't tried to install Easy Esf for NTW before.



I know it seems a bit confusing, so I probably need to re-arrange a little just to make it easier for anyone (including myself :P ).  But keep in mind that I only copy the OP of each mod, tool directly and only change it due to different forum software.

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Yes, downloading process is fine but when I extracted the archive, Winrar said that the file was corrupted. I have tried on my PC and my brother laptop, both times failed.

Edited by jager

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LOL, I have explored that windows defender tried to block the file. Sorry for my fool. Thanks for your help.

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an you help with this EasyEsf for NTW error?

Error: bad argument #1 to 'pairs' (table expected, got nil)

Stack Traceback:

1:[Characters-> On Show] Line: 1 2in main chunk
2: [[string "line]] Line: 427 in function 'Show'
3:[Project-> On Menu] Line: 109 in main chunk


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Hi Leonardo ,

Thanks for your reply

I re install EasyEsf and 1.1 and Esay Esf for NTW patch as well but this time I allowed Jruby 163 to be install (I got Ruby 9.0.0) And this time I could get access to Moding ESF file but I still can't save nothing however the message display success.

Could you post Jruby 168 ?

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The OP has everything you need to know, including Jruby, about how to install EasyEsf for NTW. :)

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Broken links fixed in the OP.  Sorry about that.

@Xenophon06In order to install EasyEsf for NTW properly you need to follow the instructions to the letter and that's like this.

1.  Install EasyEsfSuite for ETW and I think that also includes installation of Jruby

2.  Install the update 1.1 (ee_etw_11_ntw_10.exe after the EasyEsf for ETW installation is completed)

Note, I may have forgot a thing or two, because I don't remember when I installed EasyEsf for NTW the last time.  Probably a couple years ago.

Edited by Leonardo

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Hi Gentlemen,

I followed the procedure for installation and got no more error 's message  but after modify  ESF there is no new ESF saved anywhere.

 Minas Moth said JRuby 1.6.8 Windows Executable (x64)   can work better but this version isn't available anymore.

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