Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

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About this mod

Provides free camera mode.
Control one of your troops after you are killed in battle.
Allows your formation to attack a specific enemy formation.
Click troop card to select formations.

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RTS Camera
(Old name: EnhancedMission, Enhanced Mission RTS Camera)
A mod for Mount&Blade II Bannerlord that provides free camera and more features in battle.

Save Compability
This mod does not read or write stuffs to your game save. Installing or removing this mod has no impact on your game save.

  • Free camera mode switchable at any time.
  • Clickable troop cards.
  • Command your troops to attack any enemy formation.
  • Select your formation by middle clicking on units in formation.
  • Control one of your soldiers and continue fighting/commanding after player character is killed in battle.
  • Watch any unit and optionally take control of any unit in player team.
  • Change time speed in battle, or pause the battle.

How to Use
  • You can press F10 to switch to free camera and press again to switch back. Player character will be controlled by AI when switched to free camera.
    • You can press L and check `Use Free Camera By Default` to automatically switch to free camera when entering a battle.
  •                        "Attack a specific formation" is Added!
  • You can click middle mouse button on the enemy formation, and your formation will charge to the targeted enemy formation, instead of charging to all enemies when you press `F1` `F3`. Only works with melee weapon.

    • The target enemy formation that your selected troops are charging to will be highlighted with red outline when you open command panel.
    • AI formation will also have the ability to charge to a specific formation. Your formation targeted by the enemy formation will be highlighted with dark blue outline when you open command panel.
    • I didn't find a way to restrict range weapon's target to specific formation, so remember to let your infantry hold fire if they have javelins.
    • You can press L and uncheck Enable Attack Specific Formation to disable this feature.
  • You can select your formations by clicking on troop cards. You can press Alt to show the mouse and drag right mouse button to rotate the camera when mouse is shown.
  • You can select your formations by clicking middle mouse button on them. Selected troops will be highlighted with green outline.
    • You can press L and uncheck Click to Select Formation to disable this feature.
  • Fix the bug in the base game that movement order may change width of circular arrangement.
    • You can press L and uncheck Fix Circular Arrangement to disable this feature.
  • After your character dies, you can press F to control one of your soldiers and continue fighting. Soldiers in the same formation as player character will be considered first when deciding which soldier to control.
    • You can immediately control one of your soldiers to avoid all your formations been delegated to AI when your character dies. Press L and check Control Ally After Death option to enable this feature. It's always enabled in free camera mode to ensure a smooth gaming experience.
  • When the camera is following a character, you can press `F` to control the character. You can make the camera follow a character in the following ways:
    • You can make the camera follow any hero by pressing L to open the menu and selecting a hero in Watch Another Hero drop-down list.
    • You can make the camera follow any character by pressing ; and clicking a character, then pressing F.
    • You can press left/right mouse button to change the character that the camera is following.
  • If your character is injured in campaign map and you encounter an enemy party, you can still choose "Watch the battle" option to begin the battle. In this battle you can command your troops in free camera but cannot directly fighting. Thanks to Fawkes1243 for providing this idea!
  • Pause game ([) or adjust time speed (').
  • You can rebind hotkeys by pressing L and click Config Key.
  • Toggle HUD by pressing ]. If you rebind the key and forget the key set for toggling HUD, you can always use HOME key to enable HUD.
  • Configuration saving.

How to install
  • Remove any old installation of this mod. You can go to Modules folder of bannerlord installation folder (For example C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Mount & Blade II Bannerlord\Moudles\) and remove folders like RTSCamera or EnhancedMission.
  • Copy RTSCamera folder you downloaded into Bannerlord Modules folder.
  • Or use Vortex to install it automatically.

  • Press L(letter) to open menu of this mod when in a scene. You can adjust all the options of this mod in it.
    • You can close the menu by pressing esc, left clicking outside the menu or right clicking.
  • When in free camera:
    • Use W, A, S, D, Space, Z and mouse middle button to move the camera.
    • Use shift to speed up camera movement.
    • Move your mouse to rotate the camera, or when order panel is opened, drag right mouse button to rotate the camera.
    • Left click on the ground and drag to change the position, direction and width of the formation you selected.
      • Hold ctrl when dragging to arrange multiple formations vertically.
    • Hold ctrl and scroll mouse to adjust camera movement speed.
    • Hold ctrl and click middle mouse button to reset camera movement speed.
    • Hold ctrl and drag middle mouse button vertically to adjust camera height.
  • The configuration is saved in directory (user directory)\Documents\Mount and Blade II Bannerlord\Configs\RTSCamera\. The main config is saved in file RTSCameraConfig.xml. The hot key config is saved in file GameKeyConfig.xml. You can modify them manually, but if you edit them incorrectly or remove them, the configuration will be reset to default.

  • If the game crashed after starting:
    • If you upgraded this mod from version lower than e3.2.0, pleas remove the old mod folder "EnhancedMission" to prevent crash.
    • I would appreciate it if you send dump file to me to help me to solve the crash by followinig steps below:
      • Click Yes when the game crashes and ask whether to collect information.
      • Before sending files to TaleWorlds, go to C:\ProgramData\Mount and Blade II Bannerlord\crashes(Not the game installation path) and find the folder related to the crash by timestamp.
      • Then send dump.dmp file in the folder to me. See below for my email address.
  • If you forget the hotkey set for opening menu:
    • you can remove the config file so that config will be reset to default.

Optional Files

More Mods From Me
  • Enhanced Battle Test: Provides more powerful custom battle. It allows you to choose almost all singleplayer troops and multiplayer troops.

Source Code
Source code should be available within `source` folder in release of this mod if you download it manually. Or you can get it at

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