-- Cure for 3:30 Autodefeat --
Every structure and units destroy by themself after 3.5 minutes, the game ends with a defeat error.
How to cure!
Step 1: Go to your bfme directory
(default location C:\Program Files (x86)\EA Games\The Battle for Middle-earth (tm) )
Step 2: Delete the following file LOTRBFMe.dat
Step 3: Run lotrbfme_inst.exe which can be found in next to this text file you opened.
Note: there are no notifications or what so ever to tell you if it worked.
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