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There has been a lot of confusion and inconvenience among players with mods not working in Age of Wonders 4.

The developers are aware of the issue, especially when OneDrive is involved, and are working on a solution to make things easier. In the meantime, here are 2 quick workarounds (fixes) on how to get mods working.

Related: List of all 54 Tomes in AOW4

Image shows Settings Dialog of OneDrive App
Adjust Settings of OneDrive to make Mods work in AOW4

OneDrive Method

These are the steps to get mods working with OneDrive:

  1. Go to OneDrive -> Settings.
  2. Remove the Documents folder from the Backup list.
  3. Navigate to the OneDrive/Documents folder, go to Properties -> Location tab.
  4. Change the location of the Documents folder to a local folder on the same drive.
  5. Move the files from the OneDrive folder to the new Documents folder.
  6. Optional: Unlink your PC from OneDrive and reinstall it.
  7. Unsubscribe and Resubscribe to the mods you’d like to enable.
  8. Launch the game again, make sure to add the mods to a playset and set it as your active playset, and enjoy!
Image shows unselecting documents backup in OneDrive to make mods work in AOW4
Unselect Backup of “Documents” folder in OneDrive

Copy Paste Method

Now, if you’re still having issues with mods not working while using OneDrive, you can try the alternate workaround below:

  1. Go to the OneDrive location of AoW4: <DRIVE>:\Users\<USERNAME>\OneDrive\Documents\Paradox Interactive\Age of Wonders 4
  2. Copy the content_load.json file.
  3. Go to the Roaming location of AoW4: <DRIVE>:\Users\<USERNAME>\AppData\Roaming\Paradox Interactive\Age of Wonders 4
  4. Paste the content_load.json file.

Please note that with method #2, you may have to repeat this process every time you download a new mod.

Related: List of all Units (200+) in Age of Wonders 4

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