There are three types of multiplayer maps in EB:

  1. vanilla maps (from Rome: Total War)
  2. EB maps (designated with the prefix ‘EB’)
  3. custom maps (added by players)

For EB Online purposes, I highly recommend using EB maps. I know of only one custom map pack (prepared by LazyO).

Balanced Maps*

  • Caledonian Lowlands (sparse vegetation)
  • Irish East Coast
  • Irish Marshlands
  • Belgica (moderate vegetation)
  • Samos
  • Pripyat Marshes
  • Malat (rock formation)
  • Danube Delta
  • Chaldean Coast
  • Amu Darya
  • Celtiberia
  • Wusun Silk Road
  • Chaucii Woodland (rock formation; sparse vegetation)
  • Lake Vanern
  • Tyrrhenum Mare Insula
  • Frisia
  • Ionia (realistic map w/features)
  • Qattara
  • Lower Indus (sparse vegetation)
  • Nile Delta Fringes
  • Thissakata Forest
  • Atlantic Mauretania (spare vegetation)
  • Cairncalladrydan
  • Gebel Barkal (buildings)
  • Ustyurt Plateau
  • Pyramids (buildings)
  • Qataban Coast
  • Ammonion (sparse vegetation)

*List originally by Arjos (all vanilla and 2 EB maps removed)