Cross of Iron is a Company of Heroes (CoH) mod that’s main aim is to balance the four factions in the game and their respective doctrines.

Its secondary aim is that of historical accuracy, but without making severe compromises in gameplay.
One of the main features of this mod is that it intends to do the above without making major gameplay changes to the original CoH experience, so no one-hit-kill AT shots or huge-range Howitzers.

A very important feature of Cross of Iron is tailoring the units, abilities and upgrades to be more specific for each Army Doctrine, balancing cons with pros, while also adding some new build options.

As examples, the fearsome Knight’s Cross Holders are now available only to the Wehrmacht Terror Doctrine in order to give them a better late-game infantry unit and more incentive to play with, while the Panther needs an extra 'phase' in order to unlock it and the US receive an AT Bazooka Squad to better counter Axis armour.

Another important feature would be the usage of High-Quality community skins that better differentiate one 'army' from the other as well as make the game more immersive, with different camos and accessories. These HQ skins carry on to the SP Campaigns as well.

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5 comments by LethalDosage on Jul 1st, 2014

G'day guys.

LethalDosage, the lead developer of Cross of Iron here.

There's been a long silence from us Devs around these parts. In that silence many of you have wondered if the mod's dead, and i think it's about time i made it official.

Cross of Iron is dead.

Sadly work stopped about two years ago due to unresolvable crashes, frustratingly poor AI (and lacking the talent to rewrite script and improve it), CoH's transfer to Steam, and the lack of free time stemming from real life distractions.

Everyone here on the CoI dev team has moved onto other projects, and i've been forced to not only move away from CoH 1 modding, but cut back on gaming in general.

I myself in particular have poured years of constant work into this mod, from it's humble beginnings as a balance and bug-fix mod, to what it currently is. It has truly been a pleasure developing this mod and bringing it to all the CoH players who've tried it and loved it, and i thank you all for sticking with my mod and following it to this quiet end.

Thank you all, and good night.

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Cross of Iron 1.20 Full Setup

Cross of Iron 1.20 Full Setup

May 8, 2011 Full Version 23 comments

The full setup for Cross of Iron 1.20. Enjoy and don't forget to send us your feedback.

Cross of Iron 1.10.1 Hotfix

Cross of Iron 1.10.1 Hotfix

Aug 23, 2010 Patch 3 comments

A hotfix for the CoI 1.10 release. You will need Cross of Iron 1.10 installed.

Cross of Iron 1.10 Full Setup

Cross of Iron 1.10 Full Setup

Aug 17, 2010 Full Version 14 comments

The full setup for Cross of Iron 1.10. Enjoy and don't forget to send us your feedback.

Cross of Iron 1.00 Full Setup

Cross of Iron 1.00 Full Setup

Nov 6, 2009 Full Version 15 comments

The initial Cross of Iron 1.00 full release. Enjoy!

Cross of Iron Teaser Trailer

Cross of Iron Teaser Trailer

Oct 15, 2009 Trailers 2 comments

Cross of Iron Teaser Trailer in full HD glory. Bitrate: 8mbps; Resolution: 1280x720p H264 (1.31 Aspect Ratio); Audio: 192kbps AAC+v2

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Berserk44
Berserk44 May 20 2014, 4:56am says:

steam version crash when i try to load a saved game

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userz
userz Mar 24 2014, 5:39pm says:

so my game crash when i try to load a saved game AND it crashes on British Camp level 4 I think. the mission you try to defend the hill 122 the after you take the airfield. any fix for that :( I really like the mod.

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LethalDosage Creator
LethalDosage Jul 1 2014, 5:46am replied:

This mod doesn't officially support the Steam version. Save games and the campaign also aren't supported.

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Elizabeth_Lestrad
Elizabeth_Lestrad Mar 18 2014, 12:43pm says:

Haven't played skirmish yet. I've only been playing the campaigns but I have been enjoying it so far. One thing I am curious about is that all the ability trees are fine but the tiger ace tree is screwed up. I say its weird mostly because every mod I've played that's compatible with the campaigns seems to have this issue.

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EasyCompanyofFrance
EasyCompanyofFrance Feb 27 2014, 4:27am says:

Hi all i have a question .
this mod is compatible of windows 8 and 8.1 ?? thx you

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LethalDosage Creator
LethalDosage Jul 1 2014, 5:47am replied:

It hasn't been tested with that version of Windows. If CoH v2.6 works with Windows 8, i'd guess this mod should also work too.

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C&CFans
C&CFans Feb 21 2014, 9:34am says:

when i play sometiime it said Cannot create dump file error 0
any tip?

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Camerous
Camerous Feb 4 2014, 2:04pm says:

anybody else getting runtime errors trying to install this on the steam version...

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SgtMcMaster
SgtMcMaster Jan 19 2014, 9:20pm says:

Wow! Awesome Mod guys! I just finished a game and it was amazing! No lag witch is awesome!

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Ravenhirio
Ravenhirio Dec 15 2013, 11:28am says:

I have a suggestion for the COI Team if they can add Stug III, or maybe replace the Stug IV as a reward unit, i really liked that tank. Thanks in advance ^_^.

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