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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6 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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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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LethalDosage May 27 2013, 4:29am says:

I'm not sure. We've been away from developing the mod for a short time, and we're not yet up to speed on what's needed to convert the game over, nor what is needed to get the mods to keep working.

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Veritas May 27 2013, 8:43am replied:

=/ it would be such a shame to let this awesome mod wither away because of a patch.. =(

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LethalDosage Creator
LethalDosage May 29 2013, 4:28am replied:

To be honest, it's been quite a while since we've worked on it. A combination of Real Life demands, anda nasty bug somewhere that causes DirectX CTD crashes that we haven't been able to track down or fix. It's hard to develop a mod when it crashes most test matches.

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LCH98 Dec 19 2013, 11:20am replied:

Hey would it be possible to add a "no popcap" mode into this mod?

It's pretty much the only negative thing i have found so far.

(on a side note, why can flamethrowers not destroy hedgerows? I have tried, it works in most other mods (bc realism))

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nevermoon Jan 12 2014, 9:24am replied:

about your "no pop cap" I suggest you to use a trainer :)

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LCH98 Jan 12 2014, 3:14pm replied:

Sorry sir, i do not fully understand the meaning of the word 'trainer' in that sentance, unless you suggest bringing in Ash Ketchum.

Thank you for your reply anyhow.

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Veritas May 26 2013, 9:10am says:

Does it work with the new steam release?

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DukeOfJudea Jun 15 2013, 7:16am replied:

Yes i tried it :)

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WehrmachtCommandant May 14 2013, 11:50am says:

Looks Epic Good Job :)

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