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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3 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 22 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 14 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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Captain828 Nov 4 2009, 7:34pm says:

Sorry about the delays with the download links, but we've run into some issues with the latest CoH patch. Nothing major, but we want to sort them out before release, which should come any day now.

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mawr Nov 3 2009, 1:23pm says:

dll link

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mawr Nov 2 2009, 12:26pm says:

download link:

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ZomBo Nov 2 2009, 8:26pm replied:

thats the old version :|

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mawr Nov 3 2009, 6:58am replied:

yes it is old and also there is no mod folder

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vladek15 Nov 2 2009, 12:25pm says:

maybe they mean November 1st 2010 -.-

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mawr Nov 2 2009, 12:21pm says:

whwre can i download it from?

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XxDdgaMerxX Nov 2 2009, 3:01am says:

I Thort this was released it says it comes out November the 1st why hasn't it come out yet?

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william77stout Nov 1 2009, 11:24pm says:

Has the mod been released to moddb to verify?

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asho Nov 1 2009, 2:07pm says:

hey i know this is a wierd place to ask but im getting a new laptop for christmas and i need to know if company of heroes, the origanal with no mods on it has british online or is that in tales of valor, or opposing fronts, thanks guys

also do you need the first one to play opposing fronts like expansion packs or arnt these ones expansions

thanks a lot

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