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Close Combat - Cross of Iron

The Return of Classic Close Combat. Based on the Atomic Games award winning Close Combat series of games. Close Combat: Cross of Iron, brings back the award-winning classic in new epic battles of the Eastern Front of World War II.

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Strategy 3 Tactics
Jun 20, 2011
World War II
Eastern Europe
Real-Time Pausable
PDF E-Book
Individual (People, Planes, Tanks, etc.)

Close Combat is a pausable real-time wargame series, heavily focused on historical accuracy and realistic soldier psychological profiles. Team management is crucial as every man in your teams matter. Close Combat: Cross of Iron brings back the epic battles of the Eastern Front of World War II.

In Close Combat: Cross of Iron you start off as a junior officer leading your men into battle in real time, focusing on the Eastern Front of World War II. Earn promotions as you deal with an unforgiving enemy. Fight and survive through the frozen winter, hot dusty summer and muddy autumn.

The game features a huge amount of Battles, Operations, and Campaigns, inlcudingis an entire Campaign called Fuger's Ostliche Wut, or Fuger's Eastern Fury, based on actions between 1943 and 1944 and playable as either German or Russian, Each Battle and Operation has been carefully made with in-depth briefings related to actual events and will give you hints about the battle and what you may expect.

The Teams, Units, Weapons, and Data have been accurately recreated to match historical realism. 


© 2019 Slitherine Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Close Combat: Cross of Iron, Slitherine Ltd., and their Logos are all trademarks of Slitherine Ltd. All other marks and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Developed by Matrix Games Ltd.

Color box and disk with PDF manual
This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed DVD (with your order details printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.

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