TIDE OF IRON is a board game of squad-level World War Two tactical combat introduced by Fantasy Flight Games in 2006 and licensed to 1A Games in 2013. It features historical authenticity and superb production values, including:
-Action-based gameplay with opportunity fire, close assault, combined fire, and more.
-Modular, double-sided map boards for nearly limitless combinations that promote re-playability.
-Hundreds of detailed, historically accurate plastic figures.
-Customizable squads for flexible tactics.
-Historical scenarios that determine the forces for each side, the map board layout, victory conditions, and other details.
The starting point into the series is the base game TIDE OF IRON that includes American and German forces that fought from D-Day across northwest Europe in 1944-1945. Expansions add plastic pieces representing soldiers, vehicles, and weapons of other nations, new map boards, special rules, plus new scenarios, strategy cards, markers, and tokens.