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Tide of Iron


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  • Over a hundred miniatures, including infantry and the vehicles of WWII
  • Historic squad-based combat
  • Age: 12 +
  • Number of Players: 2 - 4
  • Playing Time: 1 - 4 hrs
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  • Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 23.2 x 11.8 inches ; 9.2 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 9.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
  • Origin: Made in USA
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: 1589943317
  • Item model number: TD01
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 12 years and up
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #172,809 in Toys & Games (See Top 100 in Toys & Games)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
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Epic WWII Squad-Level Combat  TIDE OF IRON is the definitive board game of WWII squad-level combat, for 2-4 players. With streamlined, scenario-driven gameplay and an attention to historic detail, TIDE OF IRON is sure to delight every fan of tactical, historical wargaming.  This TIDE OF IRON base game focuses on the American and German armies in Northern Europe in the years 1944 and 1945. Each game is played as a single scenario, either chosen from the included scenario guide or created by the players themselves, over a map constructed from modular, double-sided game boards and terrain overlays. The game play is fast-paced, smooth, and surprisingly deep, as players must take and hold vital objectives on the game board and decide how best to use each and every unit under their command.

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Tide of Iron -- now, the largest and deadliest conflict in history comes to your tabletop in Fantasy Flight's game of World War II squad-level tactics!

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The game is difficult to learn, but the rules are very complete.
Jose Gomez
Players have initial choices of how to distribute units among their allotted forces, and the mechanic that places four unique units on a single stand is really cool.
Cody Carlson
Tide of Iron is a super fun war game and its play mechanics are more accessible than more hardcore games in the genre.
Benjamin Jolley

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

30 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Benjamin Jolley on May 2, 2008
I've heard this product described as Tide of Plastic...and it is very true. This game comes with a huge number of litle plastic pieces. Luckily, they are all really well done. This is a fun game to play. Set up for a normal game is about 30 minutes and the games themselves last from one to two hours. If you're looking for a quick pick up and play game, this really isn't it. Strategy is a huge part of how you set up your pieces, so that is why setup is so long. As you become more familiar with each unit's strengths and weaknesses, setup time will probably be cut in half. One thing to note is that many of the basic scenarios that come with the game seem to be too one sided, with one of the armies seemingly unable to win, based on how the mission is made. I don't really have a problem with this, it seems to make the historical mission more accurate in my opinion. Tide of Iron is a super fun war game and its play mechanics are more accessible than more hardcore games in the genre. I recommend it.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By J. L. Haskins on October 6, 2009
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Excellent wargame. Detailed enough to be entertaining for the wargame buff, but simple enough to not be bogged down in unnecessary 'realism' that turns away those who are casual game players.
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Jose Gomez on May 20, 2008
I have just recived this game we played for about 6 hours. The game is difficult to learn, but the rules are very complete. After a few hours we started to get the hang of this game, i would recomend this game only to hardcore gamers, this is not a game for the family. The rules are extreamly complicated, but after u master the rules i think its a great game
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Mark T. Paul on July 27, 2010
This game is able to give a feeling for tactical board wargaming in a system that is much smoother and streamlined than many others. Expansions keep this game new and the plastic pieces are well done. This game is only three years old and it has a legion of devoted fans.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Cody Carlson VINE VOICE on December 29, 2012
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"Tide of Iron" from Fantasy Flight Games is an amazing gaming experience that is sure to please wargamers and fans of World War II themed games. Two to four players take on the roles of German or American forces in France in 1944. Players have initial choices of how to distribute units among their allotted forces, and the mechanic that places four unique units on a single stand is really cool. The hex system, game board, cards, and dice system are all a lot of fun. The only complaint I have is that some of these scenarios are a little unbalanced, usually giving one side or the other a distinct advantage. Even those scenarios are fun, however, and I've yet to play a game that I didn't walk away from with a smile on my face. This is really one of those games that afterword during the postmortem you have just as much fun reliving the game's tension and looking at what might have been. Simply a great game from start to finish!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mike W. on November 21, 2013
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I have played all kinds of strategy war games over the years, and they were always too simple or too complicated. This one has chosen a middle ground that is delightful, especially for a squad level game. I highly recommend it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Friedrich M. Helisch on May 1, 2013
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I am a playing collector of war games and find TOI an enjoyable experience. The game is a not completely developed with the rules a bit loose in places, the strategy cards mostly bland, and a curious absence of anti-tank guns (I borrow the Memoir 44 ones and give them the ability of tank guns without the protection).

What you get is a self contained and complete miniatures game that is not overly complicated and features all aspects of tactical combat: opportunity fire, assault, overrun etc.

The sequence of play is unique and works. Absent are nationality differences, though. That's ok too: you can tinker with this one and come up with your own fixes.

Ah..and there is something about these little miniatures.
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