I like Squad Leader, but I felt that it runs quicker and flows better without the AFVs added in "Cross of Iron".
In the Stalingrad type battles you really feel it when you loose your HMGs. Although it is a great feeling when
your engineers go in for an assault with flame throwers and the enemy are wiped out to a man.
I have been tempted to buy some of the older games on e-bay, "Luftwaffe" went recently for 25 dollars.
I liked "Luftwaffe", but a real bugger if your rocket fighters were not placed close enough to the bombers flight path.
Yes, cats are a real problem, I have four!