Outstanding articles that are not necessarily linked to one particular game, but may have broad appeal to gamers.
Ruminations about the various WWII grand strategic games that have been published over the years. An Enrico Viglino video...
Fantastic in-depth story and brilliant graphics covering the battle of Omdurman 1898. The Obscure Battles blog created by Jeff Berry, is well known to Grognards. Each article that Jeff produces is a history lesson with visuals that bring the battle to life. Please support Jeff in his work by visiting his site and leaving a comment!
Those old board games collecting dust on the top of your closet could be key to keeping your mind active and healthy. Board games entertain and bring people together through competitive and cooperative game play. Tell your friends...
Thanks to Paul Comben for sharing this interesting and detailed look about how game designs, sometimes more than actual game opponents, may have more to do with the game's eventual outcome... or maybe not. In any event, it's a thought provoking read.
Decision Games Errata
A treasure trove (i.e. "backlog") of old Decision Games errata has been entrusted to me for publication. Please check
back often over the next few weeks for new items on your favorite Decision Games titles.
New Search Features
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2013 Charles S. Roberts Awards
Grognard.com presents the list of
potential nominees for the 2013 Charles S. Roberts Awards, posted here for public comments, corrections, etc.
In addition to our links to great content all around the internet, expect to see more Grognard.com "originals" in the future.
This is an awesome game published by Against the Odds, but trying to determine the effects on units due to a combination of Supply, Command and Disruption status by flipping back and forth through the rulebook just got to be too tedious. Mark D. has created a player aid that makes it a snap...
Although it''s a really enjoyable game, I found myself flipping back and forth through the rule book quite a bit to find the rules I was looking for, so I created a summary sheet covering all the basics: Drawing New Cards, Playing Cards, Movement, Pack Movement, Endurance Checks and Fatigue Checks. It''s nothing fancy, but I find that it speeds up play considerably, allowing me to concentrate on the tactics of the race.
Video with a few quick strategy tips for new players of "Tarleton's Quarter", a game designed by Mike Joselyn and published by Against the Odds.
Great background piece (with "modern interpretations"), by Paul Comben, for those looking for some of the history behind the cardboard pieces in Waterloo 200.
Have a look at the graphics for the latest Challenge and see past solutions and contest winners.