Gaming Conventions

Gaming Conventions

Another new feature for Grognard.com, the Gaming Convention calendar will make it a snap to keep up with all the latest gaming conventions in your area. But we need your gaming convention information, so please contribute.



Gaming Clubs/Organizations

Gaming Clubs and Organizations

Please check out our new (and growing) database of gaming clubs and organizations world-wide. Please let us know of your gaming club, or any other clubs that you know about so we can make this a truly useful resource.



Spotlight Articles

Outstanding articles that are not necessarily linked to one particular game, but may have broad appeal to gamers.

Best Birthday Cake Ever!

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This is the best birthday cake ever! Can you guess the game depicted on the cake? Thanks to Paul Brown for sharing these pictures...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 10/21/2018


Caesar and I

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"…a man like a hero of old." Prufrock waxes eloquent on his similarities with a key historical figure! To include finding that his "…shared devotion to doing one's civic duty is undeniable."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 10/1/2018


Wargaming for Beginners: How to make the most out of a daunting hobby

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"It’s the reviewer’s job to play terrible games so you don’t have to…". Daniel Hunter-Uhryn muses on ways to make it easier to bring newbies into computer wargaming. So check out some common sense, but very valid tips on bringing friends into our universe. For example, "Wargames are one of the last bastions of this venerable tradition…"

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 9/24/2018


A Taxonomy of Battle Reports

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"…this is written with tongue in cheek…". Prufrock offers some classifications of battle reports that he (and we) have seen over the years. What's your favorite?

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 9/17/2018


More Spotlight articles...


Grognard News

Gaming Conventions

New Gaming Conventions calendar. You can see all upcoming gaming conventions worldwide.

If you are sponsoring a board gaming convention of some type, or know of one that is not listed on Grognard.com, then please contact us and let us know!

Gaming Clubs/Organziations

New Gaming Clubs/Organizations listing. You can search for existing gaming clubs worldwide.

If you belong to a gaming club, or know of one, please drop us a line and let us know so we can get it listed on Grognard.com!

New Search Features

Now you can search for specific games (or games by publisher) using the new Game Search feature, located at the top right corner of the this page. In addition you can now harness the power of Google to search the entire Grognard.com site for any specific information you'd like. Just enter a search word or phrase into the Google box labeled "Search All of Grognard.com" and click magnifying glass button. Search features will continue to be improved and enhanced going forward so check back often to see the latest stuff.

Grognard Originals

In addition to our links to great content all around the internet, expect to see more Grognard.com "originals" in the future.

Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War - Now on BGG!

Got the BGG listing for Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War approved and published! Playtesting is proceeding. Still working on better counters...

Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War - First draft of rules completed

Grognard Enterprises (Grognard.com) first game will be Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War which covers Operation Iraqi Freedom from June of 2003 through the end of 2012 the latest (the game can end earlier). Designed and created by Mark D'Agosta.

10/15/2018 - First draft of the rules is completed. All charts and tables are complete. Map is 75% done. Working on the counters...

Interested in a TUSCW tournament on Vassal?

Anyone interested in a 2019 Tournament of the American Civil War on Vassal?

Registration deadline 12/31/2018.

Limit: 8 Participants.

Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War - In Development (Grognard Enterprises)

The first game from Grognard Enterprises (Grognard.com) will be Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War which covers Operation Iraqi Freedom from June of 2003 through the end of 2012 the latest (the game can end earlier). Design by Mark D'Agosta. Check in on the info article for the latest info on this game...

More Grognard Originals...


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Latest Challenge

Have a look at the graphics for the latest Challenge and see past solutions and contest winners.

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Pub Dates
Game: All Bridges Burning: Red Revolt and White Guard in Finland, 1917-1918
Publisher: GMT Games
Series: COIN
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 4
Date: 7/25/2018
Poster: Doug Holt
All Bridges Burning: Simulating the Finnish Civil War, Part 2

Who are Manninen’s “Blues”? Designer V.P.J. Arponen continues an examination of player roles in his GMT Games' All Bridges Burning: Red Revolt and White Guard in Finland, 1917-1918. This article examines the difficult role of the moderates in seeking to restrain the conflict. "Along the way they will have to avoid capture by unfriendly cells."
Article ID: 3
Date: 6/11/2018
Poster: Doug Holt
All Bridges Burning: Simulating the Finnish Civil War

"The locking of the horns within the working class movement is not hardwired in the design." Designer V.P.J. Arponen offers some player role insights for his GMT Games' All Bridges Burning: Red Revolt and White Guard in Finland, 1917-1918. As a COIN system, you can pursue political or military means of competition: "…a well-timed Reds offensive can bring the Senate advance to a screeching halt."
Article ID: 2
Date: 3/23/2018
Poster: Doug Holt
All Bridges Burning: On the Concept of Terror

"…it soon became clear to me I needed an altogether different concept of terror." Designer V.P.J. Arponen discusses how he had to reevaluate the use of terror by the COIN game system for his GMT Games' All Bridges Burning, which covers the Finnish Civil War of 1917–1918. One conclusion: "…too much terror can come to haunt the violent factions…"
Article ID: 1
Date: 2/16/2018
Poster: Doug Holt
All Bridges Burning: Victory

"… the Senate march to South is complicated by an initial lack of a military punch." V.P.J. Arponen continues a discussion of his GMT Games' All Bridges Burning: Red Revolt and White Guard in Finland, 1917-1918, which is a COIN series simulation of the Finnish Civil War. One of the three factions could win, or players could find themselves "Losing the Game Collectively".