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.

Electronic Cardboard v2.1

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Resurrected by designer Rich Hogen, "Electronic Cardboard" was originally conceived as a Game Assist Program (GAP) for the Play-By-Electronic-Mail (PBEM) community. It was created to address the need for non-destructive overlay of bitmaps atop bitmaps. Although features are based on gaming needs, EC may be universally useful for overlaying tasks.
In the modern computing environment EC can be used in conjunction with Netmeeting or Webex or similar desktop sharing software to play a game in real time, i.e. synchronously. Gaming references in this Help file assume asynchronous play (e.g. PBEM).

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 9/16/2017


Great source of publication and knowledge about the British aviation.

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Was searching about air wargames and found this site with very interesting publications and stories about the war aviation. Will keep it in my bookmarks. Happy reading!

Poster: Yannick Stoneage
Post Date: 9/14/2017


Atomic Games Legacy: Video #1

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First video in a series covering the incredible wargaming legacy left by Atomic Games. This first video covers the creation of Atomic Games in 1989 and the development and release of their first game in the V for Victory series, D-Day: Utah Beach. Videos produced by Ikrananka for his YouTube Channel...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 9/7/2017


Lexington & Concord 1775

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What is "The Myth of the Embattled Farmer"? Jeff Berry, in his Obscure Battles blog, examines the fascinating details behind Lexington & Concord, and shows how circumstances actually "… gave the 'embattled farmers' an overwhelming tactical victory in this first battle."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 8/30/2017


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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.

Fifth Corps: NATO Player Aid sheet (PDF)

NATO player aid sheet that allows for tracking of Electronic Warfare Points, Air Points, Tactical Nuclear Points and the locations of Hidden Static Territorial Units. Created by Mark D. for Grognard.com.

Fifth Corps: Warsaw Pact Player Aid sheet (PDF)

Warsaw Pact player aid sheet that allows for tracking of Electronic Warfare Points, Air Points and Tactical Nuclear Points for the Warsaw Pact player. Created by Mark D. for Grognard.com.

Perfect Opening - Axis Strategy for Leningrad '41

"Perfect"? We'll see about that... Mark D. pens a strategy article proposing a series of moves that the Axis player should make on the first Impulse of the July 1941 game turn. Whether the moves turn out to be perfect or not, Leningrad '41 is a fun and challenging game and is highly recommended for newbies and grognards alike.

Academy Games Announces a New Game!

Uwe Eickert, of Academy Games, announces a new game at the 2017 Origins Game Fair...

More Grognard Originals...


Grognard Challenge

Latest Challenge

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

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Game Articles


 
 

Pub Dates
Game: The Civil War
Publisher: Victory Games

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 436
Date: 4/22/2016
Poster: Doug Holt
The Civil War: A Brief Recounting

The Confederates take Washington, DC! Brad blogs about an introductory play of Victory Games' The Civil War to see why folks like the game so well. Another convert made, apparently, as he concludes "...I can easily see a game like this becoming a favorite."
Article ID: 435
Date: 4/4/2016
Poster: Ed Sommers
Victory Games' "The Civil War" - Starting a Civil War...

Brad Smith sharing his first experience with Eric Lee Smith's classic "The Civil War: 1861-1865" published by Victory Games in the mid-1980's. It's a fantastic game that is still regarded by many as the ultimate Civil War strategic simulation...
Article ID: 434
Date: 8/12/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Stuka Joe: Video Playthrough

Stuka Joe is right on time with this one. Just last night, I dusted off my copy of "The Civil War" and resolved to get it on the table in the near future. Joe leads us through a replay of turns 1 through 3 in this latest video.
Article ID: 433
Date: 1/26/2014
Poster: Mark D.
General Magazine: Strategy

Scan of 'The Solid South' strategy article in The General Vol 26-6
Article ID: 432
Date: 1/12/2014
Poster: Mark D.
Boardgaming Life: Strategy

Brief strategy tip from Mark D.
Article ID: 404
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Article Index

Article ID: 405
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Strategy Discussion

Article ID: 406
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Errata (for 2/83 printing)

Article ID: 407
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
List of PBEM Opponents

Article ID: 408
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variant

Article ID: 409
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variants

Article ID: 410
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variant

Article ID: 411
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variants

Article ID: 412
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variant

Article ID: 413
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variant

Article ID: 414
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
counter manifest (Excel file)

Article ID: 415
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Review and Variant

Article ID: 416
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Review of Far West Option

Article ID: 417
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
BlueGray Leader Counters (PDF)

Article ID: 418
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
RedWhite Leader Counters (PDF)

Article ID: 419
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Leader Variants (Word file)

Article ID: 420
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Leader Variants with Counters

Article ID: 421
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Leader Variants and summary (Excel files)

Article ID: 422
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Review

Article ID: 423
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Review

Article ID: 424
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Review

Article ID: 425
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Comparative Review

Article ID: 426
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variant

Article ID: 427
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variants #1

Article ID: 428
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Variants #2

Article ID: 429
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
WGA unofficial rules revision

Article ID: 430
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Errata

Article ID: 431
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Review