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.

The Publishing Art of Wargaming: Year in Review 2017

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"… 2017 saw publishers taking the middle path in two ways." James Cobb considers directions taken by computer wargaming last year. It seems: "…fertile minds were at work."

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


Wargamer 2017: Tabletop Wargaming – The Year In Review

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"Historical Board Wargaming – Twilight of the Gods?" Bill Gray surveys the state of the hobby as he sees the trends: "The Hex is Dead", "Rise of the Esoteric" and "What was Old is New", among others. "So grab a frosty mug of your favorite holiday libation, and let’s talk a bit."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 12/27/2017


Further Holiday Spirit…

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PAXsims has a post for those gamers who can never get enough!

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 12/25/2017


Recap of the San Diego Historical Game Convention by Moe Fitzgerald

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Moe Fitzgerald's recap of the San Diego Historical Games Convention, featuring several game previews from GMT Games.

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 11/17/2017


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.

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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Asst Software/Player Aides

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Pub Dates
Game: Enemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle Raid
Publisher: GMT Games
Series: Enemy Coast Ahead Series
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 4
Date: 1/15/2018
Poster: Doug Holt
Tokyo at Dawn #5: The Doolittle Raid Debriefing

"In Tokyo, outrage prevailed..."! Christopher Davis concludes his AAR of GMT Games' Enemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle Raid. Yet the game's debriefing tracks can differ: "The Navy thought the mission was risky for the amount gained."
Article ID: 3
Date: 1/6/2018
Poster: Doug Holt
Tokyo at Dawn #4: The Doolittle Raid: April 19th, 1942

"So far, the mission has been a success. Now it was time to find their way home." Christopher Davis continues his AAR of GMT Games' Enemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle Raid. Can they make it, considering that "…a fuel leak heightened everyone’s alarm."?
Article ID: 2
Date: 12/22/2017
Poster: Doug Holt
Tokyo at Dawn #3: The Doolittle Raid: April 18th, 1942

"Fortunately, the gale also meant severe tailwinds will carry the planes for several hours and reduce fuel consumption." Christopher Davis continues an AAR of GMT Games' Enemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle Raid. Check out what happens in Imperial skies before "…the Americans needed to find their way to China with Japanese planes in hot pursuit."
Article ID: 1
Date: 9/8/2017
Poster: Doug Holt
Playing the Story in GMT’s Enemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle Raid

"Somehow, the wargame does a sneak maneuver and finds a way into our imagination..." Jerry White describes how GMT Games' Enemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle Raid works to immerse you in the story of the raid, using the magic of rules, game components and setting. "Each [game] segment is devoted to a portion of the raid, each with its unique scale and its own set of counters."