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.

GM BOOTCAMP (OR HOW TO RUN A SPIFFY CONVENTION WARGAME)

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Setup, Furniture, Equipment... Rules Lawyers... Time and Endgame. Colonel (Retired) Bill Gray offers some "sage wisdom" for those wanting to run a convention game. Get your players in the groove, but know when "…you need to intervene and let the Dice Gods decide the issue…"


Armémuseum war games exhibition

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Go on a trip to the world of war games – from medieval knight´s chess to tabletop science fantasy miniature wargames of today. See how the games were used in military training and how it has influenced important events in history. On display 24 Feb 2017 – 7 Jan 2018.


Pickett’s Charge: What modern mathematics teaches us about Civil War battles

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This article, written for The Conversation web site, describes mathematical studies of Pickett's Charge and Culp's Hill at the Battle of Gettysburg. What if the generals had made different decisions?


The Importance of Being Galleys

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"Every grunt and tread head in the world will resent this statement: no major war has been won without the victor having sea supremacy." Jim Cobb examines a long and crucial phase of naval combat that has been little addressed by wargames. However, "That’s about to change."


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.

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...

Leningrad '41 - On the Gaming Table

Finally got Leningrad '41 out of the box and on to the table! Just a few pics to showcase the game for now. Looking forward to playing the game and completing a complete review...

The U.S. Civil War: Game Replay - Part 3

The 3rd and final session in the replay series, covering game turns 6 through 8, Summer and Fall of 1862. Harvey Mossman plays the Union and Mark D. the Confederates. Written by Mark D. for Grognard.com.

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: Great Battles of Alexander Deluxe Edition
Publisher: GMT Games
Series: Great Battles of History Series

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 407
Date: 3/5/2017
Poster: Ed Sommers
Review/Replay/Analysis - Enrico Viglino

Extensive coverage of Great Battles of Alexander. Videos produced by Enrico Viglino for "The Game Box" web site...
Article ID: 406
Date: 6/28/2016
Poster: Mark D.
GBOA Erigon Valley: Bardylis Saves the Illyrian Right

Gamer Hudson has produced an excellent video replay of "Great Battles of Alexander", the Battle of Erigon Valley. He demonstrates how a single leader can make a real difference in a battle.
Article ID: 379
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
errata

Article ID: 380
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
designers notes

Article ID: 381
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 382
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 383
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
official errata

Article ID: 384
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
errata

Article ID: 385
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
official rules (PDF file)

Article ID: 386
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 387
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
official French rules translation (PDF file)

Article ID: 388
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
official Italian rules translation (PDF file)

Article ID: 389
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
official Spanish rules translation (PDF file)

Article ID: 390
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
official German rules translation (PDF file)

Article ID: 391
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 392
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 393
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 394
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Introduction (PDF)

Article ID: 395
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Joint rulebook with SPQR (PDF files)

Article ID: 396
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A (Word file)

Article ID: 397
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
errata Sept 2008 (PDF file)

Article ID: 398
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
errata for Tyrant module (PDF file)

Article ID: 399
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A (Word file)

Article ID: 400
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
scenarios for Alexander III's battles (Word file)

Article ID: 401
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
scenarios for Philip II's battles (Word file)

Article ID: 402
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
scenarios for Cleomen's battles (Word file)

Article ID: 403
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
scenarios for Timoleon's battles (Word file)

Article ID: 404
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Diadochi scenarios (Word file)

Article ID: 405
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Rebellions after Alexander's death scenarios (Word file)