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: Supremacy 2020
Publisher: Command Post Games

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 1381
Date: 2/11/2017
Poster: Mark D.
Speed Supremacy - Variant

These new variant rules dramatically speed up the game. All the economics are cut out and streamlined. It’s all boiled down to just attack and build! Shared by Marshall Barrington of Command Post Games...
Article ID: 1380
Date: 3/19/2016
Poster: Mark D.
Supremacy 2020: Government Type Variant

Marshall, of Command Post Games, shares another fun variant for Supremacy 2020 where players may choose different government types, each with it's own special attributes...
Article ID: 1379
Date: 1/4/2016
Poster: Mark D.
Supremacy 2020: Fun Variants

Marshall, of Command Post Games, shares some fun variants for Supremacy 2020...
Article ID: 1378
Date: 12/16/2015
Poster: Ed Sommers
Supremacy 2020 Tutorial

A quick Supremacy 2020 tutorial as well as a Game Turn Summary Flow Chart, and one page Quick Start Rules. Everything you need to get started playing Supremacy 2020! Order your copy direct from Command Post Games...
Article ID: 1377
Date: 3/24/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Command Post Games: Supremacy Victory Conditions

Quick article by publisher Command Post Games, explaining that the new victory conditions of the 2020 version make nuclear attacks a much more risky proposition…
Article ID: 1376
Date: 2/7/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Command Post Games: Servers Hacked by ISIS?

Well you know you've reached the pinnacle of success in war game simulations when you get targeted by extremists. Apparently one of the Supremacy 2020 expansions touched a raw nerve…
Article ID: 1375
Date: 10/28/2014
Poster: Mark D.
Games on Tables: Strategy

The latest in a series of strategy articles for the new version of Supremacy, written by Marshall. Looking forward to this game's release…
Article ID: 1374
Date: 10/14/2014
Poster: Mark D.
Publisher: Strategy (Mother Russia)

Another fine strategy article from Command Post Games, this time focusing on "Mother Russia".
Article ID: 1373
Date: 10/14/2014
Poster: Mark D.
Publisher: Strategy (Economic)

Pre-publication strategy article on Economics in the eagerly anticipated Supremacy 2020.
Article ID: 1372
Date: 2/24/2014
Poster: Mark D.
Publisher Site

A remake/redesign of the old Cold War classic, updated for the 21st century. The original was owned by many wargamers because it was "Risk-like" enough to play with the kids, but had a bit more substance than Risk. Check out the publisher's site where you'll find reviews, AARs, strategy tips, etc. The game had a successful run on Kickstarter and looks like they've put quite a bit of effort into it. Good luck, guys.