Gaming Conventions

Gaming Conventions

Another new feature for, 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, 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!

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 site for any specific information you'd like. Just enter a search word or phrase into the Google box labeled "Search All of" 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 "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

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

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: Waterloo 200
Publisher: VentoNuovo Games
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 8
Date: 11/21/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Big Board Gaming: Now for the Real Playthrough...

Now for the real playthrough, sans monkey and alchohol (well, sans monkey anyway). Provides a good sense of the tempo of the game.
Article ID: 7
Date: 11/21/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Big Board Gaming: Nothing Good Can Come from This

You gotta love Kev Sharp. Undeterred by fatigue, the late hour, a monkey-distracted opponent, and possibly excessive alcohol consumption (an assumption on my part)... he forges ahead with a game of Waterloo 200, published by Vento Nuovo Games. Bravo!
Article ID: 6
Date: 7/1/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Big Board Gaming: Illustrated Replay

Nicely illustrated replay of a game of Waterloo 200, published by VentoNuovo Games. Great stuff. Been playing this game quite a bit lately, so I found this replay very instructive and interesting...
Article ID: 5
Date: 6/18/2015
Poster: Mark D.
The Boardgaming Life: Review

Paul Comben pens a very thorough and detailed review of Waterloo 200 published by VentoNuovo Games.
Article ID: 3
Date: 6/17/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Paul Comben: A Very Near Run Thing - Modern Interpretations of the Battle of Waterloo

Great background piece (with "modern interpretations"), by Paul Comben, for those looking for some of the history behind the cardboard pieces in Waterloo 200.
Article ID: 4
Date: 6/17/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Big Board Gaming: Waterloo 200 - On the Table

Kevin Sharp, writing for his outstanding Big Board Gaming blog, puts Waterloo 200 by VentoNuovo Games on the table and takes us on a visual tour...
Article ID: 2
Date: 6/12/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Marco Arnaudo: Video Review

Marco Arnaudo reviews the recent VentoNuovo Games release "Waterloo 200". Just received my copy of this game and am looking forward to playing it, so Marco's introduction was most welcome.
Article ID: 1
Date: 4/14/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Waterloo 200 Now Available for Pre-Order!

VentoNuovo Games has announced that Waterloo 200 is available for pre-order until April 30th and is expected to ship on May 15th!