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.

50 Reasons Card Driven Games Are Still Awesome

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"Cards add randomization and tension." The folks at the WargameHQ blog reflect on why Card Driven Games (CDGs) still definitely matter! Maybe it's just because "…you have thought more about Kentucky than most states (if you don’t live or have business there) from a game."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 3/12/2018

Music at war through the ages.

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A little old text but gave me the curiosity to search more about some orchestra pieces that were made through war times. Also on the website there is a lot of other interesting articles.

Poster: Yannick Stoneage
Post Date: 2/12/2018

The U.S. Navy Cannot Fight North Korea Alone

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How can the U.S. Navy destroy North Korea should Washington give the word? It can’t. Or at least it stands little chance of doing so by its lonesome barring improbable circumstances. Interesting article written by James Holmes for the "War is Boring" blog...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 1/25/2018

The better angels of our nature.

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"Well, it was you Americans fighting each other. Why shouldn't we like it?" Prufrock has some contemplations after watching Ken Burns' Civil War during some recuperative downtime…

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 1/22/2018

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...

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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: Washington's Crossing
Publisher: Revolution Games
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 371
Date: 3/7/2018
Poster: Doug Holt
Quick Play Thru: Washington's Crossing

"Trenton itself is a bit of a honey trap." Simon Lestrade enjoys a play through of Revolution Games' Washington’s Crossing. He offers some entertaining thoughts on strategy, sometimes very direct: "Taking Amboy is probably a fools errand…"
Article ID: 370
Date: 4/5/2015
Poster: Mark D.
First Minnesota Historical Wargame Society: After Action Report

Great replay of this interesting game by the good folks at the First Minnesota Historical Wargame Society, titled "A Slug, Hessian Bosom and a Puzzlemaster: 1st MN Revisits Washington's Crossing". Now you just *have* to read it, don't you?
Article ID: 369
Date: 3/10/2015
Poster: Mark D.
First Minnesota Historical Wargame Society: Review

The gents at First Minnesota Historical Wargame Society have discovered "Washington's Crossing" (published by Revolution Games), and have published their thoughts. These guys just totally "get it" when it comes to peeling back the layers to get to the heart of a game, revealing what makes it a gem or a dud. In this case, they're leaning heavily towards a "gem" verdict. The article is titled "Crossing Lebowski: 1st Mn Bootcamps Washington's Crossing on THE DUDE's 17th Anniversary", correctly celebrating The Dude nearly as much as the game itself...
Article ID: 368
Date: 1/30/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Big Board Gaming: Video How-To

A little "how-to" video about Washington's Crossing by Kevin Sharp at his Big Board Gaming blog. This is an outstanding game and I never miss an opportunity to promote it. And Kevin gives my Washington's Crossing utility a plug, so…
Article ID: 367
Date: 8/28/2014
Poster: Mark D. Player Aid

Player Aid (Excel) that reduces calculation errors and speeds up game play for Revolution Games' awesome title "Washington's Crossing". Created by Mark D as the first " Game Assistant".
Article ID: 366
Date: 6/18/2012
Poster: Mark D.
Armchair General: Review

Excellent and fair review by Sean Stevenson for Armchair General.
Article ID: 365
Date: 5/11/2012
Poster: Mark D.
Marco Arnaudo: Video Review

Thorough review of Washington's Crossing by Marco Arnaudo.