Spotlight Articles

Outstanding articles that are not necessarily linked to one particular game, but may have broad appeal to gamers.

War Gaming Must Get Red Right

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"An expert in-house adversary is a powerful tool for the fleet." Captain Dale Rielage, U.S. Navy, sheds light on how the Navy is acting on the renewed U.S. military interest in wargaming, "If war gaming is to realize its potential, we must get Red right."

Yaah! 8 - A Look Inside

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Brad, of "Hexsides and Hand Grenades" fame, had the opportunity to fill in as guest editor of Yaah! magazine. He shares the experience with us in his latest article...

Stuka Joe - The Case for Sequence of Play Cards

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First video in a series that discusses the use of Sequence of Play cards in board wargames. Sequence of play cards can ease the learning curve of complex, multi-phased wargames. In addition, they can contain relevant charts and tables on them, saving the player a trip to the player aid card...

The Tuesday Interview – Bob Smith of Oriental Empires

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"...being up at 3am trying to find 3 bytes of memory..." Grogheads interviews computer historical gaming legend Bob Smith, who has some fascinating insights on his games.

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Grognard News

Decision Games Errata

A treasure trove (i.e. "backlog") of old Decision Games errata has been entrusted to me for publication. Please check back often over the next few weeks for new items on your favorite Decision Games titles.

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.

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.

The U.S. Civil War: Game Replay - Part 2

Continuing with the full campaign game of "The U.S. Civil War". We have completed 5 full turns, i.e. through the Spring 1862 turn, and the Confederates are still hanging in there. This is the second installment, penned by Mark D. for Grognard.com, which covers game turns 3, 4 and 5.

The U.S. Civil War: Game Replay - Part 1

We started a new campaign game of "The U.S. Civil War" last Sunday and I'm going to attempt to submit a brief replay summary each week. This first installment, penned by Mark D. for Grognard.com, covers the first two turns of the game (Summer 1861)

Grognard.com: No Safe Harbor Review

Mark D. pens a review of Paul Rohrbaugh's "No Safe Harbor: The Raid on Darwin", published by Against the Odds/LPS.

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Pub Dates
Game: Wilderness War
Publisher: GMT Games

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 662
Date: 6/23/2016
Poster: Mark D.
Wilderness War is Probably the Best CDG

"One attribute of a good war game is that it opens up rather than narrows down the more you play it..." Thus begins this excellent review by Simon Lestrade, where he pays homage to this fine GMT game...
Article ID: 624
Date: 7/26/2014
Poster: Mark D.
Official rules (PDF) - updated link

Update link for living rules on GMTs site
Article ID: 661
Date: 7/26/2014
Poster: Mark D.
A Couple of Meeple: Video Replay

This couple films themselves playing a game of Wilderness War, and does a voice-over narrating the whole thing. Very well done and interesting.
Article ID: 660
Date: 4/15/2014
Poster: Mark D.
Hiew's Boardgame Blog: Review

Really good review/replay. Hiew Chok Sien takes us through an overview of the game and then recounts a short scenario played by him and his gaming buddy Allen. Gives a nice feel for the game, and it's good to see 'Wilderness War' getting some renewed attention.
Article ID: 659
Date: 7/2/2012
Poster: Mark D.
Marti Cabre: Review

BoardGameGeek Review by Marti Cabre
Article ID: 658
Date: 4/21/2012
Poster: Mark D.
Ed Bickford: Replay

Ed Bickford takes us through a replay of one of his games of Wilderness War, over numerous posts on ConSimWorld. Enjoy.
Article ID: 657
Date: 8/7/2011
Poster: Mark D.
Reef's World: Video Review

Nice video review from Reef.
Article ID: 625
Date: 8/9/2001
Poster: Mark D.
Steffan O'Sullivan: Player Aid (PDF)

Player Aid, prepared by Steffan O'Sullivan, containing "Troop Type and Fortification Differences" chart, "Types of Drilled Troops", etc.
Article ID: 623
Date: 7/22/2001
Poster: Mark D.
Designer: Errata

Errata item from designer Volko Ruhnke.
Article ID: 622
Date: 11/8/2000
Poster: Mark D.
Andy Ravenscroft: Review

Quick review by Andy Ravenscroft
Article ID: 626
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Extra British leader boxes (JPG)

Graphic file showing Leader boxes for Dunbar, Webb and Bradstreet.
Article ID: 627
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Extra French leader boxes (JPG)

Graphic showing extra French Leader boxes for Dumas, Beaujeu and Bougainville.
Article ID: 628
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
official errata

Article ID: 629
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 630
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant

Article ID: 631
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A

Article ID: 632
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
battle predictor (Excel file)

Article ID: 633
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Italian translation of official rules

Article ID: 634
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
French translation of official rules

Article ID: 635
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
PBEM site

Article ID: 636
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
card manifest (PDF)

Article ID: 637
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A (PDF)

Article ID: 638
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
strategy(PDF)

Article ID: 639
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 640
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
German translation of official rules

Article ID: 641
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant

Article ID: 642
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
PBEM aid

Article ID: 643
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Japanese official rules(zipped PDF file)

Article ID: 644
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
website for real-time Internet play

Article ID: 645
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 646
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
errata

Article ID: 647
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant

Article ID: 648
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 649
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 650
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
replay

Article ID: 651
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 652
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 653
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 654
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 655
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 656
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A