Outstanding articles that are not necessarily linked to one particular game, but may have broad appeal to gamers.
John Antal, noted book author, discusses some of the background and current hard realities of the U.S. relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
"My Forty Years on the Front: A Boardgaming Life Survey" - For those of us who wonder "have we been doing this for 40+ years?", Paul Comben confirms that we have indeed. Here's a look at some of those Eastern Front games, with a smattering of comical dialog for good measure...
A list of 2014 wrap-ups, retrospectives, and lists from some of my favorite sites and blogs… just in case you missed any of them.
The new bdpatterns blog's mission is to analyze a game designer's design patterns and then create a new game using those same design patterns. The first endeavor begins with legendary game designer Reiner Knizia (hence the name of the post). Seems like an interesting project...
Site viewership is increasing and the overwhelming majority of the responses to
the site design changes have been positive. Thanks for being patient
as the site is gradually being modernized.
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.
2013 Charles S. Roberts Awards
Grognard.com presents the list of
potential nominees for the 2013 Charles S. Roberts Awards, posted here for public comments, corrections, etc.
In addition to our links to great content all around the internet, expect to see more Grognard.com "originals" in the future.
I've been enjoying the InsideGMT blog, and wanted to contribute something. I now have the honor of authoring the very first Strategy article on the site. Please take a look at my article "Perfect Openings: First Turn VC Strategy"… and maybe contribute one of your own "Perfect" moves... - Mark D.
Player aid/worksheet that contains (1) improved MF Allocations for weapons systems, Crisis Areas and R&D. Second worksheet also contains new Bomber usage chart and MIRV'd missiles chart. Created by Mark D. for Grognard.com.
Mark D. provides first impressions of the game and offers a player aid to help with the stickers.
Review of Legion Wargames title "Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble", written by Mark D. for Grognard.com.
Have a look at the graphics for the latest Challenge and see past solutions and contest winners.