Outstanding articles that are not necessarily linked to one particular game, but may have broad appeal to gamers.
Alpha/Beta testing. These terms apply to software development as well. And any other process that attempts to produce quality products. Ever wonder what they mean? The good folks at Victory Point Games explain...
William Van Horn of the US Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AFROTC) at Montana State University has contributed the following piece on how they have integrated wargaming into the program…
Special report by Lauren McNally and Paul Bucala, writing for the Institute for the Study of War web site. Download the PDF for a full 39-page report.
The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) has another go at running the ISIS Crisis Game on 25 February. PaxSims recounts a summary of the game provided by Tom Mouat (Defence Academy of the UK). Fascinating stuff. It would be interesting to take part in one of these games/exercises...
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
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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.
Mark D. shows us how to do "Fire Combat" in Combat Leader, designed by Gary Graber and published by Minden Games.
"It's Tough Down South" - An in-depth review of Tarleton's Quarter!, Against the Odds game of the American Revolution in the southern colonies. Penned by Mark D. for Grognard.com.
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.
Have a look at the graphics for the latest Challenge and see past solutions and contest winners.