Gaming Conventions

Gaming Conventions

Another new feature for Grognard.com, 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.

Reserve Troops From 35 Board Games

Spotlight Article Graphic

Marco Bijl presents samples of plastic figures from 35 board games on the Plastic Soldier Review web site. The article has a list of links for the games found on the BoardGameGeek web site, many illustrations of the plastic figures, and commentary concerning the size, number of poses, and colors used by the game publishers.

Poster: Pat L.
Post Date: 7/1/2018


Old Dogs Vol III: Windows 7 & 10 Compatibility Guides for Classic Wargames

Spotlight Article Graphic

"Much better than hitting the computer with a hammer!" Zach Zimmerman continues a series of "how-to" articles focused on keeping venerable computer wargame titles alive and playable.

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 6/29/2018


Phalanx 2018 War Game Show

Spotlight Article Graphic

"Run by ‘The Spartans’ wargame club and held at Sutton Leisure Centre, near St. Helens, North West UK, "Phalanx 2018" is one of the shows on my ‘must support’ circuit, with a ‘use it or lose it’ ethos". So says Norm Smith, writing for his "Battlefields & Warriors" blog...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 6/18/2018


Gaming for Peace Conference (Dublin, January 2019)

Spotlight Article Graphic

A Gaming for Peace conference will be held at Trinity College, Dublin on 10-11 January 2019. Gaming for Peace is an EU H2020 funded project which is developing a curriculum of soft skills derived from interviews with experienced military, police and civilian peacekeeping personnel, and the state of the art in peacekeeping relevant soft skills and serious games. Read more about it on PaxSims...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 6/6/2018


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 Grognard.com, 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 Grognard.com!

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.

South China Sea: Learning Game Replay

Mark D. and Harvey Mossman go head to head in a learning game of "South China Sea", a recently published title from Compass Games. This is a learning game for both of us so there will be lots of mistakes. But we'll try to keep the article updated as the game progresses.

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 Grognard.com.

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 Grognard.com.

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.

More Grognard Originals...


Grognard Challenge

Latest Challenge

Have a look at the graphics for the latest Challenge and see past solutions and contest winners.

Recommended (archives)

Wargaming - General Info

Board Wargames

Miniatures Wargames

Computer Wargames

Academic Gaming

Board Games

Internet Based/PBEM Games

Individual Wargamer Blogs

Wargaming Magazines

Asst Software/Player Aides

In Memoriam

Grognards Lost

Revolution Games Advertisement - please click here
Please support Grognard.com by supporting our site sponsor, Revolution Games
Legion Wargames Advertisement - please click here
Please support Grognard.com by supporting our site sponsor, Legion Wargames
Academy Games Advertisement - please click here
Please support Grognard.com by supporting our site sponsor, Academy Games

A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z 0-9

The Grognard Challenge




If you are not yet registered, look near the top left corner of this page just above the "Spotlight Articles" section, and you should see links to "Login" and "Register". Please contact me by email at mark @ grognard.com if you have any problems getting registered or using the new Challenge features. Thanks for your patience and your support of Grognard.com.

On-Going Challenge Graphics

Can You Guess The Name of This Game???

Challenge #874, Started on 22 Jul 2018

(Select your choice from the options below the graphics)


Grognard Challenge: Units Image #1

Grognard Challenge: Map Image #1

Grognard Challenge: Units Image #2

Grognard Challenge: Map Image #2


Can you identify the game pictured above?






Comments (Optional - Max 255 characters) - Keep it civil; keep it clean; these comments will appear next to your name in next week's results list.


Results for the Last Grognard.com Challenge

Last Week's Challenge Winner (Game #873) - Gary Logs


Buy Cataclysm: A Second World War from Noble Knight Games

In the last Challenge, there were 51 correct answers, but this time Gary Logs was the first to register a correct guess, identifying Cataclysm: A Second World War (GMT Games).



Congratulations to Gary Logs on Grognard Challenge win #7!


You can purchase Cataclysm: A Second World War from Noble Knight Games and you can also find all the Grognard.com articles here.


Thanks for participating in the Grognard Challenge!
-Mark D.

 

Well done and, for those not in first place, hope you finish higher next time! New Challenge files may be published at any time between 12:01AM to 11:59PM each Sunday (U.S. Pacific Time), so please submit your guesses before midnight on Saturday night, and check back often on Sundays for the Challenge results, and the new Challenge images.

An ordered list of Challengers making correct guesses in the 15 Jul 2018 Challenge (873) follows:

* Grognard.com is not responsible for any offensive language in the Challenger Comments. Please report any such language to mark @grognard.com and it will be removed as soon as possible.
#Challenger NameResp Time (PST)Challenger Comment *
1Gary Logs7/15/2018 12:16:57 AM
2Stephen Mrenna7/15/2018 12:37:05 AM
3Gareth Scott7/15/2018 12:42:41 AM
4Mark Marychurch7/15/2018 1:20:14 AM
5koen schoonjans7/15/2018 1:27:04 AM
6Alejandro Calle7/15/2018 1:39:37 AM
7Tina .7/15/2018 2:05:35 AM
8Chee-Yan Hiew7/15/2018 3:08:12 AM
9Mike Guntorius7/15/2018 3:08:14 AM
10Jeff Muniz7/15/2018 3:49:29 AM
11John Vinal7/15/2018 4:01:04 AM
12Louis Kolkman7/15/2018 4:07:01 AM
13Gary Wishik7/15/2018 4:10:56 AM
14Riccardo Rigillo7/15/2018 4:20:02 AM
15Don Timian7/15/2018 5:08:49 AM
16Stephen Leiter7/15/2018 5:43:45 AM
17Kevin Donovan7/15/2018 5:45:04 AM
18John Bibler7/15/2018 5:50:43 AM
19Jonathan Snowden7/15/2018 5:53:55 AM
20Jean LEGRAND7/15/2018 6:01:05 AM
21Terence Andrews7/15/2018 6:06:11 AM
22Mochara Caraher7/15/2018 6:10:05 AM
23Steven Rauch7/15/2018 6:12:10 AM
24David Gardey7/15/2018 6:26:13 AM
25Allan Rothberg7/15/2018 6:37:33 AM
26Kim Meints7/15/2018 7:01:46 AM
27Marc Meilleur7/15/2018 7:22:15 AM
28Frank Garner7/15/2018 8:02:34 AM
29Mark Desjardins7/15/2018 8:30:41 AMLooks like a great new game! Very atypical counter art for GMT!
30Fred Mottern7/15/2018 9:00:53 AM
31Heiko Reffert7/15/2018 9:36:44 AM
32James Engler7/15/2018 10:00:59 AM
33Robert Woodward7/15/2018 10:01:31 AM
34Patrick Crawford7/15/2018 10:32:43 AM
35Thomas Heaney7/15/2018 10:53:36 AM
36Phillip Campbell7/15/2018 11:03:54 AM
37Gary Pickett7/15/2018 11:08:33 AM
38Paul Poon7/15/2018 11:19:58 AM
39Javier Romero7/15/2018 11:57:56 AM
40Matt Kiriazis7/15/2018 12:37:02 PMAnother preordered game I haven't played
41Dan Stueber7/15/2018 1:02:12 PM
42Bruce E. Schwark7/15/2018 2:18:19 PM
43Robert Fix7/15/2018 2:38:50 PM
44Matt Ward7/15/2018 3:23:05 PM
45Tony Jimenez7/15/2018 3:36:20 PM
46CHIAVERI RICCARDO7/16/2018 1:24:22 AM
47Dave Smith7/16/2018 7:26:18 AM
48Dale Begley7/16/2018 11:38:09 AM
49Dave Rubin7/18/2018 6:18:36 AM
50Mark Kramer7/20/2018 10:05:58 PM
51Lee Balsiger7/21/2018 12:26:32 PM
* Grognard.com is not responsible for any offensive language in the Challenger Comments. Please report any such language to mark @grognard.com and it will be removed as soon as possible.


An ordered list of Challengers making INCORRECT guesses

* Grognard.com is not responsible for any offensive language in the Challenger Comments. Please report any such language to mark @grognard.com and it will be removed as soon as possible.
#Challenger NameResp Time (PST)Challenger Comment *
1Eric Iven7/15/2018 9:44:35 AM
2M Hags7/15/2018 12:12:31 PM
* Grognard.com is not responsible for any offensive language in the Challenger Comments. Please report any such language to mark @grognard.com and it will be removed as soon as possible.


Challenge History

Top 25 All-Time Challenge Winners

Here are the Top 25 All-Time Grognard Challenge Winners!


Challenge Winner# of Challenges Won
Elias Nordling49
Bill Bruno48
Kim Meints48
Allan Rothberg45
Gareth Scott43
Kevin Donovan37
Koen Schoonjans20
Robert Fix17
Javier Romero16
Mike Welsh16
Eric Iven15
Richard Fluck15
Stephen Mrenna14
Tom Collipi14
Paul Poon13
Thomas Heaney13
Thomas Sobczak13
Alejandro Calle12
David Niday12
Julian Barker12
Thomas Margraf11
Gary Logs10
Dick Vohlers9
Jack Beckman8
Randy Moorehead8

Past Winners of the Grognard.com Challenges

Here's a complete list of Challenge winners, starting from day #1. The only information missing now is the actual dates of the first 30 Challenges. If anyone has this information, please let me know and I'll gladly update the database.


12345678910111213141516...Last -->>
Challenge IDChallenge DateWinner NameGame NamePublisher Name
8737/15/2018Gary LogsCataclysm: A Second World WarGMT Games
8727/8/2018Gary LogsNuklear Winter '68LNL Publishing
8717/1/2018Kim MeintsElusive VictoryGMT Games
8706/24/2018Gareth ScottHueHue
8696/16/2018Gary LogsPQ-17: Arctic Naval Operations1941-43PQ-17 Arctic Naval Operations
8686/10/2018Koen SchoonjansThe Speed of HeatClash of Arms
8676/3/2018Gareth ScottGreat War at Sea 1898, The Spanish American War Avalanche Press
8665/27/2018Gareth ScottFlying CircusSPI
8655/20/2018David GardeyStonewall Jackson's WayAvalon Hill
8645/13/2018Koen SchoonjansTrajanDecision Games
8635/6/2018Gareth ScottThe Plot to Assassinate HitlerSPI
8624/29/2018Gareth ScottMonmouthGMT Games
8614/22/2018Gareth ScottMen of Iron: Warfare in the Middle AgesGMT Games
8604/15/2018Jeff MunizOperation PegasusTask Force Games
8594/8/2018Mochara CaraherWizard KingsColumbia Games
8584/1/2018Steven RauchSubmarineAvalon Hill
8573/25/2018Mochara CaraherFirefightTSR
8563/18/2018Andrzej CierpickiLion of the NorthGMT Games
8553/11/2018Alejandro CalleBalance of PowersCompass Games
8543/4/2018Gareth ScottTriumph & Tragedy: European Balance of PowerGMT Games
8532/25/2018M. HagsSouth Pacific: Breaking the Bismarck Barrier 1942-1943GMT Games
8522/18/2018Brandon InvergoThe Battle of Rosebud CreekLegion Wargames
8512/11/2018Dario BenedettiVerdun 1916Vae Victis
8502/4/2018Koen SchoonjansBattle Over BritainTSR
8491/28/2018Gareth ScottSerpents of the SeasGMT Games
8481/21/2018Jeff MunizFields of FireGMT Games
8471/14/2018Gareth Scott1866: The Struggle for Supremacy in GermanyCompass Games
8461/7/2018Gareth ScottThe Great GameLegion Wargames
84512/31/2017Kim MeintsAlgeria: The War for Independence 1954-1962One Small Step
84412/24/2017Gareth Scott1807: The Eagles Turn EastClash of Arms Games
84312/17/2017Allan RothbergLes Dieux NomadesOriflam
84212/10/2017Mark KramerSet Europe Ablaze: The Resistance War 1939-1945Against the Odds
84112/3/2017Gary LogsThe Victory of ArminiusTurning Point Simulations
84011/26/2017Koen SchoonjansAs Tears Go By: Operation StarliteHigh Flying Dice Games
83911/19/2017Dave SmithBloody Dawns: The Iran-Iraq War, 1980-88High Flying Dice Games
83811/12/2017Gareth ScottKarelia '44Multi-man Publishing
83711/5/2017Tina3rd FleetVictory Games
83610/29/2017Javier RomeroHolland '44: Operation Market-GardenGMT Games
83510/22/2017Gareth ScottChicago-Chicago!SPI
83410/15/2017Stephen MrennaInterstellar WarsAttactix Adventure Games
83310/8/2017Mark KramerRed TyphoonRevolution Games
83210/1/2017Alejandro CalleBattle of the Little BighornLegion Wargames
8319/24/2017David MathiesonArmored Knights - Operation GazelleGrognard Simulations
8309/17/2017Gareth ScottEnemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle RaidGMT Games
8299/10/2017Stephen MrennaNone But HeroesMultiman Publishing
8289/3/2017Gareth ScottPoland '39: The Nightmare BeginsXTR
8278/27/2017Mark MarychurchBoots on the GroundWorthington Games
8268/20/2017Gareth ScottHastings 1066Decision Games
8258/13/2017Gareth Scott7th FleetVictory Games
8248/6/2017Gareth ScottFields of Despair: France 1914-1918GMT Games
12345678910111213141516...Last -->>