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.

The North African Games

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ConsimWorld, a forum where wargamers gather, presents a group of wargamers weighing in on their favorite WWII North African based war games. Kim Meints kicks off the discussion with Avalon Hill’s Afrika Korps and lists his other favorites. Jonathan Arnold includes his BoardGameGeek list of North African/Mediterranean games, 36 games and counting. What’s your favorite?

Poster: Pat L.
Post Date: 2/16/2020


Interview with Mike Willner Designer of Prelude to Revolution: Russia’s Descent into Anarchy, 1905-1917 from Compass Games

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"...they should feel a sense of acceleration towards calamity...". Mike Willner, interviewed by Grant Kleinhenz, offers some fascinating perspective on designing his upcoming Prelude to Revolution: Russia’s Descent into Anarchy, 1905-1917 by Compass Games. Mike has clearly put a lot of thought to context and momentum, and he want players to feel that the "…forces of history (the game, that is) will impose priorities on them that they would rather not deal with."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 2/14/2020


12 Most Anticipated Wargames of 2020!

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"… I kept it to 12 but that was a very difficult undertaking as there are just so many great looking games on tap." Grant Kleinhenz, in The Players' Aid, offers his annual survey of upcoming titles that have him salivating! He offers something for just about everyone, including monster game aficionados: "With no less than 5 maps (that’s right, I said 5!) and 12 sheets with over 1,600 counters, this game is big."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 2/12/2020


How much is your wargame collection worth?

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Have you ever thought about how much effort you have put into getting your wargame figures ready for battle? Or the value of the figures, units, armies and collections you own?

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 2/10/2020


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Grognard News

Grognard Game Plan

New Grognard Game Plan application is a free tool provided to registered Grognard.com site visitors to help organize convention play and other gaming sessions.

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.

French "Low Density" Blues in Ici c'est la France!

Brief strategy article written by Mark D. that explains the concept of "Troop Density" and examines how that level can have a big impact on French and FLN play in the early stages of the game. Ici c'est la France! was designed by Kim Kanger and published by Legion Wargames in 2009. Outstanding game!

Alone Against the Soviets

Brief review of VentoNuovo's title "Stalingrad: Inferno on the Volga" shared by Mark D. for Grognard.com. Discusses the game mechanics that provide the game with the Stalingrad "feel"...

Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War - Now on BGG!

Got the BGG listing for Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War approved and published! Playtesting is proceeding. Still working on better counters...

Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War - First draft of rules completed

Grognard Enterprises (Grognard.com) first game will be Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War which covers Operation Iraqi Freedom from June of 2003 through the end of 2012 the latest (the game can end earlier). Designed and created by Mark D'Agosta.

10/15/2018 - First draft of the rules is completed. All charts and tables are complete. Map is 75% done. Working on the counters...

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Game: Thunder in the East - GMT

Series: ETO Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/21/2020 5:54:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Back to the USSR! Frank Chadwick’s Thunder in the East. Tabletop Game Review

"To paraphrase Michael Corleone, ‘Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in’." Ray Garbee reviews Frank Chadwick’s GMT Games' Thunder in the East Russian front game. Ray is pulled back in by finding a lot to like, leading him to comment "The box was chock full of gaming goodness, almost bursting at the seams."
Game: Nevsky, Teutons and Rus in Collision, 1240-1242

Series: Levy & Campaign Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/20/2020 1:41:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Nevsky, Teutons and Rus in Collision, 1240-1242 Review

Designer Volko Ruhnke steps away, for the moment, from his COIN system and brings us another interesting simulation, this time of warfare in the Middle Ages in GMT Games' Nevsky, Teutons and Rus in Collision, 1240-1242. Here is an insightful review of the game and design by Bruce Geryk at Quarter to Three.
Game: Grant Moves South

Publisher: Quarterdeck
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/20/2020 1:20:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Grant Moves South Quick Hit

USPatriot4163 YouTube Channel gives us a "Quick Hit" review of Quarterdeck Games' Grant Moves South, an operational level game of the Shiloh campaign .
Game: Brief Border Wars

Publisher: Compass Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/19/2020 5:10:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Interview with Brian Train Designer of Brief Border Wars from Compass Games

"Each game has an exclusive Random Events table (I love these things)." Grant Kleinhenz interviews designer Brian Train about his upcoming Brief Border Wars from Compass Games. The product is a quad game, focused on showing "…the chaotic, stop-and-start nature of fighting between two forces that are not quite competent or prepared for war…".
Game: Empire of the Sun

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/19/2020 4:20:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Empire of the Sun - Turn 1 - Operation Z

Counter Attack ! brings us a campaign game playthrough of Empire of the Sun. The game is designed by Mark Herman, published by GMT Games. This is the first card play of the December 1941 turn: Operation Z.
Game: Peloponnesian War

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/18/2020 6:20:00 PM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Peloponnesian War - Fall of Sparta Scenario

Avedis Yaacoubian pens a thoughtful replay of the Fall of Sparta Scenario from GMT's latest edition of Peloponnesian War designed by Mark Herman. "Looking at the situation, both sides are vulnerable to a large force going against their home space once unable to respond due to passing. The initial operations will have to be small for both sides, unless they are willing to lose their home space. That’s the mindset I had when playing the game. I have plenty of questions, mostly related to this scenario, at the end of this post but I would appreciate if anyone reading this sees something unusual or wrong and could take a minute to point it out."
Game: Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel! - Kursk 1943

Series: Conflict of Heroes Series
Publisher: Academy Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2020 4:20:00 PM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
CoH: Storms of Steel! #3 Wind or Sniper?

The Boardgames Chronicle presents its third foray with Academy Games' Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel! - Kursk 1943 this time playing Scenario #3 Wind or Sniper? which brings "rules about group movement, invisible units, snipers and engineers. Sounds like fun – and definitely it was. Even more suspense, bluffing and possibility to surprise the enemy."
Game: Clash of Sovereigns: The War of the Austrian Succession, 1740-48

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2020 6:22:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Regaining That Crown! — Austrian Strategy in Clash of Sovereigns (Part 2 of ?)

"...a competent French player will be using and promoting De Saxe into his 900 lb Gorilla mode...". Designer Bob Kalinowski continues a series of strategy discussions for his GMT Games' Clash of Sovereigns: The War of the Austrian Succession, 1740-48. Bob offers some entertaining insights on various possibilities, such as: "…the closer the French get to Passau, the more opportunities an adept Austrian player has to slow and foul things up…"!
Game: Attack of the Mutants!

Publisher: Yaquinto
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/16/2020 12:24:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Attack of the Mutants! - Centurion's Review

Here's an old game that doesn't get a lot of coverage these days (and maybe rightfully so), but Yaquinto produced some very interesting games on unusual topics, so one never knows if a game about Mutants could be interesting or not. Thanks to Centurion's Review for dusting off the album-cover-sized game box and telling us about what they found...
Game: Warfighter Shadow War: The Modern Night Combat Game

Publisher: Dan Verssen Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/16/2020 12:18:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Review by "Seek Out and Play"

Nice 5 minute video produced by the Seek Out and Play site, reviewing Dan Verssens recent "Warfighter Shadow War" card game.
Grognard Challenge Time!

 
Date: 2/16/2020 12:05:00 PM
New Challenge Clues! Last Challenge Results!

See the graphic clues for the new Challenge (#956) for 16-Feb-2020 and the winners for the last Challenge (#955).
Game: Rise of the Roman Republic

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/15/2020 4:20:00 PM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Thunderbolt 217 BC: Rise of Roman Republic /2

The Big Board presents a nice replay of GMT's Rise of Roman Republic Thunderbolt scenario. Will Rome survive Hannibal?
Game: Franco-Prussian War

Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/14/2020 4:21:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Halcyon Days: Remembering SPI's Franco-Prussian War (1972)

It's Valentine's Day when we reflect about the ones we love. Well, human beings aside, here is a nice review of one of the games I still love, The Franco-Prussian War. So let Bill Gray at The Wargamer harken back to the Halcyon Days: Remembering SPI's Franco-Prussian War (1972).
Game: World at War 85: Storming the Gap

Series: World at War 85 Series
Publisher: LNL Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/13/2020 4:21:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
World at War ’85, Scenario 8:

Once again, from The Big Board, we have a replay of Metal Rain Scenario 8 from Lock "N Load's World at War 85 series. The Soviet 27th Guards Motor Rifle Division opened the war by sending the 68thGuards Motor Rifle Regiment across the Werra river at Wintenhausen...their objective is the city of Kassel. The 3/213th is tasked with holding the bridge townships against this onslaught.
Game: World at War 85: Storming the Gap

Series: World at War 85 Series
Publisher: LNL Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/13/2020 4:20:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
A World at War ’85, Narrative – Scenario #3.

There has been a revival of interest lately of the modern warfare gaming era when NATO faced the Warsaw Pact. Lock "N Load's World at War 85 series is a platoon level look back at what was the potential for horrific conflict. The Big Board give us a narrative replay of Scenario #3 from this game series.
Game: Baptism by Fire

Series: Battalion Combat Series
Publisher: Multiman Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/12/2020 4:20:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Baptism by Fire - The Battle of Kasserine

Designer Mark Herman brings us his thoughts and a nice replay of Dean Essig's Baptism By Fire: The Battle of Kasserine, the second game in Multiman Publishing's Battalion Combat Series. His closing remarks, "I have really enjoyed playing this system with the two North Africa titles that I own. I plan to play out additional BbF campaign scenarios and there is definitely a Crusader in my future."
Game: Cataphract

Series: Great Battles of History Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/12/2020 4:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
GBoH – Cataphract – Callinicum (531 AD)

The Great Battles of History is a fantastic tactical level game series by GMT that runs the gamut form ancient times to the Middle Ages. The Boardgames Chronicle gives us a nice replay of the Callinicum (531 AD) Scenario. The Sassanids had lost at Dara and Satala in 530 AD but that definitely did not end the so-called Iberian War – a conflict raging between the Byzantine and the Sassanid Empires from 526 AD to 532 AD over the eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia. Spring of 531 AD saw another Sassanids army invading Roman Mesopotamia.
Game: Battle for Russia: Operation Barbarossa June-Dec 1941

Publisher: Kokusai-Tsushin
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/11/2020 8:53:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Warm in Florida - Cold in October in "Battle for Russia"

Outstanding replay shared by Robert "Smitty" Smith on BGG.
Game: Battle of Stalingrad

Series: Decisive Battles of History Series
Publisher: Turning Point Simulations
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/10/2020 5:14:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
“Advance at all costs!” The Battle of Stalingrad by Turning Point Simulations – Board Game Review

"While the game has some very interesting and innovative design concepts I didn’t feel emotionally invested...". Rick Martin reviews Turning Point Simulations' The Battle of Stalingrad. While Rick finds some of the design approach interesting, and feels the game is worth a try for Russian Front enthusiasts, it's interesting to see why he has to conclude that the game "…just didn’t 'do it' for me."
Game: Waterloo Campaign 1815

Publisher: RBM Studios
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/9/2020 7:21:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Waterloo Campaign 1815 - Review by Battlefields & Warriors

Norm Smith, writing for his Battlefields and Warriors site, does his usual outstanding job of sharing a useful review. And this time, there's a short replay included as well. Excellent read for anyone interested in buying this game.
Game: Here I Stand

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/9/2020 4:36:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Here I Stand - Replay

Video: Battle Report for "Here I Stand: Wars of the Reformation 1517-1555" from GMT Games. Produced and shared by The Players' Aid blog.
Game: Battle of the Atlantic (Solitaire)

Series: Folio Series #7
Publisher: One Small Step
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/9/2020 7:16:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Bare Bones Wargaming; Battle of the Atlantic Play Through

A game originally published by Gary Graber of Minden Games in his PanzerShrek magazine, later reprinted by One Small Step, now soon to be given an update and reprinting by Canvas Temple Publishing. Tim Korchnoi at Bare Bones Wargaming shows us how to play.
Game: Jaws of Victory

Publisher: New England Simulations
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/9/2020 7:00:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Jaws of Victory What's under the lid and in the box?

The Big Board gives us a first look at The Jaws of Victory: Battle of Korsun-Cherkassy Pocket – January/February 1944, a new game from New England SImulations using a similar system to their Overlord and The Killing Ground games. Designer Milt Jansky gives us a historical simulation of the Soviet's winter offensive in the Ukraine in the early months of 1944 that trapped the better part of two German corps with a classic pincer movement by two Soviet Armies - and the German Army's desperate response to relieve their beleaguered comrades in the pocket.
Game: Operations Olympic and Coronet

Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/8/2020 10:18:00 AM
Poster: Mark D.
The Invasions of Japan Review

Review and opinion article shared by Centurion's Review site.
Game: Next War: Korea

Series: GMT Next War Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/7/2020 5:01:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Next War: Korea and Red Phoenix

"...Dear Leader decides to stir the pot ...". Brad, in his Hexsides & Hand Grenades blog, relates how an excellent novel inspired him to consider how GMT Games' Next War: Korea "…could be adapted to fit the situation…". Looks like fun!
Game: Stalingrad: Inferno on the Volga

Publisher: Vento Nuovo Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/7/2020 2:20:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Stalingrad: Inferno on the Volga from VentoNuovo Games – Action Point 2

The Player's Aid brings us the second in a series of Action points on Stalingrad: Inferno on the Volga from VentoNuovo Games covering basic elements of the game. In Action Point 1 they looked at the basics of the two types of Movement and the two types of Attack. In Action Point 2, they examine the Combat Sequence and its various steps, including the dreaded Rubble Roll, and show a few examples.
Game: Castle Itter: The Strangest Battle of WWII

Publisher: Dan Verssen Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/7/2020 2:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Castle Itter: Introduction & Overview

Seek Out and Play gives a quick introduction on how to play Castle Itter: The Strangest Battle of WWII by Dan Verssen Games.
Game: Battles of The Black Cavalry Hill 262 – Chambois: August 1944

Series: Great Battles of Small Units
Publisher: Strategemata
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/6/2020 5:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
BATTLES OF THE BLACK CAVALRY HILL262 - CHAMBOIS from STRATEGEMATA

A Wargamers Needful Things posts a thorough review of Battles of The Black Cavalry Hill 262 – Chambois: August 1944 published by Strategemata.
Game: Wing Leader: Eagles

Series: Wing Leader
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/6/2020 5:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Wing Leader Eagles 1943-1945 by GMT Games Review

Wing Leader: Eagles 1943-1945 by GMT Games is an expansion for Wing Leader Supremacy. The folks at A Wargamers Needful Things didn't believe that a 2D representation of planes in combat would be able to convey flight in anyway close to reality. Wing Leader Supremacy surprised them!
Game: Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle

Publisher: Companion Wargames
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/6/2020 2:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Playthrough - Waterloo: Napoleon's Last Battle - Turn 4

Counter Attack ! continues it's playthrough of Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle. Back and forth cavalry charges wreak havoc.
Game: Chancellorsville 1863

Publisher: Worthington Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/5/2020 5:14:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Interview with Maurice Suckling Designer of Chancellorsville 1863 from Worthington Publishing on Kickstarter Now

"The scale and the extent of movement were design challenges I was keen to address." Grant Kleinhenz interviews designer Maurice Suckling about his upcoming Chancellorsville 1863 from Worthington Publishing. Maurice is doing some innovative work here, in part motivated by the desire "…to put my design money where my design mouth was."
Game: Platoon Commander Deluxe: Kursk

Series: Platoon Commander
Publisher: Flying Pig Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/5/2020 2:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Platoon Commander KURSK

A review of a M Walker's tactical WW II design, Platoon Commander Deluxe: Kursk by Wargamehq.com. Their conclusion - "For a tactical World War II gamer who has played and enjoyed Band of Brothers, Old School Tactical, Conflict of Heroes, Combat Commander, Tactical Combat Series, Panzer Grenadier, Combat Infantry, or any of the other litany of this ilk...you've played this game and you've probably played one with only a little more overhead and a lot more payoff. New tactical World War II gamers may love this one and should absolutely give it a shot as an introduction to the genre. It just wasn't my cup of tea."
Game: Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle

Publisher: Companion Wargames
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/5/2020 2:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Playthrough - Waterloo: Napoleon's Last Battle - Turn 3

Counter Attack ! continues it's playthrough of Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle. The fighting gets more intense as the British attack the center and the French launch a cavalry charge to push it back.
Game: Stalingrad: Inferno on the Volga

Publisher: Vento Nuovo Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/5/2020
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Bare Bones Wargaming Stalingrad Inferno on the Volga Review

Bare Bones Wargaming discusses "the Good, the Bad and the Ugly" of one of their favorite games, Vento Nuovo Games' Stalingrad: Inferno on the Volga. Mostly it's Good!
Game: 1985: Deadly Northern Lights

Publisher: Thin Red Line Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/4/2020 2:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
1985: Deadly Northern Lights - "The Gates of Fire" AAR

Fabrizio Vianello from Thin Red Line Games will bring us another title in his NATO vs. Warsaw Pact line, 1985: Deadly Northern Lights. The blog WarWithoutKIA reports on a playtest session of the "The Gates of Fire" scenario which covers the Soviet offensive in Northern Norway during the first 10 days of war. Both NATO and Warsaw Pact have only a fraction of the ground forces normally available in Central Europe, and similar problems for moving them where needed. The real fight is in the sky and at sea.
Game: Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle

Publisher: Companion Wargames
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/4/2020 2:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Playthrough - Waterloo: Napoleon's Last Battle - Turn 2

Counter Attack ! continues it's playthrough of Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle. On turn 2 the French and British become more heavily engaged on the French right.
Game: The Tide at Sunrise: The Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905

Series: International Game Series
Publisher: Multiman Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/3/2020 6:16:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
THE MANY FACES OF 2010'S THE TIDE AT SUNRISE: THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR, 1904-1905

"The bright smiling face of the advertised game concealed a complicated past and at least three additional ways to play...". Joe Fonseca takes a look at Multi-Man Publishing's Tide at Sunrise, which covers the Russo-Japanese War of 1904 – 1905. Check out Joe's answer to his rhetorical question: "Are all the ways to play The Tide at Sunrise equally valid and fun?"
Game: Rogue State

Publisher: Tiny Battle Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/2/2020 8:00:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Rogue State - Review by Nanking Defender (PDF)

Brief but worthwhile review of Tiny Battle Publishing's "Rogue State", written and shared by the Nanking Defender blog.
Game: Undaunted Normandy

Publisher: Osprey Games
Game Type: Card
Date: 2/2/2020 2:12:00 PM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Video Review: Undaunted: Normandy from Osprey Games

The Players Aid reviews Undaunted Normandy, a new deckbuilding card driven game from Osprey games. The game is squad based World War II tactical level where you use your deck of cards to move your units on the modular board to kill the enemy and take objectives. Simple design with some really great nuance and strategy for building up and then thinning your deck to get the maximum control over the situation on the board. Definitely a game that will appear on their Top 10 List of 2019.
Game: No Retreat: The Russian Front

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/2/2020 2:10:00 PM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
No Retreat – Fall Blau scenario play-through

Boardgames Chronicle runs through a replay of GMT's No Retreat: The Russian Front Fall Blau scenario.
Game: SAC: All Out Nuclear War Against the Soviet Union, 1962

Publisher: High Flying Dice Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/1/2020 1:48:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Interview with Paul Rohrbaugh about upcoming game "SAC"

Interview with designer Paul Rohrbaugh about his upcoming new design "SAC: All Out Nuclear War Against the Soviet Union, 1962" slated for release in 2020 by his High Flying Dice Games company.
Game: Freeman's Farm: 1777

Publisher: Worthington Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/1/2020 6:20:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Freeman's Farm 1777 by Worthington Publishing

Freeman's Farm 1777 by Worthington Publishing is an innovative card driven board game on the Battle of Freeman's Farm for 1 - 2 players and playable in 1 hour. Robert Peterson at A Wargamers Needful Things pens a review. Now where did Benedict Arnold go?
Game: Napoleon Saga

Publisher: Oeuf Cube Editions
Game Type: Card
Date: 2/1/2020 6:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Napoleon Saga - Gameplay Video

Napoleon Saga: Waterloo , an interesting new card game from designer Frederic Romero, is a strategic game for 2 players that will let them play the 1815 Belgium campaign battles opposing the French army to the Coalition force. Here is a short video reviewing the basic rules and gameplay.
Game: Arabian Nightmare: The Kuwait War

Publisher: 3W
Game Type: Magazine
Date: 2/1/2020 6:12:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Arabian NIghtmare the Kuwait War Turn 1

usapatriot4163 YouTube channel replays turn 1 of Arabian Nightmare: The Kuwait War from Strategy & Tactics magazine issue 139.
Game: Congress of Vienna

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/31/2020 5:21:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
A Historical Introduction to the Congress of Vienna Period Part 2 of 4: Napoleon Resurgent (Spring 1813)

"At the beginning of April 1813, the French withdrawal in Central Europe caused the Allies to acquire a false sense of security...". Designer Frank Esparrago continues a series of articles familiarizing readers with the historical background for his GMT Games' Congress of Vienna, which covers the intense dynamics of the period after Napoleon's retreat from Moscow. Check out some awesome history intended to whet your appetite: "…it was time to spring Napoleon’s trap."
Game: Space Infantry: Resurgence

Publisher: LNL Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/30/2020 7:53:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Unboxing Video - ThePlayers' Aid

Unboxing video for "Space Infantry: Resurgence", produced by The Players' Aid.
Game: Terminal Conflict

Publisher: BL-Logic
Game Type: Computer
Date: 1/29/2020 5:53:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Terminal Conflict Is Not a Successor to East Versus West, but It's Still a Decent Cold War Strategy Game

"So, does it live up to its lofty claim..."? Leon Georgiou reviews the early access version of BL Logic's Terminal Conflict, billed as "…the definitive Cold War strategy game." Check out why Leon comments that this computer game "…plays more like a boardgame than a grand strategy title…".
Game: UBOOT: The Board Game

Publisher: Phalanx Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/29/2020 4:00:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Let's Play: UBOOT - The Board Game

UBoot from Phalanx is a real-time, app-driven board game of WW2 submarine warfare that is really immersive. The guys at OnTableTop present a video replay of this game which I am really excited to try.
Game: Stalingrad '42

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/29/2020 2:10:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Marco's Review of Stalingrad '42 (GMT

I am a recent convert to Mark Simonitch's WW II operational combat series and Stalingrad '42 published by GMT is the newest addition to the series. Marco gives us an overview of the game.
Game: Combat Commander: Europe

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/29/2020 2:00:00 AM
Poster: Harvey Mossman
Combat Commander Europe – #6 Paralyzed from the West Down

The Boardgames Chronicle brings us a quick replay of Scenario #6 Paralyzed from the West Down from GMT's popular WW II card driven tactical simulation of close quarters fighting in Combat Commander Europe.