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Spotlight Articles

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

Part 4. The Story of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1978-1980

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In Part 4 Legendary Tactics takes a look at the prolific period at the end of the 1970s, when many classic games were produced by The Avalon Hill Game Company.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 6/4/2024


Part 3. The History of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1971-1977

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Another installment by Legendary Tactics covering the history of The Avalon Hill Game Company (TAHGC). Several classic and enduring titles were published during this period.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 5/21/2024


Part 2. The History of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1964-1970

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Legendary Tactics YouTube Channel continues to chronicle the history of Avalon Hill. In Part 2, he looks at the early years of the company, and the growing pains that came along with it.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 5/4/2024


Part 1. The Origins of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1952-1963

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The Avalon Hill Game Company is 72 years old this year and time to chronicle the history of Avalon Hill. In Part 1, Origins, we will look at the story of not only the establishment of a game company, but an industry and a hobby. Thanks to Legendary Tactics YouTube Channel for this great series.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 4/18/2024


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Gaming Conventions

Gaming Conventions

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Gaming Conventions

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Grognard Originals

In addition to our links to great content all around the internet, expect to see more Grognard.com "originals" in the future.

Fast, simple, not expensive, little errata, but only reasonably fun. (War game Review)

In his review on BoardGameGeek, Brendan Whyte first turns a critical eye towards the components and rules and lists their shortcomings. Game play fares better: “…the game is fast and quite fun”. Whyte then goes into comprehensive details covering game mechanics and spares no criticism for the game opponent (AI). His discussion concerning solitaire board games vs solitaire computer games is very interesting.

PE TANG 1900 Q&A with Marco Campari

Some Q & A between myself and Marco Campari, designer of Pe Tang 1900 from Lumaca Games.

PE TANG 1900 Strategy Tips

This is the strategy I developed after playing Pe Tang 1900 from Lumaca Games.

PE TANG 1900 Optional Line of Sight Table

Here is an optional table to make it a little more difficult to eliminate the Boxer artillery.

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Game: Afrika: The Northern African Campaign, 1940-1942



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Publisher: Multi-Man Publishing
Series: Standard Combat Series
Game Type: Board
Designer(s): Dean Essig
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Description:


Operational level, British vs Italians and Germans. See also the Grognard Archive Pages for the Standard Combat Series.


Articles


Article ID
Pub Date
Article Description
Source
295
Date: 9/7/2023
Poster: Robert Holifield
Afrika II Rule Clarifications

Many thanks to James Bourke and his opponents for creating this useful list
Web Link
293
Date: 9/5/2023
Poster: Robert Holifield
Afrika II errata

Afrika II SCS Game Specific Rules Errata
Web Link
292
Date: 9/3/2023
Poster: Robert Holifield
2nd Edition Game Specific Rules (Afrika II)

Afrika II is a game covering the campaign in North Africa from 1940 until 1942. This game is the second edition of the Charles S. Roberts Best World War II game of 1993.
Web Link
291
Date: 9/4/2022
Poster: Mark D.
Afrika Wargame Review (5 videos)

Enrico Viglino aka Calandale, presents this commentary/review in 5 videos. Each video includes Viglino’s insightful comments, strategy, and game play through each year of the campaign. Click these links for: Intro/1940; July 1941; December 1941; September 1942; and December 1942, Wrap, and Review. Africa Campaign enthusiasts will want to compare this game to Afrika Korps from Avalon Hill and Desert Fox from SPI.
Web Link
282
Date: 2/27/2018
Poster: Mark D.
Consolidated Errata for SCS Series of Games

Consolidated errata from Multi-Man Publishing
Web Link
281
Date: 3/22/2016
Poster: Mark D.
First Edition Game Specific Rules

Afrika is a Standard Combat Series game covering the North African Campaign from September, 1940 through December, 1942.
Web Link
283
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variants

Grognard Hosted
284
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
replay of MMP ed. (Word file)

Grognard Hosted
285
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of MMP ed.

Web Link
286
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Web Link
287
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Web Link
290
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Web Link