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.

Pocket battle Games, so far....

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Looking for small games "...complicated enough not to be able to figure out the ultimate 'win all the time' game plan strategy within a few plays..."? Angry Bunny offers some thoughts on the pocket battle games offered by LPS and High Flying Dice Games over the years. Small perhaps, yet, in the view of designer Paul Rohrbaugh, "…it is harder to design these pocket games to be as true to history and fun, than it is to design a larger game."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 11/11/2019


Finnish Civil War Ludography

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Freelance writer and game designer Brian Train provides a cursory list of games devoted to the Finnish Civil War of 1918. Train designed the game Finnish Civil War in 2009, later published in Paper Wars magazine in 2017.

Poster: Pat L.
Post Date: 11/11/2019


Early look at COIN game based on Northern Ireland troubles

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Guest Blog Post: The Troubles Part 1 – An Early Look at a COIN Series Inspired Multi-Faction Treatment of the Northern Ireland Conflict by Hugh O’Donnell. Shared by The Players' Aid site.

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 11/10/2019


Bits and pieces, and a wargame.

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"It was a fine contest with plenty of blood and thunder, and even a crossroads." Prufrock returns, after a hiatus in posting, with some splendid pictures of an ACW miniatures engagement! "The fighting on the Union right was grim right from the beginning."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 11/4/2019


More Spotlight articles...


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.

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...

Interested in a TUSCW tournament on Vassal?

Anyone interested in a 2019 Tournament of the American Civil War on Vassal?

Registration deadline 12/31/2018.

Limit: 8 Participants.

More Grognard Originals...


Grognard Challenge

Latest Challenge

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

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Pub Dates
Game: Memoir'44
Publisher: Days of Wonder
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 356
Date: 10/20/2019
Poster: Mark D.
Memoir’44 – Continuing with large format!

Recently I had the opportunity to play Memoir’44 expansion – D-Days Landings twice. First, we focused on the British sector of that titanic struggle – Juno and Gold beaches. Them commemorating 75th D-Day anniversary, we played Utah and Airborne sectors. Now it was time for bloody Omaha and Utah – historically, most eventful sectors...
Article ID: 355
Date: 9/29/2019
Poster: Mark D.
Memoir’44 – Winter Wars Campaign – Part 1

"Today I would like to focus on my campaign with one of my favorite add-ons – Winter Wars expansion. This is the ten scenarios, all focused on crucial 2 weeks of Christmas 1944 in the Ardennes – place of great German counter-offensive..." Shared by The Boardgames Chronicle blog.
Article ID: 354
Date: 6/9/2019
Poster: Mark D.
D-Day Landing Expansion - 75th D-Day anniversary replay!

"What better way to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day than to set up "Memoir'44: D-Day landing expansion" and plunge into the largest seaborne operation in history. Read the session report from our most epic and even struggle - on Utah beaches and with Airborne landings!" Shared by The Board Games Chronicle...
Article ID: 353
Date: 2/27/2019
Poster: Mark D.
Memoir'44 Scenario: D-Day Landings (Juno + Sword)

Memoir '44 Replay - shared by Boardgames Chronicle. Our third game in large format of Memoir '44 in D-Day Landings version (previously we played Utah+Omaha as well as Utah Beach + American Airborne). That was "hell" of the game and really intense firefight!
Article ID: 352
Date: 4/20/2016
Poster: Mark D.
Memoir '44 - Shut Up & Sit Down Review

Hugely entertaining and informative review by the good folk at Shut Up & Sit Down web site.
Article ID: 313
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
website

Article ID: 314
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
reviews

Article ID: 315
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 316
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
scenario replays

Article ID: 317
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant

Article ID: 318
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 319
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 320
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Expansion set

Article ID: 321
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variants (Word fle)

Article ID: 322
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 323
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 324
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Eastern Front expansion

Article ID: 325
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 326
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 327
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Eastern Front expansion

Article ID: 328
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Avalom Hilly game module (9Mb)

Article ID: 329
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 330
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Air Pack

Article ID: 331
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
website for replays

Article ID: 332
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 333
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Pacific Theater expansion

Article ID: 334
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant (Word file)

Article ID: 335
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
unofficial FAQ v12 (PDF file)

Article ID: 336
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Mediterranean Theater expansion

Article ID: 337
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review of Hedgerow Hell expansion

Article ID: 338
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review of Operation Overlord expansion

Article ID: 339
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review of Mediterranean Theater expansion

Article ID: 340
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Hedgerow Hell expansion

Article ID: 341
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Overlord rules

Article ID: 342
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 343
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 344
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review of Campaign Book 1

Article ID: 345
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review of Tigers in the Snow expansion

Article ID: 346
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Tigers in the Snow expansion

Article ID: 347
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review

Article ID: 348
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review of Sword of Stalingrad expansion

Article ID: 349
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review of Eastern Front expansion

Article ID: 350
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 351
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Winter Wars expansion