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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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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: Panzer Leader



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Publisher: Avalon Hill
Game Type: Board
Designer(s): Dave Clark, Randall C. Reed, Nick Smith
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Description:


Tactical armored combat, World War II western front


Articles


Article ID
Pub Date
Article Description
Source
258
Date: 9/4/2023
Poster: Doug Holt
Current Clarifications and Answers Box Article for Panzer Leader

"...it was time for an update as several new questions have come up over the years and need to be addressed." Alan Arvold brings us this compilation for a classic game.
Grognard Hosted
257
Date: 12/10/2021
Poster: Pat L.
War and Pieces with Rob Oren - October 17, 2018 (video)

If the wargaming hobby is to survive it will need a new generation of players. Rob Oren recommends finding older, easier war games, like Afrika Korps and Panzer Leader, and using them to introduce new players to the hobby.
Web Link
256
Date: 1/8/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
Improved Panzer Leader

This is a variant rule set rule set for Panzer Leader from Avalon Hill. The variant has been developed in Italy and played regularly in Modena, Roma, Torino in friend's group and gaming club. The variant is based on the Arab Israeli War game from Avalon Hill a variant of the original Panzer Blitz/Panzer Leader series itself. A large number of scenarios have been developed for this variant: Italy 1943-1945, desert 1943, North Europe 1944-1945, Eastern front, Indo-Pakistani wars. More are under development. Next addition will be Arnhem campaign, still under development.
Web Link
255
Date: 8/12/2020
Poster: Mark D.
The Evolution of a Great Game

Marco, writing for the "A Wargame Page" web site, comments on the evolution of a great game; from Panzer Blitz to Panzer Leader...
Web Link
254
Date: 12/24/2016
Poster: Mark D.
Panzer Blitz/Panzer Leader Rules Consolidation

Set of rules consolidating the PanzerBlitz and Panzer Leader rules into one rule set, but keeping, as much as possible, the original feel of the games. Incorporates Optional Rules by Byron Henderson, and some new rules by Fred Schwarz. Developed by Byron Henderson and Keith Plymale. Consolidated and shared by Fred Schwarz.
Grognard Hosted
241
Date: 6/8/2014
Poster: Mark D.
Maps, Counters, Variants, Scenarios

Patrick Storto had a fan page for the PanzerBlitz and Panzer Leader games from Avalon Hill. The now defunct web site offered Game, Articles, Variants and Spare Parts for sale. We thank Archive.org for preserving this web site.
Archive.org
250
Date: 1/27/2011
Poster: Mark D.
Panzer Games Forum

Jayers maintained a fan site/forum until 2011. The site has some interesting features for panzer game enthusiasts. We thank Archive.org for preserving this web site.
Archive.org
243
Date: 1/27/2007
Poster: Mark D.
Panzer Leader Variant Rules

An unknown blogger, a member of the Columbus Area Boardgaming Society, used to have a web page devoted to his gaming interests. This link has variant rules for Panzer Leader but if you follow other links you can see information about other games that were of interest to this unknown blogger. We thank Archive.org for preserving this web site.
Archive.org
247
Date: 6/15/1990
Poster: Mark D.
Aachen scenario (PDF)

PDF with setup for Aachen scenario.
Grognard Hosted
231
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
double blind scenario

Grognard Hosted
232
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
article index

Grognard Hosted
233
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant using rules from Arab-Israeli Wars

Grognard Hosted
234
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Grognard Hosted
236
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
list of PBEM opponents

Grognard Hosted
237
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Grognard Hosted
238
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A (Word file)

Grognard Hosted
239
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
scenario list (Word file)

Grognard Hosted
240
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
scenario analysis (zipped Word files)

Grognard Hosted
242
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Panzer Leader '70 variant

Grognard Hosted
244
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
new geomorphic map boards

Grognard Hosted
245
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
rules differences with PanzerLeader (Word file)

Grognard Hosted
246
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
website

Web Link
248
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
article review

Grognard Hosted
249
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Web Link
251
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A (PDF file)

Grognard Hosted
252
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of Situation 13

Grognard Hosted
253
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
The Fortified Goose Egg errata

Grognard Hosted