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 Battle of Komárom 1849 - A Fall In 2018 AAR

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Want some fun with the “Hapsburg Tiger”? Bill Gray regales us with a miniatures after action report on the Third Battle of Komarom during the Hungarian Revolution. Sounds like things went well, and were also entertaining:" The rockets were useless, but a Hell of a lot of fun."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 12/12/2018


Games vs. History: The First Battle of Bull Run in War Games

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"…the battle resembled more of an armed brawl than an organized conflict." Jack Trumbull offers some thoughts about the first battle of Bull Run, and several digital wargame treatments of it.

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 11/28/2018


Battle of Bosworth 1485

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"…they pushed the boat out for it and splendid it was too." Norm Smith, in his Battlefields & Warriors blog, reminiscences about a fine reenactment in the pre-Internet dark ages, and his brief wargamer oriented publication on the battle using the stone knives and bear skins tools of the era. Sounds like the creative juices may soon be flowing, since the memory "…has left me wanting to start a small and focused Wars of the Roses project…"

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 11/12/2018


Games vs. History: An exploration of the Battle of Nagashino in war games

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"…even the best planning and research often cannot sidestep the pitfalls of historical memory." Joe Fonseca considers how three different computer wargames approach the Battle of Nagashino during Japan's Warring States period. Joe finds different strengths and weaknesses in each, with his simple recommendation for one of them being: "Boot it up and marvel at the movie-like spectacle."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 11/7/2018


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.

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.

Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War - In Development (Grognard Enterprises)

The first game from Grognard Enterprises (Grognard.com) 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). Design by Mark D'Agosta. Check in on the info article for the latest info on this game...

More Grognard Originals...


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Latest Challenge

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Pub Dates
Game: Siege of Jerusalem
Publisher: Avalon Hill
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 532
Date: 11/27/2016
Poster: Mark D.
Introduction, Variants, Short Campaign and Designer Responses (PDF)

Article by Keith Martens for the "Canadian Wargamers Journal" back in 1992. Includes a brief intro to the game, some variants and a short campaign scenario. In addition, it includes designer Fred Schachter's feedback on these changes. As an added bonus, Keith Martens provides "General Strategy", Ken Hole contributes a "Judaean Strategy" section, and Keith concludes with a "Roman Strategy" section. This is a must-read 17 page article for fans of the game. Editor's note: This article was originally posted on Grognard as 14 separate graphic files (missing pages 6 and 7) and I wanted to combine it into a single PDF. During the process, I took some time to review the article and thought so highly of it that I wanted to draw some attention to it again. Enjoy.
Article ID: 531
Date: 5/24/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Enrico Viglino: Video Intro, Review, Replay

Enrico Viglino takes on classic Avalon Hill monster game "Siege of Jerusalem".
Article ID: 515
Date: 4/24/2010
Poster: Mark D.
Official Q&A

Official Q&A scanned from The General Magazine's "Question Box" section.
Article ID: 514
Date: 9/2/2009
Poster: Mark D.
Review by David G. Cox

Nice review penned by David G. Cox for BGG...
Article ID: 512
Date: 6/2/2002
Poster: Mark D.
Siege of Jerusalem Errata

Errata shared by Fred Schachter...
Article ID: 509
Date: 12/15/1999
Poster: Mark D.
PBEM Game Aide

From the "Above the Fields" web site.
Article ID: 508
Date: 12/15/1998
Poster: Mark D.
Articles on Siege of Jerusalem (AH)

List of articles about this game, in various publications.
Article ID: 511
Date: 11/22/1997
Poster: Mark D.
Official Assault Period Interphase Clarifications

Clarifications for Assault Period Interphase rules, shared by the "Above the Fields" blog...
Article ID: 510
Date: 4/22/1994
Poster: Mark D.
Unofficial Q&A

Unofficial Q&A compiled by Eric Pass.
Article ID: 516
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #1

Page #1 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 517
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #2

Page #2 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 518
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #3

Page #3 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 519
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #4

Page #4 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 520
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #5

Page #5 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 521
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #6

Page #6 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 522
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #7

Page #7 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 523
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #8

Page #8 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 524
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #9

Page #9 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 525
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #10

Page #10 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 526
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #11

Page #11 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 527
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #12

Page #12 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 528
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #13

Page #13 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 529
Date: 2/15/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Variants pg #14

Page #14 of Variants article from Keith Martens, for the Canadian Wargamers Journal's Winter 1992 issue.
Article ID: 530
Date: 1/6/1992
Poster: Mark D.
Errata

Board game errata