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 Wargamer's Guide to... WW1 Naval Wargames

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James Cobb continues his Wargamer’s Guide series on “The Wargamer” web site. Cobb limits his list to seven computer based games from the DOS based Dreadnaught to 2015’s World of Warships.

Poster: Pat L.
Post Date: 9/8/2019


Wargaming Miscellany - Another Colonial Imaginations Battle

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As a follow on to his recent battle report about the The Battle of Hak-al-Kumara (see From the Chronicles of Rajistan..., From the Chronicles of Rajistan (2), and From the Chronicles of Rajistan (3) - The Battle of Hak-al-Kumara for further details), Archduke Piccolo has just written a battle report about the next battle in the campaign, the Battle of of Cpistupon. Thanks for the Wargaming Miscellany blog for this article.

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 8/31/2019


“We wargamed the last days of Brexit. Here’s what we found out”

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"Softer members of the Tory Brexit Delivery Group then split away from the party leadership...". In a link provided courtesy of PAXsims, Luke Cooper discusses an interesting attempt to wargame out Brexit. Will it predict the outcome? Who knows, but "…the game offers an insight into the interests that will shape this and the core contradiction underpinning the process…".

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 8/21/2019


Top 10 Requests for Wargame Designers and Developers

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The "Top 10 Requests for Wargame Designers and Developers" as compiled by Captain Dave for the Centurion's Review blog. Editor's note: A pretty sensible list, if you ask me...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 8/19/2019


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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.

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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Game: Sixth Fleet
Publisher: Victory Games
Series: Fleet Series
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 652
Date: 9/5/2019
Poster: Mark D.
Sixth Fleet: ASW in the Med

Brief after-action report of Scenario 1 from Victory Games’ 1986 classic, "Sixth Fleet" designed by Joe Balkoski. This is a simple short scenario with clear objectives: sink the other guy’s subs before the end of Turn 9. Article shared by Brad Smith on his outstanding (and newly redesigned) Hexsides & Hand Grenades blog.
Article ID: 651
Date: 4/1/2019
Poster: Mark D.
Channeling Your Inner Tom Clancy and Larry Bond!

Outstanding review of this old classic shared by "The Players Aid" blog. Love seeing great old games like this one still getting attention, and table-time.
Article ID: 650
Date: 2/16/2016
Poster: Doug Holt
Sixth Fleet - Operation Minotaur

Can Gaddafi win? Blogger Brad plays out a "third-party" scenario for Sixth Fleet that brings the French into action!
Article ID: 649
Date: 2/3/2016
Poster: Doug Holt
Sixth Fleet - Libyan - American War

"I ...managed in both games to sink the USS Ramsy." Blogger Brad has tips for playing Scenario 7 from Victory Games' Sixth Fleet, which he calls a "gem of a game." How to be lucky Libyans!
Article ID: 648
Date: 9/8/2014
Poster: Mark D.
The General: Scenarios for Sixth Fleet

"Across the Years" - Scenarios for Sixth Fleet. Scan of General article written by James E. Meldrum.
Article ID: 647
Date: 2/24/2012
Poster: Mark D.
Sixth Fleet Still Sails Swift and Strong: A Review

The title is longer than the review, but still worth a read. Share by Brad Smith on BGG.
Article ID: 646
Date: 2/4/2007
Poster: Mark D.
My first real wargame and the beginning of the Fleet Series

Brief but worthwhile review from Tim Korchnoi on BGG.
Article ID: 644
Date: 8/15/1990
Poster: Mark D.
Sixth Fleet Article Index

Index of articles that contain info about Sixth Fleet.
Article ID: 643
Date: 9/1/1986
Poster: Mark D.
Errata as of 1-Sep-1986

Errata to bring it into line with 2nd Fleet.
Article ID: 645
Date: 6/15/1986
Poster: Mark D.
Errata from Victory Insider

Errata from "Victory Insider"