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.

Obscure Battles: Isandlwana 1879 - Amazing Map

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Time for another one of Jeff Berry's fascinating "Obscure Battles" history lessons, complete with absolutely *amazing* maps that he creates himself. You really don't want to miss this. Jeff just doesn't publish these often enough for me...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 3/21/2019


Tour of Marco Arnaudo's Gaming Space

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Marco Arnaudo takes us on a tour of his latest gaming space. Just in case you ever wondered where the magic happens...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 3/21/2019


Isandlwana 1879

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"In many ways it was the Little Bighorn of South Africa..." Jeff Berry, in his Obscure Battles blog, tells the tale of Isandlwana, during the Anglo Zulu War. Part of the fascination is in the lead up, in which Sir Henry Bartle Frere, British High Commissioner for Southern Africa "…felt that he had a free hand. He got creative. And, to White Hall's irritation, he greatly exceeded his authority."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 3/18/2019


Converting a tabletop game to a boardgame

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"I mean how hard could it be!" Norm Smith, in his Battlefields and Warriors blog, walks us through conversion of a tabletop miniatures game to a board game, with some very useful insights along the way. "Paper quality is everything! Did I say paper is everything! I mean absolutely everything."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 2/25/2019


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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Game: Successors: Alexander's Empire
Publisher: Avalon Hill
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 1284
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 1285
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
official errata

Article ID: 1286
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
reviews

Article ID: 1287
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A

Article ID: 1288
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
leader analysis

Article ID: 1289
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Q&A

Article ID: 1290
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
replay

Article ID: 1291
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant

Article ID: 1292
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant

Article ID: 1293
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant

Article ID: 1294
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
website

Article ID: 1295
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
version 2.0 errata (Word file)

Article ID: 1296
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant

Article ID: 1297
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
PBEM aid

Article ID: 1298
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
variant (PDF file)

Article ID: 1299
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
2nd edition rules (PDF file)

Article ID: 1300
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
FAQ for 2nd edition rules (Word file)

Article ID: 1301
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
player aid for 2nd edition (PDF file)

Article ID: 1302
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
counter manifest

Article ID: 1303
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Chinese card translation (zipped Word file)

Article ID: 1304
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Cyberboard gameset (zipped files)

Article ID: 1305
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

Article ID: 1306
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
FAQ for GMT. ed.

Article ID: 1307
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of 3rd ed.

Article ID: 1308
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
3rd ed. rules

Article ID: 1309
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of 3rd ed.

Article ID: 1310
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review of 3rd ed.

Article ID: 1311
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
video review