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Spotlight Articles

Outstanding articles that are not necessarily linked to one particular game, but may have broad appeal to gamers.

ConsimWorld Expo 2024

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CSW Expo is an organized gaming event that provides a memorable gaming experience. With 24 years of experience in game conventions, our venue format is the perfect blueprint for celebrating wargaming with newcomers, experienced gamers, designers, and publishers alike. A full week event, July 12-20, 2024. Tempe, AZ.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 7/9/2024


Next batch of figures

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"Xyston figures. My goodness, they are a treat to paint." Prufrock is painting, with a couple nice photos! "...it has been nice to come back home to practical hobbying and feel like you are getting somewhere in at least one aspect of your life!"

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 7/1/2024


The winners of the 2024 Charles S. Roberts Awards for Excellence in Conflict Simulation Games have been announced.

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Here are the best games released in the calendar year 2023. These games are exhibits of the highest standards of excellence in design and execution.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 6/30/2024


Part 6. The History of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1983-1985

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Legendary Tactics continues to chronicle the history of Avalon Hill.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 6/30/2024


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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.



Grognard News

Grognard Challenge - Expanded Room for Comments! (6/25/2023)

The Comments entry area has been resized to 512 characters.

Grognard Opponents Wanted (9/14/2022)

New Opponents Wanted function. You can now set your ad expiration date, up to one year. Requires site registration.

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.

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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Publisher: Avalon Hill
Game Type: Board
Designer(s): Courtney F. Allen
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129
Date: 6/16/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
How to Play Up Front: AFVs

The popular World War II tactical card game Up Front, published by Avalon Hill continues to be played despite being published 4 decades ago. In this video from Seek Out and Play, they teach you how to use armored fighting vehicles in the game.
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128
Date: 6/4/2021
Poster: Mark D.
How to Play "Up Front": City Fight 504 in 4

How to Play Up Front: City Fight 501 in 4 From my YouTube channel, Seek Out & Play A short video describing how to play the City Fight 501 in 4 option as described in The General Volume 26, #5. The video explains how the option works and provides suggestions from the article as to the different weapons that may be used. Produced by Seek Out and Play.
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127
Date: 5/5/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
How to Play Up Front: Infiltration & Close Combat

Seek Out and Play brings us another instructional tutorial covering Up Front published by Avalon Hill. This one covers infiltration and close combat.
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126
Date: 3/21/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
How to Play Up Front Solitaire

Up Front, another legacy wargame published by Avalon Hill broke new ground in its depiction of tactical World War II combat utilizing a card based game system that set the standard for future designs. In this video, Seek Out and Play shows us how to play this game solitaire despite its 2 player default format.
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125
Date: 2/17/2021
Poster: Mark D.
Up Front - Seek Out & Play Review (video)

Up Front: Overview From the Seek Out & Play YouTube Channel. This is a short overview of the game using the original Avalon Hill version. The video covers the components, basic rules, and concepts of Up Front. Also included are the components for its supplements, Banzai and Desert War.
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124
Date: 5/6/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Homefront Wargame Center

The Homefront Wargame Center is reporting the new that this classic game may be in line for a reprint. See their article for details…
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70
Date: 10/18/1995
Poster: Mark D.
Erich Schneider: Review

Originally posted by Erich Schneider to the Usenet newsgroup rec.games.board on October 18, 1995.
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Poster: Mark D.
PBEM aide (DOS)

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Poster: Mark D.
website

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Poster: Mark D.
mailing list

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Poster: Mark D.
article index

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Poster: Mark D.
zine

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Poster: Mark D.
player supplements (Zip file)

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Poster: Mark D.
replacement cards (Zip file)

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Poster: Mark D.
reviews

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Poster: Mark D.
historical campaign games (Zip file)

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historical campaign games (Zip file)

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historical campaign games (Zip file)

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historical campaign games (Zip file)

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historical campaign games (Zip file)

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Poster: Mark D.
RPC probabilities

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Poster: Mark D.
Java based version

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Poster: Mark D.
Q&A

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Poster: Mark D.
rules

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Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
rules variant/Q&A (Word file)

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Poster: Mark D.
strategy

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Poster: Mark D.
website

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89
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Poster: Mark D.
review

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90
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Poster: Mark D.
mailing list

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Poster: Mark D.
strategy

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Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
comments on 3rd ed rules changes

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93
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
fire combat resolution flow chart for 2nd ed rules (PDF file)

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94
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Poster: Mark D.
fire combat resolution flow chart for 3rd ed rules (PDF file)

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Poster: Mark D.
parts inventory

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Poster: Mark D.
2nd edition rules changes (Word file)

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97
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Poster: Mark D.
strategy (Word file, 3Mb)

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98
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
campaign game variant (Word file)

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Poster: Mark D.
Q&A

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Poster: Mark D.
website

Archive.org
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Poster: Mark D.
website

Archive.org
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Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
unnofficial errata

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Poster: Mark D.
replay

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104
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

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Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
replay

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106
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

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107
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

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108
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

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Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
introduction #1

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Poster: Mark D.
introduction #2

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Poster: Mark D.
introduction #3

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Poster: Mark D.
introduction #4

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113
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Poster: Mark D.
introduction #5

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114
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
2nd ed. rules changes

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115
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
Blood and Sand variant #1

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Poster: Mark D.
Blood and Sand variant #2

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Poster: Mark D.
Blood and Sand variant #3

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Poster: Mark D.
Blood and Sand variant #4

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Poster: Mark D.
Blood and Sand variant #5

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Blood and Sand variant #6

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Blood and Sand variant #7

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Poster: Mark D.
errata

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errata

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