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Spotlight Articles

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

Homo Ludens - Wargame Book Club #1 - Simulating War - Philip Sabin

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Fred Serval tries a different format for his Homo Ludens web site. In this first episode of the Wargame Bookclub, we will discuss Philip Sabin's Book: Simulating War. An exquisite panel: Natalia Wojtowicz (Wargaming Experiences - @Wojtowicz_N), Riccardo Masini (Le guerre di carta 2.0 - @RMasini_WLOG), David Thompson (Undaunted Normandy - @djackthompson), Cory Graham (Vijayanagara - @Chaosgoat)

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 6/4/2021


Perry Miniatures: New 1806 Napoleonic Prussian Fusiliers

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Perry Miniatures: New 1806 Prussian Fusiliers - We have four codes of Fusiliers available now; there will be a pack of Fusilier Schützen which is next in line with the first of the cavalry.Prussian Army of 1806. Highlighted on the "Wargame News and Terrain" site.

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 5/31/2021


Bosworth 1485, Percy attacks!

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"...by sword, by bill, with righteous conviction and by virtue true we shall suffer our enemy to kneel before their King this day." Norm Smith, in Battlefields & Warriors, indulges in a bit of battle of Bosworth "what if" for a miniatures engagement. Lots of photos of Norm's excellent miniatures in a tight fight where "Both sides are starting to feel the losses, the Stanleys are close to having to take their first break test, while Percy’s men are clearly tiring…"!

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 5/28/2021


Slingshot 336

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"...the idiosyncracies of Slingshot are the idiosyncracies of the membership...". Prufrock explains his satisfaction that Slingshot, the journal of the Society of Ancients, just keeps on chugging. Despite the onslaught of a number of recent trends, "…Slingshot still holds true to its original amateur, collective ideals. Now into its 336th edition, long may that continue!"

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 5/26/2021


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Gaming Clubs/Organziations

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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!

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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.

Falling Sky - Perfect Opening Moves - Roman (updated)

Is there such a thing as a "Perfect Opening Move" in any of GMT's COIN Series games? Mark D. shares his idea of a "perfect" opening turn for the Romans in Falling Sky. Enjoy.

Editor's note added on 5/15/2021.

Higlanders - Scenario for Vietnam: 1965-1975

Experimental scenario for Vietnam: 1965-1975 created and shared by Mark D'Agosta.

Battle for Russia - Game Turn Restrictions Summary

I'm finally getting to play this game, and am looking forward to it. There are a decent amount of "special rules" and restrictions that apply to either the Axis or Soviet player, depending on which turn it is. Rather than flipping back and forth in the rule book, I made a quick & dirty cheat sheet for myself which I have been using, and thought I'd share it. If anyone sees anything that's incorrect, please let me know via email at mark at grognard dot com. (updated 4/11/2020 to include rules for ignoring Rivers - Axis only on Turn 1; both sides on Turn 2)

French "Low Density" Blues in Ici c'est la France!

Brief strategy article written by Mark D. that explains the concept of "Troop Density" and examines how that level can have a big impact on French and FLN play in the early stages of the game. Ici c'est la France! was designed by Kim Kanger and published by Legion Wargames in 2009. Outstanding game!

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Game: Warfighter: The World War II Tactical Combat Card Game
Publisher: Dan Verssen Games
Series: Warfighter Series
Game Type: Card
Designer(s): Dan Verssen

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 13
Date: 6/4/2021
Poster: Mark D.
Warfighter WWII Expansions #22 and #23

Warfighter World War II Expansions #22 & #23 - China. Seek Out & Play This video covers the two Chinese expansions for Warfighter World War II. The video reveals the cards in each expansion and relates it to the Second Sino-Japanese War, a conflict which preceded Germany's invasion of Poland by over 2 years. Video created and shared by Seek Out and Play.
Article ID: 12
Date: 3/13/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
How to Play Warfighter: Play Example Part 2

Seek Out and Play continues their series of tutorial videos to help people learn to play Warfighter: The World War II Tactical Combat Card Game published by Dan Verssen Games.
Article ID: 11
Date: 3/8/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
How to Play Warfighter: Play Example Part 1

Another excellent video from our friends at Seek Out and Play, this time covering Warfighter: The World War II Tactical Combat Card Game by Dan Verssen Games This goes through a play example essentially teaching you the basics of the game.
Article ID: 10
Date: 1/27/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
Warfighter Sequence of Play

Seek Out and Play provides another excellent video covering the sequence of play in order to lower the learning curve for people interested in playing Warfighter: The World War II Tactical Combat Card Game published by Dan Verssen games.
Article ID: 9
Date: 1/24/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
Video Review: Warfighter WWII Undead Expansions from Dan Verssen Games

Just when you thought it was safe to trick-or-treat again, The Players Aid begins their video review, "Around Halloween, we broke out the Undead Expansions for Warfighter WWII and had a good time with them as we played against scores of zombies but with machineguns!" So get out your garlic, wolfsbane and a baseball bat and take a look at an interesting set of expansions by Dan Verssen Games.
Article ID: 8
Date: 12/13/2020
Poster: Harvey M.
How to Play Warfighter: Player Campaigns

Seek Out and Play has done a number of videos on Warfighter: The World War II Tactical Combat Card Game and other games in the Warfighter series published by Dan Verssen Games. In this video, they put it all together by explaining how to run campaigns in this system.
Article ID: 7
Date: 6/17/2020
Poster: Harvey M.
DVG Warfighter Weapons: Flamethrowers

There are just sometimes in life you wish you had a flamethrower! I wanted one during some of the New York winters just to clear the snow from my driveway but they are more practical and quite handy in combat. Seek Out and Play tells you the good, bad and the ugly about flamethrowers in the War Fighter Series published by Dan Verssen Games.
Article ID: 6
Date: 5/20/2020
Poster: Harvey M.
How to Play Warfighter: Completing Objectives

Seek Out and Play continues their series of well-produced videos on Warfighter: The World War II Tactical Combat Card Game published by Dan Verssen Games, this time covering how to complete your objectives.
Article ID: 5
Date: 4/18/2020
Poster: Mark D.
Warfighter - Use of Satchel Charges

A brief video by Seek Out & Play over the usefulness of the satchel charge in "Warfighter World War 2" by DVG. The video covers the stats of the satchel charge and reasons why it should be considered when creating your team.
Article ID: 4
Date: 3/6/2020
Poster: Harvey M.
Warfighter Solitaire vs. Cooperative

A nicely produced video describing the cooperative and solitaire aspects of Warfighter by Dan Verssen Games. The video discusses the use of action cards, single and two player soldiers, CX values, and another cooperative game that has separate solitaire rules, Pandemic
Article ID: 3
Date: 2/26/2017
Poster: Mark D.
Warfighter WWII - Game Review

"It may come as a bit of a shock for those unfamiliar with the series, that all of the action in "Warfighter WWII" takes place across a simple tableau of cards. At first this may seem a bit odd, leaving you to wonder how this can be considered a tactical game. Can you have true tactical play across a row of cards? Believe it or not, it works quite well..." Thus begins a review by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Club Fantasci site...
Article ID: 2
Date: 2/20/2017
Poster: Mark D.
Warfighter WWII - After Action Report

Well written and awesomely illustrated replay of Warfighter: WWII, written by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Club Fantasci web site...
Article ID: 1
Date: 12/24/2016
Poster: Ed Sommers
Warfighter Takes Us Back to WWII

24 minute video review, produced by Marco Arnaudo, discussing the latest offering from Dan Verssen Games, which takes the Warfighter card system back in time to World War II...