Gaming Conventions

Gaming Conventions

Another new feature for, 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.

Invicta: How Did Wargaming Shape the War in the Pacific?

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Rex Brynen, in the PAXsims blog, picks up on some interesting videos concerning the impact of wargaming on "…battles like Pearl Harbor, Midway, and the Island Hopping campaign…". They include some first-class material, featuring folks like U.S. Naval War College Museum Curator Rob Doane and wargame designer Pete Pellegrino!

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 12/4/2019

Interview with Mark Herman (Video)

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Moe Fitzgerald checks in with legendary game designer, Mark Herman, for a discussion of Mark's latest efforts "Gettysburg", "Waterloo 1815", "Fall of Saigon" and "Versailles 1919", among other topics.

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 11/30/2019

Interview with Gene Billingsley (Video)

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Moe Fitzgerald interviews publisher/designer Gene Billingsley, of GMT Fame, for a discussion that includes information about "Mr President", the new GMT Facebook group, and the hobby space overall...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 11/30/2019

Interview with Designer Volko Ruhnke (Video)

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Moe Fitzgerald interviews game designer Volko Ruhnke at the San Diehgo Historical Games Convention. They talk about his latest designs "The Hunt for Blackbeard" and "Nevsky". He also gives some insight into the future of gaming and the fusion of euros and wargames.

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 11/30/2019

More Spotlight articles...

Grognard News

Grognard Game Plan

New Grognard Game Plan application is a free tool provided to registered 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, 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!

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 site for any specific information you'd like. Just enter a search word or phrase into the Google box labeled "Search All of" 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 "originals" in the future.

Alone Against the Soviets

Brief review of VentoNuovo's title "Stalingrad: Inferno on the Volga" shared by Mark D. for 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 ( 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 Articles


Pub Dates
Game: Washington's Crossing
Publisher: Revolution Games
Game Type: Board

Article Descriptions
Article ID: 371
Date: 3/7/2018
Poster: Doug Holt
Quick Play Thru: Washington's Crossing

"Trenton itself is a bit of a honey trap." Simon Lestrade enjoys a play through of Revolution Games' Washington’s Crossing. He offers some entertaining thoughts on strategy, sometimes very direct: "Taking Amboy is probably a fools errand…"
Article ID: 370
Date: 4/5/2015
Poster: Mark D.
First Minnesota Historical Wargame Society: After Action Report

Great replay of this interesting game by the good folks at the First Minnesota Historical Wargame Society, titled "A Slug, Hessian Bosom and a Puzzlemaster: 1st MN Revisits Washington's Crossing". Now you just *have* to read it, don't you?
Article ID: 369
Date: 3/10/2015
Poster: Mark D.
First Minnesota Historical Wargame Society: Review

The gents at First Minnesota Historical Wargame Society have discovered "Washington's Crossing" (published by Revolution Games), and have published their thoughts. These guys just totally "get it" when it comes to peeling back the layers to get to the heart of a game, revealing what makes it a gem or a dud. In this case, they're leaning heavily towards a "gem" verdict. The article is titled "Crossing Lebowski: 1st Mn Bootcamps Washington's Crossing on THE DUDE's 17th Anniversary", correctly celebrating The Dude nearly as much as the game itself...
Article ID: 368
Date: 1/30/2015
Poster: Mark D.
Big Board Gaming: Video How-To

A little "how-to" video about Washington's Crossing by Kevin Sharp at his Big Board Gaming blog. This is an outstanding game and I never miss an opportunity to promote it. And Kevin gives my Washington's Crossing utility a plug, so…
Article ID: 367
Date: 8/28/2014
Poster: Mark D. Player Aid

Player Aid (Excel) that reduces calculation errors and speeds up game play for Revolution Games' awesome title "Washington's Crossing". Created by Mark D as the first " Game Assistant".
Article ID: 366
Date: 6/18/2012
Poster: Mark D.
Armchair General: Review

Excellent and fair review by Sean Stevenson for Armchair General.
Article ID: 365
Date: 5/11/2012
Poster: Mark D.
Marco Arnaudo: Video Review

Thorough review of Washington's Crossing by Marco Arnaudo.