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.

Mongol Logistics

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"There is a conspiracy website that oddly asks a lot of good questions." Len Krol, writing in the Centurion's Review, has questions about the Mongols, whether inspired by a conspiracy site or not. He makes some interesting points in examining the idea that "There is more to the Mongols than meets the eye."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 6/22/2020


Not the Phalanx Wargame Show

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"...this is one that is always on my ‘must attend’ list and so will be particularly missed...". Norm Smith, in his Battlefields & Warriors blog, is set on honoring, in his own way, the Phalanx wargame show, which will not take place this year. See what Norm is up to in his effort to remind us of why "…the relevance of wargame shows and their ability to motivate and enthuse is something precious that we need to make sure we never let slip away."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 6/15/2020


Wars of the Roses Artillery.

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"Painting projects seldom grace the pages of this blog, but this base has a slightly different emphasis." Norm Smith, in his Battlefields & Warriors blog, relates why he's made a head start on a War of the Roses armies project, focused on a Front Rank 28mm medieval gun piece with crew. Norm has his reasons, and then discovers that he also "...had never appreciated the clever but simple mechanism for adjusting gun elevation that these things had."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 6/10/2020


My Passion for History - Ancient Greece

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"In this write-up I am continuing with the series of articles regarding my passion for history, this time focusing on Ancient Greece – especially times of Pelopponesian Wars. A very noticeable period and with long-lasting effects on the whole Hellenistic world. One which was always drawing my attention." The Boardgames Chronicle discusses various board games that cover this period...

Poster: Mark D.
Post Date: 6/5/2020


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.

Falling Sky - Perfect Opening Moves - Roman

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.

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!

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"...

More Grognard Originals...


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Gaming Clubs/Organizations


If you know of any Gaming Clubs or Organizations not already in our database,
please contact us and let us know!


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 Club IDClub/Organization NameCityStateCountry
Selectiaapa-club International Axis and Allies Players Association  
Selectnapw-club Napoleonic Wargaming Club (On-Line Gaming)  
Selectwgs-club The Wargaming Society (Computer Gaming)(Internet-Based) 
SelectB227247-clubBrisbane Independent GamersPaddingtonQLDAU
Selectbb-club Billabong BoardgamersMelbourneVICAU
Selectpwc-club Perth Wargames ClubPerthWAAU
Selectcsa-club Conflict Simulations AntwerpAntwerp BE
Selectlbg-club Les Banquet des GenerauxBrussels BE
Selectlco-club Les Compagnies d'OrdonnanceFleurus BE
Selectschild-club Schild en VriendLeuven BE
SelectDDAF4CA-clubStratagemCalgaryABCA
SelectDD0FF75-clubThe Calgary Strategy and Wargaming groupCalgaryABCA
SelectA7C6114-clubEdmonton & Area Board Gaming leagueEdmontonABCA
Selectedmwg-club Edmonton Wargame GroupEdmontonABCA
Select764684C-clubBottosConVancouverBCCA
Select0E2DC2E-clubNorth Shore Wargaming SocietyVancouverBCCA
Select68907D2-clubTrumpeter Tabletop Games SocietyVancouverBCCA
Select60AC4C5-clubOttawa Miniature GamersOttawaONCA
Select2F227BA-clubOttawa WargamersOttawaONCA
Selectamuck-club Canucks Amuck - Toronto Wargaming GroupTorontoONCA
Selectebgt-club European Board Games & Toronto GamersTorontoONCA
Selecttabs-club Toronto Area Boardgamers SocietyTorontoONCA
Selectwgmon-club Wargaming MontrealMontrealQCCA
Select71F2177-clubStack Academie MontréalMontréalQCCA
Selectnordef-club Northern DefendersQuebecQCCA
Selectwpbem-club Wargame Clubs (PBEM)  CH
Selectzuer-club Zurich Gaming ClubZurich CH
SelectFD222C5-clubHong Kong Society of WargamersHong KongNACN
Selectprag-club Prague Wargames ClubPrague CZ
Selectghs-club Gesellschaft fur historische Simulationen  DE
Selectwstpk-club Westpark Gamers (Munich)Munich DE
Selectspiel-club Spielwelten (Reutingen, Germany)Reutingen DE
Select4DE4D6C-clubTinsoldaten (Tin Soldier)AalborgNADK
Selectaab-club Alpha AresBarcelona ES
Selectams-club Asociacion Madrilena de Simulacion (AMS)Madrid  ES
Selectfsga-club Finnish Simulation Games AssociationHelsinki FI
Selectnntr-club Nopat & Taktiikka RyHelsinki FI
Selectfdw-club Falkirk District Wargames ClubCentral Scotland GB
Selectrefug-club Refugees from RealityChesterfield, Derbyshire GB
Selectedin-club Edinburgh League of GamersEdinburgh, Scotland GB
Selectguild-club Guildford Wargames ClubGuildford GB
Selectckc-club Chiltern Kriegsspiel CircleHertfordshire GB
Selectsassa-club SAS Simulation Association of Sussex Wargames ClubHorsham Crawley GB
Selecthumb-club Humberside Wargames SocietyHull GB
Selectmanx-club Manx Wargames GroupIsle of Man GB
Selectwyre-club Wyre Forest Wargames ClubKidderminster GB
Selectexile-club ExilesLondon GB
Selectlog-club London on BoardLondon GB
Selectsoa-club Society of AncientsLondon GB
Selectselwg-club South East London Wargames GroupLondon GB
Selectslw-club South London WarlordsLondon GB
Selectgames-club The Games ClubLondon  GB
Selectbhgs-club British Historical Games SocietyManchester GB
Selectnws-club Naval Wargames SocietyMilton Keynes GB
Selectnlwg-club North London Wargames GroupNorth London GB
Selectposh-club Posh GamesPeterborough GB
Selectwaor-club Wargames Association of ReadingReading GB
Selectmgm-club Megagame MakersSouth London GB
Selectstain-club Staines WargamersStaines GB
Selectccg-club Cambridge City Games ClubCambridgeEEGB
Selectchelm-club Chelmsford Games ClubChelmsfordEEGB
Selectclw-club Central London Wargames ClubLondonLNGB
Selectredd-club Redditch Tabletop GamersWorcestershireNAGB
Selectbbgm-club Bangalore Board Game Meetup Group Bangalore IN
Selectindia-club India WargamersBangalore IN
Selectawam-club Associazione Wargame Alto Milanese (AWAM)Busto Arsizio IT
Selecttrem-club Club TreEmmeModena IT
Selectvares-club Varese WargameVarese IT
Selectbelli-club Casus BelliVerona IT
Selectfenix-club Fenix Guardian InternationalVerona IT
Selectvalg-club Valgame ClubVicenza IT
Selectphbc-club Philippines Historical Boardgamers ClubManila PH
Selectsinga-club Singapore WargamersSingapore SG
Selectasgs-club Associazione Sammarinese Giochi Storici (ASGS)San MarinoNASM
Selectaam-club Axis and Allies Members Club  US
Select97C078E-clubEast Bay Wargamers GroupConcordCAUS
Selectdvbg-club Diablo Valley Board Game ClubDiablo ValleyCAUS
Selecttrivb-club Tri-Valley Boardgamers (Pleasanton, California)PleasantonCAUS
Selectrand-club Random WargamersRedondo BeachCAUS
Selectsdsg-club San Diego Strategy GamersSan Diego CountyCAUS
Selectsvb-club Silicon Valley Boardgamers ClubSan Francisco Bay AreaCAUS
Selectvntra-club Ventura County Strategy Boardgamers (CA)Thousand OaksCAUS
Selecthaunt-club The Haunted Game CaféFort CollinsCOUS
Selectconn-club Connecticut Game ClubMilfordCTUS
SelectB39E56B-clubBrevard Battle GroupBrevard CountyFLUS
SelectC597E84-clubAthens Gaming ClubAthensGAUS
Selecttsasl-club Tri-State ASL Club ILUS
Selectsiuc-club Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Strategic Games SocietyCarbondaleILUS
Selectporti-club Portage Indiana War Gaming ClubPortageINUS
Select72D2643-clubWar College of Lafayette WargamersWest LafayetteINUS
Selectahiks-club Avalon Hill Intercontinental Kriegspiel Society (AHIKS) MDUS
Selectgcma-club Games Club of MarylandAberdeenMDUS
Selectglgum-club The Graduate Library Gamers at the University of MichiganAnn ArborMIUS
Select708AED0-clubBoard Game League of CantonCantonMIUS
Selectyape-club Yankee Air Pirates (East)Sterling HeightsMIUS
Selectfmhw-club First Minnesota Historical Wargaming SocietyTwin CitiesMNUS
Selectmete-club Metro East Gaming AssociationSt. LouisMOUS
Select4833A5E-clubSt. Louis Historical Gaming SocietySt. LouisMOUS
Selectslbg-club The St. Louis Board Game GroupSt. LouisMOUS
Select5C3AD31-clubThe Wargaming Club (PBEM Group)http://www.thewargamingclub.netNAUS
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