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Spotlight Articles

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

Part 5. Continuing with the History of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1981-1982

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Legendary Tactics take us through a productive time in the history of Avalon Hill. The story of The Avalon Hill Game Company continues as we move towards its peak!

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 6/17/2024

Part 4. The Story of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1978-1980

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In Part 4 Legendary Tactics takes a look at the prolific period at the end of the 1970s, when many classic games were produced by The Avalon Hill Game Company.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 6/4/2024

Part 3. The History of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1971-1977

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Another installment by Legendary Tactics covering the history of The Avalon Hill Game Company (TAHGC). Several classic and enduring titles were published during this period.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 5/21/2024

Part 2. The History of The Avalon Hill Game Company 1964-1970

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Legendary Tactics YouTube Channel continues to chronicle the history of Avalon Hill. In Part 2, he looks at the early years of the company, and the growing pains that came along with it.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 5/4/2024

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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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The Grognard Challenge

Can You Guess The Name of This Game???

Challenge #1179, Started on 16 Jun 2024

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Comments (Optional - Max 512 characters) - Keep it civil; keep it clean; these comments will appear next to your name in next week's results list.

Results for the Last Grognard.com Challenge

Last Week's Challenge Winner (Game #1178) - Jeff Muniz

Buy Sign of the Pagan from Noble Knight Games

In the last Challenge, there were 33 correct answers, but this time Jeff Muniz was the first to register a correct guess, identifying Sign of the Pagan (Victory Point Games).

Congratulations to Jeff Muniz on Grognard Challenge win #42!

You can search for Sign of the Pagan with Noble Knight Games and you can also find all the Grognard.com articles here.

Good luck to everyone with the new Challenge!

Thanks for participating in the Grognard Challenge!
-The Grognard Team


Well done and, for those not in first place, hope you finish higher next time! New Challenge files may be published at any time between 12:01AM to 11:59PM each Sunday (U.S. Eastern Time), so please submit your guesses before 11:59 PM of the following Saturday, and check back often on Sundays for the Challenge results, and the new Challenge images.

An ordered list of Challengers making correct guesses in the 09 Jun 2024 Challenge (1178) follows:

* Grognard.com is not responsible for any offensive language in the Challenger Comments. Please report any such language to Admin @grognard.com and it will be removed as soon as possible.
#Challenger NameResp Time (PST)Challenger Comment *
1Jeff Muniz6/9/2024 10:35:34 AM
2Paul Poon6/9/2024 10:40:08 AM
3Matt Kiriazis6/9/2024 10:50:04 AMTop 10?
4Gary Wishik6/9/2024 10:54:48 AM
5Terence Andrews6/9/2024 10:57:02 AM
6Royce Reiss6/9/2024 10:57:53 AM
7Don Timian6/9/2024 10:59:56 AM
8Doug Mann6/9/2024 11:16:52 AM
9Gareth Scott6/9/2024 11:21:33 AM
10John Vinal6/9/2024 12:21:35 PM
11Lee Balsiger6/9/2024 12:42:26 PM
12koen schoonjans6/9/2024 12:56:34 PM
13James Engler6/9/2024 1:15:33 PM
14Gary Pickett6/9/2024 1:20:44 PM
15Kevin Donovan6/9/2024 1:29:52 PM
16Fred Mottern6/9/2024 1:33:32 PM
17David Mathieson 6/9/2024 1:33:38 PM
18Gary Logs6/9/2024 1:34:12 PM
19R L Moses6/9/2024 1:41:26 PMCongratulations to Mr. Boyes, I am comforted in my incorrect answer by being in the august company of others whose guesses were also wrong. Mr. Teed may wish to prepare for the possibility that US officials will ask him a Grognard Challenge question in order to enter The Land Below Canada. Happy Dragon Boat Festival to all.
20Phillip Campbell6/9/2024 3:05:55 PM
21David Gardey6/9/2024 4:11:08 PM
22Alejandro Calle6/9/2024 4:42:19 PM
23Henry Golabek6/9/2024 5:42:26 PM
24Dennis Beauchamp6/9/2024 6:20:33 PMNo, I said Al Tilley, the bum
25Steven Rauch6/9/2024 9:14:23 PM
26Mark Marychurch6/9/2024 9:36:17 PM
27Dick Boyes6/9/2024 10:07:31 PMWow! I was first last week! What luck! My wife wondered if I won anything. Yes, honor. Last time I won something was when I was the tenth caller to a Seattle radio station and won a trip to Disneyland for four. Flight, hotel, park admissions. It was the first time I had ever tried to win a call in. I'll admit I did have to press redial once to get through. The Grognard Challenge is fun. And now the fame......
28Mochara Caraher6/10/2024 12:19:03 AM
29Louis Kolkman6/10/2024 3:53:34 AM
30Lionel Teed6/10/2024 6:46:48 AMHalf a minute is the difference for victory this week. Matt forgoes comments to make a stab for 1st but ends at 10th, an order of magnitude higher! Mr. Hawkins should put Goofy back on the team! While mowing wendy came face to face with a deer, which is always such a cool thing! When you read this I shall be on the road to Dartmouth College in Vermont, followed by a trip to Washington the next day. I hope to see the Air Museum, and perhaps even the Ford Theatre to show some respect to a great President.
31Eric Iven6/10/2024 12:00:41 PM
32John Careklas6/10/2024 11:36:36 PM
33David Chauvel6/12/2024 3:37:08 AM
* Grognard.com is not responsible for any offensive language in the Challenger Comments. Please report any such language to Admin @grognard.com and it will be removed as soon as possible.

An ordered list of Challengers making INCORRECT guesses

* Grognard.com is not responsible for any offensive language in the Challenger Comments. Please report any such language to Admin @grognard.com and it will be removed as soon as possible.
#Challenger NameResp Time (PST)Challenger Comment *
1Robert Fix6/9/2024 10:56:45 AM
2Dan Hawkins6/9/2024 11:12:32 AMMeo coniectura
3Thomas Heaney6/9/2024 12:28:34 PM
4AD AD6/9/2024 1:42:53 PM
5Tony Jimenez6/9/2024 2:37:15 PM
6Dave Smith6/9/2024 7:29:33 PM
7Stephen Leiter6/11/2024 6:33:14 PMLooks Vaegly like Victis and Huns are not Dacians (I think).
* Grognard.com is not responsible for any offensive language in the Challenger Comments. Please report any such language to Admin @grognard.com and it will be removed as soon as possible.

Challenge History

Top "25" All-Time Challenge Winners

Here are the top 25, and anyone else who has as many wins as number 25.

Challenge Winner# of Challenges Won
Gareth Scott76
Kim Meints51
Koen Schoonjans50
Elias Nordling49
Bill Bruno48
Allan Rothberg45
Alejandro Calle42
Jeff Muniz42
Kevin Donovan40
Javier Romero27
Thomas Heaney25
Robert Fix23
Stephen Mrenna23
Eric Iven20
Mike Welsh16
Richard Fluck15
Gary Logs14
Paul Poon14
Tom Collipi14
Thomas Margraf13
Thomas Sobczak13
David Niday12
Gary Wishik12
Julian Barker12
Mochara Caraher12

Past Winners of the Grognard.com Challenges

Here's a complete list of Challenge winners, starting from day #1. The only information missing now is the actual dates of the first 30 Challenges. If anyone has this information, please let me know and I'll gladly update the database.

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Challenge IDChallenge DateWinner NameGame NamePublisher Name
11786/9/2024Jeff MunizSign of the PaganVictory Point Games
11776/2/2024Dick BoyesThe War for the UnionClash of Arms
11765/26/2024Alejandro Calle1950: The Forgotten WarConflict Simulations, Ltd.
11755/19/2024Gareth ScottSeven PinesMulti-Man Publishing
11745/12/2024koen schoonjansCaesar: The Great Battles of Julius Caesar: The Civil Wars 48-45 B.C.GMT Games
11735/5/2024Alejandro CalleHamburger HillXTR
11724/28/2024Gareth ScottPremières GloiresCerigo Editions
11714/21/2024Eric IvenAthens & Sparta Columbia Games
11704/14/2024Gareth ScottPickett's Charge: A Game of the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863Yaquinto
11694/7/2024Jeff MunizVictory in Hell: The First Battle of the Naktong River, August 5-19, 1950High Flying Dice Games
11683/31/2024Jeff MunizOsmanli Harbi: The Ottoman Fronts – 1914 to 1918Schroeder Publishing
11673/24/2024Jeff MunizLa Batalla de los ArapilesWorthington Games
11663/17/2024Gareth ScottHearts and Minds: Vietnam 1965-1975 Worthington Games
11653/10/2024Gary WishikMarston Moor3W
11643/3/2024koen schoonjansOUTPOST WAR: A Solitaire Game of Combat in the Hills of Korea (1951-1953)Berserker Games
11632/25/2024koen schoonjansInto the Woods: The Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862GMT Games
11622/18/2024koen schoonjansV-SabotageTriton Noir
11612/11/2024Terry GraffLa Bataille de la Moscowa 3rd EditionClash of Arms
11602/4/2024Gary WishikThe Last Panzer Victory: The Battle of Debrecen – Hungary, 1944West End Games
11591/28/2024koen schoonjansFirst Team Vietnam3W
11581/21/2024koen schoonjansLa Bataille de Dresde Clash of Arms
11571/14/2024Jeff MunizHistory of the WorldAvalon Hill
11561/7/2024Alejandro CalleThis Terrible Sound The Gamers
115512/31/2023Gareth ScottSopwithGametime Games
115412/24/2023Mark MarychurchThe Last Success: Quadrigame of the War Against Austria, April - July 1809OSG
115312/17/2023Thomas MargrafThree Battles of ManassasMulti-Man Publishing
115212/10/2023Michael RileyYeoman: Tactical Warfare in the Renaissance Age, 1250-1550SPI
115112/3/2023Fred MotternLost Battles: Forty Battles & Campaigns of the Ancient WorldFifth Column Games
115011/26/2023Gareth ScottCampaigns of Montrose: A Year of Living Dangerously, 1644-1645Decision Games
114911/19/2023Jeff MunizInto the Bastards!: First tank battle Battles Magazine
114811/12/2023Gareth ScottEl Alamein: Battles in North Africa 1942SPI
114711/5/2023Phillip CampbellLa Bataille de Corunna-EspagnolClash of Arms
114610/29/2023Stewart NewmanJerusalem!SDC
114510/22/2023Alejandro CalleGreen Beret: VietnamDecision Games
114410/15/2023Gareth ScottFading GloryGMT Games
114310/8/2023Eric IvenAurelianHollandspiele
114210/1/2023Gareth ScottHood Strikes NorthMulti-Man Publishing
11419/24/2023Jeff MunizHapsburg EclipseVictory Point Games
11409/17/2023David Mathieson Air StrikeGDW
11399/10/2023Eric IvenGettysburg: Badges of CourageColumbia Games
11389/3/2023Gareth ScottThe Battle of WakefieldRBM Studio
11378/27/2023David Mathieson IroncladsYaquinto
11368/20/2023Eric IvenTime of CrisisGMT Games
11358/13/2023Thomas HeaneyAll is Lost Save HonourEuropa Simulazioni
11348/6/2023Ron FredaAfrika: 2nd EditionMulti-Man Publishing
11337/30/2023Jeff MunizVon Manstein's TriumphNAC Wargames
11327/23/2023Terry GraffGreat War at Sea: The MediterraneanAvalanche Press
11317/16/2023Jeff MunizHueMayfair
11307/9/2023Alejandro CalleWaterloo 1815: Fallen EaglesHexasim
11297/2/2023David Mathieson Fleet Commander: NimitzDan Verssen Games
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