The GROGNARD Files

Table-top RPGs from back in the day and today.

In April virtual GROGMEET, the online version of our annual meet-up, will be in full swing on the 12th and 13th. Patreons are currently signing up, remaining places will be made generally available next week. To celebrate the event and the release of GROGZINE 19 we will be having a celebration of 80s fanzines here …

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Three years ago I had my debut running a con-game at the first ever Con-Vergence in Stockport. The event will always hold a special affection my heart, and last year I hosted Golden Heroes, which was one of my personal gaming highlights of 2018. This year I could only get there for the Saturday afternoon, …

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There’s still time to submit your photos of the supporting material that you’ve made for your games. Handouts, minis, floor-plans, counters, character sheets, improvised props or anything you’ve produced to enhance a game. Send it before the end of the month and the best, selected by our friends Jo and Cris from bonhomiegames.uk¬†will be sent …

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Download Episode   INTRO: This is an unusual GROGPOD as it was recorded live at GROGMEET 18. Ian Cooper talks about HeroQuest and there’s a chance for you to win a copy of the game thanks to our friends at bonhomiegames.uk Show us your favourite handout, character sheet, floor plan, prop, mini or any other …

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I’ve been making the plans for 2019 game. Mrs ‘The Dice’ took one look at January and said, “that’s a game twice a week, isn’t it?” “Well,” I said, “some of them are shorter than others, so don’t really count as full sessions.” She gave me the eye-brow raised, eye-rolling combo followed by a “oh …

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Download Episode INTRO: We’ve had another iTunes review (we’d love to get more!) GAMESMASTER’S SCREEN: Graeme Davis takes us on a whistle stop tour around his career so far: check out this book-listing¬† at Graeme’s site for all the references mentioned. WHITE DWARF: @dailydwarf has given another insightful perspective of all of the adventures that …

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