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The Grenadier 35

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published February 1990
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Advanced Squad Leader: Part Two Game Mechanics – review by James M. Collier
  • Back to Basics: A dissenter’s thoughts on Advanced Squad Leader by John T. O’Toole
  • Dragen Slayer: Balloon Buster review and a Variant by Eric F. Lawson
  • Competition and Confrontation: Europe and the Middle East – a review of GDW’s The Third World War Series by James C. Gordon
  • Pass in Review: books of interest to the military hobbyist
  • By Chance… or By Design: What’s Wrong with Game Reviews? by Jon Southard
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Dreadnoughts by The Avalon Hill Game Company
    • Napoleon at Waterloo by Krentek
  • Europa Notes: RIP? by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Tokyo Express by Victory Games
    • 13: The Colonies in Revolt by Dragon Publishing in Strategy & Tactics 104
    • Clash of Empires – Battles in the Bohemian Mountains by Total Fighting Power Games
    • Monty’s D-Day by Dragon Publishing in Strategy & Tactics 102
    • Against the Reich by West End Games
    • Raid on St Nazaire by The Avalon HiIl Game Company
    • Malaya and Burma by Hobby Japan Company
    • Fireteam: Modern Squad Level Command by West End Games
    • Soldiers by West End Games
    • St Lo by West End Games
    • 7th Fleet by Victory Games, Inc
    • 2nd Fleet by Victory Games, Inc

The Grenadier 34

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Published October 1988
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.25″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Advanced Squad Leader: Part One The Phenomenon – review by James M. Collier
  • Watchdogs of the Empire: His Majesty’s African Troops in WW II – historical article by John Gee
  • The Cabinet War Rooms – Britain’s Newest Tourist Mecca by Alvin T. Guthertz
  • Central America: A Game Review and Commentary by John D. Burtt and Joseph Miranda
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Battalion Commander by SSI
    • Kampfgruppe Scenario Disk I by SSI
    • War in the South Pacific by SSI
    • Gunship by Microprose
  • Europa Notes: Total War in Baltimore by Andy Nunez
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Pass in Review: books of interest to the military hobbyist
  • A Company on Parade: Changes at DTI, 3W, West End and GAMA by Wallace Poulter and Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Drive on Frankfurt by Pacific Rim Publishing
    • Knights of Justice by 3-W in The Wargamer 50
    • Hastings 1066 by Dragon Publishing in Strategy & Tactics 110
    • End of the Iron Dream by 3-W in The Wargamer 42
    • Mission: Grenada by Close Simulations
    • Anvil-Dragoon by 3-W in The Wargamer 60
    • Line of Battle: Tactical Capital Ship Combat 1914-1924 by Simulations Canada
    • Battleship: Tactical Capital Ship Combat 1925-1945 by Simulations Canada
    • France 1944 by Victory Games
    • Clash of Empires by 3-W in The Wargamer 58
    • Fallen Eagle: the Battle of Khe Sahn by 3-W in The Wargamer 62

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The Grenadier 33

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Published March 1988
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Assault: The System – review by James T. Naughton
  • Soviet Offensive Doctrine – analysis by James T. Naughton
  • Origins ’87: Fire in the Streets (of Baltimore) by Terry Alan Baney
  • Terrible Swift Sword: A System in Evolution by David S. Bieksza
  • A Wargamer’s Guide to Civil War Battlefields by David S. Bieksza
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Operation Overlord by Simulations Canada
    • Kursk Campaign by Simulations Canada
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Europa Notes: Operation Exporter – the invasion of Vichy Syria for Europa by Harold Andrews
  • Pass in Review: books of interest to the military hobbyist
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Bloody Keren by 3-W in The Wargamer 59
    • Aegean Strike by Victory Games
    • Duel in the Desert by 3-W in The Wargamer 51
    • Leopard II by Tsukada Hobby Company
    • The African Campaign (2nd Edition) by Jedko Games
    • Napoleon and the Archduke Charles by 3-W in The Wargamer 49
    • Okinawa by 3-W in The Wargamer 55
    • Knights of the Air by The Avalon Hill Game Company
    • Panzer Command by Victory Games
    • Air and Armor by West End Games

The Grenadier 32

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Publish Date: 1987
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Yonder: The Wild Blue – a discussion of aerial wargames by John Prados
  • Watchdogs of the Empire: The British Army’s Participation in World War Two by John Gee
  • Game Designers Census by Bill Stone
  • Figures Don’t Lie: World War Two Casualty Comparisons by Suzanne Sobel
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • By Chance …or By Design: By Design or by Development by Jonathan Southard
  • Europa Notes: Optional Rules for Fire in the East by Paul X. F. Dunnigan
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Playability versus Reality: Warship by SSI
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Rommel’s War by Quarterdeck Games
    • Hellfire Pass by 3-W in The Wargamer 39
    • O’Connor’s Offensive by 3-W in The Wargamer 41
    • Norseman by Simulations Canada
    • McArthur: The Road to Bataan by 3-W in The Wargamer 44
    • Remember the Maine! The Spanish-American War, 1898 by Dragon Publishing in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 108
    • Dynamo: Dunkirk 1940 by 3-W in The Wargamer 53
    • Terrible Swift Sword – Battle of Gettysburg 2nd Edition by SPI [TSR]
    • Air Superiority by Game Designers Workshop

The Grenadier 31

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Published February 1987
60 pages
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Solitaire Gaming: The Closet Erupts – overview by Terry Baney
  • Ambush! review by John Jorgensen
  • RAF: So Few and So Much – review by James C. Gordon
  • Stoking Your Fire in the East Advanced Variants by Charles Sharp
  • Russia x 3 – a discussion of Stalingrad, Russian Campaign, and Russian Front by Andy Nunez
  • By Chance …or By Design: The Problems of Solitaire by Jonathan Southard
  • Europa Notes by John M. Astell
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Patton vs Rommel by Electronic Arts
    • Carriers at War by SSG
    • Field of Fire by SSI
  • Pass in Review – books of interest to the military hobbyist
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Bitter End by Hobby Japan Company
    • Khyber Rifles by 3-W in The Wargamer 40
    • The Great Invasion: The Gettysburg Campaign June 24 – July 3, 1863 by Clash of Arms Games
    • Ruweisat Ridge: The First Battle of El Alamein by Dragon Publishing in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 101
    • Fight on the Beaches by 3-W in The Wargamer 34
    • Cromwell’s Victory by Dragon Publishing in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 105
    • War to End Wars by 3-W
    • Paratrooper, The Normandy Airborne Invasion, June 6-8, 1944 for Advanced Squad Leader by The Avalon Hill Game Company

The Grenadier 30

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Published July – September 1986
Pages: 62
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.25″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Sharpsburg Epic: A Gleam of Bayonets review by Peter P. Perla
    • Crossing Burnside’s Bridge – historical insight by William Keith
  • A Wargamer’s Guide to American Civil War Battlefields by David S. Bieksza
  • It’s a VERY BIG Place: Three Views of Russian Front by Randy Heller, Edward McCormick, and Andy Nunez
  • The Umpire Strikes Back! – reply by Kevin Zucker
  • Germany’s East Front Allies: Italy by Franklyn Prieskop
  • Convention Reports:
    • Atlanticon ’86 by Terry Baney
    • Origins ’86: California Style by Wallace Poulter
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Computer Versus Counter: Battlefront by SSG
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • A Company on Parade: Wargaming in Japan by Jack Greene
  • By Chance …or By Design by Jonathan Southard
  • Pass in Review – books of interest to the military hobbyist
  • Europa Notes by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • The Korean War by Victory Games
    • RAF by West End Games
    • Wellington vs Massena by 3-W in The Wargamer 43
    • Storm Over Arnhem by The Avalon Hill Game Company
    • Shanghai Trader by Panther Games
    • Superpowers at War by Dragon Publishing in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 100
    • Persian Gulf: Third World War Game 4 by Game Designers Workshop
    • Rise of the House of Sa’ud: Civil War on the Arabian Peninsula by 3-W in The Wargamer 46
    • Torch: The Invasion of Northwest Africa, 1942-43 ( Europa XI) by Game Designers Workshop
    • Hitler’s War by The Avalon Hill Game Company

The Grenadier 29

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Published May – June 1986
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.25″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • World in Flames review by Jim Hambacher and Scott Jackson
  • Druid Counter insurgency in 61 A.D. – review by James T. Naughton
  • S— from Shinola analysis by Greg Costikyan
  • China Incident: Wellspring of the Pacific War – review by John T. O’Toole
  • Confessions of a Literate Grognard by Marion Bates
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Boot Camp: Wargame Jargon by Jonathan Southard
  • Europa Notes: Red Falcons by Charles Sharp
  • Pass in Review – books of interest to the military hobbyist by George Mead, Booksellor
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Gato by Spectrum Holobyte
    • Silent Serrvice by Microprose
    • Balance of Power by Chris Crawford
    • Clash of Wills by Digital Kamp [sic] Group
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Duel for Kharkov by People’s War Games
    • Pacific Fleet: the decline and fall of the Japanese Empire by Hobby Japan Company
    • Napoleon at Lutzen by 3-W in The Wargamer 32
    • Thunder at Lutzen by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 99
    • Sixth Fleet – Modern Naval Combat in the Mediterranean by Victory Games
    • Warlords: China in Disarray 1916-1950 by Panther Games
    • Unconditional Surrender by 3-W in The Wargamer 36

The Grenadier 28

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Published March – April 1986
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • No Pasaran! Errata
  • Napoleon at Bat: The Games of Kevin Zucker by Marion Bates
  • East Wind Rain review by Fred Helfferich
  • Trial of Strength: 18 Easy Phases – review by John T. O’Toole
  • Strategic Games of the American Civil War
    • Part 4: Victory Games’The Civil War by James T. Naughton
  • Europa Notes: A Collector’s Guide by Marc Miller
  • By Chance… or By Design by Jonathan Southard
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Europe Ablaze by SSG
    • U.S.A.A.F. by SSI
    • Operation Market Garden by SSI
    • Breakthrough in the Ardennes by SSI
  • Pass in Review – books of interest to the military hobbyist by George Mead, Booksellor
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • B.H. Liddell Hart’s History of the Second World War Part One: Hitler Turns Against Russia by Task Force Games
    • B.H. Liddell Hart’s History of the Second World War Part Two: The Overrunning of the West by Task Force Games
    • Spain and Portugal (Europa X ) by Game Designers Workshop
    • World in Flames, Global Conflict 1939-1945 by Australian Design Group
    • Arctic Front: The Third World War Game 3 by Game Designers Workshop
    • Pacific War by Victory Games
    • Drive on Stalingrad: Battle for Southern Russia by TSR, Inc.

The Grenadier 27

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Published January – February 1986
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.25″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • The First Victims of World War Two – a history of the Spanish Civil War by Bob Black
  • Ejercito Espanol – the order of battle of the Spanish Army by John Gee
  • No Pasaran! a Spanish Civil War variant approved for GDW’s Europa by John Gee and Jeff Millefoglie [Note this has full color counters that require mounting]
  • Rolling Thunder review by John Prados
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Europa Notes: All in Favor of Whichkreig? by John M. Astell
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] Tsushima by Bill Nichols
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Air Cav West End Games
    • Battles for the Ardennes: Game of Blitzkrieg’s Rise and Fall by SPI [TSR]
    • Power and Resolution by Simulations Canada
    • Sirocco, Desert Raiders Battle Game by TSR, Inc.
    • Pax Britannica by Victory Games

The Grenadier 26

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Ppublished May – August 1985
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Wargaming Without Intelligence by John Burtt
    • 8th Army
    • Normandy Campaign
    • Clash of Steel
    • West Wall
    • Operation Market-Garden
  • Fred Helfferich: an interview by Jack Radey
  • All in favor of Blitzkrieg – a Fire in the East roundtable – Part 2 – by Jack Radey
  • Wargaming in 1990 – article by Jack Greene
  • Strategic Games of the American Civil War
    • Part III: Mr. Lincoln’s War by James T. Naughton
  • Origins XI: Return to the Eastern Front by Terry A. Baney
  • Europa Notes: Stalin’s Notebooks by Charles C. Sharp
  • By Chance… or by Design? by Jonathan Southard
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Road To Moscow computer wargame by Ba’rac Ltd.
    • Operation Market-Garden: Descent into Hell by Game Designers Workshop
    • Hell Hath No Fury by 3-W in The Wargamer 38
    • South Mountain by West End Games
    • Road to Vicksburg: The Battle of Champion Hill by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 103
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