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English citations of grognard
- 1999, Michael (username), “How to recognize a grognard? :-)”, in comp.sys.ibm.pc.games.war-historical on Usenet:
- When will I know that I've turned into a Grognard? What games are considered Grognard games?
2003, Mark H. Walker, Games that Sell!:
- I'm an old-time grognard and still prefer the old pen-and-paper monster games over computer games.
2006, Will Kaufman, The Civil War in American Culture:
- ... supported by an industry of grognard-designers who have turned the Civil War battlefield into an 'audiovisual diegetic space' —that is, an on-screen ...
- This appears to be an adjectival sense.
2003, Katie Salen, Eric Zimmerman, Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals:
- So are so-called "hardcore gamers," from grognard historical wargamers to deathmatch clan leaders with tricked-out custom PCs. In general, dedicated players ...