Scent of a Gamer

From the computer to the tabletop, this is all about games. Updated each week-end.

Basic lands in Magic

Basic land cards are often overlooked in Magic: the Gathering. They are the building blocks of the game, the invisible keystone without which the system would collapse. They perform a … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Star Wars Imperial Assault announced

Hot on the heels of the Star Wars Armada announcement, comes this latest Star Wars game from Fantasy Flight – Imperial Assault.  The boxed will be priced the same as Star … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Star Wars Armada announced

Fantasy Flight Games will be releasing a companion game it its popular X-Wing Miniatures games. Called Star Wars Armada this game will focus on larger battles with bigger ships.   … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tabletop sales update August 2014

ICv2 have published their latest details on top sellers across different tabletop games categories. Some areas show little change from the previous update, others are very interesting. Board Games Ticket to … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

MtG Artists: Carl Critchlow

Carl Critchlow is another of my nostalgia artists; when I see his work on Magic: the Gathering, I also think about his earlier work I’ve enjoyed. The Thrud the Barbarian … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Imperial Knight update 2

I’ve added some metal and even some colour to the knight, with plenty more still to do:   After much thought and consideration of palette options, I’ve decided to go … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Garruk challenge card

At the Magic 2015 pre-release, all players got to take away a Garruk challenge card. It’s similar to the Theros block challenge decks, but as you might have guessed, this … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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