Scent of a Gamer

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

God grant they never set foot here again! Muslim factions in SAGA Crescent and Cross

The three Muslim factions in the Crescent and Cross book give players a wide choice of armies and play style to choose from, just as the Christian factions do. From … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

MtG Artists: Daarken

Daarken’s art first appeared in the set Future Sight, along with another favourite of mine, Nils Hamm. In this case, these were ‘futureshifted’ artists. Wizards knew their work was going … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

God wills it! Christian factions in SAGA Crescent and Cross

Crescent and Cross gives us three Christian factions, representing those fighting under the cross from Iberia to the Levant. For SAGA players there are three quite different factions to explore. … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

The metal option: Dragon Scales dice by Ulfsark Games

The dice from the crowdfunding project I backed in April have turned up, and they are looking nice. I previously mentioned the Dragon Scales dice from Ulfsark Games when the … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two critical centuries: A review of SAGA: The crescent and the cross

The original SAGA: the Viking age was released in 2011 it became a surprise hit – unusual for a historical title. Three years later we see a new version of … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

A large wargaming survey

Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy magazine recently undertook a large scale online survey of wargamers. Given the magazine’s focus is on historical gaming many of the questions (and I’m sure most … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Imperial Knight complete

The Imperial Knight is now finished! Painted, based, and with some nice shoulder, shield, and banner decorations. The water slide transfers didn’t do it for me as the main decorations … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · Leave a comment
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