Scent of a Gamer

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

Crystal Brush 2018 winners

This year’s Crystal Brush miniatures painting competition was held in April (as always). However I was distracted and missed seeing the winners, or posting anything here. Time to remedy that … Continue reading

August 12, 2018 · 6 Comments

The Bard’s Tale trilogy remastered

Remastering of old computer games seems to be the flavour of the month, and it’s a flavour I enjoy as an *ahem* older gamer. Latest on the list is the … Continue reading

August 12, 2018 · 3 Comments

Tablescapes Dungeons

My final outstanding miniatures Kickstarter has arrived today – the Tablescapes Dungeons. As with the original Tablescapes Kickstarter this one suffered from delays, most of which were avoidable. Second time … Continue reading

August 11, 2018 · 3 Comments

Neglected models: Vindicaire

I think I picked this model up in one of my “maybe I’ll play 40k someday” phases. I have never regretted the purchase, as the model looks great. Here he … Continue reading

August 11, 2018 · 6 Comments

$1.5 billion for hobby games in North America

ICv2 has once again updated their sales charts for hobby games, and the new is both good and surprising. Firstly, the market size has increased compared with previous years, to … Continue reading

August 5, 2018 · 5 Comments

SAGA faction review: Norse-gaels

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Norse-gaels are the descendants of … Continue reading

August 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

MtG artists: Nils Hamm (second look)

Nils Hamm was among the first Magic artists I profiled in this series, all the way back in 2013, the first year of this blog. Definitely time for an update! … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · Leave a comment