Scent of a Gamer

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

ArtStation stop: Alexander Forssberg

From landscapes to character close ups, and from fantasy to science fiction, Alexander Forssberg’s work covers a wide field. His ArtStation page is a treasure trove of evocative images. Here … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bringing back the biff: Blood Bowl 2016

Games Workshop’s venerable game Blood Bowl is back with a new boxed set (and just in time for Christmas, too!) Blood Bowl was first released in 1987 but the 3rd … Continue reading

December 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lorehammer: Durthu hates you

Are you alive? Are you a human, goblin, or orc? Yes? Then Durthu hates you and wants you to die. Please remain where you are and someone will be along … Continue reading

December 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

The breadth of Kaladesh Draft

It’s a couple of months after the release of Magic’s Kaladesh set. With sets of recent years, by this time draft enthusiasm is winding down and people are looking forward … Continue reading

December 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Warseer reborn

Popular website Warseer went offline in the middle of 2016 and did not return. Later information revealed the site had been subjected to a serious hack – in some ways … Continue reading

December 3, 2016 · 2 Comments

A monster returns: Kingdom Death on Kickstarter

In 2012, a very different sort of miniatures-based board game appeared on Kickstarter. Kingdom Death would take hours to play, and be curious blend of RPG and boss battles, with … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

MtG artists: Aaron Miller

Aaron Miller has illustrated several dozen cards for Magic: the Gathering, and also recently launched a set of token cards for Magic players to use. His art is a favourite … Continue reading

November 26, 2016 · Leave a comment