Scent of a Gamer

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

Bones update 28: the giants

After a few months on the painting tray, I have finally completed the trio of Bones giants. The middle giant is from the original Bones Kickstarter, while the other two … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · 8 Comments

Magic Arena open beta review

Magic the Gathering Arena has emerged into open beta and is ready for general play. It’s a good way to play Magic if you previously played the game but find … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · 6 Comments

MtG artists: Viktor Titov

Viktor Titov has been illustrating cards since the Khans of Tarkir block, making him a relative newcomer to the game. Still over this time he has produced many striking cards, … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sometimes you can go back: a review of Bard’s Tale Trilogy

The original Bard’s Tale game was released in 1985 and challenged the player to take a party of adventurers out into the city of Skara Brae and save it from … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

RIP Carlos Ezquerra

If you didn’t grow up on a steady diet of 2000AD, first – my condolences – you missed out. Second, you may not be aware of the recrent passing of … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Industrial terrain: small pipes

A small update on the industrial terrain here, as I have completed a set of small pipes: I enjoyed using the rust effects once again on one of the pieces. … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Genestealer Cult gang

Here’s another group of miniatures I acquired during my 2017 visit to the UK. It’s true that Australian gamers get a little wild-eyed at being able to buy Games Workshop … Continue reading

October 6, 2018 · 9 Comments