Scent of a Gamer

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

A different Zombicide

The Zombicide trains continues rolling. This once-Kickstarted board game is now well and truly established as a top seller at retail. The makers of the game still use Kickstarter as … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dominaria art review

The Dominaria set heralds a return to Magic’s past. In spite of being a setting where the planeswalker protagonists can go to any plane at will, most of Magic’s early … Continue reading

April 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Reach for the light: a review of Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a new board game that puts you in charge of growing and recycling trees in a forest. In nature, trees are in competition with each other, though by … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 3 Comments

Paint, sell, or throw?

This post was inspired by a couple of events. First, I was looking through old articles on this blog (as you do), when I cam across the Pile of Shame … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 7 Comments

Challenge met

The Challenger decks release last week-end and the early signs are that this is a great new product. In the past, Wizards have been coy about adding actual good cards … Continue reading

April 14, 2018 · 3 Comments

Blood Bowl Dwarf team complete

With the pair of slayers finally finished, the Blood Bowl Dwarf team is now done: I rebased the team to make it look as though they are playing Dungeonbowl rather … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · 3 Comments

Reservations about the Reserved List

Right now the Reserved List is a dead weight on the game of Magic: the Gathering. I don’t believe it should be discarded, but it could be changed to become … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · 1 Comment