Scent of a Gamer

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

Six straight years of growth for hobby games: ICv2

The last year hobby games (a catchall term for board, card, dice miniatures and RPGs) failed to grow was in 2008 – the year that the GFC really hit home. … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

MtG artists: Erica Yang

Erica Yang has been illustrating Magic cards since Scars of Mirrodin and has done over 40 cards to date. Her bright colours tend to make her art stand out on … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

How plastic miniatures are made

Renedra have been posting an interesting set of videos showing their manufacturing process for plastic figures. The example they are using are the forthcoming Light Cavalry box from Perry Miniatures. … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Draft of a gamer: ordinary Abzan

Following the previous write-up and some discussions around that, I realised in no uncertain terms that while I need to look at my focus on the game state, I really … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Civ V factions: The Aztecs

The Aztecs are an aggressive faction in Civ 5. They performs best in jungle terrain and have bonuses designed to keep them in the fight for longer. Preferred landscape Pangaea … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Draft of a Gamer: drifting back to Sultai

Friday night is draft night again! There was the minor issue of a cyclone sending large amounts of rain my way, but luckily nature has respect for the draft. The … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shieldwolf Kickstarter

A new miniatures Kickstarter caught my eye earlier today. I try not to look, really I do. With the recent Bones II shipping I have felt renewed pangs of missingoutitis … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 1 Comment
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