Scent of a Gamer

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

New Dungeons & Dragons

Release dates for the new edition of Dungeons & Dragons have been announced, with the starter set due in the middle of July 2014. The aren’t calling it 5th edition, … Continue reading

May 24, 2014

Khans of Tarkir

The new block for Magic: the Gathering has been announced – Khans of Tarkir. Wizards of the Coast have provided us with a couple of art pieces only at this … Continue reading

May 24, 2014

SAGA Crescent and Cross factions

September 2014 update: Here’s my review of the three Christian factions Thanks to The Tapestry there are some images available of the new SAGA factions that debuted at Salute 2014. … Continue reading

May 24, 2014

A Conspiracy preview

A special preview video appeared on YouTube today. It shows eight players drafting the new Conspiracy set, and then playing out their games in two multiplayer groups of four players … Continue reading

May 18, 2014

MtG Artists: Terese Nielsen

Terese Nielsen is one of Magic’s more enduring artists, providing card illustrations since 1996. Her style is instantly recognisable, and yet manages to fit into to many of Magic’s varied … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Loot Crate

I was not aware of this site and its service until I saw it as a separate reward on the recent TableTop Season 3 page. Turns out, I am way … Continue reading

May 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tabletop season 3

I’ve been a fan of the YouTube show Tabletop, hosted by Wil Wheaton. Each episode sees Wil and friends play a different tabletop game (generally a board or card game). … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Custom Dice on Kickstarter

On the heels of Dragon Bones (now known as Dragon Scales) comes this larger scale custom dice project from the US. In this project you can design your own custom … Continue reading

May 10, 2014

Journey Into Nyx art review

Journey Into Nyx is the final set in the Theros block. The planeswalker Elspeth has journeyed into the gods’ own realm to defeat the planeswalker-turned-god Xenagos and restore balance to … Continue reading

May 3, 2014

2014 Crystal Brush winners

The Crystal Brush miniatures painting contest is over for another year – so time to get qualifying for 2015! The Crystal Brush page has been updated with winners in all … Continue reading

May 3, 2014

MtG Artists: Daren Bader

Daren Bader has produced over 150 cards for Magic: the Gathering over the years, and reducing thta to five examples was never going to be easy. We last saw new … Continue reading

May 3, 2014