Scent of a Gamer

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

Zombie Fighters update 1

Summer is hot in Queensland, Australia. Very hot. Painting tends to be an exercise in futility and frustration. The paint will dry into the brush before you can get it … Continue reading

January 31, 2015

Looking for NZ painters

The Perry twins put a recent post on their Facebook page about a mammoth project they are doing in concert with Peter Jackson. “We were asked by Peter Jackson to … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Can Warhammer be saved? Should Warhammer be saved?

To anyone with eyes, the game of Warhammer is in trouble. It is now in long-term decline with no end in sight to the current trend. The evidence is there … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 10 Comments

So you want to be a tabletop game designer

This is the title of a great article you should check out if you’re interested in designing tabletop games. The article covers the basics and also gives a logical stage-by-stage … Continue reading

January 24, 2015

MtG artists: Mark Zug

Mark Zug’s illustrations have been featured on Magic cards for over 10 years now. As a ‘veteran’ artist we have seen his work on around 150 cards. Chainer, Dementia Master … Continue reading

January 24, 2015

Are you a ‘one game’ gamer?

A recent article at Kotaku looks at a rising phenomenon; gamers who only play one game. While this is not a new phenomenon it appears to be more common than … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 8 Comments

Green and pleasant: a review of Tablescapes Rolling Fields tiles

The Rolling Fields set of tiles from Tablscapes provides for a traditional wargames table. The terrain is relatively even and good for moving models around on, especially individual models grouped … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · 4 Comments