Scent of a Gamer

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

The sky is not the limit: a review of Rise to Power

Rise to Power is a strategy card game for 2-6 players. It plays in 30-40 minutes. In Rise to Power you must take on contracts from the city to power … Continue reading

April 26, 2015

Mtg artists: Michael Komarck

Michael Komarck’s lush art has graced fewer Magic cards than I had thought. His art is that impactful and memorable that is stays in the mind more than the number … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Draft of a gamer: the choke

The latest store draft saw two tables of drafters again, this time in two pods of six. I can only hope this continues through Dragons of Tarkir and into Magic: … Continue reading

April 25, 2015

From my dreams it has emerged

First, if you haven’t seen the cinamatic trailer for Total War: Warhammer, you can view that here: It’s early days, so no gameplay footage, and no real confirmation of playable … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Draft of a gamer: A tale of two drafts

This article will have two write-ups. One online draft and one paper draft. The more important difference is that the first draft I went 0-3 after making a poor first … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

The production line: painting miniatures in bulk, part 2: from assembly to undercoat

Here’s part 1 if you missed it. Once the miniatures are assembled, it’s time for the undercoat. Spray paints are going to be your friend here. They are excellent for … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Ragnarok comes to SAGA

There is a new, limited edition faction coming to the Saga game. Available from the end of April 2015 is the Revenants faction. The box comes with 49 miniatures, a … Continue reading

April 18, 2015