Scent of a Gamer

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

ArtStation stop: Eve Ventrue

Eve Ventrue’s ArtStation page is filled with interesting character designs, male and female. The characters have an intense, mournful air about them. The Sombre Queen This is my personal favourite … Continue reading

June 28, 2015

Not enough stitches: a review of Timeline

Timeline is a simple, inexpensive game from Asmodee. It’s easy to learn and fun to play. The game pieces some in an attractive tin. The goal of Timeline is to … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Civ V factions: Japan

Japan is primarily an aggressive faction with unique units that enable conquest. In addition their unique ability allows their injured units to attack at full strength. Japan can win a … Continue reading

June 27, 2015

MtG artists: Will Murai

Willian Murai’s art has a magical quality that makes it well-suited to the various worlds of Magic: the Gathering. His Theros block art in particular always captured the eye. I … Continue reading

June 27, 2015

My top 5 computer games, 1990-1999

The 1990s were a crowded decade for me with computer games. The transition from school to university combined with still living at home combined to halcyon days in terms of … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Forests of Magic: the Gathering

From gloomy woods to bring glades, to trees growing in city districts there have been an abundant variety of forests of Magic land art. A usual it was not an … Continue reading

June 21, 2015

Victory from defeat: Conquest of the Gods

A Kickstarter failed last year. For a new miniatures game called Conquest of the Gods. For many prospective game developers, this would be the end of the story, but for … Continue reading

June 20, 2015