Scent of a Gamer

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

My top 5 mods for Civilization V

Mods have extended my play time in Civilization V by two years and counting. I was effectively ‘done’ with the game shortly after the release of the Brave New World … Continue reading

September 19, 2015

Draft of a gamer: Shaken off

This was a disappointing Magic Online draft that at least paid for itself. That is the silver lining though as this draft reminded me yet again that I still have … Continue reading

September 13, 2015

ArtStation stop: Max Bedulenko

Max Bedulenko’s art covers fantasy and science fiction setting, and goes from tight indoor scenes to sprawling landscapes, and some interesting character pieces too. Enjoy this selection: Black Bath Crypt … Continue reading

September 13, 2015

The wrong kind of chaos: a review of Goblins, Inc.

Goblins Inc. is a game for four players that takes about an hour to play. Players form teams of two and compete to first build and then battle with a … Continue reading

September 12, 2015

Battlefleet Gothic gameplay trailer

Battlefleet Gothic is another of Games Workshop’s well-loved and sadly unavailable miniatures games. Still the upcoming Battlefleet Gothic: Armada computer game should serve as a vicarious pleasure. The game centres … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 4 Comments

MtG artists: Mark Tedin

Mark Tedin illustrated cards for Magic’s first set, and to date has contributed well over 200 cards to the game. New art from Mark hasn’t been seen on cards since the … Continue reading

September 6, 2015

The production line, painting miniatures in bulk, part 4: from base colours to details

Once you base colours are on to your satisfaction there is another step, and that is to make each colour stand out. From part 3 we divided each model into several … Continue reading

September 6, 2015