Scent of a Gamer

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

ArtStation stop: Michael Chang

Michael Chang is another concept artist whose work can be found on ArtStation. His work ranges from fantasy to science fiction via steampunk. There’s a little something there for all … Continue reading

December 27, 2015

Asmodee changes the game

Thanks to a series of acquisitions in recent years Asmodee, or more correctly, Asmodee North America, is a now a very large company in that market. They own Days of … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Xmas models 2015

Merry Christmas everyone! Like many gamers I am in the habit of saying “eh, some models, I guess…” in response to the “what would you like for Christmas?” questions. This … Continue reading

December 26, 2015

MtG artists: Rob Alexander

Rob Alexander is best known for his lands, and that will come through strongly in the selection below. In reality he has produced far more than just awesome landscapes for … Continue reading

December 20, 2015

The Talisman Cataclysm

Talisman remains a game a like more for the nostalgia than for the quality of gameplay. The characters and fantasy setting are charming enough, but there’s too much Monopoly overhang … Continue reading

December 20, 2015

2000AD on The Guardian

The Guardian has an interesting, if short, article on 2000AD, featuring interviews with some of the creators. If you aren’t aware; 2000AD is a weekly British comic that typically features … Continue reading

December 19, 2015

SAGA Revenants update 1

I’ve completed the first 12 of 48 metal revenants for SAGA. While they took a little longer than I had expected, I’m happy with how they turned out. More importantly … Continue reading

December 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

“That’s exactly what happened”: Rick Priestley interview

There is a great article about the early Games Workshop over at Isegoria.  I recommend this even if you aren’t especially a fan of the Warhammer universe. As an industry veteran … Continue reading

December 13, 2015

Warhammer Total War campaign map

  The newest video for Warhammer Total War shows off the campaign map and it’s great to see the Old World brought to life:   There were a few interesting … Continue reading

December 13, 2015

MtG artists: Raymond Swanland

Raymond Swanland’s art style is recognisable to many Magic players. His lines draw the eye effortlessly across each piece, and his colours are bold. Just what a Magic card needs! … Continue reading

December 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Ironman IV miniatures charity auction

There are a couple of auctions up on eBay right now to support the charity Poppy’s Angels, which helps a young girl and her family recover from her recent cancer … Continue reading

December 12, 2015

Well, I could…

…but I won’t. And here ends the article on whether or not I’ll use the Betrayal at Calth board game to springboard into Horus Heresy gaming. You can stop here … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

ArtStation stop: Wadim Kashin

Mesmerising. I was trying to think of a word to describe Wadim Kashin’s work, and this is the word that came to me. The colours are bold and the subject … Continue reading

December 5, 2015

Board game level up

I saw this one via Reddit and had to share. A group of gamers decided that the Game of Thrones board game was not… epic enough and set about expanding … Continue reading

December 5, 2015