Scent of a Gamer

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

Shadows over Innistrad art review

Shadows over Innistrad is our second visit to the place of things that go bump in the night. This time around there are new horrors to explore along with some … Continue reading

March 27, 2016

MtG artists: Karla Ortiz

Karla Ortiz has illustrated only a handful of cards for Magic: the Gathering, but they have all been memorable. Character pieces are her specialty as you’ll see. Brago, King Eternal … Continue reading

March 26, 2016

500 articles

I received an unexpected message from WordPress after posting last week’s article about the DeepWars Kickstarter. That was my 500th article on Scent of a Gamer. Articles have covered a … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

DeepWars Kickstarter

The DeepWars miniatures game is one like no other – the games take place entirely underwater, leading to a line of miniatures you don’t see in other ranges, and some … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

One fantatic podcast

One Fantastic Week is a podcast presented by two independent artists, Sam Flegel and Pete Mohrbacher. The series looks at many aspects of working as an independent visual artist today, … Continue reading

March 20, 2016

5 Musts when running a tabletop games league

Whether it is for card games, board games, or miniatures games, a league can be an effective way to getting players to gather, meet one another, and play lots of … Continue reading

March 19, 2016

Two mistakes to avoid when you start out in miniatures painting

A recent article on Tabletop Game and Hobby highlighted two frequent mistakes made by people new to painting. I still find myself occasionally making the second one, and it never … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · 5 Comments