Scent of a Gamer

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

Old World armies part 3: across the waves

We started with a map showing one part of the Warhammer world. With part 3, it’s time to expand that map and show the whole thing: It’s important to note … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Old World armies part 2: expanding the old world

Welcome to part two of the three part series looking at armies in the Warhammer world for the benefit of those playing Warhammer: Total War and wondering how the game … Continue reading

June 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Old World Armies part 1: extending the game

This series of three articles examines the armies of the Warhammer Old World. The articles are intended to give players of Warhammer: Total War some insight into how the existing … Continue reading

June 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

MtG artists: Cyril van der Haegen

Cyril van der Haegen’s art first appeared in the original Ravnica block and he has since contributed many memorable pieces to the game. From close up character pieces to landscapes, … Continue reading

June 19, 2016

A time for heroes: the Marvel Universe Miniatures Game

Knight Models has a licensed game out to go with their licensed line of 35mm miniatures based in the Marvel Universe. Ordinary this might be considered an afterthought but in … Continue reading

June 19, 2016

Titus Lunter’s artist journey

Titus Lunter has published an interesting blog post about becoming an artist for Wizards for the Coast after three years of trying. It gives both a personal account of Titus’ … Continue reading

June 18, 2016

Warhammer Quest: then and now

I assembled the Silver Tower miniatures last week-end, and decided to see how the new models compared to their predecessors. The certainly look quite different. ┬áNew box, old box. No … Continue reading

June 18, 2016 · 4 Comments

Massive Darkness Kickstarter

A new dungeon adventure game has hit Kickstarter. Massive Darkness is a CMON project, and given their impressive track record over recent years it’s not surprising to see early success … Continue reading

June 11, 2016

The Factions of Total War: Warhammer

Five playable factions are available to you in Warhammer: Total War, and each plays differently, but in a manner that will be familiar to players of the tabletop game of … Continue reading

June 11, 2016

MtG artists: Jesper Ejsing

Work from Jesper Ejsing (it’s pronounced icing) first appeared in Magic’s Lorwyn block, with an art style inspired by British folklore. Since then he has contributed art to many more … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Willy Miniatures human team

I was idly browsing Kickstarter (as you do) when I spotted some miniatures from a company I recognised. It’s been three years (!) since I bought the chaos team from … Continue reading

June 5, 2016

Total War: Warhammer first review

They nailed it. If that is all you wanted to know, then that is all you need. This game is fantastic, and the game many a fan of the Warhammer … Continue reading

June 4, 2016