Scent of a Gamer

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

A monster returns: Kingdom Death on Kickstarter

In 2012, a very different sort of miniatures-based board game appeared on Kickstarter. Kingdom Death would take hours to play, and be curious blend of RPG and boss battles, with … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

MtG artists: Aaron Miller

Aaron Miller has illustrated several dozen cards for Magic: the Gathering, and also recently launched a set of token cards for Magic players to use. His art is a favourite … Continue reading

November 26, 2016

Lorehammer: Orion, the King in the Wood

Orion will be one of the starting lords for the Wood Elf faction in Warhammer: Total War, but who is he? He doesn’t look much like an elf. The long … Continue reading

November 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

3 Tips on hobby blogging from a hobby blogger

Scent of a Gamer is about to wrap up its fourth year of existence, with over 500 articles written. I wanted to take a pause and think about where I … Continue reading

November 20, 2016

My Nils Hamm card collection updated for 2016

2016 has been a good year to be a fan of Nils Hamm’s art, as a good number of new cards were added, particularly in the Shadows Over Innistrad block. … Continue reading

November 19, 2016

Extending The Edge

Early last year I covered a Kickstarter project called The Edge, a miniatures range from Poland with some great looking figures. After delivering on that project, the creators are back … Continue reading

November 12, 2016

Storm of Sigmar complete

With the completion of the final three models in the Storm of Sigmar box, I have completed my first project for the year, and not a moment too soon! Here … Continue reading

November 12, 2016

MtG artists: Ryan Alexander Lee

Ryan Lee’s art first appeared in the recent Theros block, and has been with us in sets since then, usually 1-2 pieces per set. I’ve selected five of my favourites … Continue reading

November 6, 2016

Storm of Sigmar update 3

With the Khornate forces complete I now move on to Sigmar’s troops. I don’t now what these guys are called either. That is something about Age of Sigmar in general; … Continue reading

November 5, 2016

Mythic Battles: Pantheon on Kickstarter

Following their successful Conan game, Mythic Games have returned to their original ancient Greek mythology setting to release an new and improved game, Mythic Battles: Pantheon. This game benefits from … Continue reading

November 5, 2016