Scent of a Gamer

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

ArtStation stop: Jana Schirmer

Jana Schirmer’s art often boats bright, bold colours. Her art has been seen on Magic: the Gathering cards and elsewhere too. Here’s five of my favourites from her ArtStation page: … Continue reading

April 30, 2017

Avoiding launch mistakes: Warhammer 40,000 8th edition

I’ve previously talked about the poor reception that Age of Sigmar’s launch received back in May 2015. I’ve also noted how the game warmed up after the release of the … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 5 Comments

The hills have knives: Naggaroth

Naggaroth, the land of Chill. A ruined landscape of rocky shards, blasted trees and black, icy pools where swimming is not recommended. It was to this land that the Dark … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Amonkhet art review

Magic’s latest set takes us of their version of ancient Egypt; a desert city rules over by an absentee God-Pharaoh, who is none other than regular villain Nicol Bolas! The … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · 3 Comments

Game design package on Kickstarter

An interesting project popped up on Kickstarter recently. The White Box advertises itself as the game design workshop in a box. If you’re a budding tabletop game designer this project … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Dark Age archers complete

I’ve completed the final 8 levy archers for SAGA. Dark Age is an obsolete term these days, so I guess these are more correctly referred to as early Medieval archers. … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · 5 Comments

Tools of the Trade

Tabletop Minions recently compiled a video where they interviewed a number of professional miniature painters and asked each of the them the same questions. The answers are as interesting as … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · 7 Comments