Scent of a Gamer

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

Magic art gallery: Angels

Angels take many forms in fantasy and mythology. Magic: the Gathering is no different. Angels have been concepted in many ways over the history of the game. ‘Flying warrior of … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · 4 Comments

Shenanigans stall tablescapes

The Tablescapes tiles sets from Secret Weapon will soon be really hard to get if this recent statement by Secret Weapon is anything to go by. Long story short; the … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · 5 Comments

John Avon playmats on Kickstarter

John Avon’s full frame lands from Unhinged are some of the most sought-after cards in Magic, at least when it comes to basic lands. The artists has now set up … Continue reading

September 24, 2017

Ixalan art review

  The world Ixalan is a world of dinosaurs and pirates. I know you’re sold already, but Ixalan is also a world of lost lands, hidden cities, and vampiric conquistadors. … Continue reading

September 24, 2017

Compressed adventures: a review of Tiny Epic Quest

Tiny Epic Quest is the latest in the line of the ‘tiny epic’ series of games from Gamelyn Games. Tiny Epic Quest sees the players trying to find weapons for … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

More details emerge on Magic the Gathering Arena

Since the reveal of Magic: the Gathering at HasCon earlier this month, I have been keeping a lazy eye on any other details to emerge. I’ve made a list below. … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

Your new chase cards for Magic: the Gathering

Back in 2004, the Unhinged set was released for Magic: the Gathering. Most of the cards in this set were silver-bordered, meaning not legal for tournament play. ┬áThese cards were … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

Space Hulk update 4

I’ve completed the first six genestealers. This was very much a learning paint job, finding out what I could actually do with these models. Long story short, I changed the … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · 3 Comments

Hobby games grow faster

The hobby games industry is in its ninth year of growth and that growth is accelerating, according to the latest industry update from ICv2. The graphic below breaks down the … Continue reading

September 16, 2017

Magic: the Gathering Arena revealed

The logo for Magic: the Gathering Arena was revealed a while back. Other than the fact that is was electronic, nothing else was known about the product. From the demonstration … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Target: update 75

To stay on track for this year’s target of 100 models painted, I needed to have 75 models painted by the end of September. Thanks to those Perry pikemen I … Continue reading

September 10, 2017

Rising Tide: a new kind of Pandemic

Via TabletopGamingNews Pandemic: Rising Tide is the next game in the series coming out from Z-Man games. The original Pandemic had players working together to save the world from a … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · 3 Comments

A Verry Perry army, update 1

Today (fathers’ day in Australia) I had the afternoon to myself. Having received paint brushes as a gift I was looking to make immediate use of them. While looking under … Continue reading

September 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

Battle for Angelus Prime at Warhammer World

The Battle for Angelus Prime is by far the largest display at Warhammer World. It occupies and entire room. As you move through the exhibition area, the door takes you … Continue reading

September 3, 2017

Necromunda contents revealed

The Warhammer-Community website has a post up showing the box contents of the forthcoming Necromunda game, and here they are: So my first thoughts are that I’ve saved myself the … Continue reading

September 2, 2017 · 4 Comments