Scent of a Gamer

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

Decembruary update: Goremaw begins

My Decembruary entry took a back seat while I assembled all my models acquired this year. With the assembly completed I can turn my attention back to my chosen entry: … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 2 Comments

GW Build & Paint review

One of my Christmas model gifts this year was a complete series 1 Build and Paint set for the Space Marines. I’ve seen these around, but I’ve seen little chatter … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 4 Comments

MtG artists: Lars Grant-West

Lars Grant-West’s first card illustrated for Magic was the card Toxin Sliver, all the way back in the Legions set. Since then almost 100 cards have appeared with his name … Continue reading

December 30, 2017

Magic finance 102: price drivers

  Prices for individual Magic cards rise and fall over time, creating opportunities for profit – or loss. Here we’ll look at the important drivers of price. Demand for cards … Continue reading

December 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

The December assembly

I spent a lot longer than I thought assembling all the models I acquired in 2017. In all it took 4 days of intense assembly to get everything together. I … Continue reading

December 24, 2017 · 4 Comments

GWs new approach to FAQs

The ‘new Games Workshop’ still retains the capability to surprise grumpy old gamers such as myself. This time it’s with the news that they will -gasp!- establish a forward schedule … Continue reading

December 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Magic finance 101

Magic finance is the term applied to the practice of buying individual Magic: the Gathering cards and then later selling them for more than was paid. Easier said than done, … Continue reading

December 23, 2017 · 2 Comments