Scent of a Gamer

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

Rolling hot: Diceforge review

2017 has been a good year for board games, at least from my perceptive. Diceforge is another innovative and fun game to come across my table this year, and to … Continue reading

December 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

MtG artists: Ryan Yee

Ryan Yee’s art appeared in earnest in the original Innistrad block in 2011, though a couple of illustrations appeared before then. His cards can always be relied on to provide … Continue reading

December 17, 2017 · 4 Comments

Warlayer 3D tabletop terrain

The 3D printer continues its quiet revolutionising of the tabletop. While you won’t see sharply detailed plastic figures emerge form those devices this decade, what we are seeing is a … Continue reading

December 17, 2017

Epic Isometric digital RPG tabletop

Hosted on drivethru RPG right now is the Epic Isometric set of RPG adventure helpers. These tools give you a series of maps for dungeons and outdoor areas, plus icons … Continue reading

December 16, 2017

Early Games Workshop: a history

Over on Unbound (that’s yet another crowdfunding website to you and me) there’s a book covering Games Workshop’s early years history. This books takes the reader from the company’s 1975 … Continue reading

December 10, 2017

Unstable art review

Unstable is the third “wacky” set for Magic: the Gathering, and by far their best effort in this sphere. The cards have silver borders, meaning they are not usable in … Continue reading

December 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

Ash Wastes complete

I’ve finished the last 16 of my 32 Tablescapes tiles. The first set were painted in a desert theme, and originally I’d intended for to use a greener theme for … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · 6 Comments