Scent of a Gamer

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

Tabletop terrain: ammo crates

One part of the Build & Paint kits I liked was the ammo crates that came as extras in the sets. Unlike the other Build & Paint inclusions, I hadn’t … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · 4 Comments

Freyja’s Wrath Kickstarter

Bad Squiddo Games has a new Kickstarter up for some great viking age miniatures. Annie Norman started her miniatures business when as a wargamer she found her choice of female … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

MtG artists: James Ryman

James Ryman has quietly illustrated almost 100 Magic cards over the last few years. By the time you read this article, he may well have passed that milestone. You may … Continue reading

January 27, 2018

SAGA 2 release date revealed

The second edition of SAGA is available for pre-order now and will ship in the week of 12 February 2018. For me SAGA was a game that took off initially, … Continue reading

January 21, 2018 · 2 Comments

Blood Bowl Dwarfs update 1

The 2018 painting continues as I finally put the finishing touches to the first Dwarfs of the Blood Bowl team I bought early in 2017. I won’t lie, these guys … Continue reading

January 21, 2018 · 8 Comments

Black Library calls for writers

If you’ve ever wanted to write for Games Workshop, then an opportunity to prove yourself just came up. As part of their anniversary celebrations, Black Library have put out a … Continue reading

January 20, 2018 · 2 Comments

Fun with playmats

Playmats are a non-essential accessory for card game players. Despite playing Magic since 2001, I’ve never found the need to own one. After the arrival of this package, I won’t … Continue reading

January 20, 2018 · 4 Comments