Scent of a Gamer

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

The wisdom of goldfish

In Magic: the Gathering, “goldfishing” is a term for testing your deck against an absent opponent. You cast your creatures and spells, attack and so on. Your opponent does nothing, … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · 2 Comments

Neglected models

May is neglected models month, a challenge to dig out some older models and give them the paint job they deserve. This is definitely a challenge I can participate in! … Continue reading

April 28, 2018 · 4 Comments

A different Zombicide

The Zombicide trains continues rolling. This once-Kickstarted board game is now well and truly established as a top seller at retail. The makers of the game still use Kickstarter as … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dominaria art review

The Dominaria set heralds a return to Magic’s past. In spite of being a setting where the planeswalker protagonists can go to any plane at will, most of Magic’s early … Continue reading

April 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Reach for the light: a review of Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a new board game that puts you in charge of growing and recycling trees in a forest. In nature, trees are in competition with each other, though by … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 3 Comments

Paint, sell, or throw?

This post was inspired by a couple of events. First, I was looking through old articles on this blog (as you do), when I cam across the Pile of Shame … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 7 Comments

Challenge met

The Challenger decks release last week-end and the early signs are that this is a great new product. In the past, Wizards have been coy about adding actual good cards … Continue reading

April 14, 2018 · 3 Comments