Scent of a Gamer

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

SAGA faction review: The Last Romans

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Roman Empire fell, as all … Continue reading

July 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Trogdor on Kickstarter

The latest board game to catch my eye on Kickstarter comes from the creator of Homestarrunner which I think you either get or you don’t. Trogdor the board game sees you … Continue reading

July 28, 2018 · 3 Comments

MtG artists: Rob Alexander (second look)

My series of Magic: the Gathering articles continues. As it’s been going on for a few years now, some artists have new favourite cards (in my eyes, anyway) or I’ve … Continue reading

July 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tabletop terrain: dead trees

Games Workshop’s trees are still on of my favourite terrain pieces. So characterful and they give you plenty of options as a modeller. I’ve completed three, which is one box’s … Continue reading

July 22, 2018 · 5 Comments

SAGA faction review: Anglo-Danes

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? Initial viking raids on England were … Continue reading

July 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Smiths of Winterforge review

Smiths of Winterforge is a fun and well-paced board game of dwarven crafting. The game puts you in charge of a dwarven clan attempting to forge the best armour and … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cthulu: death may die Kickstarter

Another week, another Cthulu-themed board game appears on Kickstarter. This one is from Cool Mini or Not, and it shows in that the focus here seems more on the miniatures … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · 6 Comments