Scent of a Gamer

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

Blackstone Fortress unboxing

I collected my copy of Blackstone Fortress today and cracked open the box to see the sweetness within. The box art is repeated inside on a print, though in my … Continue reading

November 25, 2018 · 2 Comments

Bard’s Tale I walkthrough, part 7: the final battle

You’ve made it through most of Mangar’s Tower, now only the final level and the evil wizard himself remain to be defeated. Yes, that blank area at the top of … Continue reading

November 25, 2018 · 1 Comment

Ultimate Masters art review

The latest reprint set from Wizards of the Coast has attract attention for its pricing model of ‘even-more-premium-than-usual’ but there’s some great new art in this set too. Card illustrations … Continue reading

November 24, 2018 · 3 Comments

Bard’s Tale I walkthrough part 6: Mangar’s Tower

Once you’ve finished in Kylearan’s Tower, it’s time to get on to Mangar’s Tower and the end of the game. This penultimate part covers the first four of the five … Continue reading

November 24, 2018 · 2 Comments

Bard’s Tale I walkthrough part 5: Kylearan’s Tower

No time to rest after completing Baron Harkyn’s Castle! Teleported straight to Kylearan’s Tower, you’ll find this is more of a puzzle than a dungeon. Phase Door and Apport Arcane … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Bard’s Tale I walkthrough part 4: Baron Harkyn’s Castle

After the catacombs, even if you didn’t pick up the hint to come to Harkyn’s domain next, it’s the only area open to you that you haven’t yet explored. The … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Rampart Kickstarter

I’m a sucker for some good looking tabletop terrain, so naturally my eye was drawn to the Rampart Kickstarter project. This project if for highly detailed plastic terrain, which currently … Continue reading

November 17, 2018 · 5 Comments