Scent of a Gamer

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

My top 5 computer games, 2010-2019

The most recent decade has been an interesting one for me in terms of gaming. In some ways I’ve spent a lot of gaming time looking backwards at older games … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · 2 Comments

2019 Magic art review

2019 was a good year for Magic art, driven mainly by the fairy-tale themed Throne of Eldraine set. Other sets provided their visual gems too, as we shall see. Card … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · 2 Comments

Captain Brasseye’s guide to The Reach: sightseeing

Once your trading game takes over and your little engine is chugging merrily away, your eyes might turn to the tumbling horizon. What lies out there, other than the next … Continue reading

December 28, 2019 · 4 Comments

2019 in miniature painting

270. That is the number of miniatures I completed this year. By contrast, in 2017 I was celebrating at having achieved an annual target of 100, and last year I … Continue reading

December 28, 2019 · 20 Comments

Happy holidays 2019!

Whether midwinter or midsummer, whatever the holidays are to you… I hope you enjoy them! As for me, I’ll be hoping for some fresh paint brushes under the Christmas tree … Continue reading

December 22, 2019 · 8 Comments

Foul Blightspawn painted

This is the first of (so far) two additional Plague Marines which I have picked up on the cover of Warhammer 40,000 Conquest. I haven’t been buying every issue, but … Continue reading

December 22, 2019 · 7 Comments

Captain Brasseye’s guide to The Reach: ports far

Prospects at the Bazaar in New Winchester will indicate direction but not distance to your target port. Some places require a mite more planning than others, especially in terms of … Continue reading

December 21, 2019 · 4 Comments