Scent of a Gamer

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

Game design package on Kickstarter

An interesting project popped up on Kickstarter recently. The White Box advertises itself as the game design workshop in a box. If you’re a budding tabletop game designer this project … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Return to Gloomhaven

The Gloomhaven board game has come back to Kickstarter for its edition 1.5. This game has become very popular and highly sought after since its original release. This new entry … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Smiths of Winterforge funded

Smiths of Winterforge, the game of dwarven crafting has returned to Kickstarter and this time has funded in the first 24 hours. The game is a well-paced contest of rival … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Elder Dice Kickstarter

I’m no stranger to alternative or custom dice, and so the Elder Dice Kickstarter caught my eye. The project offers custom Cthulu-themed dice in three sets that each come in … Continue reading

March 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Hex Kit mapbuilder program on Kickstarter

This is a useful Kickstarter for anyone into running or designing RPG campaigns, or simply anyone who enjoys making up their own maps (guilty!). Hex Kit is a mapmaking program … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

Kingdom Death: the 12 million dollar answer

What was the question? How deep can a niche go and still be profitable? Tabletop games are a niche. Within that board games are a niche. Miniature-based board games are … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

The other side of Malifaux

Wyrd Miniatures has a new project on Kickstarter. This separate game is called The Other Side, so this is not merely an expansion to Malifaux. The miniatures are pre-assembled, though … Continue reading

December 24, 2016 · Leave a comment