Scent of a Gamer

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

Heresy dragon on Kickstarter

The sculpting and original release of the dragon from Heresy miniatures was a saga and a half. Ever a glutton for punishment, Andy has put the dragon up for sale … Continue reading

October 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

Commander playmats on Kickstarter

Commander is the most popular single casual format for Magic: the Gathering. In this format, players choose a single legendary creature from the game as their Commander. Decks are then … Continue reading

October 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Forgotten World Kickstarter

Fireforge Games have launched a great range of historical miniatures over the past few years, covering the 11th-13th centuries. Mongols, Arabs and Crusaders are all included in their range, among … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 · 7 Comments

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

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

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

Iron Harvest on Kickstarter

I’ve long been a fan of Jakub Rozalski’s artwork, and I’m far from the only one. The recent Scythe boardgame was based on his work. Now his art and worldbuilding … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · 4 Comments