Scent of a Gamer

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

Game Design: Challenge Yourself ā€”

As I mentioned on Monday, Iā€™m swapping out Project Shuriken for the moment while I polish my drawing skills a bit more. The replacement is a tabletop SF skirmish game … Continue reading

March 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

The White Box

I write about this when it first went to Kickstarter, and now I have my own copy. The White Box provides any budding tabletop game designer with a bunch of … Continue reading

February 2, 2020 · 3 Comments

Age of Sigmar: the right decision

In my opinion, the verdict is now in: Games Workshop were right to kill off Warhammer and replace it with the Age of Sigmar. Warhammer at the time was a … Continue reading

September 21, 2019 · 4 Comments

Right content, wrong product: a SAGA Book of Battles review

The SAGA Book of Battles is a supplement of over 50 pages dealing with how to organise and fight battles across the various SAGA settings. The book is organised into … Continue reading

August 17, 2019 · 5 Comments

Age of Magic faction review: The Horde

The Archetype SAGA Age of Magic doesn’t define your armies for you, but gives you a theme to follow. The Horde lets you put down lots of models on the … Continue reading

June 29, 2019 · 7 Comments

SAGA Age of Magic review

Age of Magic is the long-awaited fantasy supplement for the SAGA game system. I had to wait a bit longer for mine, as the faction dice sold out almost immediately … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · 9 Comments

New Skraeling rules for SAGA

Rules for Skraelings in 2nd edition Saga have recently been posted to the Gripping Beast website. In the original edition of the game Skraelings were an add-on rather than part … Continue reading

June 1, 2019 · Leave a comment