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

Beastmen teams for Blood Bowl

Back in the dim reaches of time (1998 to be exact) Games Workshop published a fan-written magazine called the Citadel Journal. I had a few articles published there over the … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

From End Times to Time of Ending

With the release of Fall of Cadia, even the most skeptical of gamer must acknowledge we are seeing a re-run of the End Times, except this time it is Warhammer … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · 12 Comments

Smiths of Winterforge Kickstarter

Smiths of Winterforge is a fun board game that puts you at the head of a proud dwarf clan. Your task is to forge the best weapons, armour, and equipment … Continue reading

October 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

The perils of crowdfunding success

Jamey Stegmaier’s series of articles on crowdfunding and game design continue with two articles examining the process of shipping Scythe. “Shipping Scythe has been exhausting, draining, and discouraging. I could … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Ninth Age

It’s been over a year since Games Workshop took Warhammer out behind the chemical sheds to be shot. Reality has sunk in for most gamers. Warhammer is gone; Age of Sigmar … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Do the Clues point to Contraptions?

Do the Clues point to Contraptions? In 2007 the card Steamflogger Boss was printed in the Future Sight set. It has remained controversial ever since. Here’s the card: And here’s … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · 1 Comment