Scent of a Gamer

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

The Old World returns… soon

Games Workshop have put up advanced notice of a new product line. very advanced notice. For a company that typically reveals things within 2-3 months of release, this time they … Continue reading

November 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Necromunda: Dark Rising announced

Essen Spiel is on, and Games Workshop are at the world’s largest board game convention with their own announcements. The one that caught my eye is the new boxed set … Continue reading

October 26, 2019 · 4 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

Comrades in arms: an open Black Library writing challenge

If you’ve ever wanted to write for Black Library, now is a good chance to start. From 26 August to 23 September, the Black Library will be open to short … Continue reading

August 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Changes to Magic: the Gathering organised play

Change has been a constant for Magic’s organised play over the past few years, and these changes have not always been well-received. The most recent changes focused on streaming and … Continue reading

August 24, 2019 · 2 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

Industry update: Warhammer 40,000 and Magic continue their rule

Icv2 have updated their industry sales charts again, and the two top games continue their dominance. These charts are based on sales through the hobby retail channel in North America. … Continue reading

August 10, 2019 · 3 Comments