Scent of a Gamer

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

Hobby games grow faster

The hobby games industry is in its ninth year of growth and that growth is accelerating, according to the latest industry update from ICv2. The graphic below breaks down the … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spartan Games ceases trading

A post went up on the Spartan Games site earlier today indicating that the company will no longer be trading. Spartan Games are responsible for titles including Dystopian Wars, Uncharted … Continue reading

August 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Specialist Games rules writer wanted

Games Workshop are advertising for a rules writer with a focus on their range of specialist games. The description mentions Blood Bowl specifically: Do you want to develop existing games … Continue reading

July 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Meeples & Miniatures podcast

The Meeples and Miniatures podcast provides a weekly dose of gamers talking about games and the figures we use to play games. The subject matter leans further to the miniatures … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Alpha Investments

If you enjoy reading about and discussing the finance side of Magic: the Gathering, then the Alpha Investments channel may be for you. Your host Rudy creates several videos per … Continue reading

June 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

GW and nostalgia

Writing my gamer’s journey article made me think about how GW went from being central to my gaming (at least on the tabletop) to being completely absent. These days they … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Irregular Magazine returns

I’m late with this news. Irregular Magazine was one I wrote for many years ago, but as the issues became increasingly… irregular, I stopped contributing or even checking the webpage. … Continue reading

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment