Scent of a Gamer

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

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

Eighth year of growth for hobby games. In a row

ICv2 have updated their sales charts for early 2017, and there are some interesting movements afoot. For those who aren’t aware, ICv2 has been tracking game sales through hobby stores in … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · 3 Comments

Shadows over Hammerhal unboxing

The Warhammer Community website recently put up an article showing the contents of Warhammer Quest: Shadows over Hammerhal. Something that intrigued me from the first reveal of the box art … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

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

Kingdom Death: the 12 million dollar answer

What was the question? How deep can a niche go and still be profitable? Tabletop games are a niche. Within that board games are a niche. Miniature-based board games are … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

2016 in review

Just to be clear; I’m reviewing the performance of this blog in 2016. I’ll leave a review of the full year to others. Growing up The fourth year of this … Continue reading

December 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

The roof is on fire: Organized Play problems in Magic

Wizards of the Coast employees have been wondering out loud on various social media – especially Twitter, about why attendance at Magic: the Gathering events is dropping. I’m not sure 148 characters … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · Leave a comment