Scent of a Gamer

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

Magic Arena starting decks reviewed

When you start playing Magic Arena, you will soon have 15 decks to choose from, or mix together to make your own decks. But what to do? What decks are … Continue reading

October 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Magic Arena open beta review

Magic the Gathering Arena has emerged into open beta and is ready for general play. It’s a good way to play Magic if you previously played the game but find … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · 6 Comments

Sometimes you can go back: a review of Bard’s Tale Trilogy

The original Bard’s Tale game was released in 1985 and challenged the player to take a party of adventurers out into the city of Skara Brae and save it from … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Guilds of Ravnica art review

Magic’s latest set is released this week, and is the first of three sets which all take place in the popular setting of Ravnica. Ravnica is essentially one enormous city, … Continue reading

October 6, 2018 · 2 Comments

SAGA faction review: Jomsvikings

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Jomsvikings are undoubtedly the most … Continue reading

September 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

SAGA faction review: Carolingians

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Carolingians did not self-identify as … Continue reading

September 16, 2018 · 2 Comments

SAGA faction review: Scots

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Scots were the Irish-descended inhabitants … Continue reading

September 2, 2018 · Leave a comment