Scent of a Gamer

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

Clean sweep: a review of Broom Service

In Broom Service you play as a witch, making and delivering potions to wizards in towers across the lands. Points are scored for delivering potions, with harder to reach towers … Continue reading

November 11, 2017 · 4 Comments

Shadespire: first impressions

It’s good. Still here? Okay well my first impressions are based on watching a two player game, playing in a two player game, and then playing a 4-player game. All … Continue reading

October 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

The light stuff: a review of Sagrada

Sagrada is a fun game of dice drafting and pattern matching, based on the concept of building a stained glass window. The game comes with a number of patterns for … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Let’s take a trip: a review of Celestia

In Victorian times wealthier people would sometimes ‘take a tour’. It sounds grand but these days we would call this a package tour, as people would move between several different … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ixalan art review

  The world Ixalan is a world of dinosaurs and pirates. I know you’re sold already, but Ixalan is also a world of lost lands, hidden cities, and vampiric conquistadors. … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Compressed adventures: a review of Tiny Epic Quest

Tiny Epic Quest is the latest in the line of the ‘tiny epic’ series of games from Gamelyn Games. Tiny Epic Quest sees the players trying to find weapons for … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Hour of Devastation art review

Hour of Devastation is Magic’s latest set, and finishes the story begun in Amonkhet as well as bringing an intriguing twist to the overarching gatewatch storyline. The people of Amonkhet … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · 2 Comments