Scent of a Gamer

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

SAGA faction review: Welsh

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 Welsh, as they became known, … Continue reading

July 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

SAGA faction review: Anglo-Saxons

The SAGA Age of Vikings book present 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain as the … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Battlebond art review

Battlebond is the latest non-Standard legal expansion set for Magic: the Gathering. The set is focused around a style of play called Two-Headed Giant, where two teams of two players … Continue reading

June 2, 2018 · 3 Comments

Dominaria art review

The Dominaria set heralds a return to Magic’s past. In spite of being a setting where the planeswalker protagonists can go to any plane at will, most of Magic’s early … Continue reading

April 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Reach for the light: a review of Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a new board game that puts you in charge of growing and recycling trees in a forest. In nature, trees are in competition with each other, though by … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 3 Comments

Challenge met

The Challenger decks release last week-end and the early signs are that this is a great new product. In the past, Wizards have been coy about adding actual good cards … Continue reading

April 14, 2018 · 3 Comments

SAGA version 2 rules review

The new edition of SAGA is upon us, and it comes with a reorganisation of how the game is packaged and sold. The rules book is now separate from any … Continue reading

April 7, 2018 · 2 Comments