Scent of a Gamer

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

GW Build & Paint review

One of my Christmas model gifts this year was a complete series 1 Build and Paint set for the Space Marines. I’ve seen these around, but I’ve seen little chatter … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 4 Comments

Rolling hot: Diceforge review

2017 has been a good year for board games, at least from my perceptive. Diceforge is another innovative and fun game to come across my table this year, and to … Continue reading

December 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Unstable art review

Unstable is the third “wacky” set for Magic: the Gathering, and by far their best effort in this sphere. The cards have silver borders, meaning they are not usable in … Continue reading

December 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

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