Scent of a Gamer

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

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

Too soon to tell: A post-NDA review of Magic: the Gathering Arena

Overview I received my beta invitation to Magic: the Gathering Arena (MTGA) in February of 2018 and have been playing on and off since then. With the Non-disclosure agreement (NDA) … Continue reading

March 24, 2018 · 5 Comments

Masters 25 art review

Masters 25 is Magic: the Gathering’s latest all-reprint set. This one comes with (by my count) 41 cards where the art is either new, or new to physical cards, having … Continue reading

March 3, 2018 · 5 Comments

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