Scent of a Gamer

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

Dungeonbowl team review: Death

The College of Death consists of the two undead teams from Blood Bowl. In this roster you will find the entire Shambling Undead list along with most of the Necromantic … Continue reading

January 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Light

The College of Light provides you with a complete Elven Union roster with some additional human options. For coaches who already have an Elven Union Blood Bowl team, this college … Continue reading

January 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Fire

The College of Fire provides an interesting mix of Dwarfs and Ogres to produce a team that can pack a punch, but won’t be the fastest in the dungeon. Complete … Continue reading

January 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Metal

Owners of the Blood Bowl 2016 or 2020 boxed sets will gravitate to the College of Metal, as many of the players are present in this roster. This result is … Continue reading

January 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Shadow

The College of Shadow allows you to blend the Dark Elf and Skaven teams together without having to worry about pesky Animosity rules like you do in regular Blood Bowl. … Continue reading

January 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Hobby best of 2021 with Dana Howl

Dana Howl has posted a video talking about her hobby favourites of 2021: It’s an interesting mix. As she says in the video it’s not an attempt to make a … Continue reading

December 24, 2021 · 1 Comment

Dungeonbowl rules: first impressions

Games Workshop have released their first boxed Dungeonbowl game since the 1980s, but how does it play compared with the games of today? After taking a read through the rulebook … Continue reading

December 23, 2021 · 6 Comments

A good start: a review of the Wheel of Time

Wheel of Time opened on Amazon Prime last week, and I have now watched all three episodes available so far. I wanted to share my thoughts on this show that … Continue reading

November 25, 2021 · 5 Comments

Cursed City miniatures review

After the unboxing article last week, I couldn’t help myself and assembled all the models in one session. Here they all are: For a closer look check out these two … Continue reading

April 25, 2021 · 5 Comments

My Cursed City unboxing

My set of Warhammer Quest: Cursed City turned up on time, but not quite in time to make it onto the latest tray. However I thought it would be nice … Continue reading

April 18, 2021 · 5 Comments

The best and worst of Magic in 2020

Tolarian Community College has a good pair of videos up now, as a review of Magic: the Gathering in 2020. The second video was difficult to watch for me. 2020 … Continue reading

January 3, 2021 · 1 Comment

Crusader Kings III 10-hour review

It’s the year 1121AD and England lies under the sword and the spear and the iron fist of the Dane. There are a few holdouts in the Welsh hills but … Continue reading

December 6, 2020 · 3 Comments

Blood Bowl Season 2 rules review

The latest edition of Blood Bowl is out, and my verdict is that this is the best edition yet. The crown of most significant must go to either the first … Continue reading

December 5, 2020 · 15 Comments

Zendikar Rising expeditions art review

Expedition lands appeared in the second Zendikar set, and they return again for Zendikar Rising. The expedition lands are 30 sought-after lands from across the game. They are very difficult … Continue reading

September 27, 2020 · 4 Comments

Zendikar Rising art review

Zendikar Rising marks the third visit to Magic: the gathering’s ‘adventure world’. In previous years Zendikar has been the closest thing magic can come to Dungeons & Dragons. However with … Continue reading

September 20, 2020

Double Masters art review

The latest in a line of magic sets has caused a degree of consternation in the Magic community. For every player looking forward to it, there seem to be many … Continue reading

August 2, 2020 · 3 Comments

Commander 2020 art review

The 2020 Commander release features five decks, a return to the number of decks in the initial Commander releases. In recent years, 4 decks have been offered. This set is … Continue reading

April 26, 2020

Blog stats and decisions

I’ve already spoken about the overall performance of this blog in 2019. However stats are little more than wallpaper unless you use them to inform your own decisions. After taking … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · 20 Comments

Miniature painting with Dana Howl

A couple of new miniature painting videos popped up in my YouTube suggestions recently. Unlike other such suggestions, this one was useful and welcome! Dana Howl goes through some intermediate … Continue reading

November 9, 2019 · 6 Comments

Enjoy with care: a Magic Arena review

Wizard’s latest digital offering has now been officially released. After years of stumbling in the digital sphere, the company has finally come up with a game which is engaging and … Continue reading

October 6, 2019 · 2 Comments