Scent of a Gamer

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

Squidmar’s paint challenge winner

And the winner is… watch the video to find out! Overall it was an interesting contest and I am pleasantly surprised the reaper paints did so well. I have been … Continue reading

April 15, 2022 · 6 Comments

Who is this product for?

I have long been a fan of hard plastic miniatures, to the extent where these days it’s my favourite material to work with by far. This means I am usually … Continue reading

March 15, 2022 · 4 Comments

Painting Chaos Marines with speed paints

Dana Howl has her video up using the new speed paints, and it’s a little different to say the least. The subject of the painting experiment are some non-GW chaos … Continue reading

February 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Heavens

The College of Heavens has the the fewest available players of any college. It is listed last in the Dungeonbowl book and feels like an afterthought. If you own a … Continue reading

January 20, 2022 · 1 Comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Beasts

The College of Beasts is where you will find most of the big guys from various Blood Bowl teams. The end result is a Chaos Chosen team with different big … Continue reading

January 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Life

The College of Life provides a broad and deep roster, with the most player options of any college along with a variety in the types of player available to their … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 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 · 8 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