Scent of a Gamer

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

Blackstone Fortress: GW’s first legacy game

The Blackstone Fortress previews keep coming on the Warhammer-Community website, and the latest one has interesting information about how the game is played. From the article: Each session of Blackstone … Continue reading

November 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress revealed

After a week of previews, the Blackstone Fortress edition of Warhammer Quest has been revealed in full. Here is an image of the box and its contents: From squinting at … Continue reading

November 4, 2018 · 1 Comment

Smiths of Winterforge review

Smiths of Winterforge is a fun and well-paced board game of dwarven crafting. The game puts you in charge of a dwarven clan attempting to forge the best armour and … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cthulu: death may die Kickstarter

Another week, another Cthulu-themed board game appears on Kickstarter. This one is from Cool Mini or Not, and it shows in that the focus here seems more on the miniatures … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · 6 Comments

A different Zombicide

The Zombicide trains continues rolling. This once-Kickstarted board game is now well and truly established as a top seller at retail. The makers of the game still use Kickstarter as … Continue reading

April 22, 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

Birthday trees!

For my recent birthday (45, since you ask!) I managed to dial back on the models. I think this year’s target of painting as often as possible is going quite … Continue reading

March 25, 2018 · 5 Comments