Scent of a Gamer

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

League of Dungeoneers on Kickstarter

I have been following this project via a Facebook group for some time, but somehow I didn’t hear about this project until it’s almost finished. Thanks, Facebook. If you enjoyed … Continue reading

March 30, 2022 · 2 Comments

Cursed City returns… for a while

The Cursed City game from Games Workshop that vanished so curiously has now returned, but only for a limited time. For the next two weeks, the game will be available … Continue reading

March 5, 2022 · 4 Comments

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

I knew you’d come crawling back

It’s official: the Cursed City box will be coming back to shelves in 2022. You can hold fire on those overpriced eBay copies as you will soon be able to … Continue reading

December 21, 2021 · 8 Comments

Dungeonbowl team rosters revealed

I hope you didn’t get too carried away with the first release of the team rosters for Dungeonbowl. Those first guides may have given the impression you could take any … Continue reading

November 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl for Christmas!

we received confirmation at the weekend that the leaked catalogue pages were correct, and Dungeonbowl will be released in time for Christmas 2021. So if the boxed set appeals to … Continue reading

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team lists revealed

Classic Dungeonbowl was a game organised by the wizards of the Warhammer World, and broadcast via crystal ball to venues all over. Some of that classic flavour is retained in … Continue reading

November 18, 2021 · 1 Comment

Chaos Dwarfs from Greebo

Greebo Games, creators of great fantasy football teams for games such as Blood Bowl and… all the other one out there, have now turned their attention to the Chaos Dwarfs. … Continue reading

November 14, 2021 · 1 Comment

Dungeonbowl for Christmas?

Following on from the recent official announcement, a leaked page of a Christmas catalogue in North America shows that Dungeonbowl should be available for Christmas 2021 buyers. The listed price … Continue reading

November 10, 2021 · 3 Comments

Painting board game miniatures with Dana Howl

I know plenty of gamers who get very enthusiastic about board game Kickstarters the the miniatures they come with. HOwever those people get less enthusiastic when it comes to painting … Continue reading

November 7, 2021 · 3 Comments

Cursed City: Dagnai

The latest hero of the Cursed City to be painted in Dagnai Holdenstock, and yes, I did have to look up his name on the box. With Dagnai, I started … Continue reading

November 6, 2021 · 2 Comments

Dungeonbowl!

Dungeonbowl is coming back… shortly. The game was previewed over the week-end, and the usual gap between a boxed game preview and its release seems to hang around the 3 … Continue reading

November 2, 2021 · 3 Comments

The Witcher board game on Kickstarter

This board game looks to be based on the books rather than the computer game or TV show: This looks like a good interpretation of the world – although I’m … Continue reading

May 28, 2021 · 7 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 curious case of the Cursed City

It started as a fairly ordinary Saturday morning for me, which became stranger as it became apparent that something was up with supplies of Warhammer Quest: Cursed City. Specifically: there … Continue reading

April 17, 2021 · 16 Comments

Cursed City pre-orders come… and go

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City now has a release date – 10 April, 2021. I can’t speak to elsewhere, but in Australia the pre-orders went up at midday, and by 4pm … Continue reading

April 4, 2021 · 13 Comments

Cursed City coming…soon

Games Workshop have revealed that the highly anticipated Warhammer Quest: Cursed City set will be going up for pre-order on 3 April. Here’s a reminder of the contents: Along with … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · 2 Comments

Cursed City boards in close up

“It’s not long now until Warhammer Quest: Cursed City is released” is how the latest Cursed City update on Warhammer Community starts. “Not long” is not a date, but hopefully … Continue reading

March 11, 2021 · 3 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City contents revealed

It was a good week-end for those of us looking forward to the contents of the new Warhammer Quest box. As I type this there is no release date confirmed … Continue reading

February 23, 2021 · 5 Comments

Elf archer revealed for Cursed City

The female elf archer seems inevitable in dungeon games these days. The Bard correctly predicted we would see one in the new Heroquest, and here is the same character for … Continue reading

February 12, 2021 · 8 Comments