Scent of a Gamer

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

What should Santa bring? part 2

Have a look over part 1 if you missed it. We continue now with board game first ideas for those in the 12+ age range. As before each game links … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · 2 Comments

What should Santa bring?

The giving season is upon us, or already over if you’re one of those people who has their gift-buying sorted over a month in advance. Your job now is to … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beastmen teams in Blood Bowl

I’ve updated the team roster from earlier in the year, after looking over feedback and doing additional playtesting (and league play!) Here’s a preview of the new team: And here’s … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

Clean sweep: a review of Broom Service

In Broom Service you play as a witch, making and delivering potions to wizards in towers across the lands. Points are scored for delivering potions, with harder to reach towers … Continue reading

November 11, 2017 · 4 Comments

The week in inspiration #3

Lots to talk about and share this week, including a few interesting items on the design side of the gaming equation. Reading: Persistence pays off for Brian Fargo For about … Continue reading

November 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

The light stuff: a review of Sagrada

Sagrada is a fun game of dice drafting and pattern matching, based on the concept of building a stained glass window. The game comes with a number of patterns for … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Let’s take a trip: a review of Celestia

In Victorian times wealthier people would sometimes ‘take a tour’. It sounds grand but these days we would call this a package tour, as people would move between several different … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · Leave a comment