Scent of a Gamer

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

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 · Leave a comment

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

New Van Saar for Necromunda

The new Van Saar models for Necromunda have been revealed, and as a Van Saar boos of old, these have certainly turned my head. Here’s two models up close: Here’s … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 6 Comments

Rolling hot: Diceforge review

2017 has been a good year for board games, at least from my perceptive. Diceforge is another innovative and fun game to come across my table this year, and to … Continue reading

December 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

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