Scent of a Gamer

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

Irregular Magazine returns

I’m late with this news. Irregular Magazine was one I wrote for many years ago, but as the issues became increasingly… irregular, I stopped contributing or even checking the webpage. … Continue reading

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hex Kit mapbuilder program on Kickstarter

This is a useful Kickstarter for anyone into running or designing RPG campaigns, or simply anyone who enjoys making up their own maps (guilty!). Hex Kit is a mapmaking program … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

Conan RPG on Kickstarter

A RPG based on the world of Conan is currently up on Kickstarter and doing rather well. There are two things that mark this out from other similar titles. The … Continue reading

March 6, 2016

Create digital D&D content

The Dungeon Master’s Guild website now allows players to create and share (or sell) content for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. If you’re a creative types with adventures to share, … Continue reading

February 7, 2016

Best. Dice. Ever.

These came up on my Tumblr the other day: A simple set of four dice: two D6s for the alignment, a D8 for your race, and a D12 to determine … Continue reading

January 10, 2016

Paranoia returns

Not a statement on my mental health, but rather a new Kickstarter that is sure to spread fun and joy (for given values of “fun” and “joy”) wherever the game … Continue reading

November 29, 2014

New Dungeons & Dragons

Release dates for the new edition of Dungeons & Dragons have been announced, with the starter set due in the middle of July 2014. The aren’t calling it 5th edition, … Continue reading

May 24, 2014