Scent of a Gamer

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

Writing weird: tips from Failbetter Games

Failbetter Games, the creators of computer game Sunless Skies and also the browser game Fallen London, have teamed up with PC Gamer to provide tips on people looking to write. … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Future World Creator on Kickstarter

For those who prefer their role-playing games to be science fiction rather than fantasy comes the future world creator project. The creators have put together a good looking collection of … Continue reading

September 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

A different kind of RPG

A different kind of RPG appeared on Kickstarter recently, and it already has a fair number of backers. Good Society is an RPG setting where you are placed in a … Continue reading

February 17, 2018

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

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