Scent of a Gamer

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

Blog stats and decisions

I’ve already spoken about the overall performance of this blog in 2019. However stats are little more than wallpaper unless you use them to inform your own decisions. After taking … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · 16 Comments

Volume 3 submissions for 28 Magazine are open

I hope you took the time to check out Volume 2, but submissions are now open for Volume 3. If you were grabbed by anything in the first issues of … Continue reading

February 26, 2020 · 1 Comment

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

The blog in 2019

Last year I was looking at a blog which had declined in views over the year, and feeling satisfied with that. I had decided to focus on interaction over views. … Continue reading

January 4, 2020 · 17 Comments

Loyalist Space Marine name generator

The latest Space Marine codex encourages people to create their own legions, but how to name them? If you’re struggling for inspiration, then try this name generator, developed for loyalist … Continue reading

October 12, 2019 · 13 Comments

MtG Arena walks back changes (again)

It’s becoming a pattern. Magic Arena devs announce some changes which are obviously detrimental to the community, apropos of nothing. After an outcry, they walk back the changes. Some have … Continue reading

September 15, 2019 · 4 Comments

Comrades in arms: an open Black Library writing challenge

If you’ve ever wanted to write for Black Library, now is a good chance to start. From 26 August to 23 September, the Black Library will be open to short … Continue reading

August 25, 2019 · Leave a comment