Scent of a Gamer

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

Reservations about the Reserved List

Right now the Reserved List is a dead weight on the game of Magic: the Gathering. I don’t believe it should be discarded, but it could be changed to become … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Magic finance 103: Standard

In 101 I talked about the basics, and in 102 I looked at price drivers in an holistic way. Magic’s formats are diverse, and it’s worth looking at the more … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · 3 Comments

Looking back at 2017

2017 was a busy year for me in the hobby, with plenty going on at multiple levels. It’s probably been my most hobby-intensive year for a while. Looking back, I … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

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

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

Squad 217 (deceased)

I missed the cut-off for inclusion in the Thorn Moons invitational, but that’s probably just as well. If I’m honest I don’t have the time to put into this… but … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lorehammer: Intercontinental

With the release of the Mortal Empires expansion for the Warhammer: Total War series, it’s a good time to examine some famous intercontinental warfare from Warhammer’s past. For those who … Continue reading

November 4, 2017 · Leave a comment