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

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

A series ends, a story continues

The fifty-fourth book of the Horus Heresy series was released this week. The Buried Dagger tells the story of how the Death Guard finally fell to chaos. For those wondering … Continue reading

February 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Bard’s Tale II walkthrough part 11: Lagoth Zanta

If you missed it, go back to part 10. With the segments of the scepter in your grasp it’s time to get your party over to the Temple of Narn, … Continue reading

February 3, 2019 · 3 Comments