Scent of a Gamer

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

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 · 1 Comment

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

Warhammer 40,000 chaos warband name generator

With the release of Dark Imperium we have seen plenty of Primaris Space Marines on the table. The other, less shiny, side of the coin are all the Chaos armies … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · 7 Comments

Where it all began

I came across this image on tumblr recently and suffered from immediate flashbacks. But flashbacks of the good kind. This is the image that got me into wargaming I don’t … Continue reading

August 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

My gamer’s journey

It all began with Battlecars, a very old board game by Games Workshop. I’d played other games before of course, the usual chess, draughts, Monopoly. I was already a gamer, … Continue reading

May 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

Lorehammer: the Southlands

The Southlands are very different to the other three lands in the forthcoming Total War: Warhammer 2. The area was never fully fleshed out in the game world to the … Continue reading

May 13, 2017 · Leave a comment