Scent of a Gamer

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

One turn of the wheel: a review of Tzolk’in: the Mayan calendar

Tzolk’in: the Mayan calendar is an agent placement game with a twist. Rather an a board with active squares to place your characters on, you are presented with a series … Continue reading

November 1, 2014

Infinite Dungeon?

Those articles about procedural content in computer games allowing for effectively infinite play got me thinking in the direction of tabletop games. Because that’s the way I am. Could that … Continue reading

October 18, 2014

Looking anew at dice

Dice have been around for thousands of years, yet we can still find new ways to use them in games. This article at Boing Boing caught my eye. It features … Continue reading

October 4, 2014

The time-poor gamer

A post at Quirkworthy caught my attention the other day, about being able to put time back into your gaming hobby, and where to put that time. It got me … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 10 Comments

Long Review: Settlers of Catan

Settlers of Catan (1995) Designed by Klaus Teuber   Since its release in 1995 Settlers of Catan has sold millions of copies globally, and many would credit this game as … Continue reading

June 14, 2014

Lords of Waterdeep review

Lords of Waterdeep is a board game from Wizards of the Coast. The games takes place in the town of Waterdeep, which has been the setting for many adventures in … Continue reading

February 2, 2014

Review: High Command (Privateer Press)

High Command is the new tactical card game from Privateer Press, based in their War Machine world. The card game takes a more strategic overview than the miniatures game, which … Continue reading

September 22, 2013