Scent of a Gamer

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

Lucidity dice game on Kickstarter

The latest entry in the “things that caught my eye on Kickstarter” files is Lucidity, a push-your-luck dice game. In Lucidity, each player is a dreamer attempting to gain enough … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Elder Dice Kickstarter

I’m no stranger to alternative or custom dice, and so the Elder Dice Kickstarter caught my eye. The project offers custom Cthulu-themed dice in three sets that each come in … Continue reading

March 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Best. Dice. Ever.

These came up on my Tumblr the other day: A simple set of four dice: two D6s for the alignment, a D8 for your race, and a D12 to determine … Continue reading

January 10, 2016

Ragnaroll Kickstarter

Ragnaroll is a cool original game that just hit Kickstarter. It is set in the Norse end times of Ragnarok. Each player controls a dwindling clan of vikings, shivering in … Continue reading

September 26, 2015

Roll on to victory: Age of War review

Age of War is a new game from Fantasy Flight, and more relevantly, from Reiner Knizia. This game is simple and fun. The tricky part of Age of War is … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

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 metal option: Dragon Scales dice by Ulfsark Games

The dice from the crowdfunding project I backed in April have turned up, and they are looking nice. I previously mentioned the Dragon Scales dice from Ulfsark Games when the … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 2 Comments