Scent of a Gamer

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

Japan the Liberator, part 7 of 7

[previous part] [first part] Part 7: Liberation’s End We finished the last part with Japan as one of only three remaining Civs, and only two of those have their capital, … Continue reading

May 21, 2016

Japan the Liberator, part 6 of 7

[previous part] [first part] Part 6: Get Liberated! The liberation has begun… almost. A couple of city states are allowed to breathe free once more, while the Japanese army trudges … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Japan the Liberator, part 5 of 7

Part 5: The world that fell [previous part] [first part] At the end of part 4, just three out of twenty-two civilizations remained in the game. Along with Japan, the … Continue reading

May 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

Japan the Liberator, part 4 of 7

[previous part] [first part] Polynesia will have to go. That was the conclusion from their behaviour so far. They aren’t going to stop their pesky settling ways, so we’ll have … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

Japan the Liberator, part 3 of 7

View part 1 if you haven’t read earlier episodes. Part 3: Overland expansion Kamehameha lost the city of Samoa once again, and once again Japan captures it from the barbarians … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Japan the liberator, part 2 of 7

Read Part 1 here. Part 2: Expansion We left off in part 1 with the Polynesians surrounding Japan, but then having their cities in turn captured by the barbarian hordes. … Continue reading

April 16, 2016

Civ V factions: Japan

Japan is primarily an aggressive faction with unique units that enable conquest. In addition their unique ability allows their injured units to attack at full strength. Japan can win a … Continue reading

June 27, 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