Scent of a Gamer

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

Ice Dice on Kickstarter

Gaming related but a more chill project. Up on Kickstarter now is a project for dice-shaped ice cubes, appropriately named Ice Dice. The project is based around some ice cube … Continue reading

October 11, 2020 · 5 Comments

Combined warband/ blood bowl team project

I checked out the Pestilence Gladiators project on Kickstarter recently, and a couple of things struck me about this project. It’s a miniatures project that is often seen on crowdfunding … Continue reading

June 22, 2020

Squidmar brushes

Squidmar is a YouTube miniatures painting channel. I haven’t featured any videos from there in the blog yet, but they have a paint brush project up on Kickstarter. The case … Continue reading

June 19, 2020 · 6 Comments

Frosthaven breaks records

Frosthaven’s Kickstarter project is ended, and the game is now the number 1 tabletop game in terms of dollars raised over the platform. ICv2 has the top 10 list: With … Continue reading

May 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

Frosthaven Kickstarter launches

The creator of Gloomhaven has come back to Kickstarter for the sequel project: Frosthaven. Frosthaven is the stand-alone sequel to Gloomhaven. It doesn’t require the original to play, although you … Continue reading

April 3, 2020 · 2 Comments

Secret Weapon HD bases Kickstarter

Secret Weapon are back on Kickstarter with another interesting new project. This one is called HD Bases and offers factory printed decorative bases for miniatures. There’s a mix of SF … Continue reading

March 31, 2020 · 11 Comments

Seb McKinnon’s Kickstarter challenge

Popular Magic artist Seb McKinnon has launched his third Kickstarter, this one with a challenging ultimate goal of $1,000,000. This is an amount needed to fund a film he would … Continue reading

February 29, 2020

John Avon playmats back on Kickstarter

Beloved Magic artist John Avon is back on Kickstarter with a second project to put his card art on playmats. This one is looking good, and looks like being even … Continue reading

October 19, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones V Kickstarter

The fifth Bones Kickstarter launched in the middle of this week, and it got off to a great start, pulling in over a million dollars in its first 24 hours. … Continue reading

October 6, 2019 · 2 Comments

Future World Creator on Kickstarter

For those who prefer their role-playing games to be science fiction rather than fantasy comes the future world creator project. The creators have put together a good looking collection of … Continue reading

September 14, 2019

Terese Nielsen’s token of spirit

A great new art and accessory project hit Kickstarter earlier this week. Terese Nielsen’s token of spirit project is the culmination of several years’ work on the part of the … Continue reading

May 19, 2019 · 1 Comment

10 years of crowdfunding

The creators of the crowdfunding website Kickstarter didn’t set out to revolutionise tabletop games production. Their ‘creative’ focus was more in other areas – theatre, film, music. However the site … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · 12 Comments

Terracotta Army on Kickstarter

Watchful I Studio have an interesting project on Kickstarter – a 28mm scale terracotta army. The pledge levels allow you to mix and match the infantry, cavalry, war machine and … Continue reading

April 28, 2019

Spiralling Growth: Seb McKinnon returns to Kickstarter

After a successful first Kickstarter, Magic artist Seb McKinnon has returned to Kickstarter with a new set of prints and playmats. Seb is fast becoming the favourite artist of many, … Continue reading

February 23, 2019

Dungeon in a box

Tenfold Dungeon is a Kickstarter project that caught my eye with its original take on gaming environments. Most dungeons or other environments come in boxes, and are laid out flat … Continue reading

February 10, 2019 · 6 Comments

Rampart Kickstarter

I’m a sucker for some good looking tabletop terrain, so naturally my eye was drawn to the Rampart Kickstarter project. This project if for highly detailed plastic terrain, which currently … Continue reading

November 17, 2018 · 5 Comments

Heresy dragon on Kickstarter

The sculpting and original release of the dragon from Heresy miniatures was a saga and a half. Ever a glutton for punishment, Andy has put the dragon up for sale … Continue reading

October 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

Commander playmats on Kickstarter

Commander is the most popular single casual format for Magic: the Gathering. In this format, players choose a single legendary creature from the game as their Commander. Decks are then … Continue reading

October 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Forgotten World Kickstarter

Fireforge Games have launched a great range of historical miniatures over the past few years, covering the 11th-13th centuries. Mongols, Arabs and Crusaders are all included in their range, among … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 · 7 Comments

Trogdor on Kickstarter

The latest board game to catch my eye on Kickstarter comes from the creator of Homestarrunner which I think you either get or you don’t. Trogdor the board game sees you … Continue reading

July 28, 2018 · 3 Comments