Scent of a Gamer

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

Old World map expands to the Border Princes

The slow revelation of the revised Old World map supporting the future re-release of Warhammer tabletop has had the Border Princes added: As with the other areas of the map, … Continue reading

October 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cathay background expands

Following closely from yesterday’s article about Cathay, the background for this faction is now being expanded through posts on both Warhammer Community and the Total War blog. We haven’t seen … Continue reading

September 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cathay in the Old World

Following the trailer for their inclusion in the third Warhammer Total War game comes confirmation that the faction was designed by Games Workshop. Some people has wondered whether Creative Assembly … Continue reading

September 21, 2021 · 2 Comments

Squaring up to the Old World

Warhammer Community recently featured a Q&A style article about their forthcoming Old World game. They confirmed that square bases will be used, and that the rules designers will be dipping … Continue reading

July 31, 2021 · 7 Comments

New Bretonnia Old World map

A new map segment for the Old World has appeared, this one featuring Bretonnia in more detail: Games Workshop are working very slowly towards a revival of the Old World … Continue reading

December 29, 2020 · 5 Comments

Flamers complete

It took some time, but I have now finished the bases for the 12 flamers, and so now they are truly complete: I took some inspiration from Louise Sugden in … Continue reading

April 18, 2020 · 13 Comments

A mechanically different Civilization

Board game mechanics are impacting the development of Old World in a positive way. No, this is not a reference to the return to the Old World of Warhammer. In … Continue reading

April 17, 2020 · 1 Comment

Neglected models: Flamers of Tzeentch part 2

I’ve finished all 12 flamers now, here’s the second batch: The green hair is more prominent on these than on the first batch, but I expect they will mix together … Continue reading

March 21, 2020 · 2 Comments

Neglected Models: Flamers of Tzeentch part 1

It’s been a while since I pulled something out of my pile of neglected models. This time it’s the turn of the flamers of tzeentch: These models are unusual not … Continue reading

March 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

Old World, new map

While the initial Old World preview said the release was a couple of years away, it looks like Games Workshop is determined to show us progress between now and then. … Continue reading

February 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Old World returns… soon

Games Workshop have put up advanced notice of a new product line. very advanced notice. For a company that typically reveals things within 2-3 months of release, this time they … Continue reading

November 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Lorehammer: the rise and fall and rise and fall of Nagash, part 1

Welcome back to Lorehammer. This is the first of a two-part series covering the origins of one of Warhammer’s most powerful beings, the dread sorcerer Nagash. (Note there is a … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Old World armies part 2: expanding the old world

Welcome to part two of the three part series looking at armies in the Warhammer world for the benefit of those playing Warhammer: Total War and wondering how the game … Continue reading

June 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Old World Armies part 1: extending the game

This series of three articles examines the armies of the Warhammer Old World. The articles are intended to give players of Warhammer: Total War some insight into how the existing … Continue reading

June 25, 2016 · 2 Comments