Scent of a Gamer

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

Age of Magic faction review: Undead Legions

The Archetype More than any other list, this one is straightforward. Whether skeletons or zombies, this list is for you. Vampires their human slaves and swarms of bats or insects … Continue reading

July 27, 2019 · 5 Comments

William the Conqueror

I’ve completed a character for the SAGA Norman army; William the Conqueror: I won’t lie; he’s considerably below the standard of models I’ve painted so far this year. I found … Continue reading

July 21, 2019 · 3 Comments

Age of Magic faction review: The Otherworld

The archetype The Otherworld is quite an interesting archetype, meant to represent angels, demons (or daemons) and other flying ethereal creatures come to pester humanity. Options Like Jomsvikings in the … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · 6 Comments

Age of Magic faction review: Masters of the Underearth

The archetype Any cave-dwelling or underground type army is represented here, as well as armies with a bit of technology in them. Options This list has firearms in common with … Continue reading

July 13, 2019 · 5 Comments

Age of Magic faction review: Lords of the Wild

The archetype Lords of the Wild lists are here to represent any ‘savage’ army you may have. From wood elves to wild goblins, to grimy hillmen and more, this list … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · 5 Comments

Age of Magic faction review: The Horde

The Archetype SAGA Age of Magic doesn’t define your armies for you, but gives you a theme to follow. The Horde lets you put down lots of models on the … Continue reading

June 29, 2019 · 7 Comments

SAGA Normans update 2

I’ve finished another 6 Norman knights, and I’m also finished with LittleBigMen transfers as a product. First the positive; here are the painted cav: They are all looking very nice … Continue reading

June 29, 2019 · 14 Comments

Age of Magic faction review: the Great Kingdoms

The archtype The Great Kingdoms faction lets you represent an organised army from a nation state, knightly order, great empire, or something similar to that. From a human kingdom, to … Continue reading

June 22, 2019 · 5 Comments

SAGA Age of Magic review

Age of Magic is the long-awaited fantasy supplement for the SAGA game system. I had to wait a bit longer for mine, as the faction dice sold out almost immediately … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · 9 Comments

SAGA Normans update 1

The SAGA Normans are started, though I don’t have a finish date in mind yet. 6 knights are ready to take the table The shields are transfer design from LittleBigMenStudios, … Continue reading

June 2, 2019

New Skraeling rules for SAGA

Rules for Skraelings in 2nd edition Saga have recently been posted to the Gripping Beast website. In the original edition of the game Skraelings were an add-on rather than part … Continue reading

June 1, 2019

SAGA Normans

This project has been on my list for a while, but I’ve never shown the miniatures. They have been assembled and undercoated in a burst of enthusiasm about 5 years … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 · 2 Comments

SAGA faction review: Jomsvikings

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Jomsvikings are undoubtedly the most … Continue reading

September 23, 2018

SAGA faction review: Carolingians

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Carolingians did not self-identify as … Continue reading

September 16, 2018 · 4 Comments

SAGA faction review: Scots

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Scots were the Irish-descended inhabitants … Continue reading

September 2, 2018

SAGA faction review: Pagan Rus

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Pagan Rus were the vikings … Continue reading

August 26, 2018

SAGA faction review: Irish

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Irish are a gaelic people … Continue reading

August 19, 2018

SAGA faction review: Norse-gaels

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Norse-gaels are the descendants of … Continue reading

August 5, 2018

SAGA faction review: The Last Romans

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Roman Empire fell, as all … Continue reading

July 29, 2018

SAGA faction review: Anglo-Danes

The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? Initial viking raids on England were … Continue reading

July 22, 2018