Scent of a Gamer

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

MtG Arena tips: Packs and Wildcards

Note: this tips series is intended for players new to MtG Arena. When you start playing MtG Arena, you’ll receive 15 new players decks, which is a lot to get … Continue reading

October 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Bones necromancer and friend

I painted a duo of Bones models recently; a necromancer and mummy, both from the original Bones Kickstarter. They make for a contrasting pair, with the necromancer in rather gaudy … Continue reading

October 20, 2019 · 3 Comments

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

Warhammer Quest 1994 Wizard

25 years is long enough to count as a neglected model, right? This wizard is neglected no more, as I have finally painted him up: I had a lot of … Continue reading

October 19, 2019 · 4 Comments

MtG artists: Scott Murphy

Scott Murphy has produced a series of illustrations for Magic: the Gathering, starting with the original Theros block, and is still illustrating cards today. Here are five of my favourites … Continue reading

October 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Plague marine painting process

Inspired by The Imperfect Modeller, I decided to document my Plague Marine painting process step by step. The bell ringer was my model for this process, which goes 15 steps. … Continue reading

October 13, 2019 · 11 Comments

Loyalist Space Marine name generator

The latest Space Marine codex encourages people to create their own legions, but how to name them? If you’re struggling for inspiration, then try this name generator, developed for loyalist … Continue reading

October 12, 2019 · 12 Comments