Scent of a Gamer

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

Arta Monday: Rafiq of the Many

The knight-exemplar of Bant, a land in one of Magic: the Gathering’s many worlds. Beautifully illustrated by Michael Komarck.

September 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Tablescapes bridge set

The other add-on that I picked up from the Tablescapes range is the bridge set. It looks good: Also seen here and not part of the bridge set is a … Continue reading

September 12, 2021 · 5 Comments

Explore fantasy art: Johan Egerkrans

I’ve always been a fan of bold colours and so when I came across the art of Johan Egerkrans I knew I would be sharing it here. A great picture … Continue reading

September 11, 2021 · 6 Comments

Troll hole pieces

This was the only add-on I picked up for the Tablescapes Dungeons Kickstarter. While this, as with other Secret Weapon Kickstarters, arrived over a year after the posted delivery date, … Continue reading

September 11, 2021 · 8 Comments

Two Thin Coats Kickstarter

Duncan Rhodes Painting Academy has a Kickstarter up, for their own forthcoming range of 60 paints: The starting range consists of 54 paints and 6 washes, organised into groups of … Continue reading

September 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

Arta Monday: Harpy Dragon

Looks more like a dragon than a harpy to me. Here’s a great monster piece from Lucas Staniec:

September 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Bretonnian scouts

Two of these models are older than the others, which I guess means this is two third edition models alongside two fifth edition models. One day I will have another … Continue reading

September 5, 2021 · 7 Comments

The complete (for now) Nils Hamm collection

My collection of one of each Magic: the Gathering card illustrated by Nils Hamm is once again complete. My last update as almost 5 years ago, in November 2016. Since … Continue reading

September 4, 2021 · 9 Comments

Dungeon trolls

I believe these were the first non-GW miniatures I bought with the intent of using them in a Warhammer army. The army in question was a 4th edition Chaos army. … Continue reading

September 4, 2021 · 13 Comments

Arta Monday: Oona, Queen of the Fae

This piece by Adam Rex shows the faerie Queen Oona in all her ethereal glory: While this art speaks for itself, I have to say that I noticed this art … Continue reading

August 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Warhammer 40,000 Imperium launches

Warhammer 40,000 Imperium is the latest in the series of ‘buy an issue a week’ magazines Games Workshop have been doing in partnership with Hachette. Each week you can find … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 · 2 Comments

Speed painting tips with Squidmar

I missed this Squidmar video when it first went up. He went on Fiverr and offeret to paint any model – any model – for $10, but would spend 1 … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 · 1 Comment

Explore fantasy art: Jesper Ejsing

Jesper Ejsing (pronounced like ‘icing’) has been producing art for a number of fantasy worlds for years now. His work has featured in Magic: the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, World … Continue reading

August 28, 2021 · 2 Comments

Shieldmaidens

I picked these four models up a number of years ago from bad Squiddo games. I thought it was recently, but they already seem to have moved on out of … Continue reading

August 28, 2021 · 7 Comments

Arta Monday: Knight-Captain of Eos

Magic: the Gathering features many notable images. Some are of named heroes with a large amount of words written about them. Others, like this illustration form Chris Rahn, give us … Continue reading

August 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Insane 40k terrain with Zorpazorp

Go home and go big seems to be the motto of Zorpazorp. This video has a large 40k terrain build, made by sawing up and reattaching a large amount of … Continue reading

August 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blood Bowl hobgoblins

Long before their new Age of Sigmar physique, the hobgoblins looked very different indeed. I found these guys in a drawer as I was preparing a Chaos Dwarf team for … Continue reading

August 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

From the painting desk #78 – A ship of sorts — Dawn of the Lead

Yes, that is a very big crab. From the painting desk #78 – A ship of sorts — Dawn of the Lead Mikko over at Dawn of the Lead just posted … Continue reading

August 17, 2021 · 3 Comments

Arta Monday: Ophelia

Dead? Or merely sleeping? This illustration by Amber Ye invites you to ponder the question.

August 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

GW attempts to rebuild trust

Games Works have taken a few actions building up to the release of Kill Team; Octavius The first is a promise that no matter now many orders they receive, everyone … Continue reading

August 15, 2021 · 20 Comments