Scent of a Gamer

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

Tabletop Legends update 2: the mystery model

Well, here he is, looking very mysterious: I started this model somewhere between 15 and 20 years ago, so it was fun trying to match some of the old paints. … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Ghosts of Projects Future

For me, assembling and undercoating models has always been a statement of intent. These models WILL BE PAINTED, I say, as look at how much effort I have already spent … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Aether Revolt pre-release report

After my Kaladesh experience I decided to try the midnight pre-release again. “It’s a more efficient use of my time,” I claimed. “Uh-huh” said my wife. A ringing endorsement! Following … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Kingdom Death: the 12 million dollar answer

What was the question? How deep can a niche go and still be profitable? Tabletop games are a niche. Within that board games are a niche. Miniature-based board games are … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bones update 24

Six more Bones models complete, this time one of the science fiction squads. I painted these in blue and orange, and I think the result is darker than I wanted. … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · 6 Comments

A League Above: a review of Deathzone Season 1

Deathzone Season 1 is the new Blood Bowl supplement released alongside the new version of the board game. This book is a worthwhile supplement and provides good value to any … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

ArtStation stop: J.C. Park

JC Park is a concept artist, and this comes through in the names of the pieces I’ve selected below, which are functional at best. We can forgive this though and … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · 1 Comment