Scent of a Gamer

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

My Cursed City unboxing

My set of Warhammer Quest: Cursed City turned up on time, but not quite in time to make it onto the latest tray. However I thought it would be nice … Continue reading

April 18, 2021 · 2 Comments

Tray 7: everything old

With tray 6 completed it’s time to bring out tray 7. In a break with all other trays so far, there is nothing here that I have purchased within the … Continue reading

April 18, 2021 · 3 Comments

The curious case of the Cursed City

It started as a fairly ordinary Saturday morning for me, which became stranger as it became apparent that something was up with supplies of Warhammer Quest: Cursed City. Specifically: there … Continue reading

April 17, 2021 · 7 Comments

Tray 6 complete

Those chaos warriors from last week-end were also the final models from the current tray. 6 trays down, 2-3 more trays to go. It has taken just over 4 months … Continue reading

April 17, 2021 · 8 Comments

Dragonlance comics on Humble Bundle

There’s a new Humble Bundle up and this one features classic dragonlance comics, among others: A quick word of caution; these comics are perhaps better for their nostalgia value than … Continue reading

April 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cursed City conversions with Dana Howl

Dana Howl’s latest video is on the subject of the Cursed City, but not simply unboxing or looking at the models and rules. This video is partially a continuation of … Continue reading

April 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Undead painting tips from Squidmar

A short video from Squidmar appeared on YouTube a few days ago. This interested me twice – once because I’m always interested in new painting tips for skeletons, and second … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Arta Monday: Horus versus The Emperor

Games Workshop’s epic Horus Heresy series is still building to its climax, with over 60 books in the series so far. The Siege of Terra will wrap things up, although … Continue reading

April 12, 2021 · 3 Comments

A good year for Stonemaier

ICv2 reports that Stonemaier Games had a 40% sales increase in 2020. This would be a notable performance in an ordinary year, but 2020 was anything but that. Sales of … Continue reading

April 11, 2021 · 6 Comments

Slaves to Darkness Start Collecting box complete

The Slaves ot Darkness Start Collecting box contains 16 figures, and they take a while to paint. Totally worth it though: Overall I would have to sat the amount of … Continue reading

April 11, 2021 · 13 Comments

Explore fantasy art: Anato Finnstark

I discovered Anato Finnstark’s art in 2020, and I’m already a a huge fan. I’m going to share five of his illustrations here but you can find dozens more at … Continue reading

April 10, 2021 · 1 Comment

Chaos warriors

I’ve finished the second group of five chaos warriors from the Slaves to Darkness Start Collecting box: There’s only one flaming weapon this time, as the effect really doesn’t look … Continue reading

April 10, 2021 · 3 Comments

A pair of witch hunters

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems that recent Age of Sigmar armies have been quite evocative of the classic Warhammer setting. Cow heads aides, the new high elves Lumineth … Continue reading

April 8, 2021 · 7 Comments

Painting the Cursed City with Goobertown

Some people got their copies at least. The review copies that Games Workshop sent out have arrived, and this video shows two of the character models being painted. Brent is … Continue reading

April 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Arta Monday: Temple Garden

Magic’s Ravnica setting is one vast city, leading to some interesting interpretations of factions more associated with nature. The elves and centaurs of the Selesnya guild harmonise their built structures … Continue reading

April 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cursed City pre-orders come… and go

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City now has a release date – 10 April, 2021. I can’t speak to elsewhere, but in Australia the pre-orders went up at midday, and by 4pm … Continue reading

April 4, 2021 · 13 Comments

Dark Elf Blood Bowl team complete

Unfortunately the natural light kind of washed out this paint scheme However, the two blitzers are near the front, with gold armour and turquoise cloaks to pick them out form … Continue reading

April 4, 2021 · 6 Comments

Dana Howl’s first week of 3D printing

Dana Howl has put up an interesting video for people like me still sitting on the fence of getting a 3D printer but leaning slowly forwards. It goes through a … Continue reading

April 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Slaves to Darkness chaos warriors

I have finished painting the first five of the new chaos warriors. They have been done in the same style as the chaos knights. They have the same burning weapon … Continue reading

April 3, 2021 · 20 Comments

Ann’s April 2021 painting challenge

The “Neglected but Not Forgotten” painting challenge ends on April 2nd, so I thought I’d announce the April challenge before I get too busy doing the “Neglected” round-up, which is … Continue reading

April 2, 2021 · Leave a comment