Scent of a Gamer

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

CanCon 2013 Report

I spent the week-end in Canberra, partly as a short holiday and partly to visit CanCon 2013. I went by myself in 2012, and came back with the family in … Continue reading

January 29, 2013

CanCon Beckons

No updates to the site this week-end, as I shall be out of my home town of Brisbane and at the nation’s capital of Canberra instead. CanCon is too good … Continue reading

January 23, 2013

Going Wild

It’s not been two hours since I funded a project, and something else on Kickstarter has caught my eye. Wildman is a forthcoming RPG – assuming it gets funded of … Continue reading

January 19, 2013

Anglo-Dane Update

My first 12 Anglo-Dane warriors for SAGA are complete. These guys were a breeze to paint, and I loved the outcome of trying out shield transfers from Little Big Men Studios. These … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Weakness for Willy… Miniatures

So I picked up a new fantasy football team, in spite of the fact that I rarely play Blood Bowl, unless it’s the computer game version. Willy Miniatures have come … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happiness is a Game Reborn

One of my favourite computer games of all time, Lords of Midnight, has recently been re-released. As befits a game originally available on the 8-bit Spectrum 48k and Commodore 64, … Continue reading

January 18, 2013

Chaos Dwarf Update

The Chaos Dwarf part of the Chaos Dwarf team is complete, leaving the non-Chaos Dwarf part still to come.  This consists of five Hobgoblins. I was concerned about my chosen … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Malifaux Outcasts Complete

The Malifaux Outcasts painting project is complete! This is based on the Viktorias gang box set, with Sue as an additional miniature. Even with 20+ years of wargaming experience I found the … Continue reading

January 18, 2013