Scent of a Gamer

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

Kickstarter Off the Boil?

Beyond the Gates of Antares. Thon. Red Box Games. These are all Kickstarter drives that have failed recently. Is Kickstarter still the place to fund miniatures projects any more? There are many … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

A New Blood Bowl?

I’m not usually one to pay attention to rumours. My attitude tends to be: I’ll get excited when I can own it. There’s an exception to every rule, several exceptions … Continue reading

March 30, 2013

Chaos Dwarfs Complete

Completing a project always makes me happy. I’ve always enjoyed playing Blood Bowl, and having all my teams complete is great. Until the models from Willy Miniatures arrive that is. … Continue reading

March 24, 2013

Chaos Dwarf update 2

The hobgoblins are now complete, five hobgoblins are probably more than is needed on the field. However with a maximum of six chaos dwarfs permitted in the chaos dwarf team … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Fantasy Villains Update

I buy miniatures on and off over the years, sometimes with no idea what game to use them in. Other times, I abandon a game system but keep by favourite … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

Anglo-Dane Update 3

Eight hearthguard with shield and axe or sword have been completed. As with the warriors, these models are Gripping Beast plastic Saxon Thegns. I’ve taken a much closer pic of … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Crowdfunding Your Project

The Crowdfunding Opportunity A lot of things didn’t exit 15, 10, 5 years ago. One of these is Crowdfunding, which has started to impact the gaming hobby in major ways. … Continue reading

March 10, 2013

On the Tray

I don’t always make complete a project element in a single week. Let me rephrase that. I rarely complete a project element in a single week. I usually make some … Continue reading

March 9, 2013

Miniatures: On the Cusp of a Golden Age?

Golden Ages are generally perceived as something that happened long ago. With miniatures and miniature games, I think we are entering that golden age at the moment. Maybe I’m wrong, and it’s already … Continue reading

March 2, 2013

Two Tutorials

As I slowly wind my way through the projects, I am reminded that there is much more to the miniatures hobby than simply painting and playing. The modelling side of … Continue reading

March 2, 2013