Scent of a Gamer

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

Anglo-Dane update 6: Almost There!

The basing work on the Anglo-Dane SAGA army is finished and looks like this: I used a few different basing materials to create a varied effect that hopefully still looks … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

On the Tray 3

This month the tray is looking very crowded indeed. The Anglo-Dane SAGA army is waiting for its bases to be finished, crowding out the other models on the tray. At the back … Continue reading

April 20, 2013

Anglo-Dane Update 5: The Warlord

The warlord model for the Anglo-Dane SAGA army is now complete. For those who don’t recognise it this is a figure made by the Perry brothers for Games Workshop’s War the Ring … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Saga Ends

The Kings of England Blood Bowl saga has been brought to a premature halt by a dead graphics card  which in turn has led to a dead computer. A shame, doubly … Continue reading

April 17, 2013

Kings of England: A Blood Bowl Saga part 5

The next league follows the similar 4-team round robin so far established. This league sees the Kings of England pitted against Elf, Lizardmen, and Halfling teams. The first opponent off … Continue reading

April 14, 2013

Kings of England: A Blood Bowl Saga part 4

This league competition is four teams, with the humans joined by Necromantic, Nurgle, and Wood Elf. Each of these teams is able to out-run or out-punch the humans, or both. … Continue reading

April 13, 2013

Kings of England: A Blood Bowl Saga part 3

The Kings of England are victorious! One trophy down, many more to go before the coveted Blood Bowl cup can be won. I was a little despondent after the game against the … Continue reading

April 13, 2013

Anglo-Dane update 4

I have completed the last eight hearthguard, these ones come with dane axes. They look kind of lonely where they are, but they will soon have company! I am one … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kings of England: A Blood Bowl Saga part 2

I call this episode Death! Or why you should never play a Goblin team without an apothecary to hand. This was the result: Edmund, my star player of the future, … Continue reading

April 9, 2013

Kings of England: A Blood Bowl Saga part 1

I’ve enjoyed the computer version of Blood Bowl, even to the point of following my purchase of the Legendary version with the newer Chaos version. Only to be expected since … Continue reading

April 7, 2013

On The Tray 2

Another month, another pic of the painting tray. Now I look at this, I see that the tray itself with all its splodges of paint, makes it difficult to make out the models. I’ll … Continue reading

April 6, 2013

Civ 5: A Hell of a Game

This seemed like an appropriate moment to talk about why I enjoy Civilization 5: I’ve put a lot of hours into this game. As you might guess, this is the … Continue reading

April 6, 2013

This Week in Drama: Games Workshop versus the Internet

Kotaku put up an interesting article this week about miniatures heavyweights Games Workshop’s latest move. Their US trade terms now forbid retailers there from selling any Games Workshop products in the Internet at all. … Continue reading

April 6, 2013

Fantasy Heroes Update

As with the villains, the fantasy heroes collection represents individual miniatures I have accrued over the years, often without meaning to. Some are the last remains of abandoned army ideas, others … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 1 Comment