Scent of a Gamer

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

Menoth Reinforcements update 1

I have a 50-odd point Menoth force for War Machine, but I painted none of it myself. It was painted by someone else and to a great standard. This has … Continue reading

January 27, 2014

Bones update 6

Another mix of Bones models complete, again chosen by the family. My youngest took a liking to the altar this time, so I chose the candelabra to go with them. … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

MtG: Born of the Gods Art Review

With the card image gallery complete, it’s time to take a closer look at the art for Born of the Gods. This is the second set in the Theros block, … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · 3 Comments


There are new miniatures companies springing up all the time these days. It’s like a golden age. One such is Darkhammer Miniatures. They have a small range at this stage, … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Reality 1: Games Workshop 0

As a publicly-listed company, Games Workshop brings out an annual report, and an interim 6 month report. If you’re interested you can always read them on the company’s website. Their … Continue reading

January 18, 2014

Troubleshooting nVidia and Windows 8.1

I relate this tale primarily because I couldn’t find a clear answer online, and it may well be that others have this problem. In a nutshell; Windows 8.1 hid my … Continue reading

January 18, 2014

Astrophotography, finally

A telescope is one of those object my wife and I have often talked about getting “one day.” We’re both keen amateur astronomers, but to date we’ve used telescopes from … Continue reading

January 17, 2014

MtG Artists: Dan Scott

Dan Scott has produced some truly awesome pieces for Magic: the Gathering over the years. I was ¬†fortunate in preparing this article in that the artist has his own website … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 3 Comments

Seleucid Campaign part 6

Part 6: Victory! The push east was rolling on, but I began to demand more of each of my banners. Seleucid armies took to the field turn after turn to … Continue reading

January 12, 2014

Fantasy Heroes update 5

Two more fantasy heroes have been painted. The motivation this time is that they are good analogues for heroes in my game currently in development. In reality these are a … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 3 Comments

Bones update 5

As a start to painting in 2014, I have completed the latest batch of bones models as you see here: Here’s the next batch to be painted. My youngest chose … Continue reading

January 2, 2014