Scent of a Gamer

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

Desert tablescapes update 2

The ochre I used for the sand turned out a little too orange. Less like a desert, and more like the face of someone who hit the instant tan cream … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

My top 5 computer games 1980-1989

The eighties were a heady decade of computer game discovery for me. I was right in the middle of the 8-bit revolution, which really was a revolution in terms of … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Desert tablescapes update 1

With the choking hot Australian summer passed, I’m now back to painted rather than¬†assembling miniatures. It’s hell living in a house without air conditioning, I tell you. I’ve started on … Continue reading

May 24, 2015

Talisman Dragons figures complete

Almost two years after their purchase, I have completed the six figures that came in the Talisman Dragons box. I did not enjoy painting these. They look good enough to … Continue reading

May 24, 2015

Civ V factions: Egypt

Egypt are the quintessential civilization; often used to advertise the game of Civ. For many people, Egyptian civilization might as well be one word. As a result this faction is … Continue reading

May 23, 2015

MtG artists: Tyler Jacobson

Tyler Jacobson’s art contributions to Magic include great characters as well as some great landscapes, often on the same card! Come and see: Domri Rade This planeswalker debuted in the … Continue reading

May 17, 2015

Bones 3 announced

The project hasn’t started yet, but Reaper Miniatures have announced their third Bones project will be coming to Kickstarter later this year. The previous two added hundreds of miniatures to … Continue reading

May 16, 2015