Scent of a Gamer

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

MtG artists: Mathias Kollros

Mathias Kollros has been contributing his bright art of Magic for some years now. Regardless of the subject, brightness is a consistent feature of his art. With over 60 illustrations … Continue reading

May 28, 2017

My gamer’s journey

It all began with Battlecars, a very old board game by Games Workshop. I’d played other games before of course, the usual chess, draughts, Monopoly. I was already a gamer, … Continue reading

May 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

MtG artists: Magali Villeneuve

Magali Villeneuve’s art first appeared on a Magic card in 2013. Since then, her art has become a favourite of many players. If she has a speciality, it is in … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Iron Sleet blog

If you’ve been reading recent issues of White Dwarf, then you would know about the Pilgrym project, which was covered across several issues. The Pilgrym’s home is the Iron Sleet … Continue reading

May 20, 2017

I am going outside, I may be some time

It’s holiday time for my family (a group which inconveniently includes me) so I will be away from my computer for six weeks. Thanks to the magic of WordPress’s post … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

You should probably join Instagram

I may be a blogger, but I’m not generally a social media butterfly. I’ve never seen a reason to join Instragram before now. Now however, I have seen the light … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

Lorehammer: the Southlands

The Southlands are very different to the other three lands in the forthcoming Total War: Warhammer 2. The area was never fully fleshed out in the game world to the … Continue reading

May 13, 2017

ArtStation stop: Stefan Kopinski

Stefan Kopinski’s art has appeared on book covers, board game boxes, and elsewhere. Whether in dark or light hues it tends to feature one or two strong characters, even where … Continue reading

May 13, 2017

The target update: 50

I’ve reached the halfway point of my target to reach 100 painted miniatures this year. It’s early, but I will be travelling between now and the end of June so … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 4 Comments

Birds for scale

When illustrating fantasy art, people often find themselves having to draw creatures that are well¬†fantastical. But then how to show that what you are drawing is a giant, or a … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bones update 25: the rats

After painting some highly detailed Space Hulk miniatures it was nice to get back to miniatures that can be completed relatively quickly. In this case, the 9 rats from my … Continue reading

May 6, 2017

Lorehammer: Ulthuan

The land of Ulthuan lies in the ocean between the Old World and Naggaroth. Shaped like an inverted horseshoe this land is home to the High Elves. Like much of … Continue reading

May 6, 2017