Scent of a Gamer

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

2017 General’s Handbook

The release of the General’s Handbook marked the turning point for Age of Sigmar after a disastrous launch a year earlier. These days Games Workshop is on a much firmer … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · 3 Comments

Talisman revised 4th edition from Games Workshop

As reported at the Warhammer-Community website, Games Workshop will be released the revised edition of 4th edition Talisman. The announcement comes with the Ralph Horsley box art but no other … Continue reading

July 29, 2017

Ash Wastes update 2

I’ve completed the second stage of turning my 16 tablescapes into ash wastes terrain. This was all highlighting work after shading back the grey spray. I highlighted up with a … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · 4 Comments

Hour of Devastation art review

Hour of Devastation is Magic’s latest set, and finishes the story begun in Amonkhet as well as bringing an intriguing twist to the overarching gatewatch storyline. The people of Amonkhet … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Nurgle fortress at Warhammer World

Of all the great dioramas I saw in the exhibition centre at Warhammer World, this one was the most impressive for me. It is set in the moment after a … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Norse faction for Warhammer: Total War

The next faction has been announced for Warhammer: Total War, and it’s the Norse who will be joining us in the game. If you missed it, here it is:   … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bones 3 arrives

An update to my ongoing Bones painting project sees not more painted models, but rather the arrival of more models to paint! I held back on my Bones 3 order, … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Lucidity dice game on Kickstarter

The latest entry in the “things that caught my eye on Kickstarter” files is Lucidity, a push-your-luck dice game. In Lucidity, each player is a dreamer attempting to gain enough … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Ash Wastes update 1

Thanks to the release of Shadow war: Armageddon, I have worked out what to do with my remaining tablescapes – turn them into ash wastes! At this first stage I … Continue reading

July 15, 2017

Space Hulk update 3

I have now completed the Blood Angels marines from the Space Hulk box, except for the Librarian. Here they are in a couple of group shots:   The amount of … Continue reading

July 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bones 4 announced

Details are still to come but the project has been confirmed for August 2017. The teaser comes with one preview model, a very nice zombie dragon by Julie Guthrie. I … Continue reading

July 9, 2017 · 4 Comments

Age of Sigmar displays at Warhammer World

Among the displays at Warhammer World are several dedicated to the classic Age of Sigmar match up between the forces of Sigmar and the forces of Khorne. The first of … Continue reading

July 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Codexes are coming back

Confirmed via the Warhammer Community website, codexes will be making a return to the new edition of Warhammer 40,000. My incredible detective work leads me to conclude that our first … Continue reading

July 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Chaos Pact Blood Bowl team from Willy Miniatures

I found this late, but there are still three days remaining as I write this: Willy Miniatures has a Chaos Pact team available on Kickstarter. As with their earlier Chaos … Continue reading

July 2, 2017

Specialist Games rules writer wanted

Games Workshop are advertising for a rules writer with a focus on their range of specialist games. The description mentions Blood Bowl specifically: Do you want to develop existing games … Continue reading

July 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Classic dioramas at Warhammer World

There are thousands of miniatures on display in the Warhammer World exhibitions. From painted examples of everything in the current range, to huge dioramas showcasing epic battles in Games Workshops … Continue reading

July 1, 2017 · 6 Comments