Scent of a Gamer

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

2017 Golden Demon winners posted

Games Workshop have featured the 2017 Golden Demon winners over the past few issues of White Dwarf. Now they have updated the website with all winners. The 2017 Slayer Sword … Continue reading

February 25, 2018 · 7 Comments

Dwarf Blood Bowl team update 2

The Dwarf Blood Bowl team continues to occupy far more of my painting time that I had originally expected. However I can see the end of the project now with … Continue reading

February 25, 2018 · 5 Comments

Challenger decks to re-start Standard?

Wizards of the Coast recently announced that they would introduce something called a Challenger deck to help new players play Standard at Friday Night Magic or other store events. Challenger … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Imperial terrain continued

My latest painted piece is another part of the imperial terrain packs I bought during last year’s visit to the UK. Here is the stack pictured in front of my … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 · 3 Comments

ArtStation stop: Piotr Foksowicz

I enjoy dark fantasy art, and my most recent ArtStation discovery in that area is Pio Foks, or Piotr Foksowicz to uses his proper name. His gallery is a feast … Continue reading

February 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

A different kind of RPG

A different kind of RPG appeared on Kickstarter recently, and it already has a fair number of backers. Good Society is an RPG setting where you are placed in a … Continue reading

February 17, 2018

Magic Finance 104: Modern

Having looked at Standard it’s now a good time to take a look at the next most popular competitive format: Modern. Modern, unlike Standard, is a non-rotating format. Once a … Continue reading

February 11, 2018

More Imperial terrain

Another weekend sees another piece of imperial terrain completed: This time I took imperialrebelork’s advice and used some of the rust effect. I have to say, I loved it. It … Continue reading

February 11, 2018

ArtStation stop: Dima Zasimovich

Dima Zasimovich has a wide range of work viewable through ArtStation. Many of the works there are single undead figures, but other subjects and landscapes are on display too. Here … Continue reading

February 10, 2018 · 2 Comments

The Battle Royale returns

A couple of years ago now a fascinating project began in Civilization V. On a huge world map, 61 civs would battle it out for total world domination. The winner … Continue reading

February 10, 2018 · 4 Comments

Fellowship update: the hobbits

I’ve made faster progress than I had expected on the fellowship figures, with the four hobbits now complete. It’s been years since I painted GW’s Lord of the Rings range … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · 4 Comments

Warhammer 40,000 industrial terrain

I presume this terrain series has another name, but this is how I think about it. After toying with and rejecting the idea of painting some rust effects on this … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · 2 Comments

Fun with Deepart.io

Well, I’ve found my newest internet game/waste of time. Deepart.io¬†allows you to upload an image of your choice and then select a style. The website then applies the style to … Continue reading

February 3, 2018 · 1 Comment

The tray in January 2018

I said I would do it, and I did! I managed to get the brushes out on 12 separate occasions in January, which is a bit under my desired 3-4 … Continue reading

February 3, 2018