Scent of a Gamer

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

Citadel Colour website launched

Games Workshop have followed by their recent contrast paints preview with the launch of a new website dedicated solely to painting miniatures. The Citadel Colour website goes through each type … Continue reading

May 26, 2019

Blackstone Fortress: UR-025

The latest model painted for Blackstone Fortress is the enigmatic droid UR-025. In the grim darkness of the far future, there are no artificial intelligences allowed. Robots are fine – … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · 5 Comments

Surprise Atlantis

The publishers of Titan Quest released a surprise DLC level set for the game. This time, the setting is Atlantis Titan Quest, in case you didn’t know, if is a … Continue reading

May 25, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones kobolds painted

The latest update to the Bones project is a 12-strong group of kobolds I’ve seen a few different paint jobs of these around, using different skin tones. In the end … Continue reading

May 25, 2019 · 4 Comments

Statues with Sorastro

Sorastro’s blog has a cool downloadable guide to painting statues. The PDF guide gives you a couple of different options on effects you might want, while the blog article talks … Continue reading

May 19, 2019

Terese Nielsen’s token of spirit

A great new art and accessory project hit Kickstarter earlier this week. Terese Nielsen’s token of spirit project is the culmination of several years’ work on the part of the … Continue reading

May 19, 2019 · 1 Comment

Gloomtide shipwreck painted

It took half a pot of Hexwraith Flame to get this one done, but the Gloomtide Shipwreck is now complete This is another of my rare models which has been … Continue reading

May 18, 2019 · 8 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: the chaos marines

The chaos space marines are some of the more fearsome foes of Blackstone Fortress. When it came to paint them I knew I wanted them to stand out somehow. I … Continue reading

May 18, 2019 · 10 Comments

MtG artists: Filip Burburan

Filip Burburan is one of the current Magic artists who paints in the traditional rather than the digital medium. With over 50 cards illustrated as I write this article, his … Continue reading

May 12, 2019

GW’s contrasting previews

It’s been another week-end of exciting Games Workshop previews (as long as you’re the sort of person who gets excited by such things). I know I am! First up is … Continue reading

May 12, 2019 · 3 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: the beastmen

I’ve completed four new models for the Blackstone Fortress set, this time it was the turn of the beastmen Chaos beastmen have been absent from Warhammer 40,000 for some time … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · 4 Comments

An adventuring trio

Three more Bones models are complete now, all adventurer models None of the models quite turned out the way I’d expected, but the flame on top of the wizard’s staff … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

10 years of crowdfunding

The creators of the crowdfunding website Kickstarter didn’t set out to revolutionise tabletop games production. Their ‘creative’ focus was more in other areas – theatre, film, music. However the site … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · 12 Comments

Games Workshop previews

At this week-end’s Warhammer Championships in Australia, Games Workshop treated us to some previews of upcoming miniatures. No Sisters of Battle, let’s tear that plaster off now. However we get … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · 2 Comments

Signature Spellbook: Gideon announced

After his heroic death in War of the Spark, Wizards have announced that Gideon of the gatewatch will be the second character to receive a Signature Spellbook. It’s clear from … Continue reading

May 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: negavolt cultists

Progress contonues through the Blackstone Fortress boxed set with the four negavolt cultists I contorted the theme of the traitor guard and painted up the two on the left to … Continue reading

May 4, 2019 · 7 Comments