Scent of a Gamer

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

The tray at halfway

The third Otherworld army update saw me reach the halfway mark on my current tray of models. Here it is today: versus starting out in August: Going from bare plastic, … Continue reading

September 29, 2019 · 5 Comments

SAGA Otherword army update 3

I’ve completed another 8 ghost warriors for my SAGA Otherworld army: In a change from the previous groups painted, I shaded these after the first coat of Nighthaunt Gloom to … Continue reading

September 29, 2019 · 2 Comments

The closest thing to Warhammer

…is probably the new Cities of Sigmar battletome for Age of Sigmar. As near as possible, this book is an attempt to give people who never lost their love of … Continue reading

September 28, 2019 · 6 Comments

Plaguecaster complete

I admit it; I had to look up his name to be sure. I don’t play 40k, I just enjoy the miniatures and background. The plaguecaster is now complete: He’s … Continue reading

September 28, 2019 · 7 Comments

Storybook time for Magic: the Gathering

The upcoming set for Magic, Throne of Eldraine, features the game’s take on fairy tales. One benefit of this approach is the amazing art being revealed as the set’s release … Continue reading

September 22, 2019 · 4 Comments

Neglected models: Empire handgunner

In the early 2000s I had an idea for an Empire army for Warhammer. It would have plenty of black powder weapons and artillery. The champions would have a selection … Continue reading

September 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Age of Sigmar: the right decision

In my opinion, the verdict is now in: Games Workshop were right to kill off Warhammer and replace it with the Age of Sigmar. Warhammer at the time was a … Continue reading

September 21, 2019 · 4 Comments