Scent of a Gamer

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

Blackstone Fortress Escalation: Daedalosus

In case you were wondering, Daedalosus is the name of the Adeptus Mechanicus character in Blackstone Fortress: Escalation. So now you know. I painted this figure to match my previous … Continue reading

March 14, 2020 · 5 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday #1, Malifaux Outcasts

Back when the blog was not even a month old, I posted this complete project: The models above represent an old gang box, and an additional figure, a man named … Continue reading

March 11, 2020 · 6 Comments

Adepta Sororitas ⚜︎ Order of the Hallowed Veil — IRON SLEET

Within the deepest corners of The Primogenitor, enveloped by the Great Hollow on one side and Liquid Metal lakes on the other, a fortress monastery of pure imperial gothic making … Continue reading

March 10, 2020

Explore MtG art: Chris Rahn

Chris Rahn started illustrating for Magic: the Gathering with the 2008 Shards of Alara set. He has since gone on to become one of the game’s most popular current illustrators. … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · 5 Comments

Bones update 54: bugs

Insects and arachnids together in this latest Bones update: These models were more fun to paint than I had expected. I painted the spiders and scorpions in a drab naturalistic … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · 6 Comments

Blog stats and decisions

I’ve already spoken about the overall performance of this blog in 2019. However stats are little more than wallpaper unless you use them to inform your own decisions. After taking … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · 20 Comments

Blackstone Fortress Escalation: the cultists

I’ve painted the 8 cultists from Blackstone Fortress Escalation. Since these represent 8 of the 13 models in the set, I have gone from ‘hardly started’ to ‘almost finished’ in … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · 4 Comments

Duncan’s Back

This video popped up on YouTube very recently and caused much rejoicing among fans of Duncan Rhodes, recently of Games Workshop. Notice the logo on Duncan’s t-shirt? This speaks of … Continue reading

March 5, 2020 · 7 Comments

Game Design: Challenge Yourself —

As I mentioned on Monday, I’m swapping out Project Shuriken for the moment while I polish my drawing skills a bit more. The replacement is a tabletop SF skirmish game … Continue reading

March 4, 2020

The Stouthearted Praetorian Guard Part 14 – Captain Caine — IRO aka Imperial Rebel Ork

How could any Anglo-Zulu War miniature painting enthusiast NOT have a “Michael Caine” character in their Praetorian Guard army? Now, I’d already used the name “Bromhead” for my Tank driver … Continue reading

March 3, 2020 · 2 Comments

Louise Sugden’s miniature painting

In a recent article on Warhammer Community, three painters were challenged to have a go at their new Mindstealer Sphinx model. I wasn’t the only one to be captivated by … Continue reading

March 1, 2020 · 13 Comments

Bones update 53: flametail hippogriff

I’ve completed another of the larger models from my original Bones I Kickstarter: the hippogriff The model is browns for the most part, so I wanted some flash of colour, … Continue reading

March 1, 2020 · 9 Comments