Scent of a Gamer

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

Blood Rage troll

My latest Blood Rage monster figure is the troll: Taking the same grey-gold scheme that I used before, this time it involved picking out a lot of gold bits – … Continue reading

September 12, 2020 · 5 Comments

Plasma Regulators from Artis Opus

Artis Opus hjas another great video on YouTube, this time taking the plasma reguators from Warhammer 40,000 and giving them a great paint job They came out great, here’s a … Continue reading

September 11, 2020 · 1 Comment

Once upon a Wednesday: showing off

I have long dreamed of displaying my painted miniatures. Over time, the logistics of displaying miniatures and keeping them dust free has eluded me. Enter the detolf shelf from Ikea. … Continue reading

September 9, 2020 · 9 Comments


It’s proably my age, but Father’s Day for me tends to involve food treats. However there is still room for toys, and this year I got these: This is my … Continue reading

September 7, 2020 · 10 Comments

Favourite Games Workshop models over four decades

I’ve been playing Games Workshop’s games since the 1980s. Battlecars was the first, and there have been many more since then. I was inspired to think about some of my … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · 13 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Tzeentch cultists

The Tzeentch cultists were a popular inclusion in the Silver Tower boxed set, and it’s not surprise that they eventually became an army option in Age of Sigmar. Here’s the … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · 11 Comments

Dungeons & Dragons & Magic

Magic the Gathering’s set release schedule for 2021 was released recently. here’s the whole thing: The part that interests me most is the Dungeons & Dragons set. I will probably … Continue reading

September 5, 2020 · 3 Comments

Blood Rage Ice troll

I took a ‘similar but different’ approach to the first of the Blood Rage monsters. Similar to the clans in that there’s one dominant shade – in this case grey. … Continue reading

September 5, 2020 · 4 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday: abandoned projects

Last month I painted Feora, a war machine character. It’s been some time since I last painted a character from this range. In 2014, I painted another character from the … Continue reading

September 2, 2020 · 3 Comments

What Duncan wishes he knew

Duncan Rhodes (ex-Games Workshop and now of his own miniature painting academy) has posted a great video for people who are painitng models. It’s a list of the 6 things … Continue reading

September 1, 2020 · 3 Comments