Scent of a Gamer

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

3D Printing Wargame Fantasies — On Sean’s Table

3D printing the superb Hexton Hills terrain tiles. Move over plastic! Resin printing is here. 3D Printing Wargame Fantasies — On Sean’s Table Fresh on the heels of my own thinking … Continue reading

January 15, 2021 · 9 Comments

The 28magchallenge for 2021 – Downtrodden — 28

art by David Bell The Adeptus Administratum is the Imperium’s vast and labyrinthine bureaucracy, the largest of the Adeptus Terra’s departments; untold billions of scribes, clerks, notaries, archivists, reckoners and … Continue reading

January 13, 2021

Arta Monday: Platinum Angel

This week on Arta Monday we have a striking angel figure from Gerard Brom: The sword and shield suggest this is an angel of war. The lack of a face … Continue reading

January 11, 2021 · 1 Comment

Corrupted Alchomite Stack

This was another piece of terrain I picked up on the cover of Warhammer 40,000 Conquest. Since I’ve already painted a couple of these as part of the terrain I … Continue reading

January 10, 2021 · 17 Comments

Explore fantasy art: Ian Miller

Ian Miller is a British artist who has been producing art for several decades now. His style is highly recognisable. His art is often like the ents above – made … Continue reading

January 9, 2021 · 23 Comments

The blog in 2020

You’ve no doubt seen my shorter review of the blog in 2020, this article is more to look a bit deeper at the stats, what they might mean, and more … Continue reading

January 9, 2021 · 17 Comments

A tale of two videogames

I stumbled upon a fascinating article at Kotaku, detailing the different reception of two indie videogames. One was a commercial success, the other a failure which left its creator out … Continue reading

January 8, 2021 · 2 Comments

Miniature painter Alan O’Bryan uses his skills to support his favorite charities — Tiny Workshops

Alan O’Bryan (AKA Gorilla with a Brush) paints everything from wargaming minis to fantasy and sci-fi busts, but not to turn a profit. Miniature painter Alan O’Bryan uses his skills to … Continue reading

January 7, 2021

2020 painting with Midwinter Minis

Lots of us have been doing a 2020 miniature painting retrospective this week. This video from Midwinter Minis provides a great summary of Guy’s year of painting: All up this … Continue reading

January 6, 2021 · 4 Comments

I should probably get a 3D printer

It had to happen sometime. I have been keeping a keen eye on developments in the world of 3D printing for many years now. I’m not an early adopter by … Continue reading

January 5, 2021 · 27 Comments

Arta Monday: Cartographer

Welcome to my newest art series! This series will consist of me looking at one piece of art at a time, each Monday. To start off the series we have … Continue reading

January 4, 2021 · 4 Comments

The best and worst of Magic in 2020

Tolarian Community College has a good pair of videos up now, as a review of Magic: the Gathering in 2020. The second video was difficult to watch for me. 2020 … Continue reading

January 3, 2021 · 1 Comment

Haemotrope Reactor

I’ve completed the first of my two Haemotrope Reactors. They make for a striking piece of Warhammer 40,000 terrain: They have two sides, with one side being more… you know: … Continue reading

January 3, 2021 · 6 Comments

Brush care with Squidmar

Today’s word is: ferrule. You’re going to hear it a lot in this video from Squidmar, which is all about brush care. I have to admit, I’m guilty of most … Continue reading

January 2, 2021 · 2 Comments

2020 blog review

Purely looking at the number of page views, 2020 was a great year for this blog. 2019 was the first year I managed to break through 100,000 views, this year … Continue reading

January 2, 2021 · 8 Comments

When you like Magic and Warhammer

I first found this image about 5 years ago, maybe more. I think I found it on Cool Mini or Not, and it’s been a long time since I last … Continue reading

January 1, 2021 · 10 Comments