Scent of a Gamer

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

Neglected Wizard painted

Ann’s March painting challenge got me looking at what is left on my current try. The remaining figures from my Dark Elf Blood Bowl team fit the neglect definition of … Continue reading

March 14, 2021 · 11 Comments

Explore fantasy art: Alayna Danner

I’ve always liked a good fantastical landscape illustration. To me it’s like the start of a story laid out for me to fill in the rest with my imagination. From … Continue reading

March 13, 2021 · 10 Comments

Plague Marine heroes 1

It still feels peculiar to call these guys heroes. They comes from a set of miniatures release din japan under the name ‘Space marine heroes’. The plague marines are the … Continue reading

March 13, 2021 · 7 Comments

Astartes goes official

Some good news (I think) recently is that Games Workshop have hired the creator of the great Astartes series to continue making videos for them on a formal basis. The … Continue reading

March 12, 2021 · 4 Comments

Cursed City boards in close up

“It’s not long now until Warhammer Quest: Cursed City is released” is how the latest Cursed City update on Warhammer Community starts. “Not long” is not a date, but hopefully … Continue reading

March 11, 2021 · 3 Comments

Duncan paints Sigvald

Following from last week’s sextet of Sigvalds, Duncan Rhodes has painted one as well. What I enjoyed about this video is that Duncan breaks down how to paint the model … Continue reading

March 10, 2021

Paint schemes inspired by Nintendo

Dana Howl is back with a great paint scheme for her Tyranid force, this one inspired by a recent Nintendo game: I spend a fair bit of time playing videogames, … Continue reading

March 9, 2021 · 3 Comments

Arta Monday: Hypnotic Specter

Hypnotic Specter was an impactful creature in the early days of Magic: the Gathering. Mainly because, unlike almost all other creatures in the early years of the game, this one … Continue reading

March 8, 2021 · 2 Comments

March 2021 “Neglected But Not Forgotten” Painting Challenge — Ann’s Immaterium

For March I’ll be encouraging everyone to revisit their burgeoning pile of neglected models and pick one or a few old chestnuts you started and for whatever reason stopped working … Continue reading

March 7, 2021 · 2 Comments

A trio of chaos knights

I have completed three of the chaos knights from the Slaves to Darkness Start Collecting set. Only three because these were taking so long to paint that I divided the … Continue reading

March 7, 2021 · 7 Comments

A year’s use of 3D printers

As I continue dithering over whether to leap into buying a 3D printer, this video from Geek Gaming Scenics was well-timed. Here’s Luke talks about his experiences with various models … Continue reading

March 6, 2021 · 4 Comments

Plague Marine reinforcements 2

I’ve painted another champion and icon bearer for the plague marines. To keep them looking different to the other two, I painted them with bases to go along with the … Continue reading

March 6, 2021 · 8 Comments

Cursed City expansion?

On Monday, Games Workshop previewed the first in a new series of theirs – new model Monday. Here’s the model, named Kritza the rat prince: Both the look and feel … Continue reading

March 5, 2021 · 2 Comments

Duncan visits Heroforge

I haven’t visited Heroforge in well over a year, so I was pleasantly surprised by how the website has come along in recent times. In tis video, Duncan visits the … Continue reading

March 4, 2021

Six Sigvalds successfully saturated

Warhammer Community published an article at the week-end. In it, six painters took on the new Sigvald model, with some great results. Of the six my favourite is this one … Continue reading

March 3, 2021 · 1 Comment

Grim dark Magic

Warhammer 40,000 is getting its own Magic: the Gathering expansion. Even the announcement article on Warhammer Community felt the need to add “yes, really” to the title. It’s an incongruous … Continue reading

March 2, 2021 · 5 Comments

Arta Monday: The Xanathar

The Xanathar is a well known character from Waterdeep in Dungeons & Dragons. He wields a lot of influence either directly or through proxies. This art by Jason Rainville manages … Continue reading

March 1, 2021