Scent of a Gamer

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

Arta Monday: Oona, Queen of the Fae

This piece by Adam Rex shows the faerie Queen Oona in all her ethereal glory: While this art speaks for itself, I have to say that I noticed this art … Continue reading

August 30, 2021

Warhammer 40,000 Imperium launches

Warhammer 40,000 Imperium is the latest in the series of ‘buy an issue a week’ magazines Games Workshop have been doing in partnership with Hachette. Each week you can find … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 · 2 Comments

Speed painting tips with Squidmar

I missed this Squidmar video when it first went up. He went on Fiverr and offeret to paint any model – any model – for $10, but would spend 1 … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 · 1 Comment

Explore fantasy art: Jesper Ejsing

Jesper Ejsing (pronounced like ‘icing’) has been producing art for a number of fantasy worlds for years now. His work has featured in Magic: the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, World … Continue reading

August 28, 2021 · 3 Comments


I picked these four models up a number of years ago from bad Squiddo games. I thought it was recently, but they already seem to have moved on out of … Continue reading

August 28, 2021 · 7 Comments

Arta Monday: Knight-Captain of Eos

Magic: the Gathering features many notable images. Some are of named heroes with a large amount of words written about them. Others, like this illustration form Chris Rahn, give us … Continue reading

August 23, 2021

Insane 40k terrain with Zorpazorp

Go home and go big seems to be the motto of Zorpazorp. This video has a large 40k terrain build, made by sawing up and reattaching a large amount of … Continue reading

August 21, 2021

Blood Bowl hobgoblins

Long before their new Age of Sigmar physique, the hobgoblins looked very different indeed. I found these guys in a drawer as I was preparing a Chaos Dwarf team for … Continue reading

August 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

From the painting desk #78 – A ship of sorts — Dawn of the Lead

Yes, that is a very big crab. From the painting desk #78 – A ship of sorts — Dawn of the Lead Mikko over at Dawn of the Lead just posted … Continue reading

August 17, 2021 · 3 Comments

Arta Monday: Ophelia

Dead? Or merely sleeping? This illustration by Amber Ye invites you to ponder the question.

August 16, 2021

GW attempts to rebuild trust

Games Works have taken a few actions building up to the release of Kill Team; Octavius The first is a promise that no matter now many orders they receive, everyone … Continue reading

August 15, 2021 · 20 Comments

Explore fantasy art: Jakub Rozalski

The cover art of the board game Scythe is probably most people’s main encounter with Jakub Rozalski’s art, but there’s plenty more than that! Rozalksi manages to create some everyday … Continue reading

August 14, 2021 · 11 Comments

Classic chaos marauders

I went full classic on these old metals. I dub up some old chaos shields and some even older chaos transfers to but on those shields. The models themselves paint … Continue reading

August 14, 2021 · 13 Comments

Arta Monday: Empyrial Archangel

This isn’t the first awesome angel art from Greg Staples to be featured in this series, and it probably won’t be the last either. For now, feast your eyes on … Continue reading

August 9, 2021

The Great Wargaming Survey 2021

It’s that time again, and the Great Wargaming survey for 2021 is on. If you haven’t encountered this before it’s an annual survey or wargamers undertaken by Wargames, Soldiers and … Continue reading

August 8, 2021 · 2 Comments

This seems relevant to my interests

Luke from Geek Gaming scenics has put up a new video showcasing the process of 3D printing and then painting and basing an entire army. As I get towards the … Continue reading

August 7, 2021 · 4 Comments

Neglected models: Wood Elves

Going through my bits boxes has been a trip through my hobby memories. For a very short time, was building a Wood Elf army in Warhammer, but I abandoned the … Continue reading

August 7, 2021 · 2 Comments

Welcome to Blaugust 2021 — The Ancient Gaming Noob

The time has come again, the annual neighborhood blogging event has arrived. As I mentioned previous, back in the day this was a bit of a hardcore event, an attempt … Continue reading

August 3, 2021

Arta Monday: Elspeth, Knight-Errant

This magic art by Volkan Baga introduced us to the character Elspeth: My theory is that a lot of this character’s popularity is due to this awesome introductory image.

August 2, 2021 · 5 Comments

2021 early sales update from ICv2

It’s premature to call 2021 a post-COVID year, but it feels different from last year at least. Of course, 2020 saw record sales for hobby games across the board, and … Continue reading

August 1, 2021 · 5 Comments