Scent of a Gamer

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

Experiments with 3D printing and clear resin

Geek Gaming Scenics put up this video showcasing some experiments in using clear resin, alcohol-based inks, and 3d printing: I’m finding this endlessly fascinating as there’s always something new in … Continue reading

November 30, 2021 · 2 Comments

Arta Monday: Ansalon

Ansalon is the fictional land where the stories of Dragonlance take place. Dragonlance being a memorable series of books, provided your memory stretches back to the 1980s – and you … Continue reading

November 29, 2021

Dungeonbowl team rosters revealed

I hope you didn’t get too carried away with the first release of the team rosters for Dungeonbowl. Those first guides may have given the impression you could take any … Continue reading

November 28, 2021

Explore fantasy art: Livia Prima

Livia Prima produces some great character portraits, but can still create great scenes as well. What follows here is a selection from the choices available at her ArtStation page. This … Continue reading

November 27, 2021

Cursed City: Darrock

The latest hero I have painted from the Cursed City set is Jelsen Darrock: Judging from his equipment, hunting vampires is definitely his thing. he’s come to the right city!

November 27, 2021 · 8 Comments

A good start: a review of the Wheel of Time

Wheel of Time opened on Amazon Prime last week, and I have now watched all three episodes available so far. I wanted to share my thoughts on this show that … Continue reading

November 25, 2021 · 5 Comments

Dana Howl’s TOTALLY ORIGINAL ork paint scheme

Dana Howl has painted her Kill Team orks in a unique paint scheme inspired by cheesy 80s Hallowe’en kitsch. The orks themselves come out looking great, and Dana achieves green … Continue reading

November 24, 2021

Dungeonbowl for Christmas!

we received confirmation at the weekend that the leaked catalogue pages were correct, and Dungeonbowl will be released in time for Christmas 2021. So if the boxed set appeals to … Continue reading

November 23, 2021

Arta Monday: Grave Titan

This week’s piece is a Magic card from Nils Hamm. The Grave Titan was part of a cycle of five titans, one for each colour of Magic. As suggested by … Continue reading

November 22, 2021 · 2 Comments

Rohan terrain bundle

Games Workshop have announced a new range of Battleforces – basically intended to be complete armies in a box for their Warhammer 40,000 or Age of Sigmar game systems. Hidden … Continue reading

November 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

Hard plastic miniatures for D&D

The Nolzur’s range of miniatures for Dungeons & Dragons has been a very popular range of pre undercoated plastic figures. My favourite substance to work with has long been hard … Continue reading

November 20, 2021 · 3 Comments

Cursed City: Brutogg

I have painted the Ogre adventurer from the Cursed City box, who goes by the name of Brutogg Corpse-Eater. No doubt that’s an old family name, and the Corpse-Eaters have … Continue reading

November 20, 2021 · 7 Comments

Dungeonbowl team lists revealed

Classic Dungeonbowl was a game organised by the wizards of the Warhammer World, and broadcast via crystal ball to venues all over. Some of that classic flavour is retained in … Continue reading

November 18, 2021 · 1 Comment

Ultima on the Commodore 64

The Ultima series of CRPGs is remembered these days by gamers of a certain age. The first three games were good but not atypical role-playing games – swing some swords, … Continue reading

November 17, 2021

Desert Bus for hope

Desert Bus for hope is a charity event which was first run in 2007. It’s an established annual event today, and as it’s running now, you can stop by the … Continue reading

November 16, 2021

Arta Monday: Abyssal Persecutor

Today’s art is a magic card from Brian “Chippy” Dugan: Abyssal Persecutor is an interesting card. It’s more powerful that you would expect for its cost, but it comes with … Continue reading

November 15, 2021

Chaos Dwarfs from Greebo

Greebo Games, creators of great fantasy football teams for games such as Blood Bowl and… all the other one out there, have now turned their attention to the Chaos Dwarfs. … Continue reading

November 14, 2021 · 1 Comment

Explore fantasy art: Alex Konstad

Alex Konstad produces some interesting work across a range of fantasy and science fiction worlds, as well as things too weird for a single genre description. I’ve selected some pieces … Continue reading

November 13, 2021 · 1 Comment

Blood Bowl 2016 orcs update 1

I almost wrote ‘Blood Bowl 2020 orcs’ in the title, but then remembered that these models came in the 2016 boxed set,and have been patiently waiting 5 years to be … Continue reading

November 13, 2021 · 4 Comments

Orktober 2021 – Da Big Round Up — Convert or Die

So having announced just yesterday that I’m embarking on another painting challenge I thought it was high time I padded my post count took a look back at the last … Continue reading

November 12, 2021 · 5 Comments