Scent of a Gamer

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

Cursed City: vargskyr

I have painted the largest model from the Cursed City box set using almost all Contrast Paints: The non-contrast part is the dot of red on each eye. I also … Continue reading

February 12, 2022 · 8 Comments

The legs of the titan

Midwinter Minis is putting together the Forgeworld Warlord Titan in the spiffy new studio – just the legs though! This video features a lot of cutting, drilling, pinning, and gluing. … Continue reading

February 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

The demon is back

After a couple of years hiatus the Golden Demon painting competition is coming back this year. For now we have confirmation of the US version, but I’m sure there will … Continue reading

February 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Void of Knowledge in the 3D Printing Tabletop Space — Crazmadsci

February 7, 2022 I started 3D printing for tabletop gaming in 2018 and every day I am blown away by how much the hobby has grown. The community of hobbyists … Continue reading

February 9, 2022 · 2 Comments

Vince Venturella – the basics of miniature painting

Yesterday I threw out about 30 paints – roughly a third of my collection, as part of the general reorganisation I’m going through right now. This has been prompted partly … Continue reading

February 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Arta Monday: Endless ranks of the dead

Today’s Arta Monday piece is a Magic: the Gathering illustration from Ryan Yee showing what is about to happen. Great tension in this piece.

February 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

A few extra Ash Wastes details

Warhammer Community has a new article up with some extra details about the Ash Wastes expansion which was revealed last week-end. The two main reveals are that 1. the game … Continue reading

February 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Cave goblins

I know these miniatures had a different name in Games Workshop’s Middle Earth game, but I no longer remember what it was. Like the dwarf model I painted a couple … Continue reading

February 6, 2022 · 6 Comments

Breaking up the pile

It can be daunting to face your own pile of unpainted models. ‘Pile of shame’ is the most common term, though over the years I have tried to consider mine … Continue reading

February 5, 2022 · 8 Comments

Cursed City: Halgrim

Since I have painted the city guard, it made sense to paint their captain right afterwards: I used the same paint techniques on Halgrim as I did on the guard, … Continue reading

February 5, 2022 · 5 Comments

A new studio for Midwinter Minis

A fair part of this video is dedicated to painting up some resin models from an independent producer as old style Imperial Fists terminators. The bit that appealed to me … Continue reading

February 4, 2022 · 1 Comment

Painted in a day

Last week I took advantage of a public holiday in Australia to paint a model I have owned for over a decade now. The winged Nazgul was the pinnacle (in … Continue reading

February 3, 2022 · 11 Comments

Painting Chaos Marines with speed paints

Dana Howl has her video up using the new speed paints, and it’s a little different to say the least. The subject of the painting experiment are some non-GW chaos … Continue reading

February 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

Ravaged Star miniatures

The Ravaged Star line of miniatures caught my eye at Gamefound, thanks to a Dana Howl video I was watching for unrelated purposes – I will post about the video … Continue reading

February 1, 2022 · 5 Comments