Scent of a Gamer

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

Classic chaos knights

It’s April of 1995, and I receive an unexpected phone call from my mother. She is in the Games Workshop store in Cheltenham and she is flustered. I am in … Continue reading

June 10, 2022 · 10 Comments

Moving from acrylics to oils

An interesting video from Geek Gaming Scenics (aren’t they all though) popped up, and in this one Luke talks about using oil paints seriously for the first time. Spoiler: he … Continue reading

June 9, 2022 · 5 Comments

Horus Heresy: choose your legion

The biggest question for anyone looking to get into the new Horus Heresy game is: which legion will you pick? There’s 18 legions to choose from, both loyalist and traitor. … Continue reading

June 8, 2022 · 5 Comments

Blood Bowl wight

This metal figure was one of two bonus figures I received after backing the Willy Miniatures chaos team crowdfunding campaign. The other figure, a troll, is also on this final … Continue reading

June 7, 2022 · 8 Comments

Arta Monday: Eowyn

Today’s piece comes from the talented Matt Stewart and depicts Eowyn of Rohan, from The Lord of the Rings:

June 6, 2022 · 3 Comments

Horus Heresy website

With the Age of Darkness box set up for preorder, Games Workshop have launched a stand-alone website for the Horus Heresy. The content is still being added, but there’s already … Continue reading

June 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

Mordor siege bow

I’ve completed this old metal Mordor siege bow and it’s looking nice: The metal was painted in the same way as I did the city guard from Cursed City. I … Continue reading

June 5, 2022 · 4 Comments

Horus Heresy preorders live

The new Age of Darkness box is live and rumours have become reality. For me, the price of the box is “a lot, but less than I had thought” coming … Continue reading

June 4, 2022 · 2 Comments

Zephon

I completed the second of my two Heresy characters, and these remain the only miniatures I have from the range… for now. I painted Zephon using a mix of contrast … Continue reading

June 4, 2022 · 12 Comments

Dungeonbowl portals painted

I’ve painted the Dungeonbowl portals. After considering how I might approach these, I decided on a fairly straightforward scheme. Contrast black and grey for the stone, followed by contrast Turquoise … Continue reading

June 3, 2022 · 3 Comments

Heresy getting closer

This coming weekend should see the new Horus Heresy box set going up for preorder. Prices will be revealed then, but early indications are that the Australian price will be … Continue reading

June 2, 2022 · 4 Comments

Basing for the game not the army

I enjoyed this new video from Dana Howl about basing miniatures. She started by saying she is now using the same basing for all Kill Team forces, and the same … Continue reading

June 1, 2022 · 3 Comments