Scent of a Gamer

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

Dungeonbowl team review: Beasts

The College of Beasts is where you will find most of the big guys from various Blood Bowl teams. The end result is a Chaos Chosen team with different big … Continue reading

January 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Life

The College of Life provides a broad and deep roster, with the most player options of any college along with a variety in the types of player available to their … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Arta Monday: Runestone

This week’s ArtA Monday is a loading screen artwork by Craig Mullins – this one is part of a series he created for the strategy game Crusader Kings III: Sometimes … Continue reading

January 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Cursed City: city guard, part 1

I have completed the first five city guard models from the Cursed City box and had a lot of fun painting these: These were again almost entirely contrast paints, the … Continue reading

January 16, 2022 · 12 Comments

28 Mag volume 4

Volume 4 of the miniature painting and modelling magazine 28 is here now. You can check out the release article (and download the 186MB PDF issue) at this link. issue … Continue reading

January 15, 2022 · 4 Comments

Meriadoc of Rohan

Another miniature that I had forgotten about is this metal version of Merry from the Lord of the Rings range, tis time all got up in his Rohan armour. I … Continue reading

January 15, 2022 · 6 Comments

How To Gauge Growth in Miniature Painting — Crazmadsci

2021 Benchmark Model: dwarf final paint job2021 Benchmark Model Comparison When working on improving any skill or hobby, oftentimes it is hard to gauge personal growth. You can become so … Continue reading

January 14, 2022 · 2 Comments

Dungeonbowl team review: Death

The College of Death consists of the two undead teams from Blood Bowl. In this roster you will find the entire Shambling Undead list along with most of the Necromantic … Continue reading

January 13, 2022 · 1 Comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Light

The College of Light provides you with a complete Elven Union roster with some additional human options. For coaches who already have an Elven Union Blood Bowl team, this college … Continue reading

January 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Fire

The College of Fire provides an interesting mix of Dwarfs and Ogres to produce a team that can pack a punch, but won’t be the fastest in the dungeon. Complete … Continue reading

January 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

Arta Monday: Caught in the Open

Today’s piece comes from the talented brush of Donato Giancola and features a surprise attack by a blue dragon: This piece was illustrated for a private collector.

January 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

How I stopped using regular GW acrylics

It wasn’t a conscious choice; it’s something that has happened over the past year. I didn’t notice it until I was looking over the paints I used on the last … Continue reading

January 9, 2022 · 19 Comments

Cursed City: zombies, part 2

I have finished the second five zombies from the Cursed City box: So fiddly, so glad I won’t be painting any more of these models. I had some fun with … Continue reading

January 9, 2022 · 8 Comments

Explore fantasy art: Chris Cold

Welcome to the first explore fantasy art for 2022! This one highlights Chris Cold, who fittingly produces many chilling fantasy illustrations, such as the ones featured here. There is a … Continue reading

January 8, 2022 · 2 Comments

The last dwarf

In Febraury 2019, almost two years ago now, I completed my Middle Earth dwarfs, which consisted of a couple of metal models and a box of rangers. Back in the … Continue reading

January 8, 2022 · 8 Comments

Dungeonbowl team review: Metal

Owners of the Blood Bowl 2016 or 2020 boxed sets will gravitate to the College of Metal, as many of the players are present in this roster. This result is … Continue reading

January 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl team review: Shadow

The College of Shadow allows you to blend the Dark Elf and Skaven teams together without having to worry about pesky Animosity rules like you do in regular Blood Bowl. … Continue reading

January 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

New Eldar!

James Workshop was right! One of the preview figures shown this weekend by Games Workshop include some new plastic eldar guardians: These are the first new Eldar guardians since the … Continue reading

January 5, 2022 · 3 Comments

Taking Blood Bowl teams into Dungeonbowl

Players of Blood Bowl looking to transfer their teams across to play Dungeonbowl may find the process easy, tricky, or impossible depending on their team. Not all Blood Bowl teams … Continue reading

January 4, 2022 · 3 Comments

Arta Monday: Archangel of Strife

Welcome to the first Arta Monday of 2022! If you’re a fan of these weekly art pieces, then you’ll be pleased to know this series will continue for the rest … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · Leave a comment