Scent of a Gamer

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

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

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

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 · Leave a comment


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

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

Fafnir Rann

I bought a pair of Horus Heresy plastic heroes earlier this year. In spite of how close I am to having a fully painted collection, I can still have my … Continue reading

May 28, 2022 · 9 Comments

Plastic Sicarian tank for Heresy

The Sicarian tank is mentioned often in Heresy stories, but until now the only model has been an expensive Forgeworld resin figure. No longer! The conversion of the Forgeworld range … Continue reading

May 17, 2022 · 3 Comments

Heresy: beyond the marines

The Space Marine legions and their primarchs are the focus of the Horus Heresy, but they aren’t the only players on the board. A recent article on Warhammer Community has … Continue reading

May 12, 2022 · 4 Comments

Horus Heresy game reveals

The boxed set contents were confirmed by Games Workshop previously, but there have been many more reveals for Warhammer Fest. You can find full coverage at Warhammer Community, but I … Continue reading

May 8, 2022 · 3 Comments

Heresy box contents confirmed

This high resolution image of the miniatures in the forthcoming Horus Heresy starter box went up yesterday: It was confirmed by the Warhammer Community Twitter account, and it looks like … Continue reading

April 29, 2022 · 4 Comments

Midwinter Titan: everything but the head

In this video, Guy takes us through a big chunk of his Warlord Titan build – it’s getting there! The conversation is often the best part of these videos – … Continue reading

April 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Heresy on the way

Games Workshop have given us a number of model previews recently, leading up to a mainstream release of a Horus Heresy tabletop game. The latest is this land raider tank: … Continue reading

April 27, 2022 · 3 Comments