Scent of a Gamer

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

Cursed City conversions with Dana Howl

Dana Howl’s latest video is on the subject of the Cursed City, but not simply unboxing or looking at the models and rules. This video is partially a continuation of … Continue reading

April 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Undead painting tips from Squidmar

A short video from Squidmar appeared on YouTube a few days ago. This interested me twice – once because I’m always interested in new painting tips for skeletons, and second … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Ann’s April 2021 painting challenge

The “Neglected but Not Forgotten” painting challenge ends on April 2nd, so I thought I’d announce the April challenge before I get too busy doing the “Neglected” round-up, which is … Continue reading

April 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Goobertown recreates Slambo

The latest Goobertown video sees Brent using a new chaos warrior set to recreate a classic old Games Workshop figure. ‘Slambo’ was an old metal chaos warrior one-piece who was … Continue reading

March 26, 2021 · 2 Comments

Adventures in Comic Style — Pewter, Resin, and Magic

Hey y’all!!! Hope you’re doing well! We’ve been dabbling in exciting things, but that does mean less painting time (like I had a lot before.. lol). Hopefully we’ll have some … Continue reading

March 25, 2021 · 2 Comments

The End of Drazhar’s Dark Eldar Rainbow — Kuribo’s Painting

Drazhar is done! It took quite a while but honestly, it was a pretty enjoyable road to go down and the results hopefully speak for themselves. Here’s a look at … Continue reading

March 16, 2021 · 1 Comment

March 2021 “Neglected But Not Forgotten” Painting Challenge — Ann’s Immaterium

For March I’ll be encouraging everyone to revisit their burgeoning pile of neglected models and pick one or a few old chestnuts you started and for whatever reason stopped working … Continue reading

March 7, 2021 · 2 Comments

100 hours of hobby revisited

In January I posted about a Goobertown video showing Brent completing 100 hours of hobby painting, and decided to do something similar. Rather than look only at painting I decided … Continue reading

February 28, 2021 · 5 Comments

Hobby Bingo!

I don’t normally do this, but something about seeing the Hobby Bingo cards this year made me decide to participate. The main one doing the rounds at the moment is … Continue reading

January 28, 2021 · 4 Comments

One hundred hours of hobby

A couple of days ago Goobertown Hobbies posted this video: On the surface it’s simply a time lapse video showing Brent engaged in 100 hours of painting the contents of … Continue reading

January 21, 2021 · 12 Comments

Getting ahead with a Warlord Titan

Guy from Midwinter Minis promised that if he reached 1,000 patrons, he would buy the biggest, silliest model of them all, the Forge Word Warlord Titan. The video below shows … Continue reading

January 17, 2021 · 1 Comment

Lessons of 2020 with Dana Howl

Dana Howl put up an very interesting video, reviewing her channel’s performance in 2020, and sharing some things she wishes she knew before starting. I’ve always been a fan of … Continue reading

January 16, 2021 · 3 Comments

The 28magchallenge for 2021 – Downtrodden — 28

art by David Bell The Adeptus Administratum is the Imperium’s vast and labyrinthine bureaucracy, the largest of the Adeptus Terra’s departments; untold billions of scribes, clerks, notaries, archivists, reckoners and … Continue reading

January 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

When you like Magic and Warhammer

I first found this image about 5 years ago, maybe more. I think I found it on Cool Mini or Not, and it’s been a long time since I last … Continue reading

January 1, 2021 · 10 Comments

1 Hour Q&A with Midwinter Minis

There’s an extended Midwinter Minis video up on YouTube now, which features over an hour of Guy answering questions from his Patreon supporters. Some of these questions are repeats of … Continue reading

December 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Making your break creative

This video from Midwinter Minis popped up recently: It’s a nice conversational video, as long as you like that sort of thing. In this case, I liked it a lot. … Continue reading

December 12, 2020 · 15 Comments

28 Magazine volume 4 submissions open

Submissions are now open for Volume 4 of 28 magazine, the magazine for painters and modellers dedicated to the Warhammer 40,000 universe in its darker forms. The article gives you … Continue reading

November 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Project Eclipse: Drukhari Raiders — Fingers Left The Model

There’s been a big old gap since I last threw anything up here, looking back it was Augst- yoinks. It’s not that I haven’t been hobbying-I’ve been squeezing it in … Continue reading

November 17, 2020 · 2 Comments

Painting with a limited palette

A different painting video caught my eye on YouTube yesterday. In this video the painter (Marco) paints a figure over 3 hours to a standard that I would call ‘excellent.’ … Continue reading

October 31, 2020 · 7 Comments

New hobby challenge!: Character — Bjorn the Stormborn

Wrapping up the previous hobby challenge and being completely distracted by RL stuff (education, dreading the future of whether I’ll be able to find work after finishing college next year, … Continue reading

October 12, 2020 · Leave a comment