Scent of a Gamer

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

One perfect possibility

I spoke before about the Goobertown miniatures video where he went through what many of us have been calling our piles of shame, looking for a forgotten miniature to spark … Continue reading

June 29, 2020 · 2 Comments

The Jewel of July 2020: Community Painting Challenge — Azazel’s Bitz Box.

Yeah, I know. “Wait, dickhead. I painted a model for this thing last year and you never bothered to do a community round-up post.” Well, fair point. Though as you … Continue reading

June 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Tutorial: How to paint lenses — Painting In The Dark

Finally a tutorial on how I paint lenses. Tutorial: How to paint lenses — Painting In The Dark A great tutorial went up a couple of days ago at Painting in … Continue reading

June 18, 2020 · 3 Comments

HellGate – Part 9 – The Bell Tower and the Dust Settlers Sanctum — IRO aka Imperial Rebel Ork

I love world building… I want you to imagine, for a moment, a place where the sun is so intense, for most months of the year, that paint blisters, tin … Continue reading

June 9, 2020 · 1 Comment

24 hours of painting, times 3

Three popular YouTube channels got together recently and took a simultaneous attempt to paint as many models as possible in 24 hours. Now, this is not the kind of thing … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · 8 Comments

Painting Tron-Inspired Harlequins — Nothing But Hobby

Harlequins are one of those model kits that I think every mini painting enthusiast thinks about painting at some point. They’re so dynamic, and just detailed enough to be interesting … Continue reading

June 5, 2020 · 4 Comments

20 minute terrain painting

YouTube servived me up a channel I haven’t come across before, and they have some nice videos about painting models quickly and without an airbrush. This is relevant to my … Continue reading

June 4, 2020 · 11 Comments

Four ways to paint stone walls

I know I am guilty of this – painting my stone walls in the same hue. A bit of variation can go a long way though, and this video from … Continue reading

May 21, 2020 · 3 Comments

Hobby Showcase at Warhammer Community

There’s a nice round-up of people’s armies and other hobby work at Warhammer Community. There’s plenty of variety though the one that stood out to me was not an army, … Continue reading

May 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Wolf Lord Project — Painting In The Dark

Finally I’ve finished all 12 Wolf Lords. Took some doing in the end. Really dragged my heals for the last two. But here they all are in one post. The … Continue reading

May 12, 2020 · 2 Comments

— Army Men Around the House

It took me a while, but I finally won a game. — Army Men Around the House This blog is a bit different, but I enjoy it all the same. Army … Continue reading

May 5, 2020 · 4 Comments

Donato Giancola interview

He’s one of my favourite Magic: the Gathering artists, though in fact he’s probably better known for his Science Fiction and Lord of the Rings art. This interview is great … Continue reading

May 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Invitational III: Part 2 — IRON SLEET

Continuing with the third Iron Sleet Invitational. We are amazed and humbled of the amount of extraordinary entries you have produced. You guys have completely hit it out of the … Continue reading

April 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Once upon a Wednesday: Warhammer World classic dioramas

In 2017 I completed my pilgrimage to Warhammer World. One of the memorable parts was seeing the old dioramas that I remembered from the White dwarf episodes of my youth … Continue reading

April 29, 2020 · 11 Comments

Deadzone Battlezone: Outpost 31 — The Other One’s Vault of the Undead

With some extra time on my hands over the Easter weekend, I was able to lay out all my painted Deadzone terrain for the first time; my six by four … Continue reading

April 16, 2020 · 4 Comments

Project Eclipse: Paint Your Minis — Fingers Left The Model

Thank you all for gathering here today. I have brought you all together in the hope that by sharing an issue with you that I may start to recover from … Continue reading

April 14, 2020 · 2 Comments

Paint 4 the paint god

I came across this great example of lava bases on Instagram last week and wanted to share these great chaos warriors with you all As you can see the painted … Continue reading

April 13, 2020 · 2 Comments

Prot Doing the White Scars! — Prot’s War in the Warp

Finally a proper hobby update! Here is my first squad of Incursors. Again it’s been a really fun and different style for me. And here is a White Scars Phobos … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Age of Sigmar: Malign Sorcery – Endless Spells: Soulsnare Shackles (Dec? 2019) — Azazel’s Bitz Box.

A couple (well, three) more Endless Spell models for today’s catch-up post. I’m pretty sure these were painted in early December last year, but they could also have been done … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · 1 Comment

April “Paint the Crap You Already Own!” Painting and Hobby Challenge — Ann’s Immaterium

My first painting challenge, March Might & Magic, is wrapping up on April 3rd, so I thought I’d announce a new painting challenge for this month: Paint the Crap You … Continue reading

April 6, 2020 · 2 Comments