Scent of a Gamer

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

Bones update 29: the gorilla

Challenged to find a ‘mechanical’ model to paint, I had a look through my drawers of unpainted models (currently 917 of them!) and found this Bones model from the original … Continue reading

November 11, 2018 · 3 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress revealed

After a week of previews, the Blackstone Fortress edition of Warhammer Quest has been revealed in full. Here is an image of the box and its contents: From squinting at … Continue reading

November 4, 2018 · 1 Comment

The tray in October 2018

October was a quieter month in terms of painting, however I managed to move those Bones giants off the tray after several months, so I’m happy about that. All up … Continue reading

November 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Van Saar update 1

I’ve completed the first two models from the 2018 Van Saar gang release for Necromunda: They suffered in painting mainly due to me changing my mind several times. I’d originally … Continue reading

November 3, 2018 · 5 Comments

Tabletop terrain: more pipes and lids

My journey through the Warhammer 40,000 terrain I picked up in 2017 continues with these pieces: I painted one pipe to look as though it’s being maintained and used, while … Continue reading

October 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Heresy dragon on Kickstarter

The sculpting and original release of the dragon from Heresy miniatures was a saga and a half. Ever a glutton for punishment, Andy has put the dragon up for sale … Continue reading

October 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

Imitating art

When my daughter returned from a school trip to Italy with a goldfish from Murano, I knew I had to take this shot: The goldfish dominates the bones altar I … Continue reading

October 21, 2018 · 2 Comments