Scent of a Gamer

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

Cursed City: Emelda Braskov

I’ve completed the first of 60 Cursed City models, and the lucky first model off the tray is Emelda Braskov: This model was fun to paint up, and I finished … Continue reading

September 25, 2021 · 3 Comments

The zenithal difference

In preparing models for Tray 8, I had the chance to compare my new practise of using zenithal undercoats with my old way of simply choosing black, white, or grey. … Continue reading

September 19, 2021 · 5 Comments

Still beautiful after all these years

The Warhammer World Facebook page posted a few pictures of the classic Warhammer Quest diorama from the mid-1990s. I posted some pics of my own after I visited, but these … Continue reading

September 18, 2021 · 5 Comments

Tray 7 complete

With the tablescapes items finished tray 7 is now completed: That pile of bases from the unpainted image are now all used and as you can see I had a … Continue reading

September 18, 2021 · 14 Comments

Tablescapes bridge set

The other add-on that I picked up from the Tablescapes range is the bridge set. It looks good: Also seen here and not part of the bridge set is a … Continue reading

September 12, 2021 · 8 Comments

Troll hole pieces

This was the only add-on I picked up for the Tablescapes Dungeons Kickstarter. While this, as with other Secret Weapon Kickstarters, arrived over a year after the posted delivery date, … Continue reading

September 11, 2021 · 8 Comments

Two Thin Coats Kickstarter

Duncan Rhodes Painting Academy has a Kickstarter up, for their own forthcoming range of 60 paints: The starting range consists of 54 paints and 6 washes, organised into groups of … Continue reading

September 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

Bretonnian scouts

Two of these models are older than the others, which I guess means this is two third edition models alongside two fifth edition models. One day I will have another … Continue reading

September 5, 2021 · 7 Comments

Dungeon trolls

I believe these were the first non-GW miniatures I bought with the intent of using them in a Warhammer army. The army in question was a 4th edition Chaos army. … Continue reading

September 4, 2021 · 13 Comments

Warhammer 40,000 Imperium launches

Warhammer 40,000 Imperium is the latest in the series of ‘buy an issue a week’ magazines Games Workshop have been doing in partnership with Hachette. Each week you can find … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 · 2 Comments

Speed painting tips with Squidmar

I missed this Squidmar video when it first went up. He went on Fiverr and offeret to paint any model – any model – for $10, but would spend 1 … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 · 1 Comment

Shieldmaidens

I picked these four models up a number of years ago from bad Squiddo games. I thought it was recently, but they already seem to have moved on out of … Continue reading

August 28, 2021 · 7 Comments

Blood Bowl hobgoblins

Long before their new Age of Sigmar physique, the hobgoblins looked very different indeed. I found these guys in a drawer as I was preparing a Chaos Dwarf team for … Continue reading

August 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

GW attempts to rebuild trust

Games Works have taken a few actions building up to the release of Kill Team; Octavius The first is a promise that no matter now many orders they receive, everyone … Continue reading

August 15, 2021 · 20 Comments

Classic chaos marauders

I went full classic on these old metals. I dub up some old chaos shields and some even older chaos transfers to but on those shields. The models themselves paint … Continue reading

August 14, 2021 · 13 Comments

This seems relevant to my interests

Luke from Geek Gaming scenics has put up a new video showcasing the process of 3D printing and then painting and basing an entire army. As I get towards the … Continue reading

August 7, 2021 · 4 Comments

Neglected models: Wood Elves

Going through my bits boxes has been a trip through my hobby memories. For a very short time, was building a Wood Elf army in Warhammer, but I abandoned the … Continue reading

August 7, 2021 · 2 Comments

Barrow Wights

Some more classic Middle Earth metal models from Games Workshop went under the brush recently. Here’s my collection of Barrow Wights, a gift from someone who left the hobby around … Continue reading

July 24, 2021 · 12 Comments

Midwinter Blackstone Fortress raffle

The first video I watched from Midwinter Minis was an episode where they painted the Negavolt Cultists from Blackstone Fortress. I quickly caught up with the videos I had missed, … Continue reading

July 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cursed City Rising

Dana Howl posted a new video to YouTube where she paints the Cursed City skeletons to great effect. She also talks about why she didn’t feel like painting these figures … Continue reading

July 18, 2021 · Leave a comment