Scent of a Gamer

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

Bones Black: Frost Giant

This model is my first sampling of the newer Bones Black range of figures from Reaper. I have painted plenty of Reaper’s Bones models, but they all pre-date the ‘black’ … Continue reading

November 14, 2020 · 8 Comments

Bones project complete

It feels good to be making this post. Seven years after taking delivery of the first Bones Kickstarter project (there have been four more since then) I have finished my … Continue reading

June 27, 2020 · 20 Comments

Bones update 66: a trio of mages

Here are the final three models from my Bones collection: I have to admit I am feeling good about finally getting this collection done. Almost three hundred models all up, … Continue reading

June 21, 2020 · 8 Comments

Bones: yarr!

My latest and penultimate Bones update features these three pirates: I didn’t spend a huge amount of time on these models individually. Which I think shows. In truth I had … Continue reading

June 14, 2020 · 2 Comments

Bones: gone west

This trio of Bones figures have a distinctly Western theme: The lightning is not quite where it should be; these figures need a sunset to stare into. The marshal figure … Continue reading

June 13, 2020 · 2 Comments

Bones: post-apocalyptic

I find it difficult at times to group the Bones models. This trio to me all seemed to fit a post-apocalyptic or zombie type theme. Chainsaw girl even has a … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · 6 Comments

Bones: travelers in time and space

I have completed another four Bones models: These are an odd mix, but I decided they look like time travelers (and their long suffering assistants) more than anything else. So … Continue reading

May 31, 2020 · 9 Comments

Bones: 4 knights

Here’s my latest Bones figures, four knights These figures have a good amount of variety to them, which I took advantage of during the painting. The figure at the front … Continue reading

May 24, 2020 · 3 Comments

Bones: warrior women

With the big dragon painted, I have returned to scale of the latest Bones update of five warrior women. Ths is quite a varied bunch, unified only by being female … Continue reading

May 17, 2020 · 6 Comments

Bones: the big dragon

I’ve painted the dragon from the Dragons Don’t Share boxed set that was originally released as part of the Bones II Kickstarter. I bought mine at retail in 2015. It’s … Continue reading

May 16, 2020 · 16 Comments

Bones: the halflings

So after talking about how tray 4 is filled with larger pieces, the first models to get painted are among the smallest. Witness these halflings models from Bones: Once I … Continue reading

May 9, 2020 · 2 Comments

Bones: 3 devils and a cat

“Day 17: they still don’t know I’m a cat, but they are wondering where the purring sounds are coming from.” Four more Bones figures, and as with the lizards the … Continue reading

April 26, 2020 · 8 Comments

Bones: 4 lizards and a snake

“Day 37: they still haven’t worked out I’m a snake, but they are starting to wonder where all the eggs are going” The Bones I lizardmen figures are… okay I … Continue reading

April 19, 2020 · 3 Comments

Bones: the familiars

I’ve now painted the smallest Bones figures I own; the familiars from the original Kickstarter. The all fit very nicely in the middle of the ruined tower base you must … Continue reading

April 11, 2020 · 7 Comments

Bones update 55: rat swarms

A short update for some short models; the rat swarms from the original Bones Kickstarter: I didn’t spend too long as these guys, as you can no doubt tell. A … Continue reading

April 4, 2020 · 4 Comments

Bones update 54: bugs

Insects and arachnids together in this latest Bones update: These models were more fun to paint than I had expected. I painted the spiders and scorpions in a drab naturalistic … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · 6 Comments

Bones update 53: flametail hippogriff

I’ve completed another of the larger models from my original Bones I Kickstarter: the hippogriff The model is browns for the most part, so I wanted some flash of colour, … Continue reading

March 1, 2020 · 9 Comments

Bones: blue dragon

I completed the last model from by Bones III Kickstarter pledge; this rather large dragon. He dominates the ruined tower I usually use for fantasy figures. Clearly I need some … Continue reading

February 9, 2020 · 4 Comments

Bones update 51: party time

When I first started the Bones painting project, I figured 50 updates would get me through the collection. How little I knew! I’m about 80% through the models now, so … Continue reading

February 2, 2020

Bones update 50: swamp monster

One of the larger models from the original Bones kickstarter collection is now done: I had envisioned the final result as being darker than this model turned out to be, … Continue reading

January 25, 2020 · 3 Comments