Scent of a Gamer

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

Neglected models: classic metal troll

I would have purchased this model in 1994 or 1995. The important thing is, it’s painted now! The photo didn’t come out quite as sharp as I’d hoped, this this … Continue reading

May 23, 2021 · 14 Comments

Neglected Wizard painted

Ann’s March painting challenge got me looking at what is left on my current try. The remaining figures from my Dark Elf Blood Bowl team fit the neglect definition of … Continue reading

March 14, 2021 · 11 Comments

Neglected models: classic devil

If I remember correctly, when I bought this model it was based on looking at a grimy catalogue picture. I thought I was buying a vampire figure, so when this … Continue reading

August 8, 2020 · 5 Comments

Blood Bowl Trophies

This definitely counts as my entry for Ann’s April painting challenge. How could it not? I have had these trophies since 2002, and I’ve always hesitated to paint them. A … Continue reading

April 25, 2020 · 10 Comments

Flamers complete

It took some time, but I have now finished the bases for the 12 flamers, and so now they are truly complete: I took some inspiration from Louise Sugden in … Continue reading

April 18, 2020 · 13 Comments

Neglected models: Flamers of Tzeentch part 2

I’ve finished all 12 flamers now, here’s the second batch: The green hair is more prominent on these than on the first batch, but I expect they will mix together … Continue reading

March 21, 2020 · 2 Comments

Neglected Models: Flamers of Tzeentch part 1

It’s been a while since I pulled something out of my pile of neglected models. This time it’s the turn of the flamers of tzeentch: These models are unusual not … Continue reading

March 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

Neglected models: Empire handgunner

In the early 2000s I had an idea for an Empire army for Warhammer. It would have plenty of black powder weapons and artillery. The champions would have a selection … Continue reading

September 22, 2019

Neglected models: Sister of Sigmar

I recently completed another neglected model. This classic metal Sister of Sigmar is a model I picked up to be a warrior priest in a Warhammer Empire army I never … Continue reading

September 1, 2019 · 10 Comments

Neglected models: wood elf and beastman

Sorry, I couldn’t think of a more interesting title here. It is what it says: In the late 1990s, in the time of Warhammer 5th edition, I experimented with a … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 5 Comments

Neglected models: Aekold Helbrass

Aekold Helbrass is not a familiar name to players of Warhammer Age of Sigmar. This model is an old chaos champion from the mid-90s, scultped by the Perry brothers and … Continue reading

April 21, 2019 · 13 Comments

Neglected models update 10: a strange pair

A quick update this time, as I completed a pair of neglected models. The model on the left is from the second Warhammer Quest expansion, Catacombs of Terror. I didn’t … Continue reading

March 31, 2019 · 2 Comments

Warhammer Quest update 3

I considered putting this update against Neglected Models, as I certinaly left these three alone for a long time. Lair of the Orc Lord was the first adventure expansion released … Continue reading

March 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Neglected models: Bretonnian archer

Well, this one took so long his army is no longer present in the game! This Bretonnian archer, in white metal, has been hanging around since 1996 or 1997. At … Continue reading

January 12, 2019 · 1 Comment

Neglected models: skeleton jester

This model is so old I’m not sure which range it’s even from. I would have acquired him in the early 2000s – I think – since that’s when I … Continue reading

September 30, 2018 · 5 Comments

Warhammer Quest bats painted

I found some of the original bats from Warhammer Quest and decided to add them to my tray. Here they are before being painted: I think I put a very … Continue reading

September 16, 2018 · 5 Comments

Neglected models: Spyrer Matriarch

The matriarch is another example of a model I bought for a project I no longer remember. Maybe a chaos cultist leader? Who knows. At one point I even undercoated … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · 5 Comments

Neglected models: Vindicaire

I think I picked this model up in one of my “maybe I’ll play 40k someday” phases. I have never regretted the purchase, as the model looks great. Here he … Continue reading

August 11, 2018 · 6 Comments

Warhammer Quest

I started this blog in 2013 mainly to keep track of my progress painting my miniatures collection. I divided the collection into various ‘projects’ to make keeping track easier and … Continue reading

June 9, 2018 · 4 Comments

Neglected models: ratskin with autogun

May is over, but the run through old models continues with a second ratskin, this one with an autogun rather than a shotgun. This isn’t a model I ever used … Continue reading

June 9, 2018 · 4 Comments