Scent of a Gamer

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

Once upon a Wednesday: SAGA Anglo-Danes

The SAGA Anglo-Danes were the first ‘big’ painting project I finished for the blog. This picture was published in 2013: In the background you can see my old painting board, … Continue reading

August 26, 2020 · 6 Comments

A Year of Painting Looks Like This

One Hundred. That is the number of miniatures I managed to paint in 2013. Here they all are: That represents eight different projects of which four were finished in 2013. … Continue reading

December 22, 2013

Anglo-Danes Update 7: Complete

With the completion of Harold and his brothers, the Anglo-Dane SAGA army is now finished – at least until I decide to buy some levy models. For now though I … Continue reading

August 25, 2013

On the tray 5

It’s been a while, but here is the painting tray as it now stands. It features the entire Willy Miniatures fantasy football team, placed there to encourage me to paint … Continue reading

August 10, 2013

Anglo-Dane update 6: Almost There!

The basing work on the Anglo-Dane SAGA army is finished and looks like this: I used a few different basing materials to create a varied effect that hopefully still looks … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Anglo-Dane Update 5: The Warlord

The warlord model for the Anglo-Dane SAGA army is now complete. For those who don’t recognise it this is a figure made by the Perry brothers for Games Workshop’s War the Ring … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Anglo-Dane update 4

I have completed the last eight hearthguard, these ones come with dane axes. They look kind of lonely where they are, but they will soon have company! I am one … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

On The Tray 2

Another month, another pic of the painting tray. Now I look at this, I see that the tray itself with all its splodges of paint, makes it difficult to make out the models. I’ll … Continue reading

April 6, 2013

Anglo-Dane Update 3

Eight hearthguard with shield and axe or sword have been completed. As with the warriors, these models are Gripping Beast plastic Saxon Thegns. I’ve taken a much closer pic of … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Anglo-Dane Update 2

Here I present another 12 Anglo-Dane warriors, painted up in similar fashion to the first 12. These also have shield transfers added, and I am leaving the bases bare for … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Anglo-Dane Update

My first 12 Anglo-Dane warriors for SAGA are complete. These guys were a breeze to paint, and I loved the outcome of trying out shield transfers from Little Big Men Studios. These … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 1 Comment