Scent of a Gamer

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

Homemade terrain, part 1

As a change of pace before I get back to painting miniatures, I have pulled out some ‘interesting’ boxes and packing materials parts I ahve been keeping for a few … Continue reading

September 10, 2022 · 18 Comments

Citadel castle walls

My final painted miniature update come in the form of these two wall sections for the classic Citadel Castle. If I recall correctly it was released during the 5th edition … Continue reading

June 24, 2022 · 18 Comments

Sphinx of Black Quartz, hear my vow

The title -when correctly written as ‘Sphinx of Black Quartz, judge my vow’- is an alternative sentence to ‘the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog’ and I think … Continue reading

June 21, 2022 · 16 Comments

Warcry terrain

Another issue of Mortal Realms contained this excerpt of terrain from the Warcry box. It painted up nicely although its vertical nature makes it quite unstable on the tray or … Continue reading

June 19, 2022 · 6 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

Corrupted haemotrope reactor

This is the final piece of terrain from my late delivery issues of Warhammer 40,000 Conquest. This too has been corrupted by the forces of nurgle: As with the alchomite … Continue reading

January 17, 2021 · 12 Comments

Corrupted Alchomite Stack

This was another piece of terrain I picked up on the cover of Warhammer 40,000 Conquest. Since I’ve already painted a couple of these as part of the terrain I … Continue reading

January 10, 2021 · 17 Comments

Haemotrope Reactor

I’ve completed the first of my two Haemotrope Reactors. They make for a striking piece of Warhammer 40,000 terrain: They have two sides, with one side being more… you know: … Continue reading

January 3, 2021 · 6 Comments

Arcane Ruins complete

I have finished the final Arcane Ruins henge: Put together, the whole set looks something like this: The Arcane Ruins set provides a good deal of table coverage at a … Continue reading

August 30, 2020 · 7 Comments

Arcane scatter ruins

The Arcane Ruins set is a scenery kit which gives you a lot of table coverage. Here, I have put three ‘spare’ pieces on their own bases to use as … Continue reading

July 11, 2020 · 8 Comments

Arcane temple

I put a trio of pieces from the Arcane Ruins set into a base to create a kind of ruined temple forecourt piece: When I was putting this together I … Continue reading

July 4, 2020 · 7 Comments

Tainted plasma regulators

I said I would do something different with the last two plasma regulators, and I did! In fairness, I have been busy with the whole finally finishing the Bones project … Continue reading

June 28, 2020 · 9 Comments

Plasma regulator 2

I’ve painted the second of my four plasma regulators. After getting some feedback on the first one, I added some subtle grime effects to the second… …however these turned out … Continue reading

June 20, 2020 · 6 Comments

Plasma regulator 1

I picked up 4 of these plasma regulator terrain pieces by buying two copies of the same edition of Warhammer 40,000 Conquest. Like the industrial pipes earlier this year, I’m … Continue reading

June 6, 2020 · 9 Comments

Numinous Occulum

If you’re familiar with the strangely-named terrain set from games Workshop, you would notice that this isn’t the full set: I had a hard time assembling this one. In fact … Continue reading

May 30, 2020 · 10 Comments

Arcane Ruins: the portal opens

I’ve painted another piece of the Arcane Ruins terrain set. This time I went with a different take On one side, it looks like an ordinary grey ruins, with a … Continue reading

May 23, 2020 · 14 Comments

Arcane Ruins update 1

The Arcane Ruins was a terrain kit from Games Workshop. From memory (which may be faulty) it was released in the late 1990s. Maybe early 2000s. Either way, this set … Continue reading

May 10, 2020 · 4 Comments

Tabletop terrain: industrial pipes

I’ve completed all of the 40k industrial terrain I bought back in 2017. However every so often Warhammer 40,000 Conquest magazine provides me with the opportunity of a low cost … Continue reading

April 5, 2020 · 8 Comments

Terrain interlude – zone mortalis floor tiles

Before I get started on my newest tray full of models, I have painted these floor tiles, as new release from Games Workshop I like these floor tiles a lot, … Continue reading

December 8, 2019