Scent of a Gamer

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

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

Gloomtide shipwreck painted

It took half a pot of Hexwraith Flame to get this one done, but the Gloomtide Shipwreck is now complete This is another of my rare models which has been … Continue reading

May 18, 2019 · 8 Comments

Terrain… building?

When it comes to wargames terrain I have been a terrain buyer and a terrain assembler, but never really a terrain builder. A couple of Epic bunkers from plans published … Continue reading

March 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Terrain showcase: fantasy

This set of terrain is less co-ordinated than my science fiction collection. The bulk is painted in a desert scheme, starting again with 16 tablescapes tiles: Here they are in … Continue reading

January 20, 2019 · 14 Comments

Terrain showcase: ash wastes

I’ve painted up a enough of the terrain I own to feel like looking at how it all comes together. The ash wastes terrain, made with science-fiction (or grimdark) settings … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · 9 Comments