Scent of a Gamer

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

Industrial terrain (rust)

As part of gathering models for this year’s painting tray I found a piece of Warhammer 40,000 terrain I didn’t realise I’d missed. I decided to make it the lucky … Continue reading

January 6, 2019 · 3 Comments

Industrial terrain complete

I’ve now completed all the industrial terrain I bought in a frenzy during my visit to the UK in 2017. Put together, it all looks like this: I’ve added a … Continue reading

December 8, 2018 · 5 Comments

Industrial terrain: small pipes

A small update on the industrial terrain here, as I have completed a set of small pipes: I enjoyed using the rust effects once again on one of the pieces. … Continue reading

October 7, 2018

Terrain update: dead marine

I painted the miniatures from Space Hulk last year, but I overlooked the dead marine. This figure is more of a terrain piece or objective marker, so I painted him … Continue reading

September 23, 2018

Tablescapes Dungeons part 1

Father Day was last weekend in Australia, and my gift was being given almost the whole day to paint! Plus I got some new paints and brushes, so there was … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · 4 Comments

Twisted trees complete

I’ve completed another three of the Games Workshop’s wonderful plastic trees: Here they are on an ash wastes base so you can see what I’ve chosen the colour scheme I … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · 8 Comments

Tablescapes Dungeons

My final outstanding miniatures Kickstarter has arrived today – the Tablescapes Dungeons. As with the original Tablescapes Kickstarter this one suffered from delays, most of which were avoidable. Second time … Continue reading

August 11, 2018 · 3 Comments

Tabletop terrain: dead trees

Games Workshop’s trees are still on of my favourite terrain pieces. So characterful and they give you plenty of options as a modeller. I’ve completed three, which is one box’s … Continue reading

July 22, 2018 · 5 Comments

Industrial dome and pipes

More of the Warhammer 40,000 terrain is painted up. I kept these pieces cleaner than the last lot. I have two more of those pipe sections, so expect to see … Continue reading

April 1, 2018 · 2 Comments

Rusted imperial terrain

The Typhus Corrosion/ Ryza Rust combo of paints received a good workout over the latest batch industrial terrain: Even the old bulkheads from Necromunda received a coating, but these all … Continue reading

March 10, 2018

Imperial terrain continued

My latest painted piece is another part of the imperial terrain packs I bought during last year’s visit to the UK. Here is the stack pictured in front of my … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 · 3 Comments

More Imperial terrain

Another weekend sees another piece of imperial terrain completed: This time I took imperialrebelork’s advice and used some of the rust effect. I have to say, I loved it. It … Continue reading

February 11, 2018

Warhammer 40,000 industrial terrain

I presume this terrain series has another name, but this is how I think about it. After toying with and rejecting the idea of painting some rust effects on this … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · 2 Comments

Tabletop terrain: ammo crates

One part of the Build & Paint kits I liked was the ammo crates that came as extras in the sets. Unlike the other Build & Paint inclusions, I hadn’t … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · 4 Comments

Terrain update: treasure!

I received a couple of packs of Wizkids’ pre-undercoated model line. My dungeons need treasure, and these two packs provided! One pack contained the four chests, which are really two … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · 6 Comments