Scent of a Gamer

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

Warhammer Quest spiders

I’ve painted the last of my 1994 Warhammer Quest box: These little models were given a fairly quick paint job, with blue bodies and contrasting orange eyes. Towards the top … Continue reading

January 31, 2021 · 13 Comments

Warhammer Quest skaven

These Warhammer Quest skaven have been patiently waiting for me to paint them since 1994. I’ve painted them now, in part using contrast paint which didn’t exist back then. There’s … Continue reading

January 24, 2021 · 10 Comments

Warhammer Quest: the rats

I completed the Silver Tower models on the previous tray; with this tray I am moving back to tidy up the outstanding models from the 1994 box set. So yes, … Continue reading

December 20, 2020 · 6 Comments

Warhammer Quest: lune familiars

Lune familiars is my name for them, I presume they have their own name in the game. The shading I gave their yellow half-moon faces didn’t really come through, but … Continue reading

November 29, 2020 · 5 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Mistweaver

This model was interesting to paint, but I’m not sure I’m ambivalent about the result: There turned out to be quite a lot of mist on this model, and after … Continue reading

November 21, 2020 · 5 Comments

Warhammer Quest: warrior priest

I like the new warrior priest model, but he does not care to balance on his base. The little light areas at the base of his feet is the blu-tak … Continue reading

November 15, 2020 · 6 Comments

Warhammer Quest: robed familiars

I’m sure these little dragon familiars have different names. Again they have one on a resin dungeon base and the other on a shattered dominion base. While small, these models … Continue reading

November 8, 2020 · 5 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Tenebrand Shard

Well, the camera really didn’t like this model. It could barely focus at all. Ew. I promise it is less splodgy in person. The whole model leans forward at a … Continue reading

November 7, 2020 · 4 Comments

Warhammer Quest: fish familiars

I have completed two more familiars for the Warhammer Quest: Silver Tower box. This fishy pair: Their name may be Slop, but don’t quote me on that. A fish in … Continue reading

November 1, 2020 · 9 Comments

Warhammer Quest: tome familiars

They may have a proper name, but I don’t remember what that is. Here are the two tome familiars from Warhammer Quest Silver Tower: I used a mix of Contrast … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Warhammer Quest: pink horrors

I have completed the last and largest horror figures from the Silver Tower boxed set: the pink horrors: There’s a lot of detail on these models, so it wasn’t just … Continue reading

October 24, 2020 · 13 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Knight-Questor

What name is more fitting for Warhammer Quest than the Knight-Questor? I painted him up in a fairly typical gold: To keep a degree of contrast between him and the … Continue reading

October 18, 2020 · 8 Comments

Gaunt summoner

My latest Warhammer Quest update is the gaunt summoner. This is the sorcerous master of the Silver Tower His appearance is suitably chaotic, and I had a lot of fun … Continue reading

October 10, 2020 · 8 Comments

Warhammer Quest Tzaangors

I’ve painted the six Tzaangors for Warhammer Quest: These models took a long time to get through, mainly because they have so much detail on them. Also, I tried a … Continue reading

October 3, 2020 · 9 Comments

Brimstone horrors painted

This little flame sprites are the tiniest for of horror to come in the Warhammer Quest Silver Tower box. For those unfamiliar with Tzeentch daemons, a pink horror, when slain, … Continue reading

September 26, 2020 · 18 Comments

Ogroid Thaumaturge

When I assembled the Warhammer Quest Silver Tower miniatures, I figures this guy would be a trial to paint, and I was right. The details just don’t suit my painting … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · 9 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Tzeentch cultists

The Tzeentch cultists were a popular inclusion in the Silver Tower boxed set, and it’s not surprise that they eventually became an army option in Age of Sigmar. Here’s the … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · 11 Comments

Warhammer Quest goblins

The look of these goblins from Warhammer Quest Silver Tower were quite divisive when they first appeared. Their spideresque forms were not especially popular, and ultimately when the goblin range … Continue reading

August 29, 2020 · 11 Comments

Warhammer Quest skaven

The current tray has me completing the Warhammer Quest Silver Tower boxed set that I bought in 2016 and played precisely once. It probably says a lot about my relationship … Continue reading

August 22, 2020 · 12 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: Escalation complete

With the bases all done, I can call this boxed set complete: This is getting towards where I ultimately want to be with my miniatures collection. I bought these in … Continue reading

March 29, 2020 · 7 Comments