Scent of a Gamer

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

Cursed City: city guard, part 1

I have completed the first five city guard models from the Cursed City box and had a lot of fun painting these: These were again almost entirely contrast paints, the … Continue reading

January 16, 2022 · 12 Comments

Cursed City: zombies, part 2

I have finished the second five zombies from the Cursed City box: So fiddly, so glad I won’t be painting any more of these models. I had some fun with … Continue reading

January 9, 2022 · 8 Comments

Cursed City: zombies, part 1

I have completed the first five zombies from the Cursed City box, and they have a lot of fiddly detail about them: Okay so those coffin tops on their backs … Continue reading

January 1, 2022 · 10 Comments

Cursed City: Cleona

The latest character I have tackled goes by the same of Cleona Zeitengale. She’s the Cassandra of the setting, who warned against the coming cataclysm, was ignored, and is now … Continue reading

December 18, 2021 · 10 Comments

Cursed City: bats

I took a break from painting the character models from the Cursed City to paint the bat swarms: These swarms were almost 100% Contrast Paints – only the candles were … Continue reading

December 12, 2021 · 4 Comments

Cursed City: Darrock

The latest hero I have painted from the Cursed City set is Jelsen Darrock: Judging from his equipment, hunting vampires is definitely his thing. he’s come to the right city!

November 27, 2021 · 8 Comments

Cursed City: Brutogg

I have painted the Ogre adventurer from the Cursed City box, who goes by the name of Brutogg Corpse-Eater. No doubt that’s an old family name, and the Corpse-Eaters have … Continue reading

November 20, 2021 · 7 Comments

Cursed City: Dagnai

The latest hero of the Cursed City to be painted in Dagnai Holdenstock, and yes, I did have to look up his name on the box. With Dagnai, I started … Continue reading

November 6, 2021 · 2 Comments

Cursed City: rat swarms

The next set of models I have tackled in the Cursed City set are the rat swarms: These models had a paint job that consisted entirely of Contrast Paints, which … Continue reading

October 23, 2021 · 11 Comments

Cursed City: Glaurio

I have painted the imperial noble character from Cursed City, known as Glario ven Alten III to his friends. It’s a nice figure with a good amount of detail but … Continue reading

October 16, 2021 · 10 Comments

Cursed City bits

Miniatures in the Cursed City range from the large Varghulf to the tiny zombie cat. This update is my painting some of the smaller models that come in the box: … Continue reading

October 9, 2021 · 5 Comments

Cursed City: Emelda Braskov

I’ve completed the first of 60 Cursed City models, and the lucky first model off the tray is Emelda Braskov: This model was fun to paint up, and I finished … Continue reading

September 25, 2021 · 4 Comments

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