Scent of a Gamer

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

Tray 2: the tray strikes back

Well, here we are again; a brand new tray of models to paint. This tray has a mix of older and newer figures, and figures so neglected they are still … Continue reading

August 4, 2019 · 6 Comments

Bones kobolds painted

The latest update to the Bones project is a 12-strong group of kobolds I’ve seen a few different paint jobs of these around, using different skin tones. In the end … Continue reading

May 25, 2019 · 4 Comments

People just liked it better that way: a review of Istanbul (the board game)

Istanbul is board game which places the player in the role of a trader. The game is a race to trade into the required number of rubies before anyone else. … Continue reading

February 24, 2019

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

Middle Earth Dwarfs, update 2

My painting of the Dwarf rangers from Games Workshop’s Middle Earth range continues. Here’s another eight, again in their winter greys, on pre-made bases. The final 7 will get done … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · 2 Comments

Neglected models: Bretonnian archer

Well, this one took so long his army is no longer present in the game! This Bretonnian archer, in white metal, has been hanging around since 1996 or 1997. At … Continue reading

January 12, 2019 · 1 Comment

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