Scent of a Gamer

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

The target update: 50

I’ve reached the halfway point of my target to reach 100 painted miniatures this year. It’s early, but I will be travelling between now and the end of June so … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 3 Comments

Birds for scale

When illustrating fantasy art, people often find themselves having to draw creatures that are well fantastical. But then how to show that what you are drawing is a giant, or a … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bones update 25: the rats

After painting some highly detailed Space Hulk miniatures it was nice to get back to miniatures that can be completed relatively quickly. In this case, the 9 rats from my … Continue reading

May 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lorehammer: Ulthuan

The land of Ulthuan lies in the ocean between the Old World and Naggaroth. Shaped like an inverted horseshoe this land is home to the High Elves. Like much of … Continue reading

May 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

ArtStation stop: Jana Schirmer

Jana Schirmer’s art often boats bright, bold colours. Her art has been seen on Magic: the Gathering cards and elsewhere too. Here’s five of my favourites from her ArtStation page: … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Avoiding launch mistakes: Warhammer 40,000 8th edition

I’ve previously talked about the poor reception that Age of Sigmar’s launch received back in May 2015. I’ve also noted how the game warmed up after the release of the … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 5 Comments

The hills have knives: Naggaroth

Naggaroth, the land of Chill. A ruined landscape of rocky shards, blasted trees and black, icy pools where swimming is not recommended. It was to this land that the Dark … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · 1 Comment