Scent of a Gamer

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

Chaos Dwarfs from Greebo

Greebo Games, creators of great fantasy football teams for games such as Blood Bowl and… all the other one out there, have now turned their attention to the Chaos Dwarfs. … Continue reading

November 14, 2021 · 1 Comment

Explore fantasy art: Alex Konstad

Alex Konstad produces some interesting work across a range of fantasy and science fiction worlds, as well as things too weird for a single genre description. I’ve selected some pieces … Continue reading

November 13, 2021 · 1 Comment

Blood Bowl 2016 orcs update 1

I almost wrote ‘Blood Bowl 2020 orcs’ in the title, but then remembered that these models came in the 2016 boxed set,and have been patiently waiting 5 years to be … Continue reading

November 13, 2021 · 4 Comments

Orktober 2021 – Da Big Round Up — Convert or Die

So having announced just yesterday that I’m embarking on another painting challenge I thought it was high time I padded my post count took a look back at the last … Continue reading

November 12, 2021 · 5 Comments


This is one day of the year when, regardless of what else may be happening, I will take the time to pause, and reflect. Not loudly, or ostentatiously, because that … Continue reading

November 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Dungeonbowl for Christmas?

Following on from the recent official announcement, a leaked page of a Christmas catalogue in North America shows that Dungeonbowl should be available for Christmas 2021 buyers. The listed price … Continue reading

November 10, 2021 · 3 Comments

Midwinter scrap gargant

Guy from Midwinter Minis put up a new video recently, showing him building a gargant out of scrap parts and leftovers he has laying around. Many gamers have bits boxes … Continue reading

November 9, 2021 · 2 Comments

Arta Monday: Ancient Temple

I had to give this piece its on name as it’s titles only by its date of posting on ArtStation. A lot of artists post untitled work like this, with … Continue reading

November 8, 2021 · 2 Comments

A grammar snob job

Games Workshop have advertised for an annoying person who is always pointing out what’s wrong with the way rules are written, instead of just getting on with the game. Or, … Continue reading

November 7, 2021 · 1 Comment

Painting board game miniatures with Dana Howl

I know plenty of gamers who get very enthusiastic about board game Kickstarters the the miniatures they come with. HOwever those people get less enthusiastic when it comes to painting … Continue reading

November 7, 2021 · 3 Comments

Warhammer 40,000 gamer survey

Today in things I wasn’t expecting from Games Workshop comes the Warhammer 40,000 gamer survey. This survey is specifically focused on those who play Warhammer 40,000, used to play, or … Continue reading

November 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

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

Genestealers on Earth

Shadow Throne, the forthcoming box set for Warhammer 40,000 that Games Workshop previewed last weekend, features the elite Custodian Guard against the insidious genestealer cults. The story behind this box … Continue reading

November 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Dol Guldur build continues

I’ve been enjoying the Zorpazorp build of Dol Guldur, so I decided to share the latest video here too: What strikes me most about this update is that Lochy makes … Continue reading

November 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Dark Angels – Exploring colours and heraldry — ECHOES OF IMPERIUM

After the Death Guard I built for the Primogenitor back in 2019-2020 I have mostly focused on Warhammer Fantasy and specifically the oldhammer miniatures. It has been a great joy … Continue reading

November 3, 2021 · 1 Comment


Dungeonbowl is coming back… shortly. The game was previewed over the week-end, and the usual gap between a boxed game preview and its release seems to hang around the 3 … Continue reading

November 2, 2021 · 3 Comments

Arta Monday: Sorin Markov

Today’s art features a great character first illustrated by Michael Komarck Sorin is a centuries-old vampire with many schemes in motion at any one time. One of his long term … Continue reading

November 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

What to do with a Tau Manta

Squidmar picked up a Tau Manta several months ago. This resin kit is the largest miniature that Games Workshop/Forgeworld currently produce. I have seen it at Warhammer World, and it’s … Continue reading

October 31, 2021 · 2 Comments

Games Workshop? They’re having a fire sale?

It has been a terrible long count of years since Games Workshop last put anything, anything at all, on sale.They don’t believe in it, they assured investors, and would rather … Continue reading

October 30, 2021 · 1 Comment

Still more spider swarms

As I get to my last couple of trays’ worth of miniatures, I am finding models I don’t remember owning. So it is with these spider swarms from Games Workshops’ … Continue reading

October 30, 2021 · 2 Comments