Scent of a Gamer

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

Blood Bowl hobgoblins

Long before their new Age of Sigmar physique, the hobgoblins looked very different indeed. I found these guys in a drawer as I was preparing a Chaos Dwarf team for … Continue reading

August 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

Dark Elf Blood Bowl team complete

Unfortunately the natural light kind of washed out this paint scheme However, the two blitzers are near the front, with gold armour and turquoise cloaks to pick them out form … Continue reading

April 4, 2021 · 6 Comments

Blood Bowl dark elves update 1

A long time ago, I picked up a sprue of dark elf Back Ark corsairs. My plan was to turn them into a Blood Bowl team… someday. Once I could … Continue reading

February 13, 2021 · 5 Comments

Blood Bowl Season 2 rules review

The latest edition of Blood Bowl is out, and my verdict is that this is the best edition yet. The crown of most significant must go to either the first … Continue reading

December 5, 2020 · 15 Comments

Blood Bowl 2020 tiers and teams

In what I promise will be last Blood Bowl update before I have the Blood Bowl 2020 rulebook in my hands* there’s a new update covering the concept of tiers. … Continue reading

November 14, 2020 · 2 Comments

Blood Bowl 2020: the time of the Zoat

Some more details have been added about the forthcoming release of Blood Bowl’s 2020 edition. I’ll start with the bit no one expected or asked for: Yes, Zoats are in … Continue reading

November 10, 2020 · 6 Comments

Blood Bowl 2020 launch teams revealed

I missed the article on Warhammer Community a few days ago which revealed the teams available in the 2020 edition of Blood Bowl. The article itself was fairly bland with … Continue reading

November 1, 2020 · 9 Comments

Blood Bowl 2020 contents

Games Workshop revealed the contents for the 2020 edition of Blood Bowl on stream over the week-end. If you missed it, the recap is… there’s a lot in this box: … Continue reading

October 19, 2020 · 10 Comments

More new Blood Bowl teams revealed

The ‘second season’ edition of Blood Bowl is looking more and more like a major re-write of the game. There are more leaks than official articles at this stage, and … Continue reading

August 10, 2020 · 11 Comments

‘Second Season’ edition of Blood Bowl

I wasn’t expecting this, and I am still not sure if this is a nice surprise or an unwelcome interruption. There’s a new edition of Blood Bowl on the way … Continue reading

August 6, 2020 · 6 Comments

The camera revisits: Blood Bowl Chaos

Another early project that could benefit from the camera is my Chaos Blood Bowl team. This is not sculpted by Games Workshop, but by Willy Miniatures. This remains my only … Continue reading

July 4, 2020 · 11 Comments

Combined warband/ blood bowl team project

I checked out the Pestilence Gladiators project on Kickstarter recently, and a couple of things struck me about this project. It’s a miniatures project that is often seen on crowdfunding … Continue reading

June 22, 2020

The camera revisits: Blood Bowl Chaos Dwarfs

Another early project which could benefit from new photography is my Blood Bowl Chaos dwarf team. These classic figures fit nicely on the new board, and if they look a … Continue reading

June 21, 2020 · 4 Comments

Blood Bowl Trophies

This definitely counts as my entry for Ann’s April painting challenge. How could it not? I have had these trophies since 2002, and I’ve always hesitated to paint them. A … Continue reading

April 25, 2020 · 10 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday: Blood Bowl Chaos Dwarfs

Chaos Dwarfs have long been my favourite Blood Bowl team. I like the disparity of the powerful Bull Centaurs with terrible Agility, the stout chaos dwarf blockers and the forgettable … Continue reading

April 22, 2020 · 7 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday #4: Blood Bowl Chaos

I finished this project in December of 2013: a Chaos team for Blood Bowl. I picked this team up in a Kickstarter; they were delivered 3 or 4 months after … Continue reading

April 1, 2020 · 6 Comments

Blood Bowl humans: old and new size comparison

I originally put up and article comparing the old and new Blood Bowl models. Now that I have repainted the human team, I thought it would be a good idea … Continue reading

February 23, 2020 · 10 Comments

Blood Bowl Human team complete

The Blood Bowl humans are all done, including their bases Their bases are mostly dirt, since I think that would be the resting state of any Blood Bowl pitch. I … Continue reading

February 22, 2020 · 6 Comments

Blood Bowl Ogre

The honorary thirteenth member of the Blood Bowl human team is now complete. The Ogre: Like the other members of his team, I think he will benefit from a wash … Continue reading

February 15, 2020 · 5 Comments

Blood Bowl humans update 2

I have now finished the 6 positional players for the 2016 Blood Bowl boxed teams. As with the first half of the team, I will do all their bases together. … Continue reading

February 8, 2020 · 1 Comment