Scent of a Gamer

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

Bones 6 launches

People unable to stop their impulse purchasing of miniatures can rejoice. Bones 6 is here, and offers a cheap way of acquiring a couple of hundred miniatures you may or … Continue reading

April 6, 2022 · 5 Comments

Bones Black: Frost Giant

This model is my first sampling of the newer Bones Black range of figures from Reaper. I have painted plenty of Reaper’s Bones models, but they all pre-date the ‘black’ … Continue reading

November 14, 2020 · 8 Comments

Bones project complete

It feels good to be making this post. Seven years after taking delivery of the first Bones Kickstarter project (there have been four more since then) I have finished my … Continue reading

June 27, 2020 · 20 Comments

Bones update 66: a trio of mages

Here are the final three models from my Bones collection: I have to admit I am feeling good about finally getting this collection done. Almost three hundred models all up, … Continue reading

June 21, 2020 · 8 Comments

Bones: yarr!

My latest and penultimate Bones update features these three pirates: I didn’t spend a huge amount of time on these models individually. Which I think shows. In truth I had … Continue reading

June 14, 2020 · 2 Comments

Bones: gone west

This trio of Bones figures have a distinctly Western theme: The lightning is not quite where it should be; these figures need a sunset to stare into. The marshal figure … Continue reading

June 13, 2020 · 2 Comments

Bones: post-apocalyptic

I find it difficult at times to group the Bones models. This trio to me all seemed to fit a post-apocalyptic or zombie type theme. Chainsaw girl even has a … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · 6 Comments

Bones: travelers in time and space

I have completed another four Bones models: These are an odd mix, but I decided they look like time travelers (and their long suffering assistants) more than anything else. So … Continue reading

May 31, 2020 · 9 Comments

Bones: 4 knights

Here’s my latest Bones figures, four knights These figures have a good amount of variety to them, which I took advantage of during the painting. The figure at the front … Continue reading

May 24, 2020 · 3 Comments

Bones: warrior women

With the big dragon painted, I have returned to scale of the latest Bones update of five warrior women. Ths is quite a varied bunch, unified only by being female … Continue reading

May 17, 2020 · 6 Comments

Bones: the big dragon

I’ve painted the dragon from the Dragons Don’t Share boxed set that was originally released as part of the Bones II Kickstarter. I bought mine at retail in 2015. It’s … Continue reading

May 16, 2020 · 16 Comments

Bones: 4 lizards and a snake

“Day 37: they still haven’t worked out I’m a snake, but they are starting to wonder where all the eggs are going” The Bones I lizardmen figures are… okay I … Continue reading

April 19, 2020 · 3 Comments

Bones update 55: rat swarms

A short update for some short models; the rat swarms from the original Bones Kickstarter: I didn’t spend too long as these guys, as you can no doubt tell. A … Continue reading

April 4, 2020 · 4 Comments

Bones update 54: bugs

Insects and arachnids together in this latest Bones update: These models were more fun to paint than I had expected. I painted the spiders and scorpions in a drab naturalistic … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · 6 Comments

Bones update 50: swamp monster

One of the larger models from the original Bones kickstarter collection is now done: I had envisioned the final result as being darker than this model turned out to be, … Continue reading

January 25, 2020 · 3 Comments

Bones update 49: vampires and bats

Three more Bones models painted, all from the first Kickstarter: Of the three, it’s the bats I’m happiest with, and these took the least amount of time to paint! I … Continue reading

January 4, 2020

Bones dark elf and harpy

Another Bones update, this one with a pair of miniatures which are matched if you draw a long enough bow. Dark elf and harpy: I’m far happier with the dark … Continue reading

December 15, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones update 47: knight time

I’ve now painted all the Bones III models I picked up, except for one dragon (coming on the next tray!) The models have a decent amount of detail, but some … Continue reading

November 30, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones: 3 wizards

My latest Bones update is these three wizards, all from the original Kickstarter. The one in the middle with the scroll caught my eye but it’s taken six years for … Continue reading

November 17, 2019 · 2 Comments


The latest Bones figure to be painted is a big one, the elder god Nyarlathotep. At least, I think that’s how you pronounce it. I painted the model in the … Continue reading

November 10, 2019 · 13 Comments