Scent of a Gamer

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

Bones update 43: the goblins

The first Bones Kickstarter included 12 goblins, basic dungeon enemies. My miniatures from the third Bones Kickstarter included a trio of goblins. Now they are all painted: Neither group of … Continue reading

October 27, 2019 · 5 Comments

Bones necromancer and friend

I painted a duo of Bones models recently; a necromancer and mummy, both from the original Bones Kickstarter. They make for a contrasting pair, with the necromancer in rather gaudy … Continue reading

October 20, 2019 · 4 Comments

Bones V Kickstarter

The fifth Bones Kickstarter launched in the middle of this week, and it got off to a great start, pulling in over a million dollars in its first 24 hours. … Continue reading

October 6, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones update 41: fire elementals

With some Bones figures I have a clear idea of how I want to paint them, with others, an idea comes in a flash of inspiration. If I have the … Continue reading

September 15, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones update 40: the enforcers

The original Bones Kickstarter contained a diversity of miniatures, so I have ended up with a number of models I wasn’t really prepared to paint, and had nothing special in … Continue reading

September 8, 2019 · 6 Comments

Bones updated 39: the zombies

These five figures date back to the first Bones Kickstarter. I thought there were six models, three of each sculpt, but when I checked I only had five. These are … Continue reading

August 25, 2019 · 8 Comments

Bones update 38

This Bones update features Bones in the form of skeletons. These were painted to answer the question of can Bones be painted using GW’s new Contrast Paints? The answer is: … Continue reading

August 11, 2019 · 4 Comments

A wizard, an executioner and a cowboy

…walk into a bar. You can’t fault the Bones range for a lack of variety. These three latest models to be painted all hail from the original Bones kickstarter – … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · 2 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

An adventuring trio

Three more Bones models are complete now, all adventurer models None of the models quite turned out the way I’d expected, but the flame on top of the wizard’s staff … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones update 34: the haunting

My experiments with glowing undead are over for now, with these three new additions to the line: I picked a poor background as the lich lord on the right has … Continue reading

April 20, 2019 · 10 Comments

Bones update 33: triple glow

A trio of undead models in this update, again painted with GW’s painted Nighthaunt Gloom and Hexwraith Flame: The left and centre models are from the Bones I Kickstarter and … Continue reading

April 13, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones update 32: that undead glow

I completed a pair of models from the Bones I Kickstarter: For these models I used the new(ish) technical paints from Games Workshop, Hexwraith Flame (the green) and Nighthaunt Gloom … Continue reading

April 6, 2019 · 7 Comments

Bones dragon (green)

This isn’t the only Bones dragon model I have, but it’s the only one I’ve painted so far. This was one I ordered as part of the Bones III Kickstarter … Continue reading

January 13, 2019 · 7 Comments

Bones update 30: a pair of ogres

My Bones 3 order included two ogres, which I’ve now painted I chose these because they each added something to my collection I didn’t have before; an armoured ogre chieftain … Continue reading

December 30, 2018 · 4 Comments

Bones update 29: the gorilla

Challenged to find a ‘mechanical’ model to paint, I had a look through my drawers of unpainted models (currently 917 of them!) and found this Bones model from the original … Continue reading

November 11, 2018 · 4 Comments

Bones update 28: the giants

After a few months on the painting tray, I have finally completed the trio of Bones giants. The middle giant is from the original Bones Kickstarter, while the other two … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · 8 Comments

Bones: orcs in the hills

My latest Bones update is 10 orcs figures, half from the original Bones Kickstarter and half from Bones III. I went with an all over rust for their armour and … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · 15 Comments

Decembruary update: Goremaw complete

I’ve completed the biggest model I’ve painted for a while – the Goremaw model from my Bones 3. It’s all thanks to Azazel’s Decembruary idea – painting something big over … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · 10 Comments

Decembruary update: Goremaw begins

My Decembruary entry took a back seat while I assembled all my models acquired this year. With the assembly completed I can turn my attention back to my chosen entry: … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 2 Comments