Scent of a Gamer

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

Duncan Rhodes

Some news broke over Christmas; Duncan Rhodes has left Games Workshop. Duncan has become something of a celebrity in this era of the ‘new’ Games Workshop. As the company entered … Continue reading

January 11, 2020 · 22 Comments

Imperial terrain continued

My latest painted piece is another part of the imperial terrain packs I bought during last year’s visit to the UK. Here is the stack pictured in front of my … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 · 3 Comments

Fellowship update: the hobbits

I’ve made faster progress than I had expected on the fellowship figures, with the four hobbits now complete. It’s been years since I painted GW’s Lord of the Rings range … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · 4 Comments

Warhammer 40,000 industrial terrain

I presume this terrain series has another name, but this is how I think about it. After toying with and rejecting the idea of painting some rust effects on this … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · 2 Comments

Games Workshop’s painting videos

You may not be in the habit of checking GWs YouTube channel, however the painting videos from there have built up over the last few years into an impressive library … Continue reading

April 3, 2016

Perrys leave GW

It’s official; Alan and Michael Perry have left Games Workshop after sculpting miniatures there for 36 years. Like most gamers, my reaction has been entirely positive here. The thought of … Continue reading

July 5, 2014