Scent of a Gamer

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

A titan in corporate colours

The Midwinter titan build continues, and this episode shows Guy using power tools to add battle damage to the titan’s armour panels – after practising the varying effects of these … Continue reading

June 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Midwinter Titan: everything but the head

In this video, Guy takes us through a big chunk of his Warlord Titan build – it’s getting there! The conversation is often the best part of these videos – … Continue reading

April 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Midwinter’s titan build continues

I have been enjoying watching the Midwinter Minis Warlord Titan build. At this point, Guy has finished the legs and is on to the torso of this truly impressive model:

March 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Classic Dark Angels with Midwinter

Guy at Midwinter Minis is continuing his retro paint schemes with a squad of Dark Angels. I hadn’t realised before how deeply he has committed to the retro! In this … Continue reading

March 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Painting Krieg with Midwinter

The plastic Krieg miniatures are well and truly in the market now, and Guy from Midwinter Minis has a new video up showing how to paint them with a light-coloured … Continue reading

February 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

The legs of the titan

Midwinter Minis is putting together the Forgeworld Warlord Titan in the spiffy new studio – just the legs though! This video features a lot of cutting, drilling, pinning, and gluing. … Continue reading

February 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

A new studio for Midwinter Minis

A fair part of this video is dedicated to painting up some resin models from an independent producer as old style Imperial Fists terminators. The bit that appealed to me … Continue reading

February 4, 2022 · 1 Comment

Improve at photos with Midwinter Minis

A timely video went up recently from Midwinter Minis with some tips around photographing your painting minis. I am still using an out-of-date iphone to take my photos and it … Continue reading

December 22, 2021 · 1 Comment

Dana Howl’s TOTALLY ORIGINAL ork paint scheme

Dana Howl has painted her Kill Team orks in a unique paint scheme inspired by cheesy 80s Hallowe’en kitsch. The orks themselves come out looking great, and Dana achieves green … Continue reading

November 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

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

Midwinter Blackstone Fortress raffle

The first video I watched from Midwinter Minis was an episode where they painted the Negavolt Cultists from Blackstone Fortress. I quickly caught up with the videos I had missed, … Continue reading

July 20, 2021

Rescuing a space marine

Midwinter Minis posted a video recently, of going to a scrapyard and picking up a large space marine statue. It wasn’t cheap, and yes, they forgot a piece in classic … Continue reading

May 29, 2021 · 3 Comments

Painting terrain with Midwinter Minis

There’s a new short video from Midwinter Minis on YouTube about painting terrain quickly – and without using any paint brushes. In this video Guy uses rattle cans, some home-made … Continue reading

April 21, 2021 · 4 Comments

3D printing, piracy, and Games Workshop

Midwinter Minis posted an interesting and provocative video a couple of weeks ago. I didn’t respond right away, because I wanted to take my time and think about it. I … Continue reading

March 20, 2021 · 25 Comments

Getting ahead with a Warlord Titan

Guy from Midwinter Minis promised that if he reached 1,000 patrons, he would buy the biggest, silliest model of them all, the Forge Word Warlord Titan. The video below shows … Continue reading

January 17, 2021 · 1 Comment

2020 painting with Midwinter Minis

Lots of us have been doing a 2020 miniature painting retrospective this week. This video from Midwinter Minis provides a great summary of Guy’s year of painting: All up this … Continue reading

January 6, 2021 · 4 Comments

1 Hour Q&A with Midwinter Minis

There’s an extended Midwinter Minis video up on YouTube now, which features over an hour of Guy answering questions from his Patreon supporters. Some of these questions are repeats of … Continue reading

December 18, 2020

Making your break creative

This video from Midwinter Minis popped up recently: It’s a nice conversational video, as long as you like that sort of thing. In this case, I liked it a lot. … Continue reading

December 12, 2020 · 15 Comments

Plague Marine speed painting with Midwinter

Midwinter Minis posted a new video a couple of days ago, this one dealing with speed painting Plague Marines. This is definitely one I wish had come out before I … Continue reading

November 26, 2020 · 2 Comments

Midwinter Minis versus Dana Howl

Midwinter Minis and Dana Howl – two YouTube channels that I love. They are about to start collaborating, and their challenge is to swap painting styles for a miniature project. … Continue reading

October 5, 2020