Scent of a Gamer

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

Necromunda: Vrooom

I wasn’t expecting this release, but I like it. Games Workshop recently previewed jetbikes for Necromunda: For me these models are a nice middle ground between the slender Eldar jet … Continue reading

August 19, 2022 · 6 Comments

A few extra Ash Wastes details

Warhammer Community has a new article up with some extra details about the Ash Wastes expansion which was revealed last week-end. The two main reveals are that 1. the game … Continue reading

February 6, 2022

Old and new Goliaths with Midwinter

Midwinter minis has put up an entertaining new video, showing the results of speeding painting a pair of Goliath figures for Necromunda. The twist is that one of these is … Continue reading

September 28, 2020

Terrain interlude – zone mortalis floor tiles

Before I get started on my newest tray full of models, I have painted these floor tiles, as new release from Games Workshop I like these floor tiles a lot, … Continue reading

December 8, 2019

Necromunda: Dark Rising announced

Essen Spiel is on, and Games Workshop are at the world’s largest board game convention with their own announcements. The one that caught my eye is the new boxed set … Continue reading

October 26, 2019 · 4 Comments

Van Saar gang complete

The gang had a poor start where some elementary modelling mistakes on my part (i.e. did not read instructions before assembly!) turned a box of 10 gangers into a box … Continue reading

December 15, 2018 · 14 Comments

Van Saar update 1

I’ve completed the first two models from the 2018 Van Saar gang release for Necromunda: They suffered in painting mainly due to me changing my mind several times. I’d originally … Continue reading

November 3, 2018 · 5 Comments

Neglected models: Spyrer Matriarch

The matriarch is another example of a model I bought for a project I no longer remember. Maybe a chaos cultist leader? Who knows. At one point I even undercoated … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · 5 Comments

Van Saar painting scheme

I have assembled the Van Saar – the 2018 ones that is, and I’ve been thinking about colour schemes. Here are the assembled models: You may be thinking “isn’t it … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · 6 Comments

Neglected models: ratskin with autogun

May is over, but the run through old models continues with a second ratskin, this one with an autogun rather than a shotgun. This isn’t a model I ever used … Continue reading

June 9, 2018 · 4 Comments

Neglected Models: Ratskin with shotgun

Another week, another speedpaint of a decades-old model. I’m enjoying this immensely, so thanks Azazel for the inspiration! The latest model to feel my brush after oh so long is … Continue reading

May 27, 2018 · 6 Comments

Neglected Models: hive scum

The next model for the Neglected collection comes from the mid-1990s and the original release of Necromunda. Hive Scum were players who could be hired and usually added something to … Continue reading

May 6, 2018 · 8 Comments

New Van Saar for Necromunda

The new Van Saar models for Necromunda have been revealed, and as a Van Saar boos of old, these have certainly turned my head. Here’s two models up close: Here’s … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 6 Comments

The week in inspiration #4

This week’s inspiration revolves around the painting and modelling sphere, even though I met my yearly target there. Participate Fellow Blogger Azazel announced a Decembuary painting event, the idea being … Continue reading

December 2, 2017 · 3 Comments

Empty hives: Necromunda’s problem

The new Necromunda has launched with teams for the Goliath and Escher gangs, and expanded rules for those gangs in a Gang War supplement. This is considerably less than launched … Continue reading

December 2, 2017 · 8 Comments

Closer to the Underhive

With Essen Spiel in full swing, more details on Necromunda become available. I wasn’t 100% sure of the box contents before, but now it seems clearer. Here’s an image of … Continue reading

October 28, 2017

Necromunda contents revealed

The Warhammer-Community website has a post up showing the box contents of the forthcoming Necromunda game, and here they are: So my first thoughts are that I’ve saved myself the … Continue reading

September 2, 2017 · 4 Comments

Necromunda returns

Last Sunday there was a short message on the Warhammer Community site that prompted much rejoicing. Necromunda is coming back. This both surprises and doesn’t surprise me. The surprise factor … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 · 4 Comments

Not quite Necromunda

Gang Warfare returns to the hive cities of Warhammer 40,000 with the release of Shadow War: Armageddon. This release is similar but different when compared with the 1990s game Necromunda, as … Continue reading

April 8, 2017 · 7 Comments