Scent of a Gamer

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

Once upon a Wednesday: endings

It’s the end of the year, and the end of the road for this Once Upon a Wednesday series. I started this series in March, taking inspiration from another Dave, … Continue reading

December 30, 2020 · 6 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday: Inspiration

Inspiration. It’s the key to my hobby growth and enjoyment. I get inspiration from many places; fantasy art, new miniature releases or projects, other people’s models, and more. In 2017 … Continue reading

December 9, 2020 · 3 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday: the mystery model

This is another model which had been around well over a decade before I painted it in 2017: In the original post I had to confess: I had no idea … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · 8 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday: making plastic miniatures

In 2015 I posted a YouTube video put up UK company Renedra, showing some work on tooling for a box of Perry plastic cavalry. It’s only recently that I have … Continue reading

October 28, 2020 · 1 Comment

Once upon a Wednesday: the ratskin

This model had been hanging around a long time. I had bought him to bolster my Van Saar gang during a Necromunda campaign in the late 90s. Years later, he … Continue reading

October 21, 2020 · 4 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday: skeleton jester

This was a model I had owned for many years before finally painting it in 2018. I had been inspired to tackle some of my older models by one of … Continue reading

October 7, 2020 · 8 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday: Imbrian orcs & goblins

2014 was not a great year for painting. I completed only two projects, one of which was this box of orcs and goblins by Imbrian arts. 2014 wasn’t a great … Continue reading

May 20, 2020 · 2 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday: Rick Priestley interview

Rick Priestley was an influential designer during his years at Games Workshop in the 1980s and 1990s. The business changed around him a lot while he was there. This article … Continue reading

May 13, 2020

Once upon a Wednesday #2: Space Hulk

One of my painting goals in 2017 was to paint 100 models. Another, nested within that, was to finish my copy of Space Hulk. I succeeded at reaching the 100 … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · 8 Comments

Once upon a Wednesday #1, Malifaux Outcasts

Back when the blog was not even a month old, I posted this complete project: The models above represent an old gang box, and an additional figure, a man named … Continue reading

March 11, 2020 · 6 Comments