Scent of a Gamer

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

Cursed City: city guard, part 1

I have completed the first five city guard models from the Cursed City box and had a lot of fun painting these: These were again almost entirely contrast paints, the … Continue reading

January 16, 2022 · 4 Comments

Meriadoc of Rohan

Another miniature that I had forgotten about is this metal version of Merry from the Lord of the Rings range, tis time all got up in his Rohan armour. I … Continue reading

January 15, 2022 · 4 Comments

Cursed City: zombies, part 2

I have finished the second five zombies from the Cursed City box: So fiddly, so glad I won’t be painting any more of these models. I had some fun with … Continue reading

January 9, 2022 · 8 Comments

The last dwarf

In Febraury 2019, almost two years ago now, I completed my Middle Earth dwarfs, which consisted of a couple of metal models and a box of rangers. Back in the … Continue reading

January 8, 2022 · 8 Comments

Cursed City: zombies, part 1

I have completed the first five zombies from the Cursed City box, and they have a lot of fiddly detail about them: Okay so those coffin tops on their backs … Continue reading

January 1, 2022 · 10 Comments

Classic Talisman toad

“You are now a slimy, little toad.” So reads the text on the card every classic Talisman player dreaded to read. Get turned into a toad, and you lost all … Continue reading

December 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cursed City: Cleona

The latest character I have tackled goes by the same of Cleona Zeitengale. She’s the Cassandra of the setting, who warned against the coming cataclysm, was ignored, and is now … Continue reading

December 18, 2021 · 10 Comments

Cursed City: bats

I took a break from painting the character models from the Cursed City to paint the bat swarms: These swarms were almost 100% Contrast Paints – only the candles were … Continue reading

December 12, 2021 · 4 Comments

Blood Bowl orc team complete

I have finished the 6 line orcs from the 2016 boxed set team: This completes both the full team, and all my Blood Bowl teams! I have 8 teams all … Continue reading

December 4, 2021 · 2 Comments

Cursed City: Brutogg

I have painted the Ogre adventurer from the Cursed City box, who goes by the name of Brutogg Corpse-Eater. No doubt that’s an old family name, and the Corpse-Eaters have … Continue reading

November 20, 2021 · 7 Comments

Blood Bowl 2016 orcs update 1

I almost wrote ‘Blood Bowl 2020 orcs’ in the title, but then remembered that these models came in the 2016 boxed set,and have been patiently waiting 5 years to be … Continue reading

November 13, 2021 · 4 Comments

Cursed City: Dagnai

The latest hero of the Cursed City to be painted in Dagnai Holdenstock, and yes, I did have to look up his name on the box. With Dagnai, I started … Continue reading

November 6, 2021 · 2 Comments

Dark Angels – Exploring colours and heraldry — ECHOES OF IMPERIUM

After the Death Guard I built for the Primogenitor back in 2019-2020 I have mostly focused on Warhammer Fantasy and specifically the oldhammer miniatures. It has been a great joy … Continue reading

November 3, 2021 · 1 Comment

Still more spider swarms

As I get to my last couple of trays’ worth of miniatures, I am finding models I don’t remember owning. So it is with these spider swarms from Games Workshops’ … Continue reading

October 30, 2021 · 2 Comments

Cursed City: rat swarms

The next set of models I have tackled in the Cursed City set are the rat swarms: These models had a paint job that consisted entirely of Contrast Paints, which … Continue reading

October 23, 2021 · 11 Comments

Cursed City: Glaurio

I have painted the imperial noble character from Cursed City, known as Glario ven Alten III to his friends. It’s a nice figure with a good amount of detail but … Continue reading

October 16, 2021 · 10 Comments

Cursed City bits

Miniatures in the Cursed City range from the large Varghulf to the tiny zombie cat. This update is my painting some of the smaller models that come in the box: … Continue reading

October 9, 2021 · 5 Comments

The last Easterlings

I’m confident these are now the last Easterling models in my collection: With these now painted, the range is complete. A lot of the last couple of model trays are … Continue reading

October 2, 2021 · 10 Comments

Cursed City: Emelda Braskov

I’ve completed the first of 60 Cursed City models, and the lucky first model off the tray is Emelda Braskov: This model was fun to paint up, and I finished … Continue reading

September 25, 2021 · 4 Comments

Tablescapes bridge set

The other add-on that I picked up from the Tablescapes range is the bridge set. It looks good: Also seen here and not part of the bridge set is a … Continue reading

September 12, 2021 · 8 Comments