Scent of a Gamer

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

2018: the year of the tray

After meeting 2017’s target of 100 models painted, I started to rethink the notion of having a numerical target. Instead my 2018 target is simply to paint as often as … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · 9 Comments

On targets

Now I’ve achieved my vaunted 100 models painted in 2017 I’ve taken the time to think more about the wisdom of having a target along with the process of reaching … Continue reading

November 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Target achieved

With a months and a half to go I have achieved my target of painting 100 models this year. Here are all the models together on their shelf: As part … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 · 7 Comments

The week in inspiration #1

There’s always something inspiring going on in the hobby world, whether that be a painted model or army, a cool gaming table, a piece of art, or something new of … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Target update

In January I made my (for me) bold announcement that I would give myself a target of 100 painted miniatures by year’s end. This was motivated partly by seeing I … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

Taking advice from White Dwarf

In the February 2017 issue of White Dwarf, an article about approaching army painting inspired me to adjust how I’m approaching my own target for painting models this year. I’m … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Ghosts of Projects Future

For me, assembling and undercoating models has always been a statement of intent. These models WILL BE PAINTED, I say, as look at how much effort I have already spent … Continue reading

January 15, 2017