Scent of a Gamer

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

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 · Leave a comment

Target: 100

Last year I dragged out every miniature I have painted. This year, I took a look around at the other half, those unpainted. Right now I own about the same … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bones update 19: Terrain

My latest Bones update is a bit different – three of the four pieces from Dragons Don’t Share: I was going to paint them in varying shades if grey, but … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Games Workshop’s painting videos

You may not be in the habit of checking GWs YouTube channel, however the painting videos from there have built up over the last few years into an impressive library … Continue reading

April 3, 2016

Two mistakes to avoid when you start out in miniatures painting

A recent article on Tabletop Game and Hobby highlighted two frequent mistakes made by people new to painting. I still find myself occasionally making the second one, and it never … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · 5 Comments