Scent of a Gamer

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

A Verry Perry army, update 1

Today (fathers’ day in Australia) I had the afternoon to myself. Having received paint brushes as a gift I was looking to make immediate use of them. While looking under … Continue reading

September 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

Battle of Agincourt display

The Perry brothers have put together yet another massive miniatures display. This one is for the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. There are a series of articles following … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

The pile of shame

Here it is: Every miniatures player I know has one: models bought in the full flush of intentions. Instead they never leave the box, sometimes the plastic wrap never comes … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · 7 Comments

The Perry Dividend

Now that the Perry brothers have left Games Workshop, wargames fans around the world get to enjoy the Perry dividend. It’s a phrase I made up to account for the … Continue reading

July 26, 2014

Perrys leave GW

It’s official; Alan and Michael Perry have left Games Workshop after sculpting miniatures there for 36 years. Like most gamers, my reaction has been entirely positive here. The thought of … Continue reading

July 5, 2014

Miniatures: On the Cusp of a Golden Age?

Golden Ages are generally¬†perceived as something that happened long ago. With miniatures and¬†miniature¬†games, I think we are entering that golden age at the moment. Maybe I’m wrong, and it’s already … Continue reading

March 2, 2013