Scent of a Gamer

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

40k: more space hulks to come

Games Workshop unveiled a bunch of forthcoming releases a few hours ago, and among these was news that there will be more space hulk action for Warhammer 40,000. Firstly, three … Continue reading

November 19, 2022 · 2 Comments

Boarding actions come to Warhammer 40,000

It has taken a long time – 35 years in fact, but finally the game of Warhammer 40,000 has taken a bit more notice of its own setting. The tabletop … Continue reading

October 9, 2022 · 2 Comments

Leviathans lumber into view

The Contemptor dreadnaught comes in the Age of Darkness box set, and it towers over the average MkVI marine. But there are larger dreadnaught models in the 30k universe. Warhammer … Continue reading

July 18, 2022 · 2 Comments

Kill Team moves indoors

The new Kill Team expansion is going to be set in a Space Hulk. In terms of interior walls, I have long been interested in spaceship/space hulk interiors. Detailed are … Continue reading

July 12, 2022 · 6 Comments

Heresy Predator sighted

The latest Horus Heresy vehicle to be previewed is the redoubtable Predator tank. Take it’s 40k equivalent tis one is made by putting a tank turret on a Rhino. This … Continue reading

July 9, 2022 · 4 Comments

Warhammer Skirmish previews

Games Workshop are advertising another preview session this coming Sunday. They seem to have a rhythm down for these, announcing 1-3 months’ worth of forthcoming models, and then doing the … Continue reading

July 6, 2022 · 6 Comments

Horus Heresy game reveals

The boxed set contents were confirmed by Games Workshop previously, but there have been many more reveals for Warhammer Fest. You can find full coverage at Warhammer Community, but I … Continue reading

May 8, 2022 · 3 Comments

Adepticon 2022 previews

These previews went live in the middle of the working day for me, so other than a few pics glimpsed at lunch, I didn’t get an appreciation for these until … Continue reading

March 25, 2022 · 3 Comments

Games Workshop previews

Normally I wake up to Game Workshop’s previews. Due to the time differences they are generally on when I am comfortably asleep. This most recent preview was fairly conveninent for … Continue reading

January 29, 2022 · 9 Comments

Black Library 2022 previews

Warhammer Community hosted a Black Library preview event at the week-end, and while I didn’t get what I had hoped for, the preview was interesting all the same. Anyone who … Continue reading

December 14, 2021 · 3 Comments


Dungeonbowl is coming back… shortly. The game was previewed over the week-end, and the usual gap between a boxed game preview and its release seems to hang around the 3 … Continue reading

November 2, 2021 · 3 Comments

New plastic zombies (and other stuff)

Games Workshop’s existing plastic zombie set is one of their oldest. It dates from the 1990s and if I recall correctly it was one of their first plastic regiment sets … Continue reading

March 23, 2021 · 13 Comments

Cursed City guard revealed

We’ve had another preview for Warhammer Quest: Cursed City, this one being the city’s undead guard. There’s a guard captain And also a guard banner bearer, which will apparently provide … Continue reading

February 7, 2021 · 6 Comments

Warhammer Quest enters the city

Games Workshop previewed a lot of things this past week-end, but the one which caught my eye was the new Warhammer Quest game, the Cursed City. Details are scant so … Continue reading

January 26, 2021 · 9 Comments

9th edition Codexes revealed

Another week-end, another set of previews from Games Workshop. One impact of my allowance is that I get more excited by individual character models than by regiments, since those are … Continue reading

September 14, 2020 · 6 Comments

Games Workshop August 2020 previews

Games Workshop ran another online preview session at the week-end. What follows here are my highlights, but the full set of previews can be seen at Warhammer Community. The main … Continue reading

August 24, 2020 · 12 Comments

More new 40k models revealed

In this era of home 3D printing, Games Workshop are doubling down on excellence in plastic kits. I look around at bloggers creating resin wonders in their homes and can … Continue reading

July 6, 2020 · 9 Comments

The end of Blackstone Fortress

Games Workshop released a number of previews last week-end. The one that really got my attention was the latest – and last – expansion for Blackstone Fortress. The centrepiece of … Continue reading

April 24, 2020 · 7 Comments

Collect Age of Sigmar through Mortal Realms

Warhammer 40,000 had Conquest, now the Age of Sigmar gets Mortal Realms. This will be a set of collectable packs which will build you two armies in the game – … Continue reading

November 24, 2019 · 2 Comments

Games Workshop previews

At this week-end’s Warhammer Championships in Australia, Games Workshop treated us to some previews of upcoming miniatures. No Sisters of Battle, let’s tear that plaster off now. However we get … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · 2 Comments