Scent of a Gamer

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

Bones update 47: knight time

I’ve now painted all the Bones III models I picked up, except for one dragon (coming on the next tray!) The models have a decent amount of detail, but some … Continue reading

November 30, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones: 3 wizards

My latest Bones update is these three wizards, all from the original Kickstarter. The one in the middle with the scroll caught my eye but it’s taken six years for … Continue reading

November 17, 2019 · 2 Comments


The latest Bones figure to be painted is a big one, the elder god Nyarlathotep. At least, I think that’s how you pronounce it. I painted the model in the … Continue reading

November 10, 2019 · 13 Comments

Bones update 44: Seven Rangers

I gathered all the ranger figures from the first Bones Kickstarter and painted them all as one lot They each their own paint scheme, from the Grey Wanderer, to Light … Continue reading

November 3, 2019

Bones necromancer and friend

I painted a duo of Bones models recently; a necromancer and mummy, both from the original Bones Kickstarter. They make for a contrasting pair, with the necromancer in rather gaudy … Continue reading

October 20, 2019 · 4 Comments

Bones update 41: fire elementals

With some Bones figures I have a clear idea of how I want to paint them, with others, an idea comes in a flash of inspiration. If I have the … Continue reading

September 15, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones updated 39: the zombies

These five figures date back to the first Bones Kickstarter. I thought there were six models, three of each sculpt, but when I checked I only had five. These are … Continue reading

August 25, 2019 · 8 Comments

A wizard, an executioner and a cowboy

…walk into a bar. You can’t fault the Bones range for a lack of variety. These three latest models to be painted all hail from the original Bones kickstarter – … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones kobolds painted

The latest update to the Bones project is a 12-strong group of kobolds I’ve seen a few different paint jobs of these around, using different skin tones. In the end … Continue reading

May 25, 2019 · 4 Comments

An adventuring trio

Three more Bones models are complete now, all adventurer models None of the models quite turned out the way I’d expected, but the flame on top of the wizard’s staff … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones update 33: triple glow

A trio of undead models in this update, again painted with GW’s painted Nighthaunt Gloom and Hexwraith Flame: The left and centre models are from the Bones I Kickstarter and … Continue reading

April 13, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bones update 24

Six more Bones models complete, this time one of the science fiction squads. I painted these in blue and orange, and I think the result is darker than I wanted. … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · 6 Comments

Bones 3 announced

The project hasn’t started yet, but Reaper Miniatures have announced their third Bones project will be coming to Kickstarter later this year. The previous two added hundreds of miniatures to … Continue reading

May 16, 2015

Bones update 9

The latest Bones models are now complete. It has been over a year now since I received my Bones order, and it will be several more years until I have … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bones update 5

As a start to painting in 2014, I have completed the latest batch of bones models as you see here: Here’s the next batch to be painted. My youngest chose … Continue reading

January 2, 2014


So I went in for the Bones Kickstarter, at Vampire Level. What a ride that was. Reaper did a very clever thing at thier vampire pledge level – the more … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · 1 Comment