Scent of a Gamer

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

A Squidmar surprise

Squidmar posted a new YouTube video talking about how much fun the game Mordheim is, including some interview footage with the creator, Tuomas Pirinen. The surprising part for me comes … Continue reading

June 18, 2022 · 6 Comments

Squidmar’s paint challenge winner

And the winner is… watch the video to find out! Overall it was an interesting contest and I am pleasantly surprised the reaper paints did so well. I have been … Continue reading

April 15, 2022 · 6 Comments

Squidmar’s battle of the paints

Squidmar has decided to test out 16 different brands of miniature paints against one another. 16 is a good number of an elimination bracket, and this is the method they … Continue reading

April 13, 2022 · 3 Comments

Squidmar’s favourite paints?

He says it in the first few second of the video – GW’s Contrast Paints. The rest of the video is the interesting explanation of why this is: Given there’s … Continue reading

December 5, 2021 · 5 Comments

What to do with a Tau Manta

Squidmar picked up a Tau Manta several months ago. This resin kit is the largest miniature that Games Workshop/Forgeworld currently produce. I have seen it at Warhammer World, and it’s … Continue reading

October 31, 2021 · 2 Comments

Speed painting tips with Squidmar

I missed this Squidmar video when it first went up. He went on Fiverr and offeret to paint any model – any model – for $10, but would spend 1 … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 · 1 Comment

Undead painting tips from Squidmar

A short video from Squidmar appeared on YouTube a few days ago. This interested me twice – once because I’m always interested in new painting tips for skeletons, and second … Continue reading

April 14, 2021

Brush care with Squidmar

Today’s word is: ferrule. You’re going to hear it a lot in this video from Squidmar, which is all about brush care. I have to admit, I’m guilty of most … Continue reading

January 2, 2021 · 2 Comments

Favourite Games Workshop models over four decades

I’ve been playing Games Workshop’s games since the 1980s. Battlecars was the first, and there have been many more since then. I was inspired to think about some of my … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · 13 Comments

Squidmar brushes

Squidmar is a YouTube miniatures painting channel. I haven’t featured any videos from there in the blog yet, but they have a paint brush project up on Kickstarter. The case … Continue reading

June 19, 2020 · 6 Comments