Scent of a Gamer

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

Byzantines of Middle Earth

I’ve been considering Byzantines as my next SAGA army. They use Norman dice and I already have that army, though it is not yet painted. What is painted are one … Continue reading

March 15, 2014

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

Anglo-Danes Update 7: Complete

With the completion of Harold and his brothers, the Anglo-Dane SAGA army is now finished – at least until I decide to buy some levy models. For now though I … Continue reading

August 25, 2013

Fantasy Villains update 2

These two figures were painted faster than I thought. Completed in one day of painting (not exclusively). I left them overnight to finish the base work. Other than that they … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Imbrian update 2

Progress has been made across a number of painting projects, surely there is no connection between this and the recent computer death. No, must be something else. Sunspots? Here are three Imbrian … Continue reading

May 12, 2013

Anglo-Dane update 6: Almost There!

The basing work on the Anglo-Dane SAGA army is finished and looks like this: I used a few different basing materials to create a varied effect that hopefully still looks … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Fantasy Heroes Update

As with the villains, the fantasy heroes collection represents individual miniatures I have accrued over the years, often without meaning to. Some are the last remains of abandoned army ideas, others … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Chaos Dwarfs Complete

Completing a project always makes me happy. I’ve always enjoyed playing Blood Bowl, and having all my teams complete is great. Until the models from Willy Miniatures arrive that is. … Continue reading

March 24, 2013

Anglo-Dane Update 2

Here I present another 12 Anglo-Dane warriors, painted up in similar fashion to the first 12. These also have shield transfers added, and I am leaving the bases bare for … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Imbrian Arts Orcs & Goblins Update

The box of orcs and goblins from Imbrian Arts was an impulse buy in 2011 at a local convention. I saw the figures and thought they were great. The fact … Continue reading

February 17, 2013

Dystopian Wars Prussians Update

Dystopian Wars is a steampunk miniatures game of naval conflict in an alternative 1870. Of the factions available it was the Prussian forces that appealed to me most in terms … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Talisman Figures

Talisman is one of those classic board games that you play for love. In terms of a modern board game, it’s really not up there in terms of rules, mechanics, … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · 1 Comment