Scent of a Gamer

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

My Cursed City unboxing

My set of Warhammer Quest: Cursed City turned up on time, but not quite in time to make it onto the latest tray. However I thought it would be nice … Continue reading

April 18, 2021 · 5 Comments

The curious case of the Cursed City

It started as a fairly ordinary Saturday morning for me, which became stranger as it became apparent that something was up with supplies of Warhammer Quest: Cursed City. Specifically: there … Continue reading

April 17, 2021 · 16 Comments

Cursed City conversions with Dana Howl

Dana Howl’s latest video is on the subject of the Cursed City, but not simply unboxing or looking at the models and rules. This video is partially a continuation of … Continue reading

April 15, 2021

Painting the Cursed City with Goobertown

Some people got their copies at least. The review copies that Games Workshop sent out have arrived, and this video shows two of the character models being painted. Brent is … Continue reading

April 7, 2021

Cursed City pre-orders come… and go

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City now has a release date – 10 April, 2021. I can’t speak to elsewhere, but in Australia the pre-orders went up at midday, and by 4pm … Continue reading

April 4, 2021 · 13 Comments

Cursed City coming…soon

Games Workshop have revealed that the highly anticipated Warhammer Quest: Cursed City set will be going up for pre-order on 3 April. Here’s a reminder of the contents: Along with … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · 2 Comments

Cursed City boards in close up

“It’s not long now until Warhammer Quest: Cursed City is released” is how the latest Cursed City update on Warhammer Community starts. “Not long” is not a date, but hopefully … Continue reading

March 11, 2021 · 3 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City contents revealed

It was a good week-end for those of us looking forward to the contents of the new Warhammer Quest box. As I type this there is no release date confirmed … Continue reading

February 23, 2021 · 5 Comments

Elf archer revealed for Cursed City

The female elf archer seems inevitable in dungeon games these days. The Bard correctly predicted we would see one in the new Heroquest, and here is the same character for … Continue reading

February 12, 2021 · 8 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 spiders

I’ve painted the last of my 1994 Warhammer Quest box: These little models were given a fairly quick paint job, with blue bodies and contrasting orange eyes. Towards the top … Continue reading

January 31, 2021 · 13 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

Warhammer Quest skaven

These Warhammer Quest skaven have been patiently waiting for me to paint them since 1994. I’ve painted them now, in part using contrast paint which didn’t exist back then. There’s … Continue reading

January 24, 2021 · 10 Comments

Warhammer Quest: the rats

I completed the Silver Tower models on the previous tray; with this tray I am moving back to tidy up the outstanding models from the 1994 box set. So yes, … Continue reading

December 20, 2020 · 6 Comments

Warhammer Quest: lune familiars

Lune familiars is my name for them, I presume they have their own name in the game. The shading I gave their yellow half-moon faces didn’t really come through, but … Continue reading

November 29, 2020 · 5 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Darkoath Chieftain

Of all the heroes in this 2016 Silver Tower set, this one is my favourite. He’s also the least ‘heroic’. I’m not sure if that’s related. The Darkoath Chieftain is … Continue reading

November 22, 2020 · 5 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Mistweaver

This model was interesting to paint, but I’m not sure I’m ambivalent about the result: There turned out to be quite a lot of mist on this model, and after … Continue reading

November 21, 2020 · 5 Comments

Warhammer Quest: warrior priest

I like the new warrior priest model, but he does not care to balance on his base. The little light areas at the base of his feet is the blu-tak … Continue reading

November 15, 2020 · 6 Comments

Warhammer Quest: robed familiars

I’m sure these little dragon familiars have different names. Again they have one on a resin dungeon base and the other on a shattered dominion base. While small, these models … Continue reading

November 8, 2020 · 5 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Tenebrand Shard

Well, the camera really didn’t like this model. It could barely focus at all. Ew. I promise it is less splodgy in person. The whole model leans forward at a … Continue reading

November 7, 2020 · 4 Comments