Scent of a Gamer

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

Warhammer Quest: fish familiars

I have completed two more familiars for the Warhammer Quest: Silver Tower box. This fishy pair: Their name may be Slop, but don’t quote me on that. A fish in … Continue reading

November 1, 2020 · 9 Comments

Warhammer Quest: tome familiars

They may have a proper name, but I don’t remember what that is. Here are the two tome familiars from Warhammer Quest Silver Tower: I used a mix of Contrast … Continue reading

October 25, 2020

Warhammer Quest: pink horrors

I have completed the last and largest horror figures from the Silver Tower boxed set: the pink horrors: There’s a lot of detail on these models, so it wasn’t just … Continue reading

October 24, 2020 · 13 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Knight-Questor

What name is more fitting for Warhammer Quest than the Knight-Questor? I painted him up in a fairly typical gold: To keep a degree of contrast between him and the … Continue reading

October 18, 2020 · 8 Comments

Gaunt summoner

My latest Warhammer Quest update is the gaunt summoner. This is the sorcerous master of the Silver Tower His appearance is suitably chaotic, and I had a lot of fun … Continue reading

October 10, 2020 · 8 Comments

Warhammer Quest Tzaangors

I’ve painted the six Tzaangors for Warhammer Quest: These models took a long time to get through, mainly because they have so much detail on them. Also, I tried a … Continue reading

October 3, 2020 · 9 Comments

Brimstone horrors painted

This little flame sprites are the tiniest for of horror to come in the Warhammer Quest Silver Tower box. For those unfamiliar with Tzeentch daemons, a pink horror, when slain, … Continue reading

September 26, 2020 · 18 Comments

Ogroid Thaumaturge

When I assembled the Warhammer Quest Silver Tower miniatures, I figures this guy would be a trial to paint, and I was right. The details just don’t suit my painting … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · 9 Comments

Warhammer Quest: Tzeentch cultists

The Tzeentch cultists were a popular inclusion in the Silver Tower boxed set, and it’s not surprise that they eventually became an army option in Age of Sigmar. Here’s the … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · 11 Comments

Warhammer Quest goblins

The look of these goblins from Warhammer Quest Silver Tower were quite divisive when they first appeared. Their spideresque forms were not especially popular, and ultimately when the goblin range … Continue reading

August 29, 2020 · 11 Comments

Warhammer Quest skaven

The current tray has me completing the Warhammer Quest Silver Tower boxed set that I bought in 2016 and played precisely once. It probably says a lot about my relationship … Continue reading

August 22, 2020 · 12 Comments

Warhammer Quest 1994 Wizard

25 years is long enough to count as a neglected model, right? This wizard is neglected no more, as I have finally painted him up: I had a lot of … Continue reading

October 19, 2019 · 4 Comments

Blackstone Fortress complete

A boxed set painted within a year of purchase is an oddity for me, as my unpainted Blood Bowl and Warhammer Quest sets from 2016 can attest. Blackstone Fortress has … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · 10 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: Taddeus

Someone has to be last, and for my Blackstone Fortress box, the lucky last model is Taddeus the Purifier The images I took of him on the board hexes didn’t … Continue reading

July 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

Blackstone Fortress: the Kroot

The penultimate figure in my Blackstone Fortress set is now complete. Behold the Kroot: This figure also marks my first use of Games Workshop’s new line of contrast paints. I … Continue reading

July 7, 2019 · 2 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: the hunt for pudding

You may or may not have guessed from the title, but the two Ratlings, Rein and Raus, are now painted: Unlike the other heroes, these two come as a pair, … Continue reading

June 30, 2019 · 8 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: the rogue trader

The hero of the cover art, Janus Draik, has now been completed I considered being experimental and painting him as per the box art, entirely in shades of blue. In … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · 6 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: the Navigator

The latest adventurer I’ve painted is the navigator, whose name escapes me. This model was fund to paint, with his purple robes and golden armour. He’s more dressed for ceremony … Continue reading

June 8, 2019 · 2 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: the chaos marines

The chaos space marines are some of the more fearsome foes of Blackstone Fortress. When it came to paint them I knew I wanted them to stand out somehow. I … Continue reading

May 18, 2019 · 10 Comments

Blackstone Fortress: the beastmen

I’ve completed four new models for the Blackstone Fortress set, this time it was the turn of the beastmen Chaos beastmen have been absent from Warhammer 40,000 for some time … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · 4 Comments