Scent of a Gamer

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

Draft of a gamer: salvage operation

Between work and study it has been a while since I have been able to draft at my local store. With Magic Online’s latest shenanigans jacking up the cost of … Continue reading

August 30, 2015

Brazil and the White Walkers: a Civ V story

In service of emergent narrative, I have played a few interesting games of Civ V recently. In this game, I played as Brazil and explored no further than South America … Continue reading

August 30, 2015

MtG artists: Jung Park

Jung Park is a well-known and highly-regarded concept artist, so it was a real treat to see him producing finished card art for Magic the Gathering. Behind the scenes he … Continue reading

August 29, 2015

2015 P3 Grandmaster winners

Privateer Press run an annual painting contest, named for their P3 range of paints. You don’t have to use their paints to enter but the entries need to be Privateer … Continue reading

August 29, 2015

Being an independent artist

Peter Mohrbacher has published an informative overview of what it means to be an independent artist. Peter doesn’t mince his words, and also doesn’t include anything superfluous. If you are … Continue reading

August 23, 2015

Painting fantasy acrylic art with Jeff Miracola

Artist Jeff Miracola has an interesting Kickstarter going for a series of tutorials for painting fantasy art using acrylics. This is a great opportunity for any budding visuals artists to … Continue reading

August 23, 2015

Draft of a Gamer: something from nothing

This was a frustrating draft for the draft potion, but in the games I pleasantly surprised myself. My deck was the opposite of what I’d like a Magic Origins draft … Continue reading

August 22, 2015