Scent of a Gamer

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

Iron Harvest on Kickstarter

I’ve long been a fan of Jakub Rozalski’s artwork, and I’m far from the only one. The recent Scythe boardgame was based on his work. Now his art and worldbuilding … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · 4 Comments

MtG artists: Wesley Burt

Wesley Burt has quietly illustrated over 50 Magic cards in recent years. He illustrated all the recent ‘oath’ cards featuring planeswalker joining the Gatewatch. He has also illustrated quite a … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · 6 Comments

Scott M. Fischer on illustrating for Magic: the Gathering

Scott M. Fischer was illustrating Magic cards years before I started playing the game. He’s written an insightful and amusing piece on Muddy Colors talking about the experience. Wherever possible … Continue reading

March 25, 2018 · 3 Comments

Birthday trees!

For my recent birthday (45, since you ask!) I managed to dial back on the models. I think this year’s target of painting as often as possible is going quite … Continue reading

March 25, 2018 · 5 Comments

Fellowship of the Ring update 2

I’ve completed the initial painting of the Fellowship models, and I’ve picked out a scenic base for them: If you don’t recognise the base it’s the one that comes with … Continue reading

March 24, 2018 · 2 Comments

Too soon to tell: A post-NDA review of Magic: the Gathering Arena

Overview I received my beta invitation to Magic: the Gathering Arena (MTGA) in February of 2018 and have been playing on and off since then. With the Non-disclosure agreement (NDA) … Continue reading

March 24, 2018 · 5 Comments

New Van Saar for Necromunda

The new Van Saar models for Necromunda have been revealed, and as a Van Saar boos of old, these have certainly turned my head. Here’s two models up close: Here’s … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 6 Comments