Scent of a Gamer

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

Dominaria art review

The Dominaria set heralds a return to Magic’s past. In spite of being a setting where the planeswalker protagonists can go to any plane at will, most of Magic’s early … Continue reading

April 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

MtG artists: Christine Choi

Christine Choi’s art first featured on Magic: the Gathering cards during the Return to Revnica block. Since then most sets have featured at least one or two of her illustrations. … Continue reading

March 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Masters 25 art review

Masters 25 is Magic: the Gathering’s latest all-reprint set. This one comes with (by my count) 41 cards where the art is either new, or new to physical cards, having … Continue reading

March 3, 2018 · 5 Comments

ArtStation stop: Piotr Foksowicz

I enjoy dark fantasy art, and my most recent ArtStation discovery in that area is Pio Foks, or Piotr Foksowicz to uses his proper name. His gallery is a feast … Continue reading

February 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

ArtStation stop: Dima Zasimovich

Dima Zasimovich has a wide range of work viewable through ArtStation. Many of the works there are single undead figures, but other subjects and landscapes are on display too. Here … Continue reading

February 10, 2018 · 2 Comments