Scent of a Gamer

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

Explore MtG art: Chris Rahn

Chris Rahn started illustrating for Magic: the Gathering with the 2008 Shards of Alara set. He has since gone on to become one of the game’s most popular current illustrators. … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · 3 Comments

Seb McKinnon’s Kickstarter challenge

Popular Magic artist Seb McKinnon has launched his third Kickstarter, this one with a challenging ultimate goal of $1,000,000. This is an amount needed to fund a film he would … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Old World, new map

While the initial Old World preview said the release was a couple of years away, it looks like Games Workshop is determined to show us progress between now and then. … Continue reading

February 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

Explore MtG art: John Avon

John Avon is without doubt one of the most well-known and well-loved of Magic’s artists. He has been illustrating cards for over 20 years and has produced many fan favourites … Continue reading

February 9, 2020 · 3 Comments

Theros: Beyond death art review

The latest Magic: the Gathering set takes us back to the land of Theros, to pick up from the aftermath of of our original visit. Elspeth, having solved the sun … Continue reading

January 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Explore MtG art: Greg Staples

Welcome to the first in a new art series, exploring the Magic art of individual artists. First up is UK artist Greg Staples, who has illustrated well over 200 cards … Continue reading

January 12, 2020 · 6 Comments

2019 Magic art review

2019 was a good year for Magic art, driven mainly by the fairy-tale themed Throne of Eldraine set. Other sets provided their visual gems too, as we shall see. Card … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · 2 Comments