Scent of a Gamer

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

MtG artists: Anna Steinbauer

Anna Steinbauer started illustrating magic cards in the 2015 Magic origins set, and since then has produced many more illustrations for the game. Here are five of my favourites: This … Continue reading

December 29, 2018 · 4 Comments

MtG artists: Bastien L. Deharme

Bastien Deharme’s work first appeared in the Magic Origins set and his illustrations have appeared regularly since then. He is fast becoming my favourite Magic arts, and I’ll share some … Continue reading

December 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ultimate Masters art review

The latest reprint set from Wizards of the Coast has attract attention for its pricing model of ‘even-more-premium-than-usual’ but there’s some great new art in this set too. Card illustrations … Continue reading

November 24, 2018 · 3 Comments

MtG artists: Titus Lunter

Having illustrated many cards since his 2014, Titus Lunter is probably best known for his many land arts. However his art cover more than just landscapes, here are five of … Continue reading

October 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Commander playmats on Kickstarter

Commander is the most popular single casual format for Magic: the Gathering. In this format, players choose a single legendary creature from the game as their Commander. Decks are then … Continue reading

October 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

MtG artists: Viktor Titov

Viktor Titov has been illustrating cards since the Khans of Tarkir block, making him a relative newcomer to the game. Still over this time he has produced many striking cards, … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Guilds of Ravnica art review

Magic’s latest set is released this week, and is the first of three sets which all take place in the popular setting of Ravnica. Ravnica is essentially one enormous city, … Continue reading

October 6, 2018 · 2 Comments