Scent of a Gamer

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

Once upon a Wednesday #3: selling Magic cards

In 2014 I posted some straightforward advice aimed at anyone looking to sell of their collection of Magic: the Gathering cards. It became one of the more popular posts of … Continue reading

March 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Fetchlands are back

Wizards’ latest Secret Lair announcement is different to those we have seen so far: Yes, the Fetchlands are back, in their own very large box, and each card comes in … Continue reading

March 14, 2020 · 6 Comments

Modern Horizons announced

Speculation has been rife that Wizards of the Coast would release some kind of ‘straight to Modern’ set. Since the Modern format was set up there has only been one … Continue reading

March 2, 2019 · 3 Comments

Ultimate Masters revealed for MtG

Earlier this week Wizards of the Coast revealed the latest (and last for a while) Masters set. Called Ultimate Masters, this set aims to bring a lot of beloved cards … Continue reading

November 10, 2018 · 3 Comments

Reservations about the Reserved List

Right now the Reserved List is a dead weight on the game of Magic: the Gathering. I don’t believe it should be discarded, but it could be changed to become … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Magic finance 103: Standard

In 101 I talked about the basics, and in 102 I looked at price drivers in an holistic way. Magic’s formats are diverse, and it’s worth looking at the more … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · 3 Comments