Scent of a Gamer

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

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

Magic Arena starting decks reviewed

When you start playing Magic Arena, you will soon have 15 decks to choose from, or mix together to make your own decks. But what to do? What decks are … Continue reading

October 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

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

Challenge met

The Challenger decks release last week-end and the early signs are that this is a great new product. In the past, Wizards have been coy about adding actual good cards … Continue reading

April 14, 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

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