Scent of a Gamer

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

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

Magic finance 102: price drivers

  Prices for individual Magic cards rise and fall over time, creating opportunities for profit – or loss. Here we’ll look at the important drivers of price. Demand for cards … Continue reading

December 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

Ixalan art review

  The world Ixalan is a world of dinosaurs and pirates. I know you’re sold already, but Ixalan is also a world of lost lands, hidden cities, and vampiric conquistadors. … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

More details emerge on Magic the Gathering Arena

Since the reveal of Magic: the Gathering at HasCon earlier this month, I have been keeping a lazy eye on any other details to emerge. I’ve made a list below. … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

Your new chase cards for Magic: the Gathering

Back in 2004, the Unhinged set was released for Magic: the Gathering. Most of the cards in this set were silver-bordered, meaning not legal for tournament play. ┬áThese cards were … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

Magic: the Gathering Arena revealed

The logo for Magic: the Gathering Arena was revealed a while back. Other than the fact that is was electronic, nothing else was known about the product. From the demonstration … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Magic Bracket

A little over a year ago, some clever person notice that the number of unique Magic: the Gathering cards meant there was an almost perfect amount for a bracket competition. … Continue reading

August 12, 2017 · 1 Comment