Scent of a Gamer

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

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

Longevity

I hit a milestone recently: I’ve been running a Magic: the Gathering league for 10 years now. Also, 10 years ago, the stonecutter father of a regular player made us … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · 2 Comments

Ravnica Allegiance art review

Ravnica Allegience showcases the shifting allegiances in Ravnica, guilds are changing their stance and this is causing strife not only between guilds but also within guilds. Overall this leads to … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · 2 Comments

Magic’s new competitive scene

Wizards of the Coast chose an eSports convention to make an announcement about Magic’s organized play system. This choice of event should have been prescient but many were still surprised … Continue reading

December 16, 2018 · 4 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

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