Scent of a Gamer

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

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

MtG artists: Jason Rainville

Jason Rainville’s first cards appeared in 2014, and since then he has illustrated over 50 cards. What follows are some of my favourites. Heir of Falkenrath This is one of … Continue reading

September 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

MtG artists: Josu Hernaiz

Josu Hernaiz hails from Chile and has been illustrating Magic cards for a few years now. He has produced a clutch of great card illustrations. Ishra Shidiqi, the Usurper This … Continue reading

September 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Commander 2018 art review

The Commander sets are an annual release and so far have not been tied to one setting in particular. Sometimes we see overarching themes, but usually these are from the … Continue reading

August 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

MtG artists: Nils Hamm (second look)

Nils Hamm was among the first Magic artists I profiled in this series, all the way back in 2013, the first year of this blog. Definitely time for an update! … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

MtG artists: Rob Alexander (second look)

My series of Magic: the Gathering articles continues. As it’s been going on for a few years now, some artists have new favourite cards (in my eyes, anyway) or I’ve … Continue reading

July 28, 2018 · Leave a comment