Scent of a Gamer

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

Magic 2019 art review

Core sets are returning to Magic: the Gathering. A few years ago, they were discontinued on the basis that they weren’t “exciting” enough, and replaced with two two-set blocks each … Continue reading

July 14, 2018 · 6 Comments

2018 SDCC Planeswalkers by Terese Nielsen

For the last few years, Wizards of the Coast has released a special set of five planeswalker cards at San Diego Comic Con. Initially available only at the convention, the … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

MtG artists: Brandon Kitkouski

Brandon Kitkouski has illustrated over 30 Magic cards, most notably in the original Ravnica block and for the Lorwyn and Shadowmoor sets. His illustrations have been reprinted several times since … Continue reading

June 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

MtG artists: Craig J Spearing

Craig J Spearing has illustrated almost 50 Magic cards over the last few years. Of all the art he has produced, it’s probably a certain token that is most well-known. … Continue reading

June 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Battlebond art review

Battlebond is the latest non-Standard legal expansion set for Magic: the Gathering. The set is focused around a style of play called Two-Headed Giant, where two teams of two players … Continue reading

June 2, 2018 · 3 Comments

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

MtG artists: Wesley Burt

Wesley Burt has quietly illustrated over 50 Magic cards in recent years. He illustrated all the recent ‘oath’ cards featuring planeswalker joining the Gatewatch. He has also illustrated quite a … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · 6 Comments