Scent of a Gamer

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

Grim dark Magic

Warhammer 40,000 is getting its own Magic: the Gathering expansion. Even the announcement article on Warhammer Community felt the need to add “yes, really” to the title. It’s an incongruous … Continue reading

March 2, 2021 · 5 Comments

Commander Legends revealed

As well as the Games Workshop previews I talked about yesterday, a new supplemental set for magic was announced this week-end. Due to time differences, I was tucked up in … Continue reading

August 25, 2020 · 3 Comments

A Commander deckbuilding infographic

Quarantine has gotten a lot of people bored. Fortunately, bored creative people tend to create things. So here someone has put together an infographic to help people build their Commander … Continue reading

April 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

Secret Lair 4 announced

Another month, another Secret Lair announcement seems to be the pattern. The 4th Secret Lair set is being released on 8 March to coincide with International Women’s Day. This release … Continue reading

February 27, 2020 · 1 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

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

Rebecca Guay returns to Magic

It has been a long time since new art from Rebecca Guay featured in a Magic: the Gathering set. If you check out Rebecca’s web presence you’ll see that this … Continue reading

October 29, 2016

PAX AUS 2013 Magic: the Gathering Panel

I was fortunate enough to get in to the Magic panel held on day 2 of PAX AUS. After turning up 40 minutes early for opening I walked straight to … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 1 Comment