Scent of a Gamer

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

Arta Monday: Mountain

This mountain art was done for Magic: the Gathering by Karl Kopinski. The trio of figures included in the art suggests a story about to be told.

October 25, 2021

Size matters: a review of The Big Kopinski

What compels the visual artist to draw? Editions Caurette have a new art book: the Big Kopinski. This book is mainly a collection of sketches from artist Karl Kopinski, and … Continue reading

February 16, 2019

Mountains of Magic: the Gathering

From crumbling rocks, to imposing peaks, to the tallest city spires, mountains in Magic have taken on many forms. I’m sharing a few of my favourites with you here: by … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Clan leaders of Tarkir

The five clans of Tarkir each have their own charismatic leader who embodies the ideals and ethos of that clan. Each is represented by a card in the game to … Continue reading

October 4, 2014

Khans of Tarkir art review

The new Khans of Tarkir set takes us to a place ruled by clan warlords and riven by constant strife. It’s the homeworld of one Sarkhan Vol, and a place … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

MtG Artists: Karl Kopinski

Buyers of UK-made historical miniatures and of some of Games Workshop’s older boxed miniatures will know Karl Kopinski from his awesome box art. His gritty style is well-suited to grim … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · 3 Comments