Scent of a Gamer

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

MtG artists: Johann Bodin

Johann Bodin’s art first appeared back in the original Zendikar block, with a single card in the Worldwake set. Since then, Johann has illustrated dozens of cards across many different … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

More details emerge on Magic the Gathering Arena

Since the reveal of Magic: the Gathering at HasCon earlier this month, I have been keeping a lazy eye on any other details to emerge. I’ve made a list below. … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

Magic: the Gathering Arena revealed

The logo for Magic: the Gathering Arena was revealed a while back. Other than the fact that is was electronic, nothing else was known about the product. From the demonstration … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Magic Bracket

A little over a year ago, some clever person notice that the number of unique Magic: the Gathering cards meant there was an almost perfect amount for a bracket competition. … Continue reading

August 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Hour of Devastation art review

Hour of Devastation is Magic’s latest set, and finishes the story begun in Amonkhet as well as bringing an intriguing twist to the overarching gatewatch storyline. The people of Amonkhet … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

The art of Nils Hamm

Magicmansam has been producing a series of YouTube videos covering Magic artists. His latest video is his best one yet in terms of production values. It’s also my favourite since … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · 5 Comments

Full art basic lands return to Magic

Really, full-frame art should be the standard for a basic lands. The half art lands do a comparatively poor job of showing off the landscapes we are playing in. However, it’s … Continue reading

February 25, 2017 · 4 Comments