Scent of a Gamer

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

Aleksi Briclot playmats

Aleksi Briclot illustrated the first planeswalker cards for Magic: the Gathering, and the characters and the card type have gone on to become central to the game. The artist now … Continue reading

March 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

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

SDCC Planeswalkers are definitely walkers

Each year for the past few years, Wizards of the Coast have released a special promotional set of planeswalkers during an Diego Comic Con (SDCC). This year, they have excelled … Continue reading

July 23, 2016

MtG artists: Aleksi Briclot

Magic: the Gathering was released in 1993. The game’s first planeswalker cards were released as a group of five in the 2007 set Lorwyn. Since then planeswalkers have become the … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Christmas Surprise from Wizards of the Coast

There is a Kiora Atua planeswalker card and it will be part of the next set! Here it is: For those not in the know, Kiora was featured in the … Continue reading

December 25, 2013