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

Seb McKinnon’s latest Kickstarter

Coming just before his Secret Lair is shipped, Seb McKinnon has returned to Kickstarter for another playmat and print sale. One thing that has held true across his Kickstarter projects … Continue reading

February 21, 2021

Rebecca Guay’s latest Kickstarter

Rebecca Guay was a much-loved Magic artist especially in the game’s early years. She’s been commissioned very few times recently, although that hasn’t stopped her art career from moving from … Continue reading

November 16, 2020

John Avon playmats back on Kickstarter

Beloved Magic artist John Avon is back on Kickstarter with a second project to put his card art on playmats. This one is looking good, and looks like being even … Continue reading

October 19, 2019 · 2 Comments

John Avon playmats on Kickstarter

John Avon’s full frame lands from Unhinged are some of the most sought-after cards in Magic, at least when it comes to basic lands. The artists has now set up … Continue reading

September 24, 2017