Scent of a Gamer

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

Seb McKinnon’s secret lair

I’ve been somewhat ambivalent about the Secret Lair series from Wizards of the Coast. Overall I think it’s a good idea but the execution has been lacking. For the upcoming … Continue reading

November 28, 2020 · 3 Comments

Magic’s exclusionary exclusives

When Wizards of the Coast launched their secret lair series last year, I didn’t take much notice. Sure the company was now effectively selling singles to players, but this didn’t … Continue reading

October 1, 2020 · 4 Comments

Fetchlands are back

Wizards’ latest Secret Lair announcement is different to those we have seen so far: Yes, the Fetchlands are back, in their own very large box, and each card comes in … Continue reading

March 14, 2020 · 6 Comments

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

Secret Lair of the gods

The third Secret Lair release (in as many months!) has been revealed. The contents are the 15 gods from the original Theros block, divided across 5 boxed sets. Each set … Continue reading

February 16, 2020 · 2 Comments

Magic’s next Secret Lair: rats

Via Polygon, Magic has announced its next Secret lair tie-in will be a single set themed around the Year of the Rat. This set comes with 8 cards for $40 … Continue reading

January 18, 2020