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Pauper; Going Infinite?

Sep 30 // by John Moyer

Is grinding pauper worthwhile?

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Instant Deck Tech: The Perfect Storm (Pauper)

Aug 21 // by SaffronOlive

Wizards banned basically all of the cards with the storm mechanic in Pauper years ago, but they recently allowed one back into the format. Can Pauper players find a way to turn the lifegain of Weather the Storm into a Grapeshot-like finish?

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Instant Deck Tech: I've Got the Knack (Pauper)

Aug 14 // by SaffronOlive

How do you go all infinite in a format that only allows commons? With Banishing Knack of course!

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Playing Pauper: Four-Color Mono-Black Pestilence (Pauper, Magic Online)

Jul 26 // by SaffronOlive

How far can Arcum's Astrolabe take a manabase in Pauper? Is it enough to play four colors of spells with only black lands? Let's see!

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Instant Deck Tech: Four-Color Mono-Black Pestilence (Pauper)

Jul 17 // by SaffronOlive

Arcum's Astrolabe has changed the face of Pauper since it's printing in Modern Horizons, but is it good enough to allow a mono-colored manabase to play four colors of spells?


Massive Changes to Pauper!

Jul 02 // by John Moyer

The General is back to discuss the new pauper changes.


Pauper Tech: Elves

Jun 19 // by John Moyer

Explaining and exploring pauper elves.

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Modern Horizons: Top 10 Pauper Cards

Jun 12 // by SaffronOlive

Armchair joins Seth to discuss the top 10 Modern Horizons cards for the Pauper format!

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Playing Pauper: Dimir Rat Lock (Pauper, Magic Online)

Apr 17 // by SaffronOlive

How often can we lock our opponent out of drawing cards with Chittering Rats, Archaeomancer, and Ghostly Flicker in Pauper? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Dimir Rat Lock (Pauper)

Mar 27 // by SaffronOlive

What's better than a Chittering Rats disrupting your opponent's hands and draws? A Chittering Rats every turn of course!


Pauper Primer: Control

Feb 28 // by John Moyer

ArmchairGeneral (John Moyer) gives an introduction to the pauper metagame, specifically control decks.

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Sorry We... Don't Know What Pauper Means

Jan 30 // by caliban

Pauper's going to be a real competitive Magic format. Great! What exactly is Pauper? No one seems to know...

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Playing Pauper: Dreadmaw Stompy (Pauper, Magic Online)

Jan 09 // by SaffronOlive

Is it finally time for the meme card Colossal Dreadmaw to shine in constructed?

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Instant Deck Tech: Dreadmaw Stompy (Pauper)

Jan 01 // by SaffronOlive

It seems like Wizards reprints Colossal Dreadmaw ever set. Is it finally time for the card to break out in constructed?

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Instant Deck Tech: Persistocrats (Pauper)

Dec 27 // by SaffronOlive

Are there enough self-sacrifice synergies to make an aristocrats-style deck work in Pauper? On Fishbowl Thursday there are!

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Instant Deck Tech: Infinite Priest (Pauper)

Dec 19 // by SaffronOlive

Can the addition Tethmos High Priest to the format make a new infinite combo deck in Pauper?

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Instant Deck Tech: Simic Longbow (Pauper)

Dec 12 // by SaffronOlive

Is turning a Deadly Recluse or Ambush Viper into a repeatable removal machine with the help of Viridian Longbow a legit plan in Pauper?

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Playing Pauper: Life (Pauper, Magic Online)

Nov 28 // by SaffronOlive

Is gaining infinite life a legitimate plan in Pauper? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mono-Black Land Destruction (Pauper)

Nov 21 // by SaffronOlive

What's better than winning in Pauper? Winning while blowing up all of your opponent's lands!

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Instant Deck Tech: GR Slivers (Pauper)

Oct 31 // by SaffronOlive

Can having not one, but two common lords makes Slivers competitive in Pauper? Let's discuss!

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Playing Pauper: UB Delve-r

Sep 28 // by SaffronOlive

What happens if you go all-in on Delver of Secrets and cheap delve threats in Pauper?

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Instant Deck Tech: Jeskai Prowess Tokens (Pauper)

Sep 26 // by SaffronOlive

Can a weird pile of graveyard synergies, prowess and tokens find success in Pauper?

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Deep Tracks: Urza Tron

Sep 19 // by John Messner

Deep Tracks returns with Mudslide Combo, Hoogland's Legacy Tron, Pauper Intimations, and a Q&A with Modern Tron master Anneliese Faustino!

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Instant Deck Tech: Banished Petals (Pauper)

Sep 13 // by SaffronOlive

Can Mirran Spy be an infinite combo engine in Pauper with the help of some zero mana artifacts?

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Playing Pauper: Midnight Gond Combo

Sep 07 // by SaffronOlive

Is going infinite with Presence of Gond, Midnight Guard, and Sprout Swarm a legitimate plan in Pauper?


Pauper Spellbook: Rancor

Sep 05 // by John Messner

Did we really print that at Common rarity!? Indeed. Rancor is an exceptionally powerful Magic card in the realm of Pauper. Let's explore!

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Instant Deck Tech: Midnight Gond Combo (Pauper)

Aug 29 // by SaffronOlive

Infinite creatures, infinite life and infinite Pauper?


Pauper Spellbook: Lightning Bolt

Aug 22 // by John Messner

Lightning Bolt is one of the most iconic and powerful Magic cards of all time. But how does this classic Burn spell fair in the realm of Pauper? Let's explore!

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Playing Pauper: Eldrazi Reanimator

Aug 17 // by SaffronOlive

Is reanimating Ulamog's Crusher on turn two a legitimate Pauper plan? Let's find out!


Pauper Spellbook: Prophetic Prism

Aug 15 // by John Messner

There's mana to be fixed, cards to be drawn, and Atogs to be fed in this edition of Pauper Spellbook!

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