Series: Playing Pauper

Highlighting the Pauper format where only Commons are allowed.

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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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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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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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Playing Pauper: Mono-Black Land Destruction (Pauper, Magic Online)

Dec 05 // by SaffronOlive

Is blowing up all of the opponent's lands—perhaps starting on Turn 1—a legitimate 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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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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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?

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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!

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Playing Pauper: GB Morbid

Jul 20 // by SaffronOlive

Can GB Morbid Jund 'em out in Pauper and maybe take down some Delvers along the way?

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Playing Pauper: Defender Combo

Jul 06 // by SaffronOlive

Is comboing off with a bunch of walls a legitimate plan in Pauper? Let's find out!

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Playing Pauper: One-Land Spy

Jun 01 // by SaffronOlive

Can a one-land combo deck actually work in Pauper? Let's find out!

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Playing Pauper: Ponza

May 12 // by SaffronOlive

Can Ponza port from Modern to Pauper?

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Playing Pauper: Zubera Storm

Mar 30 // by SaffronOlive

Is it really possible to storm off with Zubera in Pauper? We're going to find out on today's Against the Odds-esque Playing Pauper!

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Playing Pauper: Mono-White Heroic

Feb 21 // by SaffronOlive

Mono-White Heroic is the new hotness in Pauper, but just how competitive is the deck? Let's find out!

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Playing Pauper: Sultai Land Destruction

Feb 07 // by SaffronOlive

Playing Pauper is back! Let's start our exploration of the format by blowing up our opponent's lands!

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Playing Pauper: Burning Bush

Apr 05 // by Jake Stiles

Jake utilizes the power of the new Burning-Tree Emissary in a new take on the classic Red Aggro deck

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