Series: Playing Pauper

Highlighting the Pauper format where only Commons are allowed.

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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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Playing Pauper: Blue Stompy

Mar 15 // by Jake Stiles

Jake pilots an aggressive blue deck with evasive creatures, including Elusive Spellfist

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Playing Pauper: Abzan Existence

Mar 01 // by Jake Stiles

Jake pilots a graveyard-based toolbox deck based around the card Tortured Existence

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Playing Pauper: Golgari Aristocrats

Feb 15 // by Jake Stiles

Jake uses cheap recurring creatures and sacrifice outlets to trigger Morbid in this Aristocrats-style decklist

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Playing Pauper: Puzzle Pieces

Feb 01 // by Jake Stiles

Jake features an Izzet control build that can win with Minotaur tokens or by milling out the opponent

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Playing Pauper: Dimir Handlock

Jan 18 // by Jake Stiles

Jake pilots an exceptionally controlling Dimir deck that can stop opponents from ever casting spells

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Playing Pauper Playoff: Metalcraft vs Landfall

Jan 04 // by Jake Stiles

Check out this special edition of Playing Pauper in which we have an exhibition match against Pauper Fox

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