February 9th Pauper Challenge Breakdown

How do you discuss a boulder? Do you talk about its exterior? Its composition? How much of this depends on where you encounter the mass? Are you intimately familiar with the surroundings or is this boulder entirely new? What is your perspective? Are you experiencing this boulder as a passing moment in time – racingContinue reading “February 9th Pauper Challenge Breakdown”

January 19th Pauper Challenge Breakdown

Theros Beyond Death is here and with it a new season! January 19th marked the first Pauper Challenge where the new set was legal. Still, Pauper is a non-rotating format and the inertia was on full display in Sunday’s six round affair. Let’s start at the top: Flicker Tron won the first challenge of theContinue reading “January 19th Pauper Challenge Breakdown”

Sunday January 12th Wrap

Sunday, January 12th was a big day in the world of Magic Online Pauper. The final Challenge of the Throne of Eldraine season took place almost concurrently with the Pauper Champs, the latter of which qualified the winner for the Magic Online Championship Series and a shot at the Players Tour. While Flicker Tron didContinue reading “Sunday January 12th Wrap”

December 15th Pauper Challenge Breakdown

The year is winding down and Theros Beyond Death spoilers have started appear. But there is still Magic to be played in 2019. The December 15th Pauper Challenge may go down as the event that got me to change my tune about Tron. It is not that the deck underperformed but rather the metagame, finally,Continue reading “December 15th Pauper Challenge Breakdown”

December 1st Pauper Playoff

The final Pauper Playoff for 2019 took place on December 1st and Elves won the day. C_is_fore_cookie is a master of the archetype and went through Izzet Faeries, Azorius Familairs, and Flicker Tron on their way to the winner’s circle. There are some notable omissions in this list – Nettle Sentinel for one – asContinue reading “December 1st Pauper Playoff”