Deck of the Week: Izzet Blitz

Lauren Mulligan Pauper

Last Tuesday, my friend Jess sent me a text asking if I wanted to attend Mox Boarding House’s Rags to Riches tournament with her on Saturday. It was her first time attending a Competitive REL event, and even though I had never played Pauper before, I decided to give it a shot. Knowing next to nothing about the format, I …

Deck of the Week: Pauper Goblins

Ahren Gauthier Pauper

Twenty cards were “downshifted” in rarity to Common with the release of Masters 25. A lot of digital ink and has (and will) be spilled discussing them all, but for our purposes today, I really want to hit the Goblins…er, highlights. First, an honorable mention that isn’t a shift but a very important reprint: Ash Barrens. The lack of true …

Deck of the Week: Pauper Elves

Hallie Santo Pauper

Thanks to all who tuned in to coverage of our two Legacy 1K tournaments last weekend! We’ll still have plenty of Legacy content coming up as GP Seattle approaches, but for now, we’re going to pivot slightly toward Pauper, in anticipation of our upcoming Rags to Riches tournament this weekend. Incidentally, today’s Deck of the Week covers an archetype that’s …

Deck of the Week: Pauper Tron

Hallie Santo Pauper

Welcome to Deck of the Week: a new feature here on the Card Kingdom Blog! Every Friday, we’ll post a Constructed decklist that should be on your radar for the weekend, whether you’re looking for something fun to sleeve up for Friday Night Magic or fine-tuning your sideboard for a PPTQ or Grand Prix. This weekend, our friend The Professor …

An Intro to Pauper

Adam Klesh Pauper

One of the marquee Magic events at our retail store, Mox Boarding House, is something we like to call Rags to Riches. It’s a Pauper tournament, and the Top 8 players take home Modern and Legacy staples. Rags to Riches has been quite successful, bringing players to our store who wouldn’t play in a competitive event otherwise. But even if …