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Richard Starkweather II

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Name: Richard Starkweather II
Date registered: May 28, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Pauper’s Pit – Theros Set Review – Blue — October 3, 2013
  2. Pauper’s Pit – Theros Set Review – White — October 2, 2013
  3. A Pauper Brew – Vampires — September 24, 2013
  4. Pauper’s Pit – Bringing the Beatdown — June 4, 2013
  5. EDH Ten Guild Challenge – A Primer — May 31, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Pauper’s Pit – An Intro and Decklist — 4 comments
  2. Pauper’s Pit – Theros Set Review – Blue — 3 comments
  3. A Pauper Brew – Vampires — 1 comment
  4. EDH Ten Guild Challenge – A Primer — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Oct 03 2013

Pauper’s Pit – Theros Set Review – Blue

Welcome to Pauper’s Pit!

Today we’re going to cover all the blue commons in Theros.  Again, ratings will be from 1 to 5, with 1 being “bad card is bad” to 5 being “this is the greatest common ever”.

– 2.0

Another reprint of a card that’s been around since Urza’s Saga, with all …

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Oct 02 2013

Pauper’s Pit – Theros Set Review – White

Welcome to Pauper’s Pit!

I’m your host, Rick Starkweather.  Today, I’m going to start something I’ve never done before: A complete set review.  My take on the usefulness of the entire set, color by color.  Well, all the commons.  It is Pauper’s Pit, after all.  All of this will be on a five point scale …

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Sep 24 2013

A Pauper Brew – Vampires

Welcome to Pauper’s Pit.  I’m writing this without a safety net, folks, except for a spell check, so pardon my insanity while I brew you up a tribal pauper brew.  This is going to be a thought by thought approach on how I build a theme deck.

If you’ve all been wondering what has happened …

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Jun 04 2013

Pauper’s Pit – Bringing the Beatdown

Salutations!

Welcome to Pauper’s Pit. Today, we’re going to head our way around the metagame clock to The Beatdown. Today’s deck is going to focus on being aggressive.

I’d like to start with the basic premise that, with a beat down deck, you’re usually talking about large green creatures or lots of small white creatures. If …

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May 31 2013

EDH Ten Guild Challenge – A Primer

Greetings and salutations and welcome to the Ten Guild Challenge.  This column will be dedicated to, what is, in my opinion, the best casual format in Magic today: EDH / Commander.  Today I’m going to outline my take on EDH.  From what makes this format fun for me to different formats and the fundamentals of …

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May 29 2013

Pauper’s Pit – An Intro and Decklist

Welcome to Pauper’s Pit!  This column is going to dedicated to my continuing search for what can be the most accessible format for new and returning players.  Just getting started and want something (relatively) inexpensive to build that’s fun for casual?  Pauper. Have boxes and boxes of old commons laying around?  Pauper.  Have friends that …

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