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Michael Maxwell

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Living in Preston whilst studying for a PhD in astrophysics, I spend most of my time reading/writing/thinking about Magic instead of doing any actual work. I regularly attend PTQs in the north/midlands as well as Nationals. Although I enjoy drafting as much as anyone, constructed is my speciality.

Fact not Fiction – Commander 101 by Michael Maxwell

Commander is awesome! This is a bit of a change of pace from my usual constructed based articles, I hope you enjoy it.

Fact not Fiction: Hot or Not – New Phyrexia Edition by...

I'm going to take a look at cards from New Phyrexia which I think are either Hot or Not.

Fact not Fiction: Qualifying for Nationals – a Steel Sabotage by...

9 of us made the trip over from Preston, and although the car I was in made it in plenty of time the others barely made it due to a situation involving a sheep, the M60 ring road, traffic police, and 5 bullets...

Fact not Fiction – A Standard Primer by Michael Maxwell

With Extended season almost over and Nationals Qualifiers just around the corner, I take a look at the top decks in Standard right now - and how to beat them.

Fact not Fiction – The Winners and Losers from Pro Tour...

The first Pro Tour of the season is in the books, and here I'm going to take a look at 5 cards which you can expect to see a lot of in the coming weeks, and 5 cards that perhaps didn't perform to expectations.

Taking a trip to Paris – The art of mulliganing by...

In this article we will explore the important questions we should all be asking ourselves when looking at our opening hand and I will try to address some of the common scenarios you'll face when mulliganing.

Who was the best Player of the Year ever? Part 2...

In this part we will see if anyone can beat this ratio, and we can also compare ratios from earlier seasons to more recent seasons to see if there is a noticeable shift in the ratio needed to become Player of the Year.

Who was the best Player of the Year ever? Part 1...

Who was the best Player of the Year ever? I take a look at the numbers behind each years PoY race and determine the best, and worst, Player of the Year over the last 7 seasons.

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