This is Inside The Magic Studio with your host Robert Martin, the interview podcast with the best in Magic: The Gathering. My guest this episode is Luis Scott-Vargas.
0:45 – 1:12 - You had a unique opportunity at the World Championship to work in the booth the entire weekend on coverage. First of all, when did they approach you to do this?
1:12 – 1:25 - What was it like to work with Wizards of the Coast on coverage?
1:25 – 1:44 - Can you talk about some of the highlights for you in the booth?
1:44 – 2:00 - Was it difficult to be in the booth as a player considering the magnitude of the event?
2:00 – 2:31 - Would like do an event like this again?
2:31 – 3:37 - What could you do to help Team CFB at the World Championship?
3:37 – 4:10 - How hard it is for you to call a match with one Team CFB member playing in it?
4:10 – 4:40 - How much did you enjoy the feedback from the World Championship?
4:40 – 5:04 - What did you do with coverage after a day of work?
5:04 – 5:21 - What was the key to your success in the booth?
5:21 – 5:44 - Your thoughts on Grand Prix Oakland being CFB's first Grand Prix?
5:44 – 6:42 - What was your experience like working with Marshall Sutcliffe in the booth?
6:42 – 7:21 - Let's talk about being part of 2013 Hall of Fame class, being at the World Championship and hearing the news. What were your first thoughts on being in?
7:21 – 7:55 - When you first started playing competitive Magic, did you see yourself where you are now?
7:55 – 8:52 - You are joined by fellow CFB teammate and semifinalist at the World Championship Ben Stark. Your thoughts on Ben and his career in Magic?
8:52 – 9:32 - The other member of the class of 2013 is William Jensen. Your thoughts on him and the fact that he's back playing competitively again?
9:32 – 10:05 - Why has Team CFB been so successful?
10:05 – 11:58 - Talk a little bit about Josh Utter-Layton
11:58 – 12:26 - Josh is known for his deck tuning. How much has he helped the team?
12:26 – 13:00 - When we see photos of the team testing, you always seem to be on the computer. Why?
13:00 – 13:38 - How has life changed for you since you moved to Colorado?
13:38 – 14:06 - I have to ask what it's like to work (Patrick) Chapin and Conley (Woods).
14:06 – 14:18 - Do you talk a lot Magic at work?
14:18 – 14:48 - Do you miss doing Magic TV and Top 8 lists?
14:48 – 16:00 - Are you going to change your schedule of events now that you're a Hall of Famer?
16:00 – 17:11 - What decisions go into choosing to go a Grand Prix?
17:11 – 18:00 - Reaching the pinnacle of Magic, what is your motivation to keep playing?
18:00 – 18:35 - With Paulo (Vitor Damo da Rosa)'s limited Magic schedule, how does it affect his play?
18:35 – 19:42 - Normal players can't prepare for a Pro Tour like that?
19:42 – 20:35 – How much does time played mean to a pro player?
20:35 – 21:21 - How much does your friendship with Paul Cheon mean to you?
21:21 – 22:42 - Paul made Top 8 of Grand Prix Denver in his last event. If Paul comes back to US, what that would mean to Magic?
22:42 – To End - What was biggest part of your development as a player?
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