191: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You with James Larsen-Scott
James Larsen-Scott is a 20-year-old magic player from Tasmania, Australia who has been playing Magic for 8 years. He is constantly trying to learn and improve his game and recently obtained his first Grand Prix top 8 at GP Brisbane 2017.
Zendikar / Khans of Tarkir
Learning the difference between the Limited formats.
Magic Breakthrough Moment
When James got his first draft 3-0 and when he got his first Grand Prix day 2.
Worst Magic Moment
James went to a PPTQ and lost 3 win-and-ins because he took a deck he didn’t know.
Proudest Magic Moment
First Grand Prix Top 8.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Knowing your role is an allegory for life. Sometimes you need to push hard and make things happen. Other times, you need to sit back, see what happens and react.
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
He can do it if he puts his mind to it.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Players don’t know why they are playing a card. You should know why every card is in your deck.
Tournament Day Tips
Bring tokens, pen, and paper. It’s huge to have friends there to talk to between rounds.
Losing focusing in a game.
Beginner Limited Advice
Watch tons of Magic Videos.
Don’t be intimidated when playing big name players.
Connect With James Larsen-Scott
James can be found in the MTG Pro Tutor Facebook group.
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