Inside The Scene

Inside The Scene

The show that explores the professional side of esports and the stories, challenges and topics that go alongside them. We talk to those with accomplished careers and find out how some turned passion into more than just a hobby.

The Unexpected Career From Making StarCraft Guides: Monk

Monk was a contributor and guide writer for Team Liquid StarCraft when he decided to take the leap to full-time esports. He was looking for something to make him happier than his finance job but what he found was an unexpected ride that lead him to figure out something about himself.

JaKaTak’s Hidden Costs Going Fulltime StarCraft Content

To stay in StarCraf 2 esports, JaKaTak takes a series of opportunities that take him to the other side of the country… multiple times.

The StarCraft Forum Post That Became a Viral Hit – Temp0

In this episode of Inside The Scene, Temp0 tells the story of his viral StarCraft 2 hit When I am Grand Master and tangling with copyright.

The Opportunity that Became a StarCraft Team House – NoRegret

Jake ‘ NoRegret’ Umpleby is a player from Rural Canada, who is presented with the opportunity to create the most successful Foreigner team house in SC2 History.

Getting Paid What You’re worth Doing SC2 Make up – MamaRosa

In this episode, Drekken sits down with Mamarosa from esports makeup and discusses her path from gang violent neighbourhood LA to doing the makeup for Blizzcon, Overwatch League, World Championship of StarCraft and more.

How Axeltoss Decided to Cast StarCraft 2 Fulltime

On this episode Drekken sits down with commentator & host Alex ‘Axeltoss’ Rodriquez and discuss his path from community caster, to the main desk at MLG handling StarCraft 2 and then over to RCLS hosting Rocket league.

How to Promote Your Tournaments & Building a Community /w Nagata Lock II

In this episode of Inside The Scene, Drekken sits down with Commentator and FGC tournament organizer Justin ‘Nagata Lock II’ Baisden to discuss building a community around your esports activities. Justin has been organizing tournaments for over 20 years and we discuss his origin stories and how that lead him to where he is.

How Pro Players Avoid Career Ending Burn Out

On this episode of Inside The Scene, DrekkSama sits down with 3 health experts from esports to discuss how to tackle burnout in competitive gaming.

Being an LGBTQ Pro Player ft Nina

Inside The Scene is back, for a special pride edition. I speak with Nina, a StarCraft 2 Transgender Pro Player & Streamer on her journey as a member of the LGBTQ community and navigating the esports scene.

ITS Nagatalock II Interview Extended

Full Interview with Nagata Lock II