Episode 5! This week, we talk about the week's player news, including the Chengdu Hunters fining YangXiaoLong for inappropriate comments on stream, Sleepy being traded to the Washington Justice, and the reemergence of Daco with the Atlanta Reign. We also talk about Atlanta's roller coaster of a week, beating NYXL while losing to the Guangzhou Charge. We raise some F's in the Chat for the Houston Outlaws' rough showing this week and look forward to the weekend's festivities at the first ever Homestand Weekend! We wrap up by recapping our favorite bits of team trash talk, including some particularly "bizarre" examples!
In Episode 5, Ramses and Lobosco discuss the Chengdu Hunters’ recent fine of player YangXiaoLong following inappropriate comments made on his stream, as well as the recent trade of San Francisco Shock flex support Sleepy to the Washington Justice. They break down what this move means for the Justice, and the potential identity growth on the team’s horizon.
Next, the hosts cover the Atlanta Reign’s roller coaster of a week, which featured a 3 – 1 victory over NYXL and a 1 – 3 loss to the Guangzhou Charge. How did Atlanta get such an impressive win, only to fall short immediately after? They discuss the reemergence of the team’s flex tank Daco and the incredible impact that Dogman has on the Reign’s playstyle. The hosts also raise some F’s in the chat for the Houston Outlaws’ poor recent performance, and speculate on potential roster changes.
Lastly, Ramses and Lobosco cover the upcoming Homestand Weekend for Dallas Fuel, and what the event means for the team, Overwatch League, and future OWL seasons. The boys wrap up by discussing the recent banter and trash talk between OWL teams and include their favorite examples (including some more “bizarre” entries.)
Julian is an Overwatch podcaster and host of Push the Point. He's an avid fan of Disney movies, Star Wars, and losing SR points. You can typically find him watching/playing Overwatch, or watching Jojo's Bizarre Adventure.
LoBosco is an esports broadcaster who has wandered his way over to podcasting. As if casting every chance he can wasn't enough, now he wants to talk about Overwatch League as much as he casts. You can hear him with Ramses on Push the Point.
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