Interview with TormentedbyGnomes
It's finally here! We sit down w/ content creator & former OWL Observer @Tormentedbygnomes, and learn about pre-OWL history, observing OW at the highest level, and how the team has evolved in 3 years!...
This Week’s News
We kick off this week’s show with an in depth coverage of everything going on with the Dallas Fuel. After hearing nothing for weeks, the team has finally released DPS carry Decay, which prompted dramatic responses from both the OWL fan community and EnvyUs management. We go in depth about the faulty execution of the move, the possible underlying reasons for Decay’s departure for the team, and what this means for the rest of the Fuel’s season. This move was followed by more releases including Assistant Coach Tikatee and Head Coach Aero. Ramses and LoBosco speculate on the internal state of the team, and its effect on player buy in and performances. We wrap up with coverage of the release of HarryHook, who was released following a run of mysogonistic statements.
The League at Large
We break down this week’s games through the entire NA bracket for the Countdown Cup Tourney. Despite a lack of upsets, we saw several close matches, including a tight contest between the Fuel and the Justice, and a last second play from Birdring to give the Gladiators victory over the Defiant. We cover the last days of the Genji meta, its impact on team performance, and the wide variety of comps played throughout the weekend. Progressing through the bracket, the hosts analyze each match’s results and pivotal moments, and point out which matches definitely deserve your further review.
The Game at Large
Lastly, we take a brief look at this year’s MVP candidates. This year’s candidates are incredibly varied, featuring many rookies and established names from both of the League’s regions. We give our thoughts on the current voting standings, and preview our potential picks to be announced on next week’s episode.
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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