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    Overwatch League Preseason

    Anyone actually watching? Blizzard's weird decision to not stream pre on Twitch means we have no idea how well it's doing. One team already out likely b/c of visa issues, but since they didn't communicate well we can only speculate.

    I'm looking forward to seeing xqc and Seagull tomorrow with Dallas Fuel. Anyone else rooting for a particular team? I'm trying to support this so it gets off the ground, but the arena looked pretty empty for the first set of games. Not a promising start.
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    watched for 10 minutes, realized i hate casual esports and left.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kelimbror View Post
    Anyone else rooting for a particular team?
    Philadelphia Fusion here. Shame they had to pull out of preseason, as I was very much so looking forward to watching them tonight. Oh well. Hope they get their visa issues figured out in time for the regular season.

    Enjoying the other matches already so far.

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    Put “Tab Revolution” on your Chrome browser, put match on full screen, scroll mouse to top, right click tab (which is what extension is for), click cast, choose your chrome cast attached to TV, grab beer, recline and enjoy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotmyo View Post
    watched for 10 minutes, realized i hate casual esports and left.
    Don’t waste your time telling everyone what you hate, nobody else on the planet cares. At all, ever.

    But thanks for the drive by opinion, even though no one cares.

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    I want to know which daycare the host Zoe ripped the curtains out of to make that disaster of a shirt....
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    If you push a button that finds you a 'random group' and it gives you a random group of people with random skill and random knowledge then you have no right to complain that a 'random group' button did what it was designed to do. The fault lies in your inability to make friends to play with instead of relying on a button designed to be random. It is a 'random group' button, not a 'best of the best' button.

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    My ISP had an outage right in the middle of the first map for Korea vs. China, feelsbadman.
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    I think all the preseason games are being played at the Blizzard arena in Burbank so I was gonna try to go see them in person, but it's just too busy of a week unfortunately.

    I enjoy watching pro OW and I'm interested in how League does, but I'm not following it super hard. I have no idea what games have happened so far or who won.
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    Dallas wins their first game, wheeeee. xqc and segaull both played pretty decent. Good games.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeadmanWalking View Post



    Don’t waste your time telling everyone what you hate, nobody else on the planet cares. At all, ever.

    But thanks for the drive by opinion, even though no one cares.
    cared enough to reply lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotmyo View Post
    cared enough to reply lol
    You confused cared with liking to point out to others how nobody cares what they think.

    Good luck finding a mate!
    If you push a button that finds you a 'random group' and it gives you a random group of people with random skill and random knowledge then you have no right to complain that a 'random group' button did what it was designed to do. The fault lies in your inability to make friends to play with instead of relying on a button designed to be random. It is a 'random group' button, not a 'best of the best' button.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeadmanWalking View Post
    You confused cared with liking to point out to others how nobody cares what they think.

    Good luck finding a mate!
    Are you depressed?

    Theres help out there for people like you.

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    Knock if off with the bickering and personal attacks.
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    I'm liking the Houston team, they showed they could play with the Koreans on much better ground than some of the other teams.
    If you push a button that finds you a 'random group' and it gives you a random group of people with random skill and random knowledge then you have no right to complain that a 'random group' button did what it was designed to do. The fault lies in your inability to make friends to play with instead of relying on a button designed to be random. It is a 'random group' button, not a 'best of the best' button.

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    Just caught the last 2 maps of Shanghai-Boston. Have to say, that was a pretty impressive comeback by Boston. I thought they were dead in the water, but they won a huge team fight for a capture point and clawed back in it and prevailed. Then again, Shanghai got blown out in their previous game and Boston lost their first game so maybe neither team is that great and Boston just won the battle of the bads. Who knows!


    I "adopted" Boston as my team since 1) There's no Dutch team and 2) I already follow Boston teams and the (also) Kraft owned New England Patriots very closely. So, go Uprising!

    Not sure just how closely I'll follow the league, but it should be fun to watch every now and then and I'll probably definitely try to catch any post-season action (especially if Boston makes it).

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    IM kind of shocked to see Fuel get rolled so easy by Mayhem.

    I don’t want to hear any more complaining about Widow since she has been key in almost every fight.
    If you push a button that finds you a 'random group' and it gives you a random group of people with random skill and random knowledge then you have no right to complain that a 'random group' button did what it was designed to do. The fault lies in your inability to make friends to play with instead of relying on a button designed to be random. It is a 'random group' button, not a 'best of the best' button.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeadmanWalking View Post
    IM kind of shocked to see Fuel get rolled so easy by Mayhem.

    I don’t want to hear any more complaining about Widow since she has been key in almost every fight.
    huh? Dallas Fuel won their series 3-1.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kelimbror View Post
    huh? Dallas Fuel won their series 3-1.
    I posted that after the first match, the commentators then explained that they basically threw the match because they didn’t want to show their strategy for that map in preseason. They just played a “No strategy” strategy.
    If you push a button that finds you a 'random group' and it gives you a random group of people with random skill and random knowledge then you have no right to complain that a 'random group' button did what it was designed to do. The fault lies in your inability to make friends to play with instead of relying on a button designed to be random. It is a 'random group' button, not a 'best of the best' button.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeadmanWalking View Post
    I posted that after the first match, the commentators then explained that they basically threw the match because they didn’t want to show their strategy for that map in preseason. They just played a “No strategy” strategy.
    Ah, k. Didn't really notice the time compared to the matches because I didn't come back on here until after all the matches were over. I'm actually really excited to see Fuel this season. They look pretty good.
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    Things that I took away from this event was that Widow is the meta now to counter Mercy Meta. Bastion behind a shield on Junkertown is a must have. Tracer is also a must have on any team and nearly any map.

    Attack Widow is > than defence Widow as she has more peek options and def widow has very few choices of positions which everyone knows.
    If you push a button that finds you a 'random group' and it gives you a random group of people with random skill and random knowledge then you have no right to complain that a 'random group' button did what it was designed to do. The fault lies in your inability to make friends to play with instead of relying on a button designed to be random. It is a 'random group' button, not a 'best of the best' button.

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    Blizzard is sorta dropping the ball when it comes to supporting the league on their site. The event looked good, but the first night didn't have the broadcast and there isn't a consolidated news source on the site for the results, commentary, news articles about the players/teams/matches...etc.

    I know this is their first outing, but really they had about a decade of pro sports web presence to study to do it right. Hoping they react swiftly and get some of this stuff. They certainly got enough money from the teams to support it.
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