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Call in show about League of Legends Esports hosted by Travis Gafford, Mark Zimmerman, and sometimes Kelby May.

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Call in show about League of Legends Esports hosted by Travis Gafford, Mark Zimmerman, and sometimes Kelby May.

    Pr0lly Provides Analysis: Is C9 as strong as they look? | Hotline League 110

    Pr0lly Provides Analysis: Is C9 as strong as they look? | Hotline League 110

    00:00:00 Intro: Pr0lly returns to HLL 00:14:50 Travis talks CLG 00:21:23 Jinn says Monday Night League sucks! Friday would be better. 00:37:36 Ghosthan thinks EG is the least coordinated team in the LCS, has some suggestions 00:57:57 rico suave wants to talk about how the LCS has no clear top 2nd or 3rd team, and the region is weak. 01:06:40 MaximusAries 's take: Golden Guardians will make semi finals this split because of Closer's jungling. 01:18:53 Pre Never Stops 's take: How TSM is playing/drafting is a good sign for the future, despite their 0-2 week. 01:29:48 Quoz 's take: NA Orgs don't understand what leadership is! 01:44:58 RagetheMudkip predicts C9 won't win Spring split. 01:55:55 MarkZ and Travis make a bet :) 01:59:39 Dbrown15 asks: Is Nisqy the most replaceable player in C9? 02:09:29 Outro

    • 2 hrs 10 min
    TL Steve Steals the Show: is Liquid on fire? | Hotline League 109

    TL Steve Steals the Show: is Liquid on fire? | Hotline League 109

    00:00:00 Intro 00:11:42 D0P3ST's take: TL will come back by the end of the split, and the early struggles are actually good for growth. 00:26:40 NotThisTime's take: Even once Broxah arrives, TL won't be able to contest 1st place this split. 00:38:45 Spicy quote: Steve on C9's strong start  00:40:15 Alienware! Giveaway details~ 00:42:50 kon wants to talk with Steve about the owners' input on the playoff structure changes/double-elimination. 01:01:12 cheesepeople's take: DIG is the most likely team to have the next major fan base, over 100T and FlyQuest. 01:19:36 FULLMETAL337 thinks 100T has the second best chance to win spring split after C9. 01:33:16 caseyclarke wants to talk TL's training mentality and whether they are less prepared for LCS than other teams. 01:39:41 Dylan thinks teams like CLG and GGs are exactly what NA has been missing, and will elevate NA as a region. 01:46:15 Outro

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Chris "Commish" Greeley grants insight on inner workings of LCS | Hotline League 108

    Chris "Commish" Greeley grants insight on inner workings of LCS | Hotline League 108

    00:00:00 Intro - the Commish addresses streaming during Academy/LCS 00:14:28 Darwking suggests with the introduction of Monday Night League, that Super Weeks make a comeback.  00:27:12 Sheap thinks CLG is a dying org, chalked up to poor roster moves over the last few seasons. 00:39:28 Boshjanski notes that TSM has shown huge improvements from week 1 to 2. 00:46:30 Alienware break! New Alienware Arcade @ LCS 00:50:00 Praedor thinks C9, DIG and FLY's success is not because they're good, but because LCS is weak. 00:56:00 Guy says co-streaming is great! 01:10:02 Maki inquires about the state of the Team Pass for LCS? 01:16:47 TomShoe's take this week: Now that Zven is having a career split on C9, can we say TSM is the problem? 01:28:23 TubbieKustard asks Commish: will there ever be salary caps, Rookie contracts, Veteran minimums, trade deadlines, etc. 01:38:20 ModestChandelure says numbers (team budgets, player salaries, etc.) should be made public. 01:48:43 Brakthir wonders what Greeley's thoughts are on the idea of Spring Split being useless. 02:02:00 Steve of TL gives an update on visa situation.  02:04:12 Outro

    • 2 hrs 5 min
    Spring begins! New format, who's starting strong, whose branding works? | Hotline League 107

    Spring begins! New format, who's starting strong, whose branding works? | Hotline League 107

    00:00:00 Intro  00:10:12 TomShoe thinks the Academy Rush format is ok... but could definitely use improvements.  00:25:24 TheOGCush feels like Senna has been overprioritized and underwhelming in NA this week. 00:34:12 Cheesecake GG is convinced that FlyQuest and DIG will fight for third 00:49:10 we love alienware 00:50:08 volume didn't think the 61-minute TSM/IMT game was THAT awful 00:58:02 kon calls to discuss viewership, demographics, advertising (... Bud Light) 01:08:59 Watkins thinks that DIG Academy (imports/ex-pros) is good for the NA talent pool. 01:18:28 Jade calls to talk about FlyQuest's "go green" branding campaign (but also C9 to win summer) 01:31:11 (...just trust me) 01:35:25 Ezmac calls to talk about the draft and first games of 100T 01:44:00 Ovilee hops in! And Nicole LaPointe Jameson, CEO of EG... 01:45:27 ... right as Sheap calls to discuss EG's unsteady branding/public image.  01:56:45 Outro

    • 1 hr 57 min
    EG's Kim Dynasty Declares: Who's the smartest team in the LCS? | Hotline League 106

    EG's Kim Dynasty Declares: Who's the smartest team in the LCS? | Hotline League 106

    00:00:00 Intro 00:07:42 ElSuperPerson's hot take: TSM's new roster is gonna flop 00:19:45 Paddy thinks DIG finishes 10th in Spring for sure, and TL will win Summer (also Spring if not for visa issues) 00:36:25 StickmanAlv predicts FlyQuest will be the 10th spot in Spring 00:45:50 A L I E N W A R E 00:50:50 ((technical difficulties)) 00:55:15 Greg Kim, LCS Director at EG, joins HLL 00:59:55 GDNerd is disappointed with LCS promotional/hype content. 01:19:20 ParadoxTheOnly says CLG will be a top 3 team and a challenger for the LCS title in Spring. 01:30:22 IIQuantumRanger 100T should be considered the favorite for 3rd in LCS 01:45:15 tannkkkk EG takes 3rd in summer to make Worlds 01:56:45 Kelby infiltrates HLL to interrogate Greg about EG: what's missing? 02:10:40 Outro

    • 2 hrs 14 min
    Raz Returns to NA, Who has the best branding, Does the Academy format work? | Hotline League 105

    Raz Returns to NA, Who has the best branding, Does the Academy format work? | Hotline League 105

    00:00:00 Intro: Mark's bedsheets, Raz's return to NA, Hotline Lore/The new cinematic 00:28:44 Rico Suave thinks LCS Academy teams should have a limit on veteran AND import players per team. 00:45:43 VentusOfficial believes EG has the best branding in LCS..... ever?! 01:06:14 Alienware break 01:09:00 Fomentum is confident in TSM Dardoch and TL Broxah. 01:23:15 Pippiopi wants to discuss Riot's decision to remove the Championship Point system in LCS 2020. 01:43:35 sweetgums says the LCS could benefit from a point-based system similar to Formula1, where LCS and Academy are rewarded points based on wins to incentivize investing in Academy talent. 01:52:00 Outro

    • 1 hr 55 min

Customer Reviews

pohlish006 ,

League of legends talk show

I love this grassroots talk show. The format is very unique and no one else is doing this call-in style. I appreciate the hour-two hour long format, particularly for a podcast since I can listen while driving. Mark-Z does his best to get interesting topics (though admittedly the topics are often just some uneducated bloke’s opinion on how good a player of team is, which has no bearing on anything) and Travis is excellent at fostering conversation and gets great guests to keep the show fresh and interesting. Keep up the excellent work!

Tzuyu very much ,

Loving it

Love that i can have this as a podcast, and love the content itself. Memetastic and engaging as always. Get Monte and/or DoA on the show! It’d be cool to bridge the two audiences.

AerialKing ,

Boom

Travis is hot

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