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Around the Watch: the Overwatch esports and industry podcast hosted by CaptainPlanet, Harsha, and Pesto_Enthusisast. Guest spots from pros, managers, and more

Around the Watch Hosted by CaptainPlanet, Harsha, and Pesto_Enthusiast

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Around the Watch: the Overwatch esports and industry podcast hosted by CaptainPlanet, Harsha, and Pesto_Enthusisast. Guest spots from pros, managers, and more

    Around the Watch Forum 4: "The OWWC Qualifiers Midpoint Episode"

    Around the Watch Forum 4: "The OWWC Qualifiers Midpoint Episode"

    Volamel, Dream, Maid (Kanga coach), Kate (OW DC GM), Noukky (Hurricane manager), Tridd (OW Contenders EU caster), Harsha, and Pesto discuss the Overwatch League offseason moves, the Overwatch World Cup qualifiers, and more.

    • 3 hr 2 min
    Episode 41 - "We get 20 texts a day from Danteh asking like 'How do I brush my teeth?'"

    Episode 41 - "We get 20 texts a day from Danteh asking like 'How do I brush my teeth?'"

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    **00:00:00** Welcome, Coaches of SF Shock!

    **00:02:00** How did Brad, LegitRC, and Harsha land at SF Shock?

    **00:14:00** Discussing how Brad built the SF Shock roster

    **00:26:00** Who is Shock's leader besides DhaK?

    **00:28:30** What has Shock been doing to bond as a team?

    **00:32:30** Does Sinatraa's salary being public add pressure to Shock to perform?

    **00:33:30** What is the daily routine for Shock's coaching staff?

    **00:37:30** Discussing (what we can) about the player summit

    **00:40:00** What Overwatch stat would each person create to help them do their jobs?

    **00:51:30** What will will Super and Sinatraa be doing while they wait to turn 18?

    **00:58:45** What team will surprise people?

    **01:01:00** Discussing Contenders and scrim partners

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    **01:05:30** Listener questions

    **01:06:00** Will Blizzard talk to OWL pros when they're doing balance changes?

    **01:07:15** Who will Shock's starting 6 be?

    **01:08:15** What are the SF player jersey numbers?

    **01:12:15** Has anyone met any of the NRG celebrities yet?

    **01:14:15** What can you bring to the Blizzard arena?

    **01:15:30** Did the roster change significantly during tryouts?

    **01:18:00** What kinds of things does CaptainPlanet want to do with stats in the OWL?

    **01:20:00** Are OWL teams allowed to drop players?

    **01:21:30** Brad's thoughts on player bans and path back to professional play

    **01:23:30** Will we have multi-year contracts in the future for OWL?

    **01:25:00** Tell us about the Mexico situation

    **01:26:30** Is the EU scene dead again?

    **01:29:00** What is the narrative for SF Shock this season?

    **01:35:30** Who does Shock want to beat most?

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Episode 40 - "I really want to play against Houston to settle community rankings debates"

    Episode 40 - "I really want to play against Houston to settle community rankings debates"

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    **00:00:30** Welcome Scott Tester aka Bearhands!

    **00:01:45** Bearhands' responsibilities when he was at Blizzard

    **00:05:45** How did Bearhands join Excelsior?

    **00:11:30** How did Excelsior decide to bring on Luxurywatch Blue?

    **00:14:45** Bearhands on South American teams

    **00:17:00** Discussing the make-up of Excelsior's lineup

    **00:19:20** What has LW Blue been doing in the gap between dropping out of Apex Season 4 and OWL's start?

    **00:21:20** What is Bearhands' day to day as GM?

    **00:25:00** Who does NYXL want to play against most in OWL?

    **00:28:30** Discussing NYXL branding and OWL branding in general

    **00:40:30** Discussing the NYXL visa process

    **00:47:00** Discussing NYXL's contenders team

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    **00:54:00** Listener questions

    **00:54:30** Thoughts on locally organized fan meetups and events in NY?

    **00:56:30** Discussing the NYXL's website design

    **00:57:00** Will NYXL branch out into other esports?

    **00:57:30** Will NYXL sell >XL size t shirts?

    **00:58:00** Will the players of NYXL be streaming regularly?

    **00:59:30** Who is an underrated OWL player on another team that people are sleeping on?

    **01:03:00** Have NYXL players begun to learn english?

    **01:06:00** What will NYXL do with the contenders players they sign?

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 39 - "The Dallas Fuel roster is essentially meta-proof"

    Episode 39 - "The Dallas Fuel roster is essentially meta-proof"

    **NOTE: We lost the Q&A section on this week's podcast...technical difficulties T_T sorry everyone!!!

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    **00:00:30** Welcome, Custa!

    **00:01:15** What's been keeping Custa busy?

    **00:02:15** Custa's path to Overwatch

    **00:03:15** The death of Fnatic

    **00:07:15** Custa's transition to OWL

    **00:11:30** The benefit of supports learning more than just Lucio or flex

    **00:15:00** How were Dallas Fuel tryouts structured?

    **00:17:00** The balance of Dallas Fuel's emotional state

    **00:19:45** The Dallas living arrangements for OWL

    **00:21:30** The new styles Dallas is capable with the new lineup

    **00:23:15** Moira discussion

    **00:34:15** Discussing BlizzardWorld

    **00:35:30** Discussing Fuel's in-state rivals, the Outlaws

    **00:39:00** Who will Fuel practice against?

    **00:45:00** Who is your Korean rival?

    **00:46:00** Discussing the World Cup

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    • 57 min
    Around the Watch Forum Episode 3: "Flameless podcast everyone"

    Around the Watch Forum Episode 3: "Flameless podcast everyone"

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    • 2 hr 59 min
    Episode 38 - "We're hardcore casters, so we squeeze lemons directly into our eyes to wake up"

    Episode 38 - "We're hardcore casters, so we squeeze lemons directly into our eyes to wake up"

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    **00:00:20** Welcome special guests, Jamerson and Jason Kaplan!

    **00:01:30** Talking about the accomodations provided by Banana Culture for the event

    **00:08:30** Discussing the venue

    **00:13:00** Discussing the hometown audience

    **00:19:00** What's up with the Tier 2 regional breakdown (Tier 2 KR > Tier 2 CN > Tier 2 NA)

    **00:23:00** Mercy's effect on the matches and the teams who received byes (GC Busan, Runaway, etc)

    **00:28:00** Who will give the bye teams the most trouble?

    **00:30:00** Ressurect value theorycrafting

    **00:39:00** Do the Mercy changes affect the viewing experience of the game?

    **00:43:30** Junkertown strategy, what works on what points?

    **00:48:00** King's Row, the comeback map?

    **00:51:15** Why did Mercy replace Lucio and not Zenyatta?

    **00:59:00** Listener Questions

    **01:00:45** Do we want to see more international competition?

    **01:2:45** Will Runaway and GC Busan stay in Apex or get picked up for OWL?

    **01:13:00** Discussing China's ability to adapt or fear or adaptation

    **01:17:00** Discussing the South American scene

    **01:18:00** Do we think an open circuit will help improve infrastruction/path to pro?

    **01:25:15** What do we want to see from the Overwatch team at BlizzCon?

    **01:30:30** What do we want to change about Mercy, and are we getting closer to a well-balanced game?

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    • 1 hr 39 min

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Really Enjoy The Show

Always a fun time with entertaining banter. The intro is the best in the business.

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Great podcast!

I love overwatch esports and this show really enhances my understand and enjoyment of the scene.

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Great show!

Down to earth guys and really interesting interviews with people in the Overwatch pro-scene. I look forward to it every week

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