I love the retarded conclusions people jump to based on one sentence, well done and yes I'll take that hug <3
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I love the retarded conclusions people jump to based on one sentence, well done and yes I'll take that hug <3
Babble? it's Overwatch mate, people turn in to watch overwatch not be spammed with mothers day stuff and incase you're not aware, it wasn't mothers day in the UK at least, we celebrate mothers day well before Americans and I celebrate it then, I don't expect to celebrate it when I tune in to watch a game but hey, whatever floats your boat.
Think they went a bit overboard with the mothers day shit tbh, fuck sake.
Goats > mothers day overload > goats > mothers day overload. At least give me some ads instead of all this nonsense.
Watching OWL and asking for some variety, aye nae bother mate.
I get what you're saying but sometimes in life we bite off more than we can chew and be stubborn instead of admitting it's too much for us, if this is the real reason then I respect that because it's not easy to do that really so I'm all for people, whether it's staff or players to just accept it's not right for them at this time and step back.
What I'm not a fan of is this "blaze a trail for other LGBT women to follow me in this space" I mean, I'm all for women getting involved in anything and will always encourage it but are we breaking it down to sexual preferences now or what? saying blaze a trail for women is fine but why be specific and say LGBT women? does she only want LGBT women to follow her into e-sports or something?
Maybe I'm reading too much into it but wasn't a fan of that statement.
Why is that? you convinced if OW was better supported outside the OWL players would still move on? I mean he's hardly moving to a better supported game really, people hyped Apex up but I'm not seeing it yet so he might be back.
I agree with what you're saying, it is good to have analsys do what they do best but there's only so much they can talk about in a meta like this, it is something you can shorten here and there and sure breaks are good but not after every round, again you can get rid of these useless breaks and add a 5 minute one after 2 maps, give the players a real break etc.
Anyway, we're going round in circles, let's see if this makes a difference if not I'm curious to see what they do next.
Lol complaining? I barely get a chance to watch it being from the EU but seriously man, they have themselves said the matches are taking longer than expected so what does common sense tell you? to cut back on whatever happens outside the match.
Can you get rid of ads? no, can you get rid of breaks? no, can you get rid of analysts? no, can you reduce the time all 3 take to make the matches run quicker and on time? yes.
Now please tell me how that is complaining, they themselves have acklowedged the problem and I'm here talking about the solution, isn't that what these websites are for, or am I only supposed to come here and be a sheep like the rest of you and agree with everyone else or I'm complaining?
since you haven't brought any additional value to this thread. >
Ok now it's your turn.
but it's not significant enough to explain just how over time they were.>
What is the answer then? since I've not brought any value to this thread do it for me and explain why the matches are running longer than they would like and how they can fix it, please.
I also mentioned the breaks, if you add up the ads and breaks for each match then it is significant, this is again putting 1+1 and getting 2.
I'm well aware ads are a big part of life nowadays but there are better ways to manage them, do you watch tv shows and get an ad every 5 minutes? no, it's every 15 minutes or so, why can't they pump out 2 minutes of ads BEFORE the match begins, then have another 30 seconds between maps?
Between ads, breaks and all the talking people do, it's no wonder the matches are running on a lot longer than they would like, I mean it's common sense to me really, considering every match is a goatfest you hardly need analysts talking about it for ages do you?
Ads, breaks and long talks from analysts and what are you rewarded with, goats vs goatd 99% of the time? I mean give people ads if the content is worth it but don't tell me all the downtime the OWL has is worth it when it's infested with goats.
Matches will now be scheduled for longer time blocks in response to matches repeatedly running over the scheduled time slot.>
Maybe because of this? you CAN run ads, just not after every single round of gameplay, as I said before you can run ads just make sure its better executed so matches don't run over the time slots, it makes sense right?
It's not complaining, it's putting 1+1 and getting 2.
Not everything free is infested with long ads and breaks in between each map, I mean they have even said the matches are running too long so what does that tell you? you can have ads before the match, have a 5 min break after 2 maps for more ads then some between that match and the next, you don't need them after every map, sometimes even after every round.
Free or not, there's a limit.
Are you implying people with the Contenders pass don't get ads?
Matches will now be scheduled for longer time blocks in response to matches repeatedly running over the scheduled time slot. The new time slots are visible on the Stage 2 schedule.>
Or just stop having ads and breaks all the fucking time, then again Americans like everything to drag on forever.
See this is the problem, people take something then label it with pointless shit, I mean I have no idea what MeeToo or Timesup have to do with this yet you mentioned it anyway, I said you can barely get away with blinking twice in general meaning no matter what you do, thanks to social media you are fucked regardless and you twisted that into this bullshit?
Nobody mentioned solicitation via entrapment because the guy got charged with hiring a prostitute, an offence so small nobody really gives a fuck about it and that exactly is what I commented on and said I hope he doesn't get punished for THAT offence yet again you post more bullshit about other stuff nobody mentioned nor anything he got arrested for just to push this pro female nonsense you seem to have going on.
Don't talk about the sex trade here as it's completely irellevant since he hasn't been charged with it, talk about the actual facts we have which is him using a prostitute and stop adding bollocks to the story just to make women seem the victim here.
I didn't need to think twice, I comment on fact not fiction maybe try doing the same, read what people post instead of twisting it to suit your own agenda, whatever the fuck that is.
I still think this law is a fucking disgrace and shouldn't exist so I hope the guy isn't punished for it but being rich and in the spotlight no doubt he will be, it's 2019 after all you can barely get away with blinking twice without causing outrage.
Correct me if I'm wrong but didn't the 2018 pass come with all the skins? granted it was 30 USD but surely they could've added a 30 USD option that included the skins for the 2019 season? I barely play OW and can't watch much of OWL but still would've bought it for the skins yet not we get 200 tokens which means we can buy 2 skins out of a possible 1200 or some shit.
"Under the new Contenders ruleset, teams may not have anymore than three players from outside their region"
Does this apply to the actual match squad or just the roster as a whole? stupid question indeed but surely if it applies to the match squad having 3 New Yorkers playing with 3 South Koreans makes absolutely zero fucking sense, but hey this is OWL after all.
Well that's the case even for NA, flying from one side of the US to the other for one game? I mean the whole concept is a bit shit to be fair, what would've worked well was having a whole fixture list at each cities home that way it's essentially a tour where the OWL will be all over the world which would surely ramp up the popularity of it.
Honestly though I have zero idea how the home and away games work but if it ends up being like "real" sports then it's overkill.
I could think of a few in Europe that deserve a spot based on history of e-sports but it's Europe after all and it doesn't seem like Blizzard like us, in my opinion it will most likely be 4 more NA teams, 2 China and 2 Korean and no doubt Asian players will make up about 95% of those 8 teams.
If the OWL ends up full without Germany and Sweden getting a spot it will be a disgrace, at least Germany anyway.
Don't agree with SA getting a spot, call me ignorant but SA as a whole have provided very little to e-sports and you struggle to think of too many big events taking place in SA and there must be a reason for it.
Never understood the pussy shit about using older patches, these are the best players in the world they should be able to adapt, they get paid enough and have about 8 coaches per team to help, I can't think of another game that uses older patches for ages for whatever reason.
Dropping players for local talent to join a New York based team with a Korean academy and a full Korean team no NA player will ever get into, good luck trying to get "local talent" to join a team like that.
Korean scene? wasn't the Chinese and NA scenes a shit show as well? to be fair even EU had a bunch of 3-0's yet T1w only lost like 1 map the entire season of contenders didn't they?
The strength of depth outside the OWL is pretty dire which blows my mind why Blizzard don't support it even more, who are they going to get to fill more slots in the future? if you kill the scene outside of the OWL and end up with 4 new franchises where are those players coming from?
It's not like you have to pay these contenders guys a ton of money, even just giving them an average monthly pay is enough yet for all the millions flying around that's too much. All Blizzard had to do was follow the e-sport model properly and not try to turn OW into a mad dictatorship but fuck it.
Wants local talent so kicks a Canadian and two Americans and keeps two South Koreans, what in the actual fuck. Surely adding some New Yorkers to the mix of an already NA team would make sense right? honestly the mad obsession everyone in the OWL has with Koreans is shocking.
I only have to spend 5 minutes reading this shit on twitter to come to two conclusions, people need to grow the fuck up and develop thick skin and more importantly, why do people use twitter? it's cancer more often than not and it only takes "xd" to cause an absolute shitstorm.
People saying this will harm females, will it? I've been following e-sports for about 20 years and can't think of a legit female that can compete with men on any level in any sport excluding transgenders (for obvious reasons) yet now this will harm them getting into a sport they've never been into before? lol fuck sake.
Any excuse for the pro-feminist movement to feel sorry for themselves eh.
Indeed and what does OW have, a dictatorship that caters to the rich and ignores everyone else? this is how I'd expect Hitler to run e-sports not a company like Blizzard but hey ho.
Which isn't a good thing is it? it's incredibly naive to focus only on the main league in any sport, after all where are the players coming from to join the OWL? Blizzard are neglecting Overwatch outside the OWL yet will be expanding the league in the future, if everyone has fucked off because of the neglect where are Blizzard and the franchises going to get players from to join new teams?
It's not like they have to pump millions into Contenders and the likes do they? hell they don't even need to have LAN finals if it means players can have a sustainable income to keep them playing OW until the time comes they might end up in the OWL.
Indeed it is but surely if you're forking out $20m for a spot you should pick where it goes right? unless the guy who bought it picked Paris.
Which begs the question, why Paris? I have no clue how these things work but did he bid for a spot and pick Paris or was he always bidding for Paris? would love to know.
Let's be real here, it was always going to be an NA focused league and I have no issues with that but having 4 Chinese teams and only 1 Korean and 2 European is scandalous, it's a kick in the teeth for EU and KR who are being shit on because the regions they come from don't seem to have people willing to pump millions into a slot, this league is essentially about who has the biggest wallet and less so about who deserves it more or will bring more to the table.
China couldn't bag a win in the entire first season so the solution is to add 3 more Chinese teams, I mean what the actual fuck. Korea deserve more spots by far but whatever.
OW isn't even that big in China is it? I mean I saw a Chinese guy posting about the rumours and saying OW is basically behind another 4 games in terms of popularity, is the Chinese OW scene that big then or is this just a massive gamble to help it get bigger?
The travelling was always going to be a massive issue and the main reason I was always expecting OWL to fail, there's a reason it's never been done before and there's a reason every single sport in every single country hasn't done the same, it's an absolute clusterfuck waiting to happen having people bouncing from NA to China to play some OW and then what, to Paris and maybe to Melbourne in the future? interesting to see how this will pan out.
Not surprised but at the same time not looking good for Europeans, a lot of good European players getting dropped and no sign of a new EU slot for OWL, the future looks Asian.
I'll be honest my knowledge of OWL is nill but find it hard to believe a flex from the worst team in the league without a single match win is the best option for an all-star team, surely there had to be far better flex's out there? or was it more gender related....
I'll be shocked if there isn't another Korean city considering there are two Chinese ones now and surely they need to add at least one more European team even if it's most likely going to be full of Koreans it doesn't matter.
I've always felt Germany was the main hub for e-sports in Europe even if they didn't always produce the quality that Scandinavia did etc so Berlin would be fitting, not sure the OWL would really consider a city in Sweden to be big enough for what they are trying to achieve but who knows, they deserve one.
You should've just made it "who let the dogs out?" and made everyone click the article to know it was the Bazooka Puppiez, need to throw in some clickbait now and again :P
I genuinely hope they can put together a team of the best NA players possible, they can't possibly do any worse than Shanghai can they and why wouldn't Americans love the fact they can cheer on a complete American OWL side?
Obviously it won't happen because of money but still, would be cool.
The money is in America but it only gets brought in from the Asians and Europeans, if you made an OWL league consisting entirely of NA teams and players then did the same for EU and Asia I'm 100% certain the two latter leagues would be much better and more popular. My point is, know where the money comes from but don't shit on the people that bring that money in, that's to Blizzard.
That makes sense trying to follow NFL if that's what they are trying to do but it's not, Blizzard are trying to make a worldwide NFL which is always the main thing I've never seen working, imagine travelling from London to Australia or from Australia to the farthest place in NA for one match?
If they just made it like an NFL where it exclusively happened in NA but with worldwide brands and players then sure it will work but all this travelling will fuck these players up.
Just what the league needed, but look on the bright side most of the players won't be American :P
I guess it's fair we get 1 European slot for every 10 NA/Asia slots eh.
As big as China is I think it's a bit of a disgrace to bring in another China team when the first went 0-40 for the first season when other countries deserve a spot more than that but maybe they have ambitions of going 0-80 next season with two teams.
4 of the best are already attached to OWL teams, isn't winz half playing Quake? nobody is saying there isn't enough quality but that's not how OWL works, do you honestly expect the Berlin spot if it ever happens to have any German players?
100% agree, problem is the best all France lineup is Eagles and I can't see them being able to compete with the OWL boys so unless they plan on bringing in the best French players currently in the OWL and mixing them with Eagles etc I can't see it happening, that will cost a lot of money to buy people like Soon, AKM and Unkoe etc but who knows, I hope it does happen though.
That's not how this league works, how many British folk do you see in London Spitfire? Americans playing for New York? I'll be surprised if there's any Chinese left on Shanghai after that shit show of a season and be surprised if the 2nd team is full of them as well.
Blizzard are a bit retarded when it comes to times, they have a European LAN final for the wow 3v3 arena season taking place in Poland this weekend and the starting time for both days is 18:00 CET, now I have no idea who the fuck starts a LAN so late but the matches will run into almost midnight local time which is crazy.
How many LAN events did he attend and choke at?
Isn't the entire point of this system to make it a collective effort of an entire nation of OW players not 1 player using 15 accounts? imagine you had an entire OWL roster doing that for their respective nations that's basically 168 fake players being counted towards the total isn't it? then if every OWL team did that you'd have thousands of fake players contributing to the nations SR.
If that sounds fine to you then fair enough but to me it's cheating.
To be brutally honest I don't think he's enjoyed OW since the very beginning unless him being kicked out of every team he's been in has nothing to do with that which I doubt, the guy was clearly talented yet mustv'e been toxic as fuck to the point nobody wanted to play with him but here he is blaming the game, guess it was the shields and shit that got him kicked from every team.
Exactly, cheating countries out of a WC spot is fine yet boosting Richards account to a higher rank is a crime in the community, gets you suspended and fined? fuck right off.
Hardest carry? isn't this straight up cheating? I mean I fail to see how this can be applauded yet account boosting is considered a crime.
I'm guessing he didn't block you because you hit the "sweet spot" but more because you're the type of social media cancer nobody can be arsed with but I'm sure getting blocked made you fully erect so keep doing it.
Click on the link to see a cute little hamster in the game and then scroll down to see people going crazy that it wasn't a black woman instead then realizing why I don't look at social media, fml.
I'll be honest, it's tempting me to fire OW up I mean, who doesn't want to go on a spree as a hamster?
Anyone who disagrees with the vast majority is a villain.
Do agree from a European perspective though, sure we can watch the vods later but that's not the same, I've watched a ton of football over my years yet never watched a replay of a football match, watching something live is completely different and it's not possible for us to do really, maybe one match if you're lucky but if you work early mornings and need sleep you're fucked.
Where's the success? I mean I've not watched it because I fell out of love for OW between the scene "dying" and the OWL league starting but success isn't measured by viewers especially when you are essentially tricking people into viewing the league, remember when CS:GO had betting and the viewership numbers went crazy then died a fair bit when betting was banned?
It's easy to say OWL is a success when it has say 80k views yet when you are giving people free shit for being there it's not a fair reflection, I'm not a Twitch streamer but if I made a big song and dance about me starting a new stream where I gave away a ton of free shit I'm pretty sure my stream would be a success, but then what happens when I stop? if these figures are hard figures without folk taking advantage of free shit then fair enough but come on, did you not watch the EA Fifa 18 competition that gave away free shit for FUT where the chat was literally 18 thousand people spamming the giveway command?
Has it been a success financially? I mean it's easy to put on a league and have good viewers yet considering OWL is the most expensive league in the history of e-sports has it been a success? have all these big billionaire fellas made money from the first season? have they been blown away watching the same teams play each other umpteen timesI very much doubt it, so where's the success?
Has the OWL been any more special than say the APEX seasons? was it a lot better to watch than any OWL LAN before it? don't be so naive to judge the success of a season after 1 season where it's common for shit to go downhill rather than improve a great deal, unless Blizzard can keep coming out with free stuff to get people into the stream I'll be shocked if those numbers don't drop.
APEX had everything you've listed yet how many millions did that cost? let's see the success it has when there's more teams and people are flying around the other end of the world to play a bo3 of overwatch then flying back the way they came, how many miles will teams have to fly from the US to AUS for a game of OW?
I never really questioned where OWL would be a success but more the way it all came about, when you pump that much money into something it's hard to see how it won't work to some extent but OW outside of OWL is struggling to stay alive, when they announce an extra 4 teams or so for season 2 do you honestly expect 48 players to step into these 4 teams and be able to compete with the rest of the top OWL teams?
The gap is massive, the gap in the OWL was massive for Mayhem and the Dragons yet it's going to be even bigger in season 2 because the strength and depth isn't there to make a league this big with this many players. How many of these Contender teams do you expect to roll into OWL and compete with the top dogs?
In CS he was semi-decent because he had Anders beside him, Anders was the calm voice with the knowledge and Semmler was the hype, problem is he started to think he had the knowledge so talked more and joked around more as well, his role was always to hype and that's it yet he wanted more and now he's a bit shit.
But he's better than ZP apparently so who knows.