OWL Recap - An Overwatch League Talk Show

The Overwatch League Recap

A podcast covering the news, matches, and results for the Overwatch League. Join Andres, Mel and Bob as they guide you through the League with summaries, analysis, and interviews!

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The title speaks for itself. I'm gonna miss the scene!

Sep 10

18 min

Life has thrown us a curve ball. Therefore we have to cancel the show for at least the rest of season 3. Hopefully we can return strong in season 4 but no promises.

Jun 11

81 min

This week comes a little late so less talk about games and more about the future. Join @Blazzin_bob, @YiskaOut and @LoBosco as they break down what the rest of the season could bring and possible changes to next season of the Overwatch League.   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Jun 1

106 min

This week @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch talk to special guest @Hexagrams, caster in the Overwatch League, about what it's been like during the global pandemic and how the league has bounced back.  News: OWL roster and contract updates Minimum number reduced from 8 to 7 14-day player contracts Player Changes: Stitch and Jjanu join Washington Justice Slime joins Seoul Dynasty Bazzi and coach yeah leave Hangzou Spark Architect Leaves SF Shock and joins Hangzou Spark Twilight joins SF Shock   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

May 19

105 min

This week @Blazzin_Bob and @iplaigames break down week 14 along with the Vancouver Titans meltdown and many other issues plaguing the Overwatch League. News: Corey pursues career in Valorant Grey retires from OWL Boston sign Punk and Brussen retires Vancouver titans drop roster and sign contenders players OWL addresses low YouTube viewership Discoverability Token drops Dream shares his thoughts on hero pools OWL announces multi-year collaboration with sportrader for integrity services Lonestar Showdown 1v1 matches Echo (Danteh vs. Doha) Roadhog (Spree vs. Note) Widow (Linkzr vs Decay) Ana (Rawkus vs. Crimzo) 3v3 matches Next week 6v6 (first 3 maps Fuel picks- Outlaws pick map 4) OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

May 14

83 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @KelBarttlettOT to talk about week 13 in the Overwatch League and how Echo stole the show. News: Players: Sinattra leaves for Valorant Kellex retires from OW Kruise leaves Paris Eternal and joins Toronto Defiant Fielder joins Paris Eternal (plays match from Korea) Jjanu and head coach Pajion leave Titanss Hero pool updates A message to the OWL fans from John Spector Lonestar Showdown   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

May 5

96 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @Lobosco to talk about week 12 in the Overwatch League. News: Coke Energy Sweepstakes and Instant Win Game You could win 1 of 13 trips to BlizzCon 2020 or 1 of 15,000 Instant Win Game prizes including gift cards, Coke Energy, snacks at Circle K, and more May Tournament First 3 weeks of May- all teams play qualifier matches (3/team in NA & 4/team in Asia) 2 regional tournaments (NA- 5/22-24 & Asia 5/23-24) No hero pools during tournament Higher-seeded teams pick first map Losing team of each map picks next map First to 3 map with until the finals which is first to 4 map wins Hero Bans Week 13 DPS: Widow & McCree SUPPORT: Mercy TANK: Wrecking Ball   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Apr 28

121 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @Edanar83 to talk about week 11 in the Overwatch League.   News: New presenting sponsor: Xfinity Addition of player interviews in week 10 Nevada gaming commission approves gambling on e-sports Hero Bans Week 6: DPS: Tracer & Echo (not OWL) SUPPORT: Moira TANK: Orissa   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Apr 21

114 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @ramses_ow to bask in the glory of Texas this last week in the Overwatch League. News: Paris Eternal and other teams on break until at least May Crunch time prizes Hero pools uniting & Map pools going away (in ranked) Xzi returned to Korea with a neck injury Game Discussion: Discuss varying meta Teams that looked strong vs weak teams Standout players? Anyone that did not impress? Overall strategy? Hero Bans Week 6: DPS: WIDOW & MCCREE SUPPORT: BRIGITTE TANK: REINHARDT   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap        

Apr 14

100 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @Shazear to talk about week 10 of the Overwatch League.   Week 8 general impressions Online differences Number of games Quality of games Desk and casters   News: Lastro and Rascal fined for match chat Blizzard in talks for TV deal for OWL   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap    

Apr 9

77 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob talk about Overwatch League after weeks of game cancelations and the news of online only games for the rest of the season.   Week 8 general impressions Online differences Number of games Quality of games Desk and casters   News: YouTube limits video quality New partner- HyperX   Game Discussion: Discuss varying meta Teams that looked strong vs weak teams Standout players? Anyone that did not impress? Overall strategy? Home crowd impact?   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Apr 1

79 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob talk about the first week of hero bans in the Overwatch League, last weeks matches and look at next weeks matches. Week 5 general impressions Homestand venue Quality of games  News: What the Pros think of hero pools Coaching difficulty Too quick of a turn around Ranked vs. OWL bans 2 matches vs 1 match Axxiom takes leave of absence from Boston for medical procedure   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Mar 10

84 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by special guest @LoBosco to talk about the Outlaws homestand and all that went down. Week 4 general impressions Homestand venue Quality of games  News: Dr DisRespect criticizes OWL Dallas Fuel lowers homestand ticket price Munchkin released from Boston Asia based teams relocate to LA Hero Bans Week 5: -       DPS: McCree and Widow -       SUPPORT: Moira -       TANK: Rein -       Impressions -       Potential metas -       Team impact OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Mar 4

131 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by special guest Freedo, from  @Your Overwatch  (@YourOverwatchYT), to talk about history being made in some absurd Overwatch League matches. News: OWL Games in South Korea Cancelled due to coronavirus Hero pool selection Based on weeks 3 and 4 Heroes with 10% play rate Game Discussion: Discuss varying meta Teams that looked strong vs weak teams Standout players? Anyone that did not impress? Overall strategy? Home crowd impact?   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Feb 25

114 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by special guest @Shazear, Overwatch League Recap producer, to talk about everything that went down in week 2.   News: VP, Jon Spector, discusses possibility of tournament format in future McCree Stats (first 2 weeks)   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Feb 18

99 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob talk about everything that was the season 3 opening week of the Overwatch League. News: Week 1 broadcasting mishaps Inconsistent awkward transitions Initial broadcast quality Confusion on multiple channels broadcasting CRUNCH TIME! Overall thoughts on analyst desk? Soe hosting Reinforce and Custa Guest analyst Casting impressions? New casters Casters doing player interviews   OWL Stats Lab 4 major categories: Players, heroes, matches, and records Top hero picks for Week 1 Tank- Rein, Dva, Orissa Support- Lucio, Ana, Moira, Baptiste DPS- McCree, Mei, Reaper, Symmetra OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Feb 11

90 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob discuss the implications of introducing hero pools to the Overwatch League. News: 5 days until OWL 2020 starts! Chinese homestands cancelled due to Coronavirus Cancelled all Feb. and March Chinese homestands for now Charge and Dragons announced relocation to South Korea for now No word on Hangzhou Spark Chengdu Hunters will stay in China for now Hero pools in OWL Starting March 7 One tank, one support, and two damage heroes unavailable for selection Randomly selected from a group of eligible heroes based on play-rate data from the previous two weeks of Overwatch League matches No hero will be unavailable two weeks in a row Not be used for midseason tournaments, the play-in tournament, playoffs, or Grand Finals Teams will be informed of each week’s Hero Pool approximately one week in advance of matches Overwatch League Patching and Game Updates Whenever the live game receives a new patch, the Overwatch League will begin playing on that patch two weekends later Any mid-patch updates to the game that go into effect during a match weekend will be deployed for Overwatch League matches the following weekend Casting: Reinforce added back to the analyst desk Teams: Mickie moves to content creator for Dallas Fuel OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob).   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Feb 4

68 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by special guest @EdanarOverwatch to talk about all the major changes to The Overwatch League in season 3. News: Overwatch League moving to YouTube for 2020 Coronavirus may disrupt Chinese homestands Jersey details go on sale tomorrow Casting Soe takes over desk host for 2020 Jaws joins Hex for 2020 casting Duo Monte and Semmler will be casting CSGO  Teams: Paris will live in New Jersey for the first part of the season Dallas homestand details OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob).   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Jan 28

75 min

This week @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob talk about the recent drama in the Overwatch League featuring Dafran and Malik as well as the possibility of hero bans coming to Overwatch. News: Overwatch starts in a little over 2 week! Feb 8, 2020 New 2020 jerseys Follow-up Questions: Reason for so many changes going into 2020? How will travel effect teams/players? Will homestands have an impact? Will the country of the roster players have an impact on fans? (e.g., Korean players playing for a Chinese team) Bonus Topics: Defran comments on OWL broadcast Hero bans in OWL 2020 Huks thoughts 1 hero every map by each team- max of 5 heros OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob).   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Jan 22

61 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are back to start season 3 with some announcements about show changes and discussion on the recent happening before season 3.   News: TeamSpeak becomes official voice chat for OWL 3 year deal Overwatch League patch 1.44 Key Changes: Baptiste- immortality field cooldown increase and duration decrease Ultimate cost raised by 20% Orissa- Fortify toned down to only soak up 40% of incoming damage- compared to 50% Mei- primary fire slow adjusted for less intensity and shorter duration Doomfist- recovery time following rising uppercut (nearly doubles   Teams: New Mayhem skins New Shock Skins New Valiant Skins   Players: Jake and Custa join OWL Talent team Pine retires and becomes streamer   Talent: MonteCristo leaves Overwatch Doa leaves Overwatch Puckett leaves Overwatch Semmler leaves Overwatch ZP Joins Jake for casting Duo Who will cast with Hex?   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob).   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Jan 14

57 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob talk about their experiences at BlizzCon, all the new things coming with Overwatch 2 and the World Cup.   2020 Changes: Mid season tournament 2 best teams from each conference and 2 wildcards Seeded based on results through week 10 Will also include fun all star game modes First to 3 wins! Always start with control then rotate map orders Map pool Expanded- 3 hybrid, assault, and escort- all control maps News: Fissure hints at possible return   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Our channel also routinely posts interviews with pro players from the Blizzard Arena. Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Nov 2019

65 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob go over all the Overwatch League roster changes that took place over the last few weeks. Also, some Blizzcon talk and speculation at the end!   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Our channel also routinely posts interviews with pro players from the Blizzard Arena. Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap  

Oct 2019

97 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob welcome two special guests on the show. We have Boostio(Team captain for Saudi Arabia) and Deathmarch(Community Lead). Don't miss this interesting interview with a new comer to the Overwatch scene! OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Our channel also routinely posts interviews with pro players from the Blizzard Arena. Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Oct 2019

58 min

This week the crew is back after a brief hiatus to discuss everything from the Overwatch League finals of 2019!

Oct 2019

73 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob talk about the Overwatch League Playoffs! NYXL finally preforms in the playoffs! League News:  MVP and Rookie of the year  Team News:  Boston Uprising sign “Mineral” as new head coach Spark sign “U4” as assistant coach Valiant holding open tryouts   OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Our channel also routinely posts interviews with pro players from the Blizzard Arena. Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Sep 2019

79 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob talk about the Overwatch League Playins and why Sigma was played so much in his debut. League News: Overwatch League signs exclusive deal with Kellogg company Playoff team animations Role Stars Damage- Corey, Dding, Haksal, Sinatraa Tank- Choihyobin, Guxue, Mano, Super Support- IDK, Kariv, Moth, Twilight Denis Hawelka Award- Custa OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Our channel also routinely posts interviews with pro players from the Blizzard Arena. Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Sep 2019

56 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob discuss the Kit Kat Homestand weekend, Dogman's attack on Aero of the Dallas Fuel and look forward to the Overwatch League playins. League News: Overwatch League announces Xfinity as 2019 Playoffs and Grand Finals Presenting Sponsor Team News: Dogman trash talks Aero and Dallas Fuel after win OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Our channel also routinely posts interviews with pro players from the Blizzard Arena. Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Aug 2019

68 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob discuss last weeks games and the upcoming Overwatch League playoff playins. Who will make it to the OWL2019 Playoffs? Is the Atlanta Reign the best team in the Overwatch League right now or is it the San Francisco Shock? OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). Our channel also routinely posts interviews with pro players from the Blizzard Arena. Follow us on Twitter - @OWLRecap, @Blazzin_Bob, @iplaigames and @MelOverwatch Join our discord - discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - patreon.com/owlrecap

Aug 2019

79 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @Ramses_ow to talk about how 2-2-2 has affected the Overwatch Pro scene and what we can expect for the playoffs. League News: Profits father opened up a PC bang in South Korea “Profit PC” 2020 housing changes Team News: Defiant part ways with Head Coach Bishop Justice release Fhazix Outlaws appoint Chris DeAppolonio as team president OWL Recap is one of the first Overwatch League podcasts and one of the few to have a female host's perspective. We often have guests such as casters, coaches, journalists and more. The show is hosted by Andres (iplaigames), Mel (MelOverwatch) and Bobby (BlazzinBob). #OverwatchLeague #Overwatch #OWL2019 Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Aug 2019

86 min

This week @iplaigames and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @Volamel to talk about the WTF moments in last weeks Overwatch League games. Join us as we break it down and explain why there were so many upsets. League News: Blizzard may be partnering with streamers to boost Overwatch League viewership Metarama Gaming and Music Festival will feature OWL exhibition matches October in Las Vegas Fusion vs. Dynasty & Charge vs. Shock Team News: Lee Zieben purchases Houston Outlaws for $40 million   Marvel partners with Shock for Stage 4 to promote Avengers End Game Dallas morning news announces full coverage of the team for the rest of 2019 season   Goodbye “Switch from OmnicMeta.com!” You will be missed!   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Aug 2019

109 min

This week @iplaigames, @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch tackle this historic last week of the Overwatch League. 2-2-2 role lock came in with a fury and we saw a TON of changes to the meta, almost as if we were watching Overwatch 2. League News: Sigma playable in season 2 playoffs MVP finalists for 2019 Team News: Krystal fined and apologized for extended absence Coach815 leaves London Spitfire Mobydik joins Defiant as assistant coach Munchkin officially left Seoul Dynasty Curryshot joined Charge as a strategic coach All meta stats discussed in the show were pulled from omnicmeta.com   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Jul 2019

75 min

This week @iplaigames, @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch are joined by Freedo from Your Overwatch to discuss... YUP you guessed it, 2-2-2 role lock. We also cover the latest news and touch on the new homestand model for season 3.   League News: Introducing League Picks   Team News: Shanghai Dragons sign Izayaki Munchkin with Seoul Dynasty will be inactive for Stage 4 Optidox Joins Defiant as assistant coach   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap

Jul 2019

108 min

This week @iplaigames, @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch talk about the confirmation of 2-2-2 role lock, Jayne's plight and the amazing stage 3 playoff run of the Shanghai Dragons. League News: New show with Semmler and Hex “Overwatch League Happy Hour” Jayne opens up about social media and mental health   Team News: Stellar unretires and joins Boston Uprising Washington Justice acquire ELLIVOTE and LullSiSH Guangzhou Charge acquire trade Kyb for Fragi and acquire Bischu from LA Gladiators   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Jul 2019

68 min

We just got back from the Atlanta Reign Homestand Weekend and we have a lot of stories to tell. We discuss differences between this and the Dallas Fuel Homestand Weekend and much more. Hope you enjoy! League News: Pete Vlastelica named commissioner of Overwatch League Atlanta Homestand sells out  Team News: Kuki retires from OWL   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Jul 2019

85 min

This week @iplaigames, @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch are joined by @BrickMcVictory to talk about the major meta shift in the last couple weeks. League News: Fissure retires and confirms 2-2-2 role lock Avastcon in Florida at ChuchECheese Atlanta home game: Bren vs. BabyBay Widow 1v1 AND Dafran vs. Mangachu Torb hammer 1v1  Team News: Defiant sign Mangachu and Logix Spark move NoSmite and Bazzi to Academy team   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Jul 2019

71 min

This week @iplaigames, @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch discuss this last bizarro week of the Overwatch League. League News: 2-2-2 lock coming in Stage 4 rumor Upperdeck Cards Zenyatta MVP JJoNak skin MVP voting begins July 25 Team News: Valiant add ReprizeOW as assistant coach Shanghai Dragons acquire Envy from Toronto Defiant   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Jun 2019

83 min

This week @iplaigames, @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch are joined by @PkMnPandA to chat about the Outlaws rise and the fall of a few other teams. League News: Former Spitfire GM Susie Kim leaves Cloud9 Immortals gaming acquires Infinate Esports parent company of OpTic gaming and Houston Outlaws Twitch connection issues during OWL   Team News: Dragons release Guardian Mayhem sign main support Park “RaiN” Jae-ho   Overwatch World Cup OWL committee members   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Jun 2019

97 min

This week @iplaigames, @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch are joined by @ramses_ow to talk Overwatch League, week 1 of stage 3. League News:  Grand finals tickets went on sale June 7 Stage 3 Week 1 Highlights Dynasty playing 2 different rosters NYXL puts Saebyeolbe in on Sombra Shock lose the map win streak Linkzr back in for Outlaws Hunters losing steam against other DPS comps Paris embracing the bunker comp Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Jun 2019

83 min

This week @Blazzin_Bob and @MelOverwatch are joined by @EdanarOverwatch to talk Overwatch League Stage 3. History was made this episode marking the first time a host had to mute a guest! Don't miss out! League News: Rumors that Stage 3 will not be played on the most recent patch OWL celebrating LGBTQ community on Pride Day June 7th   Team News: AwesomeGuy leaves Mayhem to pursue coaching opportunities Asher retires from Toronto Defiant Chengdu Hunters jiqiren visa has finally been approved   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Jun 2019

92 min

This week @iplaigames and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @Boopasaurusrex, @LemonKiwi_ and @ham__tornado for a Contenders special addition episode. Find out what Contenders is all about from some of the most passionate people in the scene! League News: Overwatch League commissioner Nanzer to join Epic Games Overwatch League starts “Skins in the Game” challenge  Team News: Toronto Defiant promote Gods and sharyk to Overwatch League roster   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

May 2019

102 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by Ryan from The Bird Watchers Podcast. We talk about the current Overwatch League viewership, NO 2-2-2 role lock, the All Stars week and more. Don't miss out! League News:  International OWL store open OWL hits viewership record with Stage 2 Playoffs Halo reports 2-2-2 will not be coming to OWL Stage 3  Team News: Geguri named as one of Time’s 2019 Next Generation Leaders Florida Mayhem sign flex healer Byrem Mayhem Academy drops out o`f Contenders   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

May 2019

78 min

This week @iplaigames, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by Freedo from Your Overwatch. We talk about the stage 2 finals and a possible upcoming 2-2-2 role lock. Don't miss out! League News:  Overwatch League enters multi-year deal with Upper Deck Changed in Overwatch potentially debuting in OWL- slasher claims 😊   Team News: Dallas Fuel sign tank player Trill Mayhem sign support player Byrem from NRG Valiant trade Fate to Mayhem for McGravy, Shax, and FCTFCTN   All-Star Weekend! 5/15/19 @ 7 PM - Talent Takedown 3 map set (6v6 lockout elimination, escort, control)  5/15/19 @ 8:15 PM - Widow 1v1 (Quarter and semi-finals)  5/15/19 @ 9:30 PM – All-star arcade Sibling Rivalry- Three Genjis and three Hanzos per team. Assault (Hanamura) Healers Never Die—6v6. Supports only. One hero limit. Control (Nepal). Terrible, Terrible Damage—6v6. Damage only. One hero limit. Hybrid (Hollywood). Keeping the Peace–6v6. McCree only. Escort (Route 66). Thanks, but No Tanks–6v6. No tanks. One hero limit. Hybrid (Blizzard World).  5/15/19 @ 11:30 PM – Widow 1v1 (Finals)  5/16/19 @ 7 PM – Official All-Star Game First to four map wins using the following order: control, hybrid, assault, escort, control, hybrid, and escort. All 18 players from each team must play at least one map. Maps: the first map will be predetermined, and the losing team will pick the next map from the full map pool of that game type. Rules: standard 6v6 competitive settings. No kill cam.   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

May 2019

109 min

This week @iplaigame, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob are joined by @theswitchfox from @OmnicMeta! You guessed it! We talk stats, go over news and games from last week. News: Overwatch League finals held in Philly Team News: Kit Kat sponsors LA Valiant and Homestand event in LA   YouTube: New Interviews: OGE- Dallas Fuel Super- SF Shock Coming Soon: ColourHex- Uprising   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

May 2019

79 min

This week @iplaigame, @MelOverwatch and @Blazzin_Bob talk about what it was like to attend the Dallas Homestand weekend and all that the experience entailed. Don't miss hearing about what the first Overwatch League home game was like from attendees!    Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

May 2019

74 min

This week @Blazzin_Bob, @iplaigames and @MelOverwatch are joined by Ryan from The Bird Watchers podcast. We got completely sidetracked and went on many tangents while covering the latest Overwatch League news. But in the end we finally talk about some games!  News: Hunters player fined for comment on stream Atlanta Homestand Weekend tickets go on sale Dallas Homestand Weekend tickets sold out Warner Bros purchase Blizzard Arena- 2023 Dogman gets bowl cut Team News: Sleepy moves to the Justice   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Apr 2019

115 min

This week Overwatch caster @LoBosco joins a couple of the usual suspects @IplaiGames and @Blazzin_Bob to talk about the latest news in the league, last weeks games and touch on the evolving meta in stage 2. News: Valiant sign new Assistant Coach Marvin ‘Promise’ Schroder NYXL sign new strategic coach: Won Jin Park Washington Justice Assistant GM, Kate Mitchell, retires   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Apr 2019

74 min

This week @MelOverwatch, @Blazzin_Bob and @IplaiGames are joined by @Thyst03 from @LaggingBalls to discuss all the recent roster shake-ups and the meta changes we saw in week 1 of stage 2 of the Overwatch League.  News: Chara, Tobi, and Libro donate to relief efforts for Korea devastating fire Houston Outlaws add Texas grocery chain HEB as official partner Little League esports set to launch in Newport Beach Team Changes: Paris Eternal baemoN stepped down as head coach Former performance coach, Felix ‘FEFE’ Munch is the new head coach Boston Uprising: Sign Persia (Support – Zen- from Talon esports) Trade NotE for rCk (Dallas Fuel) Dallas Fuel: Cocco retires Sign baemoN (former head coach of Eternal) as a Tank coach Effect retires from OWL Atlanta Reign Sign BabyBay Sign FRD (off tank) from Gladiators Legion Washington Justice Release coach ‘ObasillOW’ Toronto Defiant Release strategic coach DonOverwatch Stellar retires from Overwatch for personal reasons Sign IM37 (speed run through the path to pro) Florida Mayhem Decide to go full Korean roster Release head coach Mineral Sign coach Sang Min ‘Insight’ Oh and assistant team manager Andrew ‘Korean Mulan’ Kim Promoted translator MDS to team manager` Finding new homes for Apply, McGravy, and Tiviq Chengdu Hunters Announce addition of NO ONE just so they weren’t left out Confirm YangXiaoLong has visa and can play in stage 2   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL    

Apr 2019

80 min

This week @MelOverwatch, @Blazzin_Bob and @IplaiGames are joined by our very own post match corespondent @BrickMcVictory! We cover the latest news, weigh in with our thoughts on Dafran's retirement and give our stage 2 power rankings for all the Overwatch League teams.  News: Overwatch League ABC Semi-finals and finals ratings are in Overwatch League on CBS News Professional e-sports is a viable option All-star voting is now open Vancouver Titans announce home games will be played at the Rogers Arena in 2020 Reinforce’s breaks down the patch changes  Team News:  Dafran retires from OWL FunnyAstro joins Atlanta Reign as a 2-way player  Sponsors GameStop partners with: Houston Outlaws Dallas Fuel Dallas Fuel and Team Envy partner with Acer Power Rankings You'll have to listen to find those out! Listener Questions:  WoodTierGuruLast Friday at 9:42 AM What needs to happen for LA Valiant to succeed in stage 2? They've gone from a 3rd place finish in season 1 to 0-7 in season 2. They made head coach changes recently, will this help? Is it the meta? Is it a lack of talent or teamwork? What do you think the problem is?  Shazear#1845 [PC/NA/2100ish]Today at 1:05 PM For the Korean players, I know they have some degree of mandatory civil service.  How does that affect their plans when it comes to being a pro-athlete?  YouTube: New: Fleta- Seoul Dynasty Previous: Envy- Toronto Defiant Poko- Philly Fusion Kruise- Paris Eternal Jayne- Dallas Fuel assistant coach Agilities- LA Valiant Bdosin- London Spitfire Sinatraa- SF Shock Fusions- Boston Uprising Apply- Florida Mayhem Space- LA Valiant Linkzr- Houston Outlaws ZachaREEE- Dallas Fuel EQO- Philly Fusion Surefour- LA Gladiators aKm- Dallas Fuel   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL

Apr 2019

120 min

This week @MelOverwatch, @Blazzin_Bob and @IplaiGames are joined by special guest Freedo from @YourOverwatchYT to talk about the Overwatch League stage 1 playoffs. In addition we get a short interview with Freedo and discuss possibilities for meta change in stage 2.  News: Fusion announce home arena N3rd Street Gamers partner with Overwatch for national amateurs tournament OWL on ABC (Semi-finals & Finals) Stage 2 Incoming:  Matches start April 4th, 2019 (1 week break) Do you think there will be a meta change? Can Vancouver repeat their performance if there is a meta change? What teams benefit most if GOATS is pushed out?  YouTube: New: Fleta- Seoul Dynasty Previous: Envy- Toronto Defiant Poko- Philly Fusion Kruise- Paris Eternal Jayne- Dallas Fuel assistant coach Agilities- LA Valiant Bdosin- London Spitfire Sinatraa- SF Shock Fusions- Boston Uprising Apply- Florida Mayhem Space- LA Valiant Linkzr- Houston Outlaws ZachaREEE- Dallas Fuel EQO- Philly Fusion Surefour- LA Gladiators aKm- Dallas Fuel   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL    

Mar 2019

97 min

This week @MelOverwatch, @Blazzin_Bob and @IplaiGames are joined by special guest @MooshuBeef from @BroadcastDotGG to talk about last weeks games and preview the upcoming stage 1 playoffs! News: Nate Nanzer announces 2020 geolocation Teams responsible for venue OWL responsible for broadcast Ark traded from NYXL to Washington Justice Top 7 OWL jersey sales   Stage Playoffs: Ties 2 teams tied for 3rd (Philly Fusion and Toronto Defiant) Will settle via a mutually agreed-upon coin flip 😊 2 teams tied for 6th (SF Shock and Seoul Dynasty) Will play off-stream match tomorrow at 2PM PT to determine 6th and 7th seeds 7th seed has to play NYXL in the quarter finals 6th seed plays Philly Only 1 match currently setà Vancouver vs Boston NYXL will take on the loser of the Shock/Dynasty game Philly wins coin toss and will play the winner of the Shock/Dynasty game loses coin toss and will play the Atlanta Reign Defiant wins coin toss and will play the winner of the Shock/Dynasty game loses coin toss and will play the Atlanta Reign   YouTube: New: Envy- Toronto Defiant Poko- Philly Fusion Kruise- Paris Eternal Previous: Jayne- Dallas Fuel assistant coach Agilities- LA Valiant Bdosin- London Spitfire Sinatraa- SF Shock Fusions- Boston Uprising Apply- Florida Mayhem Space- LA Valiant Linkzr- Houston Outlaws ZachaREEE- Dallas Fuel EQO- Philly Fusion Surefour- LA Gladiators aKm- Dallas Fuel   Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OWLRecap Join our discord - https://discord.me/omniclab Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/owlrecap Subscribe on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/OWLRecap Join our pick-ems - https://highnoon.gg/#/LeaguePickem/x54GzaOYvbR5t6OwVQPL  

Mar 2019

86 min

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