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randome
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(10-12-2017, 07:05 PM)

Originally Posted by Blues1990

I wonít lie. Glancing the site in mobile mode, I thought that was The Artist Formerly Known As Prince.

Stupid sexy Reyes.

LMAO thats exactly what i thought. Dude looks fabulous. Not really what id want my reaper to look like though haha.
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(10-12-2017, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kor of Memory

I disagree with your Dorado characters. Dorado is too open for Pharah and she gets focus fired pretty quickly.

Because of the sightlines It's also super easy to avoid Torb Turrets. A lot of combat takes place in the bank/vault area, and you aren't getting a good turret kill in there. You'll definitely rack up some assists though.

Pharah actually works pretty well on Chateau, and Torb on Eichenwalde.

Dorado's openness works for Pharah in the same way it works for the snipers, because it requires other players to expose themselves to move across large portions of the map. She uses her aerial skills to cross that ground more quickly, varies her flight pattern, swoops in on weakened opponents for easy kills, and unleashes her ultimate on players too caught up in their street fight to avoid the barrage of missiles coming their way. And while I have seen players call for focus fire on Pharah (and other targets), rarely have I ever seen a group of players forgo killing each other to actually do it in FFA. Pharah can win a Chateau, I've seen it happen plenty of times; but more often I've seen others start avoiding the exterior spaces she patrols only to fall victim to attacks from Junkrat and Symmetra in the interior spaces. They will outpace Pharah almost every time.

Torbjorn players I've seen win Dorado will set up like the snipers, placing their turret in areas of the map outside the vault where they can pick off players who cross into open air; as you said a lot of fighting takes place in the vault, and weakened survivors can find themselves picked off while looking for the nearest health pack (unless you risk waiting around for the big one in the vault to regenerate). They'll use their ultimate to defend against assaults on their position, more often than not taking down the attacker and getting bonus kills on anyone unfortunate to wander out into the killing field afterward. Torbjorn players I've seen on Eichenwalde tend to set up in the same spots: the elevated bridge, or in sight of the big health pack. The former is risky, and the latter works until everyone knows you're there, and then they simply avoid that area or a Junkrat/Hanzo wipes you out with his ult.
Kor of Memory
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(10-12-2017, 07:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Spike Spiegel

Dorado's openness works for Pharah in the same way it works for the snipers, because it requires other players to expose themselves to move across large portions of the map. She uses her aerial skills to cross that ground more quickly, varies her flight pattern, swoops in on weakened opponents for easy kills, and unleashes her ultimate on players too caught up in their street fight to avoid the barrage of missiles coming their way. And while I have seen players call for focus fire on Pharah (and other targets), rarely have I ever seen a group of players forgo killing each other to actually do it in FFA. Pharah can win a Chateau, I've seen it happen plenty of times; but more often I've seen others start avoiding the exterior spaces she patrols only to fall victim to attacks from Junkrat and Symmetra in the interior spaces. They will outpace Pharah almost every time.

Torbjorn players I've seen win Dorado will set up like the snipers, placing their turret in areas of the map outside the vault where they can pick off players who cross into open air; as you said a lot of fighting takes place in the vault, and weakened survivors can find themselves picked off while looking for the nearest health pack (unless you risk waiting around for the big one in the vault to regenerate). They'll use their ultimate to defend against assaults on their position, more often than not taking down the attacker and getting bonus kills on anyone unfortunate to wander out into the killing field afterward. Torbjorn players I've seen on Eichenwalde tend to set up in the same spots: the elevated bridge, or in sight of the big health pack. The former is risky, and the latter works until everyone knows you're there, and then they simply avoid that area or a Junkrat/Hanzo wipes you out with his ult.

My favorite spot for a turret on Eichenwalde was the star here: It had great coverage of the big bridge, and could usually get "headshots" of people down the ramp slightly. Plus people jumping off the small bridge trying to run away.

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(10-12-2017, 08:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kor of Memory

My favorite spot for a turret on Eichenwalde was the star here: It had great coverage of the big bridge, and could usually get "headshots" of people down the ramp slightly. Plus people jumping off the small bridge trying to run away.

That's another risky spot to me; it's a major intersection so it's always in the middle of the action with multiple lanes of approach to try to defend. Plus Eichenwalde is a map favored by snipers, and you're in clear sight of any Widowmaker or Hanzo at the opposite end.
Azoor
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(10-12-2017, 09:06 PM)
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Endless Junkenstien on expert is fucking hard...
LiK
(10-12-2017, 09:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Azoor

Endless Junkenstien on expert is fucking hard...

Even on Normal it gets ridiculous at the 3rd star. Not even sure how much tougher it gets above that.
Blues1990
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(10-12-2017, 09:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by randome

LMAO thats exactly what i thought. Dude looks fabulous. Not really what id want my reaper to look like though haha.

It's a big improvement over that dumb mask, and he looks like an actual European vampire. If Soldier: 76 can have several skins without his, then why isn't Reaper exempt from this?

Originally Posted by LiK

Even on Normal it gets ridiculous at the 3rd star. Not even sure how much tougher it gets above that.

Trust me, it becomes borderline unfair on Legendary Difficulty. I was with a group with Zenyatta (Me), Hanzo, Torbjorn, and McCree, and we barely last up to 8/12 rounds.
LiK
(10-12-2017, 09:24 PM)
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Summoner is the fucking worst. Her shield generator + small hitbox is just a pain in the ass especially when they have multiple ones.
Syf
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(10-12-2017, 09:24 PM)
Not sure if anyone here is going, but the floor map for blizzcon is out. Overwatch has a demo area so whatever they have to show, you'll probably be able to try:

You can also see how the arena will be set up for world cup. Looks like they will be using the full seating capacity with the stage in the middle instead of how they've done it the past few years for SC2:

Nuno Pinto
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(10-12-2017, 10:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by antitrop

Not that I noticed. Here's how it works (copy/pasted from some guy on the Blizzard forums):

1) Time - 3.4 XP per second -> seems lower, got ~1900 in a ~10m match
2) Medals - 50 XP -> 45xp for a bronze, 100 XP -> 90xp for silver and 150 XP ->135xp for a gold medal. You can only earn XP for one medal per match (max 150 total)
3) Finished the game - 250 XP -> 135xp
4) Winning - 500 XP -> 450xp
5) Consecutive Matches - 200 XP -> 270xp
6) Back-filling a match in-progress - 400 XP -> 360xp
7) First day's win - 1500 XP
8) Group bonuses - 20% for playing with friends

Playing mystery heroes and the values are lower for the most part.
Blues1990
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(10-12-2017, 10:15 PM)
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Winston (apparently) has a new highlight intro, if this trailer is anything to go by.
ubersticky
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(10-12-2017, 10:21 PM)
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Can Junkrat get deleted from this game already? He's in every game now and it's always the same bullshit. Fuck this character.
Chance
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(10-12-2017, 10:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Blues1990

Winston (apparently) has a new highlight intro, if this trailer is anything to go by.

Kewwwwl!
Dead Prince
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(10-12-2017, 10:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Blues1990

Winston (apparently) has a new highlight intro, if this trailer is anything to go by.

do i want to spend $40 for the skin and possible intro?
LiK
(10-12-2017, 10:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dead Prince

do i want to spend $40 for the skin and possible intro?

I already did. Used it last night. Itís a nice skin.
Fersis
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(10-12-2017, 10:30 PM)
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Man, i would friggin' love to attend Blizzcon someday.
And yes, nerd out with Brode and Kaplan lol
Dreams-Visions
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(10-12-2017, 10:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dead Prince

do i want to spend $40 for the skin and possible intro?

Nope.
Veelk
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(10-12-2017, 10:37 PM)
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I dread the day dva gets a nice blizzcon skin. But then again, I don't think they look that good. I hate the giant blizzcon logo especially.
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(10-12-2017, 10:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Veelk

I dread the day dva gets a nice blizzcon skin. But then again, I don't think they look that good. I hate the giant blizzcon logo especially.

this. extremely tacky.
antitrop
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(10-12-2017, 10:50 PM)
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I like Blizzcon Bastion, but not Blizzcon Winston.
Syf
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(10-12-2017, 10:54 PM)

Originally Posted by antitrop

I like Blizzcon Bastion, but not Blizzcon Winston.

Same
Blues1990
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(10-12-2017, 10:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chance

Kewwwwl!

It's basically taken from his animated short, which was pretty cool.

Originally Posted by Dead Prince

do i want to spend $40 for the skin and possible intro?

Jeff had mentioned that skins are the only thing that will be exclusive for Blizzcon. Don't worry about anything else.
rulerk1
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(10-12-2017, 11:08 PM)
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There are so many one trick syms in masters. actually scary. Only been playing for four hours in masters and i already confuse a what im seeing. I've never actually cared about one tricks prior to making it here but they do bring down the quality of games immensely. and then they're never in voice either. At least the dps are dependable for the most part.
HiiiLife
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(10-12-2017, 11:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by rulerk1

There are so many one trick syms in masters. actually scary. Only been playing for four hours in masters and i already confuse a what im seeing. I've never actually cared about one tricks prior to making it here but they do bring down the quality of games immensely. and then they're never in voice either. At least the dps are dependable for the most part.

I thought GAF said dumb asses are diamond and below.
randome
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(10-12-2017, 11:36 PM)
Wish there was double xp, it takes forever to earn a loot box.
Berserking Guts
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(10-12-2017, 11:51 PM)
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Started playing as Genji today and hot damn this guy requires no skill does he?
rulerk1
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(10-12-2017, 11:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by HiiiLife

I thought GAF said dumb asses are diamond and below.

theyre everywhere im sure. Anencdotal: i met more idiots in masters than i have in diamond. that match last night still has me scarred
Wyndstryker
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(10-13-2017, 12:03 AM)
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Farthest I've gotten on normal endless so far is Bonus 14. Team of Zen, Torb, McCree, Hanzo

I wonder wants the optimal team on endless.

Originally Posted by Berserking Guts

Started playing as Genji today and hot damn this guy requires no skill does he?

Genji has one of the highest skill ceilings in the game. As you get up the ladder the difference between a deadweight genji and a good one easily becomes apparent.
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(10-13-2017, 12:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wyndstryker

Farthest I've gotten on normal endless so far is Bonus 14. Team of Zen, Torb, McCree, Hanzo

I wonder wants the optimal team on endless.

You had it.
Nocturnowl
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(10-13-2017, 12:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Berserking Guts

Started playing as Genji today and hot damn this guy requires no skill does he?

As much as I bag on him, he requires skill.
But the ability for him to snowball with momentum via chaining those dashes, being tricky to hit, deflect and having an incredibly strong ult mean that even my rare and mediocre Genji play has had moments where I've suddenly pulled a murder spree out of the bag.
Which in turn is probably why so many play as him, those few good moments one can have in a sea of inaccurate dealings seem to convince a lot of people they're good Genji players.

I do however still have a plenty of problems with how the high skill cap allows the really skilled Genji players to go to town in a way few other characters can match.
Berserking Guts
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(10-13-2017, 12:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wyndstryker

Genji has one of the highest skill ceilings in the game. As you get up the ladder the difference between a deadweight genji and a good one easily becomes apparent.

I duuuunno. This guy seems like easy mode to me. I think I've found my new insta-win pick. To be fair though, I only fuck around in qp these days.
Dead Prince
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(10-13-2017, 12:13 AM)
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Experience... Nothingness.

Zen's cultist skin voice line for his ult.
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(10-13-2017, 12:16 AM)
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This felt great, I had to share it.

https://youtu.be/b3ttpnB5DHE

Spent the match trying to outflank the flankers, getting the drop on them before they did us, but their Mercy kept rezzing so the timing of that little moment there at the end made my afternoon.
RecRoulette
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(10-13-2017, 12:20 AM)
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Think the rest of the Overwatch League teams will have their actual team names by Blizzcon?

We just have the Dallas Fuel and the Shanghai Dragons right now I think.
Berserking Guts
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(10-13-2017, 12:36 AM)
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I'd like a no healing mode.
spootime
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(10-13-2017, 12:38 AM)
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Tried playing this season but its fucking terrible. Why are there so many fucking shields in this game? I spend 70 percent of the game shooting at shields. Holy shit its bad.
Prelude.
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(10-13-2017, 12:53 AM)
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Why is the game so ded? No one's playing, it takes like 2 minutes to find a game and the average is like low gold between new accounts and actual gold players in both teams. And of course, no healers.

Edit: nvm, now it's diamonds, masters and gm. But still, not a lot of people if it has to do this.

Originally Posted by spootime

Tried playing this season but its fucking terrible. Why are there so many fucking shields in this game? I spend 70 percent of the game shooting at shields. Holy shit its bad.

The game had too many shields even before Orisa launched.
Berserking Guts
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(10-13-2017, 12:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by spootime

Tried playing this season but its fucking terrible. Why are there so many fucking shields in this game? I spend 70 percent of the game shooting at shields. Holy shit its bad.

Cuz overwatch sucks.
leng jai
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(10-13-2017, 12:59 AM)
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To be honest I really like Zarya's skin for this event, it's probably my favourite one. Only issue is that it doesn't really fit into the Halloween theme. Her last two skins have been really good.

Originally Posted by spootime

Tried playing this season but its fucking terrible. Why are there so many fucking shields in this game? I spend 70 percent of the game shooting at shields. Holy shit its bad.

Because Orisa's is up 24/7 and she's in every game.
Skii
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(10-13-2017, 01:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by Berserking Guts

Started playing as Genji today and hot damn this guy requires no skill does he?

What tips would you recommend for playing Genji? I've tried him out but I cant seem to make it click.
Orochinagis
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(10-13-2017, 01:03 AM)
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Damm, Mercy is pretty much a forced pick right now.

I am so tempted to buy Symm skin at the spot and not grind arcade boxes
Berserking Guts
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(10-13-2017, 01:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by leng jai


Because Orisa's is up 24/7 and she's in every game.

Someone at brain trust HQ thinks that Orisa' shield cooldown needs to be super short.
Blues1990
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(10-13-2017, 01:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by Skii

What tips would you recommend for playing Genji? I've tried him out but I cant seem to make it click.

I used this guide to help me get better with Genji, so maybe it will work for you.
Blues1990
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(10-13-2017, 01:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Orochinagis

Damm, Mercy is pretty much a forced pick right now.

Nuno Pinto
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(10-13-2017, 01:31 AM)
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Tracer is too good, I feel like a god.

Originally Posted by spootime

Tried playing this season but its fucking terrible. Why are there so many fucking shields in this game? I spend 70 percent of the game shooting at shields. Holy shit its bad.

If your team is making no progress then it's better to pick characters with more mobility that can bypass the shields.

Or just Bastion/Junkrat on attack and detroy all the shields. All of them.

Originally Posted by Skii

What tips would you recommend for playing Genji? I've tried him out but I cant seem to make it click.

Oh you.
Azoor
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(10-13-2017, 01:42 AM)
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I've been playing Mercy since launch, people asking rez to be removed concern me, rez is part of her character and overall appeal.
sonycowboy
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(10-13-2017, 02:01 AM)

Originally Posted by Berserking Guts

I'd like a no healing mode.

Originally Posted by spootime

Tried playing this season but its fucking terrible. Why are there so many fucking shields in this game? I spend 70 percent of the game shooting at shields. Holy shit its bad.


Why are there so many DPS in this game? ;)

Maybe you guys should play call of duty?
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(10-13-2017, 02:05 AM)
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Doggo Vox is back with one of her best cosplays yet!



https://twitter.com/Outside_the_Vox/...23793420599296
Chance
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(10-13-2017, 02:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Spike Spiegel

This felt great, I had to share it.

https://youtu.be/b3ttpnB5DHE

Spent the match trying to outflank the flankers, getting the drop on them before they did us, but their Mercy kept rezzing so the timing of that little moment there at the end made my afternoon.

hypernima
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(10-13-2017, 02:15 AM)

Originally Posted by Data West

Yeah Cultist Zen has a bunch of unique dialogue like 'listen to the whispers of insanity' when discording


zen is secretly blizzs favorite. tracer is just jeffs favorite

You see, I knew it, and everyone laughed but I fucking knew it. I've been calling Zenyatta the devil but this just confirms it. The proof is in the pudding people. Did anyone really believe this omnic monk shtick? Not I. I was not fooled one bit. Not one bit at all and now there is SOLID proof. How did you did he attained the power to cast evil on someone in a match? He made a dark deal. There's a good reason Zarya doesn't trust him. Look at it this way, did he willingly leave the Shambali or was he kicked out because of his dirty satanery. And then BOOM Mondatta assassinated. Now I've been verse in Overwatch lore and I have to say that's no simple coincidence. When he said "death is whimsical today" he meant Mondatta. And now he's just waiting for the right time to strike. They say the leader of Talon has never truly been revealed, but this might be the front of such evil.
Mark my words, never trust an omnic people.

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