Around the Watch Episode 27 with Josh Kim and Ookz from Immortals: "Korean KBBQ vs LA KBBQ, it isn't even a question"
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00:00:20 Welcome, Josh and Ookz of Immortals!
00:01:30 note to listener, you’ll be hearing a lot of background noise this podcast because Ookz and Josh are in a common streaming area near the rest of the team as they’re streaming
00:03:15 Talking about the team house, and the family atmosphere of Immortals Overwatch
00:05:45 How does the team dynamic work, and how does Josh have to mediate as manager?
00:07:45 How much autonomy do Ookz and Josh have with regard to their higher-ups (Noah Whinston)
00:09:00 Combating burnout in Overwatch
00:10:30 Josh + Ookz’s path to Immortals
00:17:30 Contenders Season 0 behind the scenes
00:20:00 The communication issue – how are Immortals’ team comms these days?
00:23:00 How did Immortals find the strength to roll back from a 3-0 deficit to take Rogue to game 7 in the Beat Invitational?
00:28:00 Does Immortals have a favorite map?
00:29:10 Are there Korean players that act as cocky as our Western pros?
00:34:00 Are there any teams in Contenders Season 1 that Immortals wants to face?
00:35:00 What is Immortals currently preparing for?
00:38:00 What is Immortals doing to prepare for Doomfist’s arrival?
00:40:00 When can we see Grimreality on McCree again (please!?)?
00:42:30 Ookz’s take on the upcoming balance changes?
00:43:55 Ookz’s take on the present meta
00:46:00 Overwatch League!!!
00:47:10 How much involvement did the team have in the OWL spot, or was it all upper management?
00:50:00 Discussion of the in-state rivalry with NRG in OWL
00:51:25 Listener Questions!
00:51:45 Korean KBBQ vs LA KBBQ?
00:52:45 How does Immortals stave off culture shock / homesickness?
00:54:30 Is there an American food that the Koreans have taken to?
00:55:00 Who is the cutest Immortals Overwatch player?
00:57:30 Is there a specific meta that you’d like to see become more popular?
00:58:00 What’s a day in the life of Immortals like?
01:00:00 What non-Immortals would Ookz want to most start a new team with and why?
01:04:00 How did Ookz come to find Fate, Kariv, and Envy?
01:08:50 What should come out of Contenders Season 1 that would benefit Overwatch the most?