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Owen "ODPixel" Davies is a Dota 2 caster. He is known for his energetic and engaged casting style, as well as his ability to cast with exceptional speed and clarity when the need arises.
Owen Davies began his career as a DotA 2 caster by casting small online UK tournaments, before forming the studio PixelPipeline with his good friend WakeyPixel. OD continued to cast UK events, including the noted UK LANs epic.LAN and Insomnia, before being noticed by Beyond The Summit and being hired to cast several international tournament games.
ODPixel earned his breakout following a 3 hour game between Cloud9 and ScaryFaceZZZ, during which he commentated almost non-stop for the entire duration of the game, earning praise from viewers and the community for his dedicated and tireless style. He also earned fame following an incident where during a cast alongside LysanderXonora, the production team ran the instrumental version to Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' whilst OD was casting. OD took it in his stride and began to cast the next teamfight to the beat of the song: YouTube Link. The clip is now one of the most-watched pieces of DotA-related media on YouTube, and cemented OD's place as a community figure. OD was subsequently hired again by BTS before being invited to commentate at TI5, at which he once again distinguished himself as a top-level caster in the DotA 2 scene.
Notable Events Casted or Hosted
|2019-08-25||Premier||The International 2019||Commentator|
|2018-08-25||Premier||The International 2018||Commentator/Analyst|
|2017-08-12||Premier||The International 2017||Commentator|
|2017-04-30||Premier||The Kiev Major 2017||Commentator|
|2016-12-10||Premier||The Boston Major 2016||Commentator|
|2016-08-13||Premier||The International 2016||Commentator|
|2016-06-12||Premier||The Manila Major 2016||Commentator|
|2016-03-06||Premier||The Shanghai Major 2016||Commentator/Analyst|
|2015-11-21||Premier||The Frankfurt Major 2015||Onsite Commentator|
|2015-08-08||Premier||The International 2015||Commentator|
|About achievementsBroadcasts from any Tournament|
- 2015-07-26 | TI5 Community Report: Hot_Bid and ODPixel by Hot_Bid of Valve at The International 2015
- beyondthesummit.tv (25 September 2016). "BTS Dota 2 Broadcast Team - Fall Shuffle". Retrieved 16 July 2017.