Luckily, that's all behind us now. We have nothing ahead but smooth livestreams. And by smooth, I mean ample opportunities for your favorite hosts to pull crazy stunts and die in spectacular ways! How many interesting and unique ways can The Stream Team members get themselves in trouble this week? Tune into Massively TV and see!
5:00 p.m. EST: Dragon's Call -- Beau
Beau is playing Dragon's Call for Rise and Shiny this week. It's a browser-based game that seems to offer in-depth gameplay... but who knows? We'll see when Beau streams it!
7:00 p.m. EST: EVE Online -- Mike
This week in EVE, Mike once again sets out in search of PvP quarry with Red vs. Blue. Will he find glory on the battlefield, or will he end up floating in space for an hour without a blip on the radar?
3:00 p.m. EST: Guild Wars 2 -- Jasmine
This week Jasmine continues her quest to become the ultimate sentient lettuce person. She just needs to hit max level first. She'll be lettucing it up on Yak's Bend; guests are welcome!
5:00 p.m. EST: Remanum -- Beau
Beau is going in for a fresher look at Remanum, a unique trade-based MMORTS by Travian Games. If you like different games and enjoy trade, check it out!
9:00 p.m. EST: EverQuest II -- MJ
There's a whole line of lore to be had in the Erollisi day quests, and MJ isn't one to miss a good story. Tune in as she does her part to bring the gods back to Norrath (and get a few cool housing things in the process)!
7:00 a.m. EST: RIFT -- Psykopig
There's plenty more action to be had in the awesome world of Telara! Join in as Psykopig works more on his Warrior/Beastmaster tree and attempts to help Cat become more than your average bear... cat.
3:00 p.m. EST: DC Universe Online -- Larry
It's been a while since Larry has stepped into the world of DC Universe Online. Jump into the game with him as he explores the changes that have rocked DCUO over the last couple of years.
6:00 p.m. EST: World of Warcraft -- Mike
It's time for another round of "PUG IT OUT," as Mike makes his way into Mists of Pandaria's first few dungeons and works to keep his hilariously incompetent group members alive. Can he make it through the stream without suffering an embarrassing wipe?
7:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. EST: The Secret World -- MJ
Is today the day MJ gets into El Dorado? She's got two hours to try! But even if not, there are plenty of other shenanigans to partake in around the Savage Coast...
9:00 p.m. & 10 p.m. EST: Star Wars: The Old Republic -- Larry
Star Wars: The Old Republic PvE endgame isn't just about raids; flashpoints and dailies also play a large part. This week, Larry and the raid team will show off another example of SWTOR endgame: world bosses.
3:00 p.m. EST: Age of Wushu -- Jasmine
It's beta time as Jasmine loads up JasMin and heads back into Age of Wushu! She promises to do something beyond bumping into NPCs and snickering about it. Really. (Maybe.)
5:00 p.m. EST: Battlestar Galactica Online -- Beau
BSG Online has recently released a brand-new tutorial, and Beau is there to do it from the beginning. Cylon or not? I think we'll go Cylon.
9:00 p.m. EST: Xsyon -- MJ
It's been a while since MJ roamed the wild lands of the Tahoe basin, so she's heading in for some more death-by-squirrel adventures. You should join her, and maybe as a group you can defeat the mighty squirrel! Who knows? At least MJ might even reclaim some pants.
10:00 a.m. & 11: 00 a.m. EST: Guild Wars 2 -- Richie
Richie's alt-leveling Guild Wars 2 show was cancelled last time, so he's going to make up for it this week. Bring your low-level characters (around level 20) to the Blackgate server and be prepared for a two-hour adventure starting in Kessex hills.
7:00 p.m. EST: Torchlight II -- Mike
Mike leaps into the dark, dingy dungeons of Torchlight II and scores loot the only way he knows how: by throwing massive chunks of ice at monsters. What could go wrong?
7:00 a.m. EST: RIFT -- Psykopig
The Pig is plowing through RIFT, but he needs more! Join in this week as he tries to break the level 20 mark by closing more rifts and kicking more butt than in previous episodes! Is it possible? Tune in to find out!
12:00 p.m. EST: SMITE - Blake
SMITE is back on Massively TV for Lunchtime Livecast #54! This week, it's Neith's turn under Blake's spotlight.
One good thing about storms is that as long as they don't rob you of your power or internet, they give you ample excuse to stay indoors and focus on some of the finer things in life... like watching your favorite livestreams! If good weather forced you to miss some of last week's shows, we have them right here for you to help wait out any incoming blizzards.
- Aion: The NTC was no match for the mighty Spirit Master MJ!
- Akaneiro: Beau had good things to say about this action-grinder.
- DC Universe Online: No wonder no one wanted to let MJ in their lairs -- she blew up a cat!
- EVE Online: Mike ran some missions in his Drake.
- EverQuest II: Erollisi Day festivities meant collecting hearts by horseback and handing out roses for MJ.
- Heroes of Newerth: How did the latest update affect 5v5 matches? Dylan checked it out.
- Innogames: Beau and dev Fabio discuss the company's lineup.
- Jagged Alliance Online: Beau checks back in on this squad-based game.
- Path of Exile: Demons and undead -- what more could Dylan ask for?
- RIFT: Psykopig cavorted with giant turtles in one hour and witnessed a world event in the other.
- SMITE: In Lunchtime Livecast #53, Blake looks at yet more gods in the growing pantheon.
- SWTOR: Did Larry's raid go as smoothly as his stream? You decide!
- World of Tanks: MJ showed off her l33t sk1llz by blasting away at viewers.
- World of Warcraft: Mike dungeon-dived with a PUG; Jasmine celebrated Valentine's by attacking unsuspecting folks.
I know there are plenty of people out there who prefer nothing but sunny skies. Me? My favorite weather is a thunderstorm, with lightning zipping about and rain pouring down. I also love the surreal hush in the middle of a snowfall. Storms can be energizing or peaceful, and I love them! (OK, maybe not so much when they strand me at airports.) And that's not just in real life.
I want the same variety of weather in games, even if it means a snowstorm traps me indoors or we have to postpone a fight because we can't see through the pounding rain. Was that a lightning bolt that just zapped your healer because you ventured out into a storm? Right ON! I miss the blinding sandstorms on Tatooine in SWG, even if they didn't bury you. I would LOVE for a game to have not only seasons but random weather that affects the world and your gameplay. What about you? What are your thoughts on in-game weather systems?
|Give me play-altering storms any day! I can take it.||23 (71.9%)|
|I'd like to see weather variations as a backdrop to may gaming, but don't let it affect anything.||7 (21.9%)|
|Don't be mixing any real world into my virtual world; leave weather out of it! Clear and sunny skies, all the way.||2 (6.3%)|
Watching the Massively Stream Team play video games is the next best thing to playing them yourself! Join us every Monday morning for MJ's guide to this week's livestream schedule, classic stream reruns from last week, and all the best outtakes and ephemera.