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MV Guide: October 24-30, 2011

Rubi Bayer, @@rubi_

MV Guide is a weekly rundown of the MMO gaming events planned on Massively's Livestream channel.

Every week, the Massively staff logs in to play various MMOs live and in person, and we'd love for you to drop by the channel and visit. We have a combination of regular weekly games and new surprises, so you'll find a variety of titles to take a look at. During livestream events, you can participate in the live chat, ask questions to learn about the game, and simply spend some time with Massively staff and readers. (Of course, livestream events are subject to the whims of outside forces like server-side gremlins once in a while.)

It's no surprise that we're heavy on the Halloween festivities in this week's MV Guide. Nearly every game out there is partying with the ghosts and goblins, from the newly discovered Little Horrors (pictured above) to the familiar Free Realms. Our livestream team is going to spend plenty of time checking out events in various games. If Halloween's not your thing, don't worry -- we've got plenty of regularly scheduled gameplay as well, so follow along after the jump for this week's lineup!

Monday, 5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Golden Age
Beau's played a lot of browser-based RTS styled MMOs. A lot. Will Golden Age be different? Possibly, but join him on this day to see how the first few levels go and whether it will stick out of the pack of hundreds of other MMORTS games!
Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Wizard101
This week will be a little different, as Beau will be taking you through several games and their Halloween events! Oooooo, spooky! Today Beau is going to jump into Wizard101 to see what it has to offer.
Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. EDT: Patrick -- Champions Online
The apocalypse has happened and our hero is to blame. After being tricked by Valerian Scarlet into handing over the keys to the universe, can she defeat the villains and set things right? The Vibora Bay Crisis continues this week!
Tuesday, 9:00 p.m. EDT: Karen -- EverQuest II
Norrath is knee-deep in ghouls and goblins, as Nights of the Dead has arrived in full-force. Join Karen as she visits the Crafting Critters' guild hall on EQ2X's Freeport server. The members have been busy putting together an elaborate Hedge Maze, and she'll attempt to race them for bragging rights. As a bonus, they'll offer some helpful tips for budding crafters and decorators, and there might even be a surprise or two along the way!
Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT: Brandon -- Star Trek Online
Hang out with Brandon for an evening full of Star Trek Online as he treks across the galaxy in search of adventure. Also, feel free to join in on the chat through the Livestream site and give him requests on what you would like to see. If you happen to be around in-game and want to team up with him, send an invite to @bfelczer.
Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- RuneScape
Rumor has it that RuneScape has some pretty scary stuff going on for this Halloween holiday! And no, we're not talking about bots. Let's see how Beau does as he plays RuneScape alone, in the dark, with nothing but a cup of hot tea as his defense!
Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. EDT: Patrick -- World of Tanks
Patrick rolls out the light tanks with some Tier 2 and Tier 3 tank battles this week. Feel the tank power from the comfort of your own room as Patrick shows some cool tricks on how to maximize performance in light tank duels.
Thursday, 5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Little Horrors
Beau found this adorable game on his back doorstep and decided to stream it for you. It's all about Halloween, so just playing through some newbie levels will do the job!
Thursday, 9:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy and Karen -- Vindictus
Jeremy and Karen had a fun time playing Dragon Nest recently, and now they're going to check out another Nexon title: Vindictus. They'll roll up characters to take a look at the starting experience and see what's changed in game since the launch.
Friday, 5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Milmo
What's better than action-based platforming with tons of other people? Doing all that while surrounded by ghouls and goblins, that's what. Join Beau as he dives into Milmo's holiday events!
Friday, 9:00 p.m. EDT: Karen and Jeremy -- Free Realms
Join us as Karen takes Jeremy to the world of Free Realms. We'll celebrate Spooktacular, check out minigames like Kart Racing and Fishing, and look at some of the recent new content, like Farming. We'll be on server 10, so feel free to roll up a character and join us for a night of fun, games, and Domo!
Saturday, 6:00 p.m. EDT: Brendan -- Diablo II (NSFW)
In this week's Not So Massively livestream, Brendan will be joined by Massively's Patrick and Matt as well as Tina Lauro from GamerGaia to play through the early levels of Diablo II. With Diablo III's being pushed back to early 2012, Brendan and friends will have to get their hack-and-slash fix on this ancient but still incredibly popular online action RPG.

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