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MV Guide: March 26 - April 1, 2012

Shawn Schuster

MV Guide is a weekly rundown of the MMO gaming events planned on Massively TV.

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 our streamed 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, streaming is subject to the whims of outside forces like server-side gremlins once in a while.)

Follow along after the jump to see what's on this week's schedule!


1:00 p.m. EDT: Blake -- Star Wars: The Old Republic
For the second straight week, Blake steps back into BioWare's first-ever MMORPG. His story-driven adventure adventure featuring the Jedi Consular continues in Lunchtime Livecast #14.

3:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy -- Atlantica Online
Jeremy's character is sporting some new duds, is ready to hire a new mercenary, and is ready to travel the world. He'll be visiting NPCs to relieve him of all the items clogging his inventory. Join Jeremy as he looks at the numerous items you can obtain and the many uses for them. It's also a good chance to see how many other systems function in the game.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Remanum
Join Beau as he checks out Remanum for this edition of Rise and Shiny. What IS Remanum, you ask? It's a browser-based MMORTS that puts players in the place of traders and crafters, not might leaders of gigantic armies. We'll see how this non-combat MMO pans out live, won't we?

7:00 p.m. EDT: Elisabeth -- Guild Wars 2 Q&A
Fresh out of the weekend's Guild Wars 2 beta event, Elisabeth fields some viewer questions in a live question-and-answer session. If our extensive coverage wasn't enough for you, this is the place to find out more!

8:00 p.m. EDT: Mike -- EVE Online
The incredible space adventure of Spaceguy Rotsuda continues as Mike once again jumps into the deep black of EVE Online and lays waste to pirates and millions of ISK worth of supplies. Also, we'll look at EVEMon and how it helps players fit their ships.


5:00 p.m. EDT: MJ -- EverQuest II
Did someone say event? Always a sucker for events, MJ dives into EQII's Chronoportal Phenomenon. A true blast from the past, these mini-instances are a throwback to EQ days with plenty of inside jokes that vets from the first game will get a chuckle out of.

9:00 p.m. EDT: Richie -- World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
The Mists of Pandaria beta test is now live, and Richie is diving in with a special two-hour livestream event. Join him as he creates a Pandaren Monk and explores the mysterious and ancient Wandering Isle. Will he find inner peace? Will he have the noodle dream? Will he stop making references to Kung Fu Panda? Join the stream to find out!


3:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy -- Vanguard
Are you as excited about the news Vanguard is going F2P as Jeremy is? The news has made many players nostalgic and wanting to return. Join Jeremy as he actually, really does go questing this time. Watch to see how questing fares, and join in for speculations and non-stop chatter about a soon-to-be F2P Vanguard.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Second Life
On today's Second Life Wednesday, Beau will be exploring different entertainment technologies for the home. That's right... it's time to go shopping for a new TV. They can play music, actual streams from the internet, and all sorts of cool stuff! Let's hope that Beau doesn't spend too much cash.

7:00 p.m. EDT: Mike -- RIFT
The fireballs just keep on coming in this week's RIFT stream. Mike's baby Mage has grown into a powerful low-level quester with the ability to seal rifts, kill foes and summon monsters, and that's what we'll be doing in the stream. Especially the killing part. Pew pew!

8:00 p.m. EDT: James "Adventure Mike" -- Final Fantasy XIV
On this week's Wednesday evening livestream, Adventure Mike and Shannon will take a return look at the world of Eorzea in Final Fantasy XIV. A couple of patches have come and gone since the last time he played, leaving big changes in their wake. New features such as the much anticipated addition of iconic Final Fantasy jobs await our heroes as they push their way toward unlocking these new positions. Join this Wednesday evening for some nice chill out time while Mike and Shannon progress their characters further into Square-Enix's latest online world.

9:00 pm EDT: Taryn -- APB: Reloaded
Guess who's back and ready to spill some blood? Tboo's back, but not for her usual Thursday antics. Moving the stream of awesomeness to Wednesday nights (even Crims have to go to school), join her and her crew of Crims to stomp out those vexatious Squads. If you're into breaking the law, painting the town "graffiti black," and doing what you want when you want, this stream may just be the negative influence you've been itching for. So get your spray cans ready and your Charge Mikros gassed up for a night full of enforcer harassment, Tboo-style.


5:00 a.m. EDT: David "Psykopig" -- Age of Conan
Post Tortage Adventuring has begun! Join Psykopig as he rampages across the land of Conan as a barbarian, showing off his man skills!

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Nadirim
Nadirim has been out for a while, so it's time Beau took a look at it once again. It's a beautiful browser-based game set in an exotic locale, but have there been many improvements made since the last time Beau played? We'll find out, won't we?

7:00 p.m. EDT: MJ -- Aion
Finally able (but doubtfully ready) to spread her black wings in the Abyss, MJ will venture into the realm of open PvP in Aion. Suicide? Most likely. If nothing else, she might get a chance to venture into the first group dungeon, Nochana Training Grounds.


3:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy -- Darkfall Online
Jeremy's continuing his slow crawl out of Darkfall's starting area and is picking up power and momentum. Continue the backseat adventure, relive your first days of Darkfall and help a newb out, as Jeremy tries to adapt to Darkfall's hardcore environment.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Pocket Legends
Beau is going to be jumping into this classic browser-based game to see just how much damage he can do in an hour. We think he'll barely be able to finish a single quest, but he has surprised us in the past. Join him and his Archer as they explore everything this cross-platform game has to offer!


5:00 a.m. EDT: Psykopig -- Franktown Rocks
It's that time again, when Psykopig dives into an MMO in which he just doesn't belong. This month, he takes on Franktown Rocks. The only thing we know is that he can play a pig. Join us for terribleness!


1:00 p.m. EDT: Blake -- Global Agenda
Lunchtime Livecast #15 is back to a familiar favorite... Global Agenda. Not only that, but Blake is dusting off the old medic today for some good old-fashioned April Fool's PvP! Heals away!

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