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MV Guide: April 1 - 8, 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
Blake is back on the Jedi Consular in Lunchtime Livecast #16! Watch as he closes in on the biggest decision he's had to make in the game so far: his advanced class!

3:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy -- Atlantica Online
Jeremy went from level 30 to level 55 this week, thanks to some very old bonus-XP books that were collecting dust in his inventory. He's ready for a new mercenary and to try out a dungeon. Tune in to see what dungeons are like in a turn-based-strategy MMO.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Zandagort
Join Beau on this Rise and Shiny Monday as he plays Zandagort, a brand-new indie MMO that is set in the deep areas of space. Will he conquer his neighbors? Will he destroy all of mankind? If we're lucky, he will!

8:00 p.m. EDT: Mike -- EVE Online
Spaceguy Rotsuda's adventures continue with the final step in an epic mission chain and a few much-needed ship upgrades. Mike's newbie character is growing into a dangerous space menace, and you can see it all happen.

10:00 p.m. EDT: MJ -- EverQuest II
Jokes and pranks and quests, oh my! Join MJ on her new Kerran Monk to check out the Bristlebane Day events and corral her very own horse of a different color! Additional hijinks possible.


2:00 p.m. EDT: Larry -- Star Wars: The Old Republic
After a few weeks off for vacation, Topper's back in the game, literally. Nar Shaddaa is full of surprises. Don't miss out!

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Battlestar Galactica Online
Have you seen the new carriers in Battlestar Galactica Online yet? Well, you're about to as Beau pulls his out of the garage and tries to find some action. He'll explain their use and how to outfit one, then he will promptly be blown to smithereens.

7:00 p.m. EDT: MJ -- Vanguard
Too long away, MJ eagerly jumps back into the world of Telon. What's in store? A little questing, a little exploring, and maybe even scoping out a few houses, but definitely getting reacquainted with a world she loved. Join her and help direct the path she'll walk this day.

9:00 p.m. EDT: Richie -- World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
This week, Richie will continue leveling his Pandaren Monk and attempt to finish the Wandering Isle starting area. If thwarting evil monkeys on the back of a gigantic sea turtle is your cup of tea, then join this stream and prepare to drink it all up.


3:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy -- Vanguard
A missing person, suspicious villagers, wolves and torn clothing (that always seemed to come up in allotments of 10) were on the table last week. Jeremy continues the adventure this week to find the missing person. Did his rude mother do him in and cover up the incident? Was it the Tremean family that found out he was dating their daughter? Or did he just go off to war?

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Second Life
Join Beau on this Second Life Wednesday as he explores the famous (or infamous) Linden Homes, homes that are given out as part of a premium package. What are they like? Are they roomy? How about the lag? Beau's about to find out, so join him!

7:00 p.m. EDT: Mike -- RIFT
Mike still has a few levels to go in his RIFT Lite trial -- levels he will spend hurling lightning bolts and accidentally getting one-shotted by mobs. Tune in to see how RIFT's dynamic world events can shake up traditional MMO gameplay.


5:00 a.m. EDT: David "Psykopig" -- Age of Conan
After the March Madness, Psykopig is jumping back into Age of Conan to bring all the delicious gore and mature aged gaming that he can!

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- BrowserQuest
Browserquest is a cute little MMO that was built entirely in HTML5 by the makers of the Firefox browser. It supposedly is gaining some popularity, so why shouldn't Beau take a look at it? Join him as he explores the game for the first time, and feel free to tell him where to go from the chat room!


3:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy -- World of Warcraft
Jeremy's been bumming around Azeroth on an unlimited-trial account. Join him in-game and on the livestream as he takes Necronomnom through the lands of the undead.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Luvinia Online
Join Beau as he streams Luvinia Online once again. This time he'll be looking at the new high-level PvP called Kill Billy. While he will have a high-level character at his disposal, he is pretty horrible at PvP. What will happen? Will you mock him as he dies over and over? Tune in to see!

10:00 p.m EDT: MJ -- Aion
Perhaps being alone made MJ too much of a tasty target last week, so join her this time for a genuine Abyss fortress siege -- assuming enemies show! With other targets available, maybe it won't be insta-death this time around!


5:00 a.m. EDT: Psykopig -- Star Trek Online
One week of skipping Star Trek Online and Psykopig is missing his Saturday Night Trek! Join in the fun as he explores more that this IMMENSE game has to offer!

5:00 p.m. EDT: Dylan "GGraves" -- Destroy All Evil! (World of Warcraft)
Join Dylan as he celebrates the upcoming release of Diablo III! This series will turn light into darkness as GGraves cuts through hordes of demons and undead! Hellfire, massive weapons and righteous redemption awaits! Come join us in the chat room as we Destroy All Evil with other Massively viewers! The featured game will be World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King! No king rules forever...

8:00 p.m. EDT: James "Adventure Mike" -- Final Fantasy XIV
Adventure Mike and Shannon are going to be plugging away at another two-hour event this week. Final Fantasy XIV is the order of the day, and they will be spending their Saturday night showing off this game to you. Moving closer and closer to the goal of picking up their advanced jobs and becoming true Final Fantasy players once more, they will be pushing through chain behests and chain leves and grabbing all of the delicious experience points and money they can. With luck, you might even catch a glimpse of the hatching tide event. Come join them this Saturday night for a look at the game everyone may have given up on too soon.

9:00 p.m. EDT: James "Adventure Mike" -- Final Fantasy XIV
Part Two of 8:00 p.m. show.


1:00 p.m. EDT: Blake -- Global Agenda
After a one-week break to dust off the Medic, Blake returns to his Robotic for more PvP action while leveling up in the treacherous Sonoran Desert in Lunchtime Livecast #17.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Dylan "GGraves" -- Destroy All Evil! (Diablo II)
Join Dylan as he celebrates the upcoming release of Diablo III! This series will bring light into darkness as GGraves cuts through hordes of demons and undead! Hellfire, massive weapons and righteous redemption awaits! Come join us in the chat room as we Destroy All Evil with other Massively viewers! The featured game will be Diablo II, so stay a while, and listen...!

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