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Previously on MV TV: The week of April 14th


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This week we featured a Tboo Thursday, one of our most popular livestreams, which stars resident APB: Reloaded expert Taryn. We also had some more World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria action from Richie, a bit of newbie content in EverQuest II with MJ at the helm, a quick introduction to skybox building in Second Life hosted by me, Mike's return to EVE Online in his shiny new Drake, and Adventure Mike's leap back into Final Fantasy XIV. Pretty exciting stuff if you're into giant rats, explosions, beautiful sunsets, and piles of bullets.

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This week, Taryn was excited to go over APB's newest patch: the New Breed Part 1 1.7.0 patch update. Missed out on what's new in APB: Reloaded? Catch up on the latest patch notes and awesome new features in no time with Taryn's lightning-fast reading skills. Yeah, maybe she said "and" 90 times, but she was totally excited to talk about the newly added contacts for both the Crim' and Enforcer factions. Look for Tip Toe and Devil Dog, located in a district near you!

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Despite a few technical issues, Richie managed to take out his first dungeon in the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria. The Temple of the Jade Serpent proved to be a challenging yet rewarding leveling dungeon, and his level 85 Death Knight walked out of there with a bigger axe. (The better to slay you with, my dear!) After the dungeon, Richie capped off the evening with a barrage of crashes and non-working quests. Bugs, glitches and errors in a beta test? Shocking!

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MJ decided to give in to some suggestions and try some power-leveling on her newbie Monk character in EverQuest II, but she didn't just sit and wait for her friends to sign on. Instead, she threw herself into the sewers, one of the lowest-level dungeons in Freeport. How did she do? Not bad for a newbie, but the dungeon was only filled with giant rats and scorpions.

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Next up I took a swing at building a skybox in Second Life. What's a skybox? It's essentially a house that is lifted into the sky. There are many advantages to building way up there. Not only does it reduce lag because of the fact that ugly neighborhood buildings and scripts are kept out view, but this reduction in ugliness makes even mainland chunks of land worth a lot more. I picked up a plot that only fires off the first tier of premium service and was still able to have a private little island in the sky. I give a few tips on how to raise a platform, using textures to build efficiently and shopping the marketplace for cheap buys.

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Mike was back with his cowboy hat and spaceship in his weekly EVE Online livestream to run his new Drake through some missions. Despite some technical difficulties at the beginning of the show that resulted in a chorus of Mikes, he got right to launching himself right into battle. If you're curious about PvE content in this massive PvP sandbox, check this stream out.

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During this week's Wednesday livestream, Adventure Mike and Shannon got back in the saddle for some more exploration in the world of Eorzea. Keep up to date as they inch ever closer to their ultimate goal of being able to receive the fabled old-school Final Fantasy XIV jobs. Mike is currently working on his lancer with hopes of getting the Dragoon job, while Shannon is pursuing either Black Mage or White Mage. Join them as they pummel some more creatures into submission to make their dreams a reality.

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