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The Stream Team: October 1 - 7, 2012

MJ Guthrie

Ahh, October! A month of changes: the leaves, the clocks, the infamous fall line up... wait, don't change that dial!

You may notice that a new show has taken over MV Guide's time slot. Was that a gasp? There's no need to worry; Massively TV isn't going anywhere! All your favorite livestreaming info is still included here in this new weekly adventure. And that's not all! On top of the who, what, and where, you get not one, not two, but three action-packed sections highlighting livestream goodness, all rolled into just one weekly show!

So welcome to the pilot episode of The Stream Team! Grab some snacks, settle in, and check out this week's adventures (and the special guest star section) after the break.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Mortal Online
OK, Beau's heard enough. Instead of just reading about Mortal Online, he needs to jump right in to see what the fuss is about! Beta was the last time he played, so what will he find now? Watch this stream to find out!

7:00 p.m. EDT: Mike -- EVE Online

Red vs. Blue antics continue, with Mike fitting a ridiculous Merlin sniper (don't worry, he'll explain it during the stream) and looking to blow some stuff up. Will he find victory or misery in the cold blackness of contested space?

9:00 a.m. EDT: David "Psykopig" Desi -- Wurm Online
Psykopig has heard a call... a strange call from beyond the internet. It was Beau. Wurm Online is a sandbox MMO that intrigues and frightens the Pig, but he will do his best to adventure hard! Join in as Psykopig tries this game for the first time! Will it be a blunder? Or will this intriguing game turn out to be a new calling for Psykopig?

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Forsaken World
If you've never seen a giant dragon chained to the ground, then maybe you will if you watch this livestream with Beau! He's rolling a new character and checking out what has improved since the last time he played. Perhaps he'll let that dragon loose on the town? Sure he will!

9:00 p.m. EDT: MJ -- EverQuest II
Raven, raven, who's got the raven? Last week, MJ was blocked from completing the first chapter of the Chains of Eternity expansion because she lost the raven! Undeterred by the finicky fowl, she will continue on with the quest, if only to see what's on the other side.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Beau -- Free Realms
Have you checked out the Sunstone Valley area in Free Realms yet? No? Why not? Don't worry, you can watch as Beau moves through the main quest line there. If wide vistas, high temps, and beautiful sunsets are your thing, check this stream out.

7:00 p.m. EDT: Mike -- Torchlight II

Mike's Torchlight adventures continue as he hops on his frost-centric Embermage and knocks some mobs around with fireballs, icy rain, and everything else his mana will let him muster. Tune in and watch as Mike clears dungeons full of elite, dangerous foes.

8:00 p.m. EDT: MJ -- Aion
RNG be darned! Apparently unable to procure any aether flames, MJ will instead hunt for groupmates to join her on an adventure through the wilds of Atreia. Who knows; maybe a flame will appear when she's not looking!

9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. EDT: David "Psykopig" Desi -- Guild Wars 2
Continuation: the action of carrying something on over a period of time or the process of being carried on. Psykopig does that every week! Join in this Thursday as he takes you through more Guild Wars 2 in this two-hour special.

2:30 p.m. EDT: Blake -- Star Wars: The Old Republic
The Lunchtime Livecast is back with show #35! It is a big week in the Old Republic as patch 1.4 has dropped. Blake will get you up to date and take your questions on the patch's biggest changes.

10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. EDT: Richie -- Guild Wars 2
Are you a fan of Guild Wars 2? Are you playing on the Blackgate server? Then tune into this two-hour livestream show and adventure in Tyria with Richie as he continues his quest to hit level 80 and 100% map completion. Don't forget your coffee and Pop Tarts for this mid-morning show!

7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. EDT: MJ -- The Secret World
By popular demand, MJ is going to take on The Secret World in a two-hour streaming extravaganza for Choose My Adventure live! There will be PvP, action, and the new continuation of the investigation mission The Kingsmouth Code. There might even be the opportunity to take on one of the dungeons!

9:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy -- Guild Wars 2
Jeremy's back! He cut his trip through the Amazon short once a telegraph got to him about some fancy-pants new MMO on the scene. As obstinate and critical as he is, Jeremy had to see whether this "Guild Wars 2" was really all it was hyped-up to be. Jeremy has planned an exciting multi-event spectacular in the Centaur-ridden hills of Northern Harathi Hinterlands. Tune in for epic fun, crawling with veterans, champions, and a gigantic elemental.

1:00 p.m. EDT: Mike -- World of Tanks
Patch 8.0 is now live, bringing new graphics and a physics overhaul to BigPoint's fast-paced tank MMO. Tune in and get a look at all the shiny new upgrades in this very special Saturday afternoon stream. Oh, and as always: There will be explosions.

3:00 p.m. EDT: Dylan "GGraves" -- Torchlight II
Join Massively for more Torchlight II content! This hack 'n' slash title features great combat and epic environments. Come join Massively in the chat room and discuss Torchlight II from the perspective of an ice-focused Embermage.

5:00 p.m. EDT: Dylan "GGraves" -- StarCraft II
StarCraft II is preparing for its first expansion, Heart of the Swarm. Join "GGraves" as he fights his way through the Gold League 1v1 Ladder. StarCraft II is a game of practice and focus, and the ladder system Blizzard has created supports a very competitive environment on a massive scale! See you on the battlefield, troops!

9:00 p.m. EDT: Jeremy -- Vanguard
The idea that Jeremy could ever, ever abandon Vanguard is grossly wrong. He loves the gigantic, beautiful, seamless world, with its many awesome facets to discover. Join him in-game as he returns to an MMO that will always have a place in his heart.

None. Nada. Zip. Zilch. It's a (rare) day of rest, so enjoy it -- go outside even! We promise you that the sun will not cause you to actually burst into flames. Trust us, really. We've tested it!

After this week, this space will be the home of the new incarnation of Previously on MV TV. You will be able to peruse what streams you missed over the week and click to watch them at your leisure. It's way better than DVR because we'll have done all the work for you! However, this time around you can catch all the action in Sunday's recap.

I bet you were wondering what the third new section was going to be. Well, this is it! At the end of every episode of The Stream Team, we will end with some outtakes. It could be a poll, a stream of the week, or any number of additional bloopers, blunders, or what-have-you.

This week, we'll start it all off with a poll. So jump in and give us your opinion! And then join in the comments below to leave any comments, suggestions, or amusing (yet tasteful) jokes!%Poll-78022%
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.

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