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The Stream Team: Over the cliff edition, January 14 - 20, 2013

MJ Guthrie

You went right over the edge at full tilt, like a speeding locomotive with dreams of flying. Oh, you knew it was coming. You knew it was bound to happen, most likely sooner than later. You already envisioned that plunge over the cliff.

What? No, not that cliff. For shame, trying to bring politics on the hallowed ground of The Stream Team. I was talking about your favorite Massively TV hosts veering off the path and plummeting (at times to their deaths) into the depths below, just as I did it this past week in the Icy Keep! We like to say it is on purpose, but... yeah.

Have you seen your favorite livestreamers pull a "whoops" or Leeroy Jenkins lately? If not, you'd better join in this week to catch all the new blunders. And you certainly don't want to miss out on the special treats -- an all new Massively livestreamer and a game of pin the quote on the streamer!

5:00 p.m. EST: Beau -- The West
In InnoGames' unusual browser-based sandbox set in the Wild West, Beau will explore the landscape, fight off bears, and drink a lot of whiskey at the local saloon. Or something like that. Join him as he explores the game for Rise and Shiny all week, starting with this stream.

7:00 p.m. EST: Mike -- EVE Online
Join Mike as he fires up the old Drake and heads into the most dangerous areas of high-sec in the hunt for vicious pirates. It's time for some security missions, and Mike is ready with missiles, shield boosts, and more than a little bad decision-making.

10:00 p.m. EST: Dylan "GGraves" -- StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
We are so delighted you decided to join us, human. We will show you the truest of powers in the universe tonight. We are the Zerg. Join us or face doom as we display our latest evolutions. We will face off against the inferior races of the StarCraft universe in this final -- and I mean final -- display of power. We are the swarm. (Join us for Zerg coverage tonight; it's going to be a lot of fun!)

3:00 p.m. EST: Jasmine -- World of Warcraft
There comes a time in every gamer's life when you must put aside your hard work, your valor points, and your epics. It's called alt leveling. For her first Massively livestream, Jasmine embarks on the 85-90 journey with her Horde Hunter.

5:00 p.m. EST: Beau -- Dragons of Atlantis
To continue with the browser-based theme of this week, Beau will be showing off one of his favorite MMORTS titles. If you like massive armies, giants, dragons, and a massive world, then check this stream out.

9:00 p.m. EST: MJ -- EverQuest II
Distracted by Frostfell and by life as a Paladin, MJ feels the need to get back to her roots. But there is a bit of a change in store for you when she reintroduces her beloved Fury!

7:00 p.m. EST: Mike -- World of Tanks
World of Tanks makes its triumphant return this week as Mike charges across a variety of battlefields, wreaking havoc on homes, fences, and trees as he goes. No enemy tanks will be harmed in the filming of this stream.

8:00 p.m. EST: MJ --The Secret World
Curious to see how PvP has shaken out in the world of conspiracies? Then join MJ as she dives into Fusang Projects and tries to get in and experience El Dorado.

9:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. EST: Larry -- Star Wars: The Old Republic
Flashpoints were fun last week, but now we need to return to the raid. Zorn and Toth in hard-mode Explosive Conflict still elude the raid team, but they will be conquered. Hopefully, it will be this week.

7:00 a.m. & 8:00 a.m. EST: David "Psykopig" Desi -- Champions Online
The final Champions Online show is nigh! Join in as the Pig shows off all that he can in this huge superhero MMO. If he hasn't yet convinced you to try this awesome F2P game out yet, then tune in and see why you should start now.

3:00 p.m. EST: Jasmine -- Path of Exile
Join Jasmine as she turbo-clicks her way through Path of Exile, a brand-new dungeon crawler currently still in beta. Come feast your eyes on one ridiculously complicated skill tree system!

7:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. EST: MJ & Lis -- Aion
Last week, MJ introduced Mike to Atreia (and got him hooked!). Now watch Lis and MJ take on this beautiful world together! Lis is totally pro, though, so she is going to completely show MJ up in this two-hour team-up.

10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. EST: Richie -- Guild Wars 2
Richie's two-hour alt-leveling Guild Wars 2 streams have proved popular, so he's going to do it again this week. If you're on the Blackgate server and have a character in the level 15-20 range, head on over to Kessex Hills and join in on the fun. If you enjoy terrible singing, unidentifiable accents, and obscure movie references, then this is the show for you.

4:00 p.m. EST: MJ -- DC Universe Online

By request, MJ is donning her cape once again to take out crime in Gotham and Metropolis. Check out the sights as well as listen to the commentary as she tries to avoid doing something too terribly embarrassing on air!

5:00 p.m. EST: Beau -- Command and Conquer: Tiberium Alliances
More RTS action? Of course! This time Beau is hoping to show off just how cool a tower-defense styled combat can fit into a gritty world of FFA PvP. It works. No, really, it does. Check it out.

7:00 p.m. EST: Mike -- Aion
Something about Aion clicked with Mike in last week's two-hour stream, so he's revisiting the title in the hopes of edging ever-closer to the "getting wings" part. Tune in and admire his incompetence.

12:00 p.m. (noon) EST: Blake -- SMITE
It's a milestone for the Lunchtime Livecast: show #50! Enjoy it this Saturday as Blake shows you a new god in the SMITE Beta.

10:00 p.m. EST: Dylan "GGraves" -- Borderlands 2
Take a look at the open world FPS slaughterfest that is Borderlands 2. Join GGraves as he makes a final assault on the forces of handsome Jack as the Gunzerker class. This final installment will cover even more group questing and content.

Are we lemmings? No, but once you see others toss themselves over a cliff (in game), don't you just have the urge to follow? Instead of succombing to such a risky venture, distract yorself with some reruns of last week's shows.

I'm going to test your livestream knowledge. In the past month one of your favorite hosts uttered this classic line: "Dude, serious beetle. Dude." Name that streamer!%Poll-80087%
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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