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The Stream Team: Building an ark edition, July 8 - 14, 2013

MJ Guthrie

You know, most people complain about the rain. Me? I love it! I love dancing in it, washing the car in it... I just plain love it, even more than sunshine. But there reaches a point when you can have too much of a good thing (except MMOs, of course!). So since the rain doesn't seem to want to let up, and I'm not keen on getting flooded (again) and being without power and the ability to game (again), I am looking into building myself an ark!

Of course, this ark needs to be a bit more sophisticated than previous versions. I need my electricity! Who cares about lights? I just need to get my gaming system up and running while I float along. Life without MMOs, either playing or watching on Massively TV, just wouldn't be a happy place! And I, of course, want all my Stream Team buddies along for the ride. Hm, maybe I better plan for a bigger ark...

5:00 p.m. EDT: Eden Eternal -- Beau
It seems there have been some developments in one of the cutest MMOs around, Eden Eternal. Beau is going to check back in on his favorite bespeckled mouse to see what's up for this Rise and Shiny Revisit!

7:00 p.m. EDT: EVE Online -- Mike
Mike heads into low-sec for some super dangerous mining. As usual.

11:00 p.m. EDT: Guild Wars 2 -- Richie
The Sky Pirates of Tyria content in Guild Wars 2 is about to go the way of the dodo, so this is Richie's last chance to run the Aetherblade Retreat dungeon to grab achievements -- and maybe even the elusive monocle.

3:00 p.m. EDT: RIFT -- Jasmine
Jasmine will be grabbing her Cleric and any nearby viewers and heading off into the sunset (or sunrise or midday; it really depends) of Freemarch!

5:00 p.m. EDT: Mabinogi -- Beau
Check it out as Beau and a member of the Mabinogi team jump into the second episode of The Saga Iria! So far he has witnessed a lot of epic content, but who knows what he will find this time? Give him some hints in the chat room!

7:00 p.m. EDT: Aion -- MJ
By request, MJ is going to see if she can find some kind of PvP happening in the new lands, hopefully without getting killed too often!

8:00 p.m. EDT: Free Realms -- Larry
We missed last week's stream due to technical issues, but we still want to show you some Free Realms crafting. It doesn't sound exciting, but Free Realms has a twist that no other MMO has.

9:00 p.m. EDT: EverQuest II -- MJ
Will MJ try for another lower-level dungeon run-through or will she make it to one in Cobalt Scar? Place your bets now!

10:00 a.m. EDT: Guild Wars 2 -- Richie
The Bazaar of the Four Winds game update has landed in Guild Wars 2, and Richie will be running around like a kid at a carnival, hoping his parents will let him try the new minigame, Belcher's Bluff, and race in the Sanctum Sprint.

2:00 p.m. EDT: Darkfall -- Dylan
He's got 15k prowess and he's feeling as strong as an overweight cat! Join Dylan as he returns to Darkfall Unholy Wars!

4:00 p.m. EDT: SMITE -- Dylan
Take a look at the latest update for SMITE with Dylan and other Massively fans.

5:00 p.m. EDT: EverQuest -- Beau
Join Beau and members of the EverQuest developer team as they play through some epic level 100 content! If you've never seen high-level EverQuest, you're in for a treat.

7:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. EDT: RIFT -- Mike & MJ
You asked for it, so now you're going to get it! For two hours, Mike and MJ are going to be testing their mettle in a world full of rifts. Who will survive the longest? Tune in to see.

9:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. EDT: Star Wars: The Old Republic -- Larry
The Raid Night crew is struggling a bit to hold on to a healer. Unfortunately, Shea, the Operative healer, is leaving. The crew will sit at multiple levels of gear, which always makes things difficult. Tune in this week to learn the crew's direction.

3:00 p.m. EDT: World of Warcraft -- Jasmine
Jasmine will hit 90 on her Priest if it kills her. Tune in to find out whether it does! Join her as she PUGs dungeons and mind blasts everything in her path.

8:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. EDT: The Secret World -- MJ
With the anniversary celebration extended, MJ is going to try to catch herself a guardian (and get a pet!).

2:30 p.m. EDT: SMITE -- Blake
How about some back-to-back SMITE to kick off your weekend? Blake's almost caught up on the game's gods, and this week it's the Allfather's turn on Lunchtime Livecast #69!

7:00 p.m. EDT: Firefall -- Mike
It's the exciting conclusion to Mike's Choose My Adventure, as he leaps into Firefall's first big group dungeon-thing, Blackwater Anomaly. Join him for the disaster.

2:00 p.m. EDT: SMITE -- Blake
Lunchtime Livecast #70 is here, and SMITE is closer to release than ever. What changes will this week bring to the game? Blake will break them all down for you today and provide his always brutally honest opinion.

Ahhhh -- a day of rest. Use it wisely friends. And by that, we mean game your hearts out, of course!

If you are not one to dash outdoors as soon as those raindrops start falling, you can always just curl up and watch some of your favorite shows while keeping dry. The outdoors will still be out there if you feel like venturing out after the shows.

Highlight Reel
Throughout history, it's certainly not unheard of for people to pray to the gods for rain. But it is only recently that we get to play as the gods in arena death matches!

Watch as one streamer highlights and demonstrates the powers of Hun Batz in the ancient god-centric MOBA, SMITE.

Rain rain, go away! Come again another day! So went that harsh little discriminatory ditty of our youth that made the poor misunderstood precipitation feel unwelcome. I, for one, will stand up to such cruelty and welcome the pitter-patter of little droplets upon me. In fact, to show my support I''ll stage a Game in the Rain day! So who's with me? *Taking gaming rigs out in the elements is not recommended*%Poll-83360%
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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