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The Stream Team: NDA edition, July 15 - 21, 2013

MJ Guthrie

Boy, I really wish I could tell you all the great stuff about this week's Stream Team adventures, but it's all under NDA. I mean, it's going to be EPIC, with a capital E! (And P and I and C, for that matter.) The adventures, the intrigue, the... but alas, I have pledged on the honor of my goldfish that I will not share even a single morsel of the tasty buffet of livestreams coming your way on Massively TV. And I aim to keep that promise. Not even a pack of wild heroic mobs can drag it out of me...

Oh wait, you can actually get a teaser of what's ahead in the following schedule. Stuff like tours of new areas and patches, games in alpha, and the like. Well OK, then. But to really know what happens, you will still have to watch them for yourself!

5:00 p.m. EDT: MU Rebirth -- Beau
Beau is checking out MU Rebirth for this week's Rise and Shiny, so be sure to jump in the chat room to tell him what to do. Together you can find out what the game has to offer. Or doesn't, whichever works.

7:00 p.m. EDT: EVE Online -- Mike
Join Mike and his invincible Drake for mission-running and pirate-taunting. In space, no one can hear you spreadsheet.

10:00 a.m. EDT: Cube World -- Richie
Richie is checking out the new voxel-based RPG, Cube World. Currently in alpha, this game mixes RPG elements with exploration, action combat, and crafting. Let's do this!

3:00 p.m. EDT: RIFT -- Jasmine
There are rifts out there that need closing, and Jasmine is on the job. Join her on Seastone for some low-level rift-hunting in RIFT!

5:00 p.m. EDT: Mabinogi -- Beau
Join Beau and Mabinogi CM Sabina as they play through the third chapter of the Saga Iria! Hopefully this time Beau will be able to avoid dying so much, but it's likely he won't!

8:00 p.m. EDT: Aion -- MJ
Having declared that her Songweaver will PvP, MJ needs to get to a high enough level to do so! Lots of quests and maybe even a solo dungeon are in store. If you have an Asmodian, feel free to meet up with her on the Fast Track server.

9:00 p.m. EDT: EverQuest II -- MJ
SOE Live is getting closer, but it's still not close enough! So to pass the time, MJ is heading back to Norrath for some adventurous adventures. Come join in the fun!

3:00 p.m. EDT: Star Wars: The Old Republic -- Larry
SWTOR update 2.3 is on its way. Larry takes some time to give you a tour of this latest update including the new dailies and planet CZ-198.

5:00 p.m. EDT: RuneScape -- Beau
Beau is going to be running through the beautiful, fully voiced new quest in RuneScape called Bringing Home the Bacon! Be there as he attempts to bring it home and fry it up in a pan.

6:00 p.m. EDT: Darkfall -- MJ
A recent patch has added more ships and other goodies to the game, so MJ is heading in to check them out. Join her for some adventures that may or may not result in her harrowing death.

7:00 p.m. EDT: Defiance -- Mike
Mike leaps into the ruins of San Francisco and looks for some mutants to shoot. Also, there's an ATV with a rocket boost.

8:00 p.m. EDT: The Secret World -- MJ
With all that event stuff finally over, it's time for MJ to put her new skills (and weapons) to use. Join her as she seeks new missions in her favorite spook-tacular setting.

9:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. EDT: Star Wars: The Old Republic -- Larry
It's raid night again! The team made steady progress last week, and after Operator IX, Terror From Beyond only gets easier. Find out for sure tonight.

3:00 p.m. EDT: World of Warcraft -- Jasmine
Join Jasmine in-game for an hour of Warcrafting! She'll be starting a brand-new character (Horde, of course) and inviting viewers to play along. Server will be announced in chat before the stream.

7:00 p.m. EDT: DotA 2 -- Mike
Mike tries his hand at one of the most complicated and skill-intensive games on the market. Hilarity ensues.

8:15 p.m. EDT: Dragon's Prophet -- MJ
Want to chill out in the newest zone? You know, the one filled with ice where players become popsicles? Then join MJ and special guest devs in a tour of the wintery lands.

11:30 a.m. EDT: SMITE -- Blake
It is Lunchtime Livecast #71 as Blake continues SMITE-ing his foes to oblivion! Blake cools off this week in the Nile with Sobek.

1:00 p.m. EDT: SMITE -- Dylan
Join Dylan with another look at the latest gods in SMITE! Last week we lost a lot of games, and Massively prides itself on consistency. Join Dylan and other Massively viewers as we explore Conquest and Arena.

2:00 p.m. EDT: Darkfall -- Dylan
Back to the spawn point, back to the corpse, back to disappointment and despair: Get back into the PvP action with the full-loot experience that is Darkfall Unholy Wars.

It's a pretty good bet that nothing in these reruns is under any sort of NDA, especially since they have already been seen once before! But could there be something in them that you missed? Better watch again to make sure.

Highlight Reel
The Stream Team is like the opposite of an NDA; instead of keeping information from you, we show it off, just as this week's highlight does:

Watch as one streamer and his trusty sidekick show off one game's unique crafting system.

Speaking of withholding information, we say the gaming industry does not have a monopoly on keeping secrets. There are certainly times when families might wish they had a formalized NDA, especially when it comes to surprise parties! How about you, Massively readers: Have you ever had to keep mum about some news, no matter how badly you wished to share?%Poll-83486%
And as a bonus (and perhaps more relevant) question, have you ever violated a game NDA? Don't worry; we actually can't track you down and turn you in, no matter how the high reward!%Poll-83493%
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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