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The Stream Team: Decisionally challenged weather edition, October 7 - 13, 2013

MJ Guthrie

I don't know about you, but in my neck of the woods Mother Nature is suffering some kind of identity crisis. In the span of a single day we have had bone-chilling cold and frost, sun-scorching heat, and monsoon-inspired rainstorms. Every time we have a season-appropriate cold snap, the second I go to remove my air-conditioner, we have a blistering heat wave. People were pumpkin harvesting in shorts for heaven's sakes! Is it fall? Or is it summer? If the weather is any indication, we need to institute a new season. We could call it Summall. Or maybe Falmer. Then people can just expect to employ heavy coats and shorts within hours. Like they do in Colorado!

Like the weather of late, I'll admit to being decisionally challenged at times (especially when trying to pick what to do in a game with so many options!). Luckily, for any who suffer that same affliction, your favorite Stream Team hosts will never conflict on the Massively TV schedule. So who's playing what when this week? Check out the schedule and see!

4:00 p.m. EDT: Hearthstone -- Dylan
Join GGraves as he masters this epic card game from Blizzard. If you love the Warcraft Universe, don't miss out on this turn based card hunting game that is taking Twitch by storm!

7:00 p.m. EDT: EVE Online -- Mike
It's time again for our monthly cannonball run into null-sec space! How long will it take Mike to die a fiery, embarrassing death?

9:00 p.m. EDT: Rise of Mythos -- Beau
For this week's Rise and Shiny, Beau is checking out Rise of Mythos, a browser-based game that will hopefully provide him with some entertainment!

4:00 p.m. EDT: World of Warcraft -- Dylan
Persistence pays off as we continue this World of Warcraft coverage and heal those who would throw themselves into the fray in the name of XP! If you have a mid 60s alliance character, join GGraves and his restoration Shaman, Gravewaves, for some dungeon runs. Or just join in chat and be a part of the fun.

8:00 p.m. EDT: Vanguard: Saga of Heroes -- Beau
Beau has always been in love with this classic SOE title, so what better way to celebrate his love for the game than to play it for your viewing pleasure?

9:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. EDT: EverQuest II -- MJ & Mike
With his own brand-new level 85, Mike joins MJ on EverQuest Two-sday to check out the high-level content of a game he's neglected for far too long.

3:00 p.m. EDT: Aion -- MJ
Last week Aion was not very cooperative, so MJ is heading back to Atreia this week to deal out some song-slinging death with her Asmodian Songweaver.

4:00 p.m. EDT: Star Wars: The Old Republic -- Dylan
GGraves returns to story content in SWTOR from the perspective of a Jedi Guardian. See what BioWare has to offer in this free-to-play MMO where you decide your character's path along with all your companions.

8:00 p.m. EDT: Final Fantasy XIV -- MJ
MJ is ready to plumb the depths of another dungeon with her comrades. Join in and watch the excitement. Or, you know, she could just weave...

9:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. EDT: Star Wars: The Old Republic -- Larry
Last week saw the first of two new operations introduced in Update 2.4: Dread War. This week, Larry and his raid team take on the second operation: The Dread Palace! Oooh, scary!

3:00 p.m. EDT: Hearthstone -- Jasmine
Jasmine dives back into Hearthstone after the data wipe! Time to unlock some heroes and collect some cards.

4:00 p.m. EDT: DotA 2 -- Dylan
You are not prepared to lane with GGraves in this massive MOBA. He'll take a look at the 5v5 lane-pushing title that entertains thousands of PC gamers across the globe, Defense of the Ancients 2.

10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. EDT: Guild Wars 2 - Richie
Richie is calling upon the Massively viewers to join him on the Blackgate server for some alt-leveling fun in Guild Wars 2. He'll be running around level 25 - 35 zones on his Thief in search of adventure, loot, and delicious pie.

7:00 p.m. EDT: Planetside 2 -- Mike
Mike returns to the battlefields of Planetside 2 for some futuristic shooty action.

8:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. EDT: The Secret World -- MJ
MJ and friends are going back to Hell -- but this time it's Hell Fallen. And it's elite. Watch this next adventure as they dive head-first into more deadly dungeons while avoiding death.

11:30 a.m. EDT: SMITE -- Blake
Lunchtime Livecast #80 is set to be the fastest hour in Livecast history. Mercury is on deck from the pantheon of SMITE.

Speaking of decisionally challenged -- without any livestreams to watch today, will you catch up on chores around the house, do a marathon screening of the reruns, or dive into your own online adventures? Well at least the first one is easy to rule out!

You don't have to wait until Sunday to plan your Massively rerun marathon! We've even made it easy for you with all the links right here. All you need to do is supply the snack and click.

Highlight Reel
There are times when you can't make up your mind, and then there are times you know exactly what you want to do! This week's highlight proves that one Stream Team member doesn't hesitate when jumping into a new GW2 dungeon path.

With so many games to play, and even so many things to do in them (especially sandboxes!), it is quite understandable that folks would struggle with making decisions once in a while. And games aren't the only area this affliction can manifest. Where do you run into the most trouble making a quick and decisive decision?%Poll-84972%
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