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GHX Ep. 36: Couple Sega Fanboys

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This week Fred and Trees open with a discussion about The Quiet Man before moving on to online retro gaming hunts and the joys of recapturing your childhood.


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Written by Fred Rojas

November 14, 2018 at 11:00 am

GHX Ep. 35: Auction Sites on Halloween

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Fred and Trees are joined by guest Chase from the Scarcasm podcast to talk about the spookiest, best day of the year.  What starts off as a round robin of horror games ends up in a lengthy discussion about the just released Call of Cthulhu game.  Eventually Trees gets to chime in and down the rabbit hole everyone plunges as the discussion of high demand retro games is had.

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Written by Fred Rojas

October 31, 2018 at 11:00 am

GHX Ep 34: Stupid Fun and Horrible Clothes

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This week Fred and Trees are talking a lot of racing games, including Forza Horizon 4.  Sprinkled in are other recent releases such as Dragon Quest XI and Shadow of the Tomb Raider.


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Written by Fred Rojas

October 17, 2018 at 11:00 am

GHX Episode 33: Done with Summer

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This week there’s plenty of discussion about Fall, which leads to Halloween, which always leads to horror movies when Fred’s involved.  Once jumping to video games things shift to the Extra Life 2018 fundraiser, then Trees’ casino nights and video games, and finally a discussion on the Playstation Classic.


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Written by Fred Rojas

September 26, 2018 at 11:00 am

GHX Ep 32: Casino Predator

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After some initial tech issues, our heroes speak of upcoming adventures raiding tombs and partying in casinos before eventually getting to video games.  Austin sparks a conversation on the myriad of titles on Xbox game pass, Fred vents about media personalities that have no idea what they’re talking about, Trees gives what he’s been playing, and it all closes on some Spyro 4 fan creation demos.


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Written by Fred Rojas

September 12, 2018 at 11:00 am

GHX Ep 31: Random Strange at the Moose Lodge

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Fred and Trees are back!  There’s a lot to catch up on, but they do manage to remain mostly on games including God of War (2018)No Man’s SkyDevil May Cry (2001), Trees gets a Switch, Dead Cells, and the Street Fighter Anniversary Collection.  All that along with discussions of the Analogue Super NT, gamers as game designers, and some recent news.

Also Fred is doing Extra Life this year!  He’ll be set up with prizes and dates soon, but if you’re game feel free to donate early here: https://www.extra-life.org/participant/316569  Donating early does not disqualify you from any prizes.


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Written by Fred Rojas

August 29, 2018 at 11:00 am

GHX Ep. 30: The Tale of Two Chases

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E3 2018 has come and gone, but that doesn’t stop us from still talking about it.  Joining as guests are Chase (Learned From Gaming) and Chase (Scarcasm Live) alongside Trees and Fred to chat about the ups and downs of gaming’s hottest US-based convention.  There’s a lot of bunny trail discussion, but it’s all in good fun.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 21, 2018 at 11:00 am

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E3 2018: Nintendo Direct Presentation

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Coming in last, but not least, is Nintendo’s direct.  Jam, Andy, and Fred discuss this positive, game-heavy presentation that focused largely on Smash Bros.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm

E3 2018: Sony Showcase Impressions

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Sony did something, shall we say “unique”, this year?   Andy, Fred, Chip, Chase, and Ryan tackle the balance of some impressive titles in a chaotic presentation.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 11, 2018 at 10:00 pm

E3 2018: Ubisoft Press Conference Impressions on AGR

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It’s down to three: Andy (42 Level One), Chase (Scarcasm), and Fred (Gaming History 101/B-Team). The three manage to talk at lengths about Ubisoft’s many announcements and the positive impressions that came from it.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 11, 2018 at 7:49 pm