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VGP Ep 120: Chasing Ghosts

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This week kicks off with some talk about football practice, drama, and Dirty Dancing.

  • 13:20 – Trees’ Week
  • 33:20 – Fred’s Week
  • 59:50 – Minecraft Dungeons
  • 1:06:10 – Power Washer Simulator
  • 1:14:20 – PSVR Adaptor
  • 1:17:35 – Ghosts of Tsushima
  • 1:46:45 – Stray
  • 1:58:30 – Bright Memory Infinite
  • 2:06:50 – Exoprimal
  • 2:09:30 – AC: Origins

VGP Ep 119: Grosse Pointe Fred

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This week Trees fights the mighty creatures of the sea while Fred attends his 20 year high school reunion.

  • 01:15 – Trees’ Week
  • 23:00 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:07:30 – Lawn Mowing Simulator
  • 1:21:00 – Fight Night Champion
  • 1:31:00 – Stray
  • 1:51:45 – Astro’s Playroom
  • 2:04:30 – Returnal
  • 2:22:40 – AC Origins

Written by Fred Rojas

August 5, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 118: Vacation

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This week features a massive amount of content including both hosts vacations and over 2 hours talking about games. Yes, we talk about games!

  • 10:00 – Trees’ Weeks
  • 29:00 – Fred’s Weeks
  • 1:04:00 – Stranger Things
  • 1:18:00 – Mercenaries 2
  • 1:24:45 – Fall Guys (Switch)
  • 1:25:40 – House Flipper
  • 1:29:10 – CMS 2021 (100% full completion)
  • 1:30:20 – PS5
  • 1:53:20 – Stray
  • 2:07:00 – Astro’s Playroom
  • 2:15:45 – PSVR on PS5
  • 2:23:15 – Fred’s Come to Jesus Moment (Nope Games)
  • 2:51:30 – Cuphead DLC
  • 3:05:30 – Dragon’s Dogma
  • 3:08:30 – THPS Remaster
  • 3:12:30 – Metro 2033 Redux

Fred Talks Ep 2: The “Value” of Games

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Trees is still on vacation so Fred took this opportunity to discuss the “value” of games. It begins with a extended discussion on contemporary game pricing and what people will pay for games before spending roughly an hour digging into what notable retro games are worth today.

Written by Fred Rojas

July 22, 2022 at 11:00 am

Questions For Trees: Ep. 2

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While the VGP crew enjoy some vacation time, enjoy this bonus episode featuring more answers to your burning questions from Trees!

Submit your own questions at: questionsfortrees@gmail.com

Written by Fred Rojas

July 15, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 117: Indigo “Iron Boy” Young

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This week we celebrate Independence weekend with laid back overindulgence.

  • 03:50 – Trees’ Week
  • 30:20 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:06:55 – Listener Mail
  • 1:29:40 – Fight Night Champion
  • 1:38:00 – Fall Guys
  • 1:40:35 – A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • 1:45:30 – House Flipper
  • 2:00:50 – Dragon’s Dogma
  • 2:12:30 – GTA III Definitive Edition
  • 2:22:45 – Man of Medan
  • 2:29:45 – Car Mechanic Simulator 2018
  • 2:40:30 – Lust from Beyond

VPG Ep 116: Summertime

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Summer is here and it’s time to stay indoors and consume media!

  • 00:00 – Seltzer chat
  • 10:30 – Trees’ Week
  • 37:30 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:25:15 – Fight Night Champion
  • 1:28:50 – Titanfall 2
  • 1:37:00 – Fall Guys
  • 1:54:50 – Demos
  • 2:00:45 – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Remaster
  • 2:16:30 – TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge
  • 2:22:50 – Bevis and Butt-Head Do the Universe
  • 2:24:50 – Dragon’s Dogma

VGP Ep 115: Who’s Your Daddy

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We know, cheesy joke, but we had to! Rarely do you get a combo Father’s Day ep and Darth Vader in an active TV series at the same time.

  • 00:00 – Father’s Day
  • 47:30 – Capcom/Square Enix Announcements
  • 1:16:00 – PS4
  • 1:22:30 – Fight Night Champion
  • 1:29:30 – Fuzion Pro 2 Controller
  • 1:47:40 – TMNT Shredder’s Revenge
  • 2:03:10 – The Quarry

Written by Fred Rojas

June 24, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 113: Hype Train!

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We actually talk about video games for a majority of the show this week!

  • 00:00 – Intro and Game Announcements (formerly E3 Hype Train)
  • 01:15:50 – Trees Week
  • 01:38:40 – Fred Week
  • 02:09:20 – Fight Night Champions
  • 02:13:15 – Card Shark
  • 02:25:10 – Tomb Raider Anniversary

Written by Fred Rojas

June 17, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 113: A Vanguard, It Is Not

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This week Trees calls out VGP inaccuracies and looks to the future of Sony while Fred beats a dead horse with Call of Duty.

  • 13:20 Trees Week
  • 42:38 Fred Week
  • 01:08:50 Mercenaries 2
  • 01:15:00 Fight Night Champion
  • 01:30:25 State of Play
  • 01:46:40 Cyberpunk 2077
  • 01:51:30 Pac-Man Museum Plus
  • 01:57:45 Tomb Raider Anniversary
  • 02:04:50 Call of Duty: Vanguard