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Video Game Purists Ep 42: Aeromatic Engineers (AEs)

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This week Trees assists Fred in being a more assertive shopper, the guys talk their history with Dunkin Donuts, and the lengths we go for Christmas decorations.  After a thoughtful listener mail, video games entails Trees dealing with his young son starting to play with menus in Animal Crossing and another love fest over VR.  Fred has been going back to GTA IV and Titanfall 2 while his wife and child are hooked to Tetris Effect Connected.

Written by Fred Rojas

November 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 41: Wicked Awesome Vibrations and Sound

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This week it’s all about unusually warm weather, gearing up for the holidays, and oh yeah those new consoles came out.  Fred and Trees don’t discuss the intricacies of what they do, but rather the fun times to be had trying to get one.  Trees has been working his way through Far Cry Primal while Fred tested out his Series X with GTA IV, Tetris Effect Connected, and Gears 5.

Written by Fred Rojas

November 13, 2020 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Episode 40: New Streaming Service

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This week Fred and Trees swap Halloween stories before delving into a bevy of random games.  Trees decides to test the waters of PC and tries a new streaming service while Fred goes largely retro with a dash of inFamous: Festival of Blood.

Written by Fred Rojas

November 5, 2020 at 9:15 pm

Video Game Purists Ep 39: Survival Horror Kinda Sucks

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This week VGP is all over the place talking about everything from retro accessories to the people of Wal-Mart.  Trees continues to play Far Cry Primal and he gives Trine 4 a go.  Fred played through Until Dawn again and struggled to find the fun in Obscure and Siren so he returned to MediEvil to enjoy the PS4 remaster.

Opening Song: Facehammer by Ozzed (ozzed.net)

Closing Song: The Sorcerer Returns from MediEvil

Written by Fred Rojas

October 29, 2020 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 38: Rough NPCs

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It’s time for all smiles at the trampoline park and the reality that the days of the theater are truly numbered as Fred waivers on the concept of going to the movies.  Trees has been diving into Far Cry Primal and is enjoying himself thoroughly.  Fred played some bite-sized experiences from Sega’s 60th Anniversary collection, cleared Tacoma on his day off, tested After Party and finally completed The Evil Within 2.

Opening Song: Facehammer by Ozzed (ozzed.net)

Closing Song: Boss Battle from Streets of Rage (Genesis)

Written by Fred Rojas

October 22, 2020 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 36: Don’t Try New Things

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This week Trees is off to the casino while Fred is off to the movies in two action packed stories.  The conversation then shifts to games where Trees tested out Greedfall and A Night in the Woods while Fred enjoyed a co-op night of Resident Evil 5 and started The Evil Within 2.  This all is wrapped in a tribute to the late, great, Eddie Van Halen.

Opening Song – Hot For Teacher by Van Halen

Closing Song – Mean Street by Van Halen

Written by Fred Rojas

October 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 35: School of Pig Fish

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This week Trees is going to HOA meetings while Fred is reading comics and watching bad horror movies like Midsommar.  Gaming talks a bit about twitter before Trees expands on yet more time with No Man’s Sky, but also Sega Marine Fishing, and the newly released (and very popular) Genshin Impact.  Fred is going mostly horror but manages to wrap Jak and Daxter before delving into the headache of the end of Resident Evil: Code Veronica, giving Condemned 2: Bloodshot a second chance after more than a decade, and big dumb fun with House of the Dead III.

Opening Song: Facehammer – Ozzed (ozzed.net)

Closing Song: Precursor Basin – Jak and Daxter

Video Game Purists Ep 34: Sandworm!

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This week it’s time to target Microsoft and the poor handling of pre-orders that happened earlier this week.  Then Trees gets down to discussing No Man’s SkyProminence Poker, and a handful of Dreamcast titles.  Fred is going all horror with the return of fall in The Sinking City and his first return to Resident Evil: Code Veronica X in over 10 years.

Opening Song: Facehammer by Ozzed (ozzed.net)

Closing Song: Chu-Chu Rocket! by Sega (from Chu-Chu Rocket!)

Written by Fred Rojas

September 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 33: Fred + PS5 = Hot Mess

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This week the PS5 has been announced and both pre-orders and Fred are a hot mess.  After a long discussion about the now fully informed next generation and the exciting titles on the horizon, the discussion moves to games Trees and Fred have been playing.  For Trees it’s wrapping up Man of Medan and starting Spiritfairer while Fred wrapped up Far Cry 4 and Shaq Fu (both the original and recent A Legend Reborn titles).

Written by Fred Rojas

September 17, 2020 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 32: Just the Cutscenes

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It’s Trees celebrating his birthday week along with some chat about movies Mulan (2020) and The New Mutants.  Fred can’t help himself and has to chat about the Xbox announcements and Mario’s 35th birthday releases from Nintendo.  It all wraps up with Trees talking Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan and Fred grinding through more Far Cry 4 and the entire Battletoads franchise.

Opening Song: Facehammer – Ozzed (ozzed.net)

Closing Song: Intro – Man of Medan

Written by Fred Rojas

September 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm