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VGP Ep 134: Dick Duck

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This week we give thanks and tackle a bunch of games, some with themes you may not expect.

  • 19:30 – Fred’s Week
  • 42:15 – Trees’ Week
  • 1:05:30 – Marvel Snap
  • 1:21:50 – Fortnite
  • 1:28:40 – GoW II/Plague Tale: Requiem
  • 1:30:30 – Trials of Mana
  • 1:51:15 – Sonic Frontiers
  • 1:52:00 – Vampire Survivors
  • 1:58:30 – My Time at Portia
  • 2:00:00 – Car Mechanic Simulator
  • 2:04:50 – Gas Station Simulator

VGP Ep 133: Unique in 2022

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This week Trees considers returning to Gameboy repair while Fred considers selling off parts of his collection.

  • 04:15 – Trees’ Week
  • 38:00 – Fred’s Week
  • 56:30 – Fortnite (w/brief Halo Infinite)
  • 1:16:30 – Harvestella
  • 1:22:00 – Sonic Frontiers
  • 1:59:00 – A Plague Tale Requiem
  • 2:12:40 – Vampire Saviors
  • 2:22:30 – God of War II
  • 2:33:20 – Trials of Mana

Written by Fred Rojas

November 18, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 131: 4 Full Mins of Bolt

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This week is Halloween and filled with spooky stories about adulting!

  • 13:00 – Trees’ Week
  • 43:00 – Fred’s Week
  • 01:20:15 – Fortnite
  • 01:32:00 – Trials of Mana
  • 01:35:30 – Cult of the Lamb
  • 01:40:10 – X7 Plus portable console
  • 02:01:30 – Blasphemous
  • 02:12:00 – Dead Space 2
  • 02:33:30 – House of the Dead Remake

Written by Fred Rojas

November 4, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 130: Isle of Hot Witches

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This week involves trigger finger, prostate exams, hard rock, and…right…video games!

  • 1:00 – Trees’ Week
  • 22:30 – Fred’s Week
  • 49:00 – The Witness
  • 53:50 – Hot Wheels Unleashed
  • 56:30 – Fortnite
  • 01:29:00 – Trials of Mana (Remake)
  • 01:50:00 – Tormented Souls
  • 01:54:30 – God of War
  • 02:02:00 – Scorn
  • 02:06:00 – Dead Space 2
  • 02:09:20 – Blasphemous

Written by Fred Rojas

October 28, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 129: Beat That!

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This week is largely business as usual but the rotation gets switched up!

  • 3:00 – Trees’ Week
  • 43:45 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:04:30 – PSVR
  • 1:23:10 – Fortnite
  • 1:42:00 – Tormented Souls
  • 1:53:45 – God of War
  • 2:04:15 – Scorn
  • 2:17:30 – Wish.com
  • 2:19:20 – Hard Space Ship Breaker
  • 2:23:30 – The Witness
  • 2:36:00 – Hot Wheels Unleashed

Written by Fred Rojas

October 21, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep. 128: Bowling Walker

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This week is about justifying rappers, avoiding gutters, and dented steelbooks.

  • 22:40 – Trees’ Week
  • 1:00:50 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:28:15 – Fortnite
  • 1:40:10 – Ghost of Tsushima
  • 1:50:15 – Hard Space Ship Breaker
  • 2:16:10 – ME3 Finale
  • 2:25:00 – Papers, Please
  • 2:28:50 – Lego City Undercover
  • 2:37:15 – God of War
  • 2:45:00 – F.E.A.R.
  • 2:50:00 – Tormented Souls

Written by Fred Rojas

October 14, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 127: Gumbo

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This week Trees heads to a wedding in Cape Cod while Fred deals with football drama.

  • 03:30 – Trees’ Week
  • 28:40 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:16:00 – Considering Deathloop
  • 1:18:00 – Fortnite
  • 1:22:30 – LEGO Star Wars – Skywalker Saga
  • 1:33:20 – Hard Space Ship Breaker
  • 1:53:50 – Horror Movies
  • 2:11:30 – Mass Effect 3

Written by Fred Rojas

October 7, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 126: All Bets Are Off

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This week Trees re-evaluates a hobby while Fred has a sleepless weekend.

  • 02:20 – Trees’ Week
  • 45:05 – Fred’s Week
  • 01:19:00 – Ghost of Tsushima
  • 01:29:00 – Fortnite
  • 02:13:00 – Hard Space Ship Breaker
  • 02:37:30 – Steam Deck
  • 02:56:00 – Split/Second
  • 03:01:45 – Mass Effect 3

Written by Fred Rojas

September 30, 2022 at 11:00 am

Questions for Trees: Ep. 3

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VGP had to take a week off, so sit back and enjoy more Questions for Trees!

Submit your own questions at: questionsfortrees@gmail.com

Written by Fred Rojas

September 23, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 125: Intimidating Sleepover

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This week Trees goes hard on Marvel video entertainment while Fred enjoys a week off and hosts a birthday sleepover.

  • 04:15 – Trees’ Week
  • 49:10 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:24:50 – Fortnite
  • 1:45:00 – Disney Dreamlight Valley
  • 2:11:00 – AC Origins
  • 2:24:30 – Mass Effect 3
  • 2:29:00 – RGH Modded 360
  • 2:37:30 – Split/Second
  • 2:45:45 – Turok

Written by Fred Rojas

September 16, 2022 at 11:00 am