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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

VGP Ep 123: Buttered Slotdogs

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This week Trees invents the perfect hot dog while Fred talks TV.

  • 01:30 – Trees’ Week
  • 50:00 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:15:00 – Video Game Companies
  • 1:44:45 – LEGO Star Wars: Skywalker Saga
  • 1:47:15 – Cult of the Lamb
  • 1:55:10 – Fortnite
  • 2:14:45 – MTG Arena
  • 2:17:20 – Xenia
  • 2:23:36 – Blades of Time
  • 2:31:15 – AC: Origins
  • 2:38:45 – Metro: Last Light

Written by Fred Rojas

September 2, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 122: Gaming Better

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This week Trees starts the football season while Fred does just about nothing.

  • 05:00 – Trees’ Week
  • 31:50 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:05:35 – Ghost of Tsushima
  • 1:14:30 – Power Wash Simulator
  • 1:22:30 – Cult of the Lamb
  • 1:32:50 – Mystery Game
  • 1:55:45 – AC: Origins
  • 2:16:15 – MTG: Arena
  • 2:19:30 – Metro: Last Light
  • 2:29:55 – Blades of Time

VGP Ep 121: Wish.com App

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This week Trees introduces Fred to the wonders of Wish.com.

  • 0:30 – Trees’ Week
  • 48:30 – Fred’s Week
  • 1:50:00 – PSVR in PS5
  • 2:07:10 – Ghost of Tsushima
  • 2:20:25 – Wild Guns Reloaded
  • 2:33:00 – Soldner-X 2
  • 2:40:00 – The Incredible Hulk

Written by Fred Rojas

August 19, 2022 at 11:00 am

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