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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 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

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

VGP Ep 109: Fictional Employees

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This week Trees largely lays low while Fred takes a road trip to the Midwest Gaming Classic. It turns out the adventure is almost as eventful as the destination. On the gaming front:

  • 1:46:00 – Car Mechanic Simulator 2021
  • 1:55:00 – Bugsnax
  • 2:08:10 – Cyberpunk 2077
  • 2:39:30 – Demon’s Souls (PS5)
  • 2:52:15 – PS5 VRR
  • 3:01:40 – MC2SIO

Written by Fred Rojas

May 6, 2022 at 11:00 am

VGP Ep 107: Fun is Good

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This week Trees goes game shopping while Fred has to deal with a broken DualSense (PS5) controller. On the gaming front:

  • Car Mechanic Simulator (55:10)
  • Mass Effect Andromeda (1:00:00)
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (1:15:40)
  • Spyro 3 (1:33:00)
  • Destroy All Humans! (1:35:30)
  • Ghostwire: Tokyo (1:38:30)
  • Hacked PS3 (1:57:20)
  • X-Blades (1:59:00)

Written by Fred Rojas

April 15, 2022 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 91: No Halo Yet

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This week Trees embarks on a capitalistic block party while Fred does…very little. On the gaming front no one has played Halo Infinite yet, but Trees sank some hours into Car Mechanic Simulator, tried out the surprisingly good Kart Rider: Drift, and jumped into Series X/S exclusive Lawn Mowing Simulator. Fred tried The Forgotten City, briefly jumped into Arkham Origins, but spent most of his time continuing to love Final Fantasy VII Remake.

Video Game Purists Ep 90: Barn Stuff

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This week is all about setting up for Christmas and oil-soaked food. On the gaming front Trees has finally 100 percent completed Maneater, DLC and all, as well as rounding out the end of Picross Sega. The real highlight is the new CMS 2021 DLC that includes Jaguars and Pugatis. Fred has been continuing to enjoy Final Fantasy VII Remake and taking his RPG interests to a whole new level with the tabletop game Hero Quest (yes, that one from the early 90s) and the PC indie darling Wildermyth.

Written by Fred Rojas

December 3, 2021 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 86: Mocking Skill Point

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This week Trees talks about his true current favorite game: the Peloton. Fred spends most of his time waiting for car repairs and watching movies. On the gaming front Trees continues to repair cars, play golf, and delve deeper into the original Spyro thanks to the facelift of the Re-Ignited trilogy. Trees also delves into the Series X version of one of his favorites, No Man’s Sky. Fred is chasing the Halloween dragon with varied success. Visage, a walking sim horror title on Game Pass, fails to keep his attention. Meanwhile hardcore action titles like The Suffering and Quake fill that gap nicely. He also took the time to look into N64 and Genesis titles released to Switch Online customers that have the Expansion Pack, and while there are clear flaws it’s not the disaster the Internet is harping on.

This episode’s closing song is the Halloween theme as remixed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

Written by Fred Rojas

October 29, 2021 at 11:00 am

Video Game Purists Ep 84: Aquatic Cannibalism

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This week is all about the weddings on the personal front, with Trees loving on the final Smash character and hating on Fred’s favorite Xbox controllers. On the gaming front, Trees has been exploring fish on fish crimes with Feed & Grow Fish and I am Fish. Of course he’s also still fixing up cars in Car Mechanic Simulator and journeying into a new Game Pass title with Sable. Fred has wrapped up some games and gone full Shocktober with the lackluster end of Tender Loving Care and replaying the DLC of Resident Evil 7. He also tried the demo of Stranger in Paradise: Final Fantasy and overthought the purchase of Alan Wake Remastered.

Video Game Purists Ep 83: Spot On Casting

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As always, we say “nothing happened” but yet we go on nearly an hour about this nothing. Then it’s time to go to the Switch where updates discover bluetooth, games were announced (and released), and we learn of the best casting ever for the 2022 Super Mario movie. On the gaming front, Trees continues with Car Mechanic Simulator, wraps Maneater and leaps into the Truth Quest DLC, customizes boats in AC Valhalla, and plays around with the perspective bending Superliminal. Fred has been going all arcade with Cruis’n Blast, engages heavy with Magic the Gathering Arena thanks to the Innestrad: Midnight Hunt set, and drags his way to the finish line of Sackboy. He also contemplates Halloween gaming and how his play habits may be in direct contradiction to his decision making on what to play.