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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.

Video Game Purists Ep. 82: We’re Falling Apart

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This week Fred and Trees acknowledge that injuries can happen and its a time for healing. Additionally birthdays continue as does renovations. On the gaming front Trees is continuing to fix cars, has gone solo in Luigi’s Mansion 3, and continues to play AC: Valhalla the “wrong way”. Fred dabbles in mods, Magic: The Gathering, goes back to his FMV teenage years with Tender Loving Care, and enjoyed the b-tier title Werewolf the Apocalypse: Earthblood.

Written by Fred Rojas

September 24, 2021 at 12:39 pm

Video Game Purists Ep 80: Adulting is Hard

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This week was a bit tough on both the guys and there are stories to tell of the whole ordeal. It’s not all bad though because there were some important gaming anniversaries and Sony did it’s pseudo-E3 showcase! Trees has been busy repairing cards in Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 and completed Minecraft Dungeons with his boy. Fred got in some Vita time and is nearing the end of Psychonauts 2. He also got a chance to try out Aliens Fireteam Elite and continues to enjoy Demons Souls on PS5.

Written by Fred Rojas

September 10, 2021 at 11:12 am

Video Game Purists Ep 79: SUP

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This week it’s birthday’s for Trees and dog bars for Fred. Much on the gaming front as well, starting with Maneater, which Trees is still working through with his son and Fred has completed 100 percent. Additionally Trees was getting very Playstation Home-like with Riders Republic (the beta) and…Car Mechanic Simulator 2021! Fred waved goodbye to 12 Minutes and Doom II while continuing through Psychonauts 2 and having some GameStop shenanigans. His highlight this week, however, is that he’s really enjoying the life (and death) of Demon’s Souls.

Written by Fred Rojas

September 3, 2021 at 11:00 am