December 1, 2016

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Good news: 2016 will soon be over. Better news: Our year-end finale show is even sooner! Once again, we’re taking calls and questions from you, the listeners, and answering them on the air over an endless stream of drinks. It’s gonna get weird.

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December 1, 2016

VGH #272: Overall Pretty Dumb

Paul embarks on the anime road trip of a lifetime. D.J. takes a (short!) break from rebuilding Alefgard to hang out with a robot buddy. Randy tries to figure out why everyone’s dead.

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November 23, 2016

VGH #271: Things We Know to Be Things

Randy finds his new ninja lifestyle oddly unsatisfying. Paul is trapped in the PlayStation 1 zombie wasteland of his dreams. D.J. is also trapped, but in an annoying space pod. Also Dragon Quest Builders Dragon Quest Builders Dragon Quest Builders.

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November 17, 2016

VGH #270: Ffftroggy

We survived Extra Life last week and then started playing even MORE games so we could chat about those GAMES this week. Games like Alphabet, Nium, and Letter Quest Remastered. Also this week: dogs and survival games.

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November 10, 2016

VGH #269: Live at Extra Life 2016

Have some semi-coherent rambling after staying up too late playing video games. And then… our Extra Life live show, ha ha!!

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November 2, 2016

VGH #268: I Want the Pumpkin Face!

Paul attempts to drag Randy and D.J. into the depths of the Civilization VI rabbit hole. D.J. is tricked into playing a video game by a spooky grandma. Randy learns about how the people of Norway benefit from sustainable energy.

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October 27, 2016

VGH #267: A Counter to Whatever You Encounter

Paul replaces homes with slightly nicer homes. Randy learns what to do about a soggy toad. D.J. decides to loiter in a vacant virtual house where the Target employees can’t find him. And Nintendo introduces the Slapchop.

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October 20, 2016

VGH #266: Something Bad Happened

Randy tries to determine if Paper Mario: Color Splash is finally the game that justifies the Wii U’s, well… Wii U-ness. D.J. descends into Thumper‘s spooky rhythm dimension. And yes, Dragon Quest VII.

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October 13, 2016

VGH #265: Smurgushbird

We get a glimpse of Paul’s nascent Dragon Quest Builders addiction as he recounts his time with the demo. Meanwhile, D.J. makes the responsible decision to only play games for 15 minutes at a time, and, doing the opposite, Randy plays Picross 3D.

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October 6, 2016

VGH #264: Fake Authenticity

Paul and Randy revisit New Deus Ex‘s grim future where cybernetic superhumans can’t stop breaking into their neighbors’ homes to steal their snacks and drinks. Also, we play Virginia: The Official Game of the U.S. State, and Dragon Quest VII is.

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September 29, 2016

VGH #263: NBD

By listening to this episode you will learn: how to select the appropriate robot dog for any situation; operating procedures for the Belus-07 railway vehicle in case of apocalypse; how to get through the first hour of Dragon Quest VII in only three hours

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September 29, 2016

VGH @ Extra Life 2016

Extra Life

We’re participating in the Extra Life 2016 gaming marathon for charity! On Saturday, November 5th, we’ll be raising funds for the Children’s Miracle Network of hospitals by playing games for 24 hours straight. We hope you’ll tune into our livestream, cheer us on, and pledge your support for our team by donating a few dollars toward our fundraising goal. Any amount is appreciated! You can contribute here:

extra-life.org/team/vghangover


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September 22, 2016

VGH #262: You Just Stole My Onions!

Kitchen thievery in Overcooked, naked ninjas being shot out of cannons in Ninja Launcher, and Adam Jensen’s sunglasses. One of those things is not like the other… but to find out you’ll need to listen to this week’s episode! Also: Randy is still (not) dead (hopefully) and we flashback to Flashback: The Quest for Identity.

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September 15, 2016

VGH #261: Straight Outta XCOM

D.J. risks prison time playing AM2R, the Metroid II fan remake. Without Randy around, the conversation quickly devolves into Final Fantasy and Star Trek, but it’s mostly because Paul played Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander. Mostly.

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September 8, 2016

VGH #260: Almost Live at PAX West 2016

Paul and D.J. report in from the first ever PAX West. Hear about Dragon Quest Builders, The Silver Case, World of Final Fantasy, PAX Game Show Night, and more!

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September 1, 2016

VGH #259: Fill Him Full of Juice

D.J. returns to the Deep Dungeon to find a new way to play Final Fantasy XIV, then rolls a healer in popular Internet meme, Overwatch, because maybe there’s more to gaming than killing people. Meanwhile, Randy kills people with zillions of grenades in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided yeahhhh siicckkkkk

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August 24, 2016

VGH #258: The Most Baller-Ass Ship in the Universe

Randy continues his new life of intergalactic trading in No Man’s Sky. D.J. watches people play every arcade game at once, then tries to come to terms with the final Final Fantasy. Paul explains how kitchens work.

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August 18, 2016

VGH #257: I Shoot My Little Laser

No Man’s Sky is out so we can definitively answer everyone’s remaining questions, like: Are there really 600 trillion planets, or did they just copy/paste the same 3 over and over? How do I shot gun? And which multiplayer mode is best? D.J. goes swimming.

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August 11, 2016

VGH #256: Champagne Problems

Randy pops heads off (and back on again) in the 70s sci-fi-vania, Headlander. Paul is still playing only Monster Hunter. And D.J. would have finished Last Window by now if protagonist Kyle Hyde could drag himself out of bed at a reasonable hour.

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August 4, 2016

VGH #255: Mob Dude’s Thugs

D.J. emerges from Final Fantasy XIV‘s deep dungeon to talk about its new Deep Dungeon mode. Paul navigates Batman through some jankiness. Randy has questions about Persona 4‘s take on hot social issues. Also: The final round of the Backlog Attack begins!

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