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VGH #49: Slinging the Purple Fire

VGH #49: Slinging the Purple Fire

Grappling hooks for everyone! On this week’s show, we’re talking about our favorite (and regrettably underutilized) gameplay mechanics. Red Faction, Crackdown, Super Mario Galaxy, Just Cause, Mother 3, and more are mentioned during our conversation.

In the Hangover this week, we’re revisiting Bioshock, playing with our balls in Hustle Kings, and trying to learn all of the moves in Skullgirls.

We’ve also got talk of poop, divorce, bad-assery, QTE’s and fighting games. You’ve been warned.

Episode Timeline:
Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:15
Hangover: 4:03
Underutilized Mechanics: 27:18
Last Call: 63:00
Outro: 68:35

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This Week’s Music:
“Main Theme” and “Credits” from Shane Reaction: Zombieland, by Claudio Oliveira.

AirMech, the free-to-play action RTS for Chrome by Carbon Games:
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