Video Game Hangover

Randy rolls the dice as a robo-fugitive in Citizen Sleeper, while D.J. gets a crash course in alchemy in Little Witch in the Woods. Also: How excited are we for 10 more years of Grand Theft Auto?

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Gaming excitement

(31:10) - Citizen Sleeper

(49:10) - Little Witch in the Woods

(1:08:11) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_544_-_Bartenders_Have_Useful_Information.mp3
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Randy takes in a film, then practices sleight of hand in Card Shark. Meanwhile, D.J. trades in his lightsaber for a suspiciously vampiric spaceship in Gunlocked.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Uncharted

(13:49) - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Episode II

(20:14) - Gunlocked

(38:00) - Card Shark

(53:35) - Viewer Mail

(1:00:18) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_543_-_Now_You_Shoot_Knives.mp3
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Randy smashes a million spiders then eats an entire coma in Neversong. Meanwhile, D.J. smashes a million swords and falls down bottomless pits in Panzer Paladin. Also: A mysterious message from the past. Giancarlo Esposito guest stars.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro

(2:58) - Far Cry 6

(22:01) - Panzer Paladin

(41:20) - Neversong

(56:23) - Viewer Mail

(1:04:14) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_542_-_Rex_Powercolt_Horseman.mp3
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Randy returns to the familiar, but now unmistakably Ultra Deluxe, hallways of The Stanley Parable. Meanwhile, D.J. accidentally a Star Wars.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro

(4:32) - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

(30:48) - The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

(57:39)  - Outro

Direct download: VGH_541_-_Anti-Lightsaber_Technology.mp3
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D.J. finds himself enjoying his new career as a futuristic fetch quester in Cloudpunk. Meanwhile, Randy finds himself on a whole series of islands in A Monster's Expedition's future England... land.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Phone broke

(16:20) - Cloudpunk

(36:39) - A Monster’s Expedition (Through Puzzling Exhibitions)

(57:30)  - Outro

Direct download: VGH_540_-_The_Burning_Orphanage.mp3
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D.J. takes on a parkour and puzzle-solving biathlon in Sephonie. Meanwhile, Randy finds himself jumping around yet another mysterious island in Refunct. Also: More Mutazione, and, of course, the inescapable Bunny Day.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Bunny Day Boycott

(13:32) - Mutazione

(20:57) - Sephonie

(47:36) - Refunct

(57:27) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_539_-_Multicultural_Biological_Researchers.mp3
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Randy finds himself on yet another remote island in Mutazione, although this one harbors a terrible, overly processed secret. Meanwhile, D.J. spends 3,000,000 days playing Paradise Killer but all he has to show for it is a weird bag of crystals.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/FFXIV

(15:32) - Guardians of the Galaxy

(24:04) - Mutazione

(41:24) - Paradise Killer

(1:04:24) - Outro

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Finally, some good Marvel Content as Randy signs on with the Guardians of the Galaxy. Also: Deciphering Tunic, underachieving in Hatsune Miku: Colorful Stage, and an important Kirby update.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro

(12:34) - Kirby and the Forgotten Cafe

(18:44) - Tunic

(38:53) - Hatsune Miku: Colorful Stage

(51:50) - Guardians of the Galaxy

(1:14:12) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_537_-_Marvel_Content.mp3
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D.J. shows off his prowess at repairing whimsical power plants in Even the Ocean, while Randy gets mouthful in Kirby and the Forgotten Land. Also: An important Pokémon question, and Dragalia Lost's surprise ending.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/The Batman

(12:00) - Dragalia Lost

(21:33) - Even the Ocean

(39:47) - Kirby and the Forgotten Land

(1:05:18) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_536_-_One_Cool_Hat.mp3
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Randy spends time away from life on the Puzzle & Dragons competitive circuit to clean up some strange planets in The Gunk. Meanwhile, D.J. gets shot with one million fireballs in Chocobo GP.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Puzzle & Dragons

(19:09) - Chocobo GP

(42.46) - The Gunk

(1:03:27) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_535_-_The_Token_American.mp3
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D.J. tries to get to the bottom of this whole "killing Chaos" business in Strangers in a Paradise: The Final Fantasy Origin. Meanwhile, Randy takes in some of the local tales in Welcome to Elk. Also: Mario Party.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/St. Patrick’s Day

(7:55) - Mario Party exists

(12:55) - Welcome to Elk

(32:03) - Stranger from the Paradise: Origin of Final Fantasy

(58:49) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_534_-_ODoom.mp3
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Randy and D.J. show off their prowess at sailing a whimsical ocean-boat in Far: Changing Tides, then get mouthful in Kirby and the Forgotten Land. Also: How to properly celebrate Mario, and chasing down Gabe Newell.

(0:00) - Intro/Wii U apocalypse

(08:46) - Steam Deck apocalypse

(16:54) - Mario Day

(27:33) - Far: Changing Tides

(48:16) - Kirby and the Forgotten Land

(1:06:19) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_533_-_What_If_Theres_Sharks.mp3
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After 100%-ing Elden Ring offscreen, Randy and D.J. set their sights on new challenges, including Horizon: Zero Dawn and Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Elden Ring minute

(8:42) - A new Xbox

(23:23) - Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster

(49:52) - Horizon: Zero Dawn

(1:11:09) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_532_-_The_Logo_Is_on_Fire.mp3
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D.J. tries to make sense of the many strange happenings in Eastward. Meanwhile, Randy finds himself embroiled in the pigs-vs.-ravens class war in White Shadows. Also, Pokémon.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Pokémon Minute

(14:35) - Eastward

(33:29) - White Shadows

(49:58) - Outro

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The new Personalike, Monark, has a tough time living up to Randy's expectations. Fortunately, there's Vampire Survivors. Also: Sliding Seas, and more Pokémon Arceus.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Pokémon Minute

(13:02) - Vampire Survivors

(37:04) - Monark

(55:46) - Sliding Seas

(1:03:01) - Outro

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Randy finds himself marooned in the terrifying world of Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Meanwhile, D.J. teaches himself how to throw a Boomerang… X. Also, 24th century travel tips.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Immediately Pokemon Arceus

(48:02) - Boomerang X

(1:08:18) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_529_-_Ancient_Society_of_Weird_Bug_People.mp3
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Randy discovers the joy of unpacking in, er, Unpacking. Similarly, D.J. discovers the joy of generating umurangies in Umurangi Generation. Also: The final name in fantasy fashion lines.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/SakaGUCCI

(11:19) - Umurangi Generation

(31:34) - Unpacking

(52:40) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_528_-_Super_Umurangi_Brothers.mp3
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Randy dons his cauldron to delve into the crafty world of Wytchwood. Meanwhile, D.J. once again finds himself stuck on a Raft. Also: Wordle, plus a listener mail solves a decades-old VGH mystery.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro

(03:35) - Wytchwood

(20:19) - Raft

(40:05) - Wordle

(53:08) - Viewer Mail

(1:02:54) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_527_-_Squirrel_Exploder.mp3
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Randy reveals his 2022 gaming resolution: To dab harder than anyone has dabbed before in Just Dance. Meanwhile, Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker brings D.J.'s MMO journey to a close... or does it? Also: Proper kadomatsu technique.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro/Pre-show babble

(08:16) - Just Dance

(25:35) - Ring Fit Adventure

(34:21) - Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

(1:08:56) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_526_-_Abnormally_Friendly.mp3
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We present our favorite games of 2021, while keeping things mostly drama-free.

Episode Timeline

(0:00) - Intro

(11:17) - #5

(21:24) - #4

(32:42) - #3

(43:10) - #2

(57:01) - #1

(1:07:46) - Honorable mentions

(1:11:39) - Outro

Direct download: VGH_525_-_Game_of_the_Year_2021.mp3
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