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We are a 2 hour weekly podcast, brodcasting live on Monday nights at UMSL (University of St. Louis) from 9-11p Central. We talk about video game news, review, interviews and more. Come join our IRC chat during live streaming times and interact with the show! Bang Howdy!

We are a 2 hour weekly podcast, brodcasting live on Monday nights at UMSL (University of St. Louis) from 9-11p Central. We talk about video game news, review, interviews and more. Come join our IRC chat during live streaming times and interact with the show! Bang Howdy!
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We are a 2 hour weekly podcast, brodcasting live on Monday nights at UMSL (University of St. Louis) from 9-11p Central. We talk about video game news, review, interviews and more. Come join our IRC chat during live streaming times and interact with the show! Bang Howdy!




VGS Show 543 - All Hail Corey, He Brought the Food! (11.28.17)

Yes indeed, all hail Corey, he brought the food. Truly an unsung hero of the VGS crew. But enough of that, we have a new show. Rich, Bob, Jake, Addy & Matt read emails, discuss Thanksgiving/Black Friday, Bob discusses new fatherhood, Matt tries out a Switch, Rich snaps on Capcom, Addy has a new career, and Jake...well...Jake tells a story. I'll leave it at that.

Duration: 01:13:35

VGS Show 542 - Addy Explains It All (11.14.17)

We are back, back again. Yeah, new episode time! Rich, Matt, Jake and Addy got together and made a new episode. Woot woot! Anyway, the crew discusses many topics including Black Friday deals, EA purchasing Respawn, Matt's feelings on the Switch, Addy explains the modern slang to the old men, and so much more.

Duration: 01:09:00

VGS Show 541 - Fresh Straws for Ryan Knight (10.17.17)

Sorry for the 3 weeks between episodes, but schedules suck. After a bit of a longer gap, the crew (Rich, Jake, Addy, Matt & Bob) are back and have plenty to discuss. Between emails, talking SNES Classic, South Park: The Fractured but Whole, IGN buying Humble Bundle, Bob not into modern games, what putting ESRB ratings on Limited Run Games could mean for GameStop, and so much more.

Duration: 01:08:39

VGS Show 540 - Jake, the Broker (9.26.17)

Lots of laughs and a bit of sadness on this week's episode of VGS. Rich, Bob, Matt, Addy and Jake read emails and discuss a variety of topics including Nintendo says don't buy NES or SNES Classics on eBay, Toys R Us declaring bankruptcy, VS Nintendo games coming to Switch, Limited Run Games getting ESRB ratings, Jake being the most interesting speculator of all, and so much more.

Duration: 01:18:53

VGS Show 539 - South Park Fills in for PewDiePie. You're Welcome. (9.12.17)

VGS is famous for going off topic. Tonight features one of the oddest (and longest) examples of going super off topic in the middle of a story. Join Rich, Bob, Matt & Addy and see where the ride takes you. Other items covered include Nintendo producing more NES Classics, Malaysia blocks Steam usage, Nintendo branded Western Digital SD cards coming soon, Sonic Mania on PC must have an Internet connection to play, Matt and Rich talk Destiny 2, and Bob unboxes some packages he got on the way...

Duration: 01:06:33

VGS Show 537 - MO Game Con II Preview Show Special (8.8.17)

Hard to believe after so many weeks of updates and short rounds of discussion, MO Game Con II is finally happening this weekend (August 12 & 13). On this episode Rich, Chuck, Jake and Bob sit down and preview everything that will be happening at the con. For full details and tickets, go to Hope to see you all there! And if you can't make it, not to worry, the episode is still highly entertaining (and Jake's appropriateness continues to be...yeah...not there) and we...

Duration: 01:18:01

Uncle Cid's Story Time Podcast - Ep 3 - Final Fantasy TCG Opus 1 Wind Review

Chuck, PJ, and Kevin review the opus 1 wind cards from the Final Fantasy trading card game.

Duration: 01:24:57

Uncle Cid's Story Time Podcast - Ep 2 - Final Fantasy TCG Opus 1 Ice Review

Chuck, PJ & Kevin are back to discuss more Final Fantasy TCG. This time around the guys focus on PJ's favorite card time, Ice. Remember that there will be Final Fantasy TCG tournaments happening both days of MO Game Con (August 12 & 13, Come out and play this awesome game and meet the guys from Uncle Cid's Story Time Podcast live!

Duration: 01:20:39

Uncle Cid's Story Time Podcast - Ep 1 - Final Fantasy TCG Opus 1 Fire Review

Welcome to the new podcast from the world of VGS. Uncle Cid's Story Time Podcast, hosted by Chuck, PJ & Kevin, takes listeners into the world of the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game. This first episode discusses the Fire cards of the Opus 1 set. If you're an experienced player or new to the game, let the guys provide both advice and entertainment on the next big TCG.

Duration: 01:25:39

VGS Show 536 - Umm...Well...It Got Weird (8.1.17)

The crew is back in full affect this week for a new VGS. With MO Game Con II hot on their heels (August 12-13, the guys discuss con updates, the Atari Box & Retron 77, SNES Mini pre-order nightmare (looking at you Walmart) and what Nintendo says it is going to do to make things better, a sealed, hang tab copy of Super Mario Bros sells for $30K on eBay, Limited Run Games big upcoming releases, Destiny 2 beta, Matt reports back from the Nickelback show, and a major...

Duration: 01:13:56

VGS Show 535 - Auntie Keep Your Mouth Shut (7.11.17)

Major thanks goes to the listeners, as always, but especially this episode for making the episode possible. Yes, apparently the game industry got lazy on us and there was like no news to report. Thankfully your emails kept Rich, Chuck, Jake & Bob afloat this week. In addition to that, hear the latest about MO Game Con II, GameStop insane trade credit offer (now over), and other random topics that pop-up along the way.

Duration: 01:01:14

VGS Show 534 - Uncle Shush Shush (6.27.17)

What can I say here...really, what can I say? We almost didn't have a show this week due to lack of news, but then the SNES Classic got announced and we were all like "yeah, we can do this." Then things got a bit out-of-hand, some inappropriate things were said (Jake), we heard about someone's creepy uncle (Jake), animals were touched inappropriately (Jake) and, well, yeah...Happy 4th of July!!!

Duration: 00:57:04

VGS Show 533 - E3 2017 Post Match Report (6.13.17)

This is a special episode. How special? Super special. First, it is our annual E3 special wrap up show, and second, we are recording from a hotel suite because we be fancy. Join Rich, Chuck, Matt and Bob as we break down all the E3 press conferences and discuss what we liked, disliked, and are super psyched for in the coming year(s).

Duration: 01:19:34

VGS Show 532 - Broken Belts, Gnarly Toes & Looming E3 (6.6.17)

Less than a week before the E3 press conferences start, the crew is back for another exciting episode (no donkeys were harmed in the making of this episode). In addition to what everyone would like to see happen at E3, the crew discusses new hardware, Friday the 13th the game, Nintendo oddness, Sony's new gold slim PS4, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, and so much more.

Duration: 00:59:43

VGS Show 430 - So Many Questions (5.9.17)

After being off an additional week due to illness, schedule conflicts and flooding, the crew of Rich, Bob, Jake, Chuck and Matt return. Despite being faced with a slow news week (we had one story...that's, thankfully we were able to still have a full episode. In addition to the one news story, we covered emails, we finally (sorry we ignored you) hit up Twitter questions, discuss the latest MO Game Con news (hint, tickets on sale now, VIP tickets going fast, go to...

Duration: 01:11:13

VGS Show 529 - Yum...Chicken... (4.18.17)

So, just to clarify a couple of things. First, all apologies for the audio interference that occurs throughout the show. We had a short in a cable that was not discovered until after the show was recorded. We did our best to post edit, but it is still in the background a bit. The cable has been replaced and it should not happen again. Second, before recording, we had an amazing chicken dinner. How amazing was it? Well, let's put it this way. You know people get kinda nutty if they eat a...

Duration: 00:58:11

VGS Show 528 - a Medium Pace (4.4.17)

Our little Jake found his way home to Game Trader 2 and we have a full house for this news filled episode of VGS. Much is discussed including GameStop closing stores, Mad Catz going out of business, Humble Bundle awesomeness, Destiny 2, and so much more.

Duration: 01:02:26

VGS Show 527 - How Far Out Are You? About Two Weeks! (3.21.17)

Jake no showed again due to baby goats. Questions about that? Be sure to ask Jake directly by commenting on one of his YouTube videos. He responds to call questions. Anyway, the show goes on. Rich, Matt, Bob & Chuck are still in recovery from the latest Game Trader 2 event and the game industry is not providing much material. Still, the boys pull it together and put on a show for your listening pleasure.

Duration: 00:59:14

VGS Show 526 - One Switch Hill (3.7.17)

Well, what can we say, this is our Nintendo Switch episode. Yes, I know if t feels like we have talked about the Switch a ton, but now that the thing has been released, we need to discuss that. Tune in as Rich, Chuck, Bob and Matt discuss the launch of the Switch, the games on the Switch, reported Switch issues and more. Rich also discusses his time playing Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Wii U, we go through listener email, we promote an awesome even coming up at Game Trader 2...

Duration: 01:13:10

VGS Show 525 - And the Winner is...Wait For It...(2.21.17)

After a three week absence (thanks Valentines), Rich, Chuck, Bob and Jake return for an all new VGS episode. The buys finally award the Golden Bang Howdies, but before getting to that, there is heavy discussion about the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo as a whole, weirdest things Bob and Jake ate growing up, and some other side topics. Hey, this is what happens when the guys don't get to record for three straight weeks.

Duration: 01:18:40

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