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info_outline March Madness 2 04/08/2020
March Madness 2 Unfortunately, we didn't get a March Madness Tournament this year. So in an attempt to return just a little of what we missed, the VGAA is deciding which fictional schools should be allowed to compete. There's going to be some animated shenanigans, some lessons about friendship, and a whole lot of super power based cheating. So much cheating.
info_outline Small Businesses, Part 2 04/01/2020
Small Businesses, Part 2 The Vacant Gazing Loan Officers are looking for some new small business to support! That's why they're looking to help some movie, comic, and video game characters get some ideas off the ground. There's even a band that may or may not be fictional. They can't prove it either way.
info_outline Fall of Civilization 03/18/2020
Fall of Civilization These are some bizarre and challenging times for a lot of us facing quarantines, no work, and no toilet paper. So the Vacant Gazing Survivors came up with a game to simulate the end of the world where they pull tropes from classic zombie or apocalypse movies, TV shows, and video games!
info_outline Jim Carrey 03/11/2020
Jim Carrey Jim Carrey plays the strangest version of Dr. Robotnik in Sonic the Hedgehog, so the Legion of Vacant Gazing decided to come up with some other villains he could play. He'll antagonize some other video game movies, a Disney remake, and even something related to Dragonball Z!
info_outline TV Relaunches 02/27/2020
TV Relaunches With Disney+ launching a finale season of Star Wars Clone Wars, the Vacant Gazing Programming Executives thought of a few other shows that deserve one more season to wrap things up. They bring back your favorite sci-fi and western mashups and a few beloved animated shows!
info_outline Green Lantern 02/19/2020
Green Lantern The Vacant Gazing Space Force has decided to patrol their own sectors by creating new corps based off of DC's Green Lantern. But instead of will power, they'll run on by nostalgia, chicken wings, and frustration. Listen and find out why they'd STILL lose in a fight with Batman!
info_outline 1999 01/29/2020
1999 To celebrate the 99th episode of the Vacant Podcast, the team decides to call back some trends from the year 1999. The Dreamcast, Everquest, and a few Pokemon games were released that year. But there were a few other pop culture phenomena outside of video games that get a shout out as well!
info_outline Lunar New Year 01/23/2020
Lunar New Year It's time for the Lunar New Year, but the Vacant Gazing Mystics have decided to create a yearly cycle for video games! They've taken inspiration from the Chinese zodiac and place characters, items, and entire franchises in their poorly thought out system.
info_outline Interventions 01/15/2020
Interventions Everyone needs a group of people to ambush them and tell them why they suck from time to time. That's why the Vacant Gazing Support Group comes up with a few video game characters they believe are in a crisis and perform a few interventions this week. They only do it because they love!
info_outline 2020 Gaming Trends 01/08/2020
2020 Gaming Trends It's a new year, so that means it's time for the Vacant Gazing Trendsetters to come up with the next big trend in gaming. They go the extra mile with augmented reality, have Keanu Reeves in literally everything, and shout a bunch! Trust us, it's different from last year.
info_outline Smash Bros DLC Pack 2 01/02/2020
Smash Bros DLC Pack 2 It's the new year, so the Vacant Gazing Revelers are adding a new set of characters to the Smash Bros. franchise! In this DLC pack, they'll add famous authors, comic book characters that aren't super heroes, and a few terrifying mascots!
info_outline A Christmas Carol 12/25/2019
A Christmas Carol Happy Holidays from the Vacant Gazing Krampuses. To get in the holiday spirit, the team decided to recast a classic Christmas movie with video game characters. How will The Walking Dead, Mario, and God of War play as Tiny Tim, Scrooge, and the Ghost of Christmas Past?
info_outline Video Game Awards for the Decade 12/19/2019
Video Game Awards for the Decade The decade is coming to a close, so the Vacant Gazing Awards Committee has decided to give out awards for outstanding achievements (or massive disappointments) in video games over the last 10 years! Even the Popeye's Chicken Sandwich gets a nod.
info_outline Starting a Cult 12/11/2019
Starting a Cult This week, the Vacant Gazing...um...Secret Society delves into the world of cults and dark organizations. But instead of worshiping eldritch horrors or giving all your possessions to a charismatic con-man, they create cults related to video games!
info_outline Disney+ 11/20/2019
Disney+ The Vacant Gazing Imagineers have come up with another round of video games that should be optioned into TV shows on a streaming service, but this time, they're going with Disney+. Move over Star Wars, Marvel, and Jeff Goldblum, there are some classic games that need to be streamed!
info_outline Delicious Pokemon Gen 4 11/13/2019
Delicious Pokemon Gen 4 Just in time for Pokemon Sword & Shield, the Vacant Gazing Gourmands revisit one their favorite topics and decide on more Pokemon would be the most delicious! And they're moving on to Gen 4. They even brought in they're friend, and a Pokemon expert, Audrey to help out.
info_outline Making Money 11/09/2019
Making Money This week, the Vacant Gazing Entrepreneurs are trying to make that money! But what video game has the best path to make a billion...dollars? Zenny? Gold? Whatever the currency, they're introducing Las Vegas, reality bending grinds, and banking to these games!
info_outline Trick or Treating 10/30/2019
Trick or Treating It's Halloween, and the Vacant Gazing Costume Party is going trick or treating. But what video game world are they going through?!? Does an underwater dystopia have the best candy? Or does Gotham provide some other kind of evening fun? Either way, just make sure you don't get touched in the wrong way!
info_outline Stopping Hitler 10/16/2019
Stopping Hitler Taika Waititi made a dramedy about Hitler, so that prompted the Vacant Gazing Allied Forces to ask the age-old question: If you could go back in time, how would you kill Hitler? There are some classic action movie heroes, some Vaudeville cartoons, and a whole lot of chickens!
info_outline The Four Horsemen 10/09/2019
The Four Horsemen This week, the Vacant Gazing Riders get ready for the end times and figure out who the four horsemen of the video game would be and what kind of trouble they're bringing. If the war and famine don't get you, the long loading times and repetitive tutorials will!
info_outline New York Comic Con Special 10/02/2019
New York Comic Con Special In a slightly different style of the podcast, the Vacant Gazing Heroes are in an unfamiliar studio to talk about their hope, expectations, and worst nightmares for this year's New York Comic Con. How many Deadpools will Chris see before he looses it?
info_outline DIY Tri-Force 09/25/2019
DIY Tri-Force In honor of Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening coming out for the Nintendo Switch, the Vacant Gazing Chosen Heroes have decided to create their own Tri-Forces. As these things tend to go, they've all interpreted this week's topic in wildly different fashions! Who's getting cerebral? Who wants a quiet day in? Who wants garlic bread? Listen and find out!
info_outline Dating Sims 09/19/2019
Dating Sims Because the Vacant Gazing Romantics have been putting up a dating sim on Youtube, they decided to keep the love going and figure out what other games should be turned into dating sims. On a side note, no one is proud of the choices they made when recording this one.
info_outline YouTube Channels 09/11/2019
YouTube Channels Everyone has a favorite YouTube Channel. Some people like Slow Motion explosions, others like Minecraft play-throughs, most of you watch cat videos, and so on. That's why the Vacant Gazing Videographers figured out which video game character should have their own YouTube channel, and what should be on it!
info_outline Back to School 09/04/2019
Back to School Since the Summer is over, and it's time for all the kids to go back to school, the Vacant Gazing Educational Staff decided to create their curricula for a video game elementary school! Be they player or character, they're going to learn the basics.
info_outline Fantasy Football 08/28/2019
Fantasy Football It's that time of the year where dudes pretend they aren't gigantic dorks and start playing fantasy football! But the Vacant Gazing Sportsmen know what they're about and are going a step further. They decided to draft a fantasy team made entirely of video game characters. An Apex Legend is playing RB, there's a Dark Souls survivor at QB, and so many damn kickers!