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The Reformed Gamers

The Reformed Gamers! The show all about theology, video games and tacos (and anything else)! Join two reformed guys as they discuss the latest in video games, theology and the cross roads where they intersect!
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Apr 22, 2019
How to Cultivate Communication within Families
 
As technology and gaming grow more prevalent, it is daunting to be a parent in 2019. Tony Bianco, middle school pastor of Houston's First Baptist and creator of the Family Technology Plan, joins us to discuss the ins-and-outs of handling technology as a family. We also have some fun with our new soundboard tools.
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If you like what we do here at TRG, head over to Patreon to consider supporting us financially! Support as low as $1 a month goes a long way to helping us stay 100% independent and ad-free.
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Apr 8, 2019

Can you really call yourself a gamer if you haven't played these?

With Final Fantasy VI turning 25 this year, Adam and Logan hop on the mics to discuss some of the biggest must play video games of all time. AND WE HAVE A NEW LOGO! Shoutout to Sword and Pencil for hooking us up with the Deer Listener.

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Mar 25, 2019

What is it worth to gain the whole world and yet lose your soul?

Lara's final adventure in the reboot trilogy is the darkest one yet. Building off themes presented throughout the first two games become fully realized and give us plenty to talk about. We dive into three major themes as well as give our spoiler-free review. (If you missed our episode on Rise of the Tomb Raider, listen to it here)

 

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Mar 11, 2019

Join Logan and special guest, Wesley, as they remember the little portable that could: the Playstation Vita. The little portable had a turbulent lifetime but left a lot of great memories and games in it's wake. Gather together, Deer Listeners, and let us remember the Playstation Vita.

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Feb 25, 2019

Join us as we discuss what would make us quit gaming, gaming series' we've fallen out with, what we hope to see come from TRG in 2019, and more! We also discuss Kingdom Hearts 3, Resident Evil 2, and 9 Common Lies that Christians Believe.

(Editor's Note: My (Logan) audio got messed up during recording, hence the low-quality sound. Apologies for the unbalanced mess.)

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Feb 11, 2019

The Importance of Being Adopted into God's Family

Join Logan and Skinner as they discuss the doctrine of adoption: what it is, why it's important, and how to cultivate an attitude centered around Christ. They also discuss Rocksmith, Apex Legends, and Resident Evil.

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Jan 28, 2019

Join Adam and Micah as they discuss VR gaming's history, the current state of VR, and some of the potential dangers that gamers may face.

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Jan 14, 2019
This Isn't Your Plumber's Golf
 
Join Logan this week as he brings on special guest, Deer Executive Producer on Patreon, Eric Bryant, to discuss a new way that will revolutionize the way you tackle your gaming backlog. And if for some reason it doesn't, it's at least a fun way to gamify your backlog.
 
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If you like what we do here at TRG, head over to Patreon to consider supporting us financially! Support as low as $1 a month goes a long way to helping us stay 100% independent and ad-free.
 
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Dec 24, 2018

Thanks to our lovely Deer Patrons, we're bringing you a special Christmas episode of TRG discussing some of our favorite Christmas memories!

Dec 17, 2018

Which game gets TRG's Game of the Year?

It's that wonderful time of the year where we look back at the games we played and give the awards to the good, the bad, and the unexpected.

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Nov 26, 2018

Join us in Episode 131 as we head into the wild west to discuss our Red Dead impressions, SPOILER FREE! With an eclectic cast of characters and insanely detailed world, does the game reach GOTY status for us? Tune in and find out!

Reco's!

  • Instant Family
  • Get involved in your local church
  • Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee

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Nov 12, 2018

Join us in Episode 130 as we discuss Red Dead Redemption 2, Assassin's Creed Odyssey and what we've been reading from our devotionals. Topic this episode sees us discussing the recent rumors and confirmations surrounding an updated Switch and next-gen consoles. Let us know your thoughts!

Reco's!

  • Diablo Immortal on Mobile Devices
  • King of Tokyo (Board Game)

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Oct 29, 2018

Where We Droppin'?!

It's time to discuss the juggernaut of the gaming world: Fortnite! We examine what has made Fortnite such a huge success in the gaming world, some of the recent controversies surrounding the game, and the importance of understanding our identity as image bearers of God.

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Oct 15, 2018

Your friendly neighborhood PS4 exclusive

This episode we dive into Insomniac Games' latest hit, Spider-Man! Join us as we discuss the themes of the game ranging from the busyness of Spider-Man to the obsession of justice that becomes something dangerous.

Congratluations to Mark Fromme, the winner of our TRG Spider-Man photo contest! We are displaying his image as the episode art for this episode!

If you would like to help support the show, consider pledging to TRG on Patreon!

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Oct 1, 2018
Welcome to the Oasis!
 
An episode months in the making, join Skinner and Logan as we discuss the cult classic: Ready Player One. We discuss both the book and the movie, it's differences, what makes the movie better, as well as the secular worldview that is just oozing from the story itself.
 
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Sep 17, 2018

While Logan is away, Adam brings on Clay Hargrave to discuss his upcoming tabletop game, what makes a tabletop game good, and give some insight into how to get into the world of tabletop gaming!

Reco's!

  • Atypical (Netflix)
  • Salt & Sanctuary (Switch, PC, Xbox One, PS4)

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Aug 27, 2018

You Ask, We Answer!

We answer some of your spiciest questions in Episode 125! Everything from what games would we abolish to how we came to know Christ, it's time for the ultimate Party Chat!

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Aug 13, 2018

One Man's Journey from Casual Gaming to JRPGs and More

Voted on by our Patrons, we are taking a look back at how our tastes in gaming have changed over the years! We also discuss summer vacation coming to a close, the IGN Dead Cells review controversy (as well as gush about how great the game is), something about the rapture, just to name a few!

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Jul 30, 2018

Wipe Away the Debt

One of the most polarizing games available, we take a trip up to Columbia to discuss the themes of Bioshock Infinite. The discussion covers baptism, salvation, racism, politics, idolatry before we realize just how much this game touches on. As always, our episodes are the start of a discussion. If you want to continue discussing a point we made on this episode, let us know!

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Jul 9, 2018
Backlog Used Overwhelm! It was Super Effective!
 
There comes a time in everyone's life where you look at your pile of games, sigh, and watch The Office for the billionth time. Join us as we discuss our bouts with gaming fatigue, it's causes, and the possible remedies to the fatigue.
 
Reco's!
  • Follow Game Deal Twitter Accounts
  • Ready Player One (2018 Movie)
  • Pacific Rim (2018 Movie)
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Jun 25, 2018

Fatherhood, Manhood, & Maturity

Super excited to share this episode with y'all! We brought on special guest, Matt Millsap, Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, to help us discuss the themes of 2018's God of War. We had a lot of fun having Matt on the show, discussing one of our favorite games of the year, and raving about how Final Fantasy 6 is infinitely better than Final Fantasy 7! (And, yes, I totally got the episode number wrong at the top of the show #NumbersAreHard?)

Reco's

  • Watch some World Cup soccer
  • MoviePass
  • Visit the senior citizens in your church
  • Play Fortnite

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Jun 18, 2018

Ah, E3. A time of the year filled with exciting new game announcements, surprise digital store releases, and a little bit of drama. We brought on Deer Patrons, Micah and David, to help discuss the highlights of all of the E3 conferences in lieu of Adam's absence. Everything from Elder Scrolls 6 to Sony's anti-cross-play with Fortnite, join us as we look back and feel the hype!

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Jun 4, 2018

All Aboard the Hype Train

The time has come for us to give our predictions for E3 2018! But before then, we discuss the games that have wowed us so far in 2018 and what game has our pick for GOTY thus far. Enjoy!

May 27, 2018

How Nintendo Switched Things Up

As our State Of series comes to a close, we take a look at Nintendo's monumental comeback in the Nintendo Switch. But it hasn't been all sunshine and daisies for the console/handheld hybrid. Join us and resident Nintenguy, Jonathan, as we dive into the world of Nintendo, gush about their successes, and analyze their flaws in hopes of a brighter future.

Reco's!

  • Take a substantial break from social media
  • Play a retro, or retro-themed, game
  • "Not A Daycare" by Dr. Everett Piper

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May 14, 2018

A Juggernaut of a System

Continuing with our State Of series, we take a look at the Xbox One with Deer Patron VIP, Gareth, from overseas! Join us as we discuss Logan's boredom of The Silver Chair, what Xbox is doing right, how they can improve, and what we are looking forward to.

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