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Special guest Dan Ryckert joins us to protect the worst hostage ever

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Russ Frushtick is the director of special projects, and he has been covering the world of video games and technology for over 15 years. He co-founded Polygon in 2012.

This week on Awful Squad we’re joined by Dan Ryckert for a brand new twist on the classic V.I.P. game mode. We also manage to win our second-ever chicken dinner in a public game. How exciting!

Today’s Awful Squad attendees include:

  • Griffin McElroy
  • Travis McElroy
  • Chris Plante
  • Russ Frushtick
  • Justin McElroy
  • Simone de Rochefort
  • Giant Bomb’s Dan Ryckert

This week’s featured fan art comes to us from @AThousandWatts!

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