Podcast Episodes

From game culture to main culture. Inside the Gamer delves inside gamer subculture, sharing a gamer’s perspective on life, love, and the pursuit of popularity. Whether you’re a dice-hard dedicated gamer or a casual button masher looking for easy entertainment, ITG is where you want to be.

A Platform for Your Passion

  This episode we talk about upcoming changes on Inside the Gamer, discuss tweaks to the podcast format, and prepare to welcome a few new personalities into the fold. We also share some of our passions, from wargaming to NFL, with Shae getting a commitment from Jay to play Fantasy Football this approaching season. Going to be in the Houston area July 14th -16th? Check out Delta H Con 2017 and register to play in the Warzone: Houston GT. This…

Jay’s Say: Warhammer Woes

This episode we dig down to our gaming roots and revisit what’s kept us from the game that brought us together. Join us as we take a critical look at Warhammer 40K and talk about how recent changes have influenced the game, the community, and our perceptions of both. Shae shares his unfettered rage and talks about selling his minis while Jay looks at Horus Heresy as an alternative for space marine die-hards. Going to…

Jay’s Say: Ancient Alienophobia

  This episode Jay’s sister, Steph, joins us to talk about irrational fears. From alien invaders to the deep-blue sea, Steph and Shae seem to be terrified of the same phenomena. Jay’s practicalities are disregarded as Steph and Shae share personal encounters with the paranormal, fears of abductions, and skepticism of evolution. This episode of the Inside the Gamer podcast is sponsored in part by Dark Tower Games. Located in Bellingham, WA, Dark Tower Games strives…

Shae’s Way: Drugs, Thugs, & Hugs

  This episode we talk about drugs in the U.S. and sit down with Rich, a former drug dealer, to hear first-hand what it’s like to peddle illicit wares. Rich shares his experience selling cocaine and heroin, as well as provides insight into the pros and cons of a dealer’s lifestyle. But before things get too serious, Shae and Rich try and convince one another as to which Is the more physically demanding sport, NFL…

Shae’s Way: Taking the Wo from Man

This episode we get serious and dive into gender inequality in the United States. Shae argues for the male minority, claiming that guys are getting the short end of the stick. Jay maintains a healthy skepticism as he watches Shae try to build a mountain out of a molehill. We also tackle sexual harassment in the work place, gamers in relationships, and Shae tells us exactly when it’s okay to hit a girl. This episode…

Jay’s Say: Story vs Gameplay

  This episode, The Marshall from the Inside the Gamer blog joins us we discuss our favorite (and not so favorite) video games while taking a look at the importance of story and gameplay. Jay shares a reader’s comment posted on Shae’s blog, and Shae–true to form–examines the possibility for higher quality porn in video games. For a look at The Marshall’s blog, visit: Marshall Law. This episode of the Inside the Gamer podcast is…

Jay’s Say: Role-Playing Gamer

  This episode, Angela from the Inside the Gamer blog sits in with us as we discuss the art of roleplaying and look at some of our favorite role-playing games (RPGs), from video games to the tabletop. Plus, Jay shares his experience with virtual role-playing platforms while Shae opens up about his excitement for virtual reality (VR) porn. For a look at Angela’s blog, visit: Angela’s Angle. To hear a previous episode where Angela joins…

Shae’s Way: Stories by Shae

In this episode, we share a few of our favorite Shae anecdotes from episodes released this year, as well as some previously unreleased material. Shae talks about his experience in the theatre, marine deployment, high school dating, getting caught playing with dolls, having a vasectomy, and more. Thanks for listening. We’ll be back in 2017 with brand new episodes. This episode of the Inside the Gamer podcast is sponsored in part by Dark Tower Games. Located…

Shae’s Way: Fists of Worry

From kung fu to boxing, this episode Shae discusses the art of hand-to-hand combat. An avid MMA (mixed martial arts) fan with several years of training in jiu-jitsu, Shae answers Jay’s questions about tips for handling physical confrontations and shares a few real-world experiences in which he’s applied his unarmed combat skills. This episode of the Inside the Gamer podcast is sponsored in part by Dark Tower Games. Located in Bellingham, WA, Dark Tower Games strives…

Jay’s Say: Gamer Q & A

This episode Shae and Jay open up about regrettable gamer experiences. The guys sit down for a brief Q&A to talk about the frustrations of being a gamer. They also look at how far some gamers will go to get their nerd on, from excessive buying to burglary. This episode of the Inside the Gamer podcast is sponsored in part by Dark Tower Games. Located in Bellingham, WA, Dark Tower Games strives to create a healthy,…