Jay’s Say Podcast

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…

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…

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,…

Jay’s Say: Dad to Dad

With Jay recently becoming a gamer dad, he sits down with his father to discuss what it was like being the dad of a gamer. Shae sits one out while Jay talks with his dad about childhood entertainment throughout the years, from kicking the can to handball to Super Mario Bros. 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…

Jay’s Say: My Bumbershoot Opens Big

This episode we’re joined by Angela, ITG’s gamer psychology blogger, to talk about her recent experience at Bumbershoot, Seattle’s annual international music and arts festival. Angela shares her experiences with first kisses and online dating, Shae tells us what it’s like to kiss on stage, and Jay confesses about chickening out with a stripper. Shae also unburdens his frustrations with socialized medicine and corporate sexual harassment rules. To check out her blog, visit: Angela’s Angle…

Jay’s Say: The Beatles and the Bieb

This episode we take a look at Beatlemania. Kevin from Skill and Bones Radio sits in with us as we talk about the Beatles. Jay discusses his transition from Beatles hater to lover, and Shae sticks to his claim that Justin Bieber’s talent overshadows the Fab Four. We also discuss the new CNN series, The Sixties, as well as popular board games from that era. This episode of the Inside the Gamer podcast is sponsored…

Jay’s Say: Go Go Power Gamers

Joined by Loren from Skill and Bones Radio, we discuss the competitive nature of the Warhammer 40K community and events. Jay brings up talk regarding some nefarious activity going on in local gaming communities, and we take a look at video game classics Street Fighter and Mortal Combat. 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…

Jay’s Say: Childe Gamer to the Dark Tower Came

Thinking about opening your own game store? This episode we talk with Nathaniel, owner of Dark Tower Games in Bellingham Washington. He breaks down basic steps for starting and running a successful game store, as well as provide us with a storeowner’s perspective on the hobby. We’ll also talk about emerging trends in the Warhammer 40K scene and take a look at Community Comp, a community-created system designed to provide a fair grading matrix for Warhammer…