The Waffling Taylors Podcast

The Waffling Taylors Podcast
So we’re the Waffling Taylor Boys: Squidgey and Jay.

Dreamcast Year with Andrew Dickinson
Mar 27 • 73 min
In this episode, we sat down with Andrew Dickinson to talk about his new book Dreamcast: Year One. We also talk with Andrew about the essential Dreamcast games that he would recommend to anyone who is new to the Dreamcast, and we even drop Andrew off in…
Top Survival Horror Games - Part Two
Mar 20 • 53 min
With last week’s episode covering our favourite Survival Horror games, we wanted to go back and talk about the honourable mentions. We cover a cornucopia of Survival Horror games in this episode, but which ones? You’ll have to listen to find out.
Top Survival Horror Games - Part One
Mar 13 • 46 min
We decide to tackle the topic of survival horror games. Which means that we each bring our top 3 games of the genre and discuss them. We also mention Pac-Man and Alien: Isolation in extreme proximity to each other. Why? You’ll have to listen in order to…
Mini Consoles: PlayStation Classic Dream Line Up
Feb 28 • 77 min
Episode 70 of the podcast has Squidge and Jay discuss the PlayStation Classic, and decide on their dream line up for the little console that couldn’t - seriously, the hardware design was obviously phoned in
Mini Consoles: Mega Drive - Our Dream Line Up (Part 2)
Feb 21 • 65 min
It’s those mini consoles again. This time, Squidge and Jay are back to finish off their dream Mega Drive Mini line up. Did they agree on which games should be included? Do you agree with the games they chose?
Mini Consoles: Mega Drive - Our Dream Line Up (Part 1)
Feb 14 • 59 min
Those damned mini consoles again! Squidge and Jay decided to talk about the games we think should have been on the Mega Drive Mini, and we ended up with two very different consoles.
Agent QTE
Jan 31 • 54 min
Chief returns to talk Mini consoles, metaphors that don’t really work, buying consoles at launch (and why you should never do that), and a little on DRM
Adam Jensen’s Gadget
Jan 24 • 75 min
Dubstep mode, gadgets in games, grappling hooks; and that’s just in the first few minutes. Also in this episode are top things from the previous decade, and console exclusives we’d like to see brought back from the dead
The Greatest Thing Since Books
Jan 17 • 77 min
Chief returns for our first episode in 2020. We talk about the 2037 problem; how Squidge isn’t going to play Cyberpunk 2077 but also is going to play it; how I absolutely love ‘Til Death To Us Blart; and I drop some financial advice on how to buy video…
Waffle Christmas 2019 - Part 2
Dec 27, 2019 • 67 min
Christmas has been and gone - although we recorded this weeks in advance. You wanted more Waffling Taylors? Well, here it is! We talk about the impending Resident Evil 3 remake, wombats (and what’s right with them), and our run down of the best and worst…
Waffle Christmas 2019 - Part 1
Dec 20, 2019 • 78 min
The end is nigh! … for 2019, anyway. Also, it’s that time of year again: time to figure out just where Santa is. In this episode, we chat with G about the games he has been playing since we last heard from him, a little on MST3K, and a nighty little…
It’s Good to Be a Leg-End
Dec 13, 2019 • 76 min
This week we’re joined by G and Stoo to discuss Stoo’s impact on the UK video gaming scene, Cannon Fodder, some probing questions for him, and the potential impact of Rebellion buying the back catalogue of the Bitmap Brothers games.
Exploding Horses
Nov 29, 2019 • 90 min
Squidge introduces JZ into a brand new segment (one which needs a little improv.) with hilarious results, and I use it as an excuse to use an epic pun; and JZ introduces us to the idea of fried chicken subs, and we talk about the benefits of being a…
Jay vs Doors
Nov 22, 2019 • 63 min
JZ returns for the second part in our conversation with him. We talk about aliens, Jay’s hatred of doors, a new segment, Boots to the Head, and honking
Squidge The Ring
Nov 15, 2019 • 51 min
JZ returns to chat with Squidge and Jay about all things video games. We talk about what we’ve been playing recently, the potential for a Squidge centric live stream show and some of the games that he could play on them, and much more
EGX 2019 Day Three
Oct 20, 2019 • 36 min
EGX 2019 day three is over and done with, and here are our thoughts. Including a little rant about queuing (for the Final Fantasy 7 remake), meeting up with awesome friends, making even more awesome friends, getting perforated, and talking with an…
EGX 2019 Day Two
Oct 19, 2019 • 23 min
EGX 2019 day two is over and done with, and here are our thoughts. Including a little about Cyberpunk 2077 (including spoilers), a little cheating to unlock MJ on Ready 2 Rumble Boxing Round 2, and Beckski’s two speedruns.
EGX 2019 Day One
Oct 18, 2019 • 51 min
EGX 2019 day one is over and done with, so we thought we’d collect our thoughts on it and put out an episode. We discuss the games we’ve played, the merch we’ve bought, and we even have and interview with Craig Snape about his upcoming game: Kung Fu Jesus.
A Film About An Egg
Oct 4, 2019 • 95 min
Chief is back. Back again. Yes he back. … RTS Chief returns for the third part in his RTS episode, and we talk about DLC at the movies - which is something I hope never takes off.
Protect The Thing That Needs To Not Blow Up
Sep 27, 2019 • 55 min
Chief takes us through some of the greatest hits and terrible misses of the post-Golden Age of RTS games; we discuss whether The Sims is an RTS game; and just what is wrong with all of the Total War games after Medieval 2?
The Quantum What of What
Sep 20, 2019 • 49 min
Chief joins us to talk Real Time Strategy and Real Time Tactics games - and yes, there’s a difference. We also talk about what he has been playing recently.
Nindo Recon
Sep 13, 2019 • 77 min
Jay was looking to buy a Switch and turned to Squidge (and the community) for suggestions for games to check out. This is their discussion on those suggestions. What did everyone suggest? You’ll have to listen to find out
Necromorphed in the Face
Aug 23, 2019 • 60 min
The B wants to put a very, very good series of games into the Cupboard of Shame, Jay talks about the only good video game movie in existence, and we discuss light gun games.
Surprise Waluigi Strikes Again
Aug 16, 2019 • 59 min
Squidge, The B, and myself talk our usual bought of nonsense. But this time, Waluigi makes a surprise return, we discuss the silent Waffler Ik, and The B tries to convince Squidge to try a cooking simluator.
Wombat Knives For Days
Aug 9, 2019 • 43 min
We decided to to an audio-only Let’s Play of the Resident Evil 2 remake DLCs No Time To Mourn and Runaway.
Hungry Not Hungry Horace - With G
Jul 26, 2019 • 37 min
We continue our discussion with G, Squidge comes up with a new console, we talk about 80s action movies which NEED video game rebooting, Mrs. Doubtfire the video game, and a minor controversy with G and a someone at Microsoft
The Cupboard of Shame - With G
Jul 19, 2019 • 40 min
We finally go Squidge to agree to add some games to the Cupboard of Shame, and G came along for the ride.
Old and New Stomping Grounds - With G
Jul 11, 2019 • 47 min
G returns to talk Post-E3, suspicious looking packages, Keanu Reeves, and The cupboard of shame
Comfy Pants: The Video Game
Jun 28, 2019 • 68 min
Our Post-E3 thoughts on the Final Fantasy VII Remake, a little talk on FF XIV/XV, and some talk on Japanese TV shows.
The World’s Biggest What?!
Jun 21, 2019 • 56 min
Continuing on from our conversation with Lulu, we talk Distant Worlds, E3 predictions, and Final Fantasy VII Remake thoughts
The One True Waffle
Jun 14, 2019 • 62 min
Lulu, fresh from seeing Distant Worlds, sits with us to talk about it, the Final Fantasy VII Remake, and remakes in general
The HeisenCast
May 24, 2019 • 54 min
Squidgey and Jay take some time to discuss music and video games - specifically the music that they listen to when playing video games
Jays Japan Diaries
May 17, 2019 • 32 min
We talked about it last time, and here it is: Jays Japan Diaries. It’s a 30 minute trip to Japan and back, in audio form.
Hot Open, Cold Close
May 10, 2019 • 54 min
Our first episode back since our break (and my recent vacation to Japan). It marks the start of season 2, we talk about what we’ve been playing, and I drop some Japan knowledge.
Some Qs and Some As
Mar 29, 2019 • 32 min
Lulu and her friends from Discord ask us some questions about video games, and we talk nonsense rather than answer them.
The Kingdom of Hearts
Mar 22, 2019 • 51 min
We (Squidgey, Lulu, Chief, and myself) talk Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts
A Serious Case of The Bwaaauums
Mar 15, 2019 • 42 min
we sat with Lulu and Chief Problems to discuss books, the games we’ve been playing, and how just how you can get pregante.
Ten Tracks Which Rocked My Gaming World
Feb 25, 2019 • 28 min
A previously Patreon-only episode which has finally been released for non-Patrons. Right on the back of a similar Arcade Attack episode - except that theirs is newer and better.
The 2019 Hype Train
Feb 22, 2019 • 32 min
We took some time (in early January) to discuss our most anticipated games, and what we think are going to be the big news items for gaming in 2019. I wonder whether we’ll be proven right or not.
Damn Squidge!
Feb 15, 2019 • 39 min
Squidgey talks to us all about the Resident Evil 2 board game. He received his copies, expansions, and kickstarter exclusives before the festive period, so he’s had a fair bit of experience of playing it. And now he wants to tell us all about it.
The Fall of Mr. X
Feb 11, 2019 • 55 min
Having completed the B scenarios in the Resident Evil 2 remake, Squidgey sat down to tell us what he thought of it. All this and more, in “The Fall of Mr. X” by The Waffling Taylors.
Feb 8, 2019 • 59 min
A video game podcast which spends almost an entire episode talking about Black Mirror?
Ada, Wait!
Jan 28, 2019 • 42 min
Squidgey had tweeted that he had completed 50%of the Resident Evil 2 Remake, so we’ve caught up with him again. What insights is he willing to share with us now?
Grenade to the FACE!
Jan 27, 2019 • 56 min
Squidgey had tweeted that he had completed 25% of the Resident Evil 2 Remake, so we decided to quickly catch up with him and see what that meant. All this and more, in “Grenade to the FACE 2018” by The Waffling Taylors.
Hello Squidgey - A Tribute
Jan 1, 2019 • 4 min
This isn’t really an episode of the podcast, just a silly project that I’ve been working on. Without Squidgey on the show, there would be no show. So this is a tribute, of sorts, to him. Enjoy.
Spooptober 2018
Dec 28, 2018 • 78 min
Part three of a multi part, end of year spectacular is all about Spooptober. We discuss all things spoopy in our late Spooptober special episode. Because that’s the way to end a year of episodes, right? All this and more, in “Spooptober 2018” by The…
The Slim-Jim Snap
Dec 21, 2018 • 51 min
Part two of a multi part, end of year spectacular is a rip roaring adventure with G and The B back in the Technodrome. Everything gets a bit weird, as GaProgMan completely miss the point of the Harley Quinn character. All this and more, in “The Slim-Jim…
Grand Theft Horsey
Dec 14, 2018 • 81 min
Part one of a multi part, end of year spectacular. We brought G and The B (and a few other mystery guests) into the Technodrome for our end of year special. Stick around as we discuss all things gaming, and a few things in the way of movies. All this and…
Unaffiliated JZs Kinda Party
Nov 23, 2018 • 28 min
Part three of our special episode with Unaffiliated JZ contains discussions on the upcoming Resident Evil 2 remake, the board game, stupid character names, and much more. All this and more, in “Unaffiliated JZs Kinda Party” by The Waffling Taylors.
Finally Dropping the Bomb - With JZ
Nov 16, 2018 • 51 min
Part two of a three part special episode where we talk to long time fan of the show, friend of GaProgMan, and all round nice guy: Unaffiliated JZ. This time we start out with some major league silliness, talk about JZ’s favourite controller, and he stumps…
The Waffling Taylors and Unaffiliated JZ Podcast Party
Nov 9, 2018 • 55 min
Part one of a three part special episode where we talk to long time fan of the show, friend of GaProgMan, and all round nice guy: Unaffiliated JZ. We talk about all sorts of stuff, and Squidgy even threatens to drop a major spoiler on us. But does he?…
Double Barrel Australian Death
Oct 12, 2018 • 70 min
Two lost episodes, a sweary shotgun, Sony toasters, and questions to the community. All this and more, in “Double Barrel Australian Death” by The Waffling Taylors.
My Hot Trash Daddy (Lulu’s Final Fantasy - Part Three)
Sep 28, 2018 • 63 min
Sadly, the final part of Lulu’s debut episode is here. In this final part of her debut she turns the tables on us and asks where we decided to stop playing Final Fantasy games. All this and more, in “My Hot Trash Daddy” by The Waffling Taylors.
Wrong Opinions (Lulu’s Final Fantasy - Part Two)
Sep 21, 2018 • 54 min
The second part of Lulu’s debut episode is all about Squidgy and me talking about our favourite Final Fantasy games, and Lulu pointing out why we’re wrong. All this and more, in “Wrong Opinions” by The Waffling Taylors.
The Kwehcast (Lulu’s Final Fantasy - Part One)
Sep 14, 2018 • 55 min
Lulu’s debut episode is here! She is our, rather reluctant, Final Fantasy expert. As you hear in part three, she really is quite the expert. In part one of her debut we talk about the games we’ve been playing and start discussing what our Desert Island…
The Razz-Matazz Cast (Part Three)
Aug 24, 2018 • 46 min
Part three of B’s 2018 debut - he was on our final episodes of 2017, but hasn’t been on the show since. B takes us through his unpopular opinion in gaming, which sparks a long discussion on folks such as Hideo Kojima, Cliffy B and Peter Molyneux. All this…
Our Blustry Guest (Part Two)
Aug 17, 2018 • 45 min
Part two of B’s 2018 debut - he was on our final episodes of 2017, but hasn’t been on the show since. We decided to take a look at how much we had each spent on Steam during the life time of our accounts. Then we have a discussion about our unpopular…
The Pie and Mash Toss (Part One)
Aug 10, 2018 • 86 min
Part one of three of B’s 2018 debut - he was on our final episodes of 2017, but hasn’t been on the show since. We talk about E3, the Nintendo Switch (there’s a surprise), and how this summer has been re-assuringly quite for AAA titles (so far) which helps…
Multiplayer Shenanigans (With G - Part Two)
Jul 20, 2018 • 96 min
Part two of our chat with long time friend G (a.k.a Professor Nefarious Wunderbottom III) revolves all around online multiplayer games and how much fun it can be to mess with people… but not in a trolling way. All this and more, in “Multiplayer…
Something Something: Hacker Edition
Jul 13, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode of the podcast, we chat with long time friend G. It’s actually part one of two. In this first part, we waffle on about the games we’ve been playing and introduce the legendary gamer: Professor Nefarious Wunderbottom III (also known as G)
Time Cast Pod Machine - Part 3
Jun 22, 2018 • 79 min
Part three of our discussion with Chief has Squidgey describing his 5 best (and one honourable mention) Sega Saturn Games; a discussion on CD audio on Saturn, Playstation and Dreamcast games.
Time Cast Pod Machine - Part 2
Jun 15, 2018 • 41 min
In part two of our conversation with Chief, we talk about some of the games that we’ve been playing, some of our ideas for video games, and Squidgey having accidentally unlocked an extremely rare drop on Diabolo 3.
Time Cast Pod Machine - Part 1
Jun 8, 2018 • 66 min
This episode (which is part one of three) sees Chief return after his 6 month hiatus, and he worries about the length of our intros; I drop a knowledge bomb on how the writers of MASH got around the network censors; and Squidgey confesses his love for…
Favourite Games with Red Mage and White Mage
May 11, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode, we brought back White Mage and Red Mage. This time we talked about our favourite games ever, suggesting a lot of games along the way, but finally settling on three each (they weren’t easy decisions at all, though). to find out which…
Sega Wrist
Apr 13, 2018 • 90 min
Squidey is back from his super secret mission and ready to talk about all manner of video games. We cover some video game music, one piece of news (some unfortunate news, that is), and a few of my ideas for indie games.
The Sexy Brutale
Mar 9, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, we talked with White Mage and Red Mage about The Sexy Brutale - which is a fantastic puzzle game. We also covered a bunch of stuff related to lore in games, art books and even a mention of Atlus.
Interview This!
Feb 11, 2018 • 32 min
This episode features an exclusive interview with Stephen Smith, who is a really chill dude. We talk a little about the history of the events he has organised; the reaction from folks who attend; and even blind dates.
Switch, Please (part 3)
Dec 28, 2017 • 47 min
The final part of our Christmas special is here! Click through to read the show notes and download it for your face.
Switch, Please (part 2)
Dec 27, 2017 • 58 min
Part two of our first Christmas special episode is here. With Resident Evil VII spoilers and discussion of a questionable game.
Switch, Please (part 1)
Dec 26, 2017 • 55 min
Episode three of our podcast is going to be split into three parts (we told you that we could waffle about video games). This post is the show notes for part one.
Banjoes For Days
Dec 8, 2017 • 63 min
The first (official) episode of the Waffling Taylors podcast is here!
56 Games in 63 Minutes
Nov 9, 2017 • 65 min
Our first (well, 0th) podcast episode is now live. Come check it out and let us know what you think.