How do gamers raise the next generation of geeks? How do you play games with your children without drowning in the monotony of CandyLand? How do you introduce your children to video games responsibly? Join Andrew and Anitra as they discuss gaming as a family with their three children. Listen to stories of their past, their successes and failures, and learn from their experiences. Mix this in with some giveaways, commentary about new stuff on the market, and a couple of interviews and you have The Family Gamers Podcast! If you're enjoying the show, please don't forget to leave a review, share with yoru friends, and subscribe!
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Claire joins us to interview our amazing special guest this week: none other than Flip Florey, host of Flip Florey’s Super Saturday Board Game Serial! Flip is also a former panelist from the Flip The Table podcast. Flip The Table (tableflipsyou.blogspot.com) was a long-running podcast all about playing the games that no one wants to play. Many of the games
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In honor of Mother’s Day, we talk about games to play with your mom. What do our own kids think Mom (Anitra) would like to play? Last week, we had Asher on the show. This week, Claire is our co-host as we talk about games for mom. Whether your mom is a gamer or not, we have a recommendation for you!
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On this show, we have a special guest interviewer, our son Asher! We talk to Sam Bryant and Gwen Ruelle, also known as Runaway Parade Games, about their game Fire Tower, on Kickstarter now. As we’ve mentioned, Asher played Fire Tower at Granite Game Summit. He loved it, and not only because he took out all his opponents...
House rules! Love them or hate them, everybody has played some games not quite as written. When done well, house rules can help equalize skill levels or make a game more fun. We ask our listeners for some of their favorites.
On this week’s podcast, we interview Darryl Jones about his game Dobbers: Quest for the Key, an encounter-building adventure game on Kickstarter now.
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Spring is here, but that doesn’t always mean great weather. We look at some tabletop games that can get your family moving, even if you’re stuck inside.
We didn’t go to PAX East, but Andrew did try out Fireball Island at a special event at The Castle in Beverly Massachusetts.
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Today we’re speaking with Max Davie, a paediatrician in the UK who treats a lot of kids with ADHD or autism. He sees a lot of kids who use screens A LOT and wants to share some common-sense advice on screen time. Max’s video we keep referring to: Should parents reduce screen time, and are board games a good alternative?
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Happy Easter! Did you come up short looking for games that would work for your whole family this holiday weekend? Andrew and Anitra suggest 8 games (or types of games) that can work well across several generations.
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Today, we interview Jay Peak, host of 15 Pieces of Flair and Peak Your Interest. Let’s pique YOUR interest with our picks for prettiest games! Jay does a segment called 15 Pieces of Flair on Throat Punch Lunch. In 15 Pieces of Flair, Jay shows how to make decorations for your game room...
Did you know that you can have a fundraiser centered around GameWright games? We just ran a GameWright GameNight for the third time, and we’ll tell you all about it.
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