There has been huge growth in board games that also use mobile apps over the last couple of years. We're seeing more and more of it. We have 5 tips for playing app-assisted family board games.
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Jonathan designed several of our family's favorite games, including Filler, Stroop, and The Kringle Caper. He tells us a bit more about those, and about his newest micro-escape room, The Independence Incident.
In Play This, Not That, we examine two "classic" games that you might be tired of - you want to encourage your kids, or parents, or friends away from these games, keeping the parts you enjoy from these games and ditching the parts you don't.
Why do we need to "spring clean" our board games? How can you make the decisions on what to purge? We tackle the tough question of "how" in this podcast.
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Our goal with Room to Grow is to help you bring your kids through a series of games that grow in complexity.
Logical deduction is a skill that usually needs to be intentionally taught; these three games will help you teach it!
Once a quarter, we welcome a guest to the show who has NOTHING to do with board games, but is still awesome. This week, for our first episode of Outside Board Games, we welcome author Rajani LaRocca.
We pick roll and write games that avoid arithmetic and sequencing, in four levels of difficulty. Which roll and writes give players room to grow?
This week, we welcome James Hudson, friend of the Family Gamers and part of Skybound Games publishing. Also, it's become tradition - James on the '39s!
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Reading is great! But this week we want to talk about board games that don't require reading (or only identifying numbers). You might be surprised at just how many options there are.
Rory O'Connor shares with us his recent experiments in storytelling, using the Untold system to flesh out the world of Prisma Arena and as a framework to run a solo D&D campaign.