Dice Tower Network Podcast: The Family Gamers

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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The Family Gamers Episodes

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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!

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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 children's author Rajani LaRocca.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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When did you start playing games with your kids? And how do you get started if you haven't played with them before - no matter what age they're at?

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We're not known for doing anything in only a minute, but Sarah Shah is. She created "Board Games in a Minute" videos!

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This week, we're talking about games inspired by children's books - games that actually exist, and games we'd like to see!

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