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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Who doesn't like food? There are tons of great food games, and we can't play them all. We rank our top 5, from preschooler-friendly to adults-only.

Play along as we try a food-themed round of Order of Invention. You'll be surprised which food innovation came first!

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Happy Mother's Day! Anitra talks to Linda Wrobel, Managing Editor of Board Games for Engaged Family Gaming. She's also a mom and a first-grade teacher. How does that affect her gaming preferences?

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We’ve got a top 10 today – yes, actually 10! Inspired by some filler games we recently received in the mail, and looking forward to hanging out with One Board Family (because we talked filler games when we had them on the podcast), we decided we’d talk about our favorite filler games today.

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It's our friend Joe from ArtOfBoardGaming.com! How does he keep up with boardgames now that he's on the road? Can we recommend a dice-heavy game that he'll actually enjoy?

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Abstract strategy (or abstract puzzle) games are Anitra's favorite! Let's talk about what makes these games great for family game night.

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Let's talk to Joe Hopkins, the designer of Endangered. Endangered is on Kickstarter right now. Published by Grand Gamers Guild, with art by Beth Sobel and Ben Flores, we think it looks great!

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Building games! We're taking a lot of liberty with this idea, but centering around creating a "structure" you can see throughout the game. What's your favorite?

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We have James Hudson on the show again to talk about some recent Skybound Games projects - and help with our Guardian's Call giveaway!

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We talk about the use of time in boardgames. Time and time travel can make for an interesting theme, and some games use interesting time mechanics to add tension to the gameplay.

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This episode is special! It's our combined show with Flip Florey at Granite Game Summit, with special guests Gil Hova, Jason Lees, and "Your Moderator" Chris Michaud. We're calling it the Super Saturday Family Gamers Super Showdown.

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