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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We’re here with interviews from this year’s Boston FIG Fest! We’ll tell you about a few of our favorites, have a SNAP review, then get right into the interviews. What surprised us about Boston FIG this year? How much less crowded it felt at the new location. Harvard Athletic Center had a lot more room than MIT. Andrew was surprised

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We're here to talk about games and conflict this week. What can conflict in games teach us? Do your kids handle it well?

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We have a great time this week, talking to Brandt from The Portal Gaming Podcast... and our old friend from college. Math, games, and friends. What could be better?

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We visited TWO awesome game stores in Rochester NY, and we're thinking about games that our kids could bring to school to play with their friends.

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We’re back with even more Gen Con coverage! Let’s wrap up our con season with the Martinellis’ impressions of Gen Con. Isabelle and Jace both attended with their parents. What’s Gen Con like from 3 feet off the ground? Jace liked “playing games”. His favorite was Rhino Hero Super Battle. Izzy’s favorite was Food Fighters from Kids Table Board Gaming

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More GenCon! Nick interviews Mattel, Good Games, IELLO, Green Couch Games, Grail Games, North Star Games, Grand Gamers Guild, and Kids Table Board Gaming.

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Much like last year, we went camping and then did Gen Can't, while Nick and Izzy were able to attend Gen Con. So, instead of having a special guest, we've got some of the interviews that Nick recorded.

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We talk about player interaction this week. What games will encourage your family to really connect or collaborate? Andrew (and Anitra) also try Mexican hawthorne pulp, "for science!"

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Our special guest for this episode is Ann Losito. She runs the TWIST Gaming channel with her c0-hosts Matt and Josh. TWIST was the first ever Twitch partnered channel that is focused on board games. Andrew met Ann at last year’s PAX Unplugged. They played Deep Sea Adventure together, with Claire, and had a great time. TWIST is best known

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We are finally back into the normal routine (more or less) after a month of con-related craziness. We'll talk about highlights from Anitra's trip to Origins and Andrew's trip to Dice Tower Con.

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