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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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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If your shelves are overflowing, it's time to take a hard look at what you've got. How can you decide to get rid of boardgames? We share listener feedback and how we're making these hard decisions.

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On this week's episode, we are joined by Jon Mietling of Portal Dragon Games, to talk about the Kickstarter for his game Planetoid, his other games, and how games have helped him connect with his foster kids.

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Mostly a catching-up show this week, plus ten minutes talking about different approaches to gaming conventions. It should surprise no one that Andrew and Anitra get very different things out of the conventions we attend.

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We talk to Trevor Muller-Hegel about Split Perspective Studios. He's creating variations of classic games (like chess and checkers), with new game designs coming out every month.

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