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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This week Anthony, Chris, Daniel, and Drew join together to record ANOTHER very special episode. We’re pitting the best games of all time against each other (along with a few favorites from our list and our listeners) in Tabletop Madness 2015 – a 16 game bracket  and 8 game bracket battles it out down to our Final (Fab) Four. You can see the first, second, and third round match-ups on our website as well or you can listen to Round 4 below in which we tackle the Round of 16 and Round of 8.

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This week Anthony, Chris, Daniel, and Drew join together to record a very special episode. We're pitting the best games of all time against each other (along with a few favorites from our list and our listeners) in Tabletop Madness 2015 - a 68 game bracket that we'll be playing off over the next 3 weeks. You can see the first and second round matchups on our website as well or you can listen to Round 3 below in which we tackle the Round of 32. 

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This week, Chris, Anthony, Daniel and Drew get together to Shout it From the Table Top and super size our Final Round with games that need to be convention size!

Chris, Anthony, and Daniel take a trip all over gaming with our Feature, If you Like Ticket to Ride, Try... We give nine great next step games that take TTR to the next level!

We’re also talking about Baseball Highlights 2045, Flea Marketeers, and Courtier.

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This was a very special week for us. Not only were we able to come together for the first time in nearly three months at Dreamation 2015 in Morristown, NJ, but we had the opportunity to play a number of fantastic new games, including our feature review for this week’s episode, Between Two Cities. ​

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This week the BGA team with Chris and Daniel sit down to discuss the Top Ten Games that Need to be App Games! Our At the Table is all Euro this week as Chris talks about Rococo, Concordia,  Yedo, and Keyflower with a new D&D segment from Daniel called, Analyze Dweomer.
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This week, Anthony, Chris, Daniel, and Drew all come together for the first time in nearly three months! This week we take a look back and discuss all the things that attract us to gaming, along with some of our favorites, least favorites, and thoughts on the hobby as a whole. 

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This week Chris and Daniel get together to compare two dungeon crawling, friend stabbing good times in Boss Monster (with the Tools of Hero Kind expansion) vs. Munchkin Deluxe. They also discuss recent plays of Dungeons & Dragons tth Edition and Amun-Re, and discuss some of what they're excited to see in the weeks to come, including new D&D 5E accessories, the Boss Monster video game and more. 

 

02:38 – Shout it from the Tabletop: D&D 5 Edition: Player Feedback & Dreamation 2015 

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This week, Chris, Anthony, and Drew bring a brand new feature to the podcast, helping gamers everywhere decide what to play next after Settlers of Catan. We'll share 9 games that match the mechanics, look, and feel of Catan in various ways so you can pull your gamer newbie friends deeper into the hobby. We're also talking about Diamonds, Aquasphere, and Revolution: Anarchy:

09:21 - Shout it from the Tabletop!

20:02 - Acquisition DIsorder Corner

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