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 Chris and Daniel take a look at one of the most challenging components of board gaming - how to teach a game to other players. Listen as they discuss the most effective ways to teach a game well. Anthony also hops on for his solo segment and the guys look at some recent news and hot new games they're interested in.

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This week, Anthony, Daniel and Drew connect to talk about the NEW essential games for any gamer's collection.
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This week Anthony, Chris and Daniel join together for the next entry in BGA's If You Like, Try... feature, this time focusing on classic deck building game, Dominion.
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This week Anthony, Chris, and Daniel discuss the best of the best co-op games, as well as recent games Chris and Anthony got to the table such as Lanterns, Abyss, and Fidelitas. They also chat a bit about the upcoming awards season and what games should or should not be in the running. 

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This week Anthony, Chris, Daniel, and Drew discuss some of their favorite game designers and the impact those individuals have had on the hobby.
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Chris, Anthony, Drew and Daniel take their meeples from the French landscape of Carcassonne to new gaming levels with our Feature, If you Like Carcassonne, Try… We give you nine great next step games that take Carcassonne mechanics to the next level!
 
Shout it from the Tabletop!
02:48 – Cards Against Humanity, London's Board Gaming Store Drought, New Yorker Board Gaming Article
 
Acquisition Disorder Corner
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This week Chris and Drew get together to talk about How to: Gaming Groups. How to Find them...How to Join then...How to Start them...How to Manage them...How to Do Some Good (Charity, Networking, Business, Purchases)...

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This week Chris and Daniel review recent controversies in tabletop gaming.  It is guarantee to be controversial in its controversy.    In particular, we will look at a gamer's perspective on freedom and what does that mean at the table.  Freedom vs Responsibility in creating a game, playing a game and our part in the gaming industry.  With great asymmetrical powers comes great asymmetrical responsibility!      

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This week Chris, Daniel, and Drew join together for a very gimmicky episode. Our Final Round will be the Final (Fab) Four. Listen to us beg, plead and crack wise at each other's choices.  ​
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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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