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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"Those who don't learn history are doomed to repeat it." Games are one of the best ways to get facts to stick. We recommend some games that teach history, and games with a historical setting that will get you and your kids talking.

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We talk to Tom Clare about his game, The Champion of the Wild. If he could talk to animals, he'd put them into an elite sports competition!

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We look forward to 2019 and our most anticipated games, conventions, and Kickstarter fulfillments.

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Daniel Zayas is well-known in boardgaming circles, especially on Facebook. We talk to him about snow and football… but then get to the real reason we’re here: his new game!

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We discuss our top games from 2018 - and ask the kids about theirs. Plus Boardgame in the Middle, what we've been playing, and Backtalk!

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We’re joined today by Peter McPherson, the creator of Tiny Towns, coming soon from AEG. Tiny Towns was Andrew’s favorite game from PAX Unplugged. Tiny Towns is definitely family-friendly and easy for kids to understand. We can’t wait for our kids to try it!...

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We welcome back Spencer Williams, formerly of Married with Boardgames, to talk about his new Lighten Up! initiative...

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We’re here with another hour of interviews from PAX Unplugged. But we’ll also talk about our highlights in gaming from the last few weeks, and a little bit of Backtalk!

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Today we have a real NASA scientist on the show! Welcome Dante Lauretta, Professor of Planetary Science at the University of Arizona. Dante is the leader of a NASA mission called OSIRIS-REx, which has just arrived at a near-earth asteroid called Bennu. He's also a game designer...

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