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, we're talking about adventure! What games make you feel like you're going on an adventure? There are more ways to accomplish this feeling than you might think.

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Jon is the co-founder of Ion Game Design, making board games "based on reality". Although most are quite complex (Pax Viking, Sammu-ramat), there are some family-oriented games just around the corner...

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What is dice set collection? Think Yahtzee. You're rolling dice, usually with some re-rolls allowed, trying to get a certain result spread out among many dice (a straight, two/three/four of a kind, etc.)

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It's time for GenCon! Nick went for just one day this year, and shares with us the highlights from his whirlwind tour.

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Andrew & Anitra are programmers by training. Can we tease apart some of the skills that build a programming mindset, and hone them through games?

Computational thinking includes: abstraction, decomposing, algorithms, and pattern recognition.

Even kids or adults who don’t think of themselves as “technical” will benefit from these skills. These are problem-solving tools, whether you’re applying them to computers or not.

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This podcast has almost nothing to do with board games! Four years ago Joe and Kalyn sold their house and bought an RV. It requires a lot of planning...

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"One of the best ways to get your kids excited about doing something is by being excited about doing something." Can you get your kids to love games the way you do?

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Welcome Ambie Valdés to the podcast! How did she get from writing song parodies to a children's board book?

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Sovranti is a digital board game app allowing friends to play board games across the world. Dani is the community manager for Sovranti, and she's going to tell us more about it!

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