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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What we played this week: Dragonwood Agricola: All Creatures Big & Small Fallout 4 Cards & Castles (iOS) Santa’s Little Helpers and the Ice Cube Jam! See the review on our website. Deal going on right now, the creator (Matt Worden) has a few copies that are packaged in a drawstring bag (no box) for $10, but supplies are limited!

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This week we're back with a special holiday shopping guide edition of Board Gamers Anonymous, featuring all the many things that will fill your own acquisition disorder list this year. We also have a new schedule and will be talking about Thanksgiving games and some interesting stories in the world of board gaming. 

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Thanksgiving is next week, yikes! So let’s talk gifts. This week, we’re talking non-digital gifts – board games, card games, and non-electronic toys. But first, what we played this week! Power Grid Santa’s Little Helpers and the Ice Cube Jam Fallout 4 Fallout Shelter (iOS or Android) We are big fans of Kiwi Crate! With 4 different subscriptions and dozens

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We're talking about Splendor and 12 games you might like if you also like this one (or just want to grow beyond it as a gateway game). In addition, we have three new reviews, three new acquisition disorders and a whole bunch of great news from Drew. 
 
Intro: Extra Life Charity: Board Game Geek List Auction! LAST DAY!​
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On this week’s episode, we’re looking forward to the holidays and talking travel! But first, what we did this week: More Batman: Arkham City Machi Koro with the family Chip Chain (iOS & Android) eagerly looking forward to Fallout 4 You should join Best Buy “Gamers Club Unlocked” if you buy new video games. And now, on to the games!

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This week on Episode 94, we're comparing two of our favorite Ted Alspach games to determine once and for all (probably) which is better - Suburbia or The Castles of Mad King Ludwig.

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On this week’s episode, we’re talking gamification, and we have a contest! Enter to win a copy of Maze Racers. What we played this week: Iota Guillotine Lords of Waterdeep (iOS) Earthbound (!!) MLB 15: The Show Rocket League Fallout Shelter Gamification – making necessary tasks more enjoyable by making them more game-like. Keys to gamification: Do it with tasks

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This week the crew gets together to talk about one of the hottest trends in board games in recent years - legacy. We'll discuss what it would look like to legacy three of our favorite games, as well as reviews of The Great Dinosaur Rush, Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King, Coconuts, and Maha Yodha. 

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We have returned! After missing a week, the Family Gamers are back, and talking about types of play.On this week’s podcast: The AAP is re-considering their recommendation of no screen time for children under 2. Games we played: World’s Fair 1893 – and Anitra wrote a review! Ragnaroll Takenoko Super Mario 3D World Fruit Ninja Lords of Waterdeep (iOS version)

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This week, Anthony, Chris, and Drew get together to discuss games fixed by their expansions, as well as some recent play throughs of Empires: Age of Discoveries and Dead Man's Draw. 

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