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 talk about the games we've played the most this year (January-June). What is it we like about them & why are they played more?

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We continue our gameschooling series by interviewing the student himself, our son Asher...

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Have you heard of gameschooling? We revisit what worked for us this year, incorporating games into our homeschooling.

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There has been huge growth in board games that also use mobile apps over the last couple of years. We're seeing more and more of it. We have 5 tips for playing app-assisted family board games.

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Jonathan designed several of our family's favorite games, including Filler, Stroop, and The Kringle Caper. He tells us a bit more about those, and about his newest micro-escape room, The Independence Incident.

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In Play This, Not That, we examine two "classic" games that you might be tired of - you want to encourage your kids, or parents, or friends away from these games, keeping the parts you enjoy from these games and ditching the parts you don't.

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Why do we need to "spring clean" our board games? How can you make the decisions on what to purge? We tackle the tough question of "how" in this podcast.

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Our goal with Room to Grow is to help you bring your kids through a series of games that grow in complexity.
Logical deduction is a skill that usually needs to be intentionally taught; these three games will help you teach it!

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Once a quarter, we welcome a guest to the show who has NOTHING to do with board games, but is still awesome. This week, for our first episode of Outside Board Games, we welcome author Rajani LaRocca.

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