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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At least our number fact is game-related this week: 170 is the maximum “check out” score in a game of darts. This week, we’re going to recap our entire gift recommendation list. We have something for any age, any skill level, and tons of different special interests. What We’ve Been Playing Viral from Arcane Wonders (our review) Paper Tales from
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This week, our special guest is our oldest child, Claire! We’re going to talk about a theme that is near and dear to her heart: DRAGONS! We recommend dragon games for all ages and abilities. First, Claire tells us about some of her favorite dragon books, especially the Wings of Fire series. If you want to talk dragons, you can
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We have been playing Gamewright games for years, but they’re on our mind because we just participated in a Game Night fundraiser (listen to episode 88 if you’re curious how the fundraisers work). What We’ve Been Playing Brainwaves: The Brilliant Boar – examine a card, then add it to your hand, facing away from you. Play cards from your hand
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Our guest on the podcast is Keating Tufts, owner of Boards & Brews, a board gaming cafe in Manchester NH. What is a board game cafe, and what does it look like in operation?
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We've done Halloween games before, concentrating on non-spooky family options. Good news! There continue to be more family-friendly options for Halloween themed gaming.
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We are celebrating all things KOSMOS with Tom Wetzel. Tom is the Marketing Coordinator for Games at Thames & Kosmos.
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If you're new to the podcast, you might not know that we release a holiday gift guide every year in November. But maybe you like to get your holiday shopping started earlier, or maybe you've got other occasions to buy for.
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Our guest this week is the incomparable Stephen Buonocore: president of Stronghold Games, co-host of the Board Game Insider podcast, sworn enemy of Tom Vasel, and the mild-mannered alter ego of Elton Johnocore.
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Apparently, there are 162 games in a season of Major League Baseball. So, we’ve reached that milestone now – yay? We’re going to talk about collecting (kids are natural collectors – or maybe hoarders) and “improving” your collection in various ways. What We’ve Been Playing Brainwaves: The Astute Goose – a memory game that actually improves your memory! Spy Club
We’re here with interviews from this year’s Boston FIG Fest! We’ll tell you about a few of our favorites, have a SNAP review, then get right into the interviews. What surprised us about Boston FIG this year? How much less crowded it felt at the new location. Harvard Athletic Center had a lot more room than MIT. Andrew was surprised
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