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Did you play video games with your family when you were a kid? Anitra didn’t… the closest was “Star Trek: The Next Generation Interactive VCR Board Game”. With her friends, a lot of Mario and Zelda. Andrew played a lot of Goldeneye (N64) and Mario Kart. His mom introduced him to Infocom games like Zork. Anitra mentions a game set

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Thanksgiving weekend allowed a lot of time for gaming! We talk about what makes a good game to play with “non-gamers”, or at least to family members who think they only like traditional big-name games. Santa’s Little Helpers and the Ice Cube Jam Portal game Machi Koro the kids played a bunch of classic card games with their grandma: Old

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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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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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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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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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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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Thanks for tuning in! We added a new segment this week, FOR SCIENCE! Andrew and Anitra try some gross(great!) potato chips and live to tell the tale. Also on this show: Mushroom 11 Maze Racers (again) Marvel PuzzleQuest More Project Rocket Golfing! Andrew obsesses over the Deepwater Organizer from Broken Token An interview with Andy Geremia, the creator of Maze

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Thanks for tuning in! This week, we get creative. Story-based and creativity games! What we played this week: Maze Racers Blink What we talked about this week: Balderdash Paranoia Dixit Superfight Rory’s Story Cubes Don’t forget to leave us a review on iTunes and check us out on Facebook and Twitter! Stay tuned next week when we announce our contest

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Thanks for tuning in! This week, we talk about the Boston Festival of Indie Games, with some special guests – our kids! What we played this week: Numberbots (“Not a game, Mommy”) Project Rocket Golfing Disney Fairies Fashion Boutique (discontinued iPad game) Slideways More information about the games we saw at Boston FIG: Project Rocket Golfing (iOS, by Morgan McGuire)

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