Dice Tower Network Podcast: Our Turn!
Our Turn! Episodes
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
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!
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)
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
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
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)