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Tips and recommendations to help you enjoy games with your family; at any age, skill level, or player count.

Tips and recommendations to help you enjoy games with your family; at any age, skill level, or player count.

Location:

United States

Description:

Tips and recommendations to help you enjoy games with your family; at any age, skill level, or player count.

Language:

English


Episodes

206 – Play This, Not THAT – Dice & Apples – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/10/2020
We suggest some games that improve upon Yahtzee and Apples to Apples. The post 206 – Play This, Not THAT – Dice & Apples – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:49:25

205 – Our GenCon Coverage! – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/3/2020
We said last week we wouldn't have any Gen Con interviews - but we have four! Listen to the compilation, plus what we've been playing this week. The post 205 – Our GenCon Coverage! – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:31:25

204 – Gen Con and other Virtual Conventions – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/27/2020
We talk about Gen Con, Gen Can't, and virtual conventions in general. The post 204 – Gen Con and other Virtual Conventions – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:07:50

203 – Kidsplaining – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/20/2020
We interview the Burrell family, hosts and creators of "Kidsplaining" - a Youtube channel of game tutorials done by kids. The post 203 – Kidsplaining – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:14:33

202 – Room to Grow: Engine Builders – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/13/2020
Wondering how to introduce your kids (or non-gamer family) to engine builder games? We've got recommendations from easy to mid-level. The post 202 – Room to Grow: Engine Builders – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:43:35

201 – Carla Kopp, Weird Giraffe Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/6/2020
We interview Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games. Carla designed the solo modes for Animal Kingdoms and Fire in the Library; and is now working on an Animal Kingdoms roll & write, and a Fire in the Library card game. The post 201 – Carla Kopp, Weird Giraffe Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:51:21

200 – It’s Two Hundred! – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/29/2020
We're excited for episode 200, and we've packed it full of giveaways, well-wishes, and as many fun segments as possible. The post 200 – It’s Two Hundred! – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:59:45

199 – Our Families Play Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/22/2020
We welcome Mik and Starla from the Youtube channel Our Family Plays Games. Why are they making videos, and how do they get their teenager to play? The post 199 – Our Families Play Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:55:27

198 – Summertime Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/15/2020
Our kids are out of school (or “school”), so that means (for most intents and purposes) it’s summer! We’re hoping this means a lot more gaming. First, we learn about the radioactive gold isotope AU198. Then, thanks to our sponsor, First Move Financial, for sponsoring this episode of the podcast. What We’ve Been Playing Unmatched: Cobble & Fog (Restoration Games). The post 198 – Summertime Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:50:12

197 – Back the Comeback! – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/8/2020
Back the Comeback is a movement to encourage people to get back into their friendly local game (and comic) stores. We're joined by Brandt Sanderson who works at The Portal game store in Manchester, Connecticut. The post 197 – Back the Comeback! – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:56:16

196 – Top Games for Remote Gaming – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/1/2020
As our state slowly comes out of lockdown, we want to #BackTheComeback and support our local game store. What board games will support playing remotely when we're stuck at home in the future? The post 196 – Top Games for Remote Gaming – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:49:30

195 – The One with One Board Family – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/25/2020
Welcome back Ric from One Board Family! We talk about what games we've been playing and what it's like teaching during a pandemic. The post 195 – The One with One Board Family – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:59:57

194 – Quick Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/18/2020
What do you turn to when you want a quick game to help your brain take a break? Whether it's with your spouse, or with your kids, you want something with limited setup and a quick play time. The post 194 – Quick Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:51:50

193 – Evolution: Education Edition with Scott – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/11/2020
We're going to talk about Evolution: Education Edition with Scott Rencher. Why bring this award-winning boardgame to digital? And what makes it educational? The post 193 – Evolution: Education Edition with Scott – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:43:10

192 – Shelf of Shame – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/4/2020
Shelf of shame is a term board gamers use for games that we've bought and haven't had a chance to play. Well, now is the time! What have you been playing? The post 192 – Shelf of Shame – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:51:48

191 – Clever Kids Mysteries with John Zilch – The Family Gamers Podcast

4/27/2020
Our guest this week is John Zilch, creator of Clever Kids Mysteries. Looking for something to teach your kids and give them something to do while they're stuck at home? Check these out! The post 191 – Clever Kids Mysteries with John Zilch – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:47:11

190 – Our Top Roll & Writes – The Family Gamers Podcast

4/20/2020
Rather than a top 5, we talk about our favorite roll & write games for specific situations. And don't miss the giveaway! The post 190 – Our Top Roll & Writes – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:47:37

189 – Boardgames & Books – The Family Gamers Podcast

4/13/2020
Our guest this week is Jenn Bartlett, AKA The Boardgame Librarian. We examine the idea of pairing up books with games. The post 189 – Boardgames & Books – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:08:02

188 – Play This, Not That, AGAIN – The Family Gamers Podcast

4/7/2020
After some technical difficulties, we're back, and talking about more games for you to play with your family. Tired of UNO and Life? We've got suggestions for some substitutes. The post 188 – Play This, Not That, AGAIN – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:39:21

187 – Games and Finance with First Move Financial – The Family Gamers Podcast

3/30/2020
Our guest on this podcast is Donnie Carpenter, who runs First Move Financial. First Move Financial is a sponsor of The Family Gamers Podcast. The post 187 – Games and Finance with First Move Financial – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:06:05