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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

233 – with Alex Radcliffe – The Family Gamers Podcast

2/22/2021
On this episode, we talk with Alex Radcliffe, founder of BoardGameCo and ambassador for boardgames all over the internet. His mission is spreading the love of board games and we just love it. The post 233 – with Alex Radcliffe – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:27:20

232 – Most Anticipated 2021 – The Family Gamers Podcast

2/15/2021
It's been a brutally long year since last February. And February is also the coldest, most miserable month. I'm so done with winter! But we will make it through. The pandemic is not done yet, but maybe we can suggest a few things we're looking forward to for this year. The post 232 – Most Anticipated 2021 – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:57:49

231 – CoraQuest with Dan Hughes – The Family Gamers Podcast

2/1/2021
Dan Hughes tells us about CoraQuest. What started as a pandemic homeschool project with 8-year-old Cora has now become a full-fledged family dungeon crawl you can support on Kickstarter! The post 231 – CoraQuest with Dan Hughes – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:53:32

230 – Intensive Gaming Getaway – The Family Gamers Podcast

1/25/2021
Your hosts Andrew and Anitra went away for 48 hours. We filled those hours with a giant stack of games, and we'll tell you about them. The post 230 – Intensive Gaming Getaway – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:09:26

229 – Boston FIG Virtual – The Family Gamers Podcast

1/18/2021
We attended the virtual Boston FIG Fest this weekend, and have interviews with Manaworks Games, Runaway Parade Games, Hot Banana Games, and Tidbit Games. The post 229 – Boston FIG Virtual – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:57:51

228 – Anitra’s Favorite Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

1/11/2021
It's almost Anitra's birthday! That means it's time for her to talk about a few of her favorite games. Find out her favorite "regular" game, one to play with kids, solo game, and 2-player game. The post 228 – Anitra’s Favorite Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:41:52

227 – Chatting with Jeremy Howard – The Family Gamers Podcast

1/4/2021
This week's guest is Jeremy Howard, an educator and a strong voice in the board game industry. What does he have to say about playing games with kids? The post 227 – Chatting with Jeremy Howard – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:27:37

226 – Christmas with The Family Gamers – The Family Gamers Podcast

12/28/2020
Christmas time is here... and now past. We talk about the board game gifts we gave and received, as well as traditions we have and tactics we employ to keep Christmas morning from feeling too crazy. The post 226 – Christmas with The Family Gamers – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:48:34

225 – Video Game Gifts with Stephen Duetzmann – The Family Gamers Podcast

12/21/2020
It may be too late to shop for board games, but you can still get video games (downloaded) in time for Christmas! We have Stephen Duetzmann from Engaged Family Gaming on to talk about the games he would recommend for families this year. The post 225 – Video Game Gifts with Stephen Duetzmann – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:13:18

224 – A Deluge of Versatile Dice – The Family Gamers Podcast

12/14/2020
This week, we are drowning in a deluge of dice games. It has been a really long time since we talked specifically about dice games (all the way back in episode 66!) and we thought that instead of doing a top 5, we'd talk about all the different ways dice get used in games. The post 224 – A Deluge of Versatile Dice – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:52:59

223 – Top Five Games of 2020 – The Family Gamers Podcast

12/7/2020
It's been quite a year, hasn't it? We're joined by Isaac Villa and Ryan Gutowski to share our top five games of the year - and one that was a big disappointment. The post 223 – Top Five Games of 2020 – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:34:10

222 – 2020 Holiday Game Gift Guide – The Family Gamers Podcast

11/30/2020
On this week's podcast, we walk you through our holiday gift guide. Not sure what games fit the people on your list? We can help! The post 222 – 2020 Holiday Game Gift Guide – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:09:16

221 – Games, Art, and Design with David Diaz – The Family Gamers Podcast

11/23/2020
This week, we have David Diaz, creator of Fossilis and head of Mesa Game Lab. The post 221 – Games, Art, and Design with David Diaz – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:39:37

220 – 5 More Games for 5 Players – The Family Gamers Podcast

11/16/2020
One hundred episodes ago, we created our most popular podcast ever - our top 5 games for five players. We've got five more games that we'd highly recommend for this player count. These are games we really like with a fifth player, not just games that are "okay" at five. The post 220 – 5 More Games for 5 Players – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:48:01

219 – Funny Board Game Moments with Grant Lyon – The Family Gamers Podcast

11/9/2020
Our guest this week is Grant Lyon, comedian and board game designer! His game Curmudgeon is coming out soon. The post 219 – Funny Board Game Moments with Grant Lyon – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:05:51

218 – Room to Grow: Tile Laying Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

11/2/2020
A continuation of our Room to Grow series. If you're interested in tile laying games but you're not really sure how to bring kids in and then grow them into more complex games, we've got suggestions for you. The post 218 – Room to Grow: Tile Laying Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:44:16

217 – Kids Table Board Gaming! – The Family Gamers Podcast

10/26/2020
We sit down with Helaina and Josh from Kids Table Board Gaming and Burnt Island Games. What makes their games special? The post 217 – Kids Table Board Gaming! – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:20:18

216 – Halloween Traditions, Old & New – The Family Gamers Podcast

10/19/2020
This week is spooky games and Halloween traditions, especially since Halloween is changing for a lot of people this year. The post 216 – Halloween Traditions, Old & New – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:39:36

215 – The Art of the Pitch – The Family Gamers Podcast

10/12/2020
We talk about gameschooling and game design with kids. What about when the game is "done"? It's time to pitch! The post 215 – The Art of the Pitch – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:53:36

214 – Andrew’s Favorite Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

10/5/2020
Since it was recently Andrew's birthday month, we decided to ask him about a few of his favorite games RIGHT NOW. What did he pick? The post 214 – Andrew’s Favorite Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:42:15