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The Family Gamers Podcast

Kids & Family Podcasts

Enjoy playing board games with your family at any age, skill level, or player count.

Enjoy playing board games with your family at any age, skill level, or player count.

Location:

United States

Description:

Enjoy playing board games with your family at any age, skill level, or player count.

Language:

English


Episodes

319 – Beyond Board Games: Pro Bowling with Diandra Asbaty

11/28/2022
This week's Beyond Board Games guest is Diandra Asbaty, a professional bowler - and mom. The post 319 – Beyond Board Games: Pro Bowling with Diandra Asbaty appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:55:20

318 – Board Game Terms: Draft, Dexterity, Roll-and-Write

11/21/2022
What is a "draft" and what's the difference between open and closed? What makes a dexterity game? And what on earth does "roll-and-write" mean? The post 318 – Board Game Terms: Draft, Dexterity, Roll-and-Write appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:51:51

317 – Derek Bruff, First Player Token Podcast

11/14/2022
Welcome Derek Bruff to the podcast! Derek is active in our Family Gamers Community and also hosts his own podcast, First Player Token. The post 317 – Derek Bruff, First Player Token Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:11:12

316 – The Board Game Holiday Gift Guide

11/7/2022
It's time for holiday gifts! We review our 2022 guide for board game gifts. Plus a fan-submitted review of 12 Rivers. The post 316 – The Board Game Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:03:44

315 – The Video Game Holiday Gift Guide with Stephen Duetzmann

10/31/2022
It's that time of year again. We are joined by the "unmitigated hype monster", Stephen Duetzmann, to learn about recommendations for (mostly) family-friendly video games this holiday season. The post 315 – The Video Game Holiday Gift Guide with Stephen Duetzmann appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:25:41

314 – Games under $20 – The Family Gamers Podcast

10/24/2022
A top 10, or 12, or possibly 13 list of great games you can find for under $20. The post 314 – Games under $20 – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:55:11

313 – Essen Post-Mortem!

10/17/2022
It's an odd numbered show and Andrew is our guest (hah!) We're going to talk about his very first Essen Spiel experience. The post 313 – Essen Post-Mortem! appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:59:15

312 – ESSEN Excitement!

10/5/2022
Andrew's going to Essen for Spiel '22! We pick 15 games that we're really excited to see. The post 312 – ESSEN Excitement! appeared first on The Family Gamers.

311 – Flat River Group with Colin Young

9/26/2022
Colin Young is a friend of The Family Gamers, and part of Flat River Group. What's FRG? "" The post 311 – Flat River Group with Colin Young appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:54:29

310 – Top-Rated Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

9/19/2022
We've been reviewing games for a long time, and have rated about a dozen games as "perfect" and about twice as many as "almost perfect". Do those ratings hold up? The post 310 – Top-Rated Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:09:20

309 – Unmatched Digital with Suzanne Sheldon – The Family Gamers Podcast

9/12/2022
Welcome Suz! Restoration Games is releasing a digital version of their hit game Unmatched, and we'll talk about it today. The post 309 – Unmatched Digital with Suzanne Sheldon – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:07:44

308 – Different Ways to Adventure with Board Games

9/5/2022
This week, we're talking about adventure! What games make you feel like you're going on an adventure? There are more ways to accomplish this feeling than you might think. The post 308 – Different Ways to Adventure with Board Games appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:07:53

307 – Jon Manker and Pax Viking – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/29/2022
Jon is the co-founder of Ion Game Design, making board games "based on reality". Although most are quite complex (Pax Viking, Sammu-ramat), there are some family-oriented games just around the corner... The post 307 – Jon Manker and Pax Viking – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:03:37

306 – Room to Grow: Dice Set Collection – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/22/2022
What is dice set collection? Think Yahtzee. You're rolling dice, usually with some re-rolls allowed, trying to get a certain result spread out among many dice (a straight, two/three/four of a kind, etc.) The post 306 – Room to Grow: Dice Set Collection – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:52:48

305 – GenCon 2022 with Nick – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/15/2022
It's time for GenCon! Nick went for just one day this year, and shares with us the highlights from his whirlwind tour. The post 305 – GenCon 2022 with Nick – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:03:16

304 – Computational Thinking – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/8/2022
Andrew & Anitra are programmers by training. Can we tease apart some of the skills that build a programming mindset, and hone them through games? The post 304 – Computational Thinking – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:58:18

303 – Beyond Board Games: Open Roading

7/25/2022
This podcast has almost nothing to do with board games! Four years ago Joe and Kalyn sold their house and bought an RV. It requires a lot of planning... The post 303 – Beyond Board Games: Open Roading appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:52:29

302 – How to Raise Little Gamers – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/18/2022
"One of the best ways to get your kids excited about doing something is by being excited about doing something." Can you get your kids to love games the way you do? The post 302 – How to Raise Little Gamers – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:39:29

301 – Board Game Day with Ambie Valdés – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/11/2022
Welcome Ambie Valdés to the podcast! How did she get from writing song parodies to a children's board book? The post 301 – Board Game Day with Ambie Valdés – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:55:41

300 – EPISODE 300! – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/3/2022
Can you believe we have done 300 podcast episodes? The post 300 – EPISODE 300! – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:10:39