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The Family Gamers Podcast

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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.

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United States

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

262 – Games on Screens – The Family Gamers Podcast

9/27/2021
This week, we're talking about board games on screens, whether that's app-assisted, pass-and-play adaptations, online games, or virtual board games that couldn't exist without the advantages of technology. The post 262 – Games on Screens – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:06:51

261 – Convention Interviews! – The Family Gamers Podcast

9/20/2021
It's boardgame convention season. We're not actually attending GenCon or Origins this year, but we've still got some interviews with some of the creators of hot new games. The post 261 – Convention Interviews! – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:21:10

260 – Pirate Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

9/13/2021
Talk Like a Pirate Day is soon. We're talking pirate-themed games this week! The post 260 – Pirate Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:51:53

259 – Tim Virnig, Thunderworks Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

9/6/2021
We explore Thunderworks Games history and future with Tim Virnig. In this episode: Roll Player Adventures, Cartographers Heroes, Cape May, and a little preview of what's coming in 2022. The post 259 – Tim Virnig, Thunderworks Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:52:25

258 – Board Games at Recess! – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/30/2021
Let's talk about games kids can bring to school and play at recess! Small, quick, and easily replaceable (cheap). The post 258 – Board Games at Recess! – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:05:23

257 – Lucky Duck Games w/ Vince Vergonjeanne – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/23/2021
This week we welcome Vince Vergonjeanne, one of our "favorite human beings in board games", and the founder/CEO of Lucky Duck Games. The post 257 – Lucky Duck Games w/ Vince Vergonjeanne – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:05:41

256 – Room to Grow: Action Selection Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/16/2021
What is action selection? We talk about this wide family of board games and pick a few that should help you and your family learn and grow. The post 256 – Room to Grow: Action Selection Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:50:00

255 – Board Gaming with Education, revisited – The Family Gamers Podcast

8/3/2021
A lot has changed since we last talked to Dustin from Board Gaming with Education... The post 255 – Board Gaming with Education, revisited – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:47:26

254 – Honey, I Shrunk the Game – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/26/2021
This week, we're discussing games that have been sized down, either for portability or for a faster & simpler experience. Are these smaller games worth it? The post 254 – Honey, I Shrunk the Game – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:49:57

253 – Outside Board Games with Wesley Hall – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/19/2021
This week on the show, we have a dear friend of ours who has been making a name for himself on TikTok in a crazy way - pipe organ videos! The post 253 – Outside Board Games with Wesley Hall – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:13:25

252 – Room to Grow: Drafting Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/12/2021
Introduce your kids (or non-gamer grownups) to drafting with a series of games that grow in complexity. What is drafting? A drafting game is one in which players pick something... The post 252 – Room to Grow: Drafting Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:37:35

251 – The Tabletop Bellhop – The Family Gamers Podcast

7/5/2021
This week on the podcast we have the Tabletop Bellhop himself, Moe Tousignant. What is The Tabletop Bellhop? How it can help you? The post 251 – The Tabletop Bellhop – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:07:41

250 – The Quarter-K Show – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/28/2021
This week, we talk about the games we've played the most this year (January-June). What is it we like about them & why are they played more? The post 250 – The Quarter-K Show – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:52:33

249 – Gameschooling Interview – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/21/2021
We continue our gameschooling series by interviewing the student himself, our son Asher. 249 Fact – “Lot No. 249” is a Gothic horror short story by Arthur Conan Doyle. Read it here: https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/Lot_No._249 Sponsor message: If you want to talk to First Move about other habits you can build to take that next step toward your goals, go to firstmovefinancial.com/familygamers to schedule a call. What The post 249 – Gameschooling Interview – The Family Gamers...

Duration:00:46:10

248 – Gameschooling (part 1) – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/14/2021
Have you heard of gameschooling? We revisit what worked for us this year, incorporating games into our homeschooling. The post 248 – Gameschooling (part 1) – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:54:29

247 – Board Game Mosaics with Katia Howatson – The Family Gamers Podcast

6/7/2021
We're joined by Katia Howatson, who creates awesome mosaics out of board game pieces. The post 247 – Board Game Mosaics with Katia Howatson – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:58:08

246 – Five Tips for App-Integrated Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/31/2021
There has been huge growth in board games that also use mobile apps over the last couple of years. We're seeing more and more of it. We have 5 tips for playing app-assisted family board games. The post 246 – Five Tips for App-Integrated Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:55:32

245 – Jonathan Chaffer – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/24/2021
Jonathan designed several of our family's favorite games, including Filler, Stroop, and The Kringle Caper. He tells us a bit more about those, and about his newest micro-escape room, The Independence Incident. The post 245 – Jonathan Chaffer – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:52:03

244 – Play This, Not That! Scrabble & Monopoly – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/17/2021
In Play This, Not That, we examine two "classic" games that you might be tired of - you want to encourage your kids, or parents, or friends away from these games, keeping the parts you enjoy from these games and ditching the parts you don't. The post 244 – Play This, Not That! Scrabble & Monopoly – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:54:35

243 – Purging Board Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/10/2021
Why do we need to "spring clean" our board games? How can you make the decisions on what to purge? We tackle the tough question of "how" in this podcast. The post 243 – Purging Board Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:16:18