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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

294 – Super-Short Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/23/2022
We've run out of time for games lately! So what better to talk about than games that only take a few minutes to play? The post 294 – Super-Short Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:35:03

293 – Phil-Walker Harding & Joey Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/16/2022
This week, we welcome Phil Walker-Harding to talk about a few of his game designs and Joey Games. The post 293 – Phil-Walker Harding & Joey Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:51:27

292 – Making Time for Board Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/9/2022
How do we figure out how to make time for gaming together as a family? It's hard when we're all so busy. But we have 4 tips that can help. The post 292 – Making Time for Board Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:51:34

291 – Beyond Board Games – Strong Songs – The Family Gamers Podcast

5/2/2022
Our special guest this week is Kirk Hamilton, host of the podcast Strong Songs. What makes a song great? Is it the "thump, pop, and sizzle" of the drum groove, power chords, lush 7ths and 9ths? Kirk uses music theory, history, and isolates patterns to break down songs you've heard before and help you understand WHY they're great. The post 291 – Beyond Board Games – Strong Songs – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:14:12

290 – PAX East 2022 – The Family Gamers Podcast

4/25/2022
week we kick back and talk about what we saw at PAX East 2022! It's the first time the gaming convention is back in Boston after the pandemic cancelled the last two events and it was a ton of fun! The post 290 – PAX East 2022 – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:06:19

289 – Snowbright Studio with T – The Family Gamers Podcast

4/18/2022
This week we are joined by T. Caires, who is now working with Snowbright Studio, on games like Teatime Adventures and Birds of a Feather: Western North America. The post 289 – Snowbright Studio with T – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:03:46

288 – Teaching Board Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

4/11/2022
We get asked, "How do you get your kids to play games with you?" First you have to get them interested, but then you have to teach them the rules and how to play! The post 288 – Teaching Board Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:53:32

287 – Deon Mixon, Design Eye – The Family Gamers Podcast

4/4/2022
This week, we welcome Deon Mixon, creator of a game called Design Eye, a graphic design education board game that is all about creativity - "for people with great ideas". The post 287 – Deon Mixon, Design Eye – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:43:44

286 – Play This, Not That, Dexterity Games! – The Family Gamers Podcast

3/28/2022
We answer a listener question about how we got started with reviewing family board games. Then we suggest a few dexterity games to spice up your building and flicking. The post 286 – Play This, Not That, Dexterity Games! – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:52:10

285 – GAMA with Marc Specter – The Family Gamers Podcast

3/21/2022
Andrew reports back from the GAMA Expo, with guest Marc Specter. The post 285 – GAMA with Marc Specter – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:56:48

284 – Five Fantastic Family Filler Favorites – The Family Gamers Podcast

3/14/2022
We talk about five of our favorite filler games for families - games that will make you think and help your kids learn, but play under 30 minutes and are fairly portable. The post 284 – Five Fantastic Family Filler Favorites – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:49:05

283 – Matt Riddle – The Family Gamers Podcast

3/7/2022
Matt Riddle (along with his co-designer Ben Pinchback) is one of our favorite game designers. He has co-designed over 20 "notable" games The post 283 – Matt Riddle – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:01:36

282 – Room to Grow: 2-Player Battles – The Family Gamers Podcast

2/28/2022
Introduce your kids to direct two-player battle games, where you try to eliminate the other player. No reading? No problem. The post 282 – Room to Grow: 2-Player Battles – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:49:48

281 – Game Schooler – The Family Gamers Podcast

2/21/2022
We welcome Doug Kotecki and Micchael McCabe, hosts of The Game Schooler Podcast. The post 281 – Game Schooler – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:11:35

280 – Top 5 Tiger Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

2/14/2022
2022 is the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese zodiac. So why not talk about some board games you can play with tigers in them? The post 280 – Top 5 Tiger Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:42:30

279 – Beyond Board Games: The Wood Whisperer – The Family Gamers Podcast

2/7/2022
This week on the show we have Marc Spagnuolo, the Wood Whisperer - he is definitely a nerd as well as being a wood worker. We talk about what we've been playing and how to get kids involved in your hobbies. The post 279 – Beyond Board Games: The Wood Whisperer – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:43:36

278 – Top Travel Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

1/31/2022
What makes a game good for travel? It depends on how you're traveling! We give a few tips on what to look for, as well as a dozen of our favorites. The post 278 – Top Travel Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:59:50

277 – Top 10 Family Games coming in 2022 – with Jeremy Howard

1/24/2022
We welcome Jeremy Howard this week to talk about ten games we are looking forward to in 2022. The post 277 – Top 10 Family Games coming in 2022 – with Jeremy Howard appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:13:52

276 – Five Tools for Easier Gaming – The Family Gamers Podcast

1/17/2022
Dice and cards can be hard for little hands. What can you do to make game components - especially from "grown up" games - easier for kids to handle? The post 276 – Five Tools for Easier Gaming – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:00:47:35

275 – Games for Couples with One Board Family – The Family Gamers Podcast

1/10/2022
Welcome to Ryan and Erin from One Board Family. What are their favorite games to play as a couple? The post 275 – Games for Couples with One Board Family – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

Duration:01:04:54