Dice Dads is a podcast about the boardgaming hobby from the perspective of parents who play games. We take a look at tabletop games and whether they fit better with a family or gaming group audience. We discuss topics related to the hobby particularly as it effects families who game together. DiceDads is a production of Salamander Games.
Episode 6 - We Have Returned from Space!
The Dads have returned from their long dormancy (thanks Pandemic) and have managed to get their act together enough to actually see the light and start playing games enough to have something to talk about.
We have come back from our time away with lots of new ideas for show content and are excited to revamp things and send it all your way!
Episode 5 - Is Tabletop Good for Kids?
The Dads discuss what has gotten to their table lately and then discuss the benefits that tabletop gaming experience can add to a young person's formative years. The discussion is rounded out with a look at the Convention schedule for the rest of the year and a short look back at highlights of past Con excursions.
Episode 4 - Foundation Series - Types of Games
Josh reviews the difference between Euro and AmeriTrash games, talks about game categorization by player count, appropriate age, and play time, and looks at how game length and player count help you understand the kind of game experience you are likely to get.
Episode 3 - December Almost Killed Us
The Dads talk about their holiday exploits, gaming with family around the holidays, and cooperative vs competitive games. Their friend and fellow gamer Shane joins the show and they discuss games like Imhotep, Deal or Duel, Keyforge, Azul 2 and take a look at Life with one of the kids.
Episode 2 - Games & Ghoulash
The Dads rehash their recent experience at TokenCon 2018 in OKC and talk about what they thought was great about this brand new game con.
They also discuss their recent Halloween Super-Spooky Game Day and several games appropriate for the season, including Betrayal at House on the Hill, One Night Ultimate Werewolf, and City of Horror.
Finally, they discuss the topic of the use of fear and horror in tabletop games and how that can be done well.
Episode 1 - What the heck is this tabletop gaming podcast about?
In this episode, you get introduced to the Dads, hear how they got into gaming, and hear some discussion about some games that are fun to play with kids. You also get an impression of what n00bs these guys are at audio podcasting, which will be very funny to look back on later!
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