100 episodes

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



How do you play games with your children without drowning in the monotony of Candy Land? We talk about how to introduce games you enjoy, and how to change up classic games so that everyone has fun.



Join Andrew and Anitra as they discuss gaming as a family with their three children. Listen to stories of their past, their successes and failures, and learn from their experiences.



Mix this in with some giveaways, commentary about new stuff on the market, and a couple of interviews and you have The Family Gamers Podcast!



If you're enjoying the show, please don't forget to leave a review, share with your friends, and subscribe!

The Family Gamers Podcast The Family Gamers

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    • 4.7 • 50 Ratings

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



How do you play games with your children without drowning in the monotony of Candy Land? We talk about how to introduce games you enjoy, and how to change up classic games so that everyone has fun.



Join Andrew and Anitra as they discuss gaming as a family with their three children. Listen to stories of their past, their successes and failures, and learn from their experiences.



Mix this in with some giveaways, commentary about new stuff on the market, and a couple of interviews and you have The Family Gamers Podcast!



If you're enjoying the show, please don't forget to leave a review, share with your friends, and subscribe!

    310 – Top-Rated Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

    310 – Top-Rated Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

    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?

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    309 – Unmatched Digital with Suzanne Sheldon – The Family Gamers Podcast

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

    Welcome Suz! Restoration Games is releasing a digital version of their hit game Unmatched, and we'll talk about it today.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    308 – Different Ways to Adventure with Board Games

    308 – Different Ways to Adventure with Board Games

    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.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    307 – Jon Manker and Pax Viking – The Family Gamers Podcast

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

    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...

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    306 – Room to Grow: Dice Set Collection – The Family Gamers Podcast

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

    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.)

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    • 52 min
    305 – GenCon 2022 with Nick – The Family Gamers Podcast

    305 – GenCon 2022 with Nick – The Family Gamers Podcast

    It's time for GenCon! Nick went for just one day this year, and shares with us the highlights from his whirlwind tour.

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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

Marc Specter ,

The finest family-centered board game content

The Family Gamers have their finger on the pulse of comprehensive family gaming. For gamers with families of all ages, the content is useful, practical, and applicable, and the production is top notch.

generalspencer ,

Outstanding!

I would need at least five hands to count the amount of times that my family has enjoyed a game recommended by The Family Gamers. Their podcast is well edited/produced and enjoyable to listen to. They often have interesting guests as well. If you are in a gaming slump, need a new game, or simply just want to listen to an enjoyable podcast....check out TFG. They also have a great website full of great game reviews and overviews. If they say something is good. It is worth your consideration.

Brawley Fowler ,

Don’t play games with my heart!

I love how these two gamers compliment one another so well!! Great show!

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