Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast The official family gaming podcast of EngagedFamilyGaming.com!

December 20, 2016  

This week the Infinite co-host Michael Duetzmann is running the whole show in a solo-cast. 

The big topic this week? Winning and Losing in Board games. 

Give it a listen!

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December 5, 2016  

This week we are talking about boardgames. Specifically, tabletop role playing games and our game of Dungeons and Dragons that we started with our two kids. Today we are joined by my wife Jenna, and my brother Mike (The infinite co-host who was k.o.’d last episode, but don’t worry… He’s back!)

 

Show notes:

Overview topics/questions:

What is tabletop gaming?

What do kids need to know to play tabletop games?

What are some games that can get kids started on table top games like Dungeons and Dragons?

  • Adventure Maximus
  • Hero Kids
  • Mice and Mystics

What were the initial challenges of inviting the kids to play D&D?

Interview!: J-man and E-man share their stories of Branche and Balazaar (And Leaf)

Getting into the weeds:

How do you balance the role of parent/adult and player/GM?

What kind of things do we recommend when you are playing a mixed ages game of Dungeons and Dragons with your kids?

Our final thoughts on Dungeons and Dragons, and what we would do in the future.

Thanks for listening! You can find any of the games that we talk about here on Amazon.com. Please use our affiliate links so that your purchases support our staff!

Finally, please subscribe to our YouTube channel. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and support us on Patreon. As always: Thanks for listening to Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast.

And Remember: Get Your Family Game On!

My name is Stephen Duetzmann: Editor and Chief of EFG Gaming. You can reach out to us via our community page at www.EFGgaming.com/community. You can also reach out us viar Twitter: @EFGgaming, and our new email address: EFGpodcast@engagedfamilygaming.com. I am a co-host of the Gaming with Mom’s Podcast and a contributing writer to Pixelkin.

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November 22, 2016  

Hello and Welcome to Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast! This is episode 60! (And I am as surprised as you are). This week we are talking about our Boardgame Holiday Guide with myself and my wife Jenna, with the infinite cohost Michael answering our questions about trading card games.

 

My name is Stephen Duetzmann: Editor and Chief of EFG Gaming. You can reach out to us via our community page at www.engagedfamilygaming.com/community. You can also reach out to our twitter: @EFGgaming, and our new email address: EFGpodcast@engagedfamilygaming.com.

 

 

Board Games:

Sushi Go Party

Pandemic Legacy

Kill Doctor Lucky

Ticket to Ride: First Journey

Evolution: The Beginning

Code Names: Pictures

Ice Cool

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle

 

Finally, please subscribe to our youtube channel. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and as always thanks for listening to Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast.

And Remember: Get Your Family Game On!

 

 

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November 7, 2016  

This week Stephen, Jenna, Michael, and Dan come together to talk about board games you can add to your collection that can help teach history!

Timelines, Memoir '44, The Grizzled, Axis and Allies, Sapiens and 7 Wonders!

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October 10, 2016  

This week Stephen and Jenna talk about board games!

They start by highlighting the first three games in the Titan Series from Calliope Games: Running With the Bulls, Hive Mind, and Menu Masters.

Then they break down some of the games they are excited to see at Spiel 2016.

They included:

The Green Box of Games Magecraft FTF - First To Find Fabled Fruit Best Treehouse Ever Ninja Arena Skull Tales Fields of Green

Next week they'all be talking about video games! Have a good week everyone!!

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September 19, 2016  

This week Stephen's brother Mike joins the party to help talk about the new expansion set for Magic: the Gathering: Kaladesh!

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August 16, 2016  

This week Stephen and Jenna have a fireside chat and talk about some of the great games to come out of GenCon 2016!

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August 1, 2016  

This week the whole family gets involved!

Stephen and Jenna talk about 4 The Birds, Originz, Sushi Go Party, and Underlings of Underwing.

Stephen and Evan talk about Minecraft: The Card Game, and Magic: The Gathering.

The whole family gets in on the action to talk about their Sunday Morning spoils at Target!

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June 27, 2016  

This week Stephen and Jenna get together to discuss dexterity games that you can play with your family!

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June 13, 2016  

This week Stephen and Jenna have a very quick fireside chat where they talk about Ninja Dice, "My First" board games, and the Origins Gams Fair.

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