161 – Boston FIG Fest 2019 – The Family Gamers Podcast

Boston FIG Fest 2019

We’re here with interviews from this year’s Boston FIG Fest! We’ll tell you about a few of our favorites, have a SNAP review, then get right into the interviews. What surprised us about Boston FIG this year? How much less crowded it felt at the new location. Harvard Athletic Center had a lot more room than MIT. Andrew was surprised

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157 – Gen Con wrap up with Izzy, Jace, and Nick – The Family Gamers Podcast

kids playing a game

We’re back with even more Gen Con coverage! Let’s wrap up our con season with the Martinellis’ impressions of Gen Con. Isabelle and Jace both attended with their parents. What’s Gen Con like from 3 feet off the ground? Jace liked “playing games”. His favorite was Rhino Hero Super Battle. Izzy’s favorite was Food Fighters from Kids Table Board Gaming

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155 – Gen Con and Gen Can’t 2019 (part 1) – The Family Gamers Podcast

Episode 155: Gen Con and Gen Can't

Much like last year, we went camping and then did Gen Can’t, while Nick and Izzy were able to attend Gen Con. So, instead of having a special guest, we’ve got some of the interviews that Nick recorded.

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153 – Ann Losito, TWIST Gaming – The Family Gamers Podcast

Episode 153 - Ann Losito, TWIST Gaming

Our special guest for this episode is Ann Losito. She runs the TWIST Gaming channel with her c0-hosts Matt and Josh. TWIST was the first ever Twitch partnered channel that is focused on board games. Andrew met Ann at last year’s PAX Unplugged. They played Deep Sea Adventure together, with Claire, and had a great time. TWIST is best known

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148 – FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) – The Family Gamers Podcast

Episode 148: Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

We all have experiences in life we don’t want to miss. FOMO, or fear of missing out, seems to hit particularly hard when it comes to hot new boardgames. Between Kickstarter and conventions constantly hyped on social media, how can we deal with this irrational response?

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147 – Isaac Villa, Gaming with Sidekicks – The Family Gamers Podcast

Eric Lang and Isaac Villa

This week we’re happy to welcome Isaac Villa. He runs a site similar to ours, called Gaming with Sidekicks. We first met at PAX Unplugged, and we’re always happy to talk with other family-focused gamers. Gaming with Sidekicks branched off from a different website; the founders met while playing Dice Masters competitively. At one point, they had four different podcasts!

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144 – All Filled Up! Top 10 Filler Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

Episode 144 - Top 10 Filler Games

We’ve got a top 10 today – yes, actually 10! Inspired by some filler games we recently received in the mail, and looking forward to hanging out with One Board Family (because we talked filler games when we had them on the podcast), we decided we’d talk about our favorite filler games today. First we thank Breaking Games, whose game

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