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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SNAP Review – Hex Roller

Hex Roller box

Roll dice, write down numbers. Simple? Yes. Easy? Not hardly. Enjoy an abstract roll and write puzzle with Hex Roller, designed by Rustan Håkansson and published by Renegade Game Studios. Listen to why Anitra loves it in just a few minutes, or read on below. Gameplay Hex Roller plays exactly the same no matter how many players you have. (The

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Dice Throne: Throwin’ Dice and Takin’ Names

Dice Throne boxes

Dice Throne is an easy game to pick up and learn. The core of the game is manipulating your dice to get the best result, leading some people to call it “battle Yahtzee”. However, the wide variety present in the cards and characters keeps games feeling fresh and allows for many different overall strategies.

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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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SNAP Review – Dirty Pig Card Game

Dirty Pig case sitting in dirt

“Dirty pigs are happy pigs!” That’s the driving idea behind Dirty Pig, a silly quick card game by Frank Bebenroth. Asher and Anitra tell us about this fast-moving game for 2-6 players. Give it a listen in less than 4 minutes or read on below. How to Play Dirty Pig Your goal: get all your pigs dirty first! Each player

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