198 – Summertime Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

Slide Blast outdoors

Our kids are out of school (or “school”), so that means (for most intents and purposes) it’s summer! We’re hoping this means a lot more gaming. First, we learn about the radioactive gold isotope AU198. Then, thanks to our sponsor, First Move Financial, for sponsoring this episode of the podcast. What We’ve Been Playing Unmatched: Cobble & Fog (Restoration Games).

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Downforce: Danger Circuit & Wild Ride – Remaking the Review of a Remake

Downforce Wild Ride

Remember our Downforce review? Restoration Games has released two expansions since 2017. The time has come for more Downforce reviews. Do Danger Circuit and Wild Ride amp up the fun?

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Blank Slate – Where ____ Minds Think Alike

Blank Slate Party Game

Blank Slate is a party style game in which players try to come up a word that completes a cue card and matches exactly one other player. My gaming tastes don’t really lean towards party gaming at all, but I did find Blank Slate to be enjoyable for certain occasions…

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Still Unsure… (Why Join a Community? part 2)

Still Unsure... (Why Join? Part 2)

Still unsure about joining a board game class, café, or convention—a gaming community for you and your kids? Last time I started addressing the question many families have: Why take a board game class, visit a gaming café, or go to a convention when I can just do this at home? I talked a bit about the scheduling and the

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Adventure Land: May the Bravest Win!

Adventure Land

Call fellow adventures to the table and prepare for epic battles! Protect the realm from the dangers that lurk within the fog surrounding the banks of the great river. On your way, gather swords from the mountains and medicinal herbs from the forests. Will you heed the call to Adventure Land?

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Games

Holiday Gift Guide

Board games bring families together around the table. So why not give games to your loved ones this holiday season? Here are our suggestions for every age and ability level.

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