118 – Top Picks from Essen 2018

Internationale Spieltage SPIEL '18

Essen Game Fair (Internationale Spieltage SPIEL) is the world’s largest boardgame trade show. No one could hope to cover everything (and we won’t try!) We brought Nick on to help us with our top picks from Essen Spiel, accumulated through BoardGameGeek and other media. Did you know that in Germany, 118 is the directory inquiry phone number? We’re going to

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Gen Con 2018: Travis Drake – Brouhaha Games

Brouhaha Games

Brouhaha Games is a brand-new publisher, focused on making family-friendly games with a Halloween theme. We talked to Travis Drake, Creative Director, at Gen Con 2018. Check out their first game, Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds, on Kickstarter now. Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds On Kickstarter through Thursday, August 9 for only $9 (plus shipping)! 10-15 minute abstract game 1-3 players, kid-friendly

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68 – The Family Gamers Podcast – Four Frightfully Fun Finds For Halloween

Four Frightfully Fun Finds (for Halloween)

We’ve been looking for games that capture some of the spooky feeling of the Halloween season, without being too scary or too difficult for younger children. We cover four of our favorites, recommendations from our listeners, and give the run-down of what we’ve been playing.

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