33 – The Family Gamers Podcast – Best of 2016

2016 fireworks

Welcome to the first show of 2017! We did a lot of gaming over the holiday season. What were your favorite games of 2016?

What we have been doing:

Went to Worcester Gamer Group Yankee Swap. Fun to play games with different people, and got Zany Penguins.

Played Guillotine and Lanterns.

Rhino Hero with the kids.

Mmm! and New York 1901 and Batman Fluxx and baseball die-rolling game (more information on this one later) and Battle Sheep

5 Second Rule Jr for the kids

Pandemic Legacy with gaming group.

Kids bought Disney Infinity characters with Christmas gift cards (75% off at Toys R Us!) and have been creating even more new worlds.

Anitra has been playing more Stories: The Path of Destinies.

Andrew is completing Tomb Raider: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Takenoko with the kids.

We are so, SO excited for Nintendo Switch.

LEGO Boost also looks cool.

Favorites from 2016

For adults:

Bring Your Own Book

World’s Fair 1893 (here’s our review)

Check the book Andrew mentioned – non-fiction about both the Chicago World’s Fair and a serial killer: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson

For kids:

Dragonwood (here’s our review)


Lords of Waterdeep was Andrew’s favorite game to play in 2016, even though it’s been around a few years.


Don’t forget to leave us a review on iTunes!