Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Holiday Gift Guide

It’s been a long year. Maybe you have a better idea of what your family likes in board games? Or maybe you need some different, more accessible games. We’ve got your back, with board game gift suggestions for any age, player count, and experience level.

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Everyone Loves a Parade – But Not a Crowd

Everyone Loves a Parade

Everyone Loves a Parade offers you a chance to design your very own parade floats! Decorate your floats with flowers, flags, and balloons, and lead them past the crowds for points and fame! A game for those who remember the glory days of small town parades.

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183 – NY Toy Fair with Engaged Family Gaming – The Family Gamers Podcast

2020 Toy Fair New York

This week, we are with Stephen Duetzmann and Linda Wrobel from Engaged Family Gaming. They attended New York Toy Fair 2020 – and brought Andrew along. What really stood out to the three of them?

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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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ShutterBug: Snap Some Sensational Cryptids

ShutterBug game

In ShutterBug from Mike Elliott and Calliope Games, play the role of a freelance photographer, traveling the country to find mythical creatures and snap pictures of them. Pursue tips and hope you can get high quality pictures – complete your assignment and some side jobs and become a world-renowned photographer!

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Dicey Peaks: Not High Enough

Dicey Peaks by Scott Almes

Sheer adventure awaits you in Calliope Games’ Dicey Peaks, by Scott Almes. Up to six players assault the summit of a Himalayan mountain. Listed for ages 8 and up, we found that even kids as young as 5 can join in on the expedition, making this a good option for a wide range of ages. Strap on your crampons, brave adventurer, and read on.

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124 – PAX Unplugged 2018 Part 2 – The Family Gamers Podcast

PAX Unplugged

We’re here with another hour of interviews from PAX Unplugged. But we’ll also talk about our highlights in gaming from the last few weeks, and a little bit of Backtalk!

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The Mansky Caper: An Offer You Can’t Defuse!

Ken Franklin's The Mansky Caper

It was a big night for our family – the night we finally showed the world we were deserving of respect. We were tired of Al Mansky (the richest mobster in the country) getting all the glory – and hogging all the loot. Al was out of town, and had left all his loot stashed in his mansion. No guards,

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Gen Con 2018: Chris Leder – Calliope Games – The Mansky Caper

Calliope Games

Chris Leder sat down with our roving reporter, Nick, to talk about Calliope’s big hit of Gen Con: The Mansky Caper. Ken Franklin is finally seeing his dream come true: The Mansky Caper, which he designed, is finally seeing the light of day. This is definitely not a cooperative game. Big Al Mansky is the biggest, meanest mobster in the

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105 – GenCan’t and Gen Con 2018 – The Family Gamers Podcast

Nick and Izzy Martinelli

It’s that time again – Gen Con is the largest gaming convention in the USA. If it seems like we’ve done this before, it’s because we have! We covered Gen Con (and Gen Can’t) last year (episode 60). Warning: this episode includes 2 hours of interviews from Gen Con, recorded by our man on the ground, Nick Martinelli.

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Roll For It!: Let the Good Times Roll!

Roll For It!

After dinner, I asked Nonnie if she was up for a game… By the second or third game her competitiveness kicked in; she was trash talking my dad, razzing my daughter and having a blast. Then, she ditched me and wanted to play on her own. She was smiling, laughing and really enjoying herself.

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74 – The Family Gamers Podcast – Super PAX U Super Show

We have a jam-packed podcast for you this week! Tons of information about PAX Unplugged, plus a few extra games from before and after the convention.

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