Codenames Harry Potter

Codenames: Harry Potter

Can you find the hidden Order of the Phoenix members? Or will you be stopped by Ministry officials and run out of time? Codenames Harry Potter combines the classic clue-giving experience with the magical wizarding world. Cooperate with your partner(s) to find all the Order of the Phoenix members without running out of time-turners or picking a Death Eater.

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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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Scooby Doo: Escape from the Haunted Mansion – Help Out those Meddling Kids!

Scooby Doo Escape from the Haunted Mansion

It’s difficult to put a finger on one specific thing this game does differently that helps it rise above its competitors. From Jinkies to Meddling, this is a well-crafted game with an appropriate story and clever challenges. The group control and character investment is probably the element that made our kids so immediately eager to dive back into the world of Scooby Doo.

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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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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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171 – ChiTAG Interviews – The Family Gamers Podcast

Chicago Toy & Game Group

Nick Martinelli went to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair before Thanksgiving, and came back with a gaggle of interviews! We’ll tell you about what we’ve been playing lately, then get to the interviews after the break.

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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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122 – PAX Unplugged 2018 Post-Show – The Family Gamers Podcast

PAX Unplugged

We just returned from this year’s PAX Unplugged. We’re exhausted, but ready to share with you our favorite moments and interviews from the show!

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