We love to hear about parents trying new types of game experiences with their kids. We recently found a father on Facebook named Casey (shout out to the RPGs with Kids Facebook group) who not only introduced his six year old son to Dungeons and Dragons, but created an awesome placemat style character sheet to help guide him.… Read more.
D&D Beyond at first glance is a collection of online gaming tools for Dungeons and Dragons 5.0, but the ease of use and friendly interface makes it more than the sum of its parts. D&D Beyond is an evolution of previous tools released by Wizards of the Coast for D&D 4.0 and improves on its subscription model, and improved stability by running everything in the browser instead of separate programs.… Read more.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo is just around the corner and EFG is going to be there. The entire team has been hard at work preparing for a full week of INSANE coverage. We’re going to grab every little bit of family gaming news from that show floor and share it with the world!… Read more.
Episode 62: D&D: (Branche Management and Balazaar Boogie)
Hello and Welcome to Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast! This is episode 62. This week we are talking about boardgames. Specifically, tabletop roleplaying games and our game of Dungeons and Dragons that we started with our two sons.… Read more.
I went to PAX EAST 2016 in Boston this past weekend and saw a TON of games, but one game in particular caught my eye that I had never seen nor heard of before: Mages of Mystralia by Borealys Games. I was even lucky enough to get to play it for about a half hour during the show.… Read more.
By Stacey Beshers, guest writer
As many gamer parents know, there are so many options out there for kids and parents alike to enjoy together.… Read more.
Holiday shopping is getting more and more difficult every year. Parents used to have to worry about “the hot toy,” but now there are so many video games released each year that it can be very confusing for parents.
The following is a list of some of our recommendations for parents who need a little bit of help to make sure they make the most of their holiday dollars.… Read more.
Release Date: 03/04/2016
ESRB Rating: T for Teen
Reviewed on Wii U
I have a confession to make. I ran out and bought a Wii and Twilight Princess as quickly as I could back when the game first came out.… Read more.
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles where the members of the staff will talk about WHY they play games. This week we started with Kelly. It is Mother’s Week after all! ~Stephen
Gaming is often heralded as a time waster, or as holding entertainment value for children alone. … Read more.
By: Kelly Allard
Way back when I was young and sans kids, my friends and I would stay up until the wee hours of the night doing nothing but table-top gaming. Dungeons & Dragons, Call of Cthulhu, Vampire the Masquerade… basically whatever we could get our hands on that went well with a 10-pack of tacos from Taco Bell and 64oz of Mountain Dew.… Read more.