New Dad Gaming

New Dad Gaming

A show about Gaming, Fatherhood, and New Fathers figuring out their gaming lives

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June 27, 2022 34 min

Summer is here! This week the dads discuss the right balance of game time for kids when they're off school, Trevor dips back into the world of PS4 by renting from the library, and Jeff checks out Dragon's Dogma.

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This week, the Dad's review the excellent TMNT - Shredder's Revenge, and the not so excellent game genre of Clicker Games (Click Heroes and others). Jeff has some difficulties with Playstation Cloud Saves, and Trevor falls further behind his sons in Minecraft Dungeons.

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A game heavy week! The New Dads discuss Starfield, Journey to the Savage Planet (Hidden Jem!), Diablo Immortal and it's funner family alternative Minecraft Dungeons, Nickelodeon All Star Brawl, and Fall Guys going Free to Play.

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This week the gaming dads try out Diablo Immortal (sad) and try a round of Apex Legends (fun!). Funny story, they both were champions in their first matches?

Trevor has a successful birthday party and Jeff has some failures with a Mario Strikers Demo.

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May 23, 2022 33 min

This week, one dad finds an excellent hidden gem, one dad loses a kid (only for a while), the dads reminisce about the wonder that was a Gameboy, and they both ask listeners for Beer Picks and a Game Pick for a 7 year old. 

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May 17, 2022 32 min

This week, Trevor is back from a trip to Mexico where a number of memories were made and revelations on parenting style were surfaced. 

A special congratulation to Tyrone ( @lifeofjermaine_ ) on the new addition to his family! Thanks so much for sharing it!

There is a special dad guest this week from Premium Edition Games ( premiumeditiongames.com ) who recounts the great memories he has playing old Atari games with his father....

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This week Jeff's kid gets his own Epic account without telling the parents (and immediately gets himself caught), while Trevor's oldest has some high priced demands for his upcoming birthday. The dads also discuss Epic partnering with Microsoft to stream Fortnite on iPhones, and the future ruined TVs thanks to Nintendo's release of Switch Sports.

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This week, Jeff and his oldest sons are recovering after a MASSIVE upset in a game of Quake, Trevor discovers how stunning Tunic can be when Dad Mode is enabled, and the Dads discuss their ongoing pursuit of ensuring their kids have game / life balance.

 

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This week the dads wrestle with a terrible gaming dad conundrum...what to do when games have becomes too much of a focus with your kids. They also dive into how to tactfully handle returning kid gifts that missed the mark, and a lack of dad patience for games without clear goals.

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April 19, 2022 33 min

This week, Jeff recounts how he survived a kids birthday at his house and gives some Dad tips, he also is living a Gaming Dad dream by introducing Quake to his kids! Meanwhile, Trevor finds a higher quality in older Lego games while desperately waiting for the weather to be warm enough to kick the kids outdoors. 

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April 11, 2022 31 min

This week Trevor squeezes out every possible teachable moment as his oldest enjoys his just reward for working and saving, Jeff stares down hosting a birthday party at his house, and the New Dads list off a number of new game titles making the rounds in their houses.  

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April 5, 2022 34 min

This week, Jeff's son has finally jumped off of Minecraft...and into Fortnite! It begins! Meanwhile, Trevor muses about his kids seeing gaming as the carrot and the stick for everything, and the dads consider Family Passes after Xbox and Playstation announce their plans respectively. 

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This week, Trevor is reaching out to the listeners for help with his book, Jeff has dived head first into Elden Ring (with his kids cheering his downfalls?), the dads discuss the joy that is Tunic and if the soon to be launched Playstation Streaming will be in either of their homes.

To help Trevor with his book: https://uglydesigncareer.com

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March 21, 2022 32 min

This week Trevor survives his own Plagues Tale by allowing his kids to be babysat by "Mr. Xbox".  Meanwhile Jeff dives head first into tabletop gaming with his kids with Gloomhaven and finds a critical hit!

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March 14, 2022 32 min

This week, the dads take a trip through their kids thinking process by traversing their wild Minecraft creations. Jeff gives and update on the family D&D considerations, and Trevor looks to find a family friendly card battle game.

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March 7, 2022 31 min

This week Trevor shares a health scare with his heart and implores gaming dads to keep tabs on their health, Jeff receives a child's presentation for the pros and cons of discord while considering jumping into the fabled lands of Dungeons and Dragons.

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February 28, 2022 33 min

This week the New Dads discuss the surprise emulation power of the new Steam Deck, they pour one out for a fellow gaming dad Bill (@agamerlooksat40) as he wrestles with difficult gaming decisions for his son, Trevor beats Undertale (sort of) and looks for his next challenge, and Jeff is hours and hours into Horizon: Forbidden West but has barely started.

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Jeff has jumped into Horizon Forbidden West and not only does he love it, but his kids are loving watching him play! Meanwhile, Trevor goes in the opposite direction with Indie Darling Undertale.

One household has bought ANOTHER copy of Minecraft, and the dads wrestle with a future where consoles are just crusty old man boxes.

 

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February 14, 2022 33 min

This week, a stunning conclusion to the removal of screens and games from one Gaming Dad's household, the dads get upset over lazy gaming themed Valentine's day cards Jeff's kids flip the script and recommend a game to HIM, and the dads dip back into Apple Arcade.

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February 8, 2022 31 min

Like a day one 6 gig patch, the Gaming Dads are giving updates on stories from the last few weeks, including the extension of the "no games" punishment, gaming mouse decisions, a dad review of Backbone for the iPhone, and dusting of the PSVR.

A big thank you to Professor Games who had Jeff on for an episode of his podcast, check him out: https://www.professorgame.com/

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