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[Podcast] Gaming With the Moms #7:  Todd Bishop Is Not a Mom

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Welcome to episode 7 of Gaming With the Moms! Host and Pixelkin Managing Editor Nicole Tanner leads the conversation about family gaming news. This week we run down some news, some rumors, some hopes, and some fears. And we talk a little bit about parenting styles—from free-range to helicopter and everything in between.

Todd Bishop, editor and founder of GeekWire, joins us this week!  He’s not a mom. But he’s the dad of a 4-year-old girl. Yay!

(Scroll down for links to Libsyn, iTunes & RSS feed, and download the episode here.)

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5 Reasons Why You Don’t Like Video Games

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This one is for you non-gamers in the audience, all you readers who came to learn about gaming for the sake of someone else, but who don’t consider video games to be your thing. Reader, I respect the cupcakes out of you, and I applaud your effort to learn about a hobby that you don’t fully understand. Seriously, that’s really awesome of you. Read More

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What To Get Your Gamer For Christmas (Hint: It's Not Just About Games)

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I am a gamer. And by the way, I’m 59 years old and I’m a mom. (My kids are in their twenties now, but yeah, I’ll always be a mom. And a gamer.) I’ve talked before about my experiences gaming with my kids, but I haven’t shared our personal gaming gift history. So here’s the scoop. Gaming has been important to my kids, and over the years I’ve given them gaming equipment, games, and lots of gaming-related swag. Read More

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Thanks to Game Bundles, Everybody Wins

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If you want to check out the indie game scene, there is perhaps no better way to do so than by seeing what the latest game bundles have to offer.

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