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[Podcast] Gaming with the Moms #9: I’m the Mom That Hides Devices

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Welcome to episode 9 of Gaming With the Moms. This is the podcast where we chat about all that’s new in gaming and tell great stories about families. Host and Pixelkin Managing Editor Nicole Tanner leads us through the news and we all answer the questions of communications guru Kate Curtis, a self-proclaimed mom who hides her kids’ gaming devices. Kate also helped our own Linda Breneman on her recent Ignite Seattle talk (below).

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Megan Fox Tweets on Kids’ MMOs. Here’s Why They Fail.

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Megan Fox (not the actress) recently published a series of very funny (albeit NSFW) tweets about her experience at Lego Universe, a now-defunct Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game for kids. (NSFW means “not safe for work.”) Lego Universe was a Minecraft-esque kids’ MMO that came out in 2011 and closed a year later. Not because it was a bad game, but because the costs of keeping an MMO kid-friendly was just too much, even for Lego. 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