Kids Tired Of Minecraft? What’s Next.

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I’ve been there.  You’ve figured out the difference between gravel blocks and regular stone blocks.  You finally understand what a creeper is and what it does. You can recite the recipes for glow stones and wooden stairs in your sleep.  Heck, you even understand how Redstone works. You’ve done it. You can have meaningful conversations with your kiddos about Minecraft.

Then, it happens.  Your kids get tired of Minecraft.  Sometimes for a few months, sometimes forever.  Regardless, your kiddos are now looking for “the next thing” and you’re left scrambling, trying to catch up, and trying to help.

So… What do you do when your kiddo grows tired of Minecraft?

Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to help out, once you know what, specifically, about Minecraft your kiddos enjoy.

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Let’s Talk About God of War

God of War sat as number 1 in the game charts for 5 consecutive weeks, taking the record for Playstation 4 exclusives.  It also sold over 3 million copies in three days.  It’s the fastest selling PlayStation 4 exclusive ever made, and is both a commercial and critical success, sitting at a Metacritic rating of 94.

So, you might say God of War is a big deal in the gaming world.  And if your kiddo’s a gamer – you can bet they’re talking about it.  So, what exactly is this thing? And as a parent, what do you need to know?

What Parents Need To Know About God of War

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Everything Parents Need To Know About Fortnite

So, there’s this new thing now.  Fortnite… Anyone heard of it?

Oh… Everyone?  Everyone’s heard of it?  

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Yeah.  Everyone’s heard of it.   Parents, kids, grandparents, pets, aunts, uncles, cousins, space aliens, creatures from alternate dimensions, and I’m pretty sure even muppets… Everyone and everything.  Fortnite’s popularity is so strong, it’s pushed its way into mainstream pop culture. It’s moved from just gamers to the population at large.  If you’re a parent and want to know what your kiddos are playing, this post will give you everything you need to know.

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Everything Parents Need To Know About Overwatch

Overwatch is big, and just getting bigger.  It’s a game that’s penetrating the consciousness of gamers everywhere. So chances are – your kiddo plays it, wants to play it, or knows someone who plays it.

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Overwatch – Image Courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment

Keep reading to learn everything parents need to know about Overwatch.  It’ll help you learn everything from the mechanics to how to talk to your kids about it.

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Horizon Dawn – My Favorite Game of 2017

I started this post as my favorite game of all time.  I couldn’t narrow it down.  So, instead, I decided to instead do my favorite game of 2017.

I actually wanted to title it My Favorite Game of 2017 That Wasn’t A Game I Made – (See Super Lucky’s Tale), but it seemed a little wordy… and my grammar checker yelled at me.

Even still, honestly, it was kind of hard.  Being in the industry, I play a lot of games… Like a lot a lot.  I don’t actually finish many, being a parent – that’s pretty hard – but I play a lot, and across a lot of platforms/devices.  

So, narrowing it down to my favorite game of just this year proved a bit of a challenge, but thinking through it (and checking various sites to see if the games I was thinking about were actually released this year) it came down to one.

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