5 Ways To Connect With Your Gamer When Not One Yourself

If you’re a parent and not much of a gamer yourself, it can be challenging to connect with your gamer.  It can feel like there’s a tremendous gulf between you and your kiddo.  On the one hand, you have your kiddo is very much into their hobby.  Games are their passion. On the other hand, when they try and talk to you about it, there’s so much there that you can’t follow.  It can be confusing and frustrating. 

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So, how with all that, how can you connect with your gamer?

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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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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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