Posts tagged #kids

Norman's Sky - The Magic Hour Show 60

During this Magic Hour, Ryan, Mikey, and Dee discuss No Man's Sky, AM2R, YouTube cover songs and Mikey's journey to be a Pokémon master. (43:37/40MB)

Picks of the week:

Ryan - “Beat Bugs” - Netflix children’s series using Beatles songs as framing for stories.
Dee - Ryan stole my pick!! My toddler loves Beat Bugs! Okay, fine. Ask the Storybots - another Netflix children’s series with lots of cameos, like Kevin Smith, Weird Al, Tim Meadows… educational and amusing.  
Mikey - TextExpander

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Posted on August 18, 2016 and filed under Show.

Gaming Vistas - The Magic Hour Show 43

What's your favourite vista in a video game? We name ours, plus talk about the Nintendo Direct, and games we've been playing, all on the latest Magic Hour Show! (53:07/48.6MB)

What we've been playing:

Ryan: Disney Matching, Bravely Second Demo, Portal 2
Eugene: Fallout Shelter (Android), Portal 2
Mikey: Broforce, Gauntlet
Dee: Fire Emblem Fates, The World Ends with You (iOS)

Picks of the week:
Ryan - Cacafe coconut coffee
Eugene - A little late, probably over by the time you hear this, but… Humble Book Bundle Pathfinder RPG (yep, it's over)
Mikey - Calcbot for iOS
Dee - Who’s Your Daddy? on Steam

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Posted on March 9, 2016 and filed under Show.

My First Shooter - The Magic Hour Show 31

The gang's all here with a new show, talking about Fallout 4, Animal Crossing Amiibo (Festival), 3DS Badge Arcade, and the Steam Controller. For our topic we discuss recommendations for a kid's first shooter. All this and more! (1:11:32/65.5MB)

Picks of the week:
Eugene - “No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind” - by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. http://www.drdansiegel.com/books/no_drama_discipline/
Mikey - Logic - The Incredible True Story available on iTunes
Ryan - Candy Land, the board game
 

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Posted on November 18, 2015 and filed under Show.

In the Sandbox - The Magic Hour Show 25

This week Eugene and Ryan are joined by Adam Roffel from gamesreviews.com as we talk about creating in games. Super Mario Maker tops the list, and creative uses for it from a parents' perspective. (1:15:28/69.1MB)

Magic Hour Picks of the week:
Ryan - Super Mario Maker
Adam - PDP Afterglow AG7 Xbox One Headset
Eugene - Construct 2 from scirra.com

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Posted on September 19, 2015 and filed under Show.

Listener Questions - The Magic Hour Show 23

This week we take a stab at answering some listener questions! Thanks to all who sent in something, keep em coming! (1:06:38/61.1MB)

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Posted on September 2, 2015 and filed under Show.

Questions with Eden Industries - The Magic Hour Show 22

This week we are joined by Ryan Vandendyck and Andrew Hoculik of Eden Industries, developers of Citizens of Earth. We also answer some listener questions, and give away a copy of Citizens of Earth to one lucky question asker! (1:22:18/75.4MB)

Show notes:

Mikey talked about Bit.Trip Greatest Chips - http://store.iam8bit.com

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Posted on August 26, 2015 and filed under Show.

Gaming Community - The Magic Hour Show 21

Special guest (and fellow Canadian) Justin Masson from Nintendo Dads joins Eugene, Ryan and Mikey this week to talk about games, news, and Gaming Community.  (1:30:24/82.8MB)

Magic Hour Picks of the Week:

Ryan - Apple Music, now free during the first three months after launch

Justin - Exploding Kittens; a funded KickStarter card game &  Kings of Toyko board game (great for younger kids)

Mikey - Marvel Digital Unlimited, Digital comics that are all you can read. What is there not to love for $70/yr. Great for getting your kiddos to read some classic comics.

Eugene - Dr. Moku Hiragana and Katakana learning games, a quick and visual way to learn the characters that make up these two Japanese character systems, on iOS, Android, and in your browser.

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Posted on August 19, 2015 and filed under Show.

E3 2015 Mini Wrappette - The Magic Hour Show 15

It's been a week, and we're back with a slightly more sober, less giddy look at E3, and we find some positives. Eugene, Ryan and returning guest Andy Roberston from Family Gamer TV wrap up our E3 discussion. 1:16:04/69.7MB

Magic Hour Picks of the week

Ryan: Any book by Leslie Patricelli, short, easy to read books for kids dealing with everyday life situations like bathtime, potty, and being quiet/loud.

Eugene: Lightworks video editor. The free version is remarkably full featured and robust enough to handle most any kind of editing you might need to do for Youtube or online content.

Andy: "Lifesaving Poems" by Anthony Wilson, a collection of poems that has impacted the author's life in some way.

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Posted on June 24, 2015 and filed under Show.

The Legacy of (Digital) Games - The Magic Hour Show 09

We're back! On this week's show we talk about how we feel about the (in)ability to share video game experiences with our future generations. Also Splatoon Global Testfire, Nintendo and Universal Theme Parks, the MH4U Demo, and P.T. 01:00:23/55.3MB

The Magic Hour Show Picks

Ryan - iZombie

Mikey - DIY.org app

Eugene - Interstellar

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Posted on May 13, 2015 and filed under Show.

Video Game Ratings - The Magic Hour Show 08

On this week's show Ryan and Eugene talk video game ratings with our guest Tony Miller from Nintendo Okie. Expect a lot of Nintendo talk! Also Mario Kart 8 DLC, AC Chronicles: China, Hearthstone iOS, Xenoblade, Streetpass Relays, and more! 1:33:40/85.8MB

Show Notes

We'll be taking a break from the show next week, and resuming our normal schedule on May 13!

Games we played: Mario Kart 8 DLC, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, That Does Not Commute, Hearthstone iOS, Spelunky, Primal Carnage, Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)

Happening this Week: Disney Infinity leaked characters, Amiibo Tap, Splatoon Wii U Bundle, Xenoblade Chronicles videos, Apple Watch, Kerbal Space Program  hits 1.0, Galaga Tekken is a thing, Kojima and Konami.

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Posted on April 29, 2015 and filed under Show.

Video Game Violence - The Magic Hour Show 07

On today's show we take a look at the issue of video game violence, and its impact in our gaming and parenting lives.  Also we've been playing Xenoblade Chronicles, and Eugene is excited about Star Wars Battlefront. 56:02/51.4MB

Show Notes:

Games we playedCostume Quest 2, Steven Universe Attack the Light iOS, FF Record Keeper, Xenoblade Chronicles, Streetpass Mii Plaza, Mortal Kombat X, Tomb Raider, Ultimate Angler from the new Streetpass Mii Plaza update, Affordable Space Adventures (Wii U)

Happening this week: DLC codes for MewTwo in Super Smash Bros, Streetpass Mii Plaza Update, new DLC for Mario Kart 8 drops on Thursday, Friday 200cc Race Night, Star Wars Battlefront

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Posted on April 22, 2015 and filed under Show.

Screentime - The Magic Hour Show 06

Are screen time limits a thing of the past? On this week's show we talk about how parents are managing screen time, and look at some recommendations. We're also joined by special guest Chris Arnold of Nami Tentou, and friends from Miiverse share some gaming memories.

Show Notes:

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Posted on April 16, 2015 and filed under Show.