We’re Shawn and Emily—parents by day, gamers by night (okay we’re parents by night too but that’s besides the point). We love all things gaming from video games to tabletop, so we decided to talk about them! Each week, we’ll talk about what we?

29: Mario Sus
Oct 2 • 78 min
In this episode, Emily is back and joined by Shawn for a big week of discussions! They discuss the PS5 Showcase, Next Gen Preorders, Xbox buying Bethesda, and their first impressions of Super Mario 3D All Stars. They then talk about how much fun they’ve…
28: Assassin’s Creed Deep Dive
Sep 18 • 80 min
In this episode, Shawn is joined by Eric Bauser of Geekundspiel to talk about all things Assassin’s Creed! They discuss their early history of playing the original games in high school, how they feel about the changes made over recent years, and gush…
27: Giving Kids and Pets D&D Classes
Sep 4 • 61 min
In this episode, Shawn and Emily share talk about their Extra Life Fundraising Kick Off Stream, their recent favorite board games for two players, the Fall Guys craze, and discuss what classes their daughter and pets would be in D&D.Harper Update-…
26: Rating Video Game Parents
Aug 11 • 67 min
In this episode, Shawn and Emily share their thoughts about the Xbox Games Showcase, discuss how they finally get around to games from their backlog, debate which video game parent would make a good godparent for Harper, and give you a little inside…
25: TLOU and Games to Look Forward To
Jul 17 • 66 min
In this episode, Shawn and Emily play catch up as they discuss the recent updates in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, what they’re looking forward to in terms of video game releases and table top experiences (if they ever have game night again??), and…
24: Gaming News (and some nostalgia)
May 27 • 66 min
In this episode, Shawn and Emily discuss their takeaways from recent gaming news, including Inside Xbox, Paper Mario trailer, Ghosts of Tsushima trailer, and Unreal Engine 5 preview. They also give an update on their Animal Crossing: New Horizons…
23: Deep Dive into Animal Crossing: New Horizons
May 8 • 121 min
In this special episode, Emily and Shawn sit down with some friends, Jacob and Caitlin, to talk all things Animal Crossing: New Horizons. They discuss their prior experience to the series, how their expectations stacked up against actual gameplay, the…
22: Playing the Stalk Market
Apr 17 • 39 min
In this episode, Shawn and Emily share a few updates on what they’ve been up to recently, including virtual gaming, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and how they’ve been adjusting to state-mandated stay-at-home orders. Harper Update - 00:55Virtual Game…
21: Our Island Quarantine
Mar 25 • 74 min
In this episode, Shawn and Emily discuss some of the differences they’ve noticed in their first few games of Clank! Legacy, their recent farming ventures in Stardew Valley Co-Op, and what island quarantine life is like in Animal Crossing: New Horizons….
20: Interview with Kyle Tallant from Hi-Rez Studios
Mar 11 • 65 min
In this special episode, Emily and Shawn sit down with Kyle Tallant, long-lost friend and now Associate Environment Artist at Hi-Rez Studios (Paladins, Smite, Rogue Company). Kyle shares his journey of finding out what he wanted to do with his creative…
19: We Escaped Winter
Feb 26 • 72 min
Shawn and Emily discuss Pokémon starters through the years, Xbox Series X news, the latest Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct, and their time at Escape Winter Con in Orlando, FL. Harper Update - 00:52Pokémon starters - 03:47Xbox Series X news - 12:28Animal…
Night School Ep.3: D&D - Being a DM
Feb 13 • 73 min
Welcome to BedtimeGamer’s newest addition to our podcast content, Night School, where we dive into everything you need to know about a specific topic in the nerd world. Our first series is all about getting started with RPGs, focusing specifically on…
18: Shawn Wants to be a Dungeon Master
Jan 29 • 53 min
Shawn and Emily talk Grimm Forest, Sony and E3, Luigi’s Mansion, and DM-ing for D&D.
17: Toss a Coin to Your Venusaur
Jan 15 • 64 min
Shawn and Emily discuss Luigi’s Mansion 3, Tapestry, 7th Continent, Pokemon Direct, PAX, and Escape Winter Con.
16: The Best of 2019
Jan 1 • 86 min
Shawn and Emily share their favorite gaming moments of 2019 and the decade.
15: Holiday Gift Guide for 2019
Dec 4, 2019 • 57 min
Shawn and Emily share their 2019 gift recommendations for all types of gamers.
14: Shawn’s Not a Fan of Camping (and Chewtle)
Nov 27, 2019 • 50 min
Shawn and Emily discuss Pokémon: Sword and Shield, Between Two Cities, Patchwork Doodle, and Hive Mind.
Night School Ep.2: D&D - Building a Character
Nov 21, 2019 • 55 min
Shawn, Emily, Drew, and Austin share their favorite D&D characters and give some basic tips for creating your own.
13: Extra Life 2019 Recap (with Geekundspiel!)
Nov 19, 2019 • 76 min
Emily is joined by Geekundspiel to recap this year’s Extra Life game day.
12: The Birds and the Bridge Babies
Nov 13, 2019 • 51 min
Shawn and Emily discuss Death Stranding, Wingspan, and Cat Lady.
Night School Ep.1: D&D - Intro to RPGs
Nov 7, 2019 • 52 min
BedtimeGamers and friends kickoff the first episode in the Night School D&D series with an intro to RPGs!
11: Extra Life 2019 Preview
Oct 31, 2019 • 51 min
Shawn and Emily discuss their experience at a FLGS, Undertale, and all about Extra Life 2019!
Spoilercast! Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Oct 29, 2019 • 92 min
Shawn, Emily, and Jeff share their experiences playing Fire Emblem: Three Houses.
10: Life After Fire Emblem
Oct 25, 2019 • 58 min
Shawn and Emily give some updates on their 2019 Fall/Winter gaming.
9: It’s Spooky Season!
Oct 16, 2019 • 59 min
Shawn and Emily discuss spooky-themed tabletop and video games.
8: Link awakened to a…Kirby?
Oct 1, 2019 • 64 min
Shawn and Emily discuss Tapestry and Link’s Awakening.
7: It’s Not The Fountain, OKAY?
Sep 24, 2019 • 61 min
Shawn and Emily discuss tabletop games for large groups and Link’s Awakening first impressions.
6: Burgle Burgle Burgle
Sep 16, 2019 • 44 min
Shawn and Emily discuss the latest Nintendo Direct, Clank, and King of Tokyo.
5: We’re Basically Disney’s New Marketing Team
Sep 7, 2019 • 51 min
Shawn and Emily discuss vacation gaming, including Super Mario Party, Sushi Go Party, and Villainous.
4: We Hosted Our First Live Stream!
Aug 27, 2019 • 63 min
Shawn and Emily discuss their first live stream on Twitch, give you an update on Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and share strategies for the game, Scythe.
3: Dear Fall 2019, Take Our Money
Aug 19, 2019 • 52 min
Shawn and Emily discuss Clank Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated, the new versions of Nintendo’s Switch, and most anticipated video games for Fall 2019.
2: Emily Stinks at Tea Parties
Aug 12, 2019 • 55 min
Shawn and Emily discuss Fire Emblem: Three Houses, LEGO Tower, and mobile tabletop gaming.
Our Very First Episode!
Aug 5, 2019 • 48 min
Shawn and Emily introduce themselves in their first episode of BedtimeGamers.