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The Tabletop Bellhop, is your cardboard concierge. Here to answer your game and game night questions, striving to make everyone’s gaming experience better. Board game and RPG News, reviews and Q&A.

The Tabletop Bellhop, is your cardboard concierge. Here to answer your game and game night questions, striving to make everyone’s gaming experience better. Board game and RPG News, reviews and Q&A.

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The Tabletop Bellhop, is your cardboard concierge. Here to answer your game and game night questions, striving to make everyone’s gaming experience better. Board game and RPG News, reviews and Q&A.

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English


Episodes

The Life Cycle of a Board Gamer

11/1/2022
Tonight we’re talking about the life cycle of a board gamer, sharing the path we took through the hobby and where we are now. After that we’ve got a detailed review of Mountains out of Molehills and wrap up with our usual week in review. Episode 191 recorded on October 26th 2022. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM EST at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show be sure to Tip the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop Detailed show notes:...

Duration:01:38:18

This is Halloween

10/25/2022
We highlight thirteen games we would love to include in a Halloween game night. Later we deep dive one of those games, The Ghosts Betwixt, in a detailed review. We also review Pocket Book Adventures, a solo play, portable adventure game that has Moe hooked. We wrap up with the usual week in review with first thoughts on Disney Smash Up and more. Episode 190 recorded on October 19th 2022. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM EST at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show be...

Duration:01:36:53

Underused Board Game Themes

10/4/2022
Tonight we’ve got a question that has us sharing our top 10 underused themes in board games. After that we’re reviewing a game with the unique theme of door knockers, Aldabas: Doors of Cartagena from Grand Gamers Guild. Then we finish up with our week in review where we’ve got first thoughts on Mountains out of Molehills, another uniquely themed game, and more. Episode 189 recorded on September 28th 2022. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM EST at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you...

Session Zero is not just for RPGs

9/27/2022
Tonight we’re talking about session zero, a popular RPG topic, but tonight we’re looking at applying its principals to a board game group. After that we’ve got a review of Venn, a new party game from The OP and we finish up with our usual week in review where Moe updates everyone on his The Ghosts Betwixt Campaign. Recorded on September 21st 2022. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM EST at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show be sure to Tip the Bellhop at:...

Grab your Towel

9/20/2022
This episode we’re talking games for Douglas Adams fans and we’ve got some great silly sci fi game suggestions for you. After that we’ve got a review of Chiseled, a game about statue sculpting, followed by our week in review where Moe talks about the games he’s recently unboxed. Episode 187 recorded on September 14th 2022. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM EST at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. In you enjoy the show be sure to Tip the Bellhop at:...

Dog Days AMA

9/6/2022
This episode we hosted a live AMA, answering questions from our chatroom! After that we’ve got a review of Point Salad from AEG followed by our usual week in review with more thoughts on The Ghosts Betwixt, plus games Deanna and I played while on vacation and more! Episode 186 recorded August 31st. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. Tip the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop Detailed show notes:...

End of an Era

8/30/2022
We recap the 10 games we played at what was probably the last ever Sean Con. We then go on to do a detailed review of one of those games, Shikoku. We wrap up with our usual week in review where three of those games saw even more play once Sean headed home. Episode 185 recorded August 24th. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. Tip the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop Detailed show notes:...

Rawr, I'm A Monster

8/23/2022
Tonight we’ve got a list of games where you get to play the monster, followed by a review of the Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Starter Set. We wrap up with an old favourite and something totally new to us. Episode 184 recorded August 17th. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. Tip the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop Detailed show notes: https://tabletopbellhop.com/podcast/ep184/ Disclosure: Links may be affiliate links. As an...

Disconnect

8/16/2022
Tonight we’re talking about a problem many of us face, the disconnect between the games we want or buy and the games that we actually get played. After that we’ve got a review of Scythe from Stonemier games, a game that reinforced my belief that you can’t judge a game based on only a couple of plays with one group. Episode 183 recorded August 10th. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. Tip the Bellhop at:...

Opening the box on Pandora

8/9/2022
Tonight we talk about the latest game from Todd Crapper, Pandora Total Destruction. After that we share our thoughts on Revolution of 1828 a game that greatly outshines its theme. We wrap up with our usual week in review where I’ve got a couple of family vacation games to talk about. Episode 182 recorded August 3rd. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. Tip the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop Detailed show notes:...

Four Year Anniversary Celebration

8/2/2022
Today is all about this past year, games we’ve played, new discoveries, favourite moments, and more. Ep 181 recorded July 27th. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. Tip the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop Detailed show notes: https://tabletopbellhop.com/podcast/ep181/ Disclosure: Links may be affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Games mentioned may be review copies provided by...

Vay-K AMA

7/26/2022
We host a live AMA with topics including our top games ranked worse than 1k on BGG, sports themed board games, game mastery, and card game copyright. After that we’ve got a review of Gunkimono from Renegade Games. Plus we talk about the games we played while Sean was down from Hamilton, take an early look at the Master’s Toolkit Virtual Tabletop and share our first thoughts on The Ghosts Betwixt. Episode 180 recorded July 20th 2022. Join us Wednesday at Nine PM Eastern at...

Gaming on the Cheap

7/12/2022
Today we’ve got a patron who is looking for no cost to low cost games. After that we review a game we got on the cheap, The Downfall of Pompeii. We wrap up with a week in review featuring Scythe at four players and our first learning game of Pret-A-Porter. Episode 179 recorded July 6th. Join us Wednesdays at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show, consider tipping the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop More detailed show notes:...

Duration:01:11:35

Reverse Engineering

7/5/2022
First, we’ve got a great question about video game features that we would love to see on our tabletop. After that we review Lost Ruins of Arnak, and we wrap up with two player Scythe and even more Rack-O. Episode 178 recorded June 29th. Join us Wednesdays at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show, consider tipping the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop More detailed show notes:...

Duration:02:10:09

Getting Started with Dungeons and Dragons

6/28/2022
Episode 177 recorded June 8th. Join us Wednesdays at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. We try to determine the best gateway to Dungeons & Dragons by breaking down the plentiful D&D 5e starter sets that are out there. After that we review the Command Station expansion for Space Base. We finish with the most casual game of Scythe ever and a fantastic game of For The Queen. If you enjoy the show, consider tipping the Bellhop at:...

Duration:01:31:03

Teagames

6/21/2022
Tonight we talk about quick, easy, but fun two player games you can enjoy with your morning tea, or in our case coffee. After that we review the Herb Witches expansion for The Quacks of Quedlinburg, one of our favourite games. Then we wrap up with a rather short week in review with some unboxings and an insert build. Episode 176 recorded June 8th. Join us Wednesdays at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show, consider tipping the Bellhop at:...

Duration:01:01:48

Let your Hair Down

6/14/2022
We’re taking it easy with a live AMA, followed by our long awaited review of Charterstone. After that we’ve got our usual week in review, including our first play of a new to us Stefan Feld game, Revolution of 1828 Episode 175 recorded June 8th. Join us Wednesdays at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show, consider tipping the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop More detailed show notes:...

Duration:01:44:17

To Back or Not To Back

6/7/2022
We discuss what we look for when deciding whether or not to back a crowdfunded game. This is followed by a preview of Hellbringer, a game coming to Kickstarter soon. We wrap up with a week in review featuring the end of our Charterstone campaign and more. Episode 174, recorded June 1st. Join us Wednesdays at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show, consider tipping the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop More detailed show notes:...

Duration:01:48:41

Baker's Dozen

5/31/2022
Tonight we find out what Sean thought of the 13 new games and expansions he got to try while in town for the May Two-Four Long Weekend. After that we’ve got a detailed review of Drinking Quest Six Pack. Episode 173, recorded May 25th. Join us Wednesdays at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show, consider tipping the Bellhop at: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopbellhop More detailed show notes: https://tabletopbellhop.com/podcast/ep173/ Disclosure:...

Duration:01:17:43

Take a Little Trip

5/17/2022
Take a Little Trip - Great games to bring with you on vacation. In this episode, we’re talking about vacation gaming and our favourite games to bring on a trip. We review Gorinto and its expansions and wrap up with the Bellhop’s Tabletop featuring two more games off the pile of shame as well as plays of some old favourites. Episode 172, recorded May 11th. Join us Wednesdays at Nine PM Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop. If you enjoy the show, consider tipping the Bellhop at:...

Duration:01:47:24