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We’re taking it easy this episode, answering some shorter questions from our questions pile, as well as answering questions in real time from The Lobby, our chatroom on Twitch. Interestingly all of these questions end up evolving into a longer discussion on the relation between video games and board games. After that, we review Siege of Valeria, the last of the new small box Valeria games.
Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast Episode 210, May 31st 2023. Join us Wednesdays at 8 PM EST at https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop.
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ANNOUNCEMENT – No Show on June 21st
We are going to be at Origins Game Fair and will not be recording on June 21st.
ASK THE BELLHOP – Live Q&A
We talk about how video games and board games overlap and interact while answering a number of questions from our fans.
Questions, games mentioned, and other links:
What are some video games that should never be board games?
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Buffalo Games Pac-Man https://amzn.to/3Cb048C
Minecraft Builders & Biomes https://amzn.to/3oQYt4T
Horizon Zero Dawn https://amzn.to/43La8km
Five Nights at Freddy’s https://amzn.to/3MQKpQP
The Battle at Kemble’s Cascade https://amzn.to/3IWYHya
Potion Explosion https://amzn.to/3oPsAts
Heat Pedal to the Metal https://amzn.to/43L5ymu
BattleCon Devastation of Indines https://amzn.to/3Ndgcg3
Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Card Game https://amzn.to/3qohJqJ
Street Fighter the Miniatures Game https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1821440755/street-fighter-the-miniatures-game
Thoughts on the increase in the number of board games based on video games and how the gameplay can be different between them.
Resident Evil 2: The Board Game https://amzn.to/42oAvM2
Superhot: The Card Game https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/206156/
XCom The Board Game https://amzn.to/3CeHWe8
Star Trek The Role Playing Game https://amzn.to/3Cb1f82
Galaxy Defenders https://amzn.to/45L0Kzc
Space Cadets Away Missions https://amzn.to/43DCIUI
Sid Meier’s Civilization The Board Game https://amzn.to/43HhHZj
Master of Orion The Board Game https://amzn.to/3NdO0cV
Space Empires 4x https://amzn.to/3NdPOmn
Stellaris Infinite Legacy https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/281647/
Eclipse Second Dawn for the Galaxy https://amzn.to/3IYYWIX
Galactic Emperor https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/27463/
Empire of the Stars https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/279581/
Exodus Proxima Centauri https://amzn.to/43Iakkr
Mobile games we would like to see as board games.
Auraluz: Constellations https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wardrumstudios.auralux
Suzanne Sheldon https://twitter.com/425suzanne
Suzanne’s list of Board Game Apps
Any good mobile versions of board games?
Star Realms https://play.google.com/store/search?q=star+realms&c=apps
Small World https://play.google.com/store/search?q=small%20world%202&c=apps
Gang of Four https://www.asmodee-digital.com/en/gang-four/
Sentiniels of the Multiverse https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.handelabra.Sentinels&hl=en_CA&gl=US
Ticket to Ride https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.daysofwonder.tt.android&hl=en&gl=US
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THE GAME ROOM – Siege of Valeria Review
Written Review https://tabletopbellhop.com/game-reviews/seige-of-valiera/
Buy It https://www.dailymagicgames.com/other-valeria-games/siege-of-valeria-base-game
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