Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast – Episodes 200 to 191

Ask the Bellhop: “What are your top 25 games as of right now?”

We also discuss board game tournaments for kids, the new Aventuria Kickstarter, the Hellbringer Kickstarter, and more

Ask the Bellhop:

  • What are some games for a 10 year old to play with their grandparents over Zoom?
  • Why do so many people hate on Catan?
  • What are your favourite Star Trek games?

Review: Dulce

We also discuss Sushi Go!, The Game, Marvel Legendary, Azul Queen’s Garden, Smash Up Disney Edition, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “What are some great board games that you can play during work day breaks?”

Review: Smash Up Disney Edition

We also discuss Venn, Dice Kingdoms of Valeria, Thrones of Valeria, MonsDRAWsity, Drop It, Go Cuckoo!, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What games would you consider really “Outside the Box”? Do you know of any that have gone too far and are too weird to be fun?”

Reviews: Once Upon A Line (Preview) and Dice Kingdoms of Valeria

We also discuss Weather Machine, The Quacks of Quedlinburg: Alchemists, MonsDRAWsity, Venn, Thrones of Valeria, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “What are some typical end game triggers? What are some unique end game triggers? What are some of your favourite end game triggers?”

Reviews: Drop It and Thrones of Valeria

We also discuss Smash Up Disney, Thrones of Valeria, Drop It, Dice Kingdoms of Valeria, Rory’s Story Cubes, For the Queen, Codenames Duet, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “What are some of the ways that board games can finish? What are the pros and cons of various end-of-game rules?”

Reviews: Boba Mahjong and Shadow Kingdoms of Valeria

We also discuss Drop It, Thrones of Valeria, Dulce, Dice Kingdoms of Valeria, MonsDRAWsity, Telestrations, and more


2022 retrospective: A look back at the past year; our most played games, new to us games, biggest surprises, disappointments, and more.

Reviews: House of the Dragon and Fort Knox Box puzzle boxes from Escape Welt

We also discuss Agatha Christie’s The Mystery of Hunter’s Lodge, Spellmaker,  Weather Machine, Drop It, and more

Q&A Topics Includes:

  • Our first Kickstarters
  • Games on our Xmas wishlist
  • Games we got for Xmas last year and haven’t played yet
  • The box insert curse
  • Gaming with kids
  • Video games and other non-tabletop chit chat
  • Holiday gaming traditions
  • Good licensed board games
  • and more.


Ask the Bellhop: “Have you ever done a show devoted to ‘RPG in a box’ style board games? What are your thoughts on this style of game? Which ones do you think do it right?”

Review: Blackbrim 1876

We also discuss Hues and Cues, Chiseled, Boba Mahjong, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena Epic Alliances, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “What games did you grow up playing that you still enjoy and play today?”

Reviews: Rack-O and Cowboy Bebop Space Serenade

We also discuss Marvel Champions, Smash Up Disney Edition, Blackbrim 1876, Cowboy Bebop Space Serenade, and more

Ask the Bellhop: ““What different stages of the hobby have you experienced? What does the life cycle of a hobby gamer look like?”

Review: Mountains out of Molehills

We also discuss Pocket Book Adventures, board games that are better than they look, tabletop gaming deals, and more

The Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast is a 2023 Origins Awards finalist!

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