Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast – Episodes 210 to 201

Q&A topics include: 

  • What are some video games that should never be board games?
  • Thoughts on the increase in the number of board games based on video games and how the gameplay can be different between them?
  • Mobile games we would like to see as board games?
  • Any good mobile versions of board games?


Review: Siege of Valeria Review

We also talk about Charterstone, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “What kind of game pace do you generally prefer? Also, can you discuss a few examples of very fast or very slow paced games?”

Reviews: Disney Sorcerer’s Arena Epic Alliances Leading the Charge Expansion and Mr. Lovenstein Presents: No Context

We also discuss Outsmarted, Trickdraw, Castellans of Valeria, Ishtar, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “How can I protect my board games?” 

Reviews: Thrills & Chills expansion for Disney Sorcerer’s Arena and Castellans of Valeria Preview

We also talk about Kitara, Aqualin, Kings in the Corner, Skip Bo, visiting Destination Retro and The New GME in Chatham, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What are some board games and RPGs that look like they are for kids but are actually meant for adults?”

Reviews: My Little Pony: Adventures in Equestria Deck-Building Game and Disney Sorcerer’s Arena Epic Alliances Turning the Tide Expansion

We also discuss break time gaming, DC Comics Deck-Building Game: Injustice, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “So what happened at SeanCon Spring 2023?”

Review: Horizon Zero Dawn: The Board Game

We also discuss Supers RPGs, My Little Pony Adventures in Equestria, Siege of Valeria, and more


Ask the Bellhop: “What board game expansions do you consider to be must have? What are some expansions that you won’t play a game without?”

Reviews: Shadow Kingdoms of Valeria Rise of Titans Expansion, Roll Camera! The B-Movie Expansion and Dice Kingdoms of Valeria: Winter Expansion

We also discuss Castle Panic Big Box, Downforce, Azul Queen’s Garden, Shadow Kingdoms of Valeria with just parts of Rise of Titans, My Little Pony Adventures in Equestria, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “What games do you keep on your shelves because they are easy to get people to play and easy to teach even though you don’t really like them that much yourself?”

Reviews: La Famiglia and Escape Welt’s Space Box

We also discuss Siege of Valeria, Dungeons & Dragons Adventure Begins, Court, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “Are there board games that pick a time in history or a region for the aesthetic that are actually good?”

Review: The Belgian Beers Race

We also discuss Dice Kingdoms of Valeria Winter Expansion, My Little Pony Adventures in Equestria, Downforce, La Famiglia , and more

Ask the Bellhop: “How do you fund your board game hobby? Got any tips on budgeting for board gamers?”

Reviews: Court, A Royally Clever Card Game and The Quest Pyramid from Escape Welt

We also discuss Korrigans, The Belgian Beers Race, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena Turning the Tide Expansion, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “What hidden gem board games are out there?”

Review: Disney Sorcerer’s Arena Epic Alliances

We also discuss The One Ring RPG, Crystallized, Court, Azul Queen’s Garden, Flash Point Fire Rescue, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena, and more

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