Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast – Episodes 220 to 211

Ask the Bellhop: “What did you think of the feedback you received when you did your 5th anniversary survey? Are you acting on any of it?”

Reviews: The Pumpkin Problem and The Deadlies

We also discuss Distilled, Aurum, Tome The Light Edition, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What are the best games to play with older teen kids?”

Reviews: boop. and Tapple

We also discuss Psychobabble, Disney Sidekicks, Kapow!, Seas of Havoc, The Deadlies, Shobu and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What’s up? Where have you guys been?” (Moe tells a story of basement/game room water damage and woes)

Reviews: Body of Evidence, Best Served Cold Preview and Quezzle Vol. 2 Space Adventures Review

We also discuss Distilled, Telestrations, The Deadlies, and more.

AMA topics include:

  • The crossover between board games and video games?
  • Games to recreate the feel of the movie Memento?
  • RPG settings we want to see as video games?
  • Board games for five or more?
  • Dealing with a group that likes different kinds of games?


We also talk about Castle Panic Big Box, Tapple, Click Clack Lumberjack, boop., Kapow!, Star Realms Frontiers, Psychobabble, Distilled, The Deadlies, Birds of a Feather, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What are your suggestions for games that are good to play in a pub?”

Reviews: Shobu and Psychobabble

We also discuss Star Realms Frontiers, KAPOW!, Castle Panic Big Box, and more.


Ask the Bellhop: “What are some of your favourite board game quality of life improvements?”

Reviews: Disney Sorcerer’s Arena Epic Alliances At The Ready Expansion, Birds of a Feather Western North America, and Siege of Valeria Campaign Expansion

We also discuss Tapple, Castle Panic Big Box with The Dark Titan expansion, Star Realms Frontiers, Intrism Mini, and more.

Special 5th Anniversary Episode where we reminisce about the past year, talk about future plans and do some Q&A.

Topics include:

  • How have our gaming habits changed?
  • What has changed in the gaming industry?
  • Games we wish we could review?
  • What content creators do we look up to?
  • Thoughts on the change in Sean’s voice on the show?
  • Where do we see ourselves in five years?

Reviews: Escape Welt’s The Quest Tower Preview and Holiday Hijinks #5 The Birthday Burglary

Ask the Bellhop: “When is a game too pretty? Can board game graphic design be taken too far?”

Reviews: Fighting Fantasy Adventures Preview, Illiterati Deluxe Edition, and Holiday Hijinks #2 The Independence Incident

We also discuss Reality Shift, Psycobabble, boop., Shobu, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena, Holiday Hijinks: The Birthday Burglary, Illiterati, and more

Ask the Bellhop: “What are some of your favourite cooperative board games? What co-op game would you recommend I pick up next?”

Reviews: Trickdraw, Outsmarted!, and The Orbital Box X2

We also discuss Aurum, Castle Panic Big Box, Birds of a Feather, Holiday Hijinks: The Independence Incident, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What did you do at Origins 2023?”

We also talk about Outsmarted!, Trickdraw, Illiterati, boop., Shobu, and more

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

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