Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast – Episodes 221 to 230

Part 2 of our deep dive on Kickstarter, in this Ask the Bellhop segment we get into what Kickstarter was, what people think it is, what it truly is now, and what we think it should be. 

Reviews: MonsDRAWsity Robots Expansion and The Artemis Project.

We also talk about Wreck Raiders, Crokinole, Starship Captains, Star Wars Deck-Building Game, MLEM: Space Agency, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “In your opinion, what are some of the best tabletop games to have come out of Kickstarter?”

Reviews: Holiday Hijinks: The Groundhog Gambit and Block and Key

We also talk about London Gothic: The Ghost in the Machine, the classic Canadian game of crokinole, and more. 

Ask the Bellhop: “What are some great two-player games that are perfect for date night?”

Reviews: Holiday Hijinks: The Cupid Crisis and Distilled

We also talk about Endangered, MonsDRAWsity, first thoughts on Disney Lorcana, The A.R.T. Project, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What were your most played games in 2023? How about your favourite games released in 2023, or best ‘new to you’ games for the year? What were the biggest gaming surprises of 2023? What are you looking forward to in 2024?”

Reviews: Catch the Moon and Bah! Humbug! And the 12 Games of Christmas

We also talk about Block and Key, Lucrum, The Ghost in the Machine, MonsDRAWsity Robots Expansion, Marvel Dice Throne, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What board game do you most enjoy playing with your parents or family? What are your holiday game recommendations?”

Reviews: The Kringle Caper

We also discuss escape room in a box games like Blackbrim 1876, miniatures in board games, The Ghost in the Machine, and more.


Ask the Bellhop: “What are some good ways to play games when you can’t get together in person? What games do you recommend for playing remotely?”

Reviews: MonsDRAWsity and Seas of Havoc, Sea Monster Edition

We also discuss Bah! Humbug! And the 12 Games of Christmas, Marrakesh, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What’s on your holiday wishlist this year?”

Review: Star Realms Frontiers 

We also discuss Marvel Champions, Boop, Shobu, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What are some good fantasy-themed board games that have tons of miniatures?”

Reviews: Astra and Tome: The Light Edition and The Gold Codex Expansion

We also discuss Marrakesh, Starship Captains, The Artemis Project, Mine Your Business, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What’s better, miniatures or meeples?”

Reviews: The Turkey Trial, Aurum, and Reality Shift Deluxe

We also discuss Quezzle, Astra, The Artemis Project, Starship Captains, and more.

Ask the Bellhop: “What spooky themed games do you recommend? What are your favourite Halloween board games?”

Reviews: The Cryptex from EscapeWelt and Castle Panic Big Box

We also discuss Psychobabble, The Deadlies, Tome The Light Edition, boop., Outsmarted!, and more.

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