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Under the hood – Episode 9 – Tabletop Bellhop Podcast

A huge list of over 50 game mechanics. Lost, not sure what terms like Worker Placement mean. Head on over. #Advice #GamingAdvice #GameMechanics #Mechanics #TabletopBellhop #boardgames #tabletop


This is the ninth episode of Tabletop Bellhop Live, an edited version of our live show recorded on September 26th, 2018. Join us as we stream live every week on Wednesday’s at 9:30 Eastern on Twitch. If you like some video with your audio you can also watch/listen to an unedited version of the show over on YouTube.


This episode we talk about Mermaid Adventures, Terra Mystica, and Gloomhaven before we deep dive into game mechanics.

Disclosure: Some links in this post are Amazon or iTunes Affiliate links. As an Amazon and iTunes Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.


This episode includes:

—Viewer/Listener Feedback—

We read off and respond to listener feedback.
Send feedback to moe@tabletopbellhop.com or sean@tabletopbellhop.com.

—Tabletop Gaming Weekly—

A look at what games hit The Bellhop’s table over the last week.

Game Links:
Board Game Arena
7 Wonders
Race for the Galaxy
Terra Mystica
Terraforming Mars
Tales of Equestria
Mermaid Adventures
Gloomhaven

Other Links:
Windsor Sandwich Shop
Shut Up & Sit Down Gloomhaven Review

Related Blog Post:
Tabletop Gaming Weekly – Sept 24

—Announcements—

We are now recording the show live on Wednesday nights. Still 9:30 Eastern and still at twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop

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—Ask The Bellhop—

Each week we answer at least one viewer question. This week: NecroDaddy80 on Twitch asks: “What game mechanics do you prefer?”

Games mentioned during this segment, in the order mentioned:

Caylus
Puerto Rico
Clank!
Core Worlds
Carcassonne
Isle of Skye
Pandemic
FASA Star Trek
Race for the Galaxy
Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire
Through the Desert
Agricola
El Grande
Cry Havok
7 Wonders
Power Grid
Going Going GONE!
Poker
Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery
Hammer of the Scots
Star Wars Imperial Assault
Zombicide
Command & Colors Ancients
The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31
Clue
Magic The Gathering
Medieval Academy
Dominion
Concordia
Hyperborea
Orleans
The Duke
Bandu
Drop It!
Pitchcar
Monopoly
Pictionary
Pictomania
Russian Railroads
Risk
Kemet
Rising Sun
Chess
Onitama
Bohnanza
Mahjong
Ticket To Ride
Advanced Squad Leader
Battlelore 2e
Starship Troopers
Hanabi
Fury of Dracula
Specter Ops
Scotland Yard
Mansions of Madness
XCOM
Azul
Wasteland Express Delivery Service
Tsuro
Hellapagos (the Survivor game Sean mentions)
Werewolf
Nine Men’s Morris
Tokaido
CV
1812 Invasion of Canada
Pillars of the Earth
Space Alert
Fallout The Board Game
Untold: Adventures Await
Rory’s Story Cubes
Gloomhaven
Xia Legends of a Drift System
Catan: Chocolate Edition
Yahtzee
Saint Malo
Shipyard
Ticket to Ride
Robo Rally
Mechs Vs. Minions
Race for the Galaxy
Battlestar Galactica
1846
San Francisco Cable Car
Biblios
Munchkin
Rumble in the Dungeon
Clank! In! Space!
Carcassonne
Patchwork
Dominoes
Terraforming Mars
Catan
Diamonds
Twilight Imperium

Other links:
XCOM Enemy Unkown
Columbia Games (Block Wargames)
Flip Florey’s Super Saturday Board Game Serial

Related Blog Post:
The Giant List of Tabletop Game Mechanics

—Blog Plug and Patreon Shout Out—

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