This is the 44th episode of Tabletop Bellhop Live, an edited version of our live show recorded on May 29th, 2019. Join us as we stream live every week on Wednesdays 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.
Ep 44 – East Meets West – defining and discussing the board game terms Eurogame and Ameritrash. Also an initial impression of Teotihuacan and some more plays of Xia, Strasbourg, and digital Roll for the Galaxy.
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Raising the Next Generation of Tabletop Gamers
Some of the Best Kids Board Games
—Ask The Bellhop—
Today’s question comes from Mike Murphy who writes:
What’s the difference between a Euro game and an American game? I see reviews where they describe a game as a Euro type game what are they referring to?
Examples of Eurogames:
The Castles of Burgundy
Mansions of Madness
King of Tokyo
Related Blog Post: Trying to Define the Difference Between a Eurogame and an Ameritrash Game
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—Weekly Gloomhaven Update—
While we didn’t stream any Gloomhaven on Friday (we played Xia instead) we still have some random dungeons that we haven’t released yet so you can find one of those coming out this week. We should be returning to the main campaign this week.
—Tabletop Gaming Weekly—
A look at what games hit our tabletops over the last week.
Games mentioned and other links:
Xia: Legends of a Drift System
Related Blog post:
Xia, a Return to Strasbourg, and My First Play of Teotihuacan
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