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Tabletop Five-O – Five Player Board Game Suggestions and Five Initial Play Reviews – Episode 49 Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast


This is the 49th episode of the Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast, an edited version of our live show recorded on July 10th, 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 49 – Tabletop Five-O – Five player non-filler, non-party game recommendations. Also first looks at Zenteeko, Horizons, King of the Dice, Raiders of the North Sea, and Sorcerer.

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—Viewer/Listener Feedback—

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—Ask The Bellhop—

Today a question sent to us through the Tabletop Bellhop Blog:

Jay Gordon asks,

“My game group usually consists of 5 players. It’s really hard to find something that plays well with 5 players and isn’t a filler or party game. Do you have any suggestions?”

Our 5 player game suggestions:
Terraforming Mars
Star Wars Imperial Assault
Descent Journeys In The Dark (Second Edition)
Fury of Dracula
Battlestar Galactica
Settlers of Catan
Power Grid
El Grande
Puerto Rico
Shogun
Wallenstein
The Grizzled
Mansions of Madness Second Edition
Sentinels of the Multiverse
Risk Legacy
Strasbourg
Lords of Waterdeep
Lords of Waterdeep Scoundrels of Skullport
Endeavor Age of Sail
Istanbul
Chinatown
Tokaido
Tokaido Crossroads
Concordia
Euphoria, Build a Better Dystopia
Hansa Teutonica
In the Year of the Dragon
Rising Sun
Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
Shadow of the Demon Lord
Starfinder Beginner Box

Suggestions from our chatroom:
Betrayal at House on the Hill
Dead of Winter
Alien Frontiers
Alien Frontiers Factions
Alien Frontiers Outer Belt
Orleans
Fiasco

Finding best games by player count on BGG

Related Blog Post:
25 of the best board games for when you have exactly five players

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—The Road to Extra Life—

We are already starting to plan events for Extra Life 2019. It would be awesome if you’d consider supporting our charity fundraising efforts by coming out to events, making a donation to our team or donating games for us to auction or play.

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—Tabletop Gaming Weekly—

A look at what games hit our tabletops over the last week.

Games mentioned and other links:
Zenteeko
Horizons
King of the Dice
Raiders of the North Sea
Sorcerer

Related blog post:
Initial Impression of Zenteeko, Horizons, King of the Dice, Raiders of the North Sea, and Sorcerer


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