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10 For 50, Great tabletop games for under $50 – Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast


This is the 72nd episode of the Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast, an edited version of our live show recorded on December 18th, 2019. Join us as we stream live every week on Wednesdays at 9:00 PM Eastern on Twitch. If you like some video with your audio, you can also watch/listen to individual segments from this show on YouTube.


10 for 50, great tabletop games for under $50. We’ve got a list of 35 great games you can get right now for under $50. Also a review of Tower of Madness, then in our week in review some Rhino Hero, more Carpe Diem and a not so great experience with Horrified. Finally a bit of talk about the new PC game Paranoia Happiness is Mandatory.

Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. Using these links costs you nothing extra and helps us offset the cost of producing this show. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Some games mentioned in this podcast were provided by publishers as review copies.


This episode includes:

—Suggestion Box—

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

Horrified Unboxing
Horrified Review Video

Two player game recommendations
Dawn of Peacemakers
Battleline
Fluxx

5 player game recommendation:
Lord of the Rings Journeys in Middle Earth

—Ask The Bellhop—

This week we’ve got a question from Charles Barouch who writes:

Let’s say I have a $50 check and the stipulation is that I use it for fun. What are the 10 ten games I should consider?

Moe’s 10 Game Recommendations:
Shogun
Amerigo
Orleans
Roll for the Galaxy
Terraforming Mars
Legendary Encounters An Alien Deck Building Game
Viticulture Essential Edition
Agricola
Castles of Burgundy
Clank!

Moe’s 5 RPG Recommendations:
Star Trek Adventures Core Rulebook
Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4e Starter Set
Cyberpunk Red Jumpstart Kit
Shadowrun The Sixth Age Core Rulebook

Sean’s 10 Canadian Game Recommendations
Scrabble
Azul
King Domino
Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle
Sagrada
Patchwork
The Quest For El Dorado
Splendor
Go Cuckoo
Hanabi

Moe’s list of games he would buy if he had $50 right now
Merlin
Men at Work
Clans of Caledonia
Architects of the West Kingdom
Starship Samurai
Space Base
Coimbra
Klask
Battlestar Galactica Starship Battles Starter Set
Lorenzo Il Magnifico
Oracle of Delphi

Related article: What are the best tabletop games you can get for under $50?

—Announcements—

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No December AMA

Since the last Wednesday of December is Christmas day we will be cancelling our December AMA. Actually, we won’t have a show at all on that day. See you in the New Year.

A Call for Questions

We say it multiple times throughout the show. If you’ve got a question send it to questions@tabletopbellhop.com etc. But we really mean it this time. We are actually nearing the end of our list of questions.

We’re here to answer your questions, this show only works if we’ve got questions to answer….

—The Bellhop’s Tabletop—

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

Rhino Hero
Horrified
Carpe Diem
Paranoia Happiness is Mandatory


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