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Hindsight in 2020, Yearly look back and look forward – Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast


This is the 73rd episode of the Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast, an edited version of our live show recorded on January 8th, 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.


Hindsight in 2020, looking at our past and thinking about the future. We talk about gaming challenges, what we did and didn’t achieve from last years plans. Also, a review of Chocolatiers, then our week in review, featuring some games we don’t normally talk about, including Splendor, Ticket to Ride and more.

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—

Must have gaming accessories:
Silicone Baking Cups
Lazy Susan Kitchen Turntable

Kids games:
My Little Scythe
First Orchard
Animal Upon Animal
Feuerdrachen

Two player date night games:
Hanamikoji
7 Wonders Duel
Arboretum
Roll for the Galaxy
EXIT the Game series

Under $50 game:
Coimbra

—Ask The Bellhop—

This week we’ve got a timely question from Nate Parker who asked this on twitter:

Do you participate in any boardgaming-related New Year’s resolutions (e.g. play 5×5 or 10×10, reduce pile of shame by X games this year, play certain games a certain number of times, no funding KS games, etc.)? Which ones & why, if so? If not, why not?

Our Origins 2019 Coverage

Most Played Games of 2019
Race for the Galaxy
Gloomhaven
Go Cuckoo
7 Wonders
Eminent Domain
Tokaido
Gizmos

Best new to me games of 2019:
Moe:
Go Cuckoo
Tyrants of the Underdark
Imhotep Builder of Egypt
Vinhos Deluxe
War Chest

Sean:
The Duke
DC Deck-Building Game
Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle

Biggest surprise of 2019″
Ravensburgers licenced games including:
Minecraft Builders & Biomes
Horrified
Jaws
Disney Villainous

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Con plans for 2020:
Breakout Con
Origins Game Fair
Queen City Conquest

—Announcements—

Newsletter:

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End of Month AMA

This year we will continue to have an AMA the last Wednesday of every month.
Our next AMA will be January 29th

Upcoming Giveaway

We are going to be working with Greater Than Games to give away a few copies of their hot new game Medium. Watch here for details.

—The Game Room – Chocolatiers—

Buy a copy of Chocolatiers on Amazon and support The Bellhop

Written Review of Chocolatiers

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