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2020 Questions – January AMA – Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast


This is the 76th episode of the Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast, an edited version of our live show recorded on January 29th, 2020. 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.


2020 Questions. Our first AMA of 2020. Giving up, and sticking with games. Great games with terrible components and terrible games with great components, social interactions interfering with game night, RPG audio dramas, mystery themed games, game convention pros and cons, and more. Also, a review of Imhotep A New Dynasty.

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—

5 Player Games:
Cosmic Encounter
Imperial Assault
Power Grid
Battlestar Galactica
Viticulture
Kemet
Parks
For Sale
Dixit
Concordia

Cooperative Kids Games:
Quirky Circuits

Word Based Games:
Decrypto

—Ask The Bellhop—

Tonight is our first AMA of 2020 and we are answering your question LIVE.

Games we stuck with despite rough edges:
Shafausa

Best game with the worst components:
Primordial Soup
Dominant Species

Worst game with the best components:
Wasteland Express Delivery Service
Labyrinth The Board Game

RPG Audio Dramas
Streets of Avalon Actual Play
The Other Cast

Most replayability in a game:
Gloomhaven
The Duke
Forbidden Lands

Mystery Games:
Mysterium
Detective A Modern Crime Board Game
Deception Murder in Hong Kong
Watson & Holmes 
221B Baker Street
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures
How to Host A Murder Series
Letters from White Chapel
Mystery House

—Announcements—

Newsletter:

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Patreon Page Update!

We promised we would get it done by the end of January and we did. That’s right our Patreon has been completely updated and revised. There are a ton of new backer levels and reward tiers we expect people to be excited about. We run through all of the changes.

The new and improved: Tabletop Bellhop Patreon Page

—The Game Room – Imhotep: A New Dynasty—

A review of the A New Dynasty expansion for Imhotep.

Get a copy of Imhotep on Amazon
Get a copy of A New Dynasty on Amazon
Written Review of Imhotep
Written Review of A New Dynasty
A New Dynasty Unboxing

—The Bellhop’s Tabletop—

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

Azul Summer Pavilion
Terraforming Mars
Terraforming Mars Turmoil
Gorinto
Gorus Maximus
Imhotep
Imhotep A New Dynasty


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