On the House – Discussing house rules in tabletop games. – Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast Ep 82

This is the 82nd episode of the Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast, an edited version of our live show recorded on March 11th 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.

On the House – Discussion on house rules in tabletop games. In addition we have two reviews for you today: Gold West from TMG and Carpe Diem, a Feld from Alea and Ravensburger. Also more of both games in our week in review along with Checkers, Istanbul, Jambo and 7 Wonders Duel.

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—

Licenced game recommendations from a fan:
Dr. Who: Time of the Daleks
Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid
Gloomhaven Scenario 24 Echo Chamber Actual Play

—Ask The Bellhop—

Tonight we’re going to have a discussion on house rules in tabletop games based on a topic suggestion from Charles Baroch who contacted us on MeWe saying:

“A webisode on House Rules might be fun.”

Best House Rules Geek List on BGG
Worst House Rules Geek List on BGG
D&D Adventurers League

Some Games Mentioned:
The Mind
Forbidden Desert
Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle
King of Tokyo
King of Tokyo Power Up Expansion
Ticket to Ride
Power Grid

Article: House Rules in Board Games and RPGS, What are they and should you use them?



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—Medium Giveaway—

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—The Game Room—

Gold West
A review of the gold rush based board game Gold West from Tasty Minstrel Games

Gold West Written Review
Gold West Unboxing Video
Pick up your own copy of Gold West

Carpe Diem 
A review of Carpe Diem an Alea Big Box game from Stefan Feld.

Carpe Diem Written Review 
Carpe Diem Unboxing Video
Pick up your own copy of Carpe Diem

—The Bellhop’s Tabletop—

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

Gold West
Carpe Diem
7 Wonders Duel

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