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Six Pack – Great Board Games For 6 Players – Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast Ep 88

This is the 88th episode of the Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast, an edited version of our live show recorded on April 22nd 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.


Six Pack – Great board games for six players. Also a review of the two player trick-taking game The Fox in the Forest. Finally a mix of digital and physical gaming in our week in review with a pretty detailed look at the Happy Meeple website.

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 – Fan Feedback —

Send feedback to moe@tabletopbellhop.com or sean@tabletopbellhop.com

Free Online Board Gaming:
Comparison of three of the best sites for playing board games online for free
Bret Spiel Welt
Your Turn My Turn

Two Player Game Recommendations:
Kahuna
Heave Ho!
Odin’s Ravens
Ticket to Ride Switzerland
The Settlers of Catan the Card Game
Longhorn

Pulsar 2849:
Pulsar 2849 Review
The Giant List of Tabletop Game Mechanics

—Announcements—

Newsletter:

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Origins 2020:

There will be an online game convention, Origins Online held June 19-21
The physical convention has been moved to October 7-11
At this time we don’t know if we will be participating in either of these events in any capacity.

Check out the Origins homepage for more information.

Renegade Games #WorldWidePlayDay

Next Wednesday is another Renegade games World Wide Play Day. This time they are featuring Arboretum

We plan on taking part in this event and will be live streaming our game and using the worldwide events that Renegade will be sending out during the event during our game.

We will be going live on Wednesday April 29nd at 3pm EDT on the Tabletop Bellhop Twitch channel

Face 2 Facebook Live Cast:

Monday night Moe was featured on Kristopher Marentette’s Face 2 Facebook Live Cast.

Watch a recording of the show on YouTube. The Bellhop’s segment starts at about the 3 hour 59 minute mark.

End of Month AMA:

Next Wednesday is the last Wednesday of the month which means it’s time for another AMA.

We will be answering your questions live during our twitch stream which goes live at 9pm eastern.

—The Lobby Check In—

We record this podcast live on Twitch every Wednesday night at 9pm Eastern and we love being able to interact with people who join us in The Lobby, our chatroom on Twitch.

Tabletop Bellhop on Twitch

—Ask The Bellhop—

Tonight’s question comes from Kristopher Marentette the host of the Face2Facebook Live Cast that Moe was on recently. As part of the show Kris asked:

“What if you are in my situation? I have a family of 6 people, including myself, so it’s a large group. What if you happen to be quarantined with a large group of people. What would your game recommendations be for a group like mine.” 

Epic Six Player Games: 
Twilight Imperium
Eclipse
Formula D
Battlestar Galactica
Power Grid
Caverna The Cave Farmers
Tales of the Arabian Knights

Six Player Games:
Between Two Cities
7 Wonders
Flash Point Fire Rescue
King of Tokyo
Captain Sonar
Colt Express
Pitch Car
Shadows Over Camelot
Robo Rally
Catan (with 5-6 player expansion)
Libertalia

Light/Party Games for Six:
Codenames
Telestrations
Skull
Cash N Guns
Liar’s Dice
Concept
Pictomania
Camel Up
For Sale
Bohnanza
The Great Dalmuti
San Francisco Cable Car
New York Slice

Honourable Mentions:
A Game of Thrones The Board Game
Cosmic Encounter
Dune
Civilization
Betrayal at House on the Hill
Zombicide Invader
One Night Ultimate Werewolf
Jamaica
Arkham Horror

Recommendations from The Lobby
Illuminati
Martian Dice
Sagrada (with expansion)
Empires: Age of Discovery
Jet Set
Incan Gold
Steampunk Rally

Ask the Bellhop Article here on the blog: https://tabletopbellhop.com/gaming-advice/six-player-boardgames/

—The Game Room—

A review of the two-player trick-taking game, The Fox in the Forest.

Written review of The Fox in the Forest
The Fox in the Forest Teach and Actual Play
Pick up your own copy of The Fox in the Forest

—The Bellhop’s Tabletop—

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

Jaipur
Happy Meeple
Lost Cities
Finito!
Hanamikoji
Keltis
Level X
Town Center
Terraforming Mars
Clank! A Deck-Building Adventure


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