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Ultralight: The best of the lightest of games, Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast Episode 138

Ultralight: The Best of the Lightest of Games.

This week we’ve got one of our fantastic Patreon patrons looking for ultralight game suggestions and we’ve got a bunch of them! This is followed up by a review of a prototype copy of Flicking Finches, an Evolution in Dexterity Games, and a return to Roguebook, the digital deck builder by Richard Garfield, where we talk about what’s changed since the beta now that the game is fully released. Plus first thoughts on Guild Master, and Sean tries Aeon’s End for the first time.


Episode 138 of the Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast, recorded June 30th, 2021.

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—Announcements—

We’re giving away one new sealed copy of Space Base. Thanks to Bryan Shein of the Northwest Historical Miniature Gaming Society who has offered to pay for shipping, we are pleased to announce that this contest is open WORLDWIDE!

Check out the Space Base Giveaway Page to Enter

—Ask The Bellhop—

Tonight we’ve got a question from our latest Tabletop Bellhop Patreon Patron, Donna.

“What ultralight games would you recommend for groups of mixed generations, kids all the way to seniors?”

Our ultra-light game suggestions listed from lightest to heaviest:

Personal Preference
Maki Stack
Unlabeled the Blind Beer Tasting Game
Go Cuckoo
8Bit Box Pixoid
Super Cats
Breakdancing Meeples
Icecool
Rhino Hero
Animal Upon Animal
Loopin Louie
Medium
Dr. Eureka
Hamsterrolle
The Mind
Telestrations
But Wait There’s More
Ratuki
Rumble in the Dungeon
Pitchcar
Skull
Monster Factory
Kingdomino
Rack O
Tsuro
Cash ‘n Guns
Ticket to Ride New York

Honourable Mentions:

Oi Dat’s My Leg
Start Player

From the Lobby:

Dixit Odyssey
Just One
Klask
Point Salad
Junk Art
No Thanks
Qwirkle
Dungeon Mayhem
Gobblestones
Fluxx
Sushi Go
Zombie Dice
NMBR9
Love Letter
Welcome to the Dungeon
L.L.A.M.A.
Martian Dice
Yura Yura Penguin
Kabuto Sumo

Send questions to questions@tabletopbellhop.com

—The Game Room: Flicking Finches—

A look at this very family friendly flicking game with an evolution based theme.

Flicking Finches written review here on the blog
Flicking Finches on Kickstarter

—The Bellhops Digital Tabletop: Roguebook—

We return to Roguebook to look at what’s changed since the beta.

My original Roguebook written review here on the blog
Buy Roguebook

—The Bellhop’s Tabletop—

What we’ve been playing:

Guild Master
Aeon’s End


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