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Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast

161 EpisodesProduced by Moe TousignantWebsite

The Tabletop Bellhop, is your cardboard concierge. Here to answer your game and game night questions, striving to make everyone’s gaming experience better. Board game and RPG News, reviews and Q&A.

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Breakfast for Dinner

November 30th, 2021

1:58:03

Breakfast for Dinner - Sunday Brunch on Wednesday Evening   Moe’s swamped right now so we steal our usual Sunday Brunch format for this mostly unscripted podcast episode. While we don’t have a review today, we do have …

Snack Time

November 23rd, 2021

1:25:31

Snack Time - Talking game night snacks and food etiquette.   In this episode we’ve got a question about our favourite game night snacks. We expand on that to talk about not only our snacks of choice but also game night …

My teacher, Atlas

November 16th, 2021

1:51:32

My teacher, Atlas - Bearing the weight of game teaching.

This week we’ve got a detailed question from one of our awesome Patreon patrons, Roger Doger, talking about the burden of being a game teacher. After that, we …

Fast Games At Meeple High

November 9th, 2021

1:45:15

Fast Games at Meeple High    We start off with a question from Moe’s teenage daughter who’s looking for games she can toss into her backpack and …

The Games of AwSHUX Autumn

November 2nd, 2021

1:45:55

The Games of AwSHUX Autumn   This past weekend Moe attended the AwSHUX, put on by Shut Up and Sit down. We’ve got a bunch of games that he learned about during this online game convection that we are hyped about and …

Filling the Cube

October 26th, 2021

1:24:24

Filling the Cube, One Kallax Cube Worth of Family Games

We’ve got a question from someone who’s looking to fill their gaming shelf with some new games and we’re going to see what we can fit into one kallax cube with a …

$50 Cancon

October 19th, 2021

1:08:04

CanCon - Spending $50 Canadian on Board Games

We’ve got a listener with a gift certificate for a store here in Windsor looking for game suggestions. Not only do we have some suggestions for them, but we also go on to …

Avenging your Justice Squad

October 5th, 2021

1:38:38

Avenging your Justice Squad

Sean shares his tips and tricks for running a superhero RPG. After that we’ve got a review of The Quacks of Quedlinburg …

Flood of questions

September 28th, 2021

AMA Topics include: Games to bring on a vacation, getting back into public play, RPG artifacts, oldest unplayed games, games that would make for …

X Marks The Spot

September 21st, 2021

1:30:47

X Marks The Spot - Digital Mapping Tools for Tabletop Games

We highlight some of the best map-making tools that are out there with a focus on free or …

Back in Class

September 14th, 2021

2:06:46

Back in Class - Grade School Gaming Events

With the kids heading back to school we talk about some great games for a one hour grade school gaming …

Not as bad as they look

August 31st, 2021

1:56:00

Not as bad as they look Ugly board games that play great.

We start off with the result of our Extra Life Tabletop Appreciation Weekend charity gaming …

The Inaugural SeanCon

August 24th, 2021

2:04:23

The Inaugural SeanCon. Sean’s thoughts on the 11 different games we played during this impromptu “game convention” we hope becomes a regular thing. …

Solitaire Fantasy

August 17th, 2021

1:48:38

Solitaire Fantasy, highlighting some great challenging single player fantasy themed games. Also reviews of Circle of Six and Aroma, plus initial …

Building Civilizations and Theme Parks

August 10th, 2021

1:24:10

Building Civilizations and Theme Parks. A special all review episode, featuring reviews of Tapestry from Stonemaier Games and Unfair from Good Games Publishing, as well as a comparison of Unfair versus Funfair.

Episode …

Three Year Anniversary

August 10th, 2021

2:01:08

Year Three Anniversary! Tonight we bring you an extended Ask the Bellhop segment featuring a retrospective, a live Q&A with our chat, and have our fans share their favourite Bellhop moments. We also announce a new …

Out of The Box

July 27th, 2021

1:57:12

Out of the Box: Tips for playing a game for the first time from right out of the box. We cover tips and tricks for learning a game for the first time at the table with the people you are going to play with. After that …

What's in a Word?

July 20th, 2021

1:35:16

What’s in a Word? - Best Word Based Party Games We’ve got seventeen game suggestions for a fan who is looking for word based party games. After that I review the new second edition of World’s Fair 1893 and let everyone …

Gaming Together Again

July 13th, 2021

1:38:47

Gaming Together Again: Organizing community gaming events Review: Aventuria Wheel of Life expansion Bellhop’s Tabletop: The Emergence of Shy Pluto for Space Base, Trapwords. Guild Master and Flicking Finches correction.

UltraLight

July 6th, 2021

1:55:59

Ultralight. 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 …

Prime Day AMA

June 29th, 2021

1:49:00

Prime Day AMA, Space Base Review and a Return to In Person Gaming. AMA topics include: our favourite designers, what is a game mechanic, kickstarter hotness, what games do we want to pick up next, games we have …

Board Game Tournaments

June 15th, 2021

1:46:40

Board Game Tournaments. We discuss and give details about what we think is the best board game tournament format, the Great Canadian Board Game …

Roll and Move - Is it really that terrible?

June 8th, 2021

2:12:28

Roll and Move. Is it really that terrible? What is a roll and move game, why do people hate on them and what are some actually good roll and move …

Top 10 of 1000

June 1st, 2021

1:47:17

Top 10 of 1000, an interesting take on our favourite games from the BGG top 1000 board games followed by a detailed review of our latest obsession, …

Rollin’

May 25th, 2021

2:21:50

Rollin’ - We tackle a question about dice trays and towers. We talk about whether we use them or not and deep dive into why you may want them or why …

Working on the Railroad

May 18th, 2021

1:23:04

Working on the Railroad - We continue our topic of train games, recommending the best next step train games for Ticket to Ride fans. Sticking with the railway theme, we review one of the most unique train games out …

Trainspotting

May 11th, 2021

1:31:38

Trainspotting - Part one of a two episode series highlighting Train Games. In this first episode we try to help people define what a Train Game is. Sticking with our train theme we’ve got a review of an 18XX upgrade. …

Rainy Day AMA

May 4th, 2021

2:00:00

Rainy Day AMA - Topics include a discussion on playtesting and prototyping games, we go deep with what board games we are, gaming pet peeves, why Moe doesn’t play RPGs online, do people take the time to master games …

Filling the Gap

April 20th, 2021

1:32:14

Filling the Gap - Card Based Filler games and why you should play them. Tonight, we have twenty-five filler card game recommendations. Following …

Gamer Parents

April 13th, 2021

2:00:03

Gamer Parents - The gaming doesn't have to stop when you have kids. Deanna joins us to talk about the effect having kids can have on gaming with some tips and tricks on how to keep your gaming life alive and well even …

Games by Indigenous Designers

April 6th, 2021

1:27:10

Games by Indigenous Designers. We discuss board games and RPGs by Indigenous designers based on a question from one of our Patreon patrons. We also take a look at all of the non-stretch goal coins in the Legendary Metal …

Sean's Birthday AMA

March 30th, 2021

1:36:38

Sean’s Birthday AMA. We answer questions live from the Lobby (our chatroom on Twitch). Topics include: Favourite Roll & Write games, birthday …

Supers, Capes, and Metas

March 23rd, 2021

2:03:19

Super, Capes and Metas - We mixed things up this episode with Sean taking the lead during the Ask The Bellhop segment and telling us all about nine superhero themed RPGs he’s discovered and what makes each stand out …

The New Hotness

March 16th, 2021

2:21:44

The New Hotness - We recap the GenCon Spring Showcase and share what games we are most excited about. This is followed by reviews of a couple of …

Playing Together

March 2nd, 2021

2:01:00

Playing Together - This episode we’ve got a Patreon patron chosen question from a fan looking for some great cooperative kids games for family game night. We’ve got a list of twenty one recommendations. After that we …

Active Game Nights

February 16th, 2021

2:26:02

Active Game Nights - How to maintain your game night group.After discussing ways to keep your game group going with a special look at doing that during the ongoing global pandemic we’ve got reviews of The Creepy Cellar …

Styles and Types of Boardgames

February 9th, 2021

1:44:34

Styles and Types of Board Games - In addition to Engine Building, what other types of board games are there? Also reviews of Fairy Season from Good Games Publishing and Harry Potter House Cup Competition from The Op. …

Engine Building

February 2nd, 2021

2:08:35

Engine Building - What do we mean by engine building and some of the best engine building games. Also a review of Funfair, a lighter, less cutthroat, version of Unfair the engine building game about building a theme …

History lives on the Tabletop

January 12th, 2021

1:26:26

History lives on the Tabletop - Great board games based on history. We have some game suggestions for a historical miniature wargamer looking to broaden their horizons into hobby board games. Sticking with the theme of …

So long 2020

January 5th, 2021

1:57:37

So Long 2020 End of Year AMA. Topics include, time stamps on YouTube, digital board game reviews, podcast plans and tech upgrades, board gaming in Canada and more. Plus reviews of Robotech Force of Arms and Robotech …

2020's Best

December 29th, 2020

1:17:32

2020s Best - The best games we discovered for the first time in 2020. Reviews of Knot Dice Squared and Back to the Future Dice Through Time. Also some virtual gaming, more Knot Dice and another book of Hogwarts Battle …

Non-Game Gifts for Gamers

December 22nd, 2020

1:30:39

Non-Game Gifts for Gamers. Holiday shopping suggestions for shopping for a gamer who doesn’t need more games.

Reviews of a couple of independently …

It’s in the Cards

December 15th, 2020

1:58:54

It’s in the Cards, Tabletop role playing games that use standard playing cards, and card based adventure board games.

Two featured reviews: Tyrants …

Extra Life 2020

November 17th, 2020

1:34:17

Extra Life 2020. The results of our 2020 Extra Life charity efforts and a discussion of all of the games we played. Includes board games like …

That's the Trick

November 10th, 2020

1:31:20

That’s the Trick - Great Trick Taking Games. A discussion on trick-taking games and the declining popularity of traditional playing card games …

October AMA

November 3rd, 2020

2:15:24

October AMA. Q&A Topics: Crowdfunding including what games we are excited about and various crowdfunding platforms with a focus on Gamefound, but …

Tabletop Terror

October 27th, 2020

2:09:55

Tabletop Terror - Best Horror Themed Games. A number of great games for playing on or around Halloween including a bunch of suggestions from The Lobby. Sticking to the theme we have reviews of the ALIEN RPG Starter Set …

What’s New for Two

October 20th, 2020

1:27:22

What’s New for Two - The best newer two player board games. Tying into that we’ve got a review of one of the hottest new two player games out there right now, Watergate from Capstone Games. In our week in review we …

End of Summer AMA

October 6th, 2020

2:22:29

End of Summer AMA, Tabletop Transitions. Discussion topics include going back to earlier editions of D&D for players who really like min/maxing, transitioning from competitive games to cooperative ones, swapping …

Pints & Pawns

September 29th, 2020

1:32:52

Pints & Pawns - Mixing beverages with your board games and RPGs. Sticking with the theme of beverages and board games we have reviews of Unlabeled The Blind Beer Tasting Game and Vinhos Deluxe Edition a game about …

Keep it Simple

September 22nd, 2020

1:54:04

Keep it Simple - Ways board game designers make their games easier to learn and teach. A follow up to last week’s topic where we highlighted 15 …

Surprisingly Easy Board Games

September 15th, 2020

1:40:35

Surprisingly Easy Board Games - Heavy games that are surprisingly easy to teach and learn, a follow up to our topic from a few weeks back where we …

RPG Artifacts and Mementos

September 8th, 2020

2:15:19

RPG Artifacts and Mementos - Physical items left over long after the game is done. Along with this discussion we’ve got reviews of Sanctum and the Exotica Expansion for Eminent Domain. We wrap up with some Gloomhaven …

Inaugural Reviewapalooza

September 1st, 2020

1:45:38

Inaugural Reviewapalooza - Welcome to our first ever Reviewapalooza. This is replacing our usual end of month AMA live Q&A with our chatroom. In this review filled episode we are going to be looking at one RPG, …

Surprisingly complex games

August 25th, 2020

2:16:56

Surprisingly Complex Games - Games that were much more than we expected. This episode we talk about games that surprised us in a good way. In the …

Scaling the Game

August 18th, 2020

2:16:13

Scaling the Game - How game complexity scales with experience. Detailed reviews of Telestrations Upside Drawn, a team based version of the classic …

2 Years In

August 11th, 2020

2:20:02

Two Years In - Second Anniversary AMA. Live Q&A topics include snacks, our views on interviews, scheduling tips and failures, blogging and …

One Hundred

July 28th, 2020

2:03:21

One Hundred - Celebrating our 100th podcast episode. In honour of this milestone we’ve got a special retrospective segment we’re adding to the show tonight and we’re launching our next board game giveaway. Then we’re …

For Sale

July 21st, 2020

1:59:13

For Sale - Getting the most from your unwanted games. A follow up to last week’s topic of deciding which games in your collection to get rid of. Also …

Thinning the Herd

July 14th, 2020

1:58:14

Thinning the Herd - Curating your game collection, when you must get rid of some games how do you decide which? In addition we have two detailed game …

Great Games Eh?

July 7th, 2020

1:49:22

Great Games Eh? - In Celebration of Canada Day, we feature some of the best games from Canadian game designers. In addition to that, we’ve got a review of the roshambo based card game Super Cats from The Op. In The …

Feeling the Heat

June 30th, 2020

2:06:45

Feeling the Heat - Start of Summer AMA - Besides answering questions from our chatroom live tonight, we’ve got a lot of feedback from last week's topic of dealing with a stubborn gamer not willing to try new things, …

Picky Eaters

June 23rd, 2020

1:46:20

Dealing With Picky Eaters - How to handle a gamer who is stuck in their ways and isn’t willing to try new things. In addition a review of the stock market game Exchange, as well as plays of unlabeled, Shadow Kingdoms …

Black Games Matter

June 16th, 2020

1:23:42

Black Games Matter - Talking about some of the best tabletop games from Black game designers including a review of the kid friendly RPG Mermaid Adventures. Also a first look at 878 Vikings as well as Black Box, Clans …

End of May AMA

June 2nd, 2020

1:45:41

End of May AMA - Topics include: Publisher self promotion, board game tiebreakers, Tabletopia vs Tabletop Simulator, and the board game we most want …

A Small Problem

May 26th, 2020

1:44:13

A Small Problem - Storing, protecting and transporting a large collection of tabletop game miniatures. Also a review of the classic Star Trek Deck …

Tabletop Gaming Enhanced

May 19th, 2020

1:31:46

Tabletop Gaming Enhanced - Ways to set the mood and create immersion on your game night using all five senses. Also a review of King Me! A family weight game based on Checkers. Finally another look at Unlabelled and …

FreeD6

May 12th, 2020

1:37:34

FreeD6: Free tabletop games (RPGs and board games) that use standard six sided dice. A review of Clans of Caledonia. Also a first look at the Exotica Expansion for Eminent Domain and a couple of plays of the family game …

Spring Fling AMA

May 5th, 2020

2:07:25

Spring Fling AMA - Topics include: Easy games for toddlers, games to play over discord, newish games we want to try, favourite dexterity games, gaming gifts we didn’t appreciate, kickstarters we lost enthusiasm for, …

Six Pack

April 28th, 2020

1:39:59

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 …

Digital Boardgame Battle Royal

April 21st, 2020

2:02:20

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/.

Digital Boardgame Battle Royal - The Three Best Sites for Playing Board Games Online. Comparing …

Lonely Fun

April 14th, 2020

1:11:48

Lonely Fun - Gaming related things to do between game sessions. Also a review of EXIT: The game - The House of Riddles and a look at The Fox in the Forest in our week in review.

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game …

You, Me, and Monopoly

April 7th, 2020

1:22:37

You, me, and Monopoly also an AMA - We highlight the 5 best Monopoly games. That is followed by a short AMA where we discuss the definition of a game …

No Touching

March 31st, 2020

1:34:26

No Touching! - Board games that reduce or eliminate contact. Also a review of 8Bit Box from Iello with a look at each of the included games. Finally a first look at Woodlands from Ravensburger.

At Tabletop Bellhop we …

Home For a Rest

March 24th, 2020

1:48:03

Home for a Rest - Board games to keep you occupied when you’re stuck at home. Also a review of Talisman: Legendary Tales and some gaming with my kids …

On The House

March 17th, 2020

1:55:09

On the House - Discussing house rules in tabletop games. In addition we have two reviews for you today: Gold West from TMG and Carpe Diem a Feld from …

2 Fast 2 Furious

March 10th, 2020

1:36:58

2 Fast 2 Furious - Fast and Easy Two Player Games. Also a review of Gorus Maximus a 1 to 8 player gory gladiatorial trick taking game and a look at Clans of Caledonia and a classic Alea game: Artus in our week in …

February AMA

March 3rd, 2020

1:40:16

February AMA. Answering your gaming question live! In addition to answering your questions live I’ve got a review of the Extermination pack for Horizons and some Gloomhaven, Medium, Gorus Maxiumus, and more Horizons for …

Oldies but Goodies

February 25th, 2020

1:57:29

Oldies but goodies. Talking about older games still worth playing.. Also, in The Game Room we’re talking about Medium, our review went live on the …

They Can’t All Be Great

February 18th, 2020

1:50:24

They Can’t All Be Great - Dealing with a game night failure. Also a review of the Legacy of Lo Pan expansion for Big Trouble In Little China the Game and a ton of games in our week in review including Orleans, Medium, …

Miniature Gaming Without the Minis (Sorta)

February 11th, 2020

1:25:37

Miniature Gaming Without the Minis (Sorta). Getting back into wargaming without the cost of buying, building and painting an army. Also, a preview of Gorinto, expansions for Horizons and Orleans and Sean’s got some …

2020 Questions

February 4th, 2020

1:32:42

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, …

Can I Have a Word

January 28th, 2020

1:46:04

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Can I have a Word. Talking about great word games. Also a review of Sorcerer from White Wizard …

Missing in Action

January 21st, 2020

1:36:00

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Missing In Action - What to do when you are short a player or players. Also a review of the …

Hindsight in 2020

January 14th, 2020

1:59:43

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Hindsight in 2020, looking at our past, and thinking about the future. We talk about gaming …

Holidays 2019

January 7th, 2020

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Ten for $50

December 24th, 2019

1:47:17

10 for 50, great tabletop games for under $50. We've got a list of 35 great games you can get right now for under $50. Also a review of Tower of Madness, then in our week in review some Rhino Hero, more Carpe Diem and a …

A Focus On Teaching

December 17th, 2019

1:24:25

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. A Focus on Teaching - Board Game Teacher Tips. Dead Man’s Cabal review in The Game Room. Carpe Diem …

It Takes Two

December 10th, 2019

1:30:08

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. It Takes Two - Great two player cooperative board games. Also a review of Imhotep Builder of Egypt …

Thanksgaming AMA

December 3rd, 2019

1:31:35

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Thanksgaming AMA. We answer your questions live. Also a review of King of the Dice from HABA and …

The Path to Mastery

November 26th, 2019

1:10:57

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. The Path to Mastery - Tips …

License to Thrill

November 19th, 2019

1:26:30

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. License to Thrill - What makes for a great licenced board game. Also a review of the hot new …

For The Kids

November 12th, 2019

1:38:24

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. For The Kids - Windsor Extra Life 2019. How did our Extra Life weekend go and what games got …

Halloween Hangout

November 5th, 2019

1:40:11

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Halloween Hangout LIVE Q&A, AMA. Answering your gaming questions live. Also: a look at Vinhos …

Gaming for a Good Cause

October 29th, 2019

1:23:46

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Gaming for a Good Cause - Raising money for charity through gaming. Also, a review of EXIT: The …

The Mixer

October 22nd, 2019

1:28:18

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. The Mixer - Great games for when your table is a mix of gamers and non-gamers. Extra Life Board …

Drinking the Player Aid

October 15th, 2019

1:48:22

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Drinking the Player Aid - Talking Fan Created Tabletop Game Aids. Also a review of the digital …

Gateway to Area Control

October 8th, 2019

1:12:51

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. The Gateway to Area Control - …

Start of Fall, Answer All

October 1st, 2019

1:34:39

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Start of Fall Answer All, AMA. Our first monthly AMA or rather Ask Us Anything episode. Also a …

Three's Company, Kids Edition

September 24th, 2019

1:07:21

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Three’s Company Kids Edition. Great board games for three players when one of those players is a …

What's the Problem?

September 17th, 2019

1:37:00

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. What’s the Problem. Discussing potentially problematic themes in tabletop games. Starting off with …

The Great Outdoors

September 10th, 2019

1:17:36

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. The Great Outdoors. We talk about what makes for a good game to bring on a camping trip and offer …

Episode 56 - Treasure Hunt

September 3rd, 2019

1:19:54

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Treasure Hunt - tips for finding rare, hard to find and out-of-print games. Also our Extra Life …

Episode 55 - Take The Shot

August 27th, 2019

1:10:32

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Take The Shot. Tips for …

Episode 54 - Gateway Games TNG

August 20th, 2019

1:17:11

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Gateway Games - The Next Generation. The top gateway games of the last three years. Zenteeko review …

Episode 53 - Being Picky

August 13th, 2019

1:25:13

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Being Picky - How to pick what games to play on game night. Also a review of Raiders of the North …

Episode 52 - Pain Free Campaigns

August 6th, 2019

1:12:30

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Pain Free Campaigns - Our thoughts on what makes a campaign game good and 2 player campaign game …

Episode 51 - Join The Club

July 30th, 2019

1:23:01

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Join the Club - Starting a local gaming club and building your local gaming community. Also first …

Episode 50 - QCC 2019

July 23rd, 2019

2:06:54

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. QCC Wrap Up. A look back at Queen City Conquest 2019. We discuss the con and all of the games …

Episode 49 - Tabletop Five-O

July 16th, 2019

1:35:28

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Tabletop Five-O - Five player non-filler, non-party game recommendations. Also first looks at …

Episode 48 - Fly Casual

July 9th, 2019

1:40:16

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Fly Casual - casual board game recommendations for 4-6 players. Also a new gaming event in Windsor, …

Episode 47 - Moving Day AMA

July 2nd, 2019

1:30:47

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Moving Day AMA. This episode we are spending the entire Ask the Bellhop segment answering questions …

Episode 46 - Origins Stories

June 25th, 2019

1:40:47

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Origins Stories. This is a special episode recapping Origins 2019. What did The Bellhop play and …

Break Room #1 - Geeking out About the Geek

June 18th, 2019

1:10:19

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Geeking Out About The Geek - A discussion on Board Game Geek, one of the best board gaming …

Episode 45 - Pros at Cons

June 11th, 2019

1:34:49

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Pros at Cons. Con Prep Suggestions. Also a look back at Alhambra and initial thoughts on the epic …

Episode 44 - East Meets West

June 4th, 2019

1:21:55

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. East Meets West - defining and discussing the board game terms Eurogame and Ameritrash. Also an …

Episode 43 - And the Award Goes to

May 28th, 2019

1:34:18

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. And The Award Goes To… We are …

Episode 42 - Life, The Universe, and More than Catan

May 21st, 2019

1:09:41

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Life, The Universe, And More Than Catan. A look at games with similar mechanics as Settlers of …

Episode 41 - Dungeon Decorating

May 14th, 2019

1:24:13

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Dungeon Decorating, Game Room Improvements. What makes for a great game room. Also a look at …

Episode 40 - Resistance is Fu-Tile

May 7th, 2019

1:31:22

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Resistance is FuTILE - Tile Laying Game Suggestions. Also, a look at Strasbourg, Terraforming Mars, …

Episode 39 - The Next Generation

April 30th, 2019

1:37:59

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. The Next Generation. Raising our Future gamers. Teaching kids how to be the best gamers they can …

Episode 38 - A Heavy Topic

April 23rd, 2019

1:53:28

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. A Heavy Topic. Discussing the game weight. What does it mean and what use is it? Also War Chest, …

Episode 37 - The Spirit of Competition

April 16th, 2019

1:41:30

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. The Spirit Of Competition, an unscripted discussion on competition and competitiveness at the game …

Episode 36 - Wedding Bells

April 9th, 2019

1:08:33

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Wedding Bells. Tabletop gaming at a wedding, why not? Also, Race for the Galaxy, digital …

Episode 35 - Breakout Wrap up

April 2nd, 2019

2:01:08

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Breakout Con 2019 Wrap Up. Sean, Moe and Deanna all share their thoughts on this great gaming …

Episode 34 - Bellhop Edda

March 26th, 2019

1:32:52

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Belhop Edda, talking Iron Edda, indie RPG publishing, podcasting and kickstarter with The Other …

Episode 33 - Regrets, I've had a few

March 19th, 2019

1:32:48

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Kickstarter regrets. We also look at the MOO board game, The Ninth World, Hogwarts, Villages of …

Episode 32 - Give me an F

March 12th, 2019

1:35:12

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Putting the F in FLGS. As well as Shadow of the Demon Lord and Labyrinth Reviews. Xia, Dinosaur …

Episode 31 - A Badge of Honour

March 5th, 2019

1:33:32

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Flying the board game geek flag, wearing the tabletop gamer badge with honour. Mixing things up. A …

Episode 30 - Finding your Yoda

February 26th, 2019

1:34:58

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Finding a roleplaying or …

Episode 29 - Lost in Translation

February 19th, 2019

1:03:35

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. What to do when you get a bad …

Episode 28 - The Hook

February 12th, 2019

1:06:46

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep 28 - The Hook - Games for catching new gamers. Shafausa, Scoville Labs, Hogwarts Battle, …

Episode 27 - Bellhop Birthday Boardgame Bash

February 5th, 2019

1:11:30

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep 27 - Bellhop Boardgaming Birthday Bash. So many games played and reviewed this past week there …

Episode 26 - Digestif

January 29th, 2019

1:14:03

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep 26 - Digestif. We’re talking after dinner games for 4-6 players. Dinosaurs, tree spirits, lots …

Episode 25 - Blue Plate Special

January 22nd, 2019

1:10:26

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep 25 - Blue Plate Special. Two for one special on your food at the game table questions. …

Episode 24 - Gaming in the New Year

January 15th, 2019

1:13:17

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep 24 - Gaming in the New Year. We are now live streaming Gloomhaven. We take a look at the …

Episode 23 - Second Semester

January 8th, 2019

1:25:51

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep 23 - Second Semester. …

Episode 22 - Hindsight/Foresight

January 1st, 2019

1:52:58

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep 22 - Hindsight/Foresight …

Episode 21 - Rapid fire

December 25th, 2018

1:01:13

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/.

Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel

This is the 21st episode of Tabletop Bellhop Live, an …

Episode 20 - Child's Play Part 2

December 18th, 2018

1:37:07

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/.

Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel

This is the 20th episode of Tabletop Bellhop Live, an …

Episode 19 - Two to Tango

December 11th, 2018

1:17:20

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #19 - Two To Tango. We talk Games Workshop Kids games, Dominion and the give a series of two …

Episode 18 - Rock me Daniel Zayas

December 4th, 2018

1:35:59

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #18 - Rock me, Daniel Zayas. We talk Black Friday, Blokus and Cities & Knights of Catan and …

Episode 17 - Accessory to Gaming

November 27th, 2018

1:13:01

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #17 - Accessory to Gaming. We get some games off the pile of shame, take a trip to Camelot and …

Episode 16 - Hashtag Shelfie

November 20th, 2018

1:27:38

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #16 - Hashtag Shelfie. We …

Episode 15 - 1up Wrap Up

November 13th, 2018

1:46:26

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #15 - 1up Wrap Up. Some Halloween game suggestions from our fans. Brass and Power Grid are …

Episode 14 - Ghastly Game Nights

November 6th, 2018

1:10:27

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #14 - Ghastly Game nights. Endeavor, Tokaido Crossroads, Masters of The Universe and then my to …

Special - H2O w/Phil Vecchione

October 31st, 2018

1:05:26

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions. "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Guest Check In, Getting the Lowdown on H2O with Phil Vecchione. We talk to Phil about his new …

Episode 13 - Han Shot First

October 30th, 2018

1:11:24

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #13 Han Shot First. We visit Saint Petersburg, make some Clank! In! Space! Help out Bob Crusoe …

Episode 12 - The Next Round is on You

October 23rd, 2018

1:01:47

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/.
Ep #12 The Next Round Is On You. This week we are talking about gaming in pubs and cafes. Dos, …

Episode 11 - The Worst of The Worst

October 16th, 2018

1:07:56

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #11 Worst of the Worst. We hang out on Board Game Arena, visit Gloomhaven, get a couple games …

Episode 10 - Picking Favourites

October 9th, 2018

1:30:11

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #10 Picking Favourites. We walk the Tokaido, visit Gloomhaven, tease our first giveaway and …

Episode 9 - Under the Hood

October 2nd, 2018

1:15:16

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Ep #9 Under the Hood. Mermaid Adventures, Terra Mystica, and Gloomhaven before we deep dive into …

Episode 8 - Can You Hear Me Now?

September 25th, 2018

1:16:15

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Can you hear me now? Today we talk about music and sound at the game table. We also talk cyberpunk …

Episode 7 - Tech at the Table

September 18th, 2018

1:08:01

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Today we talk about Tech at the Tabletop, good, bad or otherwise? We touch on 8 different …

Bonus -QCC Wrap up

September 15th, 2018

1:28:45

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Today we discuss our recent visit to QCC, Queen City Conquest, an RPG centric gaming con in …

Episode 6 - Answer Me These Questions Three

September 11th, 2018

36:01

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/. Today we answer three …

Episode 5 - Back to School

August 28th, 2018

55:11

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/

Today's question: How do you approach teaching board games?

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Episode 4 - Insert Tab A

August 21st, 2018

1:01:18

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/

Today's question: Are Custom box inserts worth it?

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Episode 3 - Ready Player Two

August 14th, 2018

1:05:27

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop" at https://tabletopbellhop.com/

Today's question: What are some good two player games? We break it down into various types of two …

Episode 2 - Child's Play

August 7th, 2018

53:00

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop"

Today's question: Cooperative games for youth We also discuss Social Deduction Games, The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 and more.

Episode 1 - Our First Settlements

July 29th, 2018

39:10

At Tabletop Bellhop we answer your game and game night questions, go "Ask The Bellhop"

Today's question: Catan - What is it about, where do I even begin? We also discuss legacy games, my disappointment with Star Wars …

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