Pros At Cons, Con prep suggestion for attending a board game/roleplaying game convention. Podcast 45

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Shared June 10, 2019

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 Sci-Fi game Twilight Imperium 4th Edition.

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This is the 45th episode of Tabletop Bellhop Live, an edited version of our live show recorded on June 5th, 2019. Join us as we stream live every week Wednesday’s at Nine Thirty Eastern: https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopbellhop .

**Disclosure**: Some links below are affiliate links. As an associate, it costs you nothing, but we earn a small amount from qualifying purchases.
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This episode includes:

**---Viewer/Listener Feedback---00:01:22**
We read off and respond to listener feedback. Send feedback to moe@tabletopbellhop.com or sean@tabletopbellhop.com

Lewis & Clark, https://amzn.to/2F29QwF
Tech at the Table, Does it Help or Hinder? https://tabletopbellhop.com/gaming-ad...

**---Ask The Bellhop---00:10:08**
This is one of those weeks where we don’t answer anyone’s specific topic but rather offer up some general gaming advice. This week that advice is on gaming convention prep.

Links:
Origins Games Fair, https://www.originsgamefair.com/
Breakout Con, https://breakoutcon.com/
Queen City Conquest, http://queencityconquest.com/
Airbnb, https://www.airbnb.com
Uber, https://www.uber.com
Zomato, https://www.zomato.com/
Skip the Dishes, https://www.skipthedishes.com/
Grubhub, https://www.grubhub.com/
Lens Rentals, https://www.lensrentals.com/
DNAPhil the Bag Daddy https://twitter.com/dnaphil

Related Blog Post: Gaming Convention Preparation Tips - Ask The Bellhop https://tabletopbellhop.com/gaming-ad...

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Newsletter:
Sign up for our newsletter. Get weekly updates about everything going on at The Bellhop in your mail. https://newsletter.tabletopbellhop.com https://newsletter.tabletopbellhop.com

Origins Games Fair:
Origins starts Thursday but The Bellhop will be there Wednesday afternoon! If you see me be sure to stop by and say hi. Just please don’t be offended if I don’t remember your name. I’m terrible with names.
Origins Game Fair https://www.originsgamefair.com/

Queen City Conquest:
The entire Bellhop team has been invited to be special guests at QCC this year! This Buffalo NY Con hits July 12th to 15th
Queen City Conquest http://queencityconquest.com/

**---Weekly Gloomhaven Update---00:56:12**
We head back to the main campaign and attempt scenario 31 again. This time with only three players due to Tori getting stuck at work. It did not go well.

Watch this failed attempt YouTube: https://youtu.be/oEnmyT0n0HU

**---The 13th Floor---01:03:44**
A new segment where we look at The New Hotness, from the past.
This week we take a look at the classic tile laying game Alhambra.

On the blog:
Alhambra Review, A Return to the Classic Tile-Laying Board Game https://tabletopbellhop.com/game-revi...

**---Tabletop Gaming Weekly---01:08:03**
A look at what games hit our tabletops over the last week.

Games mentioned and other links:
Twilight Imperium 4th Edition, https://amzn.to/31kGcwf
Jaipur https://amzn.to/2XAi7iH

Related Blog post:
A Not So Epic Experience With Twilight Imperium 4th Edition: https://tabletopbellhop.com/playing-t...

**---Blog Plug and Patreon Shout Out---01:35:15**
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