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Draft Mechanic

Jake and Danielle talk about their latest board gaming experiences, delicious craft beer, and find any opportunity to join the two together.
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Nov 20, 2017

Draft Mechanic Episode #62: Six Tasty Games; Caverna on tap; Book of Dragons preview; Gamers for Cures marathon

I hope you’re hungry, because this one’s stuffed full of flavor! Today we’ve got a six-pack of tasty games for the Thanksgiving season, plus Danielle’s got a beer segment on cooking with beer! Our on tap game today is Caverna, and we recap our recent plays at the Gamers for Cures charity gaming marathon last weekend in Cary, NC. We’ve also got a Kickstarter preview of Robert Burke’s Book of Dragons!

Intro

01:00 Show Housekeeping

02:45 Games news

08:27 FBGL Championship Update!

12:46 Kickstarter: Bushido

15:15 Kickstarter: Book of Dragons

20:21 Gamers for Cures Marathon

21:15 Recent Plays: Shadows over Camelot

30:33 Recent Plays: Cytosis

39:17 Recent Plays: Mission: Red Planet

49:55 Recent Plays: Problem Picnic: Attack of the Ants!

54:39 Grey Fox Games sponsorship spot

55:29 Six Pack: Tasty Games for Thanksgiving

73:52 On Tap: Caverna

82:09 Cooking With Beer

89:54 Outro

We hope you enjoyed today's episode! Send us some feedback at draftmechanic@gmail.com and visit us on the web at draftmechanic.net!

Don’t forget to vote in the FBGL Championship matchup! You could win $100 to an Online Game Store of your choice or one of several actual games!

Join us at the local, our BGG Guild (#2470)!

We’re also on Twitter and Instagram - follow us at @draftmechanic! Also, Like us on Facebook!

Draft Mechanic is sponsored by Grey Fox Games. Check out their website for information on all their great games, and sign up for the newsletter for updates direct to your inbox!

Our theme and bump music is from the album “Superpower of Choice” by the Liberation Jumpsuit - thanks to the band for their help!Come listen to the full album on our website!

Thanks for listening! Please game responsibly and we’ll see you back here again soon for another round!

http://www.draftmechanic.net/show-notes/2017/62tasty

Nov 6, 2017

Draft Mechanic Episode #61: Downforce review, Exoplanets on tap, Extra Life Game Day: Hotshots, Dragonfire & more!

Just like Extra Life, this episode is marathon-length! We played for 15 hours straight and turned around to record this episode with our recent plays plus a review of Downforce from Restoration games and an on-tap segment with Exoplanets. Danielle wraps up this episode with a discussion of various packaging strategies: what’s the difference between bottles and cans? Find out this answer and much more in today’s Draft Mechanic!

Intro

01:00 Show Housekeeping

03:34 Among the Stars app!

10:55 FBGL Update - 3 Weeks left!

14:38 KS Preview: Mars Open

21:26 Extra Life Game Day

23:00 Recent Plays: Hotshots

32:03 Recent Plays: Camel Up!

37:47 Recent Plays: Police Precinct

46:23 Recent Plays: Dragonfire

56:38 Grey Fox Games sponsorship spot

57:29 Six Pack Review: Downforce

57:55 Downforce: Rules Overview

62:19 Downforce: Discussion

73:45 Recent Plays: Exoplanets

85:13 On Tap: Exoplanets

88:25 Canning versus Bottling

101:38 Outro

We hope you enjoyed today's episode! Send us some feedback at draftmechanic@gmail.com and visit us on the web at draftmechanic.net!

Don’t forget to vote every week for your favorite FBGL teams to enter in our drawing for a $100 gift card to an Online Game Store of your choice!

Join us at the local, our BGG Guild (#2470)!

We’re also on Twitter and Instagram - follow us at @draftmechanic! Also, Like us on Facebook!

Draft Mechanic is sponsored by Grey Fox Games. Check out their website for information on all their great games, and sign up for the newsletter for updates direct to your inbox!

Our theme and bump music is from the album “Superpower of Choice” by the Liberation Jumpsuit - thanks to the band for their help!Come listen to the full album on our website!

Thanks for listening! Please game responsibly and we’ll see you back here again soon for another round!

http://www.draftmechanic.net/show-notes/2017/61downforce

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