Draft Mechanic Episode 48: Near and Far six pack review & on tap; Thrash & Roll; Jaipur app; Secret Hitler; Skull
Today’s episode of Draft Mechanic comes to you from a great distance! Well, thematically. We’re in the same studio as always, but today’s game is quite the journey: Near and Far from Red Raven games! We give it the full six-pack review, and it’s a doubleheader as well as our game on tap. In recent plays, we talk about Thrash & Roll, Secret Hitler, Jaipur, Skull and more! Also, Jake takes over the beer segment to dig into the controversy surrounding a partial ‘investment’ into the community beer rating website RateBeer. Hope you’ve got comfortable shoes on; let’s go on a journey!
01:00 Show housekeeping
04:16 Kickstarter: GameTek: The Book
06:48 Recent Plays: Terraforming Mars & Scythe
09:42 Recent Plays: Thrash & Roll
18:50 Recent Plays: Secret Hitler
24:16 Recent Plays: Jaipur on iOS
33:42 Recent Plays: Skull
37:25 Six Pack Review: Near and Far
38:24 Near and Far: Gameplay Run-through
43:15 Near and Far: Discussion
64:24 Near and Far: Final Thoughts
66:08 Near and Far: On Tap beer pairings
72:04 RateBeer investment controversy
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Our theme music is “Superpower of Choice” by the Liberation Jumpsuit - thanks to Drew and Jeff for making it happen! And now, you can 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!