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Jul 17, 2017

Draft Mechanic Episode 50: The Summer of HOT GAMES begins! Flipships, Fox in the Forest, Rococo on tap, Listener Q&A, Giveaways

Episode 50! That’s half of a hundred! I’m not really sure how we made it this far, but nothing left to do but keep going! We’re fresh back from our trip to Dice Tower Con, and boy howdy did we play a big ol’ pile of games. Such a big stack of games, in fact, that we’ve got too many to talk about in this episode… or two, or three, or… well. You see where this is going. So, with the monumental Episode 50 under our belt, we’re launching The Summer of Hot Games with WEEKLY episodes through Gen Con where we look at the latest and greatest and get you ready for the spectacle in Indianapolis. Today we’re talking about Flipships and The Fox in the Forest; we’ve got a kickstarter preview of Star Scrappers: Cave In, we discuss a pair of Felds, put Rococo on tap, answer listener questions and do a giveaway for a fun game from Green Couch Games! And to think, this is only the start of the Summer of Hot Games… you’re gonna need some sunscreen for your meeples!

Intro

02:13 Con Watch: MegaMooseCon!

03:52 Con Watch: Gen Con 50!

06:02 The Summer of HOT Games! Double the Draft Mechanic!

08:35 Kickstarter Preview: Star Scrappers: Cave In

18:12 Recent Plays: Flipships

24:58 Recent Plays: Notre Dame, 10th Anniversary Edition

34:02 Recent Plays: Bora Bora

42:07 Recent Plays: The Fox in the Forest

48:09 The First Ever Draft Mechanic Listener Q&A!

76:31 On Tap: Rococo

82:46 The Beer Primer: Kvass

93:10 A Giveaway?!

95:04 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!

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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!

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