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Dec 2, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #113 and a half: Draft Mechanic’s Winter Break

Hey all, just dropping in a quick note to share what we’re up to in December. See you at PAX Unplugged!

00:10 What’s a Winter Break

04:35 “Superpower of Choice” by The Liberation Jumpsuit

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

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/113-5winterbreak

Nov 19, 2019

Draft Mechanic Spoiler Episode Omega

In this spoiler-filled episode of Draft Mechanic, we look back on the final TIME Stories scenario of the “White Cycle,” Madame. If you listened to our review/discussion in Episode 100, you might know how this one turns out. We have mostly everyone from Team Alpha and Team Beta here for this discussion that clocks in just over an hour.

Thank you. We’ll be back soon.

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

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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!

 

Nov 4, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #113: Fantastic Factories, Haven, Cartographers, Trapwords, Cascade Hops

Factories are all about efficiency, and this episode is gonna be an efficient punch of board game info! We’re reviewing Fantastic Factories in the feature segment, we’ve got the beer pairings as we do; plus a pack of others: Haven, Cartographers and Trapwords! Danielle dives in to the Hop Primers with a look at Cascade hops. Let’s go!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:38 Beer News: MolsonCoors on the Move

05:06 Kickstarter Updates

07:58 Kickstarter: Classy Dice Buddies Part 2

09:27 Kickstarter: Honey Buzz

12:16 Recent Plays: Haven

24:06 Recent Plays: Cartographers

36:17 Recent Plays: Trapwords

47:08 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

48:02 Six Pack Review: Fantastic Factories

48:40 Fantastic Factories: Gameplay Overview

51:21 Fantastic Factories: Discussion

70:25 Fantastic Factories: Final Thoughts

72:14 On Tap: Fantastic Factories

76:20 Hop Primer: Cascade

81:56 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/113fantastic

Oct 21, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #112: Tapestry, Escape Tales: Low Memory, Quacks of Quedlinburg expansion

We’ve got three heavy hitters in this episode! First, the hottest of the hot with Jamey Stegmaier’s new civilization game Tapestry as our lead feature. Second, the follow-up to our number one game of 2018 with Escape Tales: Low Memory. Third, the highly anticipated expansion to the Quacks of Quedlinburg, last year’s Kennerspiel des Jahres winner! Danielle continues on with her series on hops, specifically what they actually add to beer. And in our final round, we’re talking about game balance! So get in there!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:12 Kickstarter Updates

05:39 Kickstarter: Twain

08:24 Kickstarter: Fossilis

11:25 Kickstarter: Cosmic Colonies

13:37 Recent Plays: Quacks of Quedlinburg: The Herb Witches

27:00 Recent Plays: Escape Tales: Low Memory

45:38 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

46:30 Six Pack Review: Tapestry

47:16 Tapestry: Gameplay Overview

51:13 Tapestry: Discussion

78:51 Tapestry: Final Thoughts

82:55 On Tap: Tapestry

86:50 What do Hops Add to Beer?

94:50 Final Round: Game Balance

98:52 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/112tapestry

Oct 8, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #111: Welcome to Thematic Neighborhoods; The Search for Planet X; Slyville

It’s all about the future on Draft Mechanic 111! We’ve got a Kickstarter preview of The Search for Planet X, plus a look at Slyville coming at Essen from Hexy Studio. Our main feature is five (five!) new neighborhoods for Welcome To! And later in the show, we’re talking with Mark Kale, the organizer of our local board game con, MegaMooseCon about what it’s like to be headed into year four of the event. All this plus more, tune in!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:22 Games News: Castles of Burgundy’s New Look

06:24 Kickstarter Updates

08:15 Kickstarter: Dance Card!

10:38 Kickstarter: Camp Pinetop

12:54 Kickstarter: Arch Ravels

15:20 Kickstarter: Calico

16:44 Kickstarter Preview: The Search for Planet X

36:11 Recent Plays: Slyville

47:35 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

48:31 Feature Review: Welcome To Thematic Neighborhoods

55:17 Welcome To… Halloween

61:16 Welcome To… Outbreak

66:54 Welcome To… Doomsday

70:41 Welcome To… Winter Wonderland

73:10 Welcome To… Spring

78:50 Welcome To… Final Thoughts

79:50 On Tap: Welcome To… Thematic Neighborhoods

84:51 GABF 2019 Results

93:20 A round with Mark Kale, MegaMooseCon Founder

106:34 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/111planetx

Sep 23, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #110: Letter Jam, Las Vegas Royale, Lanterns Dice, Keyforge Blue

Happy birthday, us! It’s the start of Season Five and our fourth anniversary, and we’ve decided to be pretty business-as-usual about this one. Especially after that Episode 100 blowout! So we’re reviewing Letter Jam, the delicious, delectable new word game from CGE. We’ve got games with subtitles in the recent plays: Las Vegas Royale, Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky, and Keyforge: The Blue Ones. I mean, Age of Ascension. Yep! Danielle’s gonna tell us why we need to keep draft beer lines clean, and our listeners are going to tell us what the lyrics to our theme song are, because even the guy that sung them doesn’t remember them. Let’s go!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:15 Thank you for Four Years!

04:05 Games News: BGG’s getting systematic

06:43 Kickstarter Updates

08:13 Kickstarter: Good/Evil DM Challenge Coin

09:44 Kickstarter: Detective: City of Angels / Smoke & Mirrors

12:23 Kickstarter: ROOT Tabletop RPG

16:01 Recent Plays: Keyforge: Age of Ascension

27:43 Recent Plays: Lanterns Dice

39:04 Recent Plays: Las Vegas Royale

54:18 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

55:10 Six Pack Review: Letter Jam

55:49 Letter Jam: Gameplay Overview

61:52 Letter Jam: Discussion

77:11 Letter Jam: Final Thoughts

78:19 On Tap: Letter Jam

83:45 Draft Line Cleaning

90:45 Final Round: Theme Song Lyrics

102:13 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/110letterjam

Sep 10, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #109: Sessionable Games Six-Pack; LOTS & Calico

We’re dressed to the nines! Episode 109, that is. Releasing on 9-9-19! It’s a coincidence I’m sure. Anyway! On with the show. We’ve got a double six-pack of sessionable games (30 minutes or you’re play’s free!), a double Kickstarter preview with LOTS & Calico, Slide Quest on tap, and a bunch more! Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:27 Game News: Stonemaier Games’ “Tapestry” sells in a flash

07:05 Kickstarter Updates

10:20 Kickstarter: After the Empire

12:40 Kickstarter: YEDO Deluxe

17:07 KS Preview: LOTS

26:22 KS Preview: Calico

39:10 Recent Plays: Slide Quest

45:49 On Tap: Slide Quest

48:32 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

49:31 Six Pack List: Sessionable Games

79:16 BA Member Diversity

96:32 Final Round: Board Game Burnout

85:06 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/109session

Aug 26, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #108: Imhotep: The Duel

Hello there! It’s been a minute, but we’re back and ready to board game podcast. This one has games for all: one player, two player, three and four player, old, young, really that covers everything I think. But yeah! We’re talking about Imhotep: The Duel today - how does it translate to a two-player contest? We’ve got a smattering of new HABA content, some puzzles, and more ring stacking than you’d expect on a typical day with Moon Base. Dig in and enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:20 Beer News: ABInBev is shopping again

05:52 Kickstarter Updates

09:28 Kickstarter: Fiasco in a Box

12:20 Kickstarter: Sleeping Gods

22:06 Recent Plays: Blokus Puzzle

29:45 Recent Plays: Moon Base

38:58 Recent Plays: Wobble King

44:49 Recent Plays: Dragon’s Breath

52:11 On Tap: Dragon’s Breath

58:28 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

59:22 Six Pack Review: Imhotep The Duel

59:42 Imhotep The Duel: Gameplay Overview

65:26 Imhotep The Duel: Discussion

75:47 Imhotep The Duel: Final Thoughts

77:06 Hop Cultivation

85:06 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/108imhotepduel

Aug 5, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #107: Gen Con 2019 Recaps

That was Gen Con - and this is the Gen Con recap! Look, I’m sorry, I’m not getting more specific with the timestamps below because then I’d have 100,000 entries. Wait - you actually look at those? Well. I guess. But you asked for it - we talk about a lot of games. Also, there’s two special guests on this episode! Hooray!

01:00 Thursday Recap Intro w/Shane!

04:11 Thundergryph Games - Hats, Rolling Ranch

06:46 Adam’s Apple Games - Thrive, Truck Off Roll-and-Write

11:24 Fowers Games - Burgle Bros 2

12:54 XYZ labs - Arch Ravelry

16:11 Funforge - Namiji

18:10 Junk Spirit Games - Battle of the Bards

19:35 Brain Games - Iron Forest, Pigasus

23:42 Karen Twelves’ Improv for Roleplayers class

26:17 Storm Chaser / Greater Than Games - Medium

31:05 HABA - Miyabi, Club der Tatzen

37:22 Blue Orange - Detective Club

41:05 Helvetiq - Kawaii

42:36 IDW - Tonari

45:00 RDTN strike tournament

46:15 Elf Creek Games - Honey Buzz

53:20 Friday Recap intro

55:17 Asmadi Games - 1001 Odysseys

59:44 Space Cowboys - T.I.M.E Stories Revolution ‘Damien’

69:42 Portal Games - Imperial Settlers Roll-and-Write

71:06 Good Games - Fluttering Souls

74:01 Resonym - Mechanica

79:33 Dire wolf digital - Raiders of the North Sea, Root, Sagrada digital, Clank Legacy

84:15 Board&Dice - Yedo Deluxe, Trismegistus, Escape Tales Low Memory

91:32 North Star Games’ Wits & Wagers Vegas Game Show

92:30 Renegade Games Studios Rally

95:12 Foxtrot - the Search for Planet X

97:22 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

98:26 Saturday Recap Intro w/Gates!

100:44 Z-Man Games - Noctiluca

102:35 HeidelBAR Games - Wordsmith, Decipher

106:24 HUB Games - Megacity: Oceania, Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr

111:35 Libellud - One Key

114:11 HUB Games - Flip Over Frog

115:35 Sizigi Studios - Cake Duel

117:10 Pandasaurus - Wayfinders

119:09 Gather Round Games - Schedule Simulator

122:05 Pandasaurus - Dead Man’s Cabal

128:08 Kuma’s Corner Burger Trip

130:34 Sunday Recap Intro

131:17 HUB Games - Flip Over Frog

133:48 HABA - Wobble King

135:55 Wrap-up and The Trip Home

138:29 Outro

140:12 Punchboard Media show ads

143:21 Level check

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

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/107gencon19

Jul 29, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #106: The Hype List 2019! Gen Con 52 Preview

IT’S TIME, DEAR LISTENER. TIME TO EMBRACE THE HYPE. LET IT WASH OVER YOU. GEN CON IS HERE.

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:05 Gen Con Meetup Plans

07:02 Games News: Raiders of the North Sea digital!

08:10 Kickstarter Updates

10:36 Kickstarter: Chain Mail

13:32 Kickstarter: Chiseled: A Deck-Sculpting Game

16:11 Kickstarter: Smartphone, Inc

18:21 Initial Thoughts about Gen Con 2019

22:53 The Hype List 2019, Part One

51:33 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

52:40 The Hype List 2019, Part Two

72:41 Final Round & 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/106hype19

Jul 22, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #105: Blue Lagoon

Ahh, hear that? The relaxing waves, the ocean crashing, yes, you’ve found yourself at a review of Blue Lagoon. It’ll be nice to relax a minute before we fall into the rapids of Gen Con! We’ve got Blue Lagoon on tap and in the review zone. We’ve got solo games with Proving Grounds and Aerion. We’ve got a massive flood of news and Kickstarters. And Jake went on the road for work a whole ton and gives mini-beer-traveler reviews of three cities. All that and more! Right now! Right here!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:40 Games News: Gen Con is HERE!

07:12 Games News: Gloomhaven Digital Edition

09:00 Games News: Luckyhammers gets the axe

10:23 Games News: Even More Villainous

11:30 Games News: Diana Jones Award Nods

13:34 Kickstarter Updates

16:22 Kickstarter: Pret-a-Porter 3E

18:32 Kickstarter: Dice Hospital Community Care

19:52 Kickstarter: Rush MD

22:32 Kickstarter: One Small Step

24:37 Kickstarter: Dice Throne Adventures

29:13 Recent Plays: Proving Grounds

43:01 Recent Plays: Aerion

52:58 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

54:03 Six Pack Review: Blue Lagoon

54:28 Blue Lagoon: Gameplay Overview

58:47 Blue Lagoon: Discussion

70:07 Blue Lagoon: Final Thoughts

72:05 On Tap: Blue Lagoon

75:56 Jake’s Beer Odyssey

101:05 Final Round & 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!

Pick up one of our FOUR designs of Draft Mechanic T-Shirts today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/105lagoon

Jul 8, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #104: 2018 Redux

There’s no better time to look back on a year than halfway through the next one! In our mid-year tradition, we take a second look at our Top Games lists of the previous year and discuss how they’ve changed since January. There’s new games, moved games and all sorts of movement on the list! We’ve got a kickstarter preview of The Alwaysgreen Garden, plus a fresh batch of recent plays as well. Enjoy and we’ll see you back in two weeks for another round!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:00 Games News: BGG’s Convention Tools

04:52 Kickstarter Updates

07:13 Kickstarter: Classy Dice Buddies Part 1

08:20 Kickstarter: BoardGameTables.com Bags & Calendar

12:51 Kickstarter: The Isle of Cats

14:53 Kickstarter: The Alwaysgreen Garden

26:45 Recent Plays: Shikoku

38:05 Recent Plays: Navegador

51:23 Recent Plays: The Hearmees

59:32 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

60:35 2018 Redux: Superlative Categories

67:27 2018 Redux: Top 10 Games Re-Lists

96:00 Recent Beer Legislation News

104:18 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/104redux

Jun 24, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #103: We’re Doomed, Favorite Taprooms, Origins Recap

Today’s episode comes right from the source! Jake went to Origins, we talk up our favorite brewery taprooms, and there’s a selection of fresh new games! We pair beers with Board & Dice’s new butterfly-fluttering abstract Dust in the Wings, and review the fifteen minutes of pure absurdity called We’re Doomed from Breaking Games. Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:30 Mile High Game Guys interviewed Jake for some reason

04:38 Games News: BGG Gen Con GeekPreview

07:15 Kickstarter Updates

09:20 Kickstarter: The Refuge: Terror from the Deep

12:59 Kickstarter: Darwinauts

17:15 Recent Plays: Carcassonne fur 2

23:18 Recent Plays: Brikks

32:52 Recent Plays: Dust in the Wings

40:53 On Tap: Dust in the Wings

44:50 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

45:36 Six-Pack Review: We’re Doomed!

57:20 Jake’s Origins Recap

70:47 Six Pack: Our Favorite Taprooms

102:34 Final Round: What Makes a Great Taproom?

109:32 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/103doomed

Jun 10, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #102: Variants: Uwe Rosenberg’s Puzzle Trilogy

Today we’re taking a look at not one, not two but three polyomino-based games from Uwe Rosenberg as we compare his Puzzle Trilogy: Cottage Garden, Indian Summer and Spring Meadow! Plus, we’ve got a few recent plays from years past - Reef stacks big chunky coral, Lotus grows beautiful flowers, and Scoville has the hottest pepper meeples this side of the Carolina Reaper. Enjoy all that plus more in today’s episode!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:39 Games News: Mystic Vale app, Cities: Skylines

08:46 Kickstarter Updates

11:03 Kickstarter: Fickle

13:44 Kickstarter: Remarkable Shops & their Wares

16:37 Recent Plays: Reef

22:16 Recent Plays: Lotus

29:55 Recent Plays: Scoville

38:00 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

38:48 Variants: Uwe Rosenberg’s Puzzle Trilogy

41:18 Variants: Cottage Garden overview

48:17 Variants: Indian Summer overview

57:21 Variants: Spring Meadow overview

68:08 Variants Discussion

86:23 On Tap: Those Three Games

93:02 Beer Segment: Homebrew Legalization

97:24 Final Round: What Makes a Game App Great?

110:25 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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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/2019/102puzzle

May 27, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #101: The Geekway Experience

I! Hope! You! Are! Ready! To! Hear! About! Some! Games! We’re back from Geekway and fully recovered and comin’atcha with over two hours of Geekway recap. It was a whirlwind of cardboard and wooden bits with a stop or two for a brew. Ok, maybe more than two. We talk up the games we played, what rocked and what flopped, the Geekway bottle share, Southern’s amazing fried chicken, hanging out with pals old and new, and more. And news definitely didn’t take a week off because we’ve got big ol’ news in both games and beer. So let’s get on the road (metaphorically) to the Gateway city, Saint Llllllllllllllouis Missouri!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:51 We survived Geekway to the West!

03:43 Games News! The Spiel des Jahres!

09:30 I’m playing Terraforming Mars on my Phone

12:30 Beer’s Big Merger: Sam (Adams) and Sam (Dogfish)

18:37 Kickstarter Updates

21:20 Kickstarter: Matryoshka

23:37 Kickstarter: CliniC Deluxe Edition

26:03 Geekway begins on Wednesday if you show up early!

26:53 HexRoller, 6 Nimmt, Pot de Vin, Keyforge

28:36 Thursday!

30:36 Tiny Towns

37:56 Second Chance

42:03 Kodama Duo

50:39 The River

57:58 Other Thursday notes & the bottle share!

62:36 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

63:40 Friday! Geekway’s awesome library

65:20 Carcassonne: Winter Edition

66:59 Ginkgopolis

73:54 Men at Work

80:50 More Friday: Agra, Weird Stories

83:00 Fuji

93:45 New World: A Carcassonne Game

104:56 On Tap: New World: A Carcassonne Game

107:20Saturday! Teotihuacan

108:08 Fire in the Library

116:29 CABO

123:23 Saturday Night!

124:51 3 Laws of Robotics

133:13 Sunday is about saying goodbye

134:41 Nitrogen Widgets in your beer can

142:33 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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Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/101geekway

May 6, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #100: Our Top Tens & Listener Q&A

Now we’re really old! In this centennial episode of Draft Mechanic, we’re looking at our Top 10s, we have a Listener Q&A segment, Danielle tackles the biggest Beer Primer to date, Jake talks about going to Chicago for the Gaming Hoopla, and Danielle talks about more games played at our local game nights! Plus - new Draft Mechanic merch?!? Thanks so much for making Episode 100 possible!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:27 Geekway to the West!

04:16 New Draft Mechanic pins!

05:12 Kickstarter Updates

06:47 Kickstarter: Cleopatra & The Society of Architects

09:29 Kickstarter: Crystallo

12:24 Recent Plays: Hex Roller

20:03 Recent Plays: Fae

25:21 Recent Plays: Just One

30:12 Jake at the Gaming Hoopla

31:55 Hoopla: TWIXT

35:35 Hoopla: Bargain Quest

42:48 Hoopla: My Little Scythe

45:49 Hoopla Wrap-up

47:40 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

48:45 Our Top Ten Games of All Time (Honorable mentions)

52:00 Our Top Ten Games of All Time

103:55 Beer Traveler: Une Année / Hubbard’s Cave

110:55 The Beer Primer: Trappist Beer

122:03 Listener Q&A!

154:07 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/100onehundred

Apr 22, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #99: Hero Realms v Star Realms

It’s the last two-digit episode of Draft Mechanic, and we’re sizing up a pair of deck builders in our Variants feature of Hero Realms and Star Realms! We talk about Bosk, the latest from Floodgate Games, go 15 years back to St. Petersburg, and dive into the Gold Rush in the CarcaZone. Danielle talks about uses for spent grain from the brewing process in the beer segment, and today’s Kickstarters are 70% Mars. Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:49 Episode 100 Plans!

04:53 Kickstarter Updates

07:01 Kickstarter: Terraforming Mars: Turmoil

15:44 Kickstarter: On Mars

20:28 Kickstarter: Anachrony: Fractures of Time

23:44 Kickstarter: Doublesix Dice

25:31 Recent Plays: Bosk

37:18 Recent Plays: St. Petersburg

45:52 Recent Plays: Carcassonne: Gold Rush

65:59 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

66:52 Variants: Hero Realms v. Star Realms

67:53 Variants Gameplay Overview

71:06 Variants Discussion

90:47 Variants Final Thoughts

92:58 On Tap: Hero Realms

98:21 Using Spent Grain

95:47 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/99herorealms

Apr 1, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #98: Otys

Sometimes, you’re able to dig up a gem - and we’ve gone sea-floor salvaging to pull up today’s review of Otys. The Kickstarter wave continues to crest and we’ve got a preview of Freshwater Fly; and in recent plays it’s Pikoko, plus an odd detour into the CarcaZone with The Ark of the Covenant. Jake also recaps his trip through Augusta, GA in this episode’s Beer Traveler segment, and we’ve got a special report on Unpub from friend of the show Will!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:06 The Geekway Bottle Share

04:30 Stone v Keystone

06:51 Kickstarter Updates

08:07 Kickstarter: Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down

10:40 Kickstarter: Gartenbau

14:39 Kickstarter: TC Petty III’s Handsome

17:45 Kickstarter Preview: Freshwater Fly

28:36 Recent Plays: Ark of the Covenant

38:01 Recent Plays: Pikoko

46:38 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

47:33 Six Pack Review: Otys

47:55 Otys: Gameplay Overview

54:00 Otys: Discussion

73:16 Otys: Final Thoughts

75:21 On Tap: Otys

79:10 The Beer Traveler: Augusta GA

92:10 Will’s Unpub Report

117:39 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/98otys

Mar 18, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #97: Coimbra

Today on Draft Mechanic, Jake gets to play his most-wanted game from 2018, Coimbra! Does it live up to the hype, or will it fall short of expectations? We also look at the new rondel-icious Winterborne from Brian Suhre and Talon Strikes Studios, plus a pair of Button Shy wallet games and the solo space adventure Deep Space D-6! Danielle wraps it up with a timely Beer Primer on the Dry Irish Stout.

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:47 Craft Freedom success!

08:54 C’mon, CMON

12:13 Kickstarter Updates

14:17 Kickstarter: Glen More II: Chronicles

18:42 Kickstarter: Thrive

21:59 Kickstarter Preview: Winterborne

37:40 Recent Plays: Sprawlopolis

47:27 Recent Plays: Turbo Drift

58:01 Recent Plays: Deep Space D-6 & The Endless

70:53 On Tap: Deep Space D-6

76:15 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

77:07 Six Pack Review: Coimbra

77:27 Coimbra: Gameplay Overview

85:26 Coimbra: Discussion

106:59 Coimbra: Final Thoughts

110:35 The Beer Primer: Dry Irish Stout

116:37 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/97coimbra

Mar 4, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #96: Expandapalooza 2

They said an Expandapalooza couldn’t be done, but we proved them all wrong. Now Draft Mechanic is back for round 2, Expandapalooza 2 that is and we are ready to look at expansions to a new crop of games. Euphoria? We got it. Altiplano? No problem. 5 Minute Dungeon, Imhotep, and not one, but two Terraforming Mars expansions? Check, check, and double check. Plus we talk about some new expansions that were just announced and about variants, which might just be the expansions of the craft beer world.

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:24 Ananchrony: Fractures in Time

05:15 Terraforming Mars: Turmoil

07:18 Quacks of Quedlinburg: Krauterhexen

07:57 Teotihuacan: Late Preclassic

09:09 Kickstarter Updates

11:14 Kickstarter: High Rise (Relaunch)

13:01 Kickstarter: Winterborne

14:52 Expandapalooza - Euphoria: Ignorance Is Bliss

29:08 Expandapalooza - Imhotep: A New Dynasty

36:20 Expandapalooza - 5 Minute Dungeon - Curses! Foiled Again!

45:04 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

46:00 Expandapalooza - Altiplano: The Traveler

64:45 Expandapalooza - Terraforming Mars: Prelude & Terraforming Mars: Colonies

81:58 Beer Variants

89:14 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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Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/96expandapalooza2

Feb 27, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #96 Taster: Euphoria’s “Ignorance is Bliss” expansion

Join us for this mini-episode as we look at the new “Ignorance is Bliss” expansion for Euphoria, from Stonemaier Games! Join us on Monday for the full episode #96, Expandapalooza 2!

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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Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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!

Feb 18, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #95: Keyforge

Each episode of Draft Mechanic is just like a deck of Keyforge - they’re all unique and have their own special content! This one, thankfully, is reviewing Keyforge, so that metaphor was applicable and totally called for. We’re also going on a weird unique detour in the CarcaZone… the Card game? Plus Herbaceous gets dice, your tour band gets… other dice, and lots more. Such interesting combinations!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:46 Circular Charlotte and Gaming

09:49 Keyforge: Age of Ascension

12:53 Kickstarter Updates

16:45 Kickstarter: Wavelength

20:33 Kickstarter: In the Hall of the Mountain King

24:41 Recent Plays: Cardcassonne

38:15 Recent Plays: Herbaceous Sprouts

48:14 Recent Plays: On Tour

58:27 On Tap: On Tour

62:08 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

63:05 Six Pack Review: Keyforge

63:50 Keyforge: Gameplay Overview

67:28 Keyforge: Discussion

82:12 Keyforge: Final Thoughts

85:35 Brewer’s Association Diversity & Inclusion Grant

87:18 Fresh Fest 2019

88:59 Final Round: Games we were wrong about

92:56 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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Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/95keyforge

Feb 4, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #94: Wingspan

I don’t mean to preen but you’d be crazy to pass up this episode in the hand. We have a Six Pack Review of Stonemaier Games’s new title Wingspan and we’ve put it On Tap as well! We’ve also got a nest full of games news, kickstarters, Twin It!, Doppler So Clever, and we fly into the CarcaZone to check out Carcassonne: Star Wars. This episode of Draft Mechanic is nothing short of eggcellent!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:57 Alea 20th Anniversary Editions of Castles of Burgundy and Las Vegas

08:19 T.I.M.E. Stories Revolution: A Midsummer Night

13:30 Kickstarter Updates

15:13 Kickstarter: High Rise

19:58 Kickstarter: 1001 Odysseys

22:42 Kickstarter: Reunification

25:33 Recent Plays: Twin It!

31:40 Recent Plays: Carcassonne: Star Wars

40:20 Recent Plays: Doppelt So Clever

50:15 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

51:14 Six Pack Review: Wingspan

52:00 Wingspan: Gameplay Overview

58:06 Wingspan: Discussion

77:08 Wingspan: Final Thoughts

80:29 On Tap: Wingspan

85:20 Low Carb Craft Options

92:56 Con Overview: Whose Turn Is It Anyway?

101:52 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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Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/94wingspan

Jan 21, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #93: The Quacks of Quedlinburg

I promise, this episode is made with only 100% the finest, realest, and bestest of ingredients! No filler here - that’s what you get with today’s feature review of The Quacks of Quedlinburg from North Star Games. We’re even putting it on tap, what a deal! We’ve got a helping of games news, kickstarters, Junk Orbit, and a Safari expedition into the CarcaZone! Don’t miss out on the cure for what ails ya, here in this episode of Draft Mechanic!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

05:46 Direwolf Digital Announces Games

07:44 Roll For The Galaxy Expansion

12:15 Kickstarter Updates

13:54 Kickstarter: War of the Worlds: The New Wave

14:27 Kickstarter: Suburbia: Collector’s Edition

18:28 Kickstarter: Rival Restaurants

21:50 Kickstarter: Tiny Dice Buddies Apparel

23:53 Recent Plays: Junk Orbit

33:00 Recent Plays: Carcassonne: Safari

51:01 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

52:18 Six Pack Review: The Quacks of Quedlinburg

53:01 The Quacks of Quedlinburg: Gameplay Overview

58:16 The Quacks of Quedlinburg: Discussion

86:26 The Quacks of Quedlinburg: Final Thoughts

89:00 On Tap: The Quacks of Quedlinburg

92:47 The Beer Primer: Baltic Porter

102:54 The Final Round: Looking Forward to In 2019

107:46 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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

Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/93quacks

Jan 7, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #92: 2018 In Review

It’s the first episode of the year - and you know what that means! It’s time for our fourth-annual-recap-of-last-year! We’re bringing back the usual superlative categories, plus our six favorite beers, top six games and a huge final round of everyone’s most memorable gaming moments. Thanks so much for joining us for another year, we look forward to gaming with you in 2019!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:42 Kickstarter Updates

05:46 Kickstarter: Railways of Portugal

07:58 Kickstarter: Folded Space Inserts

10:56 Meta Mechanic: 2018 Podcast Stats

15:40 2018 In Review

20:24 2018 Superlative Categories

53:19 2018 Six Pack: Favorite Beers

65:52 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

67:11 2018 Six Pack: Honorable Mentions

69:45 2018 Six Pack: Favorite Games

102:03 The Final Round: Your 2018 Moments

111:53 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!

Pick up one of three designs for a Draft Mechanic T-Shirt today!

Join our Draft Mechanic Slack Channel, or our BGG Guild (#2470)!

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Draft Mechanic is a proud member of Punchboard Media, where we all bring something to the table. Check out our diverse group of audio, video and written board game content creators!

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/2019/92inreview

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