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Now displaying: March, 2016
Mar 25, 2016

Draft Mechanic: Spoiler Episode Gamma

T.I.M.E Stories: A Prophecy of Dragons, 7553 AT

WARNING! This episode contains MAJOR, MASSIVE, COMPLETE SPOILERS for the T.I.M.E Stories scenario “A Prophecy of Dragons.” Once again, Danielle and Jake are joined by Dan and Kyle after completing the scenario to pick apart the deck and discuss what worked and what didn’t. Again, it’s going to be a spoiler-fest - we’ll talk about all the characters, all the locations, all the secrets, and especially about the [REDACTED] where everything [REDACTED]. So sit back and grab a pint while we pick apart “A Prophecy of Dragons”!

Intro

01:00 Spoilers, lots of spoilers

34:31 [REDACTED]

67:56 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!

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

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

Our spoiler episode theme music is “Rinse/Repeat” by the Liberation Jumpsuit - thanks to Drew and Jeff for making it happen!

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

Mar 21, 2016

Draft Mechanic Episode 16: Paradox six-pack review; The Bloody Inn on tap; Spring Beer Roundup

Welcome back, listeners! Today we’ve got a heaping space spoonful of timeline meddling with Split Second Games’ new release “Paradox.” We also talk about some recent games that have hit Kickstarter and some games we played at our monthly open gaming night at Salud Beer Shop in Charlotte. On tap today we have last year’s “The Bloody Inn” with four great thematic beers. Finally, it’s spring now, so we’ve included a brief roundup of some great spring seasonals you can get your hands on now! So sit back, relax, grab a pint and enjoy the show!

Intro

01:15 Show housekeeping

03:06 Kickstarter: Monikers

06:28 Kickstarter: Fog of Love

08:36 Kickstarter: Manhattan Project: Energy Empire

10:40 Kickstarter: Pack-o-Game 2

11:50 Recent Plays: Sheriff of Nottingham

18:00 Recent Plays: Tokaido

22:20 Six-pack review: Paradox

56:03 On tap: The Bloody Inn

60:56 Spring Beer Roundup

67:20 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!

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

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

Our theme music is “Superpower of Choice” by the Liberation Jumpsuit - thanks to Drew and Jeff for making it happen!

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

Mar 7, 2016

Draft Mechanic Episode 15: Catan on tap, Seeland, …and then we held hands, Mystery Rummy, Patchwork app, Bottle Shares

Welcome back, dear listener! We’ve got quite a few topics to share with you today - conventions, apps, and board games… oh, so many games. Come stitch quilts with us in Patchwork! Share your emotions in …and then, we held hands! Build mills and make Holland beautiful in Seeland! Finally, we take a look at beer pairings for the classic, Catan. Or, if you wish, Settlers of Catan. It’s up to you, express yourself with the game name of your choice! Finally, we wrap up the episode with a discussion of hosting, and attending, a bottle share party. So sit back, relax, grab a pint and enjoy the show!

Intro

01:00 Show housekeeping

01:53 Con talk - GenCon, BGG.con, CMON Expo

04:30 Masmorra, the Dungeons of Arcadia

06:15 This is not a drill: The Prophecy of Dragons

07:49 Patchwork (the app)

12:07 …and then, we held hands.

18:31 Mystery Rummy 3: Jekyll & Hyde

26:50 Seeland

43:18 On Tap: Catan (or, the Settlers of).

52:08 Planning the perfect bottle share party

58:03 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!

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

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

Our theme music is “Superpower of Choice” by the Liberation Jumpsuit - thanks to Drew and Jeff for making it happen!

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

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