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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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Apr 18, 2016

Draft Mechanic Episode 18: The Golden Ages review, Onirim on tap, Onitama & Best Treehouse Ever

I keep having this dream… and in it, there’s a new episode of Draft Mechanic! Make your dreams a reality with beer pairings for today’s on tap game, Onirim! Also, let’s explore what could have been earth if we had placed the tiles correctly in our six pack review of The Golden Ages. We’ve also shaken off the sleepies to talk about recent plays of the new hotness Onitama and the cute greatness Best Treehouse Ever. Finally, have you ever wanted to name a beer? Well, now’s your chance - Sun King Brewing is doing a beer naming contest for the beer they’ll brew for GenCon this year! So sit back, relax, grab a pint and enjoy the show! Just… turn off the lights and give me a blanket first, would you?

Intro

01:24 Upcoming Salud Board Game Night, April 19th

01:54 On Kickstarter: Bottom of the 9th: Clubhouse

04:30 Recent plays: Onitama

10:59 Recent plays: Best Treehouse Ever

17:17 Six-Pack Review: The Golden Ages / Cults & Cultures expansion

17:17 The Golden Ages: Gameplay Overview

22:07 The Golden Ages: Discussion

41:48 The Golden Ages: Final Thoughts

44:51 On Tap: Onirim

55:38 Sun King Brewing’s “Name the GenCon Beer” contest

59:30 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 BGG Guild (#2470)!

We’re also 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!

Apr 4, 2016

Draft Mechanic Episode 17: Play ball! Baseball Highlights 2045, Bottom of the 9th; WWE Superstar Showdown on tap

Baseball’s back! Peanuts? Cracker jack? How about a fresh, piping hot episode of Draft Mechanic? We’re kicking off the baseball season with a double-header of awesome baseball games: Baseball Highlights 2045 and Bottom of the 9th! And you can’t forget it’s Wrestlemania season - we recorded today’s episode right before the show of shows and put last year’s WWE Superstar Showdown from Gale Force Nine on tap! We’ve also got some recent plays and some Kickstarter news to talk about. But enough talk - it’s time to play ball!

Intro

01:30 Show housekeeping

03:26 On Kickstarter: Rahdo Runs Through… Year Five

04:35 On Kickstarter: Santorini

05:51 Recent plays: Zany Penguins

10:45 Bottom of the 9th

23:25 Baseball Highlights 2045

45:02 Minor League Baseball & Craft Beer

49:30 On Tap: WWE Superstar Showdown

58:20 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!

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