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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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Oct 29, 2018

Draft Mechanic Episode #87: Cryptid six-pack review & on tap; Terraforming Mars Digital Edition; Carcassonne: The Catapult; Orbis; The Beer Traveler: Seattle

Today’s featured game will require your full attention and a little bit of reasoning: it’s Cryptid, the new logic deduction game from Osprey Games! Are our brains up to the task? If not, we’ve gone full CarcaZone with a look at the fabled Catapult expansion, plus newly released Orbis and the Digital Edition of Terraforming Mars. We round it out with a look at breweries we visited in Seattle, discussion about finding friendly game stores while traveling, and more! Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:39 Essen Spiel 2018

08:16 Kickstarter Updates

09:12 Kickstarter: Spirit Island Jagged Earth Expansion

14:20 Kickstarter: Barrage

20:49 Recent Plays: Terraforming Mars Digital Edition

40:01 Recent Plays: Orbis

50:03 Recent Plays: Carcassonne The Catapult

64:35 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

65:30 Six Pack Review: Cryptid

65:53 Cryptid: Gameplay Overview

69:48 Cryptid: Discussion

88:14 Cryptid: Final Thoughts

91:09 On Tap: Cryptid

97:45 The Beer Traveler: Seattle

114:25 The Final Round: FLGS on the road

119:51 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 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/2018/87cryptid

Oct 16, 2018

Draft Mechanic Episode #86: Legacy of Dragonholt six-pack, Catch the Moon on tap, Dreams of Tomorrow preview, River Dragons, Rauchbier

Hello again! We’ve been adventuring, and we’re back with tales from the Legacy of Dragonholt. We’re also checking out the upcoming Dreams of Tomorrow from Weird Giraffe Games (on kickstarter now!), we play River Dragons, and we put Catch the Moon on tap. Danielle rounds this one out with a beer primer of the Rauchbier style. Smoky!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:18 Upcoming appearance on Game All Nite

04:19 Castles of Burgundy goes Digital

09:28 Kickstarter Updates

11:15 Kickstarter: Lovelace & Babbage

16:00 KS Preview: Dreams of Tomorrow

31:27 Recent Plays: River Dragons

39:17 Recent Plays: Catch the Moon

47:39 On Tap: Catch the Moon

50:36 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

51:26 Six Pack Review: Legacy of Dragonholt

51:58 Legacy of Dragonholt: Overview

56:12 Legacy of Dragonholt: Discussion

75:30 Legacy of Dragonholt: Final Thoughts

77:57 The Beer Primer: Rauchbier

84:04 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!

Pick up 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/2018/86dragonholt

Oct 1, 2018

Draft Mechanic Episode #85: Most Wanted six-pack review & on tap; Homebrewers kickstarter preview; Istanbul: The Dice Game; Bandido; GABF 2018

In today’s episode, we’re going west with North Star Games’ new poker-based game Most Wanted! We’ve got a kickstarter preview of Homebrewers, recent plays of Istanbul: The Dice Game and Bandido, plus a recap of the 2018 Great American Beer Festival. In our final round, we talk about games that either succeeded - or failed spectacularly - at their advertised player count. Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:50 Jake & Danielle on Gumbo Live!

03:17 News: BGG Essen Geek Preview tops 1000

05:55 Kickstarter Updates

07:51 Kickstarter: Project L

13:56 Kickstarter: Something is Wrong Here

16:00 KS Preview: Homebrewers

30:34 Recent Plays: Bandido

37:11 Recent Plays: Istanbul, The Dice Game

51:19 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

52:09 Six Pack Review: Most Wanted

52:35 Most Wanted: Gameplay Rundown

56:07 Most Wanted: Discussion

66:27 Most Wanted: ‘Hidden Treasure’ Discussion

78:03 Most Wanted: Final Thoughts

78:53 On Tap: Most Wanted

82:31 Great American Beer Festival 2018

89:49 Final Round: Player Count Surprises

94:44 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 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/2018/85mostwanted

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