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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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Nov 26, 2018

Draft Mechanic Episode #89: Pasaraya review & on tap; War Chest; Impact; Carcassonne: South Seas; Winter Warmers; Deck Builders

Welcome, shoppers! On today’s episode, we hit the retail sector with a review of Pasaraya: Supermarket Manager! Don’t pass up great savings on recent plays: we’ve got a three-pack of them featuring Impact, War Chest and an installment of the CarcaZone with the South Seas standalone! Danielle has you set with a beer primer on the Winter Warmer style, and we poll our Slack channel for their opinions on deck builders. Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:35 Two new Draft Mechanic t-shirts!

05:42 News: Board & Dice merges with NSKN

06:33 News: Sierra Nevada Camp Fire Relief Fund

08:58 Kickstarter Updates

11:29 Kickstarter: Aeon’s End Digital Edition

13:10 Kickstarter: Rallyman GT

15:56 Kickstarter: METAL

19:40 Recent Plays: Impact Battle of Elements

28:50 Recent Plays: War Chest

46:26 Recent Plays: Carcassonne: South Seas

60:26 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

61:22 Six Pack Review: Pasaraya

61:47 Pasaraya: Gameplay rundown

67:51 Pasaraya: Discussion

83:13 Pasaraya: Final Thoughts

86:25 Pasaraya: On Tap

91:15 The Beer Primer: Winter Warmers

97:21 The Final Round: Deck-Builders

104:42 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/2018/89pasaraya

Nov 22, 2018

Draft Mechanic: Spoiler Episode Theta

T.I.M.E Stories: Brotherhood of the Coast, 1685 NT

WARNING! This episode contains MAJOR, MASSIVE, COMPLETE SPOILERS for the T.I.M.E Stories scenario “Brotherhood of the Coast.” This was probably our most divisive scenario yet, and the segments in this episode are not presented in chronological order. We’ll hear from team Beta first, then back to Alpha to close.

Want more discussion? Join our new Slack channel! Sign up at http://www.draftmechanic.net/slack for games, beer and more!

We hope you enjoy today's spoiler 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 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!

Nov 19, 2018

Draft Mechanic Episode #88: Gamers for Cures Gaming Marathon; Atlantis Rising KS preview; Burnpile Harvest Festival

In today’s episode, we’ve gamed for 24 hours straight and, well, that’s a lot of games to talk about! So here’s our recap of what we played at the Gamers for Cures marathon, plus a Kickstarter preview of Atlantis Rising, and a look back at Burial Beer’s Burnpile Harvest Festival. I hope you brought some snacks, let’s marathon!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:55 Kickstarter Updates

07:09 Kickstarter: Pipeline

11:00 Kickstarter: Imagineers

13:59 Kickstarter Preview: Atlantis Rising

24:44 Gamers for Cures 2018

26:07 GFC: Citrus

31:47 GFC: CONEX

35:51 GFC: Fortune City

44:36 GFC: Dice Town

47:25 GFC: Betrayal at House on the Hill

53:08 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

53:58 GFC: Agra

61:42 GFC: Race for the Galaxy

65:17 GFC: Escape Tales: The Awakening

78:34 GFC: Koi

84:45 GFC: Underwater Cities

95:14 Gamers for Cures wrap-up

96:07 Burial Beer Co’s Burnpile Festival

113:37 The Final Round: A quick word about Marathons

115:38 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/2018/88gamersforcures

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