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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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Now displaying: December, 2018
Dec 24, 2018

Draft Mechanic Episode #91: City of Gears review & on tap; Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra; Songbirds; Gizmos; 2019 Gaming Resolutions; Biere de Champagne

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! For our final show of 2018, we’re checking out City of Gears, and we’ve got some mechanical beer pairings as well! We also talk about the new Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra, build an engine with Gizmos, and find the loudest bird in Songbirds. Our slack shares their 2019 gaming resolutions, and Danielle gets us ready for New Year’s with a beer primer on Biere de Champagne! Enjoy and we’ll see you back next year for our 2018 In Review!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:53 Games news bites

06:29 Kickstarter Updates

07:56 Kickstarter: Stonehenge and the Sun

13:19 Recent Plays: Songbirds

21:58 Recent Plays: Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra

34:35 Recent Plays: Gizmos

42:56 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

43:44 Six Pack Review: City of Gears

45:07 City of Gears: Gameplay Overview

50:45 City of Gears: Discussion

68:24 City of Gears: Final Thoughts

74:40 On Tap: City of Gears

78:00 The Beer Primer: Biere de Champagne

82:24 The Final Round: 2019 Gaming Resolutions

88:16 Next Episode’s Final Round

89:02 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/2018/91cityofgears

Dec 10, 2018

 

Draft Mechanic Episode #90: PAX Unplugged recap; Trellis on tap; The Stars Align; Drop It; Beer Dating; Jake Makes a Graph

Convention season is finally over! In this episode, Jake & Danielle are joined by Eric Buscemi of the Cardboard Hoard and Eric & Jake recap their visit to Philly for the year’s last big board gaming convention. We cover three new games that Jake picked up, including beer pairings for Trellis plus The Stars Align and Drop It! Danielle discusses how different breweries date their packaged offerings, and Jake makes a graph in the final round.

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:13 The End of Con Season

05:01 Kickstarter Updates

08:01 Kickstarter: Roll to the Top! Laminate

12:18 Kickstarter: The Final Flicktier

17:11 Kickstarter: The Art of De Architecturart

20:35 Recent Plays: The Stars Align

30:03 Recent Plays: Drop It!

37:39 Recent Plays: Trellis

48:36 On Tap: Trellis

55:30 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

56:18 PAX Unplugged Recap w/Eric Buscemi

93:10 Bottle/Can Dating for Beer

106:42 The Final Round: Jake Makes a Graph

116:33 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!

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/2018/90paxu

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