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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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Apr 22, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #99: Hero Realms v Star Realms

It’s the last two-digit episode of Draft Mechanic, and we’re sizing up a pair of deck builders in our Variants feature of Hero Realms and Star Realms! We talk about Bosk, the latest from Floodgate Games, go 15 years back to St. Petersburg, and dive into the Gold Rush in the CarcaZone. Danielle talks about uses for spent grain from the brewing process in the beer segment, and today’s Kickstarters are 70% Mars. Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:49 Episode 100 Plans!

04:53 Kickstarter Updates

07:01 Kickstarter: Terraforming Mars: Turmoil

15:44 Kickstarter: On Mars

20:28 Kickstarter: Anachrony: Fractures of Time

23:44 Kickstarter: Doublesix Dice

25:31 Recent Plays: Bosk

37:18 Recent Plays: St. Petersburg

45:52 Recent Plays: Carcassonne: Gold Rush

65:59 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

66:52 Variants: Hero Realms v. Star Realms

67:53 Variants Gameplay Overview

71:06 Variants Discussion

90:47 Variants Final Thoughts

92:58 On Tap: Hero Realms

98:21 Using Spent Grain

95:47 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/2019/99herorealms

Apr 1, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #98: Otys

Sometimes, you’re able to dig up a gem - and we’ve gone sea-floor salvaging to pull up today’s review of Otys. The Kickstarter wave continues to crest and we’ve got a preview of Freshwater Fly; and in recent plays it’s Pikoko, plus an odd detour into the CarcaZone with The Ark of the Covenant. Jake also recaps his trip through Augusta, GA in this episode’s Beer Traveler segment, and we’ve got a special report on Unpub from friend of the show Will!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:06 The Geekway Bottle Share

04:30 Stone v Keystone

06:51 Kickstarter Updates

08:07 Kickstarter: Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down

10:40 Kickstarter: Gartenbau

14:39 Kickstarter: TC Petty III’s Handsome

17:45 Kickstarter Preview: Freshwater Fly

28:36 Recent Plays: Ark of the Covenant

38:01 Recent Plays: Pikoko

46:38 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

47:33 Six Pack Review: Otys

47:55 Otys: Gameplay Overview

54:00 Otys: Discussion

73:16 Otys: Final Thoughts

75:21 On Tap: Otys

79:10 The Beer Traveler: Augusta GA

92:10 Will’s Unpub Report

117:39 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/2019/98otys

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