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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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Jun 24, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #103: We’re Doomed, Favorite Taprooms, Origins Recap

Today’s episode comes right from the source! Jake went to Origins, we talk up our favorite brewery taprooms, and there’s a selection of fresh new games! We pair beers with Board & Dice’s new butterfly-fluttering abstract Dust in the Wings, and review the fifteen minutes of pure absurdity called We’re Doomed from Breaking Games. Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:30 Mile High Game Guys interviewed Jake for some reason

04:38 Games News: BGG Gen Con GeekPreview

07:15 Kickstarter Updates

09:20 Kickstarter: The Refuge: Terror from the Deep

12:59 Kickstarter: Darwinauts

17:15 Recent Plays: Carcassonne fur 2

23:18 Recent Plays: Brikks

32:52 Recent Plays: Dust in the Wings

40:53 On Tap: Dust in the Wings

44:50 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

45:36 Six-Pack Review: We’re Doomed!

57:20 Jake’s Origins Recap

70:47 Six Pack: Our Favorite Taprooms

102:34 Final Round: What Makes a Great Taproom?

109:32 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/2019/103doomed

Jun 10, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #102: Variants: Uwe Rosenberg’s Puzzle Trilogy

Today we’re taking a look at not one, not two but three polyomino-based games from Uwe Rosenberg as we compare his Puzzle Trilogy: Cottage Garden, Indian Summer and Spring Meadow! Plus, we’ve got a few recent plays from years past - Reef stacks big chunky coral, Lotus grows beautiful flowers, and Scoville has the hottest pepper meeples this side of the Carolina Reaper. Enjoy all that plus more in today’s episode!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:39 Games News: Mystic Vale app, Cities: Skylines

08:46 Kickstarter Updates

11:03 Kickstarter: Fickle

13:44 Kickstarter: Remarkable Shops & their Wares

16:37 Recent Plays: Reef

22:16 Recent Plays: Lotus

29:55 Recent Plays: Scoville

38:00 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

38:48 Variants: Uwe Rosenberg’s Puzzle Trilogy

41:18 Variants: Cottage Garden overview

48:17 Variants: Indian Summer overview

57:21 Variants: Spring Meadow overview

68:08 Variants Discussion

86:23 On Tap: Those Three Games

93:02 Beer Segment: Homebrew Legalization

97:24 Final Round: What Makes a Game App Great?

110:25 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/2019/102puzzle

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