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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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Jul 29, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #106: The Hype List 2019! Gen Con 52 Preview

IT’S TIME, DEAR LISTENER. TIME TO EMBRACE THE HYPE. LET IT WASH OVER YOU. GEN CON IS HERE.

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:05 Gen Con Meetup Plans

07:02 Games News: Raiders of the North Sea digital!

08:10 Kickstarter Updates

10:36 Kickstarter: Chain Mail

13:32 Kickstarter: Chiseled: A Deck-Sculpting Game

16:11 Kickstarter: Smartphone, Inc

18:21 Initial Thoughts about Gen Con 2019

22:53 The Hype List 2019, Part One

51:33 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

52:40 The Hype List 2019, Part Two

72:41 Final Round & 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/2019/106hype19

Jul 22, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #105: Blue Lagoon

Ahh, hear that? The relaxing waves, the ocean crashing, yes, you’ve found yourself at a review of Blue Lagoon. It’ll be nice to relax a minute before we fall into the rapids of Gen Con! We’ve got Blue Lagoon on tap and in the review zone. We’ve got solo games with Proving Grounds and Aerion. We’ve got a massive flood of news and Kickstarters. And Jake went on the road for work a whole ton and gives mini-beer-traveler reviews of three cities. All that and more! Right now! Right here!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:40 Games News: Gen Con is HERE!

07:12 Games News: Gloomhaven Digital Edition

09:00 Games News: Luckyhammers gets the axe

10:23 Games News: Even More Villainous

11:30 Games News: Diana Jones Award Nods

13:34 Kickstarter Updates

16:22 Kickstarter: Pret-a-Porter 3E

18:32 Kickstarter: Dice Hospital Community Care

19:52 Kickstarter: Rush MD

22:32 Kickstarter: One Small Step

24:37 Kickstarter: Dice Throne Adventures

29:13 Recent Plays: Proving Grounds

43:01 Recent Plays: Aerion

52:58 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

54:03 Six Pack Review: Blue Lagoon

54:28 Blue Lagoon: Gameplay Overview

58:47 Blue Lagoon: Discussion

70:07 Blue Lagoon: Final Thoughts

72:05 On Tap: Blue Lagoon

75:56 Jake’s Beer Odyssey

101:05 Final Round & 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 our FOUR designs of Draft Mechanic T-Shirts 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/2019/105lagoon

Jul 8, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #104: 2018 Redux

There’s no better time to look back on a year than halfway through the next one! In our mid-year tradition, we take a second look at our Top Games lists of the previous year and discuss how they’ve changed since January. There’s new games, moved games and all sorts of movement on the list! We’ve got a kickstarter preview of The Alwaysgreen Garden, plus a fresh batch of recent plays as well. Enjoy and we’ll see you back in two weeks for another round!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:00 Games News: BGG’s Convention Tools

04:52 Kickstarter Updates

07:13 Kickstarter: Classy Dice Buddies Part 1

08:20 Kickstarter: BoardGameTables.com Bags & Calendar

12:51 Kickstarter: The Isle of Cats

14:53 Kickstarter: The Alwaysgreen Garden

26:45 Recent Plays: Shikoku

38:05 Recent Plays: Navegador

51:23 Recent Plays: The Hearmees

59:32 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

60:35 2018 Redux: Superlative Categories

67:27 2018 Redux: Top 10 Games Re-Lists

96:00 Recent Beer Legislation News

104:18 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/2019/104redux

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