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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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Aug 26, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #108: Imhotep: The Duel

Hello there! It’s been a minute, but we’re back and ready to board game podcast. This one has games for all: one player, two player, three and four player, old, young, really that covers everything I think. But yeah! We’re talking about Imhotep: The Duel today - how does it translate to a two-player contest? We’ve got a smattering of new HABA content, some puzzles, and more ring stacking than you’d expect on a typical day with Moon Base. Dig in and enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:20 Beer News: ABInBev is shopping again

05:52 Kickstarter Updates

09:28 Kickstarter: Fiasco in a Box

12:20 Kickstarter: Sleeping Gods

22:06 Recent Plays: Blokus Puzzle

29:45 Recent Plays: Moon Base

38:58 Recent Plays: Wobble King

44:49 Recent Plays: Dragon’s Breath

52:11 On Tap: Dragon’s Breath

58:28 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

59:22 Six Pack Review: Imhotep The Duel

59:42 Imhotep The Duel: Gameplay Overview

65:26 Imhotep The Duel: Discussion

75:47 Imhotep The Duel: Final Thoughts

77:06 Hop Cultivation

85:06 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/2019/108imhotepduel

Aug 5, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #107: Gen Con 2019 Recaps

That was Gen Con - and this is the Gen Con recap! Look, I’m sorry, I’m not getting more specific with the timestamps below because then I’d have 100,000 entries. Wait - you actually look at those? Well. I guess. But you asked for it - we talk about a lot of games. Also, there’s two special guests on this episode! Hooray!

01:00 Thursday Recap Intro w/Shane!

04:11 Thundergryph Games - Hats, Rolling Ranch

06:46 Adam’s Apple Games - Thrive, Truck Off Roll-and-Write

11:24 Fowers Games - Burgle Bros 2

12:54 XYZ labs - Arch Ravelry

16:11 Funforge - Namiji

18:10 Junk Spirit Games - Battle of the Bards

19:35 Brain Games - Iron Forest, Pigasus

23:42 Karen Twelves’ Improv for Roleplayers class

26:17 Storm Chaser / Greater Than Games - Medium

31:05 HABA - Miyabi, Club der Tatzen

37:22 Blue Orange - Detective Club

41:05 Helvetiq - Kawaii

42:36 IDW - Tonari

45:00 RDTN strike tournament

46:15 Elf Creek Games - Honey Buzz

53:20 Friday Recap intro

55:17 Asmadi Games - 1001 Odysseys

59:44 Space Cowboys - T.I.M.E Stories Revolution ‘Damien’

69:42 Portal Games - Imperial Settlers Roll-and-Write

71:06 Good Games - Fluttering Souls

74:01 Resonym - Mechanica

79:33 Dire wolf digital - Raiders of the North Sea, Root, Sagrada digital, Clank Legacy

84:15 Board&Dice - Yedo Deluxe, Trismegistus, Escape Tales Low Memory

91:32 North Star Games’ Wits & Wagers Vegas Game Show

92:30 Renegade Games Studios Rally

95:12 Foxtrot - the Search for Planet X

97:22 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

98:26 Saturday Recap Intro w/Gates!

100:44 Z-Man Games - Noctiluca

102:35 HeidelBAR Games - Wordsmith, Decipher

106:24 HUB Games - Megacity: Oceania, Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr

111:35 Libellud - One Key

114:11 HUB Games - Flip Over Frog

115:35 Sizigi Studios - Cake Duel

117:10 Pandasaurus - Wayfinders

119:09 Gather Round Games - Schedule Simulator

122:05 Pandasaurus - Dead Man’s Cabal

128:08 Kuma’s Corner Burger Trip

130:34 Sunday Recap Intro

131:17 HUB Games - Flip Over Frog

133:48 HABA - Wobble King

135:55 Wrap-up and The Trip Home

138:29 Outro

140:12 Punchboard Media show ads

143:21 Level check

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/2019/107gencon19

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