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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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Oct 21, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #112: Tapestry, Escape Tales: Low Memory, Quacks of Quedlinburg expansion

We’ve got three heavy hitters in this episode! First, the hottest of the hot with Jamey Stegmaier’s new civilization game Tapestry as our lead feature. Second, the follow-up to our number one game of 2018 with Escape Tales: Low Memory. Third, the highly anticipated expansion to the Quacks of Quedlinburg, last year’s Kennerspiel des Jahres winner! Danielle continues on with her series on hops, specifically what they actually add to beer. And in our final round, we’re talking about game balance! So get in there!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:12 Kickstarter Updates

05:39 Kickstarter: Twain

08:24 Kickstarter: Fossilis

11:25 Kickstarter: Cosmic Colonies

13:37 Recent Plays: Quacks of Quedlinburg: The Herb Witches

27:00 Recent Plays: Escape Tales: Low Memory

45:38 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

46:30 Six Pack Review: Tapestry

47:16 Tapestry: Gameplay Overview

51:13 Tapestry: Discussion

78:51 Tapestry: Final Thoughts

82:55 On Tap: Tapestry

86:50 What do Hops Add to Beer?

94:50 Final Round: Game Balance

98:52 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/2019/112tapestry

Oct 8, 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #111: Welcome to Thematic Neighborhoods; The Search for Planet X; Slyville

It’s all about the future on Draft Mechanic 111! We’ve got a Kickstarter preview of The Search for Planet X, plus a look at Slyville coming at Essen from Hexy Studio. Our main feature is five (five!) new neighborhoods for Welcome To! And later in the show, we’re talking with Mark Kale, the organizer of our local board game con, MegaMooseCon about what it’s like to be headed into year four of the event. All this plus more, tune in!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:22 Games News: Castles of Burgundy’s New Look

06:24 Kickstarter Updates

08:15 Kickstarter: Dance Card!

10:38 Kickstarter: Camp Pinetop

12:54 Kickstarter: Arch Ravels

15:20 Kickstarter: Calico

16:44 Kickstarter Preview: The Search for Planet X

36:11 Recent Plays: Slyville

47:35 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

48:31 Feature Review: Welcome To Thematic Neighborhoods

55:17 Welcome To… Halloween

61:16 Welcome To… Outbreak

66:54 Welcome To… Doomsday

70:41 Welcome To… Winter Wonderland

73:10 Welcome To… Spring

78:50 Welcome To… Final Thoughts

79:50 On Tap: Welcome To… Thematic Neighborhoods

84:51 GABF 2019 Results

93:20 A round with Mark Kale, MegaMooseCon Founder

106:34 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/2019/111planetx

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