#86: Legacy of Dragonholt

Draft Mechanic Episode #86: Legacy of Dragonholt six-pack, Catch the Moon on tap, Dreams of Tomorrow preview, River Dragons, and Beer Primer: Rauchbier

Kickstarter: 
Dreams of Tomorrrow (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Lovelace & Babbage (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Dreams of Tomorrow
2019, Weird Giraffe Games
Designer: Phillip Falcon Perry
Artist: James Masino
(Kickstarter)

River Dragons
2000, Matagot
Designer: Roberto Fraga
Artist: Pierô, Guillaume Rohmer, Cyril Saint Blancat

Catch the Moon
2017, Bombyx
Designer: Fabien Riffaud, Juan Rodriguez
Artist: Emmanuel Malin

On Tap:
Catch the Moon
2017, Bombyx
Designer: Fabien Riffaud, Juan Rodriguez
Artist: Emmanuel Malin
    Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co "Good Night Moon"; Worchester, MA, USA
    11% ABV.
    Imperial Porter with Chilean coffee conditioned on Venezuelan cacao nibs.

    •Hop Butcher for the World "Destination Moon"; Chicago, IL, USA
    7.5% ABV.
    Double IPA with Simcoe, Chinook, & Mosaic hops

    •Grove Roots Brewing "Slanted Ladders"; Winter Haven, FL, USA
    5.8% ABV, 52 IBU.
    White pale ale with Citra hops.

    •Honest Weight Artisan Beers "Sky Ladder"; Orange, MA, USA
    4.6% ABV.
    American IPA dry-hopped with Simcoe, Mosaic, & Galaxy hops.

    •BC Tree Fruits Cider Co. "Broken Ladder"; Kelowna, BC, Canada
    5.2% ABV.
    Cider. Comes in 3 varieties: Apples, Apples & Hops, and Pears & Peaches.

Six Pack Review:
Legacy of Dragonholt
2017, Fantasy Flight Games
Designer: Nikki Valens, Daniel Clark (I), Tim Flanders, Annie VanderMeer Mitsoda, Greg Spyridis
Artist: Alex Aparin, Jacob Atienza, Jared Blando, Anna Christenson, Amanda Duarte, David Griffith, Jaime Martinez, Sandara Tang Sin Yun

Beer Primer: Rauchbier
All About Beer - Smoked Beer
Rauchbier: The German Smoked Lager That Never Evolved

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:18 Upcoming appearance on Game All Nite

04:19 Castles of Burgundy goes Digital

09:28 Kickstarter Updates

11:15 Kickstarter: Lovelace & Babbage

16:00 KS Preview: Dreams of Tomorrow

31:27 Recent Plays: River Dragons

39:17 Recent Plays: Catch the Moon

47:39 On Tap: Catch the Moon

50:36 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

51:26 Six Pack Review: Legacy of Dragonholt

51:58 Legacy of Dragonholt: Overview

56:12 Legacy of Dragonholt: Discussion

75:30 Legacy of Dragonholt: Final Thoughts

77:57 The Beer Primer: Rauchbier

84:04 Outro

#85: Most Wanted

Draft Mechanic Episode #85: Most Wanted Six Pack Review & On Tap, Homebrewers, Istanbul: The Dice Game, Great American Beer Festival 2018 Winners, & Surprisingly Good (& Bad) Player Counts

Jake & Danielle on Gumbo Live!

Kickstarter: 
Project L (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Something Is Wrong Here (Kickstarter)
Homebrewers (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Homebrewers
2019, Greater Than Games (Dice Hate Me Games)
Designer: Matthew O'Malley, Ben Rosset
Artist: SaRae Henderson, Adam Rebottaro
(Kickstarter)

Bandido
2016, Helvetiq
Designer: Martin Nedergaard Andersen
Artist: Lucas Guidetti Perez

Istanbul: The Dice Game
2018, Alderac Entertainment Group
Designer: Rüdiger Dorn
Artist: Andreas Resch

Six Pack Review:
Most Wanted
2018, North Star Games
Designer: Dominic Crapuchettes, Ken Gruhl, Quentin Weir
Artist: Andy Barry, Ben Goldman, Naomi Stanton-Gullak
(Supposedly additional cities page but as of posting the site isn’t up yet)

On Tap:
Most Wanted
2018, North Star Games
Designer: Dominic Crapuchettes, Ken Gruhl, Quentin Weir
Artist: Andy Barry, Ben Goldman, Naomi Stanton-Gullak
    •Great Basin Brewing Co. "Outlaw Milk Stout"; Sparks, NV, USA
    5.2% ABV, 20 IBU.
    English style stout with lactose.

    •Brouwerij Alvinne "Wild West"; West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
    6% ABV.
    Collaboration with Stillwater Artisanal (<-flashing color warning). Red wine barrel-aged golden sour with.

    •Blackjack Beers "Four Of A Kind"; Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
    6.2% ABV.
    American IPA with Cascade, Centennial, Chinook & Columbus hops.

    •Lonerider Brewing Company "Shotgun Betty"; Raleigh, NC, USA
    5.8% ABV, 12 IBU.
    Hefeweizen.

    •Bosque Brewing Co. "Pistol Pete’s 1888"; Albuquerque, NM, USA
    4.8% ABV, 20 IBU.
    Blonde ale.

Great American Beer Festival 2018:
Winners - Sortable List
Winners - PDF List

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:50 Jake & Danielle on Gumbo Live!

03:17 News: BGG Essen Geek Preview tops 1000

05:55 Kickstarter Updates

07:51 Kickstarter: Project L

13:56 Kickstarter: Something is Wrong Here

16:00 KS Preview: Homebrewers

30:34 Recent Plays: Bandido

37:11 Recent Plays: Istanbul, The Dice Game

51:19 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

52:09 Six Pack Review: Most Wanted

52:35 Most Wanted: Gameplay Rundown

56:07 Most Wanted: Discussion

66:27 Most Wanted: ‘Hidden Treasure’ Discussion

78:03 Most Wanted: Final Thoughts

78:53 On Tap: Most Wanted

82:31 Great American Beer Festival 2018

89:49 Final Round: Player Count Surprises

94:44 Outro


#84: Three Years / The Ultimate CarcaZone

Draft Mechanic #84: Three Year Anniversary!, The Ultimate CarcaZone, Into the Black Forest, Spirits of the Wild, Carcassonne Expansions on Tap, Favorite Games from the Last 3 Years

Kickstarter: 
The Artemis Project (BGG) (Kickstarter)
The Jasper Board Gaming Table (Kickstarter)
Homebrewers (BGG) (Kickstarter - Launches 9/18)

Recent Plays:
Into the Black Forest
2018, Green Couch Games
Designer: Jason Slingerland
Artist: Darryl Jones
(Kickstarter)

Spirits of the Wild
2018, mattel
Designer: Nick Hayes
Artist: Syd Weiler

The Ultimate CarcaZONE (in that it’s cool, not that it’s the last one):

Carcassonne
2000, Hans im Glück/Rio Grande Games (Z-Man Games is now the English publisher for all)
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 1: Inns & Cathedrals
2002, Hans im Glück/Rio Grande Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 2: Traders & Builders
2003, Hans im Glück/Rio Grande Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 3: The Princess & The Dragon
2005, Hans im Glück/Rio Grande Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 4: The Tower
2006, Hans im Glück/Rio Grande Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 5: Abbey & Mayor
2007, Hans im Glück/Rio Grande Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 6: Count, King, & Robber
2007, Hans im Glück/2008, Rio Grande Games (as part of Big Box 2)/2013, Z-Man Games (English Standalone)
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 8: Bridges, Castles, & Bazaars
2010, Hans im Glück/2011, Rio Grande Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 9: Hills & Sheep
2014, Hans im Glück/Z-Man Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Manfred Keller, Doris Matthäus, Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

Carcassonne Expansion 10: Under the Big Top
2017, Hans im Glück/Z-Man Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams

On Tap:
Inns & Cathedrals
    •Plain Ales "Inncognito"; Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, England
    4.8% ABV.
    Port stout.

    •Holy Mountain Brewing "Cathedral"; Seattle, WA, USA
    5.2% ABV.
    Kolsch-style ale with Hallertau Blanc & Nelson Sauvin hops.
Traders & Builders
    •Unibroue "Trader Joe’s Vintage Ale"; Chambly, QC, Canada
    9.2% ABV.
    Belgian strong dark ale.

    •Mikkeller Brewing San Diego "Building Blocks"; San Diego, CA, USA
    5.4% ABV.
    Unfiltered kellerbier brewed with Saaz & Hallertau hops.
Princess & Dragon
    •Denver Beer Co. "Princess Yum Yum Raspberry"; Denver, CO, USA
    4.8% ABV.
    Kolsch-style ale fermented with raspberries

    •Dogfish Head Craft Brewing "Dragons & YumYums"; Milton, DE, USA
    6.5% ABV, 25 IBU.
    Tart pale ale w/dragonfruit, yumberry, passion fruit, pear juice, and black carrot juice.
The Tower
    •Off Grid Ales "High Tower Double IPA"; Harvey, NB, Canada
    7.8% ABV, 60 IBU.
    Double IPA with honey.
Abbey & Mayor
    •Brouwerij De Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren "Trappist Westvleteren 12"; Westvleteren, West-Vlaanderen Belgium
    10.2% ABV, 38 IBU.
    Belgian quad.

    •Citizen Cider "The Dirty Mayor"; Burlington, VT, USA
    5.2% ABV.
    Cider with ginger and lemon.
Count, King, & Robber
    •Grimm Brothers Brewhouse "The Count"; Loveland, CO, USA
    12% ABV.
    Bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout.

    •Jester King Brewery "Noble King"; Austin, TX, USA
    5.9% ABV.
    Unspiced farmhouse ale brewed with organic noble hops and wild yeast.

    •Blue Blood Brewing Company "Robbers Cave Series"; Lincoln, NE, USA
    Variable ABV & IBU.
    Monthly special release series.
The Catapult
    •Mortalis Brewing Company "Catapult"; Avon, NY, USA
    6.9% ABV.
    American IPA with very little information.
Bridges, Castles, & Bazaars
    •16 Mile Brewing Company "Bridge Brown IPA"; Georgetown, DE, USA
    6% ABV.
    Brown IPA.

    •Castle Danger Brewery "Castle Cream Ale"; Two Harbors, MN, USA
    5.5% ABV.
    Sessionable cream ale.

    •Brekeriet Beer AB "Bazar Special"; Landskrona, Skane, Sweden
    5.3% ABV.
    Berliner weisse with passion fruit and dry hopped with Mosaic hops.
Hills & Sheep
    •Steel String Brewery "Up On the Hill"; Carrboro, NC, USA
    4.5% ABV.
    Hazy session IPA.

    •Braukollektiv "Dolly IPA"; Freiberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    6.9% ABV, 52 IBU.
    American IPA brewed with Amarillo & Simcoe Hops.
Under the Big Top
    •Big Top Brewing Company "Circus City IPA"; Sarasota, FL, USA
    6.8% ABV, 68 IBU.
    Hazy English IPA.

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:45 News: Renegade picks up another Kickstarter

05:52 Kickstarter Updates

07:09 Kickstarter: The Artemis Project

08:52 Kickstarter: The Jasper Board Gaming Table

13:09 Kickstarter: Homebrewers

15:31 KS Preview: Into the Black Forest

25:17 Recent Plays: Spirits of the Wild

39:38 Grey Fox Games Spot: A year of GFG

40:25 Feature: The Ultimate CarcaZone

41:54 CarcaZone: Base & River I

44:32 CarcaZone: #1: Inns & Cathedrals

47:57 CarcaZone: #2: Traders & Builders

53:16 CarcaZone: #3: The Princess & The Dragon

61:20 CarcaZone: #4: The Tower

67:22 CarcaZone: #5: Abbey and Mayor

76:08 CarcaZone: #6: Count, King & Robber

85:29 CarcaZone: #8: Bridges, Castles & Bazaars

92:45 CarcaZone: #9: Hills & Sheep

96:33 CarcaZone: #10: Under the Big Top

107:47 On Tap: Carcassonne Expansions

123:56 State of the Podcast, Year 3 Recap

126:20 Final Round: Favorite games from the last 3 years

132:08 Outro

#83: Space Base

Draft Mechanic Episode #83: Space Base Six Pack Review, Team UP! On Tap, Bad Maps Kickstarter Preview, Carcassonne: The Dice Game, Scarabya, Tea in Beer, and Games that Took Over Your Life.

Kickstarter: 
Infamous (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Bad Maps (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Carcassonne: The Dice Game

2011, Rio Grande Games
Designer: Olivier Lamontagne, Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Olivier Lamontagne, Klaus-Jürgen Wrede

Scarabya
2018, Blue Orange Games
Designer: Bruno Cathala, Ludovic Maublanc
Artist: Sylvain Aublin

On Tap:
Team UP!
2018, Helvetiq
Designer: Hadi Barkat, Sébastien Pauchon
    Otto's Pub & Brewery "Pallet Jack Pale Ale"; State College, PA, USA
    6.1% ABV.
    Pale ale brewed with Belgian yeast and Northern Brewer & Simcoe hops.

    •Charles Towne Fermentory "Pallet Rider"; Charleston, SC, USA
    8.2% ABV, 81 IBU.
    Double IPA with notes of cantaloupe,melon, peach and resin.

    •Door County Brewing Co. "Pallet Jack Cruiser"; Baileys Harbour, WI,  USA
    4.5% ABV.
    Unfiltered session IPA with Azacca & Citra Hops.

    •Barley Brown's Beer "Pallet Jack IPA"; Baker City, OR, USA
    7.2% ABV, 72 IBU.
    Northwest-style IPA with citrus/tropical and pine flavors.

    •Barley Brown's Beer "Forklift IIPA"; Baker City, OR, USA
    9% ABV, 90 IBU.
    Imperial Pallet Jack brewed w/Simcoe, Columbus, Citra, Chinook, Amarillo & Ahtanum hops.

    • Show Notes Exclusive (ie: I could have sworn this was in the On Tap but nope):
    Drygate Brewing Co. "Disco Forklift Truck"; Glasgow, Scotland
    5.1% ABV.
    Pale ale brewed with Mango.

Six Pack Review:
Space Base
2018, Alderac Entertainment Group
Designer: John D. Clair
Artist: Chris Walton

Tea In Beer:
All About Beer Magazine: Tea: An Untapped Beer Ingredient?
Beer Advocate: Reading the Leaves: Do Tea Beers Have a Bright Future?
-Meghan's Recommendations:

-Danielle's Additional Recommendations:

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:19 News: Stonemaier Games’ BtCoMKL

06:59 Kickstarter Updates

08:16 Kickstarter: Infamous (Eagle-Gryphon)

13:11 KS Preview: Bad Maps (Floodgate)

23:15 Recent Plays: Carcassonne The Dice Game

29:47 Recent Plays: Scarabya

41:24 Recent Plays: Team UP!

47:27 On Tap: Team UP!

50:19 Grey Fox Games Spot: Gunnar Goes to Mars

51:27 Six Pack Review: Space Base

51:55 Space Base: Gameplay Rundown

56:37 Space Base: Discussion

80:22 Space Base: Final Thoughts

83:06 Brewing Beer with Tea

93:41 Final Round: Games that Take Over your Life

97:56 New WDYPTW podcasts The Shuffle / Patrick & Eric

98:57 Outro

#82: Randowriters

Draft Mechanic Episode #82: Qwinto, Dice Stars, Can't Stop Express, Roll To The Top!, Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition, Ganz Schön Clever, La Granja: No Siesta!, Welcome To... On Tap, Beer Primer: Kölsch, and Quick Games for New Board Game Meetup Attendees

MegaMooseCon 2018! August 24th - 26th at the Gateway Conference Center, Richburg SC

Kickstarter: 
Adrift: Lost At Sea (Kickstarter)
Bargain Quest 2nd Printing & Black Market Expansion (BGG) (Expansion BGG) (Kickstarter)

Randowriters:
Qwinto

2015, Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag /2018, Pandasaurus Games
Designer: Bernhard Lach, Uwe Rapp
Artist: Oliver Freudenreich 

Dice Stars
2016, Matagot / 2017, WizKids
Designer: Bruno Cathala, Ludovic Maublanc
Artist: Sabrina Tobal 

Can't Stop Express
2017, Eagle-Gryphon Games
Designer: Sid Sackson

Roll To The Top!
2018, Cwali
Designer: Peter Joustra, Corné van Moorsel
Artist:  Steven Tu
www.rolltothetop.com

Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition
2018, Horrible Games/CMON Limited
Designer: Hjalmar Hach, Lorenzo Silva
Artist: Marta Tranquilli 

Ganz Schön Clever
2018, Schmidt Spiele
Designer: Wolfgang Warsch
Artist: Leon Schiffer

La Granja: No Siesta
2016, Stronghold Games
Designer: Andreas "ode." Odendahl
Artist: Harald Lieske

On Tap:
Welcome To...
2018, Deep Water Games/Blue Cocker Games
Designer: Benoit Turpin
Artist: Anne Heidsieck
    Perennial Artisan Ales "Suburban Beverage"; St. Louis, MO, USA
    4.2% ABV.
    Gose with Valencia oranges, Key limes, and Meyer lemons.

    •Simple Roots Brewing Company "Good Neighbor IPA"; Burlington, VT, USA
    6.5% ABV.
    IPA brewed with Mosaic & Citra hops.

    •5 Paddles Brewing Company "Home Sweet Home"; Whitby, ON, Canada
    5.5% ABV, 29 IBU.
    Wheat beer brewed with vanilla and honey malt.

    •Bellwoods Brewery "White Picket Fence"; Toronto, ON, Canada
    6.4% ABV.
    Foeder-aged saison.

    •Bell's Brewery "Pooltime Ale"; Kalamazoo, MI, USA
    5% ABV.
    Wheat alre brewed with Michigan cherry juice.

Beer Primer: Kölsch:
All About Beer Magazine - Stylistically Speaking: Kölsch

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

06:11 News: Discover: Lands Unknown

13:38 Kickstarter Updates

14:55 Kickstarter: Adrift, Lost at Sea

17:55 Kickstarter: Bargain Quest

20:48 About Randowriters

22:34 Randowriters: Qwinto

32:30 Randowriters: Dice Stars

42:15 Randowriters: Can’t Stop Express

54:31 Randowriters: Roll to the Top

66:29 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

67:17 Randowriters: Railroad Ink (Blazing Red Edition)

79:59 Randowriters: Ganz Schon Clever

95:09 Randowriters: La Granja No Siesta!

110:37 Randowriters: Welcome to…

128:05 On Tap: Welcome to…

130:52 Beer Primer: Kolsch

136:36 Final Round: Quick-playing games for new game night attendees

141:06 Outro