#70: Kitchen Rush

Draft Mechanic Episode #70: Kitchen Rush Six Pack Review and  On Tap, T.I.M.E. Stories: Santo Tomas de Aquino, Clank!: Sunken Treasures, Crossfire, 13 Chefs, the Cicerone certification program, and job simulation games

2017 BoardGameGeek Golden Geek Winners

Bad Medicine: Second Opinion (Kickstarter) (BGG)
Robin Hood and the Merry Men (Kickstarter) (BGG)

Recent Plays:
T.I.M.E. Stories: Santo Tomas de Aquino
2017, Space Cowboys
Designer: Ulric Maes
Artist: Pascal Quidault

Clank!: Sunken Treasures
2017, Renegade Game Studios
Designer: Paul Dennen
Artists:  Ralph Beisner, Raul Ramos, Nate Storm

2017, Plaid Hat Games
Designer: Emerson Matsuuchi
Artist: Jen Zee

13 Chefs
2017, Artipia Games
Designer: Victor Amanatidis
Artists:  Gong Studios

Six-Pack Review:
Kitchen Rush
2017, Artipia Games
Designer:  Vangelis Bagiartakis, Dávid Turczi
Artist: Gong Studios 

On Tap:
Kitchen Rush
2017, Artipia Games
Designer:  Vangelis Bagiartakis, Dávid Turczi
Artist: Gong Studios 

    Big Spruce Brewing "Kitchen Party Pale Ale"; Nyanza, NS, Canada
    5.8% ABV, 33 IBU
    Dry hopped pale ale.

    •Brewheadz "Kitchen Porter"; London, England
    5.2% ABV, 30 IBU.
    American robust porter.

    •Maine Beer Company "Dinner"; Freeport, ME, USA
    8.2% ABV, 70 IBU
    Double dry hopped double IPA.

    •Brokreacja "The Waiter"; Krakow, Poland
    5.2% ABV, 30 IBU
    Chocolate milk stout.

    •Bootstrap Brewing "Insane Rush IPA"; Niwot, CO, USA
    7.2% ABV, 51 IBU.
    American IPA.

    •Beer'd Brewing Company "Too Many Cooks"; Stonington, CT, USA
    9.6% ABV, 68 IBU
    Fruity double IPA.

Cicerone Certification Program:
US Certified Beer Server Syllabus

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro

02:43 News: Plan B buys Tric Trac

05:58 News: BGG Golden Geek Awards

11:32 Kickstarter Updates

12:14 Kickstarter: Bad Medicine

13:31 Kickstarter: Robin Hood and the Merry Men

15:35 Recent Plays: TIME Stories: Santo Tomas de Aquino

22:45 Recent Plays: Clank! Sunken Treasures

28:31 Recent Plays: Crossfire

33:00 Recent Plays: 13 Chefs

36:33 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

37:32 Six Pack Review: Kitchen Rush

38:12 Kitchen Rush: Gameplay Overview

40:58 Kitchen Rush: Discussion

66:55 Kitchen Rush: Final Thoughts

67:51 On Tap: Kitchen Rush

72:25 The Cicerone program

79:15 The Final Round: Job Simulator board games

82:35 Outro

#69: Gaming on the Go

Draft Mechanic Episode #69: Gaming on the Go, Island Hopper On Tap, Ponzi Scheme, The Palace of Mad King Ludwig, and Tips for Traveling With or To Beer

The Big Score (Kickstarter) (BGG)
Edge of Darkness (Kickstarter) (BGG)
City of Gears (Kickstarter) (BGG)
Tantrum House Season 5 (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Ponzi Scheme
2016, Tasty Minstrel Games
Designer: Jesse Li
Artist: Chih-Fan Chen

The Palace of Mad King Ludwig
2017, Bézier Games
Designer: Ted Alspach
Artists:  Jason Boles, Stephanie Gustafsson  

On Tap:
Island Hopper
2017, Eagle-Gryphon Games
Designer: Scott Almes
Artist: Kwanchai Moriya

    Shenanigans Brewing Co. "Flight Path"; Enmore, Sydney, Australia
    6% ABV, 25 IBU
    Dunkel lager with American hops and local coffee beans.

    •Propeller Bier "Turbo Prop"; Bad Laasphe, Germany
    6.5% ABV, 35 IBU.
    Imperial Pilsner with late addition Citra hops.

    •101 Cider House "Island Hopper"; Westlake Village, CA, USA
    6.5% ABV.
    Sour cider with guava, passionfruit, and Citra hops .

    •Cairn Brewing "Seaplane IPA"; Kenmore, WA, USA
    6% ABV, 65 IBU
    Northwest style IPA.

    •Thimble Island Brewing Company "Island Hopper"Series; Branford, CT, USA
    "Reel" - IPA, 8% ABV, 62 IBU
    "Money" - IPA, 8% ABV, 79 IBU
    "Cut In Two" - IPA, 8% ABV, 40 IBU

Gaming travel accessories:
Quiver Card Case
Gamefolio Board Game travel cases

Six Pack of Our Favorite Board Game Apps:
Patchwork (iOS) (Google Play)
Race for the Galaxy (iOS) (Google Play)
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival (iOS) (Google Play)
Potion Explosion (iOS) (Google Play)
Jaipur (iOS) (Google Play)
Star Realms (iOS) (Google Play)

Traveling With/To Beer:
Southwest Airlines
Wine Check (Amazon)
Bottle Bubble (1 bottle) (2 bottles)
Beer Advocate: Places

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro

03:00 News Bits: Expansions!

10:29 Tantrum House & TantrumCon

12:37 Kickstarter Updates

13:09 Kickstarter: The Big Score

14:29 Kickstarter: Edge of Darkness

20:46 Recent Plays: Ponzi Scheme

33:14 Recent Plays: The Palace of Mad King Ludwig

43:32 Recent Plays: Island Hopper

55:06 On Tap: Island Hopper

58:44 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

59:42 Gaming on the Go!

70:40 Our Six Favorite Board Game Apps

84:36 Traveling with Beer

91:45 The Final Round: Gaming on the Go

98:24 Outro

#68: Agra

Draft Mechanic Episode #68: High Gravity Review of Agra, 7 Ronin, Flee the Scene, and Beer Primer: Bocks including Maibocks, Doppelbocks, & Eisbocks

Fields of Green: Grand Fair (Kickstarter) (BGG)
Page Quest: Season 1 (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
7 Ronin
2013, Badger's Nest / 2016, Grey Fox Games
Designer:   Marek Mydel, Piotr Stankiewicz
Artist:   Aleksander Karcz

Flee the Scene
2015, Garphill Games
Designer:  Shem Phillips
Artists:  Krzysztof Maziarz, Shem Phillips 

Beer Primer: Bocks:
Bock to Basics - All About Beer Magazine
Bock, Doppelbock, Maibock, & Eisbock - Vinpair

-New Glarus Brewing Company "Uff-Da" - New Glarus, WI, USA
-Rip Current Brewing "Breakline Bock" - San Marcos, CA, USA

-Auinger Privatbrauerei "Celebrator" - Aying, Germany
-Troegs Independent Brewing "Troegenator" - Hershey, PA, USA
-Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG "Salvator" - Munich, Germany

-Rogue Ales & Spirits "Dead Guy Ale" - Newport, OR, USA

-Schneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn "Aventinus Eisbock" - Kelheim, Bavaria, Germany
-Kuhnhenn Brewing Company "Raspberry Eisbock" - Warren, MI, USA
-If you ever get to watch it in Esquire Network's BrewDogs Season 3 Episode 6 (Grand Rapids) they brew an eisbock with Founders Brewing.

High Gravity Review:
2017, Quined Games
Designer: Michael Keller (II)
Artist:   Michael Menzel

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro

02:27 News Bits

07:42 Kickstarter: Updates from Last Episode

08:40 Kickstarter: Fields of Green “Grand Fair” Expansion

12:48 Kickstarter: Page Quest Season 1 / A4 Quest

15:20 Recent Plays: 7 Ronin

28:04 Recent Plays: Flee the Scene

34:24 The Beer Primer: Bocks

49:38 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

50:47 High Gravity Review: Agra

52:21 Agra: Gameplay Overview

59:45 Agra: Discussion

106:14 Agra: Final Thoughts

108:28 The Final Round: Heavy Games

116:53 Outro

#67: Expandapalooza

Draft Mechanic Episode #67: Scythe: The Wind Gambit, Terraforming Mars: Venus Next, Tash Kalar: Arena of Legends - Nethervoid & Etherweave, Beer Primer: Milk Stouts, & the Final Round: Essential Expansions

Endeavor: Age of Sail (Kickstarter) (BGG
Herbalism (Kickstarter) (BGG
The Art of Tokaido (Kickstarter)

Tash Kalar: Arena of Legends - Nethervoid
2015, Czech Games Edition
Designer: Vlaada Chvátil
Artist: David Cochard, Claire Wendling 

Tash Kalar: Arena of Legends - Etherweave
2017, Czech Games Edition
Designer: Vlaada Chvátil, Dávid Turczi
Artist: David Cochard, Jakub Politzer

Scythe: The Wind Gambit
2017, Stonemaier Games
Designer: Kai Starck, Jamey Stegmaier
Artists:  Jakub Rozalski 

On Tap:

Terraforming Mars: Venus Next
2017, FryxGames/Stronghold Games
Designer: Jacob Fryxelius
Artist: Isaac Fryxelius

On Tap:

Beer Primer: Milk Stouts
All About Beer - Milk Stouts
Sweet Stouts: The Creamy Confection Better Known As Milk Stout

Section Timestamps:

00:55 Show Intro

03:13 News Bits

05:07 Upcoming: Clank “The Mummy’s Curse”

08:05 Upcoming: Great Western Trail “Rails to the North”

10:52 Kickstarter: Endeavor, Age of Sail

13:40 Kickstarter: Herbalism (Deep Water Games launch)

15:29 Kickstarter: The Art of Tokaido

17:41 Expandapalooza: Tash Kalar “Nethervoid” and “Etherweave” expansions

31:16 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship spot

32:26 Expandapalooza: Scythe “The Wind Gambit” expansion

45:40 On Tap: Scythe “Invaders from Afar” and “The Wind Gambit”

50:26 Expandapalooza: Terraforming Mars “Venus Next” expansion

62:16 On Tap: Terraforming Mars “Venus Next”

63:56 The Beer Primer: Milk Stouts

69:41 Final Round: Essential Expansions

82:12 Outro

#66: Fog of Love

Draft Mechanic Episode #66: Fog of Love Six Pack Review &On Tap, Favelas, Illimat, Great Western Trail, Low Alcohol Beer, & 2018 Gaming Challenges

Dark Flight Tokyo Series 1 (Kickstarter) (BGG Jidohanbaiki) (BGG Metro) (BGG Jutaku)

Recent Plays:
2017,  WizKids
Designer:  Chris Bryan
Artist:   Kwanchai Moriya

Great Western Trail
2016, eggertspiele/Stronghold Games
Designer:  Alexander Pfister
Artists: Andreas Resch

2017, Twogether Studios
Designer:  Keith Baker
Artist:   Carson Ellis

Six-Pack Review:
Fog of Love
2017, Hush Hush Projects
Designer: Jacob Jaskov
Artist:   Mike Højgaard, Lotte M. Klixbüll Jaskov

On Tap:
Fog of Love
2017, Hush Hush Projects
Designer: Jacob Jaskov
Artist:   Mike Højgaard, Lotte M. Klixbüll Jaskov

    Midnight Sun Brewing Company "Modern Romance"; Anchorage, AK, USA
    9.3% ABV, 37 IBU
    Spiced strong chocolate ale.

    •Superstition Meadery "Date Night"; Prescott, AZ, USA
    13% ABV.
    Oak barrelled chocolate mead.

    •Dogfish Head Craft Brewery "Romantic Chemistry"; Milton, DE, USA
    7.2% ABV, 40 IBU
    Mango, apricot, & ginger IPA.

    •Martin House Brewing Company "True Love"; Fort Worth, TX, USA
    5.2% ABV, 4 IBU
    Kettle-soured ale with raspberries.

    •Stillwater Artisanal Ales "Of Love & Regret"; Baltimore, MD, USA
    7.2% ABV
    Belgian saison representing the brewers' interpretation of spring.


Section Timestamps:


01:00 Show Housekeeping

03:13 Upcoming Conventions

04:18 Kickstarter: Tokyo Series, Pat 1

08:59 Recent Plays: Favelas

16:41 Recent Plays: Illimat

23:54 Recent Plays: Great Western Trail

34:50 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship spot

35:42 Six Pack Review: Fog of Love

36:20 Fog of Love: Gameplay Overview

44:53 Fog of Love: Discussion

68:08 Fog of Love: Final Thoughts

70:51 On Tap: Fog of Love

74:11 Low-Alcohol Beer

82:12 Final Round: Your 2018 Gaming Challenges

91:48 Outro