Draft Mechanic Episode #12: Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy, Bloody Inn, Six-pack review of New Dawn, The Manhattan Project on tap.
BOOOM! It’s a new Draft Mechanic, coming in hot! Today we talk about recent plays of Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy and the Bloody Inn. We blast off into deep space with a six-pack review of New Dawn from Artipia and Stronghold Games. Our on-tap game this week is The Manhattan Project and we’ve got four explosively excellent brews to pair it up with. We’ll round this episode with a discussion of the eruption of flavored variants of beers and games. So sit back, relax, grab a pint and enjoy the show!
Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy
2013, Portal Games. 1-4 players. 60 minutes.
Designers: Michiel Hendricks
Card drafting, hand management, worker placement, generational family making
The Bloody Inn
2015, Pearl Games. 1-4 players. 30-60 minutes.
Designers: Nicholas Robert. Art by Weberson Santiago
Hand management, cards with multiple uses, murderin'
2014, Artipia Games/Stronghold Games (2015). 2-4 players. 90-120 minutes.
Designers: Konstantinos Kokkinis & Sotirios Tsantilas
Area control, tile placement, variable player powers, 4X-lite
The Manhattan Project
2012, Minion Games. 2-5 players. 120 minutes.
Designer: Brandon Tibettes
Worker placement, resource collection, card drafting, boomin'
- Wiseacre Brewing Co "Tiny Bomb" American Pilsner. Memphis, TN. 4.5% ABV, 35 IBU
Ninkasi Brewing "Allies Win the War" Strong ale. Eugene, OR. 8.5% ABV. 52 IBU
RJ Rockers "Strawberry Bomber" Strawberry wheat ale. Spartanburg SC. 5.8% ABV, 16 IBU
Defiant Brewing "Weapons Grade" Imperial IPA. Pearl River, NY. 9.0% ABV, ?? IBU
If you are looking for The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction kickstarter we mentioned, there's a link to check it out. It is funding through Thu, Feb 4 2016 11:00 PM EST.
2012. AEG. 2-4 players. 20 minutes.
Designer: Seiji Kanai
Bluffing, hand management, deduction.
Ballast Point Brewing "Sculpin" IPA. San Diego, CA. 7.0% ABV, 70 IBU.