#46: Ethnos / Blood Rage

Draft Mechanic Episode #46: CMON Expo 2017, a Six-pack Review of Ethnos, Blood Rage On Tap, and Beer Primer: Pilsners

Kickstarter:
Diceborn Heroes

Recent Plays:

Dojo Kun
2017 (Q3?), CMON Limited.
Designers: Roberto Pestrin

SherLook
2017, CMON Limited.
Designers: Silvano Sorrentino
Artists: Benedetto Gemma, Paolo Vallerga, Chiara Vercesi

Council of 4 (2nd Edition)
2017(maybe?), CMON Limited.
Designers: Simone Luciani, Daniele Tascini

Gekido: Bot Battles
2017, CMON Limited. 
Designers: Fel Barros, Romulo Marques

Bloodborne: The Card Game
2016, CMON Limited. 3-5 players. 30-45 minutes. 
Designers: Eric M. Lang
Artists: Sean Chancey

Modern Art
1992/2017, CMON Limited.
Designers: Reiner Knizia
Artists:  Manuel Carvalho, Ramon Martins, Daniel Melim, Rafael Silveira, Sigrid Thaler

Dogs of War
2014, CMON Limited. 3-5 players. 75 minutes. 
Designers: Paolo Mori
Artists:  Mathieu Harlaut, Christophe Madura

Six-Pack Review:

Ethnos
2017, CMON Limited.
Designers: Paolo Mori
Artists: John Howe

On Tap:

Blood Rage
2015, CMON Limited. 2-4 players. 60-90 minutes. 
Designers: Eric M. Lang
Artists: Adrian Smith, Mike McVeigh & Henning Ludvigsen

  • Odin Brewing Co. Odin’s Gift”; Tukwila, WA, USA
    5.4% ABV, 28 IBU.
    Ruby-red ale w/a touch of juniper berries. 
  • D9 Brewing Co. Viking Scottish Sour; Cornelius, NC, USA
    5.0% ABV.
    Scottish gruit/ancient herbed ale.
  • Superstition Meadery Ragnarok; Prescott, AZ, USA
    15% ABV.
    Wildflower honey mead fermented with mango juice.
  • Dansk MjodViking Blod”; Billund, Denmark
    19% ABV.
    Nordic honey wine with hibiscus and hops added.
  • Walhalla Craft Beer Loki”; Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
    5.5% ABV, 34 IBU.
    Golden session IPA dry hopped with Mosaic.

Beer Primer - Pilsners:

Pzensky Prazdroj "Pilsner Urquell"; Plzen, Czech Republic
4.4% ABV, 40 IBU
Czech Pilsner. 

Section Timestamps:

Intro
01:00 Show housekeeping
03:33 Kickstarter: Diceborn Heroes
06:13 Unlock! watch, Spoiler Episodes and a Special Announcement
11:36 Going to CMON Expo
13:19 Recent Plays: Dojo Kun
18:04 Recent Plays: SherLook
21:54 Recent Plays: Council of 4
26:56 Recent Plays: Gekido, Bot Battles
31:20 Recent Plays: BloodBorne, the Card Game
35:45 Recent Plays: Modern Art
40:09 Recent Plays: Dogs of War
47:03 Six Pack Review: Ethnos
48:10 Ethnos: Gameplay overview
50:14 Ethnos: Discussion
67:09 Ethnos: Final Thoughts
67:54 On Tap: Blood Rage
73:56 The Beer Primer: Pilsner
86:03 Outro

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