#48: Near and Far

Draft Mechanic Episode # 48: Near and Far Six-Pack Review and On Tap, Thrash'n Roll, Secret Hitler, the Jaipur App, Skull, and the controversy over Ratebeer.com

Kickstarter:
GameTek: The Book

Recent Plays:

Thrash'n Roll
2015, Game Fabrica.
Designers:  Aleksander Biela, Krzysztof Matusik
Artists:  Krzysztof Matusik, Robert Sobota

Secret Hitler
2016, Goat Wolf & Cabbage.
Designers:  Mike Boxleiter, Tommy Maranges, Max Temkin
Artist:  Mackenzie Schubert

Jaipur
2009, GameWorks SàRL.
Designer:  Sébastien Pauchon
Artist:  Alexandre Roche
iOS / Google Play

Skull
2011, Asmodee / Lui-même. 
Designer:  Hervé Marly
Artist: Thomas Vuarchex

Six-Pack Review:

Near and Far
2017, Red Raven Games.
Designer: Ryan Laukat
Artist: Ryan Laukat

On Tap:

Near and Far
2017, Red Raven Games.
Designer: Ryan Laukat
Artist: Ryan Laukat

RateBeer Articles:


Anheuser-Busch InBev Acquires Minority Stake in RateBeer...in 2016
AB InBev's ZX Ventures Buys Minority Stake In RateBeer
Craft Breweries Want Their Beers Off RateBeer After AB-InBev Acquires Minority Stake
"Brewer Ratings" on RateBeer are Broken--And They Have Been for a While

Section TImestamps:

Intro
01:00 Show housekeeping
04:16 Kickstarter: GameTek: The Book
06:48 Recent Plays: Terraforming Mars & Scythe
09:42 Recent Plays: Thrash & Roll
18:50 Recent Plays: Secret Hitler
24:16 Recent Plays: Jaipur on iOS
33:42 Recent Plays: Skull
37:25 Six Pack Review: Near and Far
38:24 Near and Far: Gameplay Run-through
43:15 Near and Far: Discussion
64:24 Near and Far: Final Thoughts
66:08 Near and Far: On Tap beer pairings
72:04 RateBeer investment controversy
80:35 Outro

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A podcast about board games, card games, and anything Jake & Danielle can do to tie the two together.