#73: Rising 5

Draft Mechanic Episode #73: Rising 5 Six Pack Review, Blight Chronicles: Agent Decker, Las Vegas Boulevard, Monster Match, Funky Chicken, Monster Match On Tap, the HIstory of Cider, and What Makes a Modern Classic?

Kickstarter: 
Kitchen Rush: Piece of Cake (BGG) (Kickstarter)
The Estates (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Blight Chronicles: Agent Decker (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Blight Chronicles: Agent Decker

2018, Board&Dice
Designer:  Manuel Correia, Matt Dembek
Artist:   Ramses Bosque, Paweł Niziołek
Gaming Rules! How To Play Video

Las Vegas Boulevard
2014, Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Designer:  Rüdiger Dorn
Artist:   Harald Lieske, Mia Steingräber

Monster Match
2018, North Star Games
Designer:   Ken Gruhl, Quentin Weir
Artist:   Linda DeSantis

Funky Chicken
2018,  North Star Games
Designer:   Ken Gruhl, Satish Pillalamarri, Quentin Weir
Artist:    Linda DeSantis  

Six Pack Review:
Rising 5: Runes of Asteros
2018, Grey Fox Games
Designer:  Gary Kim, Evan Song
Artist:   Vincent Dutrait 

On Tap:
Monster Match
2018, North Star Games
Designer:   Ken Gruhl, Quentin Weir
Artist:   Linda DeSantis
    Indiana City Brewing Co. "Too Many Eyes"; Indianapolis, IN, USA
    7.5% ABV.
    Double dry hopped IPA.

    •Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Co. "One Arm"; West Ossipee, NH, USA
    6% ABV, 30IBU.
    Farmhouse ale.

    •Sante Adairius Rustic Ales "Four Legs Good"; Capitola, CA, USA
    9.9% ABV.
    Barrel-aged blonde quad.

    •Evil Twin Brewing "Imperial Doughnut Break"; Brooklyn, NY, USA
    11.5% ABV, 70 IBU
    Imperial coffee doughnut porter.

    •Burial Beer Co. "Skillet Donut Stout"; Asheville, NC, USA
    8% ABV, 60 IBU.
    Breakfast stout. Just the fricken' best.

The History of Cider:
The History of Cider Making
The Ancient Origins of Apple Cider
National Apple Museum
The Highs and Lows of Hard Apple Cider History
Washington State University: History of Cider

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:42 News: Gen Con Events Catalog is live

04:55 News: Asmodee’s Modern Classics

07:42 Kickstarter Updates

10:16 Kickstarter: Kitchen Rush expansion

12:15 Kickstarter: The Estates

15:23 Recent Plays / KS Preview: Blight Chronicles Agent Decker

27:11 Recent Plays: Las Vegas Boulevard

34:50 Recent Plays: Happy Planet Games: Monster Match & Funky Chicken

42:52 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

44:01 Six Pack Review: Rising 5

44:42 Rising 5: Gameplay Rundown

50:34 Rising 5: Discussion

68:19 Rising 5: Final Thoughts

70:27 On Tap: Monster Match

74:47 The History of Cider

83:28 Final Round: Modern Classics

95:11 Outro

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