#89: Pasaraya

Draft Mechanic Episode #89: Pasaraya Six Pack Review and On Tap, Impact: Battle of Elements, War Chest, Carcassonne: South Seas, Beer Primer: Winter Warmers, and Final Round: Deck Builders

Check out the new Draft Mechanic shirt designs here!

Sierra Nevada Cam Fire Relief Fund
Find Resilience Butte County Proud IPA

Kickstarter: 
Aeon’s End Digital Implementation (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Rallyman GT (BGG) (Kickstarter)
METAL (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Impact: Battle of Elements
2018, Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Designer: Dieter Nüßle
Artist: Agence Cactus, Fiore GmbH

War Chest
2018, Alderac Entertainment Group
Designer: Trevor Benjamin, David Thompson
Artist: Brigette Indelicato

Carcassonne: South Seas
2013, Z-Man Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Harald Lieske, Dennis Lohausen, Christof Tisch

Six Pack Review:
Pasaraya: Supermarket Manager
2018, BoxFox Games
Designer: Seh Hui Leong
Artist: MeowGod
(Buy It Here)

On Tap:
Pasaraya: Supermarket Manager
2018, BoxFox Games
Designer: Seh Hui Leong
Artist: MeowGod
    •Whole Foods Brewing Company "DL DIPA"; Houston, TX, USA
    8.2% ABV, 84 IBU.
    Imperial IPA.

    •Unibroue "Providential Belgian-Style Golden Ale; Chambly, QC, Canada
    7.5% ABV, 23 IBU.
    Trader Joe’s Golden Ale.
(But really this)

    •Brains Craft Brewery "Spill The Beans"; Cardiff, Wales
    4.4% ABV.
    Aldi UK Coffee Porter.

    •Stickman Brews "Store Bought Is Fine"; Royersford, PA, USA
    8% ABV.
    Imperial IPA.

Beer Primer: Winter Warmers:
Winter Warmer and Holiday Ale - All About Beer Magazine
Winter Warmers: A Beer Style Designed to Keep You Warm - Kegerator.com
What Makes Beer A Winter Warmer? | Berghoff Beer

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:35 Two new Draft Mechanic t-shirts!

05:42 News: Board & Dice merges with NSKN

06:33 News: Sierra Nevada Camp Fire Relief Fund

08:58 Kickstarter Updates

11:29 Kickstarter: Aeon’s End Digital Edition

13:10 Kickstarter: Rallyman GT

15:56 Kickstarter: METAL

19:40 Recent Plays: Impact Battle of Elements

28:50 Recent Plays: War Chest

46:26 Recent Plays: Carcassonne: South Seas

60:26 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

61:22 Six Pack Review: Pasaraya

61:47 Pasaraya: Gameplay rundown

67:51 Pasaraya: Discussion

83:13 Pasaraya: Final Thoughts

86:25 Pasaraya: On Tap

91:15 The Beer Primer: Winter Warmers

97:21 The Final Round: Deck-Builders

104:42 Outro

#88: Gamers For Cures / Burnpile 2018

Draft Mechanic Episode #88: Gamers For Cures Recent Plays, Burial Beer Co. Burnpile 2018, Atlantis Rising Kickstarter Preview, and Final Round: Charity Gaming Marathons

Kickstarter: 
Pipeline (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Imagineers (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Atlantis Rising (Second Edition) (BGG) (Kickstarter)
2019, Elf Creek Games
Designer: Galen Ciscell
Artist: Vincent Dutrait, Peter Gifford

Gamers For Cures Recent Plays:
Citrus
2013, dlp games/2018, Tasty Minstrel Games
Designer: Jeffrey D. Allers
Artist: Klemens Franz, Scott Hartman

CONEX
2017, HABA
Designer: Prospero Hall

Fortune City
2018, Big Fun Games
Designer: Chih-Fan Chen

Dice Town
2009, Matagot
Designer: Bruno Cathala, Ludovic Maublanc
Artist: Pierô

Betrayal at House on the Hill
2004, Avalon Hill Games, Inc.
Designer: Rob Daviau, Bruce Glassco, Bill McQuillan, Mike Selinker, Teeuwynn Woodruff
Artist: Dennis Crabapple McClain, Christopher Moeller, Peter Whitley

Catch the Moon
2017, Bombyx
Designer: Fabien Riffaud, Juan Rodriguez
Artist: Emmanuel Malin

Agra
2017, Quined Games
Designer: Michael Keller
Artist: Michael Menzel

Race For The Galaxy
2007, Rio Grande Games
Designer: Thomas Lehmann
Artist: Martin Hoffmann, Claus Stephan, Mirko Suzuki

Escape Tales: The Awakening
2018, Board&Dice
Designer: Jakub Caban, Matt Dembek, Bartosz Idzikowski
Artist: Magdalena Klepacz, Paweł Niziołek

KOI
2018, Smirk & Laughter Games
Designer: Bill Lasek
Artist: Christy Freeman

Underwater Cities
2018, Delicious Games
Designer: Vladimír Suchý
Artist: Milan Vavroň

Burnpile 2018 Off Topic Breweries:
-Jester King Brewery (Austin, TX)
-Forest & Main Brewing Co. (Ambler, PA)
-Weldwerks Brewing (Greeley, CO)
-Other Half Brewing (Brooklyn, NY)
-Cascade Brewing (Portland, OR)

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:55 Kickstarter Updates

07:09 Kickstarter: Pipeline

11:00 Kickstarter: Imagineers

13:59 Kickstarter Preview: Atlantis Rising

24:44 Gamers for Cures 2018

26:07 GFC: Citrus

31:47 GFC: CONEX

35:51 GFC: Fortune City

44:36 GFC: Dice Town

47:25 GFC: Betrayal at House on the Hill

53:08 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

53:58 GFC: Agra

61:42 GFC: Race for the Galaxy

65:17 GFC: Escape Tales: The Awakening

78:34 GFC: Koi

84:45 GFC: Underwater Cities

95:14 Gamers for Cures wrap-up

96:07 Burial Beer Co’s Burnpile Festival

113:37 The Final Round: A quick word about Marathons

115:38 Outro



#87: Cryptid

Draft Mechanic Episode #87: Cryptid Six Pack Review & On Tap, Terraforming Mars Digital Edition, Orbis, Carcassonne: The Catapult, Beer Traveler: Seattle, and very friendly FLGSs away from home

Kickstarters:
Spirit Island: Jagged Earth Expansion (BGG) (Kickstarter) (BA episode I pointed y’all to)
Barrage (BGG) (Kickstarter) (Preview video Jake pointed y’all to)

Recent Plays:
Terraforming Mars: Digital Edition
2018, Asmodee Digital/Fryxgames
Designer: Jacob Fryxelius
Developer: Luckyhammers

Orbis
2018, Space Cowboys
Designer: Tim Armstrong
Artist: Davide Tosello

Carcassonne Expansion 7 - The Catapult
2008, Rio Grande Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Doris Matthäus

Six Pack Review:
Cryptid
2018, Osprey Games
Designer: Hal Duncan, Ruth Veevers
Artist: Kwanchai Moriya

On Tap:
Cryptid
2018, Osprey Games
Designer: Hal Duncan, Ruth Veevers
Artist: Kwanchai Moriya
    •Coppertail Brewing Company "Cryptid"; Tampa, FL, USA
    12.7% ABV.
    Imperial stout.

    •Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. "Bigfoot"; Chico, CA, USA
    9.6% ABV, 90 IBU.
    American barleywine.

    •Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company "Mothman Black IPA"; Maxwelton, WV, USA
    6.7% ABV, 71 IBU.
    Cascadian dark ale.

    •Cricket Hill Brewery "Jersey Devil Imperial Red Ale"; Fairfield, NJ, USA
    7.4% ABV, 67 IBU.
    Imperial red ale.

    •Great Divide Brewing Company "Yeti"; Denver, CO, USA
    9.5% ABV, 75 IBU.
    American imperial Stout. (Seasonal variant calendar)

    •American Solera "Cryptozoology"; Tulsa, OK, USA
    7% ABV.
    Flanders Oud Bruin aged in blue corn whiskey barrels.

Beer Traveler: Seattle, WA:
Reuben’s Brews
Stoup Brewing
Fremont Brewing
Holy Mountain Brewing
Cloudburst Brewing

Final Round:
Meeples Games (Seattle, WA)
Top Tier Board Games (Hattiesburg, MS)
Labyrinth Games & Puzzles (Washington, DC)
Funagain Games (Eugene, OR)
Cat & Mouse Games (Chicago, IL)
Game Masters (Pittsburgh, PA)
Diversions Puzzles & Games (South Portland, ME)
Vault of Midnight (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Guardtower (Columbus, OH)
Beyond the Board (Dublin, OH)

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:39 Essen Spiel 2018

08:16 Kickstarter Updates

09:12 Kickstarter: Spirit Island Jagged Earth Expansion

14:20 Kickstarter: Barrage

20:49 Recent Plays: Terraforming Mars Digital Edition

40:01 Recent Plays: Orbis

50:03 Recent Plays: Carcassonne The Catapult

64:35 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

65:30 Six Pack Review: Cryptid

65:53 Cryptid: Gameplay Overview

69:48 Cryptid: Discussion

88:14 Cryptid: Final Thoughts

91:09 On Tap: Cryptid

97:45 The Beer Traveler: Seattle

114:25 The Final Round: FLGS on the road

119:51 Outro

#86: Legacy of Dragonholt

Draft Mechanic Episode #86: Legacy of Dragonholt six-pack, Catch the Moon on tap, Dreams of Tomorrow preview, River Dragons, and Beer Primer: Rauchbier

Kickstarter: 
Dreams of Tomorrrow (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Lovelace & Babbage (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Dreams of Tomorrow
2019, Weird Giraffe Games
Designer: Phillip Falcon Perry
Artist: James Masino
(Kickstarter)

River Dragons
2000, Matagot
Designer: Roberto Fraga
Artist: Pierô, Guillaume Rohmer, Cyril Saint Blancat

Catch the Moon
2017, Bombyx
Designer: Fabien Riffaud, Juan Rodriguez
Artist: Emmanuel Malin

On Tap:
Catch the Moon
2017, Bombyx
Designer: Fabien Riffaud, Juan Rodriguez
Artist: Emmanuel Malin
    Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co "Good Night Moon"; Worchester, MA, USA
    11% ABV.
    Imperial Porter with Chilean coffee conditioned on Venezuelan cacao nibs.

    •Hop Butcher for the World "Destination Moon"; Chicago, IL, USA
    7.5% ABV.
    Double IPA with Simcoe, Chinook, & Mosaic hops

    •Grove Roots Brewing "Slanted Ladders"; Winter Haven, FL, USA
    5.8% ABV, 52 IBU.
    White pale ale with Citra hops.

    •Honest Weight Artisan Beers "Sky Ladder"; Orange, MA, USA
    4.6% ABV.
    American IPA dry-hopped with Simcoe, Mosaic, & Galaxy hops.

    •BC Tree Fruits Cider Co. "Broken Ladder"; Kelowna, BC, Canada
    5.2% ABV.
    Cider. Comes in 3 varieties: Apples, Apples & Hops, and Pears & Peaches.

Six Pack Review:
Legacy of Dragonholt
2017, Fantasy Flight Games
Designer: Nikki Valens, Daniel Clark (I), Tim Flanders, Annie VanderMeer Mitsoda, Greg Spyridis
Artist: Alex Aparin, Jacob Atienza, Jared Blando, Anna Christenson, Amanda Duarte, David Griffith, Jaime Martinez, Sandara Tang Sin Yun

Beer Primer: Rauchbier
All About Beer - Smoked Beer
Rauchbier: The German Smoked Lager That Never Evolved

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:18 Upcoming appearance on Game All Nite

04:19 Castles of Burgundy goes Digital

09:28 Kickstarter Updates

11:15 Kickstarter: Lovelace & Babbage

16:00 KS Preview: Dreams of Tomorrow

31:27 Recent Plays: River Dragons

39:17 Recent Plays: Catch the Moon

47:39 On Tap: Catch the Moon

50:36 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

51:26 Six Pack Review: Legacy of Dragonholt

51:58 Legacy of Dragonholt: Overview

56:12 Legacy of Dragonholt: Discussion

75:30 Legacy of Dragonholt: Final Thoughts

77:57 The Beer Primer: Rauchbier

84:04 Outro

#85: Most Wanted

Draft Mechanic Episode #85: Most Wanted Six Pack Review & On Tap, Homebrewers, Istanbul: The Dice Game, Great American Beer Festival 2018 Winners, & Surprisingly Good (& Bad) Player Counts

Jake & Danielle on Gumbo Live!

Kickstarter: 
Project L (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Something Is Wrong Here (Kickstarter)
Homebrewers (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Homebrewers
2019, Greater Than Games (Dice Hate Me Games)
Designer: Matthew O'Malley, Ben Rosset
Artist: SaRae Henderson, Adam Rebottaro
(Kickstarter)

Bandido
2016, Helvetiq
Designer: Martin Nedergaard Andersen
Artist: Lucas Guidetti Perez

Istanbul: The Dice Game
2018, Alderac Entertainment Group
Designer: Rüdiger Dorn
Artist: Andreas Resch

Six Pack Review:
Most Wanted
2018, North Star Games
Designer: Dominic Crapuchettes, Ken Gruhl, Quentin Weir
Artist: Andy Barry, Ben Goldman, Naomi Stanton-Gullak
(Supposedly additional cities page but as of posting the site isn’t up yet)

On Tap:
Most Wanted
2018, North Star Games
Designer: Dominic Crapuchettes, Ken Gruhl, Quentin Weir
Artist: Andy Barry, Ben Goldman, Naomi Stanton-Gullak
    •Great Basin Brewing Co. "Outlaw Milk Stout"; Sparks, NV, USA
    5.2% ABV, 20 IBU.
    English style stout with lactose.

    •Brouwerij Alvinne "Wild West"; West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
    6% ABV.
    Collaboration with Stillwater Artisanal (<-flashing color warning). Red wine barrel-aged golden sour with.

    •Blackjack Beers "Four Of A Kind"; Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
    6.2% ABV.
    American IPA with Cascade, Centennial, Chinook & Columbus hops.

    •Lonerider Brewing Company "Shotgun Betty"; Raleigh, NC, USA
    5.8% ABV, 12 IBU.
    Hefeweizen.

    •Bosque Brewing Co. "Pistol Pete’s 1888"; Albuquerque, NM, USA
    4.8% ABV, 20 IBU.
    Blonde ale.

Great American Beer Festival 2018:
Winners - Sortable List
Winners - PDF List

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:50 Jake & Danielle on Gumbo Live!

03:17 News: BGG Essen Geek Preview tops 1000

05:55 Kickstarter Updates

07:51 Kickstarter: Project L

13:56 Kickstarter: Something is Wrong Here

16:00 KS Preview: Homebrewers

30:34 Recent Plays: Bandido

37:11 Recent Plays: Istanbul, The Dice Game

51:19 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

52:09 Six Pack Review: Most Wanted

52:35 Most Wanted: Gameplay Rundown

56:07 Most Wanted: Discussion

66:27 Most Wanted: ‘Hidden Treasure’ Discussion

78:03 Most Wanted: Final Thoughts

78:53 On Tap: Most Wanted

82:31 Great American Beer Festival 2018

89:49 Final Round: Player Count Surprises

94:44 Outro