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#52: RAXXON / Century

Draft Mechanic Episode #52: Reviews of Century: Spice Road, RAXXON, Century: Spice Road On Tap, Before the Earth Explodes, Spires, NMBR 9, Unearth, and Infected Beers

Mega MooseCon

Before the Earth Explodes (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
2017, Nevermore Games
Designer:  T.C. Petty III
Artist:  Bryan Fischer

NMBR 9   
2017, Abacusspiele
Designer: Peter Wichmann
Artist:  Fiore GmbH 

2017, Brotherwise Games
Designers:  Jason Harner & Matthew Ransom
Artist: Jesse Riggle

Double Feature Reviews:
Century: Spice Road
2017, Plan B Games
Designer:  Emerson Matsuuchi
Artist: Fernanda Suarez

2017, Plaid Hat Games
Designer:  J. Arthur Ellis  
Artist:  Fernanda Suarez

On Tap:
Century: Spice Road
2017, Plan B Games
Designer:  Emerson Matsuuchi
Artist: Fernanda Suarez

Infected Beer Symptoms:
Common Problems from How to Brew by John J. Palmer
Common Off-Flavors from How to Brew by John J. Palmer
Beer Microbiology - What is a Pellicle
Beer Flavors - Diacetyl

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Housekeeping
02:37 Con Watch: MegaMooseCon August 4th-6th!
03:51 Gen Con 50 Preview Tool on BGG
06:14 Best Treehouse Ever Contest Results
07:54 Preview: Before the Earth Explodes
13:49 Recent Plays: Spires
22:43 Recent Plays: NMBR 9
27:00 Recent Plays: Unearth
36:57 Review: Century: Spice Road
48:10 On Tap: Century: Spice Road
54:40 Review: RAXXON
77:51 Is my beer infected?
86:36 Outro



#45: Six-Player Games / Las Vegas

Draft Mechanic Episode #45: Six pack of six-player games, Las Vegas On Tap, Barcelona: The Rose of Fire, Mystic Vale, Orleans, and recent beer buyout news

On The Horizon:

Five Tribes: Whims of the Sultan
Onitama: Sensei's Path
Century: Spice Road
Bohnanza: The Duel
Fields of Green

Recent Plays:

Barcelona: The Rose of Fire
2016, Devir
Designer: Marco Maggi, Francesco Nepitello
Artist: David Parcerisa

Mystic Vale
2016, AEG
Designer: John D. Clair

2014, Tasty Minstrel Games
Designer:  Reiner Stockhausen
Artist: Klemens Franz

Six-pack of Six-player Games:

2012, Asmodee
Designer: Paolo Mori
Artist: Ben Carre, Stephane Gantiez

2015, Libellud
Designer: Oleg Sidorenko, Oleksandr Nevskiy
Artist: Igor Burlakov, Xavier Collette

2014, Tasty Minstrel Games
Designer:  Ed Marriott
Artist: Josh Cappel

Viticulture (Essential Edition)
2015, Stonemaier Games
Designer: Jamey Stegmaier, Alan Stone
Artist: Beth Sobel

7 Wonders
2010, Repos/Asmodee
Designer: Antoine Bauza
Artist: Miguel Coimbra

2017, CMON
Designer:  Paolo Mori
Artist: John Howe

On Tap:

Las Vegas
2012, Ravensburger
Designer:  Rudiger Dorn
Artist:  Harald Lieske, Markus Schmuck, Mia Steingräber

  • Sin City Brewing Co.The Dark Side of Sin”, Las Vegas, NV, USA
    Irish Dry Stout, 6% ABV
    Dry Irish stout with chocolate and coffee notes.

  • BrewDogCasino Rye Ale”, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    Rye Ale, 5.1% ABV, 60 IBU
    Ale brewed with barley and rye malts and single hopped with Equinox hops.

  • Pair O’ Dice BrewingThe Pit Boss Triple IPA” Clearwater, FL, USA
    Triple IPA, 10% ABV, 125 IBU
    Triple IPA hopped with Apollo, Chinook, Amarillo, & Simcoe hops.

  • Lucky Town Brewing Company Gose Gamblin’” Jackson, MS, USA
    Gose, 4% ABV, 8 IBU
    Sour ale brewed with salt and coriander.

  • Indeed Brewing CompanyLet It Ride IPA” Minneapolis, MN, USA
    American IPA, 6.8 % ABV, 90 IBU
    IPA brewed with Mosaic, Calypso & Eldorado hops for blueberry, pear and tropical fruit notes.

  • Karben4 Brewing Lady Luck” Madison, WI, USA
    Irish Red Ale, 7.5% ABV, 18 IBU
    Red ale brewed as an interpretation of Bordeaux wine in beer form.

Beer Sellout News:

Wicked Weed to be purchased by Anheuser-Busch
Lagunitas selling remaining stake to Heineken as founder Magee seeks growth for brand

Section Timestamps:

02:15 CMON Expo this weekend!
03:45 Upcoming: Five Tribes, Whims of the Sultan
05:20 Upcoming: Onitama, Sensei’s Path
06:15 Upcoming: Century: Spice Road
07:47 Upcoming: Flatline
08:36 Upcoming: Fields of Green
10:28 Upcoming: Bohnanza: The Duel
12:43 Kickstarter: Gloomhaven finishes #24 of all time
14:01 Recent Plays: Barcelona, The Rose of Fire
26:46 Recent Plays: Mystic Vale
34:18 Recent Plays: Orleans
39:55 Six Pack: Six Player Games
53:44 On Tap: Las Vegas
59:04 The Betrayal at the Brewery on the Hill
69:00 Outro