#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?

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

#72: The RPG Episode

Draft Mechanic Episode #72: Homebrew RPGs, Sunset Over Water, Millennial Apartment Hunters, Filler, Vinyl, and Getting Started Homebrewing Beer

Filler (BGG) (Kickstarter - Launches 4/11)
Vinyl (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Graphic Novel Adventures (BGG: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
2018, Green Couch Games
Designer: Jonathan Chaffer
Artist:  Claire Donaldson

2018, Talon Strikes Studios LLC
Designer:   Eric Alvarado
Artist:  Jason Washburn

Sunset Over Water
2018, Pencil First Games
Designer:  Eduardo Baraf, Steve Finn, Keith Matejka
Artist:   Benjamin Shulman, Beth Sobel, Helen Zhu 

Millennial Apartment Hunters
2016, Paracosm Press
Designer:  James D'Amato

Homebrew D&D Feature:
Dungeons & Dragons,5th Edition
Homebrew: Advancement Sheet

On Tap:
Dungeons & Dragons,5th Edition
    Paladin Brewing "D20"; Austintown, OH, USA
    5.6% ABV, 20 IBU.
    Cream Ale.

    •Bottle Logic Brewing "Roll for Initiative"; Anaheim, CA, USA
    13.8% ABV.
    Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial stout with vanilla and cinnamon.

    •Halo Brewery "Magic Missile"; Toronto, ON, Canada
    5.5% ABV, 34 IBU.
    Australian Pale Ale.

    •Ninkasi Brewing Company "Critical Hit"; Eugene, OR, USA
    11.7% ABV, 100 IBU

    •Our Brewing Company "Dungeon Master"; Holland, MI, USA
    6% ABV, 101 IBU.
    Black IPA.

    •Aardwolf Brewing Company "+5 Charisma"; Jacksonville, FL, USA
    9% ABV.
    Belgian Strong Dark.

Beer Homebrew Links:
Find a Homebrew Supply Shop
Find a Homebrew Club Near You

Time codes:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:29 News: Kitchen Rush expansion

05:29 News: Race for the Galaxy expansions

09:32 Kickstarter Updates

11:31 Kickstarter: Fireball Island

12:46 Kickstarter: Graphic Novel Adventures

14:35 Kickstarter: Filler

22:47 Kickstarter: Vinyl

32:04 Recent Plays: Sunset Over Water

40:47 Recent Plays: Millennial Apartment Hunters

51:39 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

52:50 D&D Homebrew Case Study

87:38 On Tap: Dungeons & Dragons

91:11 Homebrewing

99:59 The Final Round: Homebrew RPGs

102:08 Outro