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#101: Geekway to the West 2019

Draft Mechanic Episode #101: New World: A Carcassonne Game On Tap, 3 Laws of Robotics, Tiny Towns, Second Chance, Kodama Duo, The River, Carcassonne: Winter Edition, Ginkgopolis, Men At Work, Fuji, Fire In The Library, CABO 2nd Edition, and Nitrogen Widgets

Spiel Des Jahres Nominees & Honorable Mentions
Boston Beer Company and Dogfish Head Agree to Merge in $300 Million Deal

Matryoshka (BGG) (Kickstarter)
CliniC Deluxe Edition (BGG) (Expansion BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Hex Roller
2019, Pegasus Spiele/Renegade Game Studios
Designer: Rustan Håkansson
Artist: Christian Fiore

6 Nimmt!
1994, AMIGO
Designer: Wolfgang Kramer

Pot de Vin
2017, ThunderGryph Games
Designer: Fel Barros, Warny Marçano
Artist: Luis Francisco, Weberson Santiago

KeyForge: Call of the Archons
2018, Fantasy Flight Games
Designer: Richard Garfield

Tiny Towns
2019, Alderac Entertainment Group
Designer: Peter McPherson
Artist: Gong Studios, Matt Paquette

Second Chance
2019, Stronghold Games/Edition Spielwiese
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Max Prentis

Kodama Duo
2018, Indie Boards & Cards
Designer: Nick Little, Daniel Solis
Artist: Kwanchai Moriya

The River
2018, Days of Wonder
Designer: Sébastien Pauchon, Ismaël Perrin
Artist: Andrew Bosley

2019, Green Couch Games
Designer: Chris Bryan
Artist: Vincent Dutrait

Carcassonne: Winter Edition
2012, Z-Man Games, Inc.
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Anne Pätzke

2012, Z-Man Games, Inc.
Designer: Xavier Georges
Artist: Gaël Lannurien

Men At Work
2019, Pretzel Games
Designer: Rita Modl
Artist: Chris Quilliams

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

2018, Feuerland Spiele
Designer: Wolfgang Warsch
Artist: Weberson Santiago

On Tap:
New World: A Carcassonne Game
2008, Hans im Glück/Rio Grande Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Franz Vohwinkel
•Mayflower Brewing Company "New World IPA"; Plymouth, MA, USA
    6% ABV.
   Unfiltered IPA with El Dorado, Mosaic, and Citra.

    •Northern Monk "New World"; Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
    6.2% ABV, 60 IBU.
    IPA brewed with hops form the U.S., Australia, & Britain.

    •Avery Brewing Co. "New World Porter"; Boulder, CO, USA
    6.7% ABV, 48 IBU.
    Porter dry-hopped with Centennial & Simcoe hops.

    •Coast Mountain Brewing "The Surveyor IPA"; Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
    7% ABV, 68 IBU.
    Pacific North West IPA.

More Recent Plays:
Teotihuacan: City of Gods
2018, NSKN Games/Board&Dice
Designer: Daniele Tascini
Artist: Odysseas Stamoglou

Fire In The Library
2019, Weird Giraffe Games
Designer: Tony Miller, John Prather
Artist: Katie Khau, Beth Sobel

CABO (Second Edition)
2019, Bézier Games
Designer: Mandy Henning, Melissa Limes
Artist: Agus Muqith

3 Laws of Robotics
2019, Floodgate Games
Designer: Benjamin Kanelos
Artist: Matt Paquette, Tristam Rossin

Nitro Widgets:
HowStuffWorks: How does the widget in a beer can work?
Ball: This graphic about how widgets work that for some reason really amuses me
The Future? - Packaging Digest: Nitro Can delivers widget-less pub-style beer

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:51 We survived Geekway to the West!

03:43 Games News! The Spiel des Jahres!

09:30 I’m playing Terraforming Mars on my Phone

12:30 Beer’s Big Merger: Sam (Adams) and Sam (Dogfish)

18:37 Kickstarter Updates

21:20 Kickstarter: Matryoshka

23:37 Kickstarter: CliniC Deluxe Edition

26:03 Geekway begins on Wednesday if you show up early!

26:53 HexRoller, 6 Nimmt, Pot de Vin, Keyforge

28:36 Thursday!

30:36 Tiny Towns

37:56 Second Chance

42:03 Kodama Duo

50:39 The River

57:58 Other Thursday notes & the bottle share!

62:36 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

63:40 Friday! Geekway’s awesome library

65:20 Carcassonne: Winter Edition

66:59 Ginkgopolis

73:54 Men at Work

80:50 More Friday: Agra, Weird Stories

83:00 Fuji

93:45 New World: A Carcassonne Game

104:56 On Tap: New World: A Carcassonne Game

107:20Saturday! Teotihuacan

108:08 Fire in the Library

116:29 CABO

123:23 Saturday Night!

124:51 3 Laws of Robotics

133:13 Sunday is about saying goodbye

134:41 Nitrogen Widgets in your beer can

142:33 Outro

#71: One Deck Dungeon

Draft Mechanic Episode #71: One Deck Dungeon Six Pack Review and On Tap, Mystery of the Temples, Pitch Deck, Hardback, SMaSH Beers, and What Makes a Game Good Solo?

Architects of the West Kingdom (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Fire in the Library (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Mystery of the Temples (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Mystery of the Temples
2017, EmperorS4 / 2018,Deep Water Games
Designer: Wei-Min Ling
Artist:  Maisherly 

Pitch Deck
2017, Palm Court
Designer:  Fred Benenson, Alex Hague

2017,  Fowers Games
Designer:  Jeff Beck (II), Tim Fowers
Artist: Ryan Goldsberry

Six Pack Review:
One Deck Dungeon
2016, Asmadi Games
Designer: Chris Cieslik
Artist:  Alanna Cervenak, Will Pitzer

One Deck Dungeon: Forest of Shadows
2017,  Asmadi Games
Designer: Chris Cieslik
Artist:  Alanna Cervenak, Will Pitzer

On Tap:
One Deck Dungeon
2016, Asmadi Games
Designer: Chris Cieslik
Artist:  Alanna Cervenak, Will Pitzer 

One Deck Dungeon: Forest of Shadows
2017,  Asmadi Games
Designer: Chris Cieslik
Artist:  Alanna Cervenak, Will Pitzer
    •Half Acre Beer Co. "Dungeons"; Chicago, IL, USA
    6.2% ABV.
    IPA brewed with Maimea, Galaxy, and Mosaic hops.

    •Revolution Brewing Company "Working Woman"; Chicago, IL, USA
    5.9% ABV, 40IBU.
    American brown ale.

    •Monkish Brewing Co. "Feminist"; Torrance, CA, USA
    9.4% ABV.
    Belgian tripel with hibiscus.

    •Black Bridge Brewery "Wicked Poison"; Kingman, AZ, USA
    14.2% ABV, 12 IBU
    Wheat wine.

    •Garage Project "Boss Level"; Wellington, New Zealand
    8.5% ABV, 100 IBU.
    Imperial IPA.

SMaSH Beers:
    •Southern Tier Brewing Company "2xSMASH"; Lakewood, NY, USA
    8.1% ABV, 60 IBU.
    Double IPA. Malt: Special Pale. Hop: Mosaic

    •Alaskan Brewing Co. "SMaSH Galaxy"; Kingman, AK, USA
    8.5% ABV, 86 IBU
    Double IPA. Malt: Premium Northwest Pilsner Malt. Hop: Galaxy

    •Legal Draft Beer Co. "SMaSh and GRaB"; Arlington, TX, USA
    6.2% ABV, 70 IBU.
    IPA. Malt: 2-row. Hop: Citra

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro

03:02 News: Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises

06:12 News: Asmodee Entertainment

10:32 Kickstarter Updates

11:04 Kickstarter: Architects of the West Kingdom

15:32 Kickstarter: Fire in the Library

19:06 Recent Plays: Mystery of the Temples

29:10 Recent Plays: Pitch Deck

38:23 Recent Plays: Hardback

53:13 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

54:03 Six Pack Review: One Deck Dungeon

54:32 One Deck Dungeon: Gameplay Overview

63:40 One Deck Dungeon: Discussion

88:11 One Deck Dungeon: Final Thoughts

90:32 On Tap: One Deck Dungeon

93:17 SMaSH Beer

101:00 The Final Round: Soloable Games

108:33 Outro