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#75: Geekway to the West 2018

Draft Mechanic Episode #75: Geekway Recent Plays, Pot De Vin On Tap, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, and More Geekway Recent Plays

Geekway Plays:
Indian Summer
2017, Edition Spielwiese/Stronghold Games
Designer:  Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Andrea Boekhoff

Topiary
2017, Fever Games/Renegade Game Studios
Designer:  Danny Devine
Artist:  Danny Devine, Jeff Oglesby 

Majesty: For the Realm
2017,  Z-Man Games
Designer:  Marc André 
Artist: Anne Heidsieck 

Clans of Caledonia
2017,  Karma Games
Designer: Juma Al-JouJou
Artist: Klemens Franz 

On Tap:
Pot De Vin
2017, Thundergryph Games
Designer:  Fel Barros, Warny Marçano
Artist:  Luis Francisco, Weberson Santiago
    West Sixth Brewing "Side Eye"; Lexington, KY, USA
    6.7% ABV.
    Maibock.

    •Isley Brewing Company "The Bribe"; Richmond, VA, USA
    6.6% ABV, 19 IBU.
    Oatmeal Porter.

    •Legal Remedy Brewing "Bribery"; Fort Mill, SC, USA
    5.5% ABV, 21 IBU.
    Bittersweet Orange Wheat.

    •4 Hands Brewing Co"Guildsman Grenache"/"Guildsman Sauvignon Blanc"; St. Louis, MO, USA
    8% ABV.
    Farmhouse ale aged on Grenache or Sauvignon Blanc grape must.

-Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
Star Scrappers: Cave-In (Buy it)
2018, Hexy Studios
Designer:   Filip Miłuński, Jan Zalewski
Artist:   Mateusz "Draegg" Stanisławski, Łukasz Witusiński

More Geekway Plays:
Capital Lux
2016, Aporta Games
Designer: Eilif Svensson, Kristian Amundsen Østby
Artist: Kwanchai Moriya

The Castles of Burgundy: The Dice Game
2017,  alea/Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Designer: Stefan Feld, Christoph Toussaint
Artist:   Julien Delval, Harald Lieske 

Carcassonne: The City
2004,  Rio Grande Games
Designer:  Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist:  Oliver Freudenreich, Marco Primo 

Yspahan
2006,  Ystari Games
Designer:  Sébastien Pauchon
Artist:  Arnaud Demaegd, Mike Doyle

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:55 News: Spiel & Kennerspiel Nominees

06:46 Kickstarter Updates

08:53 Geekway Part One

15:15 Recent Play: Indian Summer

23:14 Recent Play: Topiary

29:05 Recent Play: Majesty for the Realm

35:13 Recent Play: Clans of Caledonia

46:55 Geekway Part Two

48:39 On Tap: Pot De Vin

59:09 Visiting Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

60:44 Recent Play: Star Scrappers: Cave In

66:58 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

68:07 Geekway Part Three

68:22 Recent Play: Capital Lux

74:43 Recent Play: Castles of Burgundy: The Dice Game

82:00 Recent Play: Carcassonne: The City

91:28 Recent Play: Yspahan

101:05 Outro

#74: Decrypto

Draft Mechanic Episode #74: Variants: Decrypto vs. Codenames, Dice Throne, Hive, Biblios, Wonderland, Decrypto On Tap, World Beer Cup 2018, and What Game Would You Like to See "Kiddified"

Events:
Geekway to the West Meetup at Urban Chestnut - May 18
Salud Cerveceria Meetup - May 15

Kickstarter: 
Overlight (RPG Geek) (Kickstarter)
Gravity Warfare (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Journal 29 Revelation (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Dice Throne: Season One
2018, Mind Bottling Games/Roxley Games
Designer: Nate Chatellier, Manny Trembley
Artist: Manny Trembley

Hive
2001, Gen42 Games
Designer: John Yianni
Artist: John Yianni 

Biblios
2007,  Dr. Finn's Games/iello
Designer: Steve Finn
Artist: Steve Finn, David Palumbo 

Wonderland
2018,  Renegade Game Studios
Designer: Daniel Solis
Artist: Anita Osburn, Beth Sobel 

Variants:
Decrypto
2018,  Le Scorpion Masqué
Designer: Thomas Dagenais-Lespérance
Artist: Fabien Fulchiron, NILS, Manuel Sanchez

Codenames
2015,  Czech Games Edition
Designer: Vlaada Chvátil
Artist:  Stéphane Gantiez, Tomáš Kučerovský 

On Tap:
Decrypto
2018,  Le Scorpion Masqué
Designer: Thomas Dagenais-Lespérance
Artist: Fabien Fulchiron, NILS, Manuel Sanchez
    Ohana Brewing Company "Encrypted Data IPA"; Los Angeles, CA, USA
    7.6% ABV.
    American IPA.

    •The Dayton Beer Company "Codebreaker"; Dayton, OH, USA
    10.2% ABV, 98 IBU.
    Imperial IPA.

    •Twisted Pine Brewing Company "Intercept"; Boulder, CO, USA
    7.4% ABV, 85 IBU.
    American IPA.

    •Bunker Brewing Company "Cypher"; Portland, ME, USA
    6.4% ABV.
    India Pale Lager with Eureka hops.

    •New Glarus Brewing Company "Enigma"; New Glarus, WI, USA
    5.5% ABV, 12 IBU.
    Sour ale with malted barley and cherries aged in unlined oak casks.

World Beer Cup 2018:
Cool Sortable Website Winners List
PDF Winners List
Stats Page

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:21 Geekway to the West meetup!

03:10 News: Asmodee for Sale?

08:37 News: My Little Scythe

11:24 Kickstarter Updates

13:32 Kickstarter: Overlight RPG

17:29 Kickstarter: Gravity Warfare

19:32 Kickstarter: Journal 29 Revelation

22:42 Recent Plays: Dice Throne

31:29 Recent Plays: Hive

36:21 Recent Plays: Biblios

44:11 Recent Plays: Wonderland

52:31 Recent Plays: Among the Stars app

54:34 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

55:43 Variants: Decrypto v Codenames

78:05 On Tap: Decrypto

81:52 World Beer Cup 2018 Results

91:00 Final Round: Retheming for Kids

94:15 Outro

#66: Fog of Love

Draft Mechanic Episode #66: Fog of Love Six Pack Review &On Tap, Favelas, Illimat, Great Western Trail, Low Alcohol Beer, & 2018 Gaming Challenges

Kickstarter:
Dark Flight Tokyo Series 1 (Kickstarter) (BGG Jidohanbaiki) (BGG Metro) (BGG Jutaku)

Recent Plays:
Favelas
2017,  WizKids
Designer:  Chris Bryan
Artist:   Kwanchai Moriya

Great Western Trail
2016, eggertspiele/Stronghold Games
Designer:  Alexander Pfister
Artists: Andreas Resch

Illimat
2017, Twogether Studios
Designer:  Keith Baker
Artist:   Carson Ellis

Six-Pack Review:
Fog of Love
2017, Hush Hush Projects
Designer: Jacob Jaskov
Artist:   Mike Højgaard, Lotte M. Klixbüll Jaskov

On Tap:
Fog of Love
2017, Hush Hush Projects
Designer: Jacob Jaskov
Artist:   Mike Højgaard, Lotte M. Klixbüll Jaskov

    Midnight Sun Brewing Company "Modern Romance"; Anchorage, AK, USA
    9.3% ABV, 37 IBU
    Spiced strong chocolate ale.

    •Superstition Meadery "Date Night"; Prescott, AZ, USA
    13% ABV.
    Oak barrelled chocolate mead.

    •Dogfish Head Craft Brewery "Romantic Chemistry"; Milton, DE, USA
    7.2% ABV, 40 IBU
    Mango, apricot, & ginger IPA.

    •Martin House Brewing Company "True Love"; Fort Worth, TX, USA
    5.2% ABV, 4 IBU
    Kettle-soured ale with raspberries.

    •Stillwater Artisanal Ales "Of Love & Regret"; Baltimore, MD, USA
    7.2% ABV
    Belgian saison representing the brewers' interpretation of spring.

 

Section Timestamps:

Intro

01:00 Show Housekeeping

03:13 Upcoming Conventions

04:18 Kickstarter: Tokyo Series, Pat 1

08:59 Recent Plays: Favelas

16:41 Recent Plays: Illimat

23:54 Recent Plays: Great Western Trail

34:50 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship spot

35:42 Six Pack Review: Fog of Love

36:20 Fog of Love: Gameplay Overview

44:53 Fog of Love: Discussion

68:08 Fog of Love: Final Thoughts

70:51 On Tap: Fog of Love

74:11 Low-Alcohol Beer

82:12 Final Round: Your 2018 Gaming Challenges

91:48 Outro