in the hall of the mountain king

#96: Expandapalooza 2

Draft Mechanic Episode #96: Expandapalooza 2 featuring Euphoria: Ignorance is Bliss, Imhotep: A New Dynasty, 5 Minute Dungeon: Curses! Foiled Again!, Altiplano: The Traveler, and Terraforming Mars: Prelude and Colonies, and a discussion of Beer Variants

Kickstarters: 
High Rise - Relaunches 3/4 (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Winterborne (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Expandapalooza 2:
Euphoria: Ignorance is Bliss
2019, Stonemaier Games
Designer: Morten Monrad Pedersen, Nick Shaw, David J. Studley
Artist: Jacqui Davis
    •Lupulin Brewing "Blissful Ignorance; Big Lake, MN, USA
    9% ABV, 70 IBU.
    New England double IPA.

Imhotep: A New Dynasty
2017, KOSMOS
Designer: Phil Walker-Harding
Artist: Miguel Coimbra, Martin Hoffmann, Michaela Kienle, Claus Stephan
    •Night Shift Brewing "Dynasty; Everett, MA, USA
    10.6% ABV.
    Imperial stout.

5 Minute Dungeon: Curses! Foiled Again!
2018, Wiggles 3D
Designer: Connor Reid
Artist: Alex Diochon
    •TRVE Brewing Co. "Cursed; Denver, CO, USA
    4.5% ABV.
    Mixed culture sour pale ale.

Altiplano: The Traveler
2018, Renegade Game Studio/dlp games
Designer: Louis Malz, Stefan Malz, Reiner Stockhausen
Artist: Klemens Franz, Jeff Oglesby
    •Adelbert’s Brewery "Travelin’ Man; Austin, TX, USA
    6.2% ABV, 55 IBU.
    American IPA.

Terraforming Mars: Prelude
2018, Stronghold Games/FryxGames
Designer: Jacob Fryxelius
Artist: Isaac Fryxelius
    •Honey Pot Meadery "Prelude; Anaheim, CA, USA
    12% ABV.
    Dry-hopped saison with Enigma hops.

Terraforming Mars: Colonies
2018, Stronghold Games/FryxGames
Designer: Jacob Fryxelius, Jonathan Fryxelius
Artist: Isaac Fryxelius
    •Kabinet Brewery "To The Moon and Back”; Nemenikuce, Belgrade, Serbia
    7.6% ABV, 70 IBU.
    Imperial IPA.

Beer Variants:
One Conversation: Variants: A new marketing strategy in craft beer?

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:24 Ananchrony: Fractures in Time

05:15 Terraforming Mars: Turmoil

07:18 Quacks of Quedlinburg: Krauterhexen

07:57 Teotihuacan: Late Preclassic

09:09 Kickstarter Updates

11:14 Kickstarter: High Rise (Relaunch)

13:01 Kickstarter: Winterborne

14:52 Expandapalooza - Euphoria: Ignorance Is Bliss

29:08 Expandapalooza - Imhotep: A New Dynasty

36:20 Expandapalooza - 5 Minute Dungeon - Curses! Foiled Again!

45:04 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

46:00 Expandapalooza - Altiplano: The Traveler

64:45 Expandapalooza - Terraforming Mars: Prelude & Terraforming Mars: Colonies

81:58 Beer Variants

89:14 Outro




#95: Keyforge

Draft Mechanic Episode # 95: Wingspan Six Pack Review, On Tour On Tap, Cardcassonne, Herbaceous Sprouts, Brewers Association Diversity & Inclusion Grant, Fresh Fest 2019, and Games We Were Wrong About

Recycling Game

Kickstarters: 
Wavelength (BGG) (Kickstarter)
In The Hall Of The Mountain King (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Cardcassonne
2009, Rio Grande Games
Designer: Eduardo Baraf, Steve Finn, Keith Matejka
Artist: Benjamin Shulman, Beth Sobel

Herbaceous Sprouts
2019, Pencil First Games
Designer: Karl-Heinz Schmiel, Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Claus Stephan

On Tour
2019, BoardGameTables.com
Designer: Chad DeShon
Artist: Anca Gavril

On Tap:
On Tour
2019, BoardGameTables.com
Designer: Chad DeShon
Artist: Anca Gavril
Vagabond Brewing "On the Road Red"; Salem, OR, USA
    5.4% ABV, 30 IBU.
    English style amber with West Coast hops.

    •Mikerphone Brewing "On The Road Again; Elk Grove Village, USA
    6% ABV.
    Dry-hopped saison with Enigma hops.

    •Peace Tree Brewing Company "Soundcheck"; Knoxville, IA, USA
    4.9% ABV.
    Session IPA.

    •HOMES Brewery "LAZER LIGHT SHOW"; Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    8% ABV.
    Double IPA with Citra & Galaxy hops.

    •Southern Tier Brewing Company Citra Hopped Live Pale Ale"; Lakewood, NY, USA
    5.5% ABV, 37 IBU.
    American pale ale.

Six Pack Review:
Keyforge: Call of the Archons
2018, Fantasy Flight Games
Designer: Richard Garfield

Beer Segment:
Brewers Association Diversity and Inclusion Event Grant Proposal Submissions (Open through 3/15/19)

Fresh Fest 2019 - 8/10/19, Pittsburgh, PA
-Tickets
-Brewery Application -Open Through 3/31/19
-Vendor/Artist/Food Truck Application - Open Through 3/31/19

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:46 Circular Charlotte and Gaming

09:49 Keyforge: Age of Ascension

12:53 Kickstarter Updates

16:45 Kickstarter: Wavelength

20:33 Kickstarter: In the Hall of the Mountain King

24:41 Recent Plays: Cardcassonne

38:15 Recent Plays: Herbaceous Sprouts

48:14 Recent Plays: On Tour

58:27 On Tap: On Tour

62:08 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

63:05 Six Pack Review: Keyforge

63:50 Keyforge: Gameplay Overview

67:28 Keyforge: Discussion

82:12 Keyforge: Final Thoughts

85:35 Brewer’s Association Diversity & Inclusion Grant

87:18 Fresh Fest 2019

88:59 Final Round: Games we were wrong about

92:56 Outro