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#51: Sentient / Bärenpark

Draft mechanic Episode #51: Double Feature Review of Sentient and Bärenpark, Bärenpark On Tap, Medina, Fields of Arle, Stockpile, and Can Beer Really Quench Your Thirst?

News:
Mega Moose Con
BEST TREEHOUSE EVER GIVEAWAY!
Friedemann Friese's Fast Forward Series

Kickstarter:
Star Scrappers: CAVE-IN
Star Realms Frontiers

Recent Plays: 

Medina (Second Edition)
2014, Stronghold Games
Designer:  Stefan Dorra
Artist:  Eduardo Bera, Hans-Georg Schneider  

Fields of Arle   
2014, Z-Man Games
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Dennis Lohausen

Stockpile
2015, Nauvoo Games
Designers:  Brett Sobol, Seth Van Orden
Artist: Jacqui Davis, Ian O'Toole 

Double Feature Review:

Sentient
2017, Renegade Game Studios
Designer:  J. Alex Kevern
Artist: Chris Ostrowski 

Bärenpark
2013, Mayfair Games/Lookout Spiele
Designer:  Phil Walker-Harding  
Artist:  Klemens Franz 

On Tap:

Bärenpark
2013, Mayfair Games/Lookout Spiele
Designer:  Phil Walker-Harding  
Artist:  Klemens Franz 

  • Catawba Brewing Company Brown Bear Ale; Morganton, NC, USA
    5.2% ABV, 30 IBU.
    Brown English ale.
  • Off Color Brewing Bare Bear; Chicago, IL, USA
    7% ABV, 20 IBU.
    Finnish  style sahti brewed with rye malts and juniper berries.
  • Horse & Dragon Brewing Company Sad Panda; Fort Collins, CO, USA
    6.8% ABV.
    Coffee Stout.
  • Rhinegeist Brewery Koala; Cincinnati, OH, USA
    6% ABV, 50 IBU.
    Red Ale with Ella, Kohatu, and Vic Secret hops.
  • Creston Brewery; Grand Rapids, MI, England
    Polar Bear
    4.2% ABV.
    Multigrain golden ale brewed with W. Michigan hops.

    Koala Bear
    4.2% ABV.
    Golden ale brewed with Rowster Italian coffee.

    Panda Bear
    4.9% ABV.
    American pale ale brewed with local raw honey, whole chai spices, and rooibus tea.

    Pooh Bear
    4.6% ABV.
    Pale wheat ale brewed with local raw honey and lavender.

Quenching Thirst:
Public Library of Sciences: Oral Cooling and Carbonation Increase the Perception of Drinking and Thirst Quenching in Thirsty Adults
USA Today: This beer hydrates you. No, really, it does

Goses:
-SeaQuench Ale; Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, 4.9% ABV.
-Jammer; Sixpoint Brewery, 4.0% ABV
-Key Lime Pie Gose; Westbrook Brewing Co., 4.0% ABV
-Blood Orange Gose; Anderson Valley Brewing Co., 4.2% ABV

Pilsners/Kolsches:
-Episode 46: Beer Primer - Pilsners
-Billows; Burial Beer Co., 4.9% ABV, Kolsch
-Kolsch; Schlafly, 4.8% ABV, Kolsch
-Summerfest; Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 5.0% ABV, Pilsner
-The Crisp; Sixpoint Brewing, 5.4% ABV, Pilsner

Section Timestamps:

<p>Intro
01:00 Show Housekeeping
02:42 Con Watch: MegaMooseCon August 4th-6th!
04:04 Contest: Best Treehouse Ever!
05:42 Kickstarter: Star Scrappers Cave-In update
06:20 Kickstarter: Star Realms Frontiers
10:58 Upcoming: Fast Forward - Fear, Fortress & Flee
16:28 Recent Plays: Medina
23:15 Recent Plays: Fields of Arle
36:01 Recent Plays: Stockpile
45:01 Review: Sentient
57:41 Review: Barenpark
75:42 On Tap: Barenpark
83:27 Can beer quench your thirst?
92:08 Outro

#50: Summer of Hot Games / Rococo

Draft Mechanic Episode #50: Listener Questions, Rococo On Tap, Flipships, Notre Dame, The Fox in the Forest, Bora Bora, and "Beer" Primer: Kvass

News:
Mega Moose Con
BEST TREEHOUSE EVER GIVEAWAY!

Kickstarter:
Star Scrappers: CAVE-IN
2017, Hexy Studio. 2-4 players. 45-90 minutes. 
Designers:  Filip Miłuński, Jan Zalewski
Artists: Mateusz "Draegg" Stanisławski
Kickstarter: Goes live 7/18/17 $25 base game, $39 base game + token minis

Recent Plays: 

Flipships
2017, Renegade Game Studios
Designer: Kane Klenko
Artist: Kwanchai Moriya 

Notre Dame (10th Anniversary Edition)   
2017, alea/Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Designer: Stefan Feld
Artist: Harald Lieske

The Fox in the Forest
2017, Renegade Game Studios/Foxtrot Games
Designer: Joshua Buergel
Artist:Jennifer L. Meyer, Keith Pishnery

Bora Bora
2013, alea/Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Designer: Stefan Feld  
Artist: Alexander Jung

On Tap:

Rococo 
2013, Eagle-Gryphon Games/eggertspiele
Designer: Matthias Cramer, Louis Malz, Stefan Malz
Artist: Michael Menzel

"Beer" Primer: Kvass:
-  Beaver Brewing Company "KVASS"; Beaver Falls, PA, USA. Made with rye, lemon, & raisins
-  Fonta Flora Brewery "Underground"; Morganton, NC, USA. Made with pretzels, smoked malt, & sea salt
-  Jester King Brewery "KVASS"; Austin, TX, USA. Brewed in collaboration with Miche Bread
-  Tiny Rebel Brewing Company "AK-47"; Amplified Kvass (get it, AK-) made with strawberries, lemon, and mint
-  Scratch Brewing Company "KVASS"; Ava, IL, USA. Made with house-baked rye bread and wild mixed house culture

Section Timestamps:

Intro
02:13 Con Watch: MegaMooseCon!
03:52 Con Watch: Gen Con 50! 
06:02 The Summer of HOT Games! Double the Draft Mechanic!
08:35 Kickstarter Preview: Star Scrappers: Cave In
18:12 Recent Plays: Flipships
24:58 Recent Plays: Notre Dame, 10th Anniversary Edition
34:02 Recent Plays: Bora Bora
42:07 Recent Plays: The Fox in the Forest
48:09 The First Ever Draft Mechanic Listener Q&A!
76:31 On Tap: Rococo
82:46 The Beer Primer: Kvass
93:10 A Giveaway?!
95:04 Outro