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#102: PolyominUwe

Draft Mechanic Episode #102: Variants and On Tap: Cottage Garden, Indian Summer, and Spring Meadow, Reef, Lotus, Scoville, Homebrew Legalization, and Final Round: What makes a great boardgame app?

Kickstarters:
Fickle (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Remarkable Shops & Their Wares (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Reef
2018, Next Move Games
Designer: Emerson Matsuuchi
Artist: Chris Quilliams

Lotus
2016, Renegade Game Studios
Designer: Jordan Goddard, Mandy Goddard
Artist: Anita Osburn, Chris Ostrowski

Scoville
2014, Tasty Minstrel Games
Designer: Ed Marriott
Artist: Josh Cappel

Variants:
Cottage Garden
2016,  Stronghold Games/Edition Spielwiese
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Andrea Boekhoff

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

Spring Meadow
2018,  Stronghold Games/Edition Spielwiese
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Andrea Boekhoff

On Tap:
Cottage Garden
2016,  Stronghold Games/Edition Spielwiese
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Andrea Boekhoff

•Central State Brewing Company "Garden"; Indianapolis, IN, USA
    3.6% ABV, 12 IBU.
    Gose brewed with lemon peel & Cascade hops.

    •The Veil Brewing Co. "Cat Cat Nap Nap"; Richmond, VA, USA
    6% ABV.
    Double dry-hopped IPA with Galaxy, Citra, Nelson, & Mosaic hops.

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

•The Bruery "Autumn Maple"; Placentia, CA, USA
    10% ABV, 15 IBU.
    Yam beer with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, vanilla, molasses, & maple syrup.

    •New Glarus Brewing Company "Fat Squirrel Ale"; New Glarus, WI, USA
    5.8% ABV, 30 IBU.
    Bottle-conditioned brown ale.

Spring Meadow
2018,  Stronghold Games/Edition Spielwiese
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Andrea Boekhoff

•Finnriver Farm & Cidery "Honey Meadow"; Chimacum, WA, USA
    6.5% ABV.
    Cider with honey and syrup made from  local burdock & dandelion roots dried in their wood-fired oven.

    •Marmota Brewery "Marmota IPA"; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    6% ABV, 67 IBU.
    IPA brewed with California hops.

    •River City Brewing "Midnight Marmot Imperial Stout"; Spokane, WA, USA
    8.7% ABV, 78 IBU.
    Imperial stout.

Homebrew Legalization:
American Homebrewers Association: The Long Journey to Homebrew Legalization
Brewers Association: Homebrewing Officially Legal in All 50 States
KegWorks: How Jimmy Carter Sparked the Craft Beer Revolution
VinePair: The Secret History of Presidents and Beer
The White House: Ale to the Chief: White House Beer Recipe

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:39 Games News: Mystic Vale app, Cities: Skylines

08:46 Kickstarter Updates

11:03 Kickstarter: Fickle

13:44 Kickstarter: Remarkable Shops & their Wares

16:37 Recent Plays: Reef

22:16 Recent Plays: Lotus

29:55 Recent Plays: Scoville

38:00 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

38:48 Variants: Uwe Rosenberg’s Puzzle Trilogy

41:18 Variants: Cottage Garden overview

48:17 Variants: Indian Summer overview

57:21 Variants: Spring Meadow overview

68:08 Variants Discussion

86:23 On Tap: Those Three Games

93:02 Beer Segment: Homebrew Legalization

97:24 Final Round: What Makes a Game App Great?

110:25 Outro

#100: Top 10 Games

Draft Mechanic Episode #100: Jake & Danielle’s Top 10 Games, Belgian Trappist Beers, Hex Roller, Fae, Just One, Twixt, Bargain Quest, My Little Scythe, and Listener Q & A

Kickstarters: 
Cleopatra & The Society of Architects: Deluxe Edition (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Crystallo (BGG) (Kickstarter) (What’s Eric Playing Preview)

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

Fae
2018, Z-Man Games
Designer: Leo Colovini
Artist: Atha Kanaani, Bree Lindsoe, Samuel R. Shimota, Dan Gerlach, Paul Kluka

Just One
2018, Repos Productions
Designer: Ludovic Roudy, Bruno Sautter
Artist: Éric Azagury

TWIXT
1962, 3M
Designer: Alex Randolph

Bargain Quest
2017, Self Published / 2019, Renegade Game Studios
Designer: Jonathan Ying
Artist: Victoria Ying

My Little Scythe
2018, Stonemaier Games
Designer: Hoby & Vienna Chou
Artist: Katie Khau & Noah Adelman

Top 10 Games Lists:
Jake:

10. Near and Far
2017, Red Raven Games
Designer: Ryan Laukat
Artist: Ryan Laukat

9. Star Trek: Ascendancy
2016, Gale Force Nine, LLC
Designer: Aaron Dill, John Kovaleski, Sean Sweigart
Artist: Katie Dillon, Charles Woods

8. Carcassonne: The City
2004, Hans im Glück
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Oliver Freudenreich, Marco Primo

7. Matryoshka
2016, White Goblin Games
Designer: Sérgio Halaban
Artist: Eduardo Bera

6. Escape Tales: The Awakening
2018, Board&Dice
Designer: Jakub Caban, Matt Dembek, Bartosz Idzikowski
Artist: Magdalena Klepacz, Paweł Niziołek

5. Agra
2017, Quined Games
Designer: Michael Keller
Artist: Michael Menzel

4. Terraforming Mars
2016, Stronghold Games
Designer: Jacob Fryxelius
Artist: Isaac Fryxelius

3. Scythe
2016, Stonemaier Games
Designer: Jamey Stegmaier
Artist: Jakub Rozalski

2. Among The Stars
2012, Artipia Games
Designer: Vangelis Bagiartakis
Artist: Antonis Papantoniou, Odysseas Stamoglou

1. T.I.M.E. Stories: Lumen Fidei
2017, Space Cowboys
Designer: Ulric Maes
Artist: Pascal Quidault

Danielle:
10. Bohnanza
1997, AMIGO
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Björn Pertoft

9. Race For The Galaxy
2007, Rio Grande Games
Designer: Thomas Lehmann
Artist: Martin Hoffmann, Claus Stephan, Mirko Suzuki

8. Citrus
2013, dlp games/2018, Tasty Minstrel Games
Designer: Jeffrey D. Allers
Artist: Klemens Franz, Scott Hartman

7. Codenames
2015, Czech Games Edition
Designer: Vlaada Chvátil
Artist: Stéphane Gantiez, Tomáš Kučerovský, Filip Murmak

6. Escape Tales: The Awakening
2018, Board&Dice
Designer: Jakub Caban, Matt Dembek, Bartosz Idzikowski
Artist: Magdalena Klepacz, Paweł Niziołek

5. Altiplano
2017, dlp games, Renegade Game Studios
Designer: Reiner Stockhausen
Artist: Klemens Franz, Andrea Kattnig, Jeff Oglesby

4. Sagrada
2017, Floodgate Games
Designer: Adrian Adamescu, Daryl Andrews
Artist: Adrian Adamescu, Daryl Andrews, Peter Wocken

3. Patchwork
2014, Mayfair Games
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist: Klemens Franz

2. T.I.M.E. Stories
2015, Space Cowboys
Designer: Peggy Chassenet, Manuel Rozoy
Artist: Ben Carre, David Lecossu, Pascal Quidault

1. Terraforming Mars
2016, Stronghold Games
Designer: Jacob Fryxelius
Artist: Isaac Fryxelius

Beer (Mini) Traveler: Hubbard’s Cave/Une Annee:
(Website)
Fresh IIPA v30
El Zacaton
Chocolate & Cinnamon Pot de Creme
Le Grand Monde 2019-2
Le Grand Monde 2019-3
Le Grand Monde 2019-1

Beer Primer - Trappist Beers:
BLCP 2015 Guidelines
- Section 26. Trappist Ales
American Homebrewers Association -
A Brief History of the Trappists
International Trappist Association
Beer Advocate -
Belgian Dubbel
All About Beer Magazine - Belgian Tripel
Kegerator.com - Belgian Tripel: Style Characteristics, Brewing Tips & History
All About Beer Magazine - Belgian Quadrupel and Strong Dark

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

03:27 Geekway to the West!

04:16 New Draft Mechanic pins!

05:12 Kickstarter Updates

06:47 Kickstarter: Cleopatra & The Society of Architects

09:29 Kickstarter: Crystallo

12:24 Recent Plays: Hex Roller

20:03 Recent Plays: Fae

25:21 Recent Plays: Just One

30:12 Jake at the Gaming Hoopla

31:55 Hoopla: TWIXT

35:35 Hoopla: Bargain Quest

42:48 Hoopla: My Little Scythe

45:49 Hoopla Wrap-up

47:40 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

48:45 Our Top Ten Games of All Time (Honorable mentions)

52:00 Our Top Ten Games of All Time

103:55 Beer Traveler: Une Année / Hubbard’s Cave

110:55 The Beer Primer: Trappist Beer

122:03 Listener Q&A!

154:07 Outro

#39: 2-Player Games / Citrus

Draft Mechanic Episode #39: 2-Player Games, Citrus On Tap, Isle of Skye, Avenue, & Beers with Aphrodisiacs

Check out Draft Mechanic on the Dukes of Dice live Q&A!

News:

Portal Games funds frozen by PayPal in First Martians contract issue

New information on Stonemaier Games' upcoming "Charterstone" [News] [BGG]

Recent Plays:

Isle of Skye: From Cheiftan to King
2015, Mayfair Games
Designer: Alexander Pfister

Avenue
2016,Aporta Games
Designer: Gjermund Bohne

Six Pack : 2-Player Games

Patchwork
2014, Mayfair Games
Designer:  Uwe Rosenberg

Lost Cities
1999, Kosmos
Designer:  Reiner Knizia

Schotten Totten
1999,  ASS Altenburger Spielkarten / 2016, iELLO
Designer:  Reiner Knizia

Targi
2012, Z-Man
Designer:  Andreas Steiger

7 Wonders Duel
2015, Repos Production
Designer:  Antoine Bauza, Bruno Cathala

Santorini
2017, Roxley Games
Designer:  Dr. Gordon Hamilton

On-Tap:

Citrus
2013, dlp Games
Designers: Jeffrey D. Allers

  • Lemon:
    Triton Brewing Co. 
    Barn Phantom Gose” Indianapolis, IN
    4.0% ABV, 10 IBU.
    Gose with coriander, lemon zest, and Himalayan pink sea salt.
  • Orange:
    Coronado Brewing Co.. 
    Orange Avenue Wit” San Diego, CA
    5.2% ABV, 15 IBU.
    Witbier with coriander, California orange peel, and orange blossom honey.
  • Blood Orange:
    Anderson Valley Brewing Company.
     “Blood Orange Gose” Boonville, CA
    4.2% ABV.
    Kettle-soured gose with salt, coriander, and blood orange infusion.
  • Lime:
    Taft's Ale House.
     “Nellie's Keylime Caribbean Ale” Cincinnati, OH
    4.8% ABV, 19 IBU.
    Pale wheat ale brewed with Caribbean keylime juice and a hint of coriander.
  • Grapefruit:
    Schlafly, The St. Louis Brewery. 
    “Grapefruit IPA” St. Louis, MO
    5.0% ABV, 40 IBU.
    IPA brewed with fresh grapefruit puree.

Aphrodisiac Beers:

Oysters:
Marooned on Hog Island (21st Amendment Brewery, San Francisco, CA, Oyster Stout)
Delaware Oyster Stout (16 Mile Brewing Company, Georgetown, DE, Oyster Stout)

Chili Peppers:
Crime/Punishment (Arrogant Brewing (Stone), Escondido, CA, American Strong Ales)
Space Ghost (Central Waters Brewing Company, Amherst, WI, Imperial Stout)
Fire Escape (Asheville Brewing Company, Asheville, NC, Pale Ale)

Honey:
The Keeper's Veil Honey Saison (Burial Beer Co., Asheville, NC, Saison)
B. Nektar Meadery
Redstone Meadery

Coffee:
Cosmic Ristretto (Green Flash Brewing Company, San Diego, CA, Baltic Porter)
Coffee Bender (Surly Brewing Company, Minneapolis, MN, Oatmeal Brown Ale)
Coffee Is For Closers (Fullsteam, Durham, NC, Iced Coffee Porter)

Watermelon:
Hell or High Watermelon (21st Amendment Brewery, Sand Francisco, CA, Wheat Beer)

Fig:
So Long and Thanks for All the Figs! (Haymarket Pub & Brewery, Chicago, IL, Belgian Dubbel)
Windowpane Series: Fig & Raisin (Mother Earth Brewing, Kinston, NC, Belgian Dubbel)

Cherries:
Wisconsin Belgian Red (New Glarus Brewing Company, New Glarus, WI, Fruit Beer)
Dogpatch Sour (Almanac Beer Company, San Francisco, CA, American Wild Ale)
Chocolate Cherry Bomb (Ellicottville Brewing Company, Ellicottville, NY, Imperial Stout)

Chocolate:
Sexual Chocolate (Foothills Brewing, Winston-Salem, NC, Imperial Stout)
Young's Double Chocolate Stout (Charles Wells Brewery, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, Mild Stout)
Choklat (Southern Tier Brewing Company, Lakewood, NY, Imperial Stout)

Multi-tasker (Cocoa, peppers, & coffee):
Xocoveza (Stone Brewing, Escondido, CA, Winter-spiced Mocha Stout)

Section Timestamps:

Intro
01:00 Show Housekeeping
02:41 Draft Mechanic on Dukes of Dice Q&A
03:50 News: Gen Con Housing
06:10 News: Portal Games v. PayPal
08:06 Upcoming: Charterstone
11:36 Recent Plays: Isle of Skye
19:09 Recent Plays: Avenue
27:11 Six Pack: Two-Player Games
55:23 On Tap: Citrus
66:19 Aphrodisiac Beers
83:53 Outro