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#78: Best of 2017 Redux

Draft Mechanic Episode #78: Best Games of 2017 Redux, Circle the Wagons On Tap, Carcassonne: Amazonas, Tokyo Highway, and What the British CO2 Shortage Means for the Beer Industry

Kickstarter: 
So Long, My World (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Wreck Raiders (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Carcassonne: Amazonas

2016, Z-Man Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist:  Vicki Dalton

Tokyo Highway
2016, itten
Designer: Naotaka Shimamoto, Yoshiaki Tomioka
Artist: Yoshiaki Tomioka 

Circle the Wagons
2017, Button Shy
Designer:  Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka
Artist:  Bryan Fischer, Beth Sobel 

On Tap:
Circle the Wagons
2017, Button Shy
Designer:  Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka
Artist:  Bryan Fischer, Beth Sobel
    Bauhaus Brew Labs "Wagon Party"; Minneapolis, MN, USA
    5.4% ABV, 55 IBU.
    California Common.

    •BNS Brewing & Distilling Co. "Revolver"; Santee, CA, USA
    6.5% ABV, 62 IBU.
    IPA brewed with revolving hop profile.

    •D9 Brewing Company "Brown Sugar Brown Cow"; Cornelius, NC, USA
    6.9% ABV, 15IBU.
    Mocha brown ale.

    •Brouwerji De Ranke "XXX-Bitter"; Dottignies, Hainaut, Belgium
    6% ABV, 70 IBU.
    Belgian IPA.

    Silver Gulch Brewing Company "Pick Axe Porter"; Fox, AK, USA
    4.8% ABV, 25 IBU.
    Sweet porter brewed with Cascade hops.

    •Dogfish Head Craft Brewery "Fort"; Milton, DE, USA
    18% ABV, 49 IBU.
    Strong ale brewed with raspberry puree.
    Fruit-Full Fort

British CO2 Shortage:
This is the video I was talking about.

Best Games of 2017 Redux:
Here is our original lists from back in January

Changes/Additions:
Best Artwork:

Danielle: Pot de Vin (ThunderGryph Games)
Jake: Charterstone (Stonemaier Games) - Honorable Mention

Game I Wish I'd Played More from 2017:
Jake: The 7th Continent (Serious Poulp)

Best Party Game:
Danielle: Pitch Deck (Palm Court) - Honorable Mention

Best Card Game:
Danielle: Illimat (Twogether Studios)

New Top 10 Lists:
Jake:
1. Near and Far
2. Sagrada
3. Matryoshka
4. Azul
5. Agra
6. The 7th Continent
7. Charterstone
8. Coldwater Crown
9. Downforce
10. Vegas Wits & Wagers

Danielle:
1. Near and Far
2. Sagrada
3. The 7th Continent
4. Azul
5. Harvest Dice
6. Illimat
7. Charterstone
8. Agra
9. Seikatsu
10. Altiplano

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

02:20 Draft Mechanic BGG microbadge!

04:45 Games News: Terraforming Mars’ 4th Expansion

07:52 Games News: BGG Gen Con GeekPreview

09:34 Kickstarter Updates

11:11 Kickstarter: So Long, My World

15:41 Kickstarter: Wreck Raiders

18:27 Recent Plays: Carcassonne Amazonas

38:17 Recent Plays: Tokyo Highway

47:37 Recent Plays: Circle the Wagons

55:28 On Tap: Circle the Wagons

61:45 No CO2? Yes Problem!

68:14 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

69:24 2017 Superlatives Redux

78:36 2017 Top 10 Games Redux

105:13 Final Round: New Favorites from 2017

110:00 Outro

Section Timestamps:

#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