#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?

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

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

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

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

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

#62: Six Tasty Games

Draft Mechanic Episode #62: 6 Games About Making Food, Caverna On Tap, Shadows Over Camelot, Cytosis: A Cell Biology Game, Mission: Red Planet (2nd Edition), Problem Picnic: Attack of the Ants, and Cooking with Beer

Vote in the Fantasy Board Game League 2017 Championship Matchup!!

Bushido (BGG Page)(Kickstarter)
Book of Dragons (BGG Page)(Kickstarter) - Ends 12/20

Recent Plays:
Shadows Over Camelot
2005,  Days of Wonder
Designer:  Bruno Cathala, Serge Laget
Artist:  Cyrille Daujean, Julien Delval
Shadows Over Camelot: Merlin's Company

Cytosis: A Cell Biology Game
2017, Genius Games
Designer:  John Coveyou
Artists: Tomasz Bogusz

Mission: Red Planet (Second Edition)
2015, Fantasy Flight Games
Designer:  Bruno Cathala, Bruno Faidutti
Artist:  Andrew Bosley, Samuel Shimota, Alyn Spiller 

Problem Picnic: Attack of the Ants
2017, Kids Table BG
Designer:  Scott Almes
Artist:  Josh Cappel

6 Tasty Games for your Thanksgiving Feast:
Sushi Go Party!
2016,  Gamewright
Designer:  Phil Walker-Harding
Artists:  Nan Rangsima 

Burger Up
2016, Rule & Make
Designer: Matthew Parkes
Artist:  Stephen Gibson 

2014, Tasty Minstrel Games
Designer:  Ed Marriott
Artists:  Josh Cappel 

Wok on Fire
2015, Green Couch Games.
Designer:  Chen Po-Chiao
Artist:  Adam P. McIver, Chen Po-Chiao 

Pie Factory
2014, Greater Than Games (Dice Hate Me Games)
Designer: Bryan Fischer
Artists: Bryan Fischer

Sundae Split
2017,  Foxtrot Games/Renegade Game Studios
Designer:  Nate Bivins
Artist:  Rehana Khan, Keith Pishnery

On Tap:
Caverna: The Cave Farmers
2013, Lookout Games
Designer: Uwe Rosenberg
Artist:  Klemens Franz 

  • Stumptown Ales "Cave Dweller Pale Ale"; Davis, WV, USA
    5.9% ABV
    American Pale Ale brewed with Citra hops.
  • Quaff ON! Brewing Company "Yellow Dwarf Wheat"; Nashville, IN, USA
    4.5% ABV, 15 IBU.
    Dry hopped American Wheat Ale.
  • Adventure Brewing Company "Expedition IPA"; Fredericksburg, VA, USA
    5.9% ABV, 42 IBU
    IPA brewed to avoid strong hop punch.
  • Hitchhiker Brewing Company "A Different Animal"; Pittsburg, PA, USA
    5.4% ABV, 30 IBU
    Dry hopped sour ale.
  • Founders Brewing Com. "Rübæus"; Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    5.7% ABV, 15 IBU.
    Fruit beer fermented on raspberries.
  • Big aLICe Brewing Co. "Fistful of Rubies"; Long Island City, Queens, NY, USA
    6% ABV
    Mixed fermentation sour ale aged in red wine barrels with Montmorency cherries.

Cooking With Beer:
The Beeroness

Section Timestamps:


01:00 Show Housekeeping

02:45 Games news

08:27 FBGL Championship Update!

12:46 Kickstarter: Bushido

15:15 Kickstarter: Book of Dragons

20:21 Gamers for Cures Marathon

21:15 Recent Plays: Shadows over Camelot

30:33 Recent Plays: Cytosis

39:17 Recent Plays: Mission: Red Planet

49:55 Recent Plays: Problem Picnic: Attack of the Ants!

54:39 Grey Fox Games sponsorship spot

55:29 Six Pack: Tasty Games for Thanksgiving

73:52 On Tap: Caverna

82:09 Cooking With Beer

89:54 Outro

#45: Six-Player Games / Las Vegas

Draft Mechanic Episode #45: Six pack of six-player games, Las Vegas On Tap, Barcelona: The Rose of Fire, Mystic Vale, Orleans, and recent beer buyout news

On The Horizon:

Five Tribes: Whims of the Sultan
Onitama: Sensei's Path
Century: Spice Road
Bohnanza: The Duel
Fields of Green

Recent Plays:

Barcelona: The Rose of Fire
2016, Devir
Designer: Marco Maggi, Francesco Nepitello
Artist: David Parcerisa

Mystic Vale
2016, AEG
Designer: John D. Clair

2014, Tasty Minstrel Games
Designer:  Reiner Stockhausen
Artist: Klemens Franz

Six-pack of Six-player Games:

2012, Asmodee
Designer: Paolo Mori
Artist: Ben Carre, Stephane Gantiez

2015, Libellud
Designer: Oleg Sidorenko, Oleksandr Nevskiy
Artist: Igor Burlakov, Xavier Collette

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

Viticulture (Essential Edition)
2015, Stonemaier Games
Designer: Jamey Stegmaier, Alan Stone
Artist: Beth Sobel

7 Wonders
2010, Repos/Asmodee
Designer: Antoine Bauza
Artist: Miguel Coimbra

2017, CMON
Designer:  Paolo Mori
Artist: John Howe

On Tap:

Las Vegas
2012, Ravensburger
Designer:  Rudiger Dorn
Artist:  Harald Lieske, Markus Schmuck, Mia Steingräber

  • Sin City Brewing Co.The Dark Side of Sin”, Las Vegas, NV, USA
    Irish Dry Stout, 6% ABV
    Dry Irish stout with chocolate and coffee notes.

  • BrewDogCasino Rye Ale”, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    Rye Ale, 5.1% ABV, 60 IBU
    Ale brewed with barley and rye malts and single hopped with Equinox hops.

  • Pair O’ Dice BrewingThe Pit Boss Triple IPA” Clearwater, FL, USA
    Triple IPA, 10% ABV, 125 IBU
    Triple IPA hopped with Apollo, Chinook, Amarillo, & Simcoe hops.

  • Lucky Town Brewing Company Gose Gamblin’” Jackson, MS, USA
    Gose, 4% ABV, 8 IBU
    Sour ale brewed with salt and coriander.

  • Indeed Brewing CompanyLet It Ride IPA” Minneapolis, MN, USA
    American IPA, 6.8 % ABV, 90 IBU
    IPA brewed with Mosaic, Calypso & Eldorado hops for blueberry, pear and tropical fruit notes.

  • Karben4 Brewing Lady Luck” Madison, WI, USA
    Irish Red Ale, 7.5% ABV, 18 IBU
    Red ale brewed as an interpretation of Bordeaux wine in beer form.

Beer Sellout News:

Wicked Weed to be purchased by Anheuser-Busch
Lagunitas selling remaining stake to Heineken as founder Magee seeks growth for brand

Section Timestamps:

02:15 CMON Expo this weekend!
03:45 Upcoming: Five Tribes, Whims of the Sultan
05:20 Upcoming: Onitama, Sensei’s Path
06:15 Upcoming: Century: Spice Road
07:47 Upcoming: Flatline
08:36 Upcoming: Fields of Green
10:28 Upcoming: Bohnanza: The Duel
12:43 Kickstarter: Gloomhaven finishes #24 of all time
14:01 Recent Plays: Barcelona, The Rose of Fire
26:46 Recent Plays: Mystic Vale
34:18 Recent Plays: Orleans
39:55 Six Pack: Six Player Games
53:44 On Tap: Las Vegas
59:04 The Betrayal at the Brewery on the Hill
69:00 Outro