Draft Mechanic #73: Rising 5; Blight Chronicles: Agent Decker; Monster Match & Funky Chicken
Draft Mechanic Episode #73: Rising 5 six-pack review; Blight Chronicles: Agent Decker preview; Happy Planet Games (Monster Match & Funky Chicken); Las Vegas Boulevard
Hello again! On today’s episode, we’re looking at Rising 5, the new app-enhanced deduction game featuring some stellar artwork from Vincent Dutrait. We have a Kickstarter preview of Blight Chronicles: Agent Decker from Board & Dice, and we look at the new Happy Planet games from North Star Games, Monster Match and Funky Chicken! Also: the Boulevard expansion for Las Vegas, a history of hard cider, and a final round where we discuss what games should be called ‘modern classics.’ Enjoy!
01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates
02:42 News: Gen Con Events Catalog is live
04:55 News: Asmodee’s Modern Classics
07:42 Kickstarter Updates
10:16 Kickstarter: Kitchen Rush expansion
12:15 Kickstarter: The Estates
15:23 Recent Plays / KS Preview: Blight Chronicles Agent Decker
27:11 Recent Plays: Las Vegas Boulevard
34:50 Recent Plays: Happy Planet Games: Monster Match & Funky Chicken
42:52 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot
44:01 Six Pack Review: Rising 5
44:42 Rising 5: Gameplay Rundown
50:34 Rising 5: Discussion
68:19 Rising 5: Final Thoughts
70:27 On Tap: Monster Match
74:47 The History of Cider
83:28 Final Round: Modern Classics
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