Draft Mechanic #77: Vinhos high-gravity review & on tap

Draft Mechanic #77: Vinhos high-gravity review & on tap

Draft Mechanic Episode #77: Vinhos High Gravity review & on tap; Coldwater Crown: The Sea; Carcassonne: Over Hill & Dale; Alhambra; Cleopatra & the Society of Architects

Hello again! Today, we return to the heavier side of gaming today with Vinhos in our featured High Gravity review segment, and give the game of strategic winemaking our On Tap treatment. We take a look at the upcoming The Sea expansion for Bellwether Games’ Coldwater Crown, discuss recent plays of another Carcassonne spinoff (Over Hill and Dale) and classic titles Alhambra and Cleopatra. Danielle’s beer primer segment is all about hefeweizens today, and in the Final Round we talk about when it’s ok to help other players choose their moves. Enjoy!

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:26 News: Origins awards

08:00 Kickstarter Updates

11:46 Kickstarter: Creatures & Cupcakes

13:30 Kickstarter: Fantastic Factories

15:19 Kickstarter: Coldwater Crown “The Sea” expansion!

19:15 Recent Plays: Carcassonne Over Hill and Dale

28:57 Recent Plays: Alhambra

34:57 Recent Plays: Cleopatra and the Society of Architects

44:38 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

45:48 High Gravity Review: Vinhos

46:42 Vinhos Gameplay Overview

51:41 Vinhos Discussion

92:32 Vinhos Final Thoughts

94:39 On Tap: Vinhos

98:39 The Beer Primer: Hefeweizen

108:46 Final Round: Helping Other Players

117:23 Outro

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