Author Archives: Tom Rosen

Feld Madness

Stefan Feld can be a polarizing game designer.  Many love his games; many love to hate his games.  The Opinionated Gamers recently came together to rate all of Feld’s games that we had played over the years on our classic … Continue reading

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Games of the Years: 2003-2013

Last week Larry and Tom worked their way backwards through the past 20 years to pick the most notable board games of the past two decades in the Notable Notables series, and yesterday they began working their way forwards through … Continue reading

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Games of the Years: 1993-2002

Now that we’ve finished selecting the most notable games from the last 20 years, we’re going to pick our favorites.  In case you missed it, last week Larry and Tom seized control of the OG to run the Notable Notables … Continue reading

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Notable Notables: 1993-1996

All good things must come to an end and so it is with the Notable Notables series.  20 years seemed like a good round number so that’s how far we decided to go back, plus it brought us back to … Continue reading

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Notable Notables: 1997-2000

Welcome back for Day 4 of Notable Notables week here at the OG.  Today we’re picking the most notable titles from 1997 to 2000.  We’ll kick things off today with the fairly obvious Carcassonne, but by the time we get … Continue reading

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Notable Notables: 2001-2004

The Notable Notables series rolls on today with games from 2001 to 2004.  The introduction from Monday’s initial post explains all you need to know about the criteria and the selection process.  We kick things off today with a tough … Continue reading

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Notable Notables: 2005-2008

Yesterday Larry and Tom kicked off the Notable Notables series in an attempt to identify the most notable releases from the past 20 years.  The first installment looked at 2009 to 2013 for which there was some agreement and plenty … Continue reading

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Notable Notables: 2009-2013

If you’ve been following the articles that Larry Levy and Tom Rosen post to OG, you know that we have very different opinions when it comes to games.  What you may not know is that we share some things in … Continue reading

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OG 2013 – What You Missed

There’s been a lot of great content posted on the OG in the past year, so we just wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the most viewed articles in case you missed them the first time around.  … Continue reading

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Tom Rosen: Revisiting 2013

It’s that time of year for a look back at the past twelve months of gaming.  Last year I wrote up a 2012 retrospective that discussed my most played games of the year and in previous years I’ve made charts … Continue reading

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