Author Archives: Dale Yu

About Dale Yu

Dale Yu is the Editor of the Opinionated Gamers. He can occasionally be found working as a volunteer administrator for BoardGameGeek, and he previously wrote for BoardGame News.

Dale Yu: Review of New York 1901

  New York 1901 Designer: Chenier La Salle Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 2-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 30-60 mins Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Blue Orange New York 1901 is the new big-box release from Blue Orange, a … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Tokaido Crossroads Expansion

  Tokaido: Crossroads Expansion Designer: Antoine Bauza Publisher: Funforge, distributed domestically by Passport Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 8+ Time: 45 minutes Times played: 4 with review copy provided by Passport Games The Crossroads Expansion for Tokaido is being distributed domestically … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Taxi Wildlife

  Taxi Wildlife Designer: Florian Racky Publisher: HABA Players: 2-4 Ages: 5+ Time: ~10 minutes Times played: 5, with review copy provided by HABA USA I’ll stick with the theme of finding wooden animals with touch alone by reviewing Taxi … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Master Fox

  Master Fox Designer: Frederic Vuagnat Publisher: IELLO Players: 2-4 Ages: 7+ Time: 20 minutes Times played: 3 with review copy provided by IELLO Master Fox is one of the new summer 2015 releases from IELLO.  In this game, players … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Dark Tales

  Dark Tales Designer: Pierluca Zizzi Publisher: dV giochi Players: 2-4 Ages: 14+ Time: 30 minutes Times played: 4, with review copy provided by dV Dark Tales is a card game that is inspired by classic fairy tales, retold in … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Stockpile

  Stockpile Designers: Seth Van Orden, Brett Sobol Publisher: Nauvoo Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 13+ Time: 45-60 mins Times played: 4, with both a published copy as well as on a review copy provided by Nauvoo Games Stockpile is the … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of ModX

ModX Designers: Mark & Joan Wilkinson Publisher: Cryptozoic Entertainment Players: 2-4 Ages: 15+ Playing time: 20 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Cryptozoic ModX is a departure from the usual sort of game that I expect from … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: 2 Reviews of card games from Blue Orange: Sushi Draft and Armadora

  Sushi Draft Designer: Takahiro Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 3-5 Ages: 8+ Time: 15 minutes Times played: >10 total, 3 with most recent version provided in review by Blue Orange Blue Orange has recently emerged on the scene with a … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Elysium

  Elysium Designers: Brett J. Gilbert and Matthew Dunstan Publisher: Space Cowboys (distributed by Asmodee) Players: 2-4 Ages: 14+ Time: 60 minutes Times played: 5, between review copy provided by Asmodee as well as with copy at the Gathering of … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Heroes Wanted and Champions and Masterminds Expansion

    Heroes Wanted Designers: Travis R. Chance and Nick Little Publisher: Action Phase Games Players: 1-5 Ages: 14+ Time: 60 minutes Times played: 4 with review copy provided by Action Phase Games Heroes Wanted drops you into the Zeta … Continue reading

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