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.

Driving home from the Gathering

It’s Tuesday, and we’re taking turns driving. Here is the list of games that I played this week. I am about 85 percent sure that I have accurately recorded the games that I played. Dale’s 2014 GoF games (Thursday) Gib … Continue reading

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Good night gathering

Last post from Niagara.  After the low fat lunch, back for more games. Took another group through Start Frei.  The two lap beginning track is taking about 45 minutes now which is just right for me given the weight of … Continue reading

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Monday morning. Last full day!

Started off with a new game, Baseball Highlights 2045. It’s an interesting card game where each player is playing both offense and defense at the same time.  It’s a cute 2 player game that captures the flavor of baseball with … Continue reading

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Sunday night.

Istanbul might be one of my favorites of the new games thus far (well at least among the games that I’m not involved with) . Played it twice, and want to play it more… We played the second time with … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoon

I realized that I didn’t actually show you the sub… 16″ steak and cheese sub. Probably about 400 calories After lunch, a potential Essen 14 release, Spike from R&R games and Stephen Glenn. Here is a picture of the board. … Continue reading

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Sunday morning

Knock down barns was the first game played Sunday (I stayed up pretty late) A game I’m happy that Adam owns but that I got to play here. You build a wood tower and then try to knock it down … Continue reading

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Ok. Saturday nightcap

I lied. I’m not done writing for today. More on Time Stories first. I still can’t talk about it. Once the game is more finalized, I’ll leave it to the space Cowboys to decide how much info they want to … Continue reading

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Saturday lunch

More on the chocolate. Apricot Caramel “extreme “ Foil wrapped surprise White chocolate coated lumpy thing The rest of the morning was spent teaching my new Carrera games to some gamers. Then lunch – back to Ted’s for more hot … Continue reading

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Saturday morning

As you would expect, not a lot of activity early on Saturday morning. Why am I down here this early? Well, as I am only here for 5 days this trip, it will be a lot easier for me to … Continue reading

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Friday bedtime

Before bed, I taught one of my new Carrera games, Start Frei.  This is early in the first lap. The track hasn’t even been built yet. Ok. Photo essay of what is on play at 11pm Three tables had nothing … Continue reading

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