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.

DMCA request to drunken-dwarf.com

Since the content is going to be copied soon, I figured they can host my DMCA request to them —   My name is DALE YU and I am the editor of the Opinionated Gamers Blog.  A website that your … Continue reading

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Drunken-dwarf.com is stealing our content

This is to formally request that Drunken-dwarf.com stop stealing our content. http://drunken-dwarf.com/games/?p=42614 is an exact copy of http://opinionatedgamers.com/2014/09/18/dale-yu-review-of-abyss-bombyxasmodee/   A DMCA request has been filed.  

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Dale Yu: Review of Abyss (Bombyx/Asmodee)

Abyss Designers: Bruno Cathala and Charles Chevallier Publisher: Bombyx/Asmodee Ages: 14+ Players: 2-4 Time: 45 minutes Times played: 3 with review copy provided by Asmodee   Abyss is one of the new releases distributed by Asmodee at GenCon 2014.  It … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Lords of Xidit (Libellud)

  Lords of Xidit Designer: Regis Bonnessee Publisher: Libellud/Asmodee Players: 3-5 Ages: 14+ Time: 90-120 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Asmodee Lords of Xidit is another game that looks awfully familiar to another game already in … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Essen Preview of Ca$h ‘n Guns, second edition (REPOS)

  Ca$h ‘n Guns, second edition Designer: Ludovic Maublanc Publisher: REPOS (distributed by Asmodee) Players: 4-8 Ages: 8+ Time: about 20 minutes Times played: 4 with review copy provided by Asmodee Ca$h ‘n Guns has been re-released this year – … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Mad City (Mayfair)

  Mad City Designer: Kane Klenko Publisher: Mayfair Games Players: 1-6 Time: 30-45 minutes Ages: 8+ Times played: 4 with review copy provided by Mayfair Mad City is the “manic game of parks and re-creation” where players try to construct … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Essen Preview 2014 – Deus (Pearl Games)

Dale Yu: Preview of Deus (Pearl Games)   Deus Designer: Sebastian Dujardin Publisher: Pearl Games Ages: 14+ Players: 2-4 Time: 60-90 mins Deus is the newest release from Pearl Games, this one designed by the principal behind the company, Sebastian … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Essen 14 Preview – Murano (Lookout Games)

Preview of Murano (Lookout Games)   Murano Designers: Markus and Inka Brand Publisher: Lookout Games Ages: ? Players: ? Time: ? Advance look at rules graciously provided by Lookout Games.  These rules were in Hanno’s native German.  I have had … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers Essen 2014 Coverage

Well, it’s that time of year again – time to look towards this year’s SPIEL fair in Essen.  The timing feels a little bit early this year, as the fair is more towards the middle of October instead of the … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Five Tribes (Days of Wonder)

Designer: Bruno Cathala Publisher: Days of Wonder Players: 2-4 Time: 40-80 min* Ages: 13+ * recommended time is what is printed on the box, our games proved to be closer to 120 min for a 4p game Times played: 3, … Continue reading

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