Category Archives: 138 Games

138 Games Finale: From January to September

Last week we reached the final regular entry in the Opinionated Gamers series on 138 Games to Play Before You Die.  We started the series back in January working chronologically forward from Go and finished last week with the slightly … Continue reading

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138 Games: From Telestrations to Love Letter

All good things must come to an end and so it is with the 138 Games series.  This is the final regular entry in the series with five more games that we recommend for everyone to try out.  With this … Continue reading

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138 Games: From King of Siam to Summoner Wars

We’re nearing the finish line now in our 138 Games series.  This week we bring you a handful of newer games that you’ve just got to try.  There are a couple in here that you’ve likely already experienced, but others … Continue reading

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138 Games: From Through the Ages to Galaxy Trucker

This week the 138 Games series brings you five games from 2006 to 2007 that the Opinionated Gamers recommend everyone try at least once.  This entry is sandwiched with two preeminent designs by the esteemed Vlaada Chvatil.  Vlaada has designed … Continue reading

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138 Games: From Nexus Ops to Vegas Showdown

After taking the month of July off, we’re back with a brand new entry in the 138 Games series.  As you can tell from the title, this entry is sandwiched with a pair of 2005 Avalon Hill games that have … Continue reading

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138 Games: From No Thanks! to Nacht der Magier

We’re going to start off today’s 138 Games article with two Z-Man card games from 2004.  The first is a classic filler and the second is a great partnership game.  We’ll end today with an award-winning children’s game.  And in … Continue reading

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138 Games: From R-Eco to Ticket to Ride

We’ve got all the themes you could ever want covered in today’s 138 Games article.  You could play a card game about recycling or a board game about superheroes.  You could try to efficiently provide electricity to cities across the … Continue reading

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138 Games: From Flowerpower to Canal Grande

The five games recommended in today’s 138 Games article cover releases for 2001 through 2002.  These include two heavy hitters that actually both won the International Gamers Award for best multi-player game.  These also include one of the most loved … Continue reading

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138 Games: From Taj Mahal to ZERTZ

Today the 138 Games series finishes out the year 2000 with five more games from that year that you’ve just got to try.  We have two more Knizia games for you this time, but only one more to go for … Continue reading

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138 Games: From Carcassonne to Princes of Florence

The 138 Games series has covered many games so far, but in this entry, we bring you a number of modern classics.  There’s a classic tile-laying game, a classic role-selection game, a classic cooperative game, and a classic Alea game.  … Continue reading

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