Category Archives: Recap

How Acquire Became Acquire

(The following article is based upon research I recently had the opportunity to complete at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY.  I am indebted to Julia Rossi and Nicolas Ricketts at the museum for their tremendous help, … 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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2012 Sasquatch Board Game Festival Recap: Best Way to Spend a Rainy Weekend in November

The 3rd annual Sasquatch Board Game Festival took place 10/31-11/4. There were several changes this year – attendance grew by 50% (we had about 80 people) so we moved up from mansions to a hotel venue for the first time, … Continue reading

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Gulf Games 29 – Report

By:  Greg J. Schloesser Gulf Games is a relatively small, invitation-only gathering of families and individuals who enjoy socializing and playing games.  While there is an abundance of different games played and enjoyed, the emphasis is placed on fellowship and … Continue reading

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Tom Rosen: 2011 Retrospective

As the end of the year approaches, it’s a good time to look back at the past year in gaming.  2011 got off to a disappointing start with a slew of underwhelming Nurnberg releases that I discussed back in June. … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Spring 2011

Boardgame translations onto the iOS platform continue to come fast and furious.  The iPhone/iPod Touch platform can serve up a quick boardgaming hit, while the iPad can serve as an alternate boardgaming platform in an extremely portable package.  There’s no … Continue reading

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(Almost) Monthly Recap from the Opinionated Gamers – April 8, 2011

Well – normally I don’t like to wait this long between recap posts here on the “OG”, but real life has kept me (and the other writers) quite busy.  I think that we’re finding a good balance right now between … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap – 2 week’s worth!

Somehow we missed the weekend recap last weekend.  Here’s what we’ve talked about over the past 14 days. Sun 2/27 – Mary Prasad reviews Navegador Mon 2/28 – Larry Levy continues his Designer of the Year series Tues 3/1 – … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap – February 26, 2011

This week on the Opinionated Gamers – the focus was on game reviews: Sunday Feb 20 – a guest appearance by Superfly Pete and a nice review of Wrath of Ashardalon Monday Feb 21 – Greg Schloesser looks at Lemming … Continue reading

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