Author Archives: Joe Huber

Joe’s Bookshelf – How to Host a Game Night

Written by Erik Arneson and published by Tiller PressISBN 978-1-9821-5047-1 (ebook ISBN 978-1-9821-5048-8)Review based upon a review copy provided by the publisher Erik is, of course, one of the Opinionated Gamers writers (if possibly one even less prolific here than … Continue reading

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Collective H-Indices

The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given author/journal has published h papers that have each been cited at least h times.  So, applying it to board games, the h-index is defined as the … Continue reading

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Review of Parks

Parks Designed by Henry Audubon and published by Keymaster Games The Game I set a lot of gaming goals.  Almost every year I set at least one goal for myself, and it’s not uncommon for me to set additional goals … Continue reading

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The Opinionated Gamers opine about the classics

Recently, thinking about the question of classic boardgames, I wondered – what do the other Opinionated Gamers think about such games?  Are they beloved? Warmly remembered? Or barely tolerated? So, I asked.  And – the answers run the gamut.  But … Continue reading

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All Fun and Games

I play games to have fun. The problem with that statement, of course, is that having fun means different things to different people.  What might be fun for me might not be fun for others; further, as Wei-Hwa notes, maximizing … Continue reading

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Review of Lift Off

Lift Off Designed by Jeroen Vandersteen and published by Hans im Glück and in English by Z-Man Games This review was originally published, in an earlier version, in the Winter 2019 edition of Gamers Alliance (http://www.gamersalliance.com/).   The Game Last year … Continue reading

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