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.

Dale Yu: Review of The Legend of the Wendigo

  The Legend of the Wendigo Designer: Christian Lemay Publisher: IELLO / Masked Scorpion Players: 2-6 Ages: 6+ Time: 10-15 minutes Times played: 6, with review copy provided by IELLO The Legend of the Wendigo is a cute all vs … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Deckscape: Test Time (Spoiler Free)

  Deckscape: Test Time Designers: Martino Chiacchiera and Silvano Sorrentino Publisher: dv Giochi Players: 1-6 Ages: 12+ Time: ~1 hour Times played: 1, with review copy provided by dv Giochi The puzzle game genre has been rapidly growing over the … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of NMBR9

  NMBR9 Designer: Peter Wichmann Publisher: Abacus Spiele Players: 1-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 20 minutes Times played: 16, with review copy provided by Abacus Spiele NMBR9 is the newest entry in one of my favorite genres – the simultaneous puzzle … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Blindes Huhn Extrem (Blind Chicken Extreme)

  Blindes Huhn Extrem Designer: Michael Schacht Publisher: Abacus Spiele Players: 3-5 Ages: 8+ Time: ~20 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Abacus Spiele Blindes Huhn Extrem is a second generation game of the somewhat classic 1997 … Continue reading

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Monday at the Gathering 

My last full day at this year’s Gathering. Woke up and was immediately accosted by Friedemann to learn about his new games. Can’t really talk much about them (yet), but I think I’m allowed to say that I played a … Continue reading

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Sunday at the gathering 

Managed to wake up early today..started the day with another game of Codenames Duet. Managed to do better but I suspect this is because I was playing with John as opposed to Dan. We were only one answer away from … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Gathering 

Started the day out with a new game, Codenames Duet.  Played 3 games, lost each time… The game is in the early stages of the prototype still – so things will change. In fact, the game has changed since yesterday.  … Continue reading

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Friday morning 

Slept in. Woke up to Christmas morning. Spring has most definitely not sprung in Niagara Falls  Helped Alan putter around the game room for a bit, and then time to cross a few games off my “want to play” list.  … Continue reading

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Thursday night part 2

More oldies. First, sumeria from Revier games followed by Titicaca (cwali)  renewing my grudge match with William Attia. By grudge match, I mean trying to beat him for the second time in anything in about five years. I did manage … Continue reading

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Made it to the Gathering. Found new games 

Running out to dinner. But before I go, pictures of a few new games.  And back from dinner. A damn good stuffed burger. Had a pizza roll inside. 

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