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.

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2021 (Part 15)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2021 (Part 15) The introduction of New Frontiers on BGA has given my Thursday group a new go-to meaty-enough game for online play. Puerto Rico is one of the group’s all time favourites and has … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of The Key: Theft in Cliffrock Villa

The Key: Theft in Cliffrock Villa Designer: Thomas Sing Publisher: HABA Players: 1-4 Age: 8+ Time: 15-20 minutes Times played: 4 with review copy provided by HABA USA (both solo and multiplayer) The Key was one of the games that … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Preview of Altenor Secrets

Designer: not credited Publisher: Power of Gamers Players: 2 (in version I was sent), reportedly will play up to 4 Age: 14+ Time: 60-90 minutes Preview prototype sent to me by publisher So I don’t normally do Kickstarter previews, but … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Merv

Merv – The Heart of the Silk Road Designer: Fabio Lopiano Publisher: Osprey Games Players: 1-4 Age: 14+ Time: 90 minutes Played with review copy provided by Osprey Games Merv. Not Griffin, but the city.  “A gateway between the East … Continue reading

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Alan How: Review of Anno 1800 (Kosmos)

Anno 1800 Designers: Martin Wallace Players: 2-4 Publisher: Kosmos Age: 12+ TIme: 2-3 hours Review by: Alan How Times played: 5, using my own copy Martin Wallace has produced many development games involving trading, resources and maps, so it’s perhaps … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Savannah Park

Savannah Park Designers: Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling Publisher: Capstone Games / Deep Print Games Players: 2-4 Age: 10+ Time: 30 minutes Times played: 4, with review copy provided by Capstone Games Kramer and Kiesling are one of the best … Continue reading

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