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 Nagaraja

Nagaraja Designers: Bruno Cathala and Theo Riviere Publisher: Hurrican Players: 2 Age: 9+ Time: 30 minutes Times played: 4, with review copy provided by Asmodee NA In Nagaraja, two players compete against each other trying to explore a long lost … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Squirrel

Squirrel Designer: Tom Sudall and Catriona Ross Publisher: format 15 Players: 2 foragers Ages: 4+ Time: 5 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by designer Squirrel is a pocket sized game that I had never heard of before … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Luxantis

Luxantis Designer: Kai Haferkamp Publisher: HABA Players: 2-4 Ages: 6+ Time: 20-30 minutes Weblink: https://www.habausa.com/luxantis/ Times played: 3, with review copy provided by HABA USA Luxantis (aka Die Legende der Irrlichter in German) was one of the games that I … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Noctiluca

Noctiluca Designer: Shem Phillips Publisher: Z-Man Ages: 8+ Players: 1-4 Ages: 30 min Times played: 5, with review copy provided by Z-Man/Asmodee NA Noctiluca is the another game from Shem Phillips – a designer who has become more prolific in … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Corinth

Corinth Designers: Sebastian Pauchon Publisher: Days of Wonder Players: 2-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 20 minutes Plays: 6, with review copy provided by Days of Wonder Corinth is a re-make of an old 2006 classic, Yspahan (if you are unfamiliar with … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Unlock! Exotic Adventures set (spoiler free)

Unlock! Exotic Adventures set (The Night of the Boogeyman, Scheherazade’s Last Tale, Expedition: Challenger) Designer: Cyril Demaegd Publisher: Space Cowboys Players: 1+ Ages: 14 Time: 60-75 min each Times played: 1 each with review copy provided by Asmodee NA The … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Call to Adventure

Call to Adventure Designers: Chris O’Neal and Johnny O’Neal Publisher: Brotherwise Games Players: 1-4 Ages: 13+ Time: 30-60 minutes Times played: 2, with review copy provided by Brotherwise Games I recently received an email from Brotherwise Games asking me if … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Showtime

Showtime Designers: Anna Oppolzer, Stefan Kloss Publisher: Pegasus Spiele Players: 2-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 20-30 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Pegasus Spiele In Showtime, players are trying to get their moviegoers into the best seats in … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done

Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done Designer: Seth Jaffee Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 14+ Time: about an hour Times played: 4, with review copy provided by Tasty Minstrel Games Crusaders is a game where players vie to have … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Talisman: Legendary Tales

Talisman: Legendary Tales Designers: Michael Palm and Lukas Zach Publisher: Pegasus Spiele Players: 1-6 Ages: 14+ Time: 20-40 minutes per game Times played: 2 sessions with review copy provided by Pegasus Spiele Talisman: Legendary Tales is a new cooperative game … Continue reading

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