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 District Noir

District Noir Designer: Nao Shimamura and Nobutake Dogen Publisher: Spiral Editions Players: 2 Age: 10+ Time: 15 minutes Played with review copy provided by Spiral Editions In this two player game, two players fight over control of 1930s Hoboken, New … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers 2022 Holiday Gift Guide – Part 2 – Advent Calendars

Well, the holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to start looking for gifts for loved ones (and assorted family members too). Gamers are notoriously hard to shop for because…. reasons. We’ve polled our writers here and we’ve come … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Shake that City

Shake That City Designer: Mads Fløe, Kåre Torndahl Kjær Publisher: AEG Players: 1-4 Age: 10+ Time: 30-40 minutes Played with copy provided by publisher Kickstarter link – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alderac/shake-that-city-from-aeg In Shake That City, players strive to design the best city block, … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers 2022 Holiday Gift Guide – Part 1 – Award Winning Games

Well, the holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to start looking for gifts for loved ones (and assorted family members too). Gamers are notoriously hard to shop for because…. reasons. We’ve polled our writers here and we’ve come … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Starship Captains

Starship Captains Designer: Peter B. Hoffgaard Publisher: Czech Games Edition Players: 1-4 Age: 12+ Time: 25min/player Played with review copy provided by publisher at SPIEL 2022 Welcome aboard and congrats on the promotion! Your “new” starship is ready to embark … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Atiwa

Atiwa Designer: Uwe Rosenberg Publisher: Lookout Games Players: 1-4 Age: 12+ Time: 30 min per player Played with review copy provided by Lookout Games Per the rules: “The Atiwa Range is a region of southeastern Ghana in Africa consisting of … Continue reading

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