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: First Impressions of Bosk

Bosk Designers: Daryl Andrews and Erica Bouyouris Publisher: Floodgate Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 13+ Time: 20-30 minutes Times Played:  3, with review copy provided by Floodgate Games In Bosk, each player is a species of tree in a national park … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage (Deluxe edition boardgame)

Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage Designer: Kevin Wilson Publisher: Wizkids Players: 1-5 Age: 14+ Time: 60-90 minutes per adventure Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Wizkids Over the past few years, the Dungeons and Dragons people have … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2019 (Part 16)

In non-new gaming, Keyforge has received a ton of play over the recent school holidays, in the form of a tennis-style tournament to find our best deck and consequent other games to determine deck rankings. It’s a fun little meta-game … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impression of Escape from Iron Gate

Escape from Iron Gate Designer: uncredited Publisher: The Escape Game Players: 3-8 Age:  13+ Time: 45 minutes Times played: 2, with review copy provided by The Escape Game Weblinks: https://amzn.to/2Y4G15a  Escape from Iron Gate is the new party game from … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Hex Roller

Hex Roller Designer: Rustan Hakansson Publisher: Renegade Game Studios / Frosted Games Players: 1-8 Ages: 8+ Time: 15 minutes Times played: 5, with review copy provided by Renegade Games Affiliate Link: https://amzn.to/2XTDKi5 Hex Roller is one of the newer entries … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Nobjects

Nobjects Designer: Ludovic Gimet Publisher: Pegasus Spiele Players: 3-6 Age: 8+ Time: 15-20 minutes Times played: 2, with review copy provided by Pegasus Spiele Nobjects is a small format party game from Pegasus Spiele, released in 2019.  For now, Pegasus … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Kodachi

Kodachi Designer: A.B. West Publisher: Wizkids Players: 2-4 Ages: 14+ Time: 45 minutes Amazon Affiliate link: https://amzn.to/2XXcSxA Kodachi is a new reimplementation of Ninjato, a game which was initially released in 2011.  The game itself appears quite similar though there … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Museum

Museum Designers: Eric Dubus and Olivier Melison Publisher: Holy Grail Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 12+ Time: 30-45 mins Times played: 2, with review copy provided by Luma Games (distributor) Amazon Affiliate Link: https://amzn.to/2Y1UDHH Luma Games is a new company to … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of 3 Laws of Robotics

3 Laws of Robotics Designer: Ben Kanelos Publisher: Floodgate Games Players: 4-8 Age: 13+ Time: 30-40 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Floodgate Games Amazon Affiliate Link: https://amzn.to/2XSgYat Floodgate Games have always been one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Proving Grounds

Proving Grounds Designer: Kane Klenko Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Players: 1 Age: 10+ Time: 30-40 minutes Times played: 4 sessions (multiple games each session), with review copy provided by Renegade Game Studios, all with the core game Amazon Affiliate link: … Continue reading

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