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 Stichtag

Stichtag Designers: Emely, Inka & Markus Brand Publisher: Ravensburger Players: 3-5 Age: 10+ Time: 30 minutes Times played, at least a dozen different “days” on copy purchased by self Stichtag was one of the games I was most looking forward … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of the Guild of Merchant Explorers

The Guild of Merchant Explorers Designers: Matthew Dunstan and Brett J. Gilbert Publisher: AEG Players: 1-4 Age: 14+ Time: 45 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher The backstory: “The Queen has sent out a call to the Guild … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Cartaventura Vinland

Cartaventura: Vinland   Designers: Thomas Dupont, Arnaud Ladagnous Publisher: Kosmos Players: 1-6 Age: 12+ Time: ~60 minutes Played with review copy provided by Thames&Kosmos Cartaventura: Vinland is a narrative card game in which players build an adventure using cards which offer … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Downtown Farmers Market

Downtown Farmers Market Designers: Johan Benvenuto and Alexandre Droit Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 2-4 Age: 7+ Time: 20 minutes Played with review copy provided by Blue Orange So… it’s not often that I get a published game which is not … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Founders of Teotihuacan

Founders of Teotihuacan Designer: Filip Glowacz Publisher: Board&Dice Players: 1-4 Age: 14+ Time: 60 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher Founders of Teotihuacan is the followup game to Teotihuacan, a complex 2018 release where players vied over the … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Cryptid Urban Legends

Cryptid Urban Legends Designers: Ruth Veevers, Hal Duncan Publisher: Osprey Games Players: 2 Age: 14+ Time: 20-40 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Osprey Games Cryptid Urban Legends is an asymmetric game of competitive abstract “deduction” for … Continue reading

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