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.

GenCon 2022 One Day Report

Well I made it to Indianapolis for my one day tour of Gen Con. I got up insanely early to make the drive into Indianapolis, and managed to find parking only one block away from the convention center. For the … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Bag of Chips – The Salty & Tasty Game!

Bag of Chips – The Salty & Tasty Game! Designers: Mathieu Aubert and Theo Riviere Publisher: Blue Orange USA Players: 2-5 Age: 8+ Time: 15-20 min Played with review copy provided by the publisher Mixlore is a design house that … Continue reading

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Blackbrim 1876 – Escape Room Game (spoiler free)

Blackbrim 1876 – Escape Room Game (spoiler free) Publisher: Puzzling Pursuits Players: 1-6 (we had 2 solvers) Time: no time limit – we took 43 minutes to solve part 1, 73 minutes to solve part 2 website: https://puzzlingpursuits.com/ The Opinionated … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Kinoko  

Kinoko Designer: Tim Rogasch Publisher: Helvetiq Players: 2-4 Age: 7+ Time: 20 minutes Cards: 24 Dice: 3 Played with review copy provided by Helvetiq In Kinoko, you want to be the first player to reassemble your family of mushrooms!  Kinoko … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Barrakuda  

Barrakuda Designer: Isaac Pente Publisher: Helvetiq Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ Time: 20 Cards: 44 Dice: 2 Chits: 36 Played with review copy provided by publisher In this game, players find themselves in Cartagena, Colombia, and they will maneuver their way … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Aquamarine

Aquamarine Designer: Matthew Dunstan Publisher: Postmark Games Players: 1+ Age: 8+ Time: 20-30 minutes played 6 times with preview Print-and-play copy provided by publisher Well, the COVID Pandemic is into its third year (of who knows how many), and so … Continue reading

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