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 Cubitos

Cubitos Designer: John D Clair Publisher: AEG Players: 2-4 Age: 14+ Time: ~45 minutes Played with review copy provided by AEG In the press release for Cubitos, it is described as a game with “exciting and engaging push-your-luck racing!  Who … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Bravo!

Bravo!  (aka  Noch mal so gut) Designers: Inka and Markus Brand Publisher: Stronghold / Schmidt Players: 1-6 Ages: 8+ Time: 20-30 minutes Played with review copy provided by Stronghold Games Noch mal (the original) was one of the first roll … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Alice’s Garden

Alice’s Garden Designer:Ikhwan Kwon Publisher: Lifestyle Boardgames / Mandoo Games Players: 1-4 Age: 8+ Time: 30 mins Played with review copy provided by Mandoo Games I’ve generally been a fan of tile-laying games, and I recently ran across one which … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Block Ness

Block Ness Designer: Laurent Escoffier Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ Time: 15 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher Block Ness has a punny title that nicely hints at the theme of the game – that is, … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Cat’s Tsukiji

Cat’s Tsukiji Designer: Benjamin Leung Publisher: Homosapiens Lab Players: 2-6 Age: 5+ Time: 15-20mins Played with review copy provided by Taiwan Boardgame Design (TBD) I never know what to expect when I get a box from TBD – and in … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Not Alone

Not Alone Designer: Ghislain Masson Publisher: Stronghold Games / Geek Attitude Games Players: 2-7 Age: 10+ Time: 30-45 mins Review copy provided by Stronghold Games Not Alone is a game that was first released in 2016 by Geek Attitude Games, … Continue reading

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