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.

Three Capsule (P)Reviews: This Didn’t Happen, Batflip, Frost (PNP escape room)

As 2022 starts, things are super busy here.  As always, the holidays and the new year occupy much of the calendar, and this year, the continuing rise of COVID and Omicron keep things at work as busy as possible.  We … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Mille Fiori

Mille Fiori Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Schmidt Spiele Players: 2-4 Age: 10+ Time: 60-90 minutes Played 4 times with review copy provided by Schimdt Spiele Reiner Knizia has seemingly designed about a million games.  OK, that’s a bit of hyperbole; … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Kingdomino Origins

Kingdomino Origins Designer: Bruno Cathala Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ Time: 20-30 minutes Played with review copy provided by Blue Orange The original Kingdomino won the Spiel des Jahres back in 2017.  The simple domino laying game was … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the OG – our New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year to everyone! It’s been a tough year all around, but hopefully things will be better in 2022. A few of the OG have been willing to share their Gaming New Year’s Resoltuions with you! Dale Y – … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Mini Rogue

Mini Rogue Desginers: Paolo Di Stefano & Gabriel Gendron Players: 1-2 Time: 30 mins Age: 14+ Amazon Affiliate Link: https://amzn.to/32JnaF2 Played with review copy provided by Ares Games Mini Rogue was a game that I had heard about from a … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Lisbon Tram 28

Lisbon Tram 28 Designer: Pedro Santos Silva Publisher: MEBO Games Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ Time: 45-60 minutes Times Played: 3, with review copy provided by MEBO Games MEBO Games has been bringing challenging games from Portugal for years now.  I … Continue reading

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