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 Flapjack Flipout

Flapjack Flipout Designer: Peter Newland Publisher: Mind the Gap Studios Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ Time: 20-30 minutes Played with review copy provided by designer Flapjack Flipout is a dexterity and memory race for the position of short order cook for … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Caesar’s Empire

Caesar’s Empire Designer: Matthieu Podevin Publisher: Holy Grail Games Players: 2-5 Age: 10+ Time: 40-60 minutes Played with review copy provided by Flat River Group Caesar’s Empire is a 2022 release from Holy Grail Games, tasking players to help build … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of All Roads

All Roads Designer: Markus Kettunen Publisher: Lautapelit.fi Players: 2-4 Age: 10+ Time: 40 minutes (publisher says this should be corrected to 20 mins) “Develop the surroundings of Rome by building houses, villas, spas, and monuments. Just make sure all roads … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2022 (Part 7)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2022 (Part 7) The local elections have dried up recently and work has slowed down so the gaming has come on fast and relentless the last month or two. Even better, it’s all face to … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Deities

Deities Designer: Gary Kim Players: 2-4 Age: 14+ Time: 60 minutes Played with review copy provided by Mandoo Games “You’re one of the ancient gods, revered and feared by a young civilization.  With your help, your people are going to … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Reflecto

Reflecto Designer: Roberto Fraga Publisher: Mandoo Games Players: 2 Age: 8+ Time: 20 minutes Played with review copy provided by Mandoo Games Roberto Fraga has a history of making games that use reflections as a main component of play (Princess … Continue reading

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