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 Puzzle Rap Star

Puzzle Rap Star (Book) Author: Jean Van Damme Publisher: Crux Club Players: 1+ Time: about 5 hours total KS Link:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/janlucvd/puzzle-rap-star-a-hip-hop-puzzle-book Puzzle Rap Star is the newest book from the inventive people at Crux Club.   We have played though one of … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Poly Hero Dice

Poly Hero Dice Publisher: Tabletop Tycoon Players, Age, Time: N/A Link – https://www.tabletoptycoon.com/collections/polyhero-dice I recently had the opportunity to take some new-fangled polyhedral dice out for a test run.  Call me a traditionalist, but usually I’ve stuck to the cheapest … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Origins – First Builders

Origins – First Builders Designer: Adam Kwapinski Publisher: Board&Dice Players: 1-44 Age: 14+ Time: 60-120 minutes played with review copy provided by Board&Dice Well, my apologies if the title is misleading this week – as it turns out, I can’t … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Exit: Nightfall Manor (spoiler free)

EXIT: Nightfall Manor Designers: Inka and Markus Brand Publisher: KOSMOS Players: 1-4 Age: 10+ Time: 2-3 hours on the box (170 minutes by myself – with TV distractions) Played with review copy provided by Thames&Kosmos The EXIT series was one … Continue reading

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2022 Origins Preview List

Well, we’re about the head into the summer convention season, and Origins has moved back to its mostly traditional spot at the opening of summer…  Held each year in the Columbus, Ohio Convention Center – this show has been one … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Wormholes (Solo Game)

Wormholes Designer: Peter McPherson Publisher: AEG Players: 1-5 Age: 14+ Time: 40-50 minutes Played with review copy provided by AEG – 5 times in during a COVID quarantine afternoon Well, I’m usually not one to pen such a quick review; … Continue reading

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