Category Archives: Commentary

Congratulations to the 2022 Spiel des Jahres nominees!

The Spiel des Jahres jury announced their nominees and recommendations this morning. Congratulations to the nominees! We’ve listed the nominees below, but we’ve only put in the names of the German publishers (or what we assume is the German publisher). … Continue reading

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Mark’s Top 100 Games: A Recap

Every couple of years (or so) I blog through my top 50 or top 100 games over on my personal blog, akapastorguy. This time around, I decided to share that list with our ever-so-wonderful Opinionated Gamers readership… along with some … Continue reading

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Solo Gaming 2022: The First Four Months

I’ve written a good bit about my solo gaming over the last couple of years, both for the Opinionated Gamers and for my personal blog… …so I decided that I’d continue that trend into 2022 by doing a solo gaming post every four … Continue reading

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10 Great Games from the Past 2 Years (Article by Chris Wray)

Gaming largely went on a “pause” for the past two years. There were fewer releases of new games. Conventions were less well-attended — or canceled. Game groups temporarily disbanded.  But as the hobby continues its effort to reconnect, we here … Continue reading

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First Impressions Can Be Mistaken

Every once in a while, we here at the Opinionated Gamers like to compile our thoughts on a gaming topic – not just to fill up space (though that doesn’t hurt) but hopefully to provoke interesting discussion amongst ourselves and … Continue reading

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Happy 11th Birthday to the OG!

Well, it’s that time of year again where we take a minute to celebrate our existence!  Today marks the 11th year of the Opinionated Gamers, and we’re still here playing games and writing about them! We have had over 3,400 … Continue reading

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