Category Archives: Commentary

Brandon Kempf – Three Games of July

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point. For one reason or another, this … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Three Games Lightweight Anticipation

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point. For one reason or another, this … Continue reading

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OG Reactions to the SdJ and KedJ

Yesterday, Pictures won the SdJ, and The Crew won the KedJ.  Congratulations to the winners!  Here are reactions from the Opinionated Gamers.

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Congratulations to the 2020 Spiel des Jahres winners!

The Spiel des Jahres jury just announced their winners, and it was Pictures for SdJ and The Crew for KedJ. Congratulations to the winners! We’ve listed them below. Links are to our past reviews or other writings about each game. … Continue reading

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Ten More 2020-2021 Titles I’m Eagerly Anticipating (Article by Chris Wray)

Back in April, I published a list of 10 2020 Titles I’m Eagerly Anticipating. Since then, we’ve seen convention after convention cancelled, and many game releases have slipped into 2021. But there are still several great games coming! So today, … Continue reading

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Publisher Perspectives on 2020: An Interview with Ally Gold of Bezier Games

A Note from The Opinionated Gamers: In lieu of our normal convention coverage, we’re doing publisher interviews about upcoming releases, asking their thoughts on the events of 2020 and other topics. Today’s interviewee is Ally Gold of Bezier Games. Ally … Continue reading

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The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel Des Jahres and Kennerspiel Des Jahres – 2020 Edition Final Guesses

For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres were announced … Continue reading

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Publisher Perspectives on 2020: An Interview with Friedemann Friese of 2F Spiele

A Note from The Opinionated Gamers: In lieu of our normal convention coverage, we’re doing publisher interviews about upcoming releases, asking their thoughts on the events of 2020 and other topics. Today’s interviewee is Friedemann Friese of 2F Spiele. Friedemann has … Continue reading

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Publisher Perspectives on 2020: An Interview with Mike Young of Plan B Games

A Note from The Opinionated Gamers: In lieu of our normal convention coverage, we’re doing publisher interviews about upcoming releases, asking their thoughts on the events of 2020 and other topics. Today’s interviewee is Mike Young of the Plan B … Continue reading

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Publisher Views of 2020: An Interview with Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games

A Note from The Opinionated Gamers: In lieu of our normal convention coverage, we’re doing publisher interviews about upcoming releases, asking their thoughts on the events of 2020 and other topics. Our first interviewee is Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games. … Continue reading

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