Category Archives: Commentary

Uberstax on sale – 60% off and free shipping

We were just made aware of this sale on Uberstax – a great accessory that we use nearly every week here in the Gaming Castle.  We reviewed them a few years back…   at 60% off, the price is amazing, … Continue reading

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Best New (to me!) Games of 2022

For over ten years, I’ve intermittently published my Best New (to me!) Games list… and, when I missed a year or two, I added the missing lists to the most recent post. However, before we get properly started with my … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2022 (Part 8)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2022 (Part 8) To all those protestors who fought the good fight back in the 80’s to stop Tasmania’s Franklin river being dammed, thank you. It’s one of the few rivers in the world untouched … Continue reading

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Mark’s Bundle of 2022 Essen Game Thoughts

Unless otherwise noted, these are FIRST impressions… I only had the opportunity to play most of these games a single time with a physical copy and four of my Opinionated Gamer friends. I’ve left out the older (read: non-2022) games … Continue reading

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Fall Tokyo Game Market 2022 Anticipation Post

This is partly my usual Tokyo Game Market preview post of titles I’m looking forward to. It also marks my first trip to Japan. Earlier this week I talked about what the Game Market catalog is like and gone through … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Market: Preparation

For the first time, I’m preparing to visit Tokyo Game Market (TGM). As this posts, I’ll be in Tokyo, visiting the board game shops in Akihabara and Nakano, meeting up with some friends I haven’t seen in more than 20 … Continue reading

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