Category Archives: Commentary

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2021 (Part 2)

From Yucata, at some point we slid (not into DMs but) into Boardgame Arena. The BGA interface for creating games is horrible compared to the simplicity of Yucata and it’s a real barrier to entry. But the drive for gaming … Continue reading

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Castles of Mad King Ludwig Collector’s Edition: An Interview with Designer Ted Alspach and Developer Dale Yu

Introduction:  Castles of Mad King Ludwig Collector’s Edition recently launched on Kickstarter, and has already been a big success, with the game being fully funded and having received pledges totaling almost a million dollars.  But there are still several days to … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday to the Opinionated Gamers!

Well, it’s hard to believe, but this blog has been going strong for TEN YEARS NOW! The actual anniversary was actually on Sunday, January 24, and I had meant to post our birthday celebration then – but real life got … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Three Games of 2020

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 of December

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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Opinionated Gamers – 2020 in Review

Opinionated Gamers – 2020 in Review Well, thankfully, 2020 is in the rearview mirror by now (heck, by more than 2 days already in Kiribati – which I just learned yesterday is actually GMT +14!) – though like in my … Continue reading

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