Category Archives: Essen 2020

Dale Yu: Review of MicroMacro – Crime City

MicroMacro – Crime City  Designer: Johannes Sich Publisher: Pegasus Spiele Players: 1-4 Age: 8+ Time: 15-30 minutes per case Played with review copy provided by Pegasus Spiele and Edition Spielwiese Welcome to Crime City, a city where crime lurks around … Continue reading

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Under Falling Skies: A Solo Gaming Review

Our story starts back in March of 2020… which, let’s be clear, feels like a decade ago. (In the words of Ned Ryerson, “Am I right or am I right?”) As my family and I chose to self-quarantine, I began … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My 10 Favorite Games of 2020

While 2020 was (as expected) a down year in gaming, I still played about 60 games released last year, plus about 30 new expansions. The OG will have a big list of the group’s top games later this month, but … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Ravensburger Escape Puzzles (spoiler free*)

Dale Yu: Review of Ravensburger Escape Puzzles (spoiler free*) I was first introduced to the Ravenburger Escape Puzzle line (then called the Exit Puzzle series) back on October 27, 2018 – https://opinionatedgamers.com/2018/10/27/dale-yu-friday-report-from-essen/.  The press package at the Ravensburger Play and … Continue reading

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Doug Garrett – Review of Bonfire

Bonfire Designer: Stefan Feld Publisher: Hall Games/Pegasus Spiele Players: 1-4 Playing Time: 60-100 minutes ( shorter with 1 or 2 experienced players) Ages: 12+ Over the last fifteen years Stefan Feld has established himself as a top-flight designer. Starting with … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Instacrime: Munford  (mostly spoiler free)

Instacrime: Munford Designer: Pak Gallego Publisher: GDM Games Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ Time: 60 minutes on the box, our game took 25 minutes Played with review copy provided by GDM. Instacrime is a cooperative game where players work together to … Continue reading

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