Category Archives: First Impressions

Dale Yu: Preview of Save Patient Zero

Save Patient Zero Design: Cedric Martinez Publisher: Helvetiq Players: 2-5 Age: 10-99 Time: 45-60 min Played with advanced prototype copy provided by publisher Helvetiq is a game company that you might not be too familiar with; they are out of … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Time Vault Soccer Rivals: England v Germany

Designer: Scott Shea for base game, designer of Rivals expansion not found in rules Publisher: Sneaky Prawn Games Players: 2 Ages: 8+ Time: 30-45 minutes Review copy provided by Sneaky Prawn Games A few years ago, I reviewed Time Vault … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Scape Goat

Scape Goat Designer: Jon Penny Publisher: Indie Boards & Cards Players: 3-6 Age: 14+ Time: 30 mins Played with review copy provided by publisher In Scape Goat, all the players are members of the Gruff Gang – and you’ve managed … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Influentia

Influentia Designer: Miguel Bruque Publisher: Ludonova Players: 3-4 Age: 10+ Time: 45 minutes Played with review copy provided by Ludonova Influentia was a game that I did not know much about at all when I started doing my SPIEL 2020 … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Polynesia

  Polynesia Designer: Peer Sylvester Publisher: Ludonova Players: 2-4 Age: 14+ Time: 75-90 minutes Played with review copy provided by Ludonova Peer Sylvester has always been a game designer whose designs have intrigued me.  Going all the way back to … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Re-Review of Detective: Season One (Spoiler Free)

Detective: Season One Designers: Ignacy Trzewiczek, Merry Nowak-Trzewiczek Weronika Spyra Publisher: Portal Games Players: 1-5 Age: 12+ Time: 90-120 mins per case, 3 cases in box Played with review copy provided by Portal Games TL;DR from the box – “Detective: … Continue reading

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