Category Archives: First Impressions

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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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Pandemic Hot Zone North America

Pandemic Hot Zone North America Designer: Matt Leacock Publisher: ZMan Games Players: 2-4 Time: 30 minutes Age: 8+ Played with review copy provided by ZMan Games Of all years, this year is the year to play Pandemic – in whatever … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Guilds

Guilds Designer: Christian Giove Publisher: Giochi Uniti / Stratelibri Players: 2-4 Age: 10+ Time: 60-90 mins Review copy provided by Giochi Uniti via Asmodee NA (who distributes here in US) Description from the publisher: The bloody War of the Seven … Continue reading

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