Category Archives: Interviews

Voices in Board Gaming: Interview with Brandon Kempf

About Today’s Guest: This is the fifth interview in our “Voices in Board Gaming” series here on The Opinionated Gamers.  Today’s guest, Brandon Kempf, is one of the most prolific gaming voices I know, and one of the finest.  He previously … Continue reading

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Voices in Board Gaming: Interview with Chad DeShon

About Today’s Guest: This is the fourth interview in our “Voices in Board Gaming” series here on The Opinionated Gamers.  Today’s guest, Chad DeShon, wears many hats in this hobby and industry.  He runs BoardGameTables.com.  He designs games, most notably the … Continue reading

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Interview with Jeff Allers

Well – SPIEL is almost upon us. Well, actually, by the time you’re reading this, we’ll already be walking around the halls checking out some of the stands as they are setting up, and come tomorrow at 12 noon German … Continue reading

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Voices in Board Gaming: Interview with Bill Corey Jr.

About Today’s Guest: This is the third interview in our “Voices in Board Gaming” series here on The Opinionated Gamers.  Today’s guest, Bill Corey Jr., is one of my favorite voices in the hobby, and his live YouTube show, The Cubist, … Continue reading

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Voices in Board Gaming: Interview with Talia Rosen

About Today’s Guest: This is the second interview in our “Voices in Board Gaming” series here on The Opinionated Gamers.  We’re starting the series with a couple of writers from this site.  Longtime readers will be familiar with today’s guest, Talia … Continue reading

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Voices in Board Gaming: Interview with Greg Schloesser

Series Note:  Today we’re launching a new series on The Opinionated Gamers called Voices in Board Gaming.  Each article will feature a different gamer who (a) has been in the hobby for an extended period of time, and (b) can … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Interview with Wolfgang Warsch

I had never really known about Wolfgang Warsch prior to the Gathering of Friends 2018.  I mean, I had actually already played The Mind, but I never knew who designed it… During that week of gaming, I found that there … Continue reading

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James Nathan: Brief Interview with Dr. Cameron Browne

As part of this week’s posts, Dr. Browne was kind enough to entertain some questions that I had, and here’s what he had to say.  I hope you’ve enjoyed this week’s series. What inspired the LUDI project?

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Dale Yu: Interview with Jeff Allers (and Bernd Eisenstein) – Designers of Order of the Gilded Compass

We have posted a review of the Order of the Gilded Compass today as well – here is an interview that I did with the designer discussing the development of this fun game! —- Dale Yu: Jeff, thanks for taking … Continue reading

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Funkenschlag at Fifteen: The Story of Power Grid

Game History by Chris Wray   This year marks the fifteenth anniversary of Funkenschlag, the first forerunner of Power Grid.  In a hobby that is often defined by the “cult of the new,” Power Grid (which is still called Funkenschlag … Continue reading

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