Tag Archives: Alea

Brandon Kempf – Three Games of June

June 2020. Not sure in the long run if it’s really a month to remember,  but there was some gaming involved. We started to have some normalcy around, even hosted a game night with three others invited. That’s really the … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Two Plays and Done Gen Con 2019 Edition

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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Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List (2019)

We’re less than two weeks away, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2019. This will be my fifth year at the event, and my now-annual tradition of scrolling through Eric Martin’s amazing BGG preview tool is complete.  As I say … Continue reading

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Essen 2018: Quick Thoughts on 5 Games (Mini Reviews by Chris Wray)

Spiel ’18 (a.k.a. Essen) starts on Thursday, so our coverage here on The Opinionated Gamers begins in the next few days.  Several of us will be at the fair, and I’ll be in town from Tuesday to Monday. I’ll be … Continue reading

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The Rise of Queensdale (Spoiler Free Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Inka Brand & Markus Brand Publisher: alea, Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH Players: 2-4 Ages: 12 and Up Time: 45-60 Minutes Times Played: 20 (Entire Campaign) The Rise of Queensdale is a competitive legacy game from famed design duo Inka and … Continue reading

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The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game

Designer: Stefan Feld Publisher:  alea / Ravensburger Players:  1 – 4 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  30-60 Minutes Times Played:  3 A Card Game Version of Stefan Feld’s 2011 Hit This year marks the fifth anniversary of Stefan Feld’s The … Continue reading

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