Tag Archives: Capstone Games

Camp Capstone (Online Convention Thoughts by Brandon Kempf)

On August 15th and 16th of 2020, the year of the pandemic, I had the pleasure of attending Camp Capstone, an online convention hosted by Capstone Games. I had attempted to take some time and attend GenCon Online, but there … Continue reading

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Stick ‘Em (2020 Capstone Version of Sticheln) (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Klaus Palesch Publisher: Capstone Games Players: 3 – 6 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 20 Minutes Times Played: > 20 It took nearly three decades, but Sticheln — one of my favorite card games — has finally received an … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Three Games Lightweight Anticipation

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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Ride the Rails (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: John Bohrer Artists: Ian O’Toole Publisher: Capstone Games Players: 3-5  Time: 45-60 Minutes Times Played: 2 (USA Map and France Map) I am not a train gamer. There are times where I have dabbled a bit —  Railways of … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Three Games Essen 2019

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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Ragusa (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Fabio Lopiano Artist: Bartlomiej Roczniak Publisher: Braincrack Games & Capstone Games Players: 1-5 Players Time: 40-80 Minutes Game Mechanisms: Commodity Speculation, Trading, Worker Placement Times Played: 4 “Wonder why they didn’t just call this one The Big Ragoo?”  I … 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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Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List

I’ll arrive in Indianapolis later today, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2017 to get started.   This will be my third year at Gen Con, and thanks to Eric Martin’s amazing new BGG preview tool, I’m better prepared this … Continue reading

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