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Bear Valley (Game Review)

  Designer: Carl Chudyk Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2-6 Time: 15-30 minutes Ages: 8+ Times Played: 9 (with review copy of provided by Stronghold Games) Bears, bears, they got no cares Bears don’t drink from a cup Sharp teeth and … Continue reading

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Five & Dime: A Fond Farewell

After 15 years of publishing the Five & Dime lists (both on my personal blog & here on the Opinionated Gamers website), it’s time for me to let the Five & Dime “go gentle into that good night.” There are, … Continue reading

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Five & Dime 2012: So Long & Thanks for All the Stats

The Five & Dime reports for 2012 are done – all gone, bye bye, woo hoo, see ya. This is the latest I’ve ever published the report – as I’ve said before, it’s been a crazy year but y’all have … Continue reading

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Five & Dime 2012: Lo, How the Mighty Have Fallen

These are games that have appeared on the Five & Dime lists before… and have fallen in overall playing percentages. Game % drop from 2011 7 Wonders -22.72% Dominion -11.24% Quarriors! -7.35% Tichu -6.58% Carcassonne -5.79% Hansa Teutonica -5.78% Hive … Continue reading

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Five & Dime 2012: Joining the “In” Crowd

These are games that have appeared on the Five & Dime lists before… and have risen in overall playing percentages. Game % gain from 2011 Kingdom Builder 19.46% King of Tokyo 16.92% Friday 13.23% The Castles of Burgundy 11.81% D-Day … Continue reading

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Five & Dime 2012: Fresh Faces

These are games that appeared on the Five & Dime lists for the first time in 2012… in some cases, they may be older games that just hadn’t reached a particular play threshold. Game Score Percentage Lords of Waterdeep 215 … Continue reading

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