Tag Archives: Trick Taking

10 Great Trick Taking Games (Article by Chris Wray)

Trick taking is a favorite mechanic of ours here at The Opinionated Gamers.  Though we never finished our Tricks and Trumps series, we do cover a lot of the games on this site.   And over on BGG, I run the … Continue reading

Posted in Best Of, Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

マストフォローソリティア (Follow-the-Suit Solitaire)

Designer: rikkati (りかち)Players: 1Times Played: 14EN Rules: Google Drive PDF In January 2019, my friend kumagoro held an exhibition titled これはトリテなのか (Is this a trick-taking game?).  Designers submitted games that pushed the boundary of what could be considered both a … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

悪霊退治 (Demon Extermination)

Designer: るりるり (ruri ruri)Artist: るりるり (ruri ruri)Publisher: るりるりゲームズ (ruri ruri games)Players: 1Times Played: 7 on a purchased copy As I explore my unplayed るりるりゲームズ (ruri ruri games) titles, working on translations and adding games to the boardgamegeek database, I remembered … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Granite Game Summit (2020) Recap

This last weekend I headed to New Hampshire to play some games. My friend Kimberly is one of the organizers of the Granite Game Summit, and with BGGCON exiting my annual schedule, it would be a nice way to support … Continue reading

Posted in Convention Report | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

T6 (a trick-taking party)

On a recent weekend, I again invited a number of my friends to town for a weekend of playing trick-taking games. Around 33 people participated, and, if I’ve counted correctly, I played 68 different games, almost all of which were … Continue reading

Posted in Convention Report | Tagged | 16 Comments