Opinionated Gamers

  • Dale Yu: Preview of Monstrology

    Monstrology Designer: Andy Lubershane Publisher: self published Players: 2-8 Played with review copy provided by Designer I got an email about this game – with the designer getting ready to put the game on Kickstarter…  “It’s a cooperative game that’s … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: Review of Umbra Via

    Umbra Via Designer: Connor Wake Publisher: Pandasaurus Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ Time: 30-45 minutes Played with review copy provided by Pandasaurus In Umbra Via, players compete to control and complete the most cunning paths in a hidden garden.  Each player … Continue reading →

  • Brandon Kempf – Three Games of March

    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 →

  • Osaka and Tokyo Spring Game Market 2021 Anticipation Post

    Hi folks – As I usually do twice a year, I want to highlight some of the titles that have recently been released in Japan, or will be shortly; I’ll touch on games that I’m eager to play, games I … Continue reading →

  • The List of Lists

    After 25,708 words this week about our collective recent favorite games, all-time most underappreciated games, popular games that are “not for me,” and published games that we most want to try, it’s time to conclude this wonderful week of lists. … Continue reading →

  • Top 20 Most Want to Try

    This week the Opinionated Gamers have been publishing a series of articles ranking games in a few different ways based on data collected from many different contributors.  Today’s topic is the published games that we haven’t tried yet, but we … Continue reading →

  • Tokyo Game Market Preview

    ナナイロアジサイ (Nana Iroi Ajisai = The English name is still in the works) Lorna: Ajisai is a beautiful 2-3 player game. It plays in 15 min or so. The game is based on the colorful Hydrangea, a popular flowering shrub … Continue reading →

  • Top 20 Popular Games that are “Not For Me”

    This week the Opinionated Gamers are publishing a series of articles ranking games in a few different ways based on data collected from many different contributors.  Today’s topic is popular games that are “not for me” under the classic OG … Continue reading →

  • Top 20 Most Underappreciated Games

    This week the Opinionated Gamers are publishing a series of articles ranking games in a few different ways based on data collected from many different contributors.  Today’s topic is the most underappreciated games, which we understood to be games that … Continue reading →

  • Top 11 Recent Favorites

    This week the Opinionated Gamers are going to publish a series of articles ranking games in a few different ways based on data collected from many different contributors.  Today’s topic is recent favorites, which we defined as any game learned … Continue reading →