Opinionated Gamers

  • Holiday Gift Guide, Part 7 – Stuff to Help out at Game night

    Well, about a month ago, we (as a group) had a great idea to get a bunch of things written down and provide our readers with a nice gift giving list.  Welp, let’s just say that we didn’t get our … Continue reading →

  • Holiday Gift Guide, Part 6 – The Day Matt C. Takes over

    Well, about a month ago, we (as a group) had a great idea to get a bunch of things written down and provide our readers with a nice gift giving list.  Welp, let’s just say that we didn’t get our … Continue reading →

  • Book Review: My Journey To Catan

    The Grandson: A book? Grandpa: That’s right.  When I was your age, television was called books.  And this is a special book.  It was the book my father used to read to me when I was sick, and I used … Continue reading →

  • Holiday Gift Guide, Part 5 – Some game recommendations from our writers

    Well, about a month ago, we (as a group) had a great idea to get a bunch of things written down and provide our readers with a nice gift giving list.  Welp, let’s just say that we didn’t get our … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: Review of Mystic Paths

    Mystic Paths Designers: Kevin Worden & Brian Leet Publisher: R&R Games Players: 2-6 Age: 12+ Time: 20-45 minutes Played with review copy provided by R&R Games Mystic Paths was a game that hadn’t even shown up on my radar until … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: Review of Word Heist

    Word Heist  Designer: Nyles Breecher, Patrick Lindsay, Jordan Sorenson Publisher: Gamewright Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ Time: 15-20 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Gamewright Word Heist is the newest word game to enter the Gaming Basement.  Like … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: Review of Fast and Furious: Highway Heist

    Fast and Furious: Highway Heist Designer: Prospero Hall Publisher: Funko Players: 2-4 Age:12+ Time: 60 minutes Played with review copy provided by Funko  In this cooperative game, you team will be able to play through three different scenarios set in … Continue reading →

  • Holiday Gift Ideas, Part 4 – make a Roll and Write travel kit!

    Well, about a month ago, we (as a group) had a great idea to get a bunch of things written down and provide our readers with a nice gift giving list.  Welp, let’s just say that we didn’t get our … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: Review of Snowhere

    Snowhere Designer: Steffen Benndorf Publisher: NSV Players: 1+ Age: 8+ Time: 15 minutes Times played: 4 so far with review copy provided by NSV Snowhere is admittedly unlike any other “game” that I own.  I put the term in quotes, … Continue reading →

  • Holiday Gift Ideas, Part 3 – Proud Parent Day

    Well, about a month ago, we (as a group) had a great idea to get a bunch of things written down and provide our readers with a nice gift giving list.  Welp, let’s just say that we didn’t get our … Continue reading →