Opinionated Gamers

  • Dale Yu: Preview of City of Crowns (Expansion for Paladins of the West Kingdom)

    City of Crowns (Expansion for Paladins of the West Kingdom) Designers: Shem Phillips, SJ MacDonald Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Players: 1-4 Age: 12+ Time: about 2 hours Two years ago, we looked a Paladins of the West Kingdom – … Continue reading →

  • Holiday Gift Ideas, Part 2

    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 →

  • Larry Levy:  Review/Preview of Darwin’s Journey

    Darwin’s Journey Designers: Simone Luciani, Nestore Mangone Solo Designer: David Turczi Developer: Pierpaolo Paoletti Artist: Paolo Voto Publisher: ThunderGryph Games Players: 1-4 Age: 12+ Time: 60-150 minutes Times Played: 5, with review copy Let me start this review by sending … ...

  • Some Holiday Gift Ideas, Part 1

    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 Witchstone

    Witchstone Designer: Renier Knizia, Martino Chiacchiera Publisher: R&R Games / Huch! Players: 2-4 Age: 12+ Time: 60-90 minutes Played 5 times with review copy provided by R&R Games As the story goes from the rules: “Once every 100 years, eminent … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: Review of Doodle Dash

    Doodle Dash Designers: Fridtjof Buvarp, Eilif Svensson, Maija Buvarp, Pauline Buvarp, Asmund Svensson Publisher: Chilifox Games Players: 3-7 Age: 10+ Time: 20 minutes Played 4 times with copy from publisher The first game of Elilf Svensson’s I ever played was … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: Preview of Voyages (Postmark Games)

    Voyages Designers: Matthew Dunstan, Rory Muldoon Publisher: Postmark Games Players: 1+ Age: 8+ Time: 20 mins Played with preview PnP file provided by Postmark Games Well, the COVID Pandemic is now concluding its second year (of who knows how many), … Continue reading →

  • Feeling Lucky about Azul? Possible Perfect Stocking Stuffer for your Game Crazy friends…

    Well, around here, many people celebrate St. Nicholas’ Day (traditionally December 6) – this is a day where people get a stocking filled with well… stocking stuffers.  One of the things that is seen a lot in Ohio is a … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: Review of Magnate: The First City

    Magnate: The First City Designer: James Naylor Players: 1-5 Age: 12+ Time 90-120 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher In Magnate, players run property companies and they strive to develop the city of Humbleburg where they are all … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu – Review of Bellum Magica

    Bellum Magica Designer: Frederic Guerard Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 2-5 Age: 10+ Time: 30 minutes Played on review copy provided by Blue Orange USA In this game, players are evil lords who have somehow simultaneously discovered the recipe for riches … Continue reading →