Opinionated Gamers

  • Gaming Timeline: 1974-1979

    The late seventies saw the introduction of two games that were not only popular, but which each launched an entirely new genre.  That’s pretty rare and the fact that both debuted in the same year is remarkable.  The decade also … Continue reading →

  • OG’s Favorite Expansions from 2020-2021

    We close out this retrospective week at the OG with a piece on our favorite expansions from the past couple years.  Some of us go hard for expansions, while others turn up their noses at the concept, but love ‘em … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu – Review of Star Wars: Jabba’s Palace (A Love Letter Game)

    Star Wars: Jabba’s Palace (A Love Letter Game) Designer: Justin Kemppainen  (Seiji Kanai designed the original version) Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ Time: 15-20 minutes Played on review copy provided by Z-Man Games Love Letter has been one of my favorite … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu – Review of P’achakuna

    P’achakuna Designer: Momreno Vogel and Stefan Kraft Publisher: Treeceratops Players: 2 Age: 8+ Time: 30-40 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher Treeceratops is a newer company, and we have played their previous release, Darwin’s Choice, a few years … Continue reading ...

  • Dale Yu – Review of P’achakuna

    P’achakuna Designer: Moreno Vogel and Stefan Kraft Publisher: Treeceratops Players: 2 Age: 8+ Time: 30-40 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher Treeceratops is a newer company, and we have played their previous release, Darwin’s Choice, a few years … Continue reading ...

  • Headin’ Back Down Thunder Road

    they haunt this dusty beach road in the skeleton frames of burned out Chevrolets Ways that we know that I am officially old: I learned to drive in a ‘69 T-bird with a 429 engine under the hood. My goatee … Continue reading →

  • Gaming Timeline: 1974-1979

    The late seventies saw the introduction of two games that were not only popular, but which each launched an entirely new genre.  That’s pretty rare and the fact that both debuted in the same year is remarkable.  The decade also … Continue reading →

  • Happy 11th Birthday to the OG!

    Well, it’s that time of year again where we take a minute to celebrate our existence!  Today marks the 11th year of the Opinionated Gamers, and we’re still here playing games and writing about them! We have had over 3,400 … Continue reading →

  • Happy 11th Birthday to the OG!

    Well, it’s that time of year again where we take a minute to celebrate our existence!  Today marks the 11th year of the Opinionated Gamers, and we’re still here playing games and writing about them! We have had over 3,400 … Continue reading →

  • Dale Yu: First Impression of Uno Ultimate MARVEL edition  

    Uno Ultimate – MARVEL edition Designer: uncredited Publisher: Mattel Players: 2-4 Age: 7+ Time: 30 minutes Played with review copy provided by Mattel USA Uno is one of the staples of American childhood gaming.  It’s the sort of game you … Continue reading →