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Super Huge Recap from The Opinionated Gamers - April 7, 2011

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Well, it's been a super long time since I've updated the blog - so there a metric butt-ton of links here to keep you up to date with what we've been doing on "the OG"...

This month has had a bit more of the gaming commentary - and I think that you'll see more of this throughout the summer! We also had a week long retrospective on Japanese games during the month.



Commentary:


1. Debate: Is this the Golden Age of Boardgaming?
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/04/07/debate-is-this-the-g...


2. Patrick Korner: Random Musings and Witticisms
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/04/06/patrick-korner-rando...


3. Rick Thornquist: Box Insert of the Year
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/04/01/rick-thornquist-box-...


4. Creating Black Vienna Online by Greg Aleknevicus
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/29/creating-black-vienn...


5. Jonathan Degann: The Frustration Factor
Some reviewers like to speak of the "Fun Factor" when evaluating a game. What about the "I’m-not-having-any-fun-at-all Factor"?
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/23/jonathan-degann-the-...


6. Dale Yu: Building the Perfect Miniature Rules Reference including cards for 20th Century, Firenze, Florenza, Grand Cru, Magnum Sal, Merkator, Troyes and other Essen games...
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/21/building-the-perfect...



Interviews

1. The Art of Design: Interviews to game designers #5 - Michael Schacht
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/04/04/the-art-of-design-in...


2. The Art of Design: Interviews to game designers #4 – Martin Wallace
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/24/the-art-of-design-4-...





Reviews:

1. Full Review of Nightfall by Matt Carlson
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/04/07/review-nightfall-agg...

2. What's My Word by Dale Yu
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/04/05/review-of-what%e2%80...

3. Review: Alvin & Dexter: Monsters & Trains, Oh My! by Mark Jackson
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/30/review-alvin-dexter-...


4. Review: De Vulgari Eloquentia - by Doug Garrett
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/28/review-de-vulgari-el...


5. Van Helsing: Not much blood in the veins - Greg Schloesser
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/25/van-helsing-not-much...


6. Review of Grand Cru by Luke Hedgren
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/22/review-of-grand-cru/


7. Review of Hanabi & Ikebana by Dale Yu
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/18/review-of-hanabi-ike...


8. Review: Cat & Chocolate - by Patrick Korner
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/17/review-cat-chocolate...


9. Group Review - Japanese Potluck: Capsule Reviews of a number of different Japanese games including Grimoire, RRR, Hau La, Fairy Tale, Cheaty Mages and many more
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/16/japanese-potluck-cap...


10. Review of Kaigan by Rick Thornquist
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/15/review-kaigan/


11. Busstop: Get in line and get on the bus! by Dale Yu
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/14/review-busstop-get-i...



First Impressions:

1. Mansions of Madness by Patrick Korner
http://opinionatedgamers.com/2011/03/31/first-impressions-ma...




And as always, twice weekly Board2Pieces comics can be found at Opinionated Gamers! http://opinionatedgamers.com/category/board2pieces/


Thanks for taking a look!
Dale
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