Monthly Archives: May 2016

Every Baby Boomer Should Know This

Every Baby Boomer Should Know This

Last week was my annual eye exam. As with every medical appointment I attend, I show up prepared to ask questions and listen to input about my health. “Have you had your cholesterol tested?” my eye doctor asked. My response was ...
Luna Strategy Game Overview

Luna Strategy Game Overview

I’m going to try to temper myself a bit when telling you about this game we have been playing for the past couple of months. In the hobby game world, people tend to develop favorites – whether it be a designer or publisher. Some ...
Tips for Creating a Garden

Tips for Creating a Garden

A couple weeks ago I shared a little bit about growing up in the country and participating in 4-H. It was fun but also taught responsibility and an appreciation for agriculture and farming. We lived on 10 acres, not a farm by any means, but ...
Thrift Treasure: Space Checkers

Thrift Treasure: Space Checkers

I’ve had a lot of fun trying out abstract games from the 80’s and 90’s through our Thrift Treasure series of game finds. And this week is no exception, well except for the fact that it isn’t an old one. Space Checker ...
These Dinosaurs Aren’t Extinct!

These Dinosaurs Aren’t Extinct!

Time and time again I’ve lamented on how my reflexes just aren’t what they used to be. This became very evident when we played Jungle Speed and Quick Cups. And it’s not just hand speed, it is thought processes as well. Eit ...
Vinyl is Back! Listen Live or Burn to MP3

Vinyl is Back! Listen Live or Burn to MP3

You’ve likely heard the phrase “They don’t make ’em like they used to.” There aren’t many things that are made as well now as they were back in the olden days. I think we owned the same appliances through ...
Tesla vs Edison Board Game Overview

Tesla vs Edison Board Game Overview

How do we go about selecting what games to feature? The vast majority of games you hear me talk about on SahmReviews have a positive tone. Not only because we’re fans of games in general, but because not all make the cut to even ...
Free Pizza with Piece of the Pie Rewards

Free Pizza with Piece of the Pie Rewards

Pie. It’s a word that conjures happy thoughts. For some people, it’s pecan. For others, banana cream. Some people prefer chocolate peanut butter pie. Then there is the group where any mention of the word makes their mouths water ...
Let’s Talk Replacement Dice

Let’s Talk Replacement Dice

It doesn’t matter if you’re a serious board game player or just one that enjoys an escape with family and friends on special occasions, we’ve all had the experience of opening up a game only to find a critical piece has be ...
Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Launchers

Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Launchers

I think Connect 4 is one of those games that every single one of you has played at one time or another. It’s so wonderful in its simplicity and can be played by all ages. Not only do we have the original in our collection, we also hav ...