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Making Monsters Without the Mess

Making Monsters Without the Mess

It is so wonderful to be able to write about something we truly enjoy as a family. A little over a year ago I decided to unplug our daughters from their iPad, Nintendo 3DS and phones, and get them to sit down and play a box game with us lik ...
Thrift Treasure: Qwirkle x2

Thrift Treasure: Qwirkle x2

During our never-ending search for new and old board games to try out we sometimes happen across a happy coincidence. One time we found both English and Spanish versions of the same game, this time we discovered an original and a follow-up ...
Puzzle Gift Ideas from Winning Moves

Puzzle Gift Ideas from Winning Moves

In September we reminding you about Winning Moves, one of our favorite game publishers. Why do we love them so much? I guess it is because of their varied product line. Whether it is reissues of classic titles or creating a whole new game c ...
First a Thing, Then a Show, Now a Game

First a Thing, Then a Show, Now a Game

A selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone. Selfies are often shared on social networking services such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. They are usually flattering and made to ...
Holiday Fluxx Card Game Overview

Holiday Fluxx Card Game Overview

Ok, sometimes we do things a little backwards here at SahmReviews. Back in May we introduced you to Looney Labs and their newest card game, Loonacy. We had never played any games from Looney Labs, but this one quickly became a favorite of o ...
Thrift Treasure:  Take the Train

Thrift Treasure: Take the Train

If I were to mention the US Playing Card Company or Bicycle (one of their divisions), you’d probably think of the standard deck of 52 cards. Maybe they’d have a fancy back or custom design, but would still have the typical four ...
Renaissance Man Board Game Overview

Renaissance Man Board Game Overview

We’re usually pretty good about telling you of new games right after they are issued, or at least shortly after we receive a review copy. Renaissance Man from Rio Grande Games was a little different for us in that it took nearly ...
Thrift Treasure:  Phase 10 Twist

Thrift Treasure: Phase 10 Twist

One of the first card games my parents taught to me was Rummy. Played with a regular deck of cards, your goal is to make matching sets or runs by taking turns, drawing from the pile and even playing on each others’ sets. I think at on ...
Thrift Treasure:  CirKis

Thrift Treasure: CirKis

By now you’re probably wondering why our daughter is holding what looks to be two copies of the same game. Well, it IS two copies of the same game and comes with an interesting story. When we find games at yard sales or thrift stores, ...
Winning Gift Ideas with Winning Moves

Winning Gift Ideas with Winning Moves

Back in August we showed you a cool new toy introduced by game veterans, Winning Moves. These new Splash Cards allowed you to play any game that is normally played with a 52-card deck IN YOUR SWIMMING POOL! I have to say that not only were ...