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13,765 People Can’t Be Wrong!

13,765 People Can’t Be Wrong!

Last week we introduced you to a new way games are making it to market when we told you about Alpha Bandits and their Kickstarter project. This week we bring you a proven success story also from the game world, Robot Turtles. What makes thi ...
You Can Help Get This Game Made!

You Can Help Get This Game Made!

If you’re a regular reader of our game articles (you are…aren’t you?), then you know we try to highlight both current and out-of-print games that your family might enjoy. We don’t tell you what you will like, we try ...
Name It. Tap It. Pass It.

Name It. Tap It. Pass It.

Two weeks ago we introduced you to CrossWays by USAopoly. Odds are you have a branded version of Monopoly in your collection from this company. Perhaps it’s a The Lord of the Rings™ Trilogy Edition? We are delighted to bring you anoth ...
Tell Me a Story and Tickle Me Pink

Tell Me a Story and Tickle Me Pink

We have determined the secret to a good game for our family is it must adhere to a few criteria. First it must be age-appropriate (duh). Second, it must allow for at least 4 players so no one is left out (more if possible). Third, it must n ...
Thrift Treasure:  Sumoku

Thrift Treasure: Sumoku

I got hooked on Sudoku puzzles when they became all the rage a decade or so ago. From time to time I still play a couple of free apps on my iPad to keep myself sharp. No easy puzzles for me, I go straight to the hard or ‘impossible ...
Shortest Distance Between Two Points?

Shortest Distance Between Two Points?

Last month we published our Semi-Annual Top 5 Games list and asked for opinions about other games you’d like to see featured on SAHM Reviews. The very first comment was for a game we weren’t familiar with, Crossways, but we were ...
Thrift Treasure:  Blockade

Thrift Treasure: Blockade

We regularly find games at our local thrift stores that are no longer available at the retail level. Either the game wasn’t good, the publisher went under or it just doesn’t live up to current trends. This week’s Thrift Tr ...
Controlling the Land and the Sea

Controlling the Land and the Sea

Back in April we featured Boxcars from Rio Grande Games and told you how much we thoroughly enjoyed it. For our family it was the perfect mix of strategy and luck, and the inclusion of recognizable train lines that we regularly see pass thr ...
12 Frogs + 1 Person = Hopping Fun

12 Frogs + 1 Person = Hopping Fun

Do you remember those triangle peg board games where you jump pegs trying to get down to just one? I know our family had one and at least one of our favorite restaurants had them on the table to entertain you while they eventually got aroun ...
A Maniacal Card Matching Game

A Maniacal Card Matching Game

There are some games that we’re too old for. I can accept it when it is a game designed for toddlers or targeted towards the Nickelodeon crowd. But Loonacy, the card matching game from Looney Labs, made me realize just how slow my rea ...