Tag Archives: board games

Agricola Family Edition Game Overview

Agricola Family Edition Game Overview

Hopefully by now you’ve figured out that we not only love board games but think they provide wonderful windows of opportunity for family bonding. Many of the games we feature may sound overwhelming, but the reality is, games aren̵ ...
New York Slice Board Game Overview

New York Slice Board Game Overview

In the past I’ve made light of board games that come in a box resembling one from Domino’s Pizza. I even went as far as to ask whether a good game could really be expected when corners were cut. Planetary Strike was self-publish ...
Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Stackers

Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Stackers

If there’s one game I know every reader has tried at some point in their life, it is Connect 4. And I’m sure like everyone else, you enjoyed it most when you were younger. Then you had kids and re-discovered it with them! This w ...
Thrift Treasure: UNO Wild Tiles

Thrift Treasure: UNO Wild Tiles

The more we look, the more it appears that there is one game whose name has been exploited to sell other games more often than others. Every time we turn around we’re finding another title with a direct relationship with UNO or advert ...
Menu Masters Board Game Overview

Menu Masters Board Game Overview

You know what time it is? Time for farmers’ markets! Every year I look forward to the opportunity to enjoy some fresh produce and meat direct from the farm. I’m always thrilled to try new foods and the market is definitely the p ...
Hop! Dexterity Board Game Overview

Hop! Dexterity Board Game Overview

Over the years of checking out new board games, we can typically predict what type of game will come from whom. ThinkFun is known for their single-player puzzle challenges. USAopoly has branded variations of classic titles. You can count on ...
Game Upgrades: How To Make Blood Dice

Game Upgrades: How To Make Blood Dice

Many times when playing a new board game one of the things that goes through my mind is how it could have been better. Most games we feature on SahmReviews are ones we enjoy and feel good about recommending it to our readers. If a game is r ...
Thrift Treasure: British Square

Thrift Treasure: British Square

It’s been nearly a year since we found a complete 80’s-era abstract game made by Gabriel at Stuff Etc. in Iowa City. Gabriel issued a number of games throughout the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, but when we come acro ...
Thrift Treasure: Blokus 3D

Thrift Treasure: Blokus 3D

In January of last year we found a copy of Blokus at our local Goodwill. At the time I mentioned how I had been playing the app on my iPad for quite a while, not realizing it was a board game. Since then I’ve discovered just how popul ...
Star Trek Panic Board Game Overview

Star Trek Panic Board Game Overview

If you ask most people whether they prefer Star Wars or Star Trek, you’ll get some very opinionated answers. Rare are the few that are true fans of both. The rest believe theirs is the best and the other is just fiction. And I have to ...