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Move Over Three-Card Monty

Move Over Three-Card Monty

With most puzzle and logic games now appearing exclusively on mobile devices, it sure it refreshing to find a brain-teaser of the analog type. We’ve featured games by ThinkFun in the past that have mainly targeted the younger crowd, b ...
Thrift Treasure:  Doodle Dice

Thrift Treasure: Doodle Dice

This year we’ve featured some great games from Jax Ltd. First there was Sequence Dice, one of our first Thrift Treasures. Then we told you about both Kazink! and Polygon. This week brings another great thrift store find from the same ...
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 ...
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 ...
El Caballero Tile-Laying Game Overview

El Caballero Tile-Laying Game Overview

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 ...
Semi-Annual Top 5 Games Roundup

Semi-Annual Top 5 Games Roundup

Have you seen all the games we’ve previewed in the last six months?  I thought not. Shame on you. Luckily I’ve put the best of the best (best of the mediocre?) here in one post so you don’t have to wade through all of them ...
Polygon Will Put a Hex on You (Get it?)

Polygon Will Put a Hex on You (Get it?)

When a game bills itself as “The First of its Kind Strategy Game”, it is a pretty bold statement. I mean board games have been around for a couple thousand years at least, so it is hard to imagine a game that hasn’t been t ...