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The Ruhr: A Story of Coal Trade Overview

The Ruhr: A Story of Coal Trade Overview

We’re fortunate to get to play hundreds of brand new games every year. Today’s market demands that a game be finished, polished and fun to play before it is published. Bonus points if there is an educational lesson buried within ...
Way of the Panda Board Game Overview

Way of the Panda Board Game Overview

If you’re a regular visitor to SahmReviews, you can probably understand when we say we spend a lot of time reading rules for a game. We are fortunate to get to play a lot of different board games, either brand new to the market or one ...
The Arrival Board Game Overview

The Arrival Board Game Overview

With the number of new games released each year numbering well into the thousands, how does one decide which new ones to try? If you are new to the board game world, you’ll probably rely on friends and family (or SahmReviews!) to intr ...

10 Hottest Board Games for Tabletop Day

If you haven’t already, make sure this Saturday (April 28th) is circled on your calendar. All around the nation (and the world), people are observing what is destined to become one of the most anticipated holidays ever invented – ...
Introduce Toddlers to Modern Board Games

Introduce Toddlers to Modern Board Games

It’s natural for families to want to play games together. Unfortunately the ones that normally appeal to the younger crowd require you to act silly, put plastic retainers in your mouth or hit the loser in the face with whipped cream. ...
Final Act Tank Game Overview

Final Act Tank Game Overview

I caught myself the other day saying something about a game I never had before, “Wow!”. We had been watching some friends play an older war game at our local game night and wanted to try one out for ourselves. We’re not re ...
Seikatsu Game Overview

Seikatsu Game Overview

We stopped by the store the other day to pick up a bag of safflower seeds. All winter long I kept the bird feeder filled with sunflower seeds and had a regular stream of chirping visitors. But when the weather starts to warm up, we see an i ...
The Great Heartland Hauling Co. Game Overview

The Great Heartland Hauling Co. Game Overview

Just a couple miles west of us on I-80 is the World’s Largest Truck Stop in Walcott, IA. We get the chance to visit it a few times each year either to fill up for a long trip, visit the museum or check out the hundreds of vehicles on ...
An Introduction to Grand Gamers Guild

An Introduction to Grand Gamers Guild

Did you realize that last year there were an estimated 5,000+ new tabletop games released? More than 5,000 games. The bulk of those debut at a game convention or in preparation for the holidays, but let me break it down by day to help put i ...