Contributor: Sam Healey

Boardgame Reviewer / Video Editor

I was born in San Antonio, Texas, in May 1974.  My father was an officer in the US Air Force, so the family did a lot of moving around, including a 4-year tour in Bitburg, Germany (I envy Morritz for the virtual paradise in which he lives…).  I graduated from high school in 1992, and from college in 2001, with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, with a minor in Speech.  I met my wife, Dulcy, at college, and we were married in 1997.  We have 3 sons (Michael, David, and Aedan), and 1 daughter (Katherine).  We lived in South Korea, as a missionary family; first, as ESL teachers in Gunsan and Iksan for 2 years, and then with the Network of International Christian Schools (NICS),  where I taught basic computer skills to grades K-12, and Speech/Debate to grades 9-12 for 5 more years.  We then moved to Martinez, California, where I served one year as an Assistant Pastor at Bethany Baptist Church. From there, we found what will hopefully be our settlement in Homestead, Florida, where I have spent the last five years teaching HS Bible and HS Speech/Debate at Colonial Christian School, a ministry of South Dade Baptist Church, where I also serve as the Youth Pastor.  Beginning in June 2015, I’m to join the Dice Tower team in a full-time capacity.  I look forward to the opportunities and challenges that this new endeavor presents. 

I have always enjoyed playing games of different varieties.  I like dexterity games, but they bore me after a while.  Eurogames are usually fun, but sometimes seem to sacrifice common sense for the sake of the game in their rules.  Wargames are also fun to me, but can be somewhat tedious, and one can get bogged down in trying to understand the rules rather than enjoying the game.  Cooperative games are rapidly becoming my favorite pass-time.  I simply enjoy the camaraderie, and the sense of accomplishment the group can experience at the end of the game, having won or lost, together.  So, truly, I usually am happy to play whatever game is the chosen flavor of the day.  I just love the social interactivity that board games represent.

Thanks for taking the time to listen to our show, and I hope that we can continue to entertain and inform you in the future. 

All Content With Sam Healey

June 14, 2019
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**WE HAD TO RESCHEDULE THIS LIVE STREAM DUE TO AN INTERNET OUTAGE PROVIDED BY COMCAST. HOPE TO SEE YOU AT 1PM EST!!**

Join in for another rousing session of Sam vs. The Internet (that means YOU!), in Memoir '44, from Days of Wonder!

June 12, 2019
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Tom and Sam take a deeper look at the classic game of 2-player conflict, Chess!!

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June 10, 2019
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Tom, Sam, and Zee flip through the Origins Game Fair booklet and give you their thoughts.

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Join Pandasaurus Games at Origins, booth #537, to play Arraial and Dead Man’s Cabal, two hot new releases available for the first time at the show!
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June 9, 2019
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Sam and Alex provide you with a brief explanation and play-through of the new game from CMON Ltd., God of War: The Card Game!

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June 8, 2019
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Sam shares a few of his adventures at the CMON Expo 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia!!

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June 7, 2019
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Sam shares his raw first impressions of two new games coming this year from CMON Games, Bloodborne: The Board Game and God of War: The Card Game!!

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June 6, 2019
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Sam and Michael give a partial play-through of a specially designed scenario of the upcoming Bloodborne: The Board Game that doesn't spoil anything in the core box!

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June 6, 2019
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Sam shares one of the most epic unboxings in Dice Tower history...well, that might be a bit hyperbolic, but it's still pretty cool!!

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June 6, 2019
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Tom, Zee, and Sam share their Top 10 favorite games that are language independent!!

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June 5, 2019
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Tom, Zee, and Sam host another look into what's currently happening in the world of board game crowd-funding!

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