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Scott
Full Name: Scott Brady Website: http://www.sahmreviews.com
Info: A former manufacturing executive, Scott now balances his family life with ownership and backend administration of websites such as SahmReviews.com, GiftCardCollector.com and a number of other online properties. He also is an occasional writer and full-time board game fanatic.
Thrift Treasure: Rotten Apples Party Game

Thrift Treasure: Rotten Apples Party Game

When shopping at thrift, we run into all types of adult party games which have been donated. Most are Cards Against Humanity knockoffs. We always pass on them because that’s not the type of game we enjoy as a family. We’re not p ...
Thrift Treasure: Gopher It! Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Gopher It! Card Game

One theme which is prevalent in today’s modern games is food. Whether it’s collecting wheat and corn in the latest euro or serving up fast food in card games like Fast Food Fear, it’s a topic that is approachable by all ag ...
Thrift Treasure: Bendomino Game

Thrift Treasure: Bendomino Game

Like most of you, we own more than one copy of the classic game of Dominos. That doesn’t stop us from buying more at thrift when the game adds a new twist. Over the years we’ve found quite a few variations of the theme. Doublecr ...
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Dice Game Overview

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Dice Game Overview

This past July we first told you about 25th Century Games and several current games they offer. Christmas Lights had previously been included in our roundup about Christmas-themed games and had been in our top ten best sellers for 2019, eve ...
Thrift Treasure: Coggy Puzzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Coggy Puzzle Game

On a recent trip to Stuff Etc. in Iowa City, we happened across a puzzle game that reminded us of the fidget toy craze from a few years back. Coggy by Fat Brain Toys was hanging on a wall of games, missing its original box. Priced at only $ ...
Thrift Treasure: Sproing Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Sproing Card Game

After purchasing hundreds of board games at thrift, it is easy to notice trends that occurred in the industry. The most influential invention was plastic. Once this versatile material became affordable, game makers rushed to find diverse wa ...
Duel of Wands Card Game Overview

Duel of Wands Card Game Overview

Quite often we learn about licensed IPs by playing games. If it weren’t for board and card games like Red Rising or SuperHot, we would have never known about the book or video game, respectively. Loyal fans of those properties will in ...
Thrift Treasure: Kuba Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: Kuba Abstract Game

I almost set a record this week when purchasing this copy of Kuba at a Half Price Books in Cedar Rapids. Previously, the most I had spent on a game at thrift was $6.99 for a like-new copy of Dominion. I usually refuse to pay more than $5 fo ...
Animalchemists Card Game Overview

Animalchemists Card Game Overview

It’s been nearly four years since we first introduced you to CardLords and their very first game, BattleGoats. If you don’t recall, it is an inexpensive card game featuring battling goats (duh) and utilizing recognizable game me ...
Thrift Treasure: Go Wacky! Card & Dice Game

Thrift Treasure: Go Wacky! Card & Dice Game

Over the years we’ve found quite a few variations of the game of UNO at our thrift stores. Not just official ones like UNO Madness or UNO Wild Tiles, but others that use similar mechanics with their own twist. Kaboodl and O’NO 9 ...