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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: Sidewinder Game

Thrift Treasure: Sidewinder Game

I don’t care what anyone says. Many of the best dexterity games came out in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Some of our favorites have been Hurry Up, Battling Tops, and of course, Crossfire. This week we found another game f ...
Thrift Treasure: Common Threads Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Common Threads Card Game

This week the 88-cent pile at our Goodwill yielded a newer card game, Common Threads. The box promised four games inside, so I figured at 22 cents per game I couldn’t go wrong. As a bonus, the artwork on each card was cute and I could ...
Thrift Treasure: Ring-a-Round Game

Thrift Treasure: Ring-a-Round Game

It seems like lately we’ve only been finding small games at thrift. It’s understandable since they don’t command a lot of shelf space and tend to get looked over. That’s great for us as we search high and low for mis ...
Thrift Treasure: Slap ‘n Grab Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Slap ‘n Grab Card Game

Sometimes I purchase games at thrift because they look fun to play. Other times it may be because the artwork looks cool. On more than one occasion I’ve been swayed by the cheap price, no matter how badly the game is rated on BoardGam ...
Enchanted Plumes Card Game Overview

Enchanted Plumes Card Game Overview

Our gift guide to Stocking Stuffer ideas is full of small-box games that would make any kid (or adult) happy. We’re so used to getting fruit and candy in our stockings that many times it is a huge surprise when something non-food rela ...
Thrift Treasure: Qwixx Roll-n-Write Game

Thrift Treasure: Qwixx Roll-n-Write Game

You might recall in April 2020 we introduced everyone to Qwixx – The Card Game. In that overview, it was mentioned how one of our favorite games to play at Geekway to the West is the original Qwixx. Not to be confused with the previou ...
Flip-Pix! Card Game Overview

Flip-Pix! Card Game Overview

By now you’re thoroughly in the middle of Christmas shopping and hopefully utilizing some suggestions from our various Holiday Gift Guides. Many of the items have in-depth analysis and commentary and are linked to directly in the list ...
Enchanters Game (Deluxe Box) Overview

Enchanters Game (Deluxe Box) Overview

Each year I read no less than 500 game rulebooks. I also keep up to date on the hobby game world by subscribing to almost every publisher’s newsletter. I religiously read ICV2 for breaking news, lurk the /r/boardgames subreddit on Red ...
Thrift Treasure: MixUp Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: MixUp Abstract Game

This week’s thrift store find is a game by Out of the Box. While no longer in business, this publisher was one of our favorites when the girls were younger. Snake Oil is still a family favorite, as is Squint. We hated to see them clos ...