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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.
Trash Pandas Card & Dice Game Overview

Trash Pandas Card & Dice Game Overview

For the past few years my wife has hung a bird feeder or two in our trees year-round. We’ve lost count of how many different species we’ve spotted, including a number of different hummingbirds at their dedicated feeder. Even dur ...
10 Board Games You Shouldn’t Buy New

10 Board Games You Shouldn’t Buy New

We’re well into our fourth year of talking about games we find at our local thrift stores. You might say we’ve become experts in finding the treasures among the trash. For every game we find, we have to sift through scores of un ...
Star Cartel Card Game Overview

Star Cartel Card Game Overview

I’ve probably mentioned at least once before that I wanted to be a stock broker. I majored in Finance in college and dreamed of working the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. I considered going to New York to try and work at th ...
Thrift Treasure: Travel Shut the Box Game

Thrift Treasure: Travel Shut the Box Game

This week’s Thrift Treasure didn’t set us back a penny. In an odd twist of events, it was mistakenly included in another game we recently purchased at Goodwill. Last week’s feature was all about Rummikub Rummy Dice, and wh ...
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 ...
Thrift Treasure: Rummikub Rummy Dice

Thrift Treasure: Rummikub Rummy Dice

There are a number of games we see over and over (and pass over) at thrift. You know the ones I’m talking about – Scene It, Trivial Pursuit, Rummikub, Mall Madness…the list goes on and on. But just like when we find variat ...
The Mysterious Forest Game Overview

The Mysterious Forest Game Overview

If you’re at least a semi-regular reader of our game articles, you know that both Nicole and I usually complain when we sit down to play a memory game. To be fair, we go into the game knowing that both of our girls will trounce us. As ...
Promos & Deals at Origins Game Fair 2018

Promos & Deals at Origins Game Fair 2018

Now that you’ve formulated your list of games to buy at Origins, it’s time to look at the deals you’ll get by doing so! There are many great reasons to purchase your next game direct from the publisher at a convention. Fir ...
What’s New With Pencil First Games?

What’s New With Pencil First Games?

Things have sure changed over the past 10 years of talking about products and services that we personally enjoy and recommend. What started out as an outlet for Nicole to talk about new things she was discovering soon turned into an outlet ...
Games Debuting at Origins Game Fair 2018

Games Debuting at Origins Game Fair 2018

Next week begins the second-largest game convention, Origins Game Fair in Columbus, OH, and one that many game publishers delay their new game offerings until they can make their debut there. Once again SahmReviews will make the trek across ...