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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: Shift Tac Toe

Thrift Treasure: Shift Tac Toe

If you asked me what game I would never buy new or at thrift, I would probably answer with “Tic-Tac-Toe”. I mean, why bother paying good money for something that can be played with a pencil and paper? Yet Amazon is full of diffe ...
Sakura Board Game Overview

Sakura Board Game Overview

If you’re like us and play board games regularly, you know that there is a big difference between games that last 20 minutes and those that take a couple hours to complete. We enjoy both and do what most others do – play a coupl ...
Thrift Treasure: Take the Cake

Thrift Treasure: Take the Cake

We seem to be fortunate to have thrift stores that actually have a lot of games we want to play. For each game we feature in our weekly Thrift Treasure series there are dozens of games we leave behind for someone else to enjoy. Of course, s ...
Witching Hour Card Game Overview

Witching Hour Card Game Overview

You might be thinking, “Hey, you already told me about this Witching Hour game!”. And you’d be wrong. You’re probably thinking of our feature of a game with a similar name, Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour. Other ...
Drop It Abstract Game Overview

Drop It Abstract Game Overview

It is no doubt that abstract games saw their heyday back in the 90’s and early 2000’s. This is obvious to us by what we find at the thrift store every week. Back then there were scores of new titles every month from Hasbro, Matt ...
Thrift Treasure: UNO Dominos

Thrift Treasure: UNO Dominos

Can you stomach another UNO game in your collection? We have by finding a copy of UNO Dominos at our local Goodwill last week. Another in a long line of games developed under the UNO brand, this one is a bit more unique in that it doesnR ...
Pantone: The Game Overview

Pantone: The Game Overview

I think I’ve probably mentioned before that before we moved back to Iowa I was in the printing industry. We originally moved to California in 1995 for a job offer that eventually turned into an opportunity to purchase part of the comp ...
Kung-Fu Zoo Dice Flicking Game Overview

Kung-Fu Zoo Dice Flicking Game Overview

While we’re on the subject of flicking and dexterity games, I almost neglected to mention another unique one we picked up while at the Origins Game Fair. This one takes the idea of flicking a token for position to an entirely differen ...
Chimera Station Space Game Overview

Chimera Station Space Game Overview

It seems as of late all the space-themed games coming onto the market are marketed towards an older audience. Tabletop games like Fantasy Flight’s X-Wing and Armada certainly require deep pockets in order for your team to remain relev ...