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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.
Duress Board Game Overview

Duress Board Game Overview

To many of you it seems like we feature a lot of board games here on SahmReviews. And you’re right, we do. That’s because not only do we play them as a family, we gather with friends nearly every week to try out some of the late ...
Thrift Treasure: Sudden Death

Thrift Treasure: Sudden Death

Those of you that grew up in the 80’s probably remember the game of Surround on your Atari 2600. It was one of the originally released games in 1977 for the new system and whose concept was later copied into the famous cycle racing sc ...
EGG Series #5: Dexikon Game Overview

EGG Series #5: Dexikon Game Overview

It isn’t very often that we get the chance to play word games. But as of late we’ve been fortunate to try out a few. Lately we’ve been testing out the new Codenames Duet that will be released at Gen Con this year. It’ ...
Thrift Treasure: Ninety-Nine or Bust

Thrift Treasure: Ninety-Nine or Bust

There are a few key things I look for when shopping for a game at thrift. I glaze over all the Scene Its and Trivial Pursuits and start looking for boxes I don’t recognize. Even when looking for used items, packaging does matter. Oddl ...
Flamme Rouge Board Game Overview

Flamme Rouge Board Game Overview

When I lived in West Germany, I can recall two sports that everyone in the area paid attention to. Obviously the first was football (soccer to us Yankees). The other? Professional cycling! Maybe it was because we were close to the French bo ...
Devir Games – What’s in a Name?

Devir Games – What’s in a Name?

Thanks to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, bringing a board game to market has become easier than ever. There are dozens of domestic and foreign manufacturers ready to take your project from idea to reality. Marketing via ...

Thrift Treasure: BattleDome

When shopping at thrift for games, we typically stick to the board or card game kind. Every once in a while we stray from those categories because something catches our eye. We couldn’t resist picking up Crossfire last summer – ...
Ponzi Scheme Board Game Overview

Ponzi Scheme Board Game Overview

If I had to pick one game type that I usually do pretty well at, it would be games that fall into the category of “economic games”. My background is in finance, and quickly figuring out which investment is better has always come ...