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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: Troke Castle Checkers

Thrift Treasure: Troke Castle Checkers

It’s always been amazing to me the number of “better Checkers” or “better Chess” games that have tried to make headway in the marketplace. They scream desperation and the lack of creativity. If a designer wants ...
Deep Blue Board Game Overview

Deep Blue Board Game Overview

We recently shared exciting news about game designers Daniel Skjold Pedersen & Asgar Harding Granerud starting their own company, Sidekick Games, to publish one of their latest creations, Bloom Town. The fact that they have their o ...
Funkoverse Funko Pop! Strategy Game Overview

Funkoverse Funko Pop! Strategy Game Overview

I’ve always been a collector. I probably picked up the trait from my father who shared his love for collecting stamps and coins with me from a very young age. If he could have afforded it, he would have collected cars. Instead he woul ...
Junk Orbit Board Game Overview

Junk Orbit Board Game Overview

Last month I got on my soapbox while talking about all the trash in the ocean and orbiting around our planet. Astro Trash had a unique (and plausible) solution to the problem for all that space debris – fling it into the Sun! It’ ...
Thrift Treasure: Pente Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Pente Board Game

Last week while showing off our find of Dr. Eureka at thrift, I mentioned that we pass on a lot of games that one would consider more common. If you’re ever in the market for Trivial Pursuit, Scene It or AdverTeasing, head to your loc ...
Shobu Abstract Game Overview

Shobu Abstract Game Overview

You’ve probably figured out by now that we play a lot of games as a family. There are very few game types we haven’t tried and enjoy nearly all of them. If I was asked to state my most and least favorite genres, my answer would ...
Bite Your Tongue! Card Game Overview

Bite Your Tongue! Card Game Overview

Confession time! When we got our first game that was packaged in a custom neoprene rubber case, I hated it. As I recall, my first exposure to these soft-sided containers was with Happy Salmon. Not only did it not stack on a game shelf, the ...
Thrift Treasure: Dr. Eureka

Thrift Treasure: Dr. Eureka

Usually when we’re out shopping for board games at thrift, we’re primarily on the lookout for games that are unique, fun and are somewhat hard to find. We pass on dozens and dozens of versions of Monopoly, Yahtzee, Scene It and ...
Bloom Town Tile-Laying Game Overview

Bloom Town Tile-Laying Game Overview

A good portion of the decision-making process we go through when buying a new board game involves consideration of the game’s designer(s). There are a few whose games we will pick up even if we don’t know anything about the titl ...
Thrift Treasure: Knockout

Thrift Treasure: Knockout

This week’s Thrift Treasure find was a game that I always wanted but never purchased. The commercials began running in the early 90’s and being a recent college grad, I didn’t have the extra funds to splurge on toys and ga ...