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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: Combo King Game

Thrift Treasure: Combo King Game

Lately it seems like we pass on more games at thrift because they are incomplete. Missing parts can be hard to replace, so it may have been the reason it was donated in the first place. I just wish thrift stores would take the time to inven ...
Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds Game Overview

Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds Game Overview

Now that the summer is over, the same can pretty much be said about game convention season. A good majority of games are released each year at Origins or Gen Con, with a few more trickling out at Essen in October. I personally look forward ...
1st & Roll Football Game Overview

1st & Roll Football Game Overview

The end of summer means many things to different people. For school teachers it means they get to meet their classrooms of new students. For the students it signals the end of their summer vacation and time to hit the books. Some areas drea ...
Thrift Treasure: Say What You See! Game

Thrift Treasure: Say What You See! Game

When I was young, one of my favorite things to read was Games magazine. With the introduction of the internet, most of its puzzles and challenges are now online on their website. I wish they still offered their monthly magazine in print for ...
Beneath Nexus Card Game Overview

Beneath Nexus Card Game Overview

Most of the games we own that pit one player against everyone else are dungeon-crawlers with elaborate boards and plastic miniatures. They come in all styles and we continue to enjoy Folklore: Affliction and Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcad ...
Witless Wizards Card Game Overview

Witless Wizards Card Game Overview

Card battle games are one type of game that we don’t get to play very often. Not because we don’t own many, but because they typically only support two players. We’ve enjoyed many hours of Mage Wars Academy, Castle Assault ...
Thrift Treasure: Squint Drawing Game

Thrift Treasure: Squint Drawing Game

One type of game that never seems to go out of style are drawing games. Classics like Pictionary or Telestrations are on many of our game shelves. New ideas in this genre, like NObjects where you draw with your finger instead of a pencil, a ...
Most or Least Party Game Overview

Most or Least Party Game Overview

The other day we were looking to play a game with a larger group and really were struggling to find something that appealed to everyone. Sure, we could have fallen back on some of the classics or grabbed a new copy of Paraphrase or Blank Sl ...
Team3 Polyomino Game Overview

Team3 Polyomino Game Overview

A couple weeks ago we were playing Tuki, a polyomino game where you not only built a vertical structure that matched your card, you had to figure out exactly which neutral-colored pieces to use to elevate and support the entire thing. Playe ...