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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.
Snap Shouts Word Game Overview

Snap Shouts Word Game Overview

There are more than a fair share of games that require you to come up with a word and have everyone else guess it. This is a theme that has been around for longer than I have and it is still popular today. We’ve featured a number of t ...
Thrift Treasure: Domingo Game

Thrift Treasure: Domingo Game

When we’re shopping for games at thrift, we usually pass over copies whose boxes are well-worn. Torn corners and frayed edges usually means the contents will be in the same condition or pieces will be missing. We’re fine with th ...
Unearth Dice Placement Game Overview

Unearth Dice Placement Game Overview

One of the things I enjoy most about modern board games is their artwork. Today’s publishers put almost as much effort into creating an attractive product as they do the game’s mechanics. I guess it is becoming more necessary to ...
Introduce Toddlers to Modern Board Games

Introduce Toddlers to Modern Board Games

It’s natural for families to want to play games together. Unfortunately the ones that normally appeal to the younger crowd require you to act silly, put plastic retainers in your mouth or hit the loser in the face with whipped cream. ...
Cudaki Speed Grabbing Game Overview

Cudaki Speed Grabbing Game Overview

While we’re on the subject of speed games (Cobra Paw, Paramedics Clear!), we’ve also been playing a new title by MindWare called Cudaki. This one is a little more difficult than Cobra Paw in that you must make some decisions qui ...
Thrift Treasure: Triazzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Triazzle Game

This week’s Thrift Treasure feature proves once again that some games at thrift are there for a reason. We’ve been very fortunate to find hundreds of good board games for just a couple dollars each over the years, but every once ...
Cobra Paw Speed Game Overview

Cobra Paw Speed Game Overview

We’re suckers for games with quality components. Years ago we purchased an expensive Chess set, even though the game plays the same with plastic pieces. And our preference for games that use real wood is no secret. The few times we ...
Odyssey: Wrath of Poseidon Overview

Odyssey: Wrath of Poseidon Overview

Our oldest daughter has always has a fascination with mythical creatures and heroes. I think it really blossomed when she read the entire Percy Jackson series of books. Nicole read them at the same time and would have lively discussions abo ...
Final Act Tank Game Overview

Final Act Tank Game Overview

I caught myself the other day saying something about a game I never had before, “Wow!”. We had been watching some friends play an older war game at our local game night and wanted to try one out for ourselves. We’re not re ...