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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: Orient 3-D Chinese Checkers Game

Thrift Treasure: Orient 3-D Chinese Checkers Game

Whenever we shop at thrift for games, a common title we see is Chinese Checkers. It was a favorite of mine when I was younger. Like most of you, the marbles were eventually lost and it became a three player game instead of four, five or six ...
Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2021!

Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2021!

Well, HELLOOOOOOO 2021!!! Last year at this time we were laying out our goals for what we wanted to cover here on our site. We confirmed that we would continue to focus on game-related content and gave a teaser about the release of Hues and ...
Ultimate Monopoly Board Game Overview

Ultimate Monopoly Board Game Overview

Before you start to panic, rest assured that Ultimate Monopoly isn’t going to be the next must-have game for your collection. We’re bringing it to light because we’ve recently used the game to decorate our basement game ar ...
Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Up Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Up Word Game

Last week we finally broke a streak of being able to find games licensed in the Scrabble world. Scrabble Overturn was unique in that instead of using tiles, it employed cylinders with colored letters that could be stolen by an opponent. Sco ...
Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Overturn Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Overturn Word Game

We used to find a lot of Scrabble games at thrift. They don’t usually sit there long as they are snapped up by clever crafters who use the letter tiles to make all kinds of cool things. When we go to a Goodwill outlet, there are alway ...
Istanbul: The Dice Game Overview

Istanbul: The Dice Game Overview

Last week while we were playing Shake Up, a vintage game we found at thrift, Nicole was frustrated by how well some of us (me) were rolling. The best rolls in the game were straights of four or four-of-a-kind. This allowed you to take three ...
Thrift Treasure: Shake Up Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Shake Up Board Game

It’s been a very long time since we’ve found a game by Jax at thrift that we didn’t already own. We’re huge fans of the original Sequence game and have since invested in both Sequence Dice and Kazink, a Sequence-like ...
Hi Lo Flip Card Game Overview

Hi Lo Flip Card Game Overview

When I first saw the box for Hi Lo Flip by Gamewright, my eyes were drawn to the background. I recognized the ROYGBIV rainbow of colors arranged in a mesh gradient. It is familiar to me because I used a similar feature when designing the fi ...