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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.
Songbirds Card Game Overview

Songbirds Card Game Overview

We love trends. Especially when they reflect something we prefer. In the board game world there have been a number of trends recently. A few years ago you couldn’t turn your head without seeing another new zombie game. Train-themed ga ...
Thrift Treasure: Tennis Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Tennis Card Game

This week we found a number of games at thrift, but not at our regular haunts. Normally we stop into our Goodwill once a week and our Salvation Army thrift store once every month or two. We fortunately don’t have a lot of competition ...
Kick-Ass Cooperative Board Game Overview

Kick-Ass Cooperative Board Game Overview

We’re among the fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that makes us want to seek out all of their other characters and products. We’ve watched nearly all the series on Netflix, never miss an episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and ...
Googly Eyes Family Game Overview

Googly Eyes Family Game Overview

A few years ago my girls and I went on a googly eye spree. I wish I had taken photos of all the things and places we embellished with stick-on eyes. We left them all over Grammy’s house, a couple statues in a kid’s museum, poste ...
Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

When we’re shopping for games at thrift, there is one brand we will never buy. If it is from the Cranium series, we have learned to always pass on it no matter how complete or new it looks. The majority of their games include some typ ...
Thrift Treasure: Blokus Duo

Thrift Treasure: Blokus Duo

As a part of our Thrift Treasure series, we have covered a number of games that belong to the same family. We’ve lost count of how many versions of UNO and Scrabble we’ve uncovered. And it’s a good thing we’re not fa ...
The Brady Bunch Party Game Overview

The Brady Bunch Party Game Overview

One of the more “interesting” things about growing up with the last name of Brady was how we were constantly compared to the popular TV show, The Brady Bunch. At various times of life I was called Greg, Peter or Bobby, probably ...
Xenon Profiteer Card Game Overview

Xenon Profiteer Card Game Overview

I stand corrected. For quite some time I had the misguided notion that all deck-building games were the same. At least that had been my experience. Every time we played one, the rules were the same. Draw cards from your deck, spend them to ...
Thrift Treasure: Doublecross

Thrift Treasure: Doublecross

Last week I mentioned how we were excited to find a couple games at our Goodwill that had interesting components. Split has cards that have a unique design on them – a half card version of the main card shown! Because of the low price ...
Thrift Treasure: Split Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Split Card Game

This week, and next week for that matter, our Thrift Treasure series is about a couple games that we bought knowing absolutely nothing about them. Our attraction was solely due to the interesting design variations of standard game component ...