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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.
Stratego: Great Then, Great Now

Stratego: Great Then, Great Now

When asked what board game I remember enjoying the most when growing up, the answer comes easy – Stratego. As a family we played a lot of games, from Monopoly and Sorry to Boggle and Mastermind. But secretly I loved Stratego more than ...
EGG Series #9: Sluff Off! Game Overview

EGG Series #9: Sluff Off! Game Overview

One of the oldest types of card games are ones that have some type of trick-taking mechanic. Hearts and Spades are among the oldest, and newer games like 12 Days of Christmas and Nevermore push the envelope with new takes on these classic t ...
Hero Realms Card Game Overview

Hero Realms Card Game Overview

It’s been a couple years since I solved our problem of spending too much money on packs of cards for games like Magic the Gathering or Pokemon. If you’re not familiar, these types of games receive updates on a consistent basis. ...
Thrift Treasure: Tetris Tower 3-D

Thrift Treasure: Tetris Tower 3-D

I think if you ask many adults what their first computer game was, many would answer Tetris. Some might say Lunar Lander, others may even remember Oregon Trail. But Tetris is probably the first computer game to ever go ‘viral’. ...
Okey Dokey Card Game Overview

Okey Dokey Card Game Overview

Most times when we sit down for a game night with the family we pull out a multi-hour big-box game like 878 Vikings or Haspelknecht. These allow us to really get involved in the game, forming temporary partnerships with opponents or allowin ...
Thrift Treasure: Creature Clash! Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Creature Clash! Card Game

It’s always exciting to find a game at thrift that has only been out for a year or two. It’s even better when it is from a brand new company we’ve never featured before. Such is the case with this week’s Thrift Treas ...
10 Hour Smoked Pulled Pork Recipe

10 Hour Smoked Pulled Pork Recipe

For someone that is an early adopter of most technologies, I have to admit I’ve taken a step backwards. For well over 20 years I’ve owned one type of propane grill or another. Small, large, extra burners, rotisserie – I ...
Thrift Treasure: WordARound Card Game

Thrift Treasure: WordARound Card Game

I have to admit, I have a bit of an affinity for oddly-shaped playing cards. I’ve been know to pick up decks at thrift just because of their shape or size, and even grabbed one recently because the cards were made from clear plastic! ...
WongaMania Banana Economy Game Overview

WongaMania Banana Economy Game Overview

A few days ago we highlighted a game, Bulls & Bears, that we described as an educational lesson with a game component. It was very comprehensive in its subject matter about all things finance, right down to the need to purchase health a ...