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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: Piranha Panic

Thrift Treasure: Piranha Panic

When I was in college I owned a fish tank. Not being happy with the typical betas and guppies, I opted for a pair of piranhas from our local pet store. In most northern states they are still legal to own, but southern states have different ...
Cabo Card Game Overview

Cabo Card Game Overview

It never fails. Every time we get together with family a card game breaks out. Normally we’d be excited, but in our case the games of choice are nothing more than Hearts or Spades (and sometimes Euchre). We get it – taking the t ...
Fist of Dragonstones Game Overview

Fist of Dragonstones Game Overview

When I look back at all the games we’ve played over the years, I discover a theme I did not realize. We’ve long claimed that our absolute favorite games are either cooperative, abstract or feature mind puzzles. That’s stil ...
Build or Boom Destruction Game Overview

Build or Boom Destruction Game Overview

Confession time – I like to knock things over. If someone is building a house of playing cards, I like to create a slight wind and watch it fall to the ground. Trying to see how high you can stack items? Don’t do it around me! A ...
Thrift Treasure: The Racing Horse Game

Thrift Treasure: The Racing Horse Game

I have fond memories of playing card games with my parents. They taught me most of the classics – Rummy, Hearts and yes, even Poker. In fact, we played a number of poker variations. I recall playing 5-card draw, 7-card draw and 5-card ...
Fairy Tile Story Game Overview

Fairy Tile Story Game Overview

If I had to choose what question we are most often asked, it would be something along the lines of “Can you recommend a game for my <insert age younger than 12> year old child?”. We could always take the easy route and cho ...
Citrus Tile-Laying Game Overview

Citrus Tile-Laying Game Overview

Before we moved back to Iowa from California, we decided to take a vacation to Hawaii. We knew it would be much cheaper to fly out of Los Angeles than to wait until later and have to make a connection there anyhow. We chose to stay in the N ...
Sports Dice Football & Baseball Overview

Sports Dice Football & Baseball Overview

We’ve talked many times about the trend of game publishers to start a new brand in order to reach a different market. Pressman Games recently founded Games Adults Play to carry a line of adult-themed party games. Grey Fox Games, known ...
Thrift Treasure: Poker’s Wild

Thrift Treasure: Poker’s Wild

If there’s one thing that catches our eye on a game box, it’s the slogan “from the maker’s of Sequence“. Sequence was one of the first games we started playing as a family nearly a decade ago. We would also hos ...