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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.
Space Invaders Returns in Dice Game Form

Space Invaders Returns in Dice Game Form

Do you remember the first video game you ever played? I’m not talking about something at home – I mean a real quarter-sucking cabinet down at the local arcade. I do. We were living in West Germany in the late 70’s and the ...
EGG Series #1: Eggs and Empires Overview

EGG Series #1: Eggs and Empires Overview

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been a collector. My dad introduced me to stamps and coins at a very young age and to this date I still pocket coins and unique currency. Middle and high school saw my collection of baseball ...
Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia Overview

Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia Overview

We are coming up on my favorite time of the year. The snow is behind us and flowers are in full bloom. Pretty soon the kids will be out of school for the summer and at each other’s throats. The grass will need to be mowed more than on ...
Thrift Treasure: Cube Checkers

Thrift Treasure: Cube Checkers

Well it finally happened. I’ve preached and preached on how you should check the contents of a game before buying a used copy. I even carry around a tiny pocket knife so I can cut the packing tape used to seal the game boxes at our lo ...
Batman: Almost  Got ‘Im Card Game Overview

Batman: Almost Got ‘Im Card Game Overview

By now you’ve probably figured out my game type preference – abstract games. I play all types of games and anything with cubes runs a close second, but there is something about a head-to-head matchup with even sides that makes a ...
Thrift Treasure: The Game of Chips

Thrift Treasure: The Game of Chips

It’s once again been quite some time since we’ve found anything new to us by Jax Games at our local thrift stores. A few years ago it seemed like every time we turned around we were finding something we didn’t already own. ...
Tak Abstract Board Game Overview

Tak Abstract Board Game Overview

You’ve heard us talk about the ongoing renaissance in the board game world many times over the past couple of years. By some estimates over 5,000 new games are introduced every year! This is partly thanks to crowdfunding sites like Ki ...
Back to the Future Dice Game Overview

Back to the Future Dice Game Overview

I had never looked forward to the days when my daughters exited the world of being children and began referring to themselves as teens and tweens. Anyone who’s had children know that this age brings a myriad of new things to discuss, ...
Thrift Treasure: Pengoloo

Thrift Treasure: Pengoloo

I guess while we’re playing around with memory games, it wouldn’t hurt to continue by picking one up at thrift. We usually don’t opt for ones quite this simple or designed for smaller kids, but the cuteness level of Pengol ...
Update: Fantasy Fantasy Baseball Game

Update: Fantasy Fantasy Baseball Game

I can count on one hand the number of Kickstarter games we have talked about over the years. Believe it or not, we get a couple emails every single week from companies that want us to help promote their latest, greatest game or invention. W ...