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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.
Zendo Logic Game Overview

Zendo Logic Game Overview

It isn’t very often that I have difficulty classifying a game. Usually they fit nicely into certain categories. Card games, board games, abstracts, dexterity… There are dozens of well-defined descriptions we use to describe the ...
Thrift Treasure: Battle of the Pyramids

Thrift Treasure: Battle of the Pyramids

It’s funny how things tend to line up. I’ve been on a roll at finding abstract games at our local Goodwill, which is a great thing since they’re probably my favorite type of game. My oldest daughter is currently studying a ...
Dicey Peaks Dice Game Overview

Dicey Peaks Dice Game Overview

Usually you can count on Nicole writing about some types of games while I take on the others. We’ve developed our own niche based upon games we prefer. She prefers games with a lot of dice and is drawn to cooperative titles, while I l ...
Ore-Some Board Game Overview

Ore-Some Board Game Overview

If there’s one thing about board games that I despise, it’s the setup. Some games just take too long to organize all the pieces, money and parts before you can play.  Today’s euro games can have hundreds of pieces, so plas ...
Saved by the Bell Board Game Overview

Saved by the Bell Board Game Overview

When I wake up in the morning and the alarm gives out a warning, I don’t think I’ll ever make it on time. By the time I grab my books and I give myself a look, I’m at the corner just in time to see the bus fly by. It’ ...
Thrift Treasure: Exit

Thrift Treasure: Exit

Last week’s Thrift Treasure, Leverage by Milton Bradley, had a board that tilted when pieces were moved across the play area. You wanted the board to either remain balanced or tilted towards your opponent. But other than moving your p ...
Muertoons Card Game Overview

Muertoons Card Game Overview

I remember first learning about Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) while living in California. The very first Halloween we lived there my coworkers talked about how they celebrated Dia de los Muertos on the day after instead. They were fr ...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Board Game Overview

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Board Game Overview

Just last week we told you all about a new cooperative game we picked up at Gen Con that was based in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer universe. Legendary: Buffy the Vampire Slayer is the latest version in a long line of card games set in the L ...
Kid-Friendly Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Kid-Friendly Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

We came upon the realization that we haven’t been teaching the kids well. Don’t misunderstand, they’re doing just fine in school and we still feel strongly that the lessons and social cues they pick up while playing board ...
Windup War Card Game Overview

Windup War Card Game Overview

I don’t think there’s anyone in the world that doesn’t like the Toy Story series of movies. Like most, I feel the first one was the best because at the time it heralded some pretty spectacular animation and special effects ...