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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: Callisto

Thrift Treasure: Callisto

Usually when we look for games at our thrift stores, we’re hunting for the latest version. Many games go through changes from issue to issue as rules are tweaked, players’ tastes change or additional features are added. Having t ...
Isle of Monsters Board Game Overview

Isle of Monsters Board Game Overview

Wednesday’s recommendation for a game to play on Halloween had us scaring the monsters under our beds and putting them into a closet. While it was named Monster Chase, a more descriptive title might have been “Monsters Under the ...
Zombie Tsunami Board Game Overview

Zombie Tsunami Board Game Overview

We’re beginning to wind up our list of Games to Play on Halloween and realized that we’ve given a lot of attention to monsters and ghosts, but have neglected one of the most common Halloween creatures of all time – zombies ...
Monster Chase Matching Game Overview

Monster Chase Matching Game Overview

I know it’s not fair for us to tease you with good games that are difficult to find here in the U.S. But we’re determined to highlight only the best of the best, and when there are over 5,000 new games published every year, it s ...
Terrible Monster Card Game Overview

Terrible Monster Card Game Overview

After seeing the first three entries into our series about games to play at Halloween, you might be thinking, “I don’t have the time to play a game AND hand out candy at the same time!”. We realize that candy-giving has pr ...
Monster Crunch Game Overview

Monster Crunch Game Overview

I’m sure we all remember those sugary cereals we all enjoyed as kids. And the TV commercials made us want to eat them morning, noon and night. I can vividly recall Saturday morning cartoons being interrupted with advertisements for th ...
Thrift Treasure: Suspend

Thrift Treasure: Suspend

Sometimes patience pays off. At last May’s Geekway to the West convention in St. Louis, our daughters discovered a new-to-them game by Melissa & Doug called Suspend. There were a number of copies in the play-to-win room and play i ...
I Can’t Even with These Monsters Overview

I Can’t Even with These Monsters Overview

Now that you’ve gotten your fill of sweets in yesterday’s Halloween feature, Ghosts Love Candy, we turn to what is the first of a series of games. Level 99 Games has created a new card game that reminds us a bit of Fluxx, where ...
Ghosts Love Candy Game Overview

Ghosts Love Candy Game Overview

Every year on Halloween it’s the same thing – kids go out and collect candy and then spend the rest of the evening gorging themselves. Us parents are left at home manning the front door for visitors, feeding into other families& ...
Top 20 Halloween Costumes of 2018

Top 20 Halloween Costumes of 2018

You’re in the market for a new costume for yourself or the kids. But you want to know what’s cool and hip this year (are those words still cool?). You’ll find plenty of Halloween costume guides published every year, but mo ...