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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 GiftCardCollector.com, PesVault.com, Orguysm.com and a number of other online properties. He also is an occasional writer and full-time administrator for SahmReviews.com.
There’s a New Type of Game in Town

There’s a New Type of Game in Town

For nearly 10 years SahmReviews.com has written about over 1,000 products and services we use on a regular basis. A number of years ago, as our girls got older and graduated from Chutes and Ladders to more advanced games, we began exploring ...
Thrift Treasure: Abalone

Thrift Treasure: Abalone

Our 2-player kick continues right on into this week’s thrift store find, Abalone by FoxMind. After playing a few rounds of Pagoda and losing handily to our youngest daughter playing Pylos, I was ready to tackle this game that has been ...
A Chinese Pagoda for Game Night

A Chinese Pagoda for Game Night

I don’t know about your household, but it’s been crazy around ours this holiday season. Between finding activities for the kids to do during their vacation, travelling to see family and trying to find time to relax and play a fe ...
Pylos Almost Completes the Set

Pylos Almost Completes the Set

I can’t believe it’s already been over 2 1/2 years since I found a copy of Quits at our local thrift store. Included in the box was advertising for other Gigamic wooden games that I knew I’d be keeping an eye out for. Sure ...
Thrift Treasure: Baby Bird Game

Thrift Treasure: Baby Bird Game

Normally when we’re out shopping for board games from our local thrift stores, we pass on titles targeted towards a younger crowd. Not that they aren’t quality games, but our youngest is now twelve and neither daughter has much ...
What Do Gambling Pandas Play? Pandante!

What Do Gambling Pandas Play? Pandante!

Over a decade ago when we lived in California, one of my clients was the Palms Casino in Las Vegas. We made their room key cards and being a loyal supplier, I would almost always stay at their facility when we spent a weekend in town. I got ...
Are You Prepared for the New Alien Movie?

Are You Prepared for the New Alien Movie?

I still remember the first R-rated movie I saw in the theaters. While my friends were bragging about getting to see Porky’s on the big screen, I went a different route. I was only 11 when the original Alien movie was released, but in ...
Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2017!

Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2017!

2016 was another interesting and exciting year and we are so thankful that you joined us! We started out the year with a trip to the Chicago Auto Show to work closely with their social media team. The next big event was the Captain America: ...
There’s a Bit of Bull in this Game

There’s a Bit of Bull in this Game

For the past few years there’s been a major shift in the way board games are introduced to the marketplace. Like many other items, you used to have to have a business plan, capital and an appetite for risk taking. If you had a game yo ...
How to Become the King of Thieves

How to Become the King of Thieves

When you think of travel games, what comes to mind? For many it is smaller versions of traditional classics like Scrabble or Connect 4. They’re typically the complete game with special components (sometimes magnetic) designed to be us ...