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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: Chickapig Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: Chickapig Abstract Game

I remember hearing about this week’s Thrift Treasure on TV a couple years ago. Published by Buffalo Games, it was getting a lot of air time due to the fact it involved Dave Matthews. Yes, that Dave Matthews of Dave Matthews Band fame. ...
Dragonwood Card Game Overview

Dragonwood Card Game Overview

Continuing with this week’s theme of games about dragons, I had intended on telling you about Gamewright‘s new Dragonrealm game. It’s the second in a series featuring many of the same characters. The first was Dragonwood, ...
Incubation Board Game Overview

Incubation Board Game Overview

I know what you’re thinking. You’re astute enough to notice a trend in the games we’ve been playing the past week or so. First, it was Dragonscales about 10 days ago. Then came Dragon Market this past Friday. Truth be told ...
Thrift Treasure: My Word! Card Game

Thrift Treasure: My Word! Card Game

At our Goodwill they have games in two areas. An entire shelving rack at the end of an aisle hosts most of the board games, jigsaw puzzles and science kits. That’s where we usually find a title or two that we need to add to our collec ...
Pathfinder: Kingmaker Video Game Overview

Pathfinder: Kingmaker Video Game Overview

It’s probably obvious that we play a lot of board games. At last count we have almost 3,000 in our collection and continue to add each week thanks to our Thrift Treasure series. There’s another type of game our daughters have be ...
Villagers City- Village-Building Game Overview

Villagers City- Village-Building Game Overview

If you were to go through all of our game articles over the past few months, you’d come to the conclusion that we like to play city-building games. And you’d be correct. While many of them have a lot of things in common with eac ...
Thrift Treasure: I Think You Think I Think

Thrift Treasure: I Think You Think I Think

I know I’ve said it before, but I’ll mention it again. I have a soft spot for any product made by TSR. While best known as the company behind Dungeons & Dragons, from time to time they would venture into other parts of the g ...
Dragonscales Dice Game Overview

Dragonscales Dice Game Overview

Have you ever played a game and thought to yourself, “Hey, this seems very familiar!”? It’s not uncommon for games to have similarities to others, either on purpose or by accident. Sometimes it’s a coincidence that t ...
Thrift Treasure: Attorney Power Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Attorney Power Board Game

Lately it seems like I’ve been purchasing games at thrift just to find out how bad they are. It’s almost a challenge to see what game I can find with the lowest BoardGameGeek rating. Last week we struggled through Hike, a card g ...
Ratuki Card Game Overview

Ratuki Card Game Overview

Just the other day we were sortof complaining about games of speed when we were discussing Pendulum. As we get older it becomes more difficult to remain competitive in any game that requires lightning-fast reactions. But our daughters still ...