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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.
Jaws Board Game Overview

Jaws Board Game Overview

One of the fun things we’ve been doing during this shutdown is introducing our girls to classic movies. We’ve already watched the entire Back to the Future trilogy, enjoyed Beverly Hills Cop, laughed during every example of Nati ...
Thrift Treasure: Hike Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Hike Card Game

When we lived in California, one of the things we like to do on the weekends was head into the foothills and hike a trail. Most of them were well-worn and marked for safety. Our favorite was one that ended at a stunning waterfall and pool. ...
Faerie Chess Board Game Overview

Faerie Chess Board Game Overview

When my daughters were old enough to progress beyond standard board games like Checkers or Candyland, one of my first purchases was a deluxe chess set. I wanted to teach them how to play the centuries-old strategy game and have their experi ...
The Perfect State Fair Lemonade Recipe

The Perfect State Fair Lemonade Recipe

Another thing we’ve really missed going to this year is the various state and county fairs across our region. From the famous Iowa State Fair to our local Scott County Fair, every single one has been cancelled. Some of them tried to c ...
Thrift Treasure: Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

Thrift Treasure: Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

Since we have more inside time due to the ongoing pandemic, it has changed what we look for when out thrifting. Usually we’d only search for interesting games not in our collection. As of late we’ve been doing more jigsaw puzzle ...
Vintage Racers Game Overview

Vintage Racers Game Overview

There are some game genres we seem to have a lot of in our collection. Because abstract games rank high on our list, we own quite a few in addition to creating our own (Gekitai). We’ve never met a game by Stefan Feld that we didn̵ ...
Thrift Treasure: 3 Stones Game

Thrift Treasure: 3 Stones Game

Because people are playing more games and assembling more puzzles due to the coronavirus, thrift shopping has become more hit-and-miss. We’ll either find absolutely nothing or luck out and arrive right after someone has cleaned out th ...
Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

The last time we talked about a game by Columbia Games, it was just before the 4th of July last year. We were helping celebrate by playing their patriotic game about the American Revolution. Things are quite different this year. We’ve ...
Thrift Treasure: Skip-Bo Dice Game

Thrift Treasure: Skip-Bo Dice Game

You might have noticed we’ve been playing a lot of dice games as of late. Last week’s Thrift Treasure was Dragon Dice and yesterday’s feature was about the cooperative dice game, Fuji. Dice games of all types are Nicole ...
Jungle Cruise Adventure Game Overview

Jungle Cruise Adventure Game Overview

Here’s a frustrating story we haven’t told yet. Every two years at our high school the band gets to take a trip somewhere sunny for spring break. Kids and parents save for those full two years in order to afford these once-in-a- ...