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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.
Passing Through Petra Game Overview

Passing Through Petra Game Overview

Something about raising kids that continues to fascinate me is how they see things through their eyes. For example, when I think of Chicago, the first things that comes to mind are the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears along with what used to ...
Thrift Treasure: Big Top

Thrift Treasure: Big Top

When our girls were younger, we loved going to the circus. This was back when Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus was still around and had their full compliment of animals in tow. Circuses are probably a thing of the past, but that ...
10 Minute Heist Game Overview

10 Minute Heist Game Overview

As of late we’ve been playing a lot of longer, more strategic games. They’ve run the gamut in theme and mechanics. From cooperative games like Pandemic: Fall of Rome to brain-burners like Lisboa, it isn’t unusual to see us ...
Crazier Eights Card Game Overview

Crazier Eights Card Game Overview

Like most of you, my fascination with games came from my childhood. Sitting around the coffee table with the family playing Boggle, Scrabble or Life was my favorite part of the week. Before we were introduced to mass-market board games, my ...
Dragonsgate College Game Overview

Dragonsgate College Game Overview

The topic of conversation as of late around our household has been about colleges. With our oldest beginning her junior year next autumn, she’s been instructed by the school counselors to begin tailoring her high school curriculum to ...
Thrift Treasure: Cheap Shot

Thrift Treasure: Cheap Shot

Many games made are variations on a classic. We’ve lost count of how many 4-in-a-row games there are and you can’t walk down the game aisle at the store without seeing some type of push-your-luck dice game. We’ve all playe ...
Maki Stack Dexterity Game Overview

Maki Stack Dexterity Game Overview

If there’s something this world needs, it is more games and more sushi. Sometimes being in the middle of the Midwest it can be difficult to get either. We’ve always focused on good games here on SahmReviews and have made a point ...
Pandemic: Fall of Rome Game Overview

Pandemic: Fall of Rome Game Overview

It’s been almost five years since we started attending a weekly game night gathering we discovered on Meetup. It is held at a local chiropractic college every Friday night and has anywhere from a dozen to 50+ in attendance depending u ...
Kodama: The Tree Spirits Game Overview

Kodama: The Tree Spirits Game Overview

A couple years ago I took a trip back to the town I consider my hometown. My parents worked for the government and were required to transfer to new locations every couple of years. By the time I entered middle school I had already attended ...
Thrift Treasure: Holey Cow

Thrift Treasure: Holey Cow

If you yelled out “Holy Cow” anywhere in the upper Midwest, everyone would understand you’re giving tribute to the greatest baseball announcer ever to live. Harry Carey was the voice of the Chicago Cubs for sixteen years a ...