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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.
Lisboa Strategy Game Overview

Lisboa Strategy Game Overview

We’ve always touted the educational opportunities available by playing games. It doesn’t matter if you just want to learn something new, play a game where you can talk about how it relates to history or even using a game in a &# ...
Herbalism Deduction Game Overview

Herbalism Deduction Game Overview

When I mentioned last week that deduction games had overtaken our game night bag, I wasn’t kidding. Cryptid has won its place, as have others like Alchemists and Deception: Murder in Hong Kong. What I failed to mention before was ther ...
Thrift Treasure: Farkle Around

Thrift Treasure: Farkle Around

I’m sure there aren’t many people that haven’t ever played a game of Farkle. The Yahtzee-alternative, Farkle is a dice-rolling game where you must score points on each roll of the dice. Once you roll and get nothing, you & ...
Cryptid Deduction Game Overview

Cryptid Deduction Game Overview

You might have noticed a game trend on SahmReviews over the past year or so. We’ve always professed to have a preference for both abstract games and games that utilize dice. Looking back at the games we played in 2018 and it is obviou ...
New Releases from Goliath Games

New Releases from Goliath Games

Now that the holidays are well behind us, we’re trying to catch up on all the amazing toys & games that were released just in time for Christmas. Every year we publish a number of Holiday Gift Guides to help you fill up that empty ...
Pocket Mars Card Game Overview

Pocket Mars Card Game Overview

Here’s something you may or may not have known – we are measuring the gravity levels on Mars. More specifically, NASA is measuring the density of Mount Sharp in the hope it will give new insight into the range’s formation. ...
Thrift Treasure: Geomag Magnetic Challenge

Thrift Treasure: Geomag Magnetic Challenge

When our girls were younger, they had a construction set of magnetic balls and sticks they loved creating with. I don’t recall the brand, but recall that there were a number of them on the shelves of our Walmart. We’ve even pick ...
Board Games to Play on Valentine’s Day

Board Games to Play on Valentine’s Day

I think we accidentally discovered a void in the board game market. We were searching for Valentine’s Day themed games to bring to our weekly game night and discovered that there really aren’t that many. Sure, there are plenty o ...
Jungli-La Card & Dice Game Overview

Jungli-La Card & Dice Game Overview

There’s a game designer whose games are appearing in our game night bag more often than any other. For our weekly game night sessions we typically look for engaging titles that play more than four players, are quick to teach and still ...
Pictomania Drawing Game Overview

Pictomania Drawing Game Overview

Something you may have noticed about the games we tend to play as a family is that we don’t play a lot of games that require artistic talent. There have been all kinds of drawing games over the years, but since my repertoire isn’ ...