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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: Dragon Dice

Thrift Treasure: Dragon Dice

This week’s Thrift Treasure find isn’t a result of hanging out at our local Goodwill. Like many, I peruse the Facebook Marketplace from time to time to see what others are getting rid of. Back in January, well before the COVID q ...
Breakdancing Meeples Game Overview

Breakdancing Meeples Game Overview

Every time I play a game that uses multiple meeples, or any wooden component for that matter, I can be found stacking or arranging them while I listen to the rules or wait for my turn. It’s just something to keep my hands busy – ...
Thrift Treasure: Pathwayz Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Pathwayz Board Game

If you live near a mall, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the calendar store Go! that pops up every year just before the holiday season. With the demise of Toys R Us and Kay Bee Toys, they’ve become a go-to location for more t ...
ALDR: The High Sage Card Game Overview

ALDR: The High Sage Card Game Overview

A little over a year ago I was asking for recommendations for an abstract game in a Facebook group. We were looking for something unique and new. At the time a couple people suggested a game called “Element” by Rather Dashing Ga ...
Curios Board Game Overview

Curios Board Game Overview

If you had to sum up a common feature about today’s board games, it would be the ability to make decisions that impact your success. Board games of the past like Monopoly or Sorry! depended upon the roll of dice. Your fate hinged upon ...
Thrift Treasure: Battleship Command

Thrift Treasure: Battleship Command

There have been a lot of games issued under the Battleship name. At least a dozen or two according to BoardGameGeek. Oddly, other than the original version, we don’t find too many of the variations at thrift. Maybe it’s because ...
Food Truck Champion Game Overview

Food Truck Champion Game Overview

When we lived in Los Angeles, food trucks were a daily part of life. There was one that would come to our business for lunch each day. The owner and I were on a first name basis and we would worry if he was late or missing. The food was goo ...
Dropsy Dexterity Game Overview

Dropsy Dexterity Game Overview

We’ve said it before, but it is probably worth repeating. As we age, we lose our advantage when playing any type of dexterity game with our kids. I used to be able to stand on one foot for what seemed like forever. Balance a cup on th ...
Thrift Treasure: Jenga Max Game

Thrift Treasure: Jenga Max Game

Our kids have been into games since they were both very young. We would always take them to the annual Chicago Toy and Game Fair where they would get to see new products ready to be put under a Christmas tree. They got to meet a lot of indu ...
Chicken Time Warp Card Game Overview

Chicken Time Warp Card Game Overview

With the cancellation of all game conventions this year, it has become more and more difficult to find new and interesting games coming to market. Conventions usually host a number of grand debuts with publishers offering incentives to purc ...