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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.
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 ...
Thrift Treasure: The Simpsons – Mystery of Life

Thrift Treasure: The Simpsons – Mystery of Life

Every single person on this planet has no doubt heard of The Simpsons. I was one of the lucky few who stumbled upon the show before it became a regular series. Originally done as shorts during the commercial breaks of The Tracey Ullman Show ...
Pikoko Trick-Taking Game Overview

Pikoko Trick-Taking Game Overview

Have you ever walked by a table with people playing a game, only to have it catch your eye? Games that draw others to the table with their presence are some of the most desirable out there. We experienced this phenomenon while playtesting H ...
Thrift Treasure: Halli Galli Game

Thrift Treasure: Halli Galli Game

I guess a lot of people do the whole “Christmas in July” thing. As we get older, we hear of it more often as a solution for retirees who winter in the south. This allows them to get together with the family without suffering the ...
The Deadlies Card Game Overview

The Deadlies Card Game Overview

I’ve always had a fascination with the concept of the seven deadly sins. Like most, I first learned of them in church as a young child. To be honest, some didn’t seem so bad by modern standards (Pride?). I always wondered about ...
Thrift Treasure: Hang in There! Game

Thrift Treasure: Hang in There! Game

With so many pieces, we were very excited to find this copy of Hang in There! at our Goodwill for only a couple bucks. Just one missing part would make the entire game unplayable. So why did it get donated? Maybe the family’s kids had ...
Making Hues and Cues Inspired Artwork

Making Hues and Cues Inspired Artwork

It’s a huge understatement to say that our entire family is proud of how well our board game, Hues and Cues, is being accepted. We constantly see people sharing photographs on social media and have watched countless live streams. Many ...
Thrift Treasure: Inside Moves Game

Thrift Treasure: Inside Moves Game

This week’s Thrift Treasure feature comes with a bit of a story. We found this copy of Inside Moves by Parker Brothers sometime last fall. It was only a couple bucks and I could have sworn I checked for all of the pieces to be in ...
Traintopia Tile-Laying Game Overview

Traintopia Tile-Laying Game Overview

We have a very good friend who is a regular part of our gaming circle. If you ask her what her favorite type of game is, she would not reply with a mechanic like dice-rolling, abstract or engine-building. She would proudly exclaim that she ...
Thrift Treasure: Talkin’ Tango Game

Thrift Treasure: Talkin’ Tango Game

Not only have we been having fun with brand new party games this week, we’ve been lucky enough to find a few at thrift. (May Cause) Side Effects and Splurt! are both good examples of modern party games and what can be expected in ...