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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.
I Moustache You to Play this Game

I Moustache You to Play this Game

I have to come clean about something. Last November while attending the Chicago Toy & Game Fair at Navy Pier I glossed over a game from Spin Master that was brand new and making its debut. I judged it immediately as too juvenile for my ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Ravensburger)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Ravensburger)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Thrift Treasure: Geo-Logic Star-Art

Thrift Treasure: Geo-Logic Star-Art

Logic puzzles have always had a soft spot in my heart. I remember having a number of them as a child, usually made out of wood and nigh impossible to reassemble once taken apart (at least for a young child). There was something about how al ...
Winter-Safe Golfing Indoors

Winter-Safe Golfing Indoors

You know we can’t pass up a bargain on games. We’ve purchased so many at our local Goodwill we are practically on a first-name basis with the employees! Most of our Thrift Treasures are average, but every once in a while we find ...
We Are Turning Up the Heat

We Are Turning Up the Heat

Following in the footsteps of her uncle, our oldest has discovered she likes spicy foods. She chooses the hottest salsa at Chipotle, steals my chicken wings when we make them at home and has started adding Frank’s Red Hot to her canne ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Endless Games)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Endless Games)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Thrift Treasure: Takeaway

Thrift Treasure: Takeaway

Last year some of our favorite family games came from one company, Jax. We played some new ones like Link-O and Polygon, and found others for our Thrift Treasure series at our local Goodwill. In fact, Doodle Dice became one of our Top 10 fa ...
Look Out! A (Rivet) War is Coming!

Look Out! A (Rivet) War is Coming!

Among the board game crowd, there is a class of game that’s been around for a while. Commonly referred to as “miniatures games”, these strategy/role-playing titles usually include highly-detailed pieces that you can custom ...
A Monster of a Card Game

A Monster of a Card Game

If you haven’t figured it out by now, we love playing games. Over the past couple of years we’ve turned off the XBox and become turned on to board games. From our Thrift Treasure series of games we find at local thrift stores to ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Everest Toys)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Everest Toys)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...