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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: PDQ

Thrift Treasure: PDQ

I’ve never been very good at word games. Probably because my brother has a natural talent for recalling (and correctly spelling) obscure words. I’d rather play something I actually have a chance of winning. We recently found ano ...
The Right Tools for the Job

The Right Tools for the Job

One thing I can never have enough of in the kitchen is cutting boards. I have tried all types. Traditional wooden, bamboo, various types of plastic (thick and thin) as well as ones custom made from Corian. Each have their benefits and drawb ...
Thrift Treasure: Stack-Ominos

Thrift Treasure: Stack-Ominos

I thought I was familiar with nearly every version of dominoes. Whether it was just different-colored pieces, pieces with more than the standard 6 dots per side, triangular-shaped Tri-Ominos or the dusty version in every thrift store in Ame ...
Smarter Protection with IntelliArmor

Smarter Protection with IntelliArmor

What’s the old saying? “Can’t see the forest for the trees”? You’d think that if I had great success with a product I’d become brand-loyal. But there is something inside of me that cannot resist a bargain ...
Thrift Treasure: Switchboard

Thrift Treasure: Switchboard

A few weeks ago I picked up another small-box game at our local thrift store that I had never seen before. I usually can find these for under a buck, but this time I had to spring double that. Once I confirmed all of the pieces were there a ...
A Little Taste of Trench Warfare

A Little Taste of Trench Warfare

I’ve mentioned before that my absolute favorite type of game is a category known as “abstract games“. Think of games like checkers or chess – each side has the same pieces and typically wage war on a board or table. ...
Keep Cool With These Waterproof Games

Keep Cool With These Waterproof Games

The thermometer is supposed to take a peek at 70 degrees this week and it won’t be long until we’re able to enjoy a splash in the pool or hot tub. But once we’re done cannonballing, playing ‘shark’ and laying i ...
Should You Play Games in the Kitchen?

Should You Play Games in the Kitchen?

How many times did your wife mom tell you not to play with your food? Yeah, I lost count also. My favorite was to play ring toss with my Spaghetti-O’s, and I’m sure that was mom’s least favorite. While the kitchen is proba ...
Calliope Games Titan Series Overview

Calliope Games Titan Series Overview

Let’s talk serious about board games. We like to play them. We like to write about them. You like to play and read about them. But what is something that neither of us has ever done? Create one! Sure, maybe we’ve made custom hou ...
Frogger Without the Cars & Buses

Frogger Without the Cars & Buses

We’re always pushing our luck when we expose our kids to more and more advanced types of games. They either get lost in the numbers and complexity (rarely) or they take a chunk out of our egos when they thoroughly trounce us on their ...