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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.
The New Skinny Kid on the Block

The New Skinny Kid on the Block

Do you remember the phen-fen diet fad? It was discovered in the 80’s that the combination of Fenfluramine and Phentermine showed promising results for treating obese patients, which led to this popular combination in the 90’s fo ...
Puzzle Gift Ideas from Winning Moves

Puzzle Gift Ideas from Winning Moves

In September we reminding you about Winning Moves, one of our favorite game publishers. Why do we love them so much? I guess it is because of their varied product line. Whether it is reissues of classic titles or creating a whole new game c ...
Screen Protection Worthy of Your Phone

Screen Protection Worthy of Your Phone

I remember the last so-called screen protector I used on my phone. It was one of those flimsy plastic cling things that came with my phone case for free. I figured I had it, I might as well use it. That thing brought me nothing but frustrat ...
First a Thing, Then a Show, Now a Game

First a Thing, Then a Show, Now a Game

A selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone. Selfies are often shared on social networking services such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. They are usually flattering and made to ...
What the Fluxx Are You Getting This Year?

What the Fluxx Are You Getting This Year?

Ok, sometimes we do things a little backwards here at SahmReviews. Back in May we introduced you to Looney Labs and their newest card game, Loonacy. We had never played any games from Looney Labs, but this one quickly became a favorite of o ...
Thrift Treasure:  Take the Train

Thrift Treasure: Take the Train

If I were to mention the US Playing Card Company or Bicycle (one of their divisions), you’d probably think of the standard deck of 52 cards. Maybe they’d have a fancy back or custom design, but would still have the typical four ...
Are You Prepared for Winter Driving?

Are You Prepared for Winter Driving?

For a long time I had always dreamed of a certain type of sports car. While I love some of the offerings from Europe like Ferrari and Lamborghini, my heart is with American-made muscle. I considered many of the classics – a Shelby Mus ...
Thinking of Our Four-Legged Friends First

Thinking of Our Four-Legged Friends First

We’ve always been dog-lovers in our household, having as many as three at one time. I grew up always having one or two poodles in the house, so when I was finally out on my own the apartment felt empty without a dog underfoot. While l ...
Renaissance Man Board Game Overview

Renaissance Man Board Game Overview

We’re usually pretty good about telling you of new games right after they are issued, or at least shortly after we receive a review copy. Renaissance Man from Rio Grande Games was a little different for us in that it took nearly ...
Thrift Treasure:  Phase 10 Twist

Thrift Treasure: Phase 10 Twist

One of the first card games my parents taught to me was Rummy. Played with a regular deck of cards, your goal is to make matching sets or runs by taking turns, drawing from the pile and even playing on each others’ sets. I think at on ...