Author Archives: Scott Brady

Scott Brady
Full Name: Scott Brady Website: https://www.twitter.com/wscottbrady
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 award-winning board game designer with notable titles such as Hues and Cues and boop.
Thrift Treasure: CUBU Card Game

Thrift Treasure: CUBU Card Game

This week’s Thrift Treasure find is an interesting card game. CUBU caught our eye not because the game play was unique, but because the choice of artwork was. I love square cards and have implemented them into several of my game desig ...
Berried Treasure Card Game Overview

Berried Treasure Card Game Overview

The first time we saw Berried Treasure by Restoration Games was at Geekway to the West earlier this year. There were at least a half dozen copies in the play-to-win room. We checked the game out a couple of times and put our names into the ...
Thrift Treasure: Cows Can’t Dance Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Cows Can’t Dance Card Game

Contrary to the name of this card game we picked up at Goodwill, TikTok has proven that cows can dance. Maybe they got the name wrong because it was published well before social media was a thing. Maybe they hadn’t grown up on a farm. ...
Thrift Treasure: Up N’ Over Game

Thrift Treasure: Up N’ Over Game

You may have thought I was done with the games I picked up at Geekway to the West‘s flea market. You would be wrong. This time I elected to break one of my long-standing rules of not buying incomplete games. I had never run across a c ...
VENN Party Game Overview

VENN Party Game Overview

Three things happened that made me want to check out The Op‘s newest game, VENN. First, I kept seeing it in my Facebook ads. Every time I’d log on, it would be the second thing in my feed. And since it was a colorful image on a ...
Thrift Treasure: More S’mores Card Game

Thrift Treasure: More S’mores Card Game

The past few weeks have seen temperatures well above normal with talks about global warming and droughts. I even read an article about how the Midwest would experience at least one day of a 125-degree Fahrenheit heat index each year by 2053 ...
Thrift Treasure: B-Low Card Game

Thrift Treasure: B-Low Card Game

It happens to us once or twice a year. It makes the hunt worth it. To find a game which has avoided entry into the BoardGameGeek database is a rare feat. As with this week’s example, they are usually regionally issued and by very smal ...
Thrift Treasure: Watch This Game

Thrift Treasure: Watch This Game

Unbelievably, we pass on quite a few games at thrift. There are just too many knockoffs, variations of Scene It and Trivial Pursuit, and incomplete games available. Some just don’t look fun or might be targeted at a much younger age. ...
The Rocketeer Board Game Overview

The Rocketeer Board Game Overview

Games and movies have enjoyed crossovers for quite some time. It isn’t uncommon for a blockbuster release to have a board game hit the shelves at the same time. Wakanda Forever is a good example of a game that could be enjoyed right a ...
Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay Game

Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay Game

Usually when I find a game at thrift with mechanical parts, I know I’ll need to clean the battery compartment. Often the fix is to remove battery corrosion, which can inhibit the electrical flow. I’ve lost count of how many game ...