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Shut Up & Sit Down offers the world's best board game reviews. Welcome home.
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Shut Up & Sit Down offers the world's best board game reviews. Welcome home.

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Episodes

Podcast #87: Cheese on the Clocktower

10/18/2018
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Matt, Quinns, Paul and Pip gather beneath a stormy sky to discuss games of WIT and CHANCE. These games include Shadows: Amsterdam, The Shipwreck Arcana, Cryptid (a bit), Kung Fu Zoo, Illusion, Wavelength, High Tea Assassin, and finally, our game of the cast: Blood on the Clocktower. Finally, Matt unveils some cheese he's been sitting on for a VERY LONG TIME.

Duration:00:58:00

Podcast #86: Doctor, My Dice Are Bleeding

9/26/2018
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Matt and Quinns kick this one off with a big, hairy discussion of Werewolf Legacy, and the state of legacy games in general. Moving on, they chat about the smooth operations of V Commandos, orchestrating fish feasts in Nusfjord, and the horrible, bleeding dice of Dice Hospital. Guns! Fish! Ambulances! This cast truly has it all.

Duration:01:04:03

Podcast #85: Do you have any Fascist Fish?

9/5/2018
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Come! Make yourself at home in our podcast nest, where Paul and Quinns are ready to regurgitate some board game knowledge right into your beak. This episode features Gunkimono, Taj Mahal, Trade on the Tigris, GKR: Heavy Hitters, Root, and a little chat about playing games for money.

Duration:01:11:22

Podcast #84: The Post-Gen Con Blowout

8/17/2018
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Join Paul and Quinns as they waddle forth from the future, burdened with impressions of all the new games they played at Gen Con 2018. They've got the scoop on Keyforge, Gen 7, Nyctophobia, Critical Mass, Railroad Ink and The Estates. What's more, three of those games seem like fantastic candidates for a SU&SD Recommends badge.

Duration:01:03:33

Podcast #83: The Villain's Criminal Google

8/9/2018
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In this episode of the award-winning board game podcast, Quinns, Matt and Paul are BAD MEN. They make fun of Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game, adopt some evil roles in Disney's Villainous, investigate a wallet that isn't theirs in the game of Wallet, and play a few troubling rounds of Weird Things Humans Search For.

Duration:00:45:08

Podcast #82: Welcome To My Viking Fungus

7/25/2018
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Paul and Quinns loosened their belts for this tasty cast! The boys stuffed themselves with suburbs in Welcome To, ran a Chinese restaurant in Wok Star, poked around a forest for Fungi, barely stomached Village Attacks and gathered plenty of fresh meat in Champions of Midgard. (Then they felt a little bit sick.)

Duration:01:13:11

Podcast #81: Our Irradiated Pastries

7/6/2018
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The boys discuss exciting new games like Reef, Newspeak, Museum and Fallout: The Board Game, before chatting about their time in the French Resistance, deciphering codes in cream puffs. Yes, really.

Duration:00:58:45

Podcast #80: Until The Sheep Goes "Berp"

6/20/2018
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What adventures we've had! We've argued about artichokes in Destination X, drowned some sheep in Lowlands, started a war in Starship Samurai, and struggled against big data in Quantified. Truly, to be a board gamer is to live a thousand lives, each more educational than the last...

Duration:01:02:03

Podcast #79: Law, Order and the Order of Logging

6/8/2018
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Matt, Quinns and Paul discuss the classy games of Lignum, Huns, The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr and Band Manager. But after that? This show KICKS OFF! Did Quinns throw away Matt's copy of Pandemic Legacy Season 2? It's time for a trip to the SU&SD law courts to prove him guilty or innocent.

Duration:00:51:19

Podcast #78: Paul's Good Lamp Years

5/30/2018
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Paul and Quinns enjoy board games a great deal. BUT WHICH ONES? Well, this week they enjoyed running competing factories in Arkwright. They liked the art in the new edition of High Society. They enjoyed stacking numbers in NMBR 9. Oh, and being a brave forest witch in Broom Service. Finally, the pair take a paddle around the mailbag to answer not one, not two, but three little questions! Don't come in, the water's cold and full of jigsaw puzzles.

Duration:01:06:00

Podcast #77: Shipping & Deceiving

5/4/2018
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HONK! After a long journey, the latest Shut Up & Sit Down podcast is now docking with your ears. The boys have finally played Container, an utterly ridiculous economic game that'll be enjoying a similarly ridiculous new edition very shortly. There's also chat about Decrypto, Medici, and The Brass Double- Brass: Lancashire and Brass: Birmingham.

Duration:01:07:31

Podcast #76: Long John's Bad Mind

4/25/2018
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The team gathers in a haunted house in Niagara Falls, NY, to discuss the spookiest games imaginable: The Mind, Cardline Animals, Bye Bye Black Sheep, Kemet: Set, Treasure Island, Fireball Island and Bunny Kingdom. Alright, not one of those games is scary. But podcast descriptions are really difficult to write!

Duration:01:31:41

Podcast #75: Stress Testing your Tarot

3/28/2018
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This week, Matt, Paul and Quinns reunited in a hotel! After crying for a solid five minutes straight they switched on a microphone and discussed some board games: Ethnos, Fog of Love, Azul, Barenpark, Puzzlegami, Four Empires, Star Wars: Legion and Age of Steam.

Duration:01:02:40

Podcast #74: The War of the Stuffed Sun

3/9/2018
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Board games! They're things you can put on the table and sometimes enjoy. In this episode Matt and Quinns discuss Isle of Skye: Journeyman, Stuffed Fables, War of the Ring and Rising Sun. Also, they discuss steampunk and personal pies.

Duration:01:12:08

Podcast #73: The 2017 Pearple's Choice Awards

2/23/2018
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Paul, Matt and Quinns discuss the 2017 Pearple's Choice Awards! It's a great opportunity to discuss the very best games of last year, including Sagrada, Gloomhaven, Azul, Twilight Imperium 4th Edition, Fog of Love and so, so much more.

Duration:01:19:10

Podcast #72: Climbing Mount London

2/9/2018
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Matt, Paul and Quinns continue their treacherous ascent up the Shut Up & Sit Down review stack. This week, that means examining Mountaineers, The Climbers, London, the Munchkin Collectible Card Game and more!

Duration:01:05:30

Podcast #71: The Dragonholt Assault on Fake Eggs

1/17/2018
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Matt and Paul regroup for a post-festive ramble through the wilderness of cardboard. Paul shares some thoughts on Legacy of Dragonholt and Celestia, while Matt visits the free co-op app for Imperial Assault and compares the experience to the recently-reviewed Gloomhaven, Finally, we talk a little about the shocking phenomenon of fake board games.

Duration:01:05:09

Podcast #70: Trading Shady Trees

12/21/2017
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Matt and Quinns gather beneath a Christmas tree before cutting it down for Victory Points. Picking the pine needles out of their mouths, they discuss Photosynthesis, Sidereal Confluence and Shadespire.

Duration:01:05:24

Podcast #69: An Erotic Scottish Village

12/9/2017
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In this instalment of the board game podcast, Matt, Paul and Quinns discuss a selection of absolute Christmas crackers. Want to hear about Charterstone, Ex Libris, Flamme Rouge: Peloton, Clans of Caledonia, Fabled Fruit (and the other Fabled games)or Clank In Space? Of course you do. Get stuck in.

Duration:01:07:31

Podcast #68: Brotherly Love and Troublesome Pies

11/21/2017
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Matt and Quinns took to the stage at PAX Unplugged for this Very Special Phillysode! The first segment, "Card games that made us feel bad", includes chat about Capital Lux, Hanamikoji and Plums. Then there's "Eurogames that are actually quite good", featuring Pie Town and Altiplano. Finally, the boys move onto their game of the show, and possibly the year: Jacob Jaskov's Fog of Love. Surprising no-one, Matt and Quinns' first simulated relationship had chemistry but was horrible for everyone...

Duration:00:55:23