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

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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English


Episodes

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...

Duration:00:55:23


Podcast #67: Spanish Tiles and Surprise Rats

11/10/2017
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Matt, Paul and Quinns discuss everything they're working on! Matt's hacking his way towards a Gloomhaven review, Paul actually quite likes Azul, and Quinns is wondering about whether to review Lisboa.

Duration:01:03:23


Podcast #66: The Post-SHUX Yingisode

10/27/2017
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Matt, Paul and Quinns join forces to try and unpick all of the sticky games they played at SHUX 2017. Shifty-Eyed Spies, Hanamikoji, Meeple Circus, Edge of Darkness and Space Base, as well as expansions for Inis and Lords of Vegas!

Duration:01:05:14


Podcast #65: Every Dog Has His Donner

9/13/2017
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Quinns and Paul go sprinting through the streets of Board Game City, begging for bones and pissing on everything in sight.

Duration:00:59:45


Podcast #64: Dolphins Are People Too

8/16/2017
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Paul and Quinns meet (on the INTERNET) to discuss board games new and old. On this episode this includes Between Two Cities, World Championship Russian Roulette, Pit Crew and the first expansion for 2016 submersible smash hit Captain Sonar.

Duration:01:06:28


Podcast #63: A Bag of Glass and Cheese

7/14/2017
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No ghosts this week! Instead, Paul and Quinns discuss the surprising pouches of Sagrada, Automobiles and Orleans, before reaching into the pouch-with-pretensions that is our mailbag.

Duration:00:59:54


Podcast #62: Bruises in Bruges

7/2/2017
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Matt, Paul and Quinns once more eschew the new to discuss some board gaming classics: Bruges, Zombicide: Black Plague, Tigris & Euphrates and Railways of the World. There's also more Ghost Chat and a folk game sent in by a paramedic. Buckle up!

Duration:00:56:51


Podcast #61: Lazer Pizza from Mars

6/16/2017
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Matt, Pip and Quinns have played SO MANY NEW GAMES. New York Slice, Kitchen Rush, NMBR 9, Lazer Ryderz, Four Elements and more! An all-you-can-eat Pizza Hut buffet of board games. Come along, gorge yourself and feel a bit greasy. Recorded live at the UK Games Expo, 2016.

Duration:01:02:39


Podcast #60: The Godfather's Animal Champion

6/16/2017
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Matt, Pip and Quinns discuss all sorts of upcoming board games, from Eric Lang's The Godfather, to the bear-filled Barenpark, to the excitement of First Martians, before moving on to the MAIN EVENT: An early live-play of Champion of the Wild. Recorded live at the UK Games Expo, 2016.

Duration:01:06:12


Podcast #58: A Field of Marbles

5/12/2017
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Paul and Quinns are all about the *classics* in this one and only 58th ep of the SU&SD podcast. Dinosaurs! Marbles! Liar's dice! Wooden cows! There's also some chat about whether anyone will die at the upcoming SU&SD convention. If you were thinking of dying, please don't.

Duration:01:03:45


Podcast #57: A Purple Boss, A Spicy Path

4/28/2017
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Paul and Quinns unite to discuss board games new and old! There's I'm The Boss!, Century: Spice Road, Citadels and Fresco. There's juggling and virgin queens. And of course, no review is complete without an analysis of the inlay of the box...

Duration:01:07:00


Podcast #56: Three Tough Guys and a Yamatai

4/14/2017
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Paul, Matt and Quinns discuss some of the world's latest and greatest board games! This week that means Flamme Rouge, Mythos Tales and Yamatai. They also discuss why the Warhammer universe is like watching a raptor drown in a tar pit, and their best tips for board game conventions!

Duration:00:52:44


Podcast #55: Teenage Monstrous Roman Soldiers

3/23/2017
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Imagine you were rotating an industrial valve to let off air pressure. Now imagine the valve is cool chat, and the air pressure is all of the games Paul and Quinns have been playing. Unlock! Kingdominoes! Magic Maze! The Networks! When I Dream! We recommend two of these five games... BUT WHICH TWO?

Duration:01:07:33


Podcast #54: In A Bedroom With A Nasty Lich

3/8/2017
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Team SU&SD meet at GDC to discuss all sorts of erudite topics. Should liches be banned? Must gamers be forced to make tough decisions? And how can we put a stop to actors playing folk games ON STAGE!?

Duration:01:05:40


Podcast #53: Matt and Quinns go to the Past

2/18/2017
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The sacrifices we make for you, sweet innocent listeners. Matt and Quinns have only gone back and played 80's "classics" Space Hulk, Blood Bowl and Magic: The Gathering so you don't have to. Coincidentally, this episode has a lot more swearing that usual (all of it bleeped, at least).

Duration:01:32:54


Podcast #52: A Deception, a Dove and a Dungeon

2/1/2017
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Matt, Paul and Quinns return in 2017! What will the year hold? Board games, it seems, starting with Clank!, Dark Stories, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong and Welcome Back to the Dungeon! The boys also discuss why they didn't have any games at their weddings.

Duration:01:05:14


Podcast #51: The Pearple's Choice Awards

12/22/2016
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Paul and Quinns round off 2016 with the inaugral Pearple's Choice Awards! What will win Best Expansion? What about Best Reprint? And most importantly, with their reputation as tastemakers on the line, will they have played any of these boxes?

Duration:01:15:25

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