#245 - Cascaduo!
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4d ago
On this Knizian episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down podcast, Tom and Matt delve into Bitewing Games’ double-feature of new Reiner games - Cascadero and Cascadito. How do they compare to other classic Knizzes, and which of the two boxes should you add to your collection? The boys then have a little natter about Fit To Print - a mildly more relaxing alternative to the Galaxy Truckers of the board game world. Have a great weekend, everybody! Timestamps: Cascadero - 02:10 Cascadito -22:14 Fit To Print - 31:51 ..read more
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A Quick Podcast Update!
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1w ago
Just a very little update for our plans this year. We're swapping to three episodes per month rather than four, with a bonus episode each month for folks supporting us on Patreon. Cheers ..read more
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#244 - Our 2024 Board Game Predictions!
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2w ago
On this mystical episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Quinns are delving into the future… and being embarrassed by the past. It’s the SU&SD 2024 Predictions Special, where our two intrepid hosts guess at what treasures await for the hobby in this glittering, shiny, brand new year. Want to vote? If you listen to this podcast on Spotify, there should be a polls section where you can cast your opinion as to which of our hosts deserves a game from the others’ collection. A video of the resulting pilfering will be shared in part on our Twitter once the poll closes, and in full ..read more
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#243 - Triple A!
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3w ago
On this AMAZING episode of the Shut Up AND Sit Down Podcast, Tom AND Pip chat ABOUT A trilogy of excellent games that start with A! Yes, really, that’s the theme. It was kind of an ACCIDENT! In-between retrospective chats about Tom’s favourite ‘gentle tile build-em-up game’ Akropolis and Portugese tile-smashing simulator Azul, there’s ample time to chat about the latest in the soothing nature-themed game subgenre; Aqua. Have a great weekend, everybody! Timestamps: 03:21 - Akropolis 10:22 - Aqua 26:18 - Azul ..read more
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#242 - The PAX Unplugged Playlist (Pt.3)
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1M ago
On this triptychal (NOT A WORD!?) episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Matt are summing up the final selection of games that they played at PAX Unplugged - ready to wipe the slate clean and begin a whole new year of boardgames! We’re chatting about the trick-taking-twist of Inside Job, taking on a double whammy of family in CDSK and Fun Facts, and finishing up with two very different dexterity (?) games; Nekojima and Turbo Kidz. Have a great weekend, everybody! Timestamps: 00:57 - Inside Job 06:39 - Fun Facts 13:58 - CDSK 19:36 - Nekojima 25:22 - Turbo Kidz ..read more
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#241 - Bees and Trees
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1M ago
On this untimely episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Emily and Tom are chatting about two cracking games with a little twist of nature in them - Forest Shuffle and Apiary! The former has you playing cards and building a forest, whereas the latter is 99% about moving a big plastic bee, I think? Awkwardly tucked away at the end of this podcast is, fittingly, Misfits - a stacking game with A GHOST! Have a great weekend, everybody! Timestamps: 02:30 - Forest Shuffle 12:25 - Apiary 28:04 - Misfits ..read more
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#240 - The PAX Unplugged Playlist (Pt.2)
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2M ago
On this moderately larger episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Matt chat about a few more games that they played at PAX Unplugged! We’re dealing with the chunkier games of the bunch here - the games that got us to calculate, manoeuvre, and… drive a big truck into a wall. Enjoy! Have a great weekend, everybody! Timestamps: 01:28 - Dune: Imperium 07:27 - Nucleum 21:28 - Evacuation 35:05 - Thunder Road: Vendetta ..read more
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#239 - The PAX Unplugged Playlist (Pt.1)
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2M ago
On this hot meat sandwich of a Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Matt are running through a selection of the games they played at PAX Unplugged! First up are some excitable impressions of the latest from Leder Games: Arcs! That’s followed up with a double bill of Grandpa Beck games - the raucously silly Cover Your Assets and Skull King - which in turn is followed by ANOTHER double bill of mushroom-themed boxes with Mycelia and Mycelium: A Mushling Game. Finally, we get to the real good stuff, where Tom and Matt wax lyrical about Strike; a ridiculously simple dice-chucking game that we s ..read more
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#238 - BIG CHALLENGES
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3M ago
On this international episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down podcast, Tom welcomes the absolutely fabulous Emily to the airwaves! Wahoo! Together, they chat about Bonsai, Infiltraitors, and Crash Octopus - a trio of much-hyped games that are all pretty damn good! Please do show your appreciation for Emily in the comments on the site! She was SO nervous about appearing on the pod, and I think she absolutely bossed it. Have a great weekend, everybody ..read more
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#237 - Spirit Cows!
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3M ago
On this bedominoed episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Pip chat about a couple of pleasing games they’ve been playing over the past couple days! Djinn is a fabulously satisfying game of stuffing spirits into bottles, and Moon River is a divisive entry into the Kingdomino series of games! That’s games! Two of ‘em! Read ‘em and WEEP! Have a great weekend, everybody! Timestamps: 01:54 - Moon River 21:48 - Djinn ..read more
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