Podcast #164 – Rushin’ Retail

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Shut Up & Sit Down · Podcast #164 – Rushin' Retail

In this industrious 164th episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Matt and Quinns are mostly talking about two games where I (Tom, hello) rinsed them; two crusty brains pummelled into the dust by three cups of coffee and an unending desire to ‘prove myself’ in the cardboard battlegrounds of ‘board games’. Huzzah.

On this podcast you can hear words about the hellacious retail disasterpiece of Brick & Mortar, the dice-chucking mayhem of Rush Out! and the nonsensical auctions of Furnace. Three games wallowing in a lot of minutes – minutes stuffed with observations, rammed with remarks and runneth(ing) over with criticismé.

Have a lovely weekend, folks!

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Review: Calico, Cascadia and Verdant

toss that cat, maybe there's a rat, the shower trilogy completes

This video is surely proof of SU&SD’s dedication to board game review technology. In the above video we’ve managed to compress no less than three reviewers and three reviews of Flatout Games’ Calico, Cascadia and Verdant.

But that’s not all! You’ve heard her on the pod, you’ve partaken of her written words, but this video represents the team’s own Ava Foxfort’s very first video review. Everybody, please join me in wishing her a the warmest of SU&SD welcomes.

Ava, if you’re reading this? You’re a gem. A gem we’ve socketed into our crown, and you know what? We don’t feel the slightest bit guilty about it.

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This Week On Shut Up & Sit Down…

Dads-on-games, Commissioner Gordon but make it scouts, Somewhere outside of Yorkshire

Ava: Look. It’s literally snowy outside. How did this happen? Snow fell from the sky, that’s how. Baffling. What am I going to do to keep warm? Well. I’m going to rub my hands together, and get typing. Here’s what’s happening on Shut Up and Sit Down this week and why I’m very excited for it.

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Podcast #163 – The 2021 Christmas Gift Guide

Goodness That’s A Lot of Crosstalk, LeakyCosy, What’s What Next?, It’s 0 Times FYI

In this FESTIVE 163rd episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down podcast, the whole gang’s here to talk you through all kinds of games, big and small, that they reckon you should buy for your loved ones this holiday season! A bumper list of 13 entire boardgames; there’s got to be something for everyone, even if one of them is – of course – Quacks of Quedlinburg.

Fancy something we mention in this episode? Tap here for shopping links, videos, and brief written details of every game we’ve recommended in this episode.

Have a lovely weekend, folks!

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Christmas Gift Guide – The 13 Best

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This week we assembled the whole editorial team for our 2021 Christmas Gift Guide – with everyone picking a small handful of games that are excellent gifts AND currently actually available to buy!*

Below you’ll find links and a brief description of each game, but for more detailed explanations and recommendations, be sure to listen to the podcast episode that’s paired with this post – in which the whole team go through these individual choices. Thanks for reading and listening along, and do share the article or podcast if you think it’s a valuable resource for others this year. Much love from all of us – LET’S GO!
 

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Review: Furnace

Luxury Trousers, Put a Four On It, Drop a Number 2

One of the hottest games of the year, Matt digs his teeth into Furnace. Just how much game have they packed into this box? Click Play, and find out!

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This Week On Shut Up & Sit Down…

Terra Notstica, Chaos Magic, Evil Clouds, Computers??

Matt: It’s the 15th of November – you know what that means – the Chaos Magicians have infiltrated the website! That’s right, it’s the folks from Terra Mystica who make little red houses – and boy have they done a real number on us this time: my microphone has developed a mysterious buzzing sound, Tom’s PC Computer has broken itself – repeatedly – to the extent that it’s clear that dark magic involved, and if that wasn’t enough? The sun itself has been stolen from the UK – leaving us with a permanent state of dull-dark grey from morning until night.

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Podcast #161 – Brian Management

The Spoiler Disco, 32 Plastic Fedoras, Brian’s Hundred Spouses
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In this mind-bendingly 161st episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down podcast, Tom and Quinns are talking about Ireland and brains! In this podcast, you can hear our thoughts about Brian Boru, and telepathically download our feelings about Mind MGMT. You might also be able to intuit our opinions on Detective: City of Angels and Kabuto Sumo… but that’s what the video reviews are for, really.

Have a lovely weekend, folks!

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Review – Detective: City of Angels

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CRIMES! Where do they come from? What are they made of? Scientists still don’t know, but one thing’s for sure. If you like solving crimes, Detective: City of Angels might find refuge in your board game collection.

In this video review Quinns says the difference between Detective and games like Consulting Detective and Watson & Holmes is that Detective is “actually fun”. He can’t mean that, can he?

Click play, and find out.

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It's a podcast! Matt and Quinns are taking a look at a real game sandwich here; two chunky euros about making money, and one game where you just lob some tiny dice over and over. We're talking about Brick & Mortar, Rush Out, and Furnace... and YR INVITED! shutupandsitdown.com/podcastl…

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