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

slicing the egg, tripping for biscuits, and introducing "the police"

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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This Week On Shut Up & Sit Down…

hot buttered inappropriate workplace metaphors, ebullient is a good word even if I sound a bit ridiculous, all your lede are buried to us

Ava: Well hello Monday! Welcome to an entirely new week at Shut Up and Sit Down, a whole seven days that has never, ever been done before. Totally unprecedented. Might look a lot like other weeks, but we promise every second is going to be different in at least one way. Cast iron guarantee, that.

So what are we filling those seconds with? Well, we’ll play some games, we’re all doing admin to get us to Pax Unplugged in December, various videos will be carefully carved into different stages of existence and we’ll be chatting and planning and podding and sustaining our fragile physical forms so we can keep on telling you about ledes we have buried.

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Podcast #160 – The Cyberhand Special

Dino Violence, Wobblin’ Ninjas, Lovely Cheese
Shut Up & Sit Down · Podcast #160 – The Cyberhand Special

In this “Truly Cyberpunk” 160th episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down podcast Tom, Ava and Matt are talking about a number of weird games played semidigital-style with the wonders of the internet and Matt’s hands! In this episode we have a sequence of little rambles about Dinosaur World, Floating Floors and echoes: The Cocktail!

Have a lovely weekend, folks!

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Review – Kabuto Sumo

Pier Scams, Bug Murder, Let Me Show You "THE DUNGE"

This week’s review was assembled so rapidly that I thought I’d burned my fingers from yanking out that hot hot SD card straight from the camera mere seconds after stopping the record. Mmmm… the smell of burned data. Speaking of hot things – Kabuto Sumo is piquing everyone’s interest now as a real corker of a dexterity game. Is it good? Is it great? Find out here in this Shut Up & Sit Down Video Review™.

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Podcast #159 – Unfathomable Calendars (Live from AwSHUX October 2021!)

Thomas Brewster is Impatient and Stupid and Lazy: The Podcast
Shut Up & Sit Down · Podcast #159 – Unfathomable Calendars (Live At AwSHUX October 2021!)

In this juicy 159th episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down podcast, Ava, Tom and Quinns are living it up at AwSHUX 2021! Enjoy an appetiser of the Exit Advent Calendar, followed by a mouth-watering main of Unfathomable, before finally settling down to the biggest pile of desserts your relenting stomach can muster. That’s right, we’re going to be rambling about the six previews that we’re most excited for at this year’s AwSHUX: Winter Edition. Stick around to hear brief snippets of Picture Perfect, Steam Up: A Feast of Dim Sum, Brick & Mortar, Beast, Mythic Mischief and Super Team.

Have a lovely weekend, folks!

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