This Week On Shut Up & Sit Down…

Plumbing Disasters, Good Walls, Sons of Guys

MONDAY! Descend into the bowels of the week with merely this meagre post as your guiding light. What lies inside? Uhm.*checks notes* Not much, unfortunately.

We were intending to have a hot hot video review up on the site this week – the very first solo outing from Ava Foxfort! But, due to a generally horrifying plumbing accident (the likes of which cannot be repeated in ANY MEDIUM) we have had to postpone. Look forward to that in the future, and look forward to a review from myself and Matt next week! I’ve just realised that this sounds like myself and Matt have sabotaged Ava’s plumbing to get our review out earlier; and I promise that has not been proven yet.

What can you look forward to this week, then? Matt and I have taken a peek at Kickstarter behemoth The Great Wall as well as Wise Guys – the funky new version of the Sons of Anarchy board game from Gale Force 9! We’ve also loaded that podcast with a giant spoilery bullet for The Initiative, if you do want to dabble in secrets on a Friday evening. Other than that, it’s a quiet week as we gear up for a very exciting slate of content to come in the next few weeks! Oh, and I’m thinking about streaming some video games… anything people reckon would make good viewing for board game fans? 

Take it easy folks! And, as always, what have you been up to recently?

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Podcast #170 – Environments and How Not To Die In Them

A ‘Rules’ Dispute, Forget About The Turtles, Desert Gems, DADLands

In this arid 170th episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down podcast Tom, Ava, and Quinns are chatting about a bunch of games featuring HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS. It’s like the Shut Up & Sit Down Annual Company Retreat after Quinns threw a War Sun at Ava. We’ll never be the same again.

In this podcast, the gang are saving tigers in Endangered and planting gardens in Ishtar; before settling down to a nice bit of post-apocalyptic bickering in Radlands. Enjoy!

Have a lovely weekend, folks!

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Review: The Initiative

This week’s video features Matt and Tom wrestling with a co-operative campaign of cyphers and code-cracking with The Initiative. Well, it’s mostly Matt reviewing this one if we’re honest, although Tom does a stellar job of wearing a coat and behaving like an idiot. We’re starting to creep our way back out of isolation, and you’ll be seeing more two-human videos in the future! Have a lovely week.

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Agonising Aunt more like, sorry about the weird ball, enthusiastic distancing

Ava: February: Why bother? Well, because it’s nearly the end of the voidperiod. February is shorter than January and by the end you can actually feel the days getting longer. Unless you’re in the other half of this big weird ball, in which case you must hate me for always banging on about the seasons. SORRY!

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Podcast #169 – Welcome To… Coevorden?

The Child Labour Special, Mary Berry's Bricklaying Years, Writing A Review: LIVE!

In this picturesque episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast Matt, Ava, and Tom are absolutely chomping at the bit to tell you about three games that are all PRETTY GOOD!

We’ve got the scintillating urban planning of Townbuilder: Coevorden, the scintillatingy-er LUNAR planning of Welcome To The Moon and… what was the last game? I don’t know if I can quite… remember…

Have a lovely weekend, folks!

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Febwooooo, kill the beast, scratching

Matt: January has almost been slain, just a few more jabs to those weak ‘n’ flabby points and we can level up to FEB-WOO-RARY. If you too have failed to achieve all the things you’d hoped to this month, then never fear – you’re in good company. What’s going on with this website though, this week?

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Podcast #168 – The Heavy-sode Layer

VC Funded Thrones, Art Griftin’, Vital School

In this 3,000 pound episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Matt and Ava are wading into the quagmire of crunchy decisions, cold calculation and brain-burnin’. First, they’re rambling about the plains and pains of The Great Zimbabwe before letting their artistic side loose on The Gallerist. If by ‘artistic side’ you mean ability to manipulate the market value of a wonky sculpture.

Have a lovely weekend, folks!

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This Week On Shut Up & Sit Down…

Wobbly Weeks, Boring Business, Filmin' Funtimes

Tom: Hey folks! Happy New Year! Sorry we’re a little slow in churning up the content-machine this month, we’ve actually been busy planning out what this whole year is going to look like – building some structural supports for what should (hopefully) be a pretty exciting time for Shut Up & Sit Down. I don’t want to promise anything (who knows what global-pandemic-shaped entity could throw big rusty spanners into our minty fresh machine) but you should have plenty of new bits and bobs to chew on in the coming year. I’m excited! But enough excitement, let’s get down to business. What the heck is going on this week?

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