Podcast #236 – Brain of the Century

The Professional Podcast Special, Deep Blue vs Team Liquid, Brain Worms, SAXOPHONE!

On this historic episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Matt and Tom are smacking chess pieces together in Match of the Century, cramming their brains with tetrominoes in Mind Space, cramming their drawers (NOT RUDE) with junk (NOT RUDE) in Junk Drawer, and stealing eachothers words in Shenanigrams! It’s a smorgasBOARD of BOARD games! See what I did there? WAHOOEY!

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Podcast #235 – The Exclusively Two-Player Special

There Are Only Two Player Games, None Of These Have More Players, Games for Head on Head Contact Only

On this DUALITY of a Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Quinns are EXCLUSIVELY talking about games for just two players! After an afternoon of cards and “Brotherly Bonding” they’re ready to let it rip – where IT is opinions and RIP means AMIABLY DISCUSS! We’re nattering about Dogfight, Nawalli, and Sail on this one – with a little snippet of Mind Bug thrown in for good measure.
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Podcast #234 – What News, From The Sea?

The Board Game News, WigglyMode, Mythical Metals

On this briny and newsworthy (?? episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Pip and Tom are chatting about a couple of games they found right at the very depths of the sea. First up, we run through the twists and turns of dragon-packing simulator Sea Dragons before settling down to the familiar comforts of archipelago-based 4X-ing in Orichalcum.
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Podcast #233 – The SPIEL Special!

Nut Cups, Gas Lads, breaking bad, Changed Minds

On this jam-packed episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Quinns are going through all the games that Tom brought back from Essen! This doesn’t include the whole host of eurogames he played whilst there, which might even be a separate podcast all by itself! Goodness! We also have time for a very sneaky mention of Crystallo’s latest expansions, and a fair portion of semi-irrelevant chat. Just what the doctor ordered!

Thanks for bearing with us during that brief podcast pause – we’ll be back to the regular schedule from now on!

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Podcast #232 – Tom and Pip Touch Grass

I did not touch grass, I just played more baldurs gate, i haven’t seen outside in weeks

On this verdant episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Pip have a chat about the nature-based-games they’ve been digging into recently – Evergreen and Planted! Enjoy!

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Podcast #231 – Everything is an Abstract

Greasy Lad Special, Abstract Chat, How Many Card Games Is Too Many

On this greasy episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, we’re talking about a whole BINDLE of games. First up we chat about YET ANOTHER Devir small-box Eurogame (The White Castle) before then talking about Soulaween – an abstract game that’s had Quinns making sweeping, terrifying statements. Finally, some chat about a bundle of little card games sent to Tom – including recent review Five Three Five alongside Harvest and Bridge City Poker.

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Podcast #230 – It’s a Numbers Game

Dentistry Special, Mistaken eBaying, Crab Diorama

On this 3-digit episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Pip are chatting about 003 different games, and scoring NO POINTS for it! First up is the light deduction puzzler The Number, followed by a retrospective and sleepy chat about Broom Service. We tie things up by talking about the much-hyped Sea Salt & Paper, trying to get BIG BLUE POINTS in the BIG BLUE SEA.

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Podcast #229 – The Triple Animal Special!

Goose Envy, Roadside Attraction, Hansa: Still Worthy of Love

On this hastily-themed episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Quinns are nipping through a triathlon of games that have some amount of animals in them. First up, Tom digs out the practically ancient Zooloretto for an enticing retrospective, before having a chunky chat about another recent Devir small-box wonder; 3 Ring Circus. Closing out the pod; Feed the Kraken – a be-dumbification of hidden role games featuring a large watery friend.
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Podcast #228 – Best Nemeses!

Best Friend of the Show, Worst Enemy of the Show, A Mystic In Morrison’s

On this confrontational episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and “NEW POD PERSONALITY PIP” chat about a whole cluster of games! First, the pair divine the precise co-ordinates of a sweet potato in Tiwanaku, before bearing witness to the unholy power of fire in Iki. To close out the pod, Tom recommends Pip try out Block Party, a game of making a detailed carrot from cubes.

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Podcast #227 – Three* Great* Games!

PriceZone, “My Island” to the Tune of “My Rival”, Marmoset Betrayal

In this inconveniently titled episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Quinns talk about Three* Great* Games! We’re talking about two* cracking* games from Reiner Knizia – Zoo Vadis and My Island, as well as the latest tiny-box game from Devir; Bamboo!

Rarely does my cold and mechanical editors heart chuckle whilst chopping pods, but I made myself laugh with this one. I think it’s good fun*. Enjoy!
*(with caveats)

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