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The world's best board game review show.

    Podcast #186 - Kidney Handling Simulator 2022

    Podcast #186 - Kidney Handling Simulator 2022

    Apologies for all the drilling noises in this episode - We couldn’t scrub them from the recording without Quinns sounding like a strange squeaky robot!

    In this medical episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Quinns are donning their scrubs for a lengthy chat about Rush M.D, punting down the Nile in Sobek: 2 Players, and slipping through space in Wormholes!

    Have a great weekend, everybody!

    Timestamps:

    03:23 - Rush M.D

    22:57 - Sobek: 2 Players

    34:20 - Wormholes

    48:11 - burncycle

    • 51 min
    Podcast #185 - Did We Play Cosmic Frog? (Live!)

    Podcast #185 - Did We Play Cosmic Frog? (Live!)

    In this agnostic episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, our three intrepid explorers at the UKGE blast through multiple odd games in a chaotic pod-special! We Rob Art in Art Robbery, Get On Board in Get On Board and Island Small...ly... in Small Islands, before dreaming of factories in Nicodemus. This podcast also posits a very, very important question… did we play Cosmic Frog?

    Have a great weekend, everybody!

    Timestamps:

    00:35 - Cosmic Frog

    01:08 - Get On Board!

    15:47 - Small Islands

    21:08 - Art Robbery

    25:57 - Nicodemus

    • 35 min
    Podcast #184 - A Wibbly Wobbly Egg (Live!)

    Podcast #184 - A Wibbly Wobbly Egg (Live!)

    Live and happening, it's a podcast! When I edit podcasts, I usually slice out the bits where I sound silly, or ask if it's 'time to talk about Rats' too many times; but in the live format, they have to stay. On this very special episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Matt and his two adult children are talking about a bunch of games! We've got the absolute excess of Wonderlands War, the snakes-and-ladders-worker-placement of First Rat and the secret sneaky bidding of Dreadful Circus alongside plenty of healthy chat about a Wibbly Wobbly Egg. Enjoy!

    Timestamps:

    01:52 - Wonderland's War

    16:19 - Dodo

    23:00 - First Rat

    32:53 - Dreadful Circus

    • 43 min
    Podcast #183 - Sniper Station Phoenix

    Podcast #183 - Sniper Station Phoenix

    In this X-Ray-Slow-Motion episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom and Matt are talking about two games that couldn’t be more different. First up, we’ve got the alien hospitality of Space Station Phoenix - a eurogame where you destroy your own worker placement spaces! And secondly, we’re talking Sniper Elite: The Board Game - a thematic hidden movement game where you destroy a submarine and also maybe some Nazis.

    Have a great weekend, everybody!



    Timestamps:

    03:59 - Space Station Phoenix

    22:52 - Sniper Elite: The Board Game

    • 37 min
    Podcast #182 - The Numbers Go Up Special

    Podcast #182 - The Numbers Go Up Special

    In this apparently aquatic episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Tom, Ava, and Matt are talking about some suspiciously dry games! And spinners. And Twister.

    First up is Khora: Rise of an Empire - the ultimate spreadsheet experience! Tom then rambles about Boonlake for a moment, before Ava takes us home with Founders of Teotihuacan; the game which we essentially forgot to have a discussion about.

    Have a great weekend, everybody!

    Timestamps:

    01:54 - Khora: Rise of an Empire

    20:23 - Boonlake

    28:47 - Founders of Teotihuacan

    • 38 min
    Podcast #181 - Imperial Explorers

    Podcast #181 - Imperial Explorers

    In this themeless episode of the Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast, Quinns and Tom are talking about two of the driest games that they’ve ever been smitten with. First up is the Austrian Rail Simulation of Imperial Steam, followed by a dessert of semi-colonial discover-em-up The Guild of Merchant Explorers. Enjoy!

    Have a great weekend, everybody!

    Timestamps:

    01:32 - Imperial Steam

    22:22 - The Guild of Merchant Explorers

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

Ziggityzack ,

Wonderful companion to their YouTube channel

The amount of thought put into their reviews is incredible and they still have energy to be very funny and even thought provoking when considering topics like the impact of the hobby on the environment, the messiness of history in a game’s theme and the business aspect of board gaming. Always entertaining and a really great companion to their YouTube channel that I didn’t think could compete given that it’s only audio. This podcast has become the “fix” that I genuinely look forward to instead of just something that holds me over until the next video review. I started listening towards the end of last year and have just about made it through the entire catalogue. It’s been a pleasure to see how the show has evolved and the new members are welcome additions to another real strength of the show - the chemistry between all the reviewers. This is a show that keeps bringing me a lot of joy and gets me excited about gaming with friends. I’ve listened to a lot of great podcasts but this is the one that compelled me to write my first review. Highly recommended for people who like games and want something unique, well produced and fun.

TacticalPreacher ,

Need to stop non-gaming woke nonsense

Dropped. They have moved so far beyond games that I think they need to get into general journalism and get real jobs. They use games to push a woke agenda. They virtue signal so badly that they can’t see their own hypocrisy in it. This is NOT what I want in game coverage.

xanadu1215 ,

No matter how do you roll the dice, it's s winner

I've been listening to this podcast all year and have caught up on all the podcast. And I watch the video.
These guys do such a great job and they are so much fun to watch and listen to.

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