The 59 favorite games of Matt from SU&SD 2022

Looking for some really good board games? We've listed the favorite games from gaming expert Matt at SU&SD.

What is Shut Up & Sit Down?

Shut Up & Sit Down ("SU&SD" for short) is a team of board game enthusiasts. They have a variety of social media profiles (e.g., Twitch, their Podcast, in addition to their SU&SD website. e.g. Twitch, Twitter) also a very successful YouTube channel of SU&SD with nearly 300,000 subscribers - although they only uploaded their first video in November 2016. They had originally been uploading their videos on Vimeo since mid-2011.

Regular humorous social game content since 11 Years

So in July 2021, they've been reporting on board games of all kinds on a nice regular basis for 10 years now. And that in a very humorous way. Besides Matt there is another member of the "Shut Up & Sit Down" team: Quinn. You can find his list here: Favorite Games of Quinn from SU&SD.

Favorite Games of Matt from SU&SD 2022

In one of the videos on your YouTube channel, Matt presented his 59 favorite games. Enclosed now all games clearly listed:

This list was last updated on July 4, 2022. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Monikers

    All details for the board game Monikers and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Monikers
    • 4 - 16 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 17+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Monikers

    • YouTube Review for the game "Monikers" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Decrypto

    All details for the board game Decrypto and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    More details for Decrypto
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 - 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Decrypto

    • YouTube Review for the game "Decrypto" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Love Letter

    All details for the board game Love Letter and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    More details for Love Letter
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Love Letter

    • YouTube Review for the game "Love Letter" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. The Quacks of Quedlinburg

    All details for the board game The Quacks of Quedlinburg and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 9.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for The Quacks of Quedlinburg
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for The Quacks of Quedlinburg

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Quacks of Quedlinburg" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  5. Skull

    All details for the board game Skull and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Skull
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Skull

    • YouTube Review for the game "Skull" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Skull" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. The Resistance: Avalon

    All details for the board game The Resistance: Avalon and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for The Resistance: Avalon
    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Bärenpark

    All details for the board game Bärenpark and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 4.

    More details for Bärenpark
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Bärenpark

    • YouTube Review for the game "Bärenpark" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Bärenpark" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Insider

    All details for the board game Insider and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Insider
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Insider

    • YouTube Review for the game "Insider" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Insider" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Railroad Ink: Deep Blue Edition

    All details for the board game Railroad Ink: Deep Blue Edition and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Railroad Ink: Deep Blue Edition
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  11. Coup

    All details for the board game Coup and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Coup
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Coup

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coup" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  12. Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition

    All details for the board game Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  13. Pictomania

    All details for the board game Pictomania and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Pictomania
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Sheriff of Nottingham

    All details for the board game Sheriff of Nottingham and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 1.

    More details for Sheriff of Nottingham
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Sheriff of Nottingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sheriff of Nottingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  15. Mysterium

    All details for the board game Mysterium and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 6.

    More details for Mysterium
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 42 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Two Rooms and a Boom

    All details for the board game Two Rooms and a Boom and similar games
    • 6 - 30 Players
    • 7 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. The Game

    All details for the board game The Game and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2015

    🔥 Deal: 17% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for The Game
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!6€ atAmazon.de
  18. Pandemic

    All details for the board game Pandemic and similar games

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 8.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Pandemic
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Pandemic

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  19. Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Incursion

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Incursion and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. Arboretum

    All details for the board game Arboretum and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Arboretum
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Arboretum

    • YouTube Review for the game "Arboretum" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  21. Gloomhaven

    All details for the board game Gloomhaven and similar games

    Nominated for 22 awards and won 10.

    More details for Gloomhaven
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Gloomhaven

    • YouTube Review for the game "Gloomhaven" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Gloomhaven" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  22. Burgle Bros.

    All details for the board game Burgle Bros. and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Burgle Bros.
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears

    All details for the board game Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears

    • YouTube Review for the game "Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  24. Funemployed

    All details for the board game Funemployed and similar games
    • 3 - 20 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men

    All details for the board game Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!48€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  26. Paperback

    All details for the board game Paperback and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Paperback
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1985

    More details for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  28. Brass: Birmingham

    All details for the board game Brass: Birmingham and similar games

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 7.

    More details for Brass: Birmingham
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Birmingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  29. Cosmic Encounter

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cosmic Encounter
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Inis

    All details for the board game Inis and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Inis
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!130€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Inis

    • YouTube Review for the game "Inis" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Inis" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  31. Machi Koro

    All details for the board game Machi Koro and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2015

    More details for Machi Koro
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Machi Koro

    • YouTube Review for the game "Machi Koro" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  32. Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

    All details for the board game Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!53€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  33. Mascarade

    All details for the board game Mascarade and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Mascarade
    • 2 - 13 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Mascarade

    • YouTube Review for the game "Mascarade" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  34. Not Alone

    All details for the board game Not Alone and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Not Alone
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!22€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Not Alone

    • YouTube Review for the game "Not Alone" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Not Alone" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Not Alone" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  35. Lords of Vegas

    All details for the board game Lords of Vegas and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Lords of Vegas
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Lords of Vegas

    • YouTube Review for the game "Lords of Vegas" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  36. The Taverns of Tiefenthal

    All details for the board game The Taverns of Tiefenthal and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    More details for The Taverns of Tiefenthal
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Taverns of Tiefenthal

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  37. Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Conflict

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Conflict and similar games
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  38. Arkham Horror: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Arkham Horror: The Card Game and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 4.

    More details for Arkham Horror: The Card Game
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Arkham Horror: The Card Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Arkham Horror: The Card Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  39. Pandemic: In the Lab

    All details for the board game Pandemic: In the Lab and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  40. Star Wars: Imperial Assault

    All details for the board game Star Wars: Imperial Assault and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 2.

    More details for Star Wars: Imperial Assault
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!190€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Star Wars: Imperial Assault

    • YouTube Review for the game "Star Wars: Imperial Assault" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  41. Condottiere

    All details for the board game Condottiere and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  42. Kemet

    All details for the board game Kemet and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Kemet
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Kemet

    • YouTube Review for the game "Kemet" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Kemet" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  43. Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Dominion

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Dominion and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  44. Bargain Quest

    All details for the board game Bargain Quest and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Bargain Quest

    • YouTube Review for the game "Bargain Quest" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Bargain Quest" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  45. Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Alliance

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Alliance and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  46. KeyForge: Call of the Archons

    All details for the board game KeyForge: Call of the Archons and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    More details for KeyForge: Call of the Archons
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for KeyForge: Call of the Archons

    • YouTube Review for the game "KeyForge: Call of the Archons" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  47. Keyflower

    All details for the board game Keyflower and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Keyflower
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de
  48. V-Sabotage

    All details for the board game V-Sabotage and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  49. V-Sabotage: Resistance

    All details for the board game V-Sabotage: Resistance and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!50€ atAmazon.de
  50. Last Will

    All details for the board game Last Will and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Last Will
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  51. V-Sabotage: Secret Weapons

    All details for the board game V-Sabotage: Secret Weapons and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  52. Tigris & Euphrates

    All details for the board game Tigris & Euphrates and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Tigris & Euphrates
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Tigris & Euphrates

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tigris & Euphrates" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  53. Arctic Scavengers

    All details for the board game Arctic Scavengers and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!23€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Arctic Scavengers

    • YouTube Review for the game "Arctic Scavengers" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  54. Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Storm

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Storm and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  55. Altiplano

    All details for the board game Altiplano and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Altiplano
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Altiplano

    • YouTube Review for the game "Altiplano" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  56. Forbidden Stars

    All details for the board game Forbidden Stars and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Forbidden Stars
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Forbidden Stars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Forbidden Stars" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  57. Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Eons

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Eons and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  58. Ladies & Gentlemen

    All details for the board game Ladies & Gentlemen and similar games
    • 4 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Ladies & Gentlemen

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ladies & Gentlemen" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  59. Lowlands

    All details for the board game Lowlands and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Lowlands
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 50 - 100 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Lowlands

    • YouTube Review for the game "Lowlands" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  60. Alchemists

    All details for the board game Alchemists and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Alchemists
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Alchemists

    • YouTube Review for the game "Alchemists" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  61. Pipeline

    All details for the board game Pipeline and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Pipeline
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Pipeline

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pipeline" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English

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