The 59 favorite games of Matt from SU&SD 2021

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 10 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 2021

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 June 15, 2021. We compared 61 board games for this list and selected the top 46. 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
    • Players4 - 16 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age17+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Monikers

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Monikers" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Monikers" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  2. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Love Letter

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Love Letter" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Love Letter" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  3. Decrypto

    All details for the board game Decrypto and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    More details for Decrypto
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 - 45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!14€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Decrypto

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Decrypto" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Decrypto" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  4. Skull

    All details for the board game Skull and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Skull
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Skull

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Quacks of Quedlinburg

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quacks of Quedlinburg" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quacks of Quedlinburg" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  6. The Resistance: Avalon

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

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for The Resistance: Avalon
    • Players5 - 10 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf and similar games
    • Players3 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  8. Insider

    All details for the board game Insider and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Insider
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Insider

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Insider" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Insider" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Insider" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Insider" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. Bärenpark

    All details for the board game Bärenpark and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Bärenpark
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Bärenpark

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bärenpark" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bärenpark" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bärenpark" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bärenpark" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  10. 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
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  11. Coup

    All details for the board game Coup and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Coup
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Coup

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Coup" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Coup" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  12. Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition

    All details for the board game Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Pictomania

    All details for the board game Pictomania and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Pictomania
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Mysterium

    All details for the board game Mysterium and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 6.

    More details for Mysterium
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime42 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  15. Two Rooms and a Boom

    All details for the board game Two Rooms and a Boom and similar games
    • Players6 - 30 Players
    • Playtime7 - 20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!26€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  17. Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Incursion

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Incursion and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  18. The Game

    All details for the board game The Game and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2015

    More details for The Game
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Gloomhaven

    All details for the board game Gloomhaven and similar games

    Nominated for 22 awards and won 10.

    More details for Gloomhaven
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!132€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Gloomhaven

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Gloomhaven" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Gloomhaven" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Gloomhaven" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Gloomhaven" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  20. Burgle Bros.

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

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Burgle Bros.
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Funemployed

    All details for the board game Funemployed and similar games
    • Players3 - 20 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Paperback

    All details for the board game Paperback and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Paperback
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears

    All details for the board game Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  24. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Brass: Birmingham

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Birmingham" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Birmingham" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Birmingham" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Birmingham" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  25. Cosmic Encounter

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cosmic Encounter
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  26. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!53€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  27. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Machi Koro

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Machi Koro" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Machi Koro" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  28. Inis

    All details for the board game Inis and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Inis
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!135€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Inis

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Inis" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Inis" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Inis" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Inis" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  29. Not Alone

    All details for the board game Not Alone and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Not Alone
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!22€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Not Alone

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Not Alone" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Not Alone" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Not Alone" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Not Alone" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Not Alone" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Not Alone" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  30. 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
    • Players1 - 2 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Arkham Horror: The Card Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Arkham Horror: The Card Game" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Arkham Horror: The Card Game" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  31. Mascarade

    All details for the board game Mascarade and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Mascarade
    • Players2 - 13 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Mascarade

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Mascarade" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Mascarade" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  32. Pandemic: In the Lab

    All details for the board game Pandemic: In the Lab and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    🔥 Deal: 10% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Pandemic: In the Lab
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!22€ atAmazon.de
  33. The Taverns of Tiefenthal

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

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for The Taverns of Tiefenthal
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for The Taverns of Tiefenthal

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  34. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Lords of Vegas

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Lords of Vegas" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Lords of Vegas" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  35. 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
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!135€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Star Wars: Imperial Assault

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Star Wars: Imperial Assault" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Star Wars: Imperial Assault" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  36. Kemet

    All details for the board game Kemet and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Kemet
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Kemet

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kemet" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kemet" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kemet" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kemet" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  37. Bargain Quest

    All details for the board game Bargain Quest and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Bargain Quest

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bargain Quest" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bargain Quest" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bargain Quest" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Bargain Quest" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  38. Keyflower

    All details for the board game Keyflower and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Keyflower
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!36€ atAmazon.de
  39. Last Will

    All details for the board game Last Will and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Last Will
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 - 75 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  40. V-Commandos: Résistance

    All details for the board game V-Commandos: Résistance and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  41. V-Commandos

    All details for the board game V-Commandos and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  42. V-Commandos: Secret Weapons

    All details for the board game V-Commandos: Secret Weapons and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  43. Arctic Scavengers

    All details for the board game Arctic Scavengers and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!23€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Arctic Scavengers

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Arctic Scavengers" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Arctic Scavengers" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  44. Altiplano

    All details for the board game Altiplano and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Altiplano
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Altiplano

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Altiplano" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Altiplano" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  45. Alchemists

    All details for the board game Alchemists and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Alchemists
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!40€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Alchemists

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Alchemists" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Alchemists" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  46. Pipeline

    All details for the board game Pipeline and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Pipeline
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Pipeline

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pipeline" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pipeline" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache

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