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First game that SU&SD got you to buy?


#61

As a relatively newcomer to the hobby, thanks in main part to YouTube (1. Dice Tower, 2. SUSD), I would say the first one was Freedom: The Underground Railroad, exclusively because of Paul’s frank and honest review. It hit home and made me realize that board gaming could effect its players on a totally different level beyond fun/not fun.

Good luck, Paul.


#62

Concordia. :sunglasses:

Such a great game.


#63

Galaxy Truckers - closely followed by Terra Mystica and the N
Machi Koro. Discovered SU&SD in Oct 2017. Love them all still (SU&SD and the games)


#64

Flamme Rouge. I love this game and everyone I introduce it to loves it too, even though we always get the rouleururuuur and the sprinteueuerureur cards mixed up. I stll think it’s their best review video as well, and I am supported in this by my 8-year-old and my 12-year-old, who actually ASK to watch it again, and never fail to crack up at the Quinns-gobbling-sugar-and-sidelong-look “Oh, I Dunno…” response to Matt’s “How are you so good at this?”


#65

Similar story for me. I bumped into them on youtube, but did not do much with it. Saw the little bit on Letters From Whitechaple. Instantly was thought it was a game I had to own. Though I found it between print runs and paid a bit much for it.This point it is still my favorite game I own going on 4ish years.


#66

My first purchases post SUSD discovery was the triple threat of Flamme Rouge, Ex Libris and Survive! Escape from Atlantis. All have been great successes at my table.


#67

Escape the Curse of the Temple! Stumbled upon the video review back in 2013 shortly after returning from a trip to Malaysia. A trip during which I had been introduced to the modern board game scene from an evening at a board game cafe in Kuala Lumpur. Came home with a mind full of new titles to explore, thought Escape sounded interesting so went hunting for reviews. This is where I discovered SU&SD.


#68

Space Alert!


#69

The first game I got from watching SU&SD reviews was Flamme Rouge, it didn’t seem too complicated and had a really fun theme. Now it is a staple in my games collection (although I don’t get to play it as much as I would like ,which is really sad seeing how good it is).


#70

Sonar!

Although the version they reviewed was the bigger version “Captain Sonar” but the smaller one still looks like fun. I may eventually get the larger one but this one is better for small gatherings. I bought it at London Comic-Con in October and may not get a chance to play till my birthday in May!


#71

Concordia.

I was so excited to play it I bought it and set up a board game night to play it. I even sent everyone a link to the review to be ready to go when they arrived.


#72

+1 for Concordia.
(not sorry)


#73

First game I explicitly purchased on Shut Up & Sit Down’s recommendation was Container. I owned a few SU/SD recommended titles already by coincidence, but Container was the first one I actually sought out after seeing the review, and I scooped it up when I finally saw a copy on a shelf. Very nicely priced, too, I might add.


#74

Both Suburbia and Archipelago from the Hexagonal Tile-Laying Game Fest 2013.


#75

One of my fave episodes ever


#76

I don’t remember exactly how I stumbled upon SUSD. I think I was looking for a review of Star Wars Armada or something else Star Wars, but I watched like 15 different reviews because I wasn’t aware of all the different kinds of games out there since I hadn’t really played anything other than Werewolf, Ticket to Ride, or Monikers for several years.

The game that I knew I needed immediately, though, was Railroad Ink, and I absolutely adore that game.


#77

Same! So much so that I did immediately go purchase both games and watched the entire back catalogue of videos. I ended up selling my copy of Archipelago a while ago (despite it being one of my favorite games—the uncomfortable questionable racism made it difficult to introduce to new friends), but still have Suburbia proudly on my shelf.


#78

I believe the first game I got because of them was Kemet. My friend was offloading some games and that was one of them. I searched YouTube to check it out and what came up was my first experience of SU&SD.

I ended up buying it. Only played it like 2 times so far, though. Need to get it out.

A lot of publishers owe SU&SD a thanks, now. I’ve bought a lot of games because of them and Watch it Played.


#79

I think the only ones their reviews completely talked me into are Flamme Rouge, and Welcome to… They definitely pushed me over the edge with buying Food Chain Magnate though.


#80

Only SUSD** have made me splurge cash above £50 - Food Chain Magnate and Feast for Odin.

(**Yes. There’s Cthulhu Wars, and I blame SVWAG for that!)