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Three British chaps talk about tabletop gaming of all kinds. Board games, card games, miniatures and more. Each episode we talk about what games we've been playing and our thoughts on them

Three British chaps talk about tabletop gaming of all kinds. Board games, card games, miniatures and more. Each episode we talk about what games we've been playing and our thoughts on them

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United Kingdom

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Three British chaps talk about tabletop gaming of all kinds. Board games, card games, miniatures and more. Each episode we talk about what games we've been playing and our thoughts on them

Twitter:

@PolyhedronC

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 89 - Escape the Dark Sector, Tekhenu and D&D Essentials Kit

10/18/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Andy, Sid and Steve pour themselves a beer, dry off their socks and sit down for another 90 minutes of tabletop gaming chat. We review 80s inspired adventure game Escape the Dark Sector, melt our tiny little minds with Tehkenu and go regale you with our spoiler free thoughts of the Dungeons and Dragons Essentials Kit and its Dragon of Icespire Peak adventure for D&D 5th edition. Games Mentioned 00:10:46 Baldur's...

Duration:01:17:25

Episode 88 - Tellstones, Star Scrappers Orbital Heart RPG

9/28/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Join us in welcoming the newest member of the PHC family, Sid, as he joins us to discuss the new Heroquest, Canadian board game cafes and not being able to hold our alcohol anymore. He then into some in depth chat about Tellstones, the latest game from Mechs vs Minions studio Riot games; Star Scrapper Orbital the upcoming Kickstarter from Hexy Studio; and Heart: The City Beneath, a crazy game about going deeper...

Duration:01:22:45

Episode 87 - Raiders of the North Sea, Under Falling Skies, Streets

8/29/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Jon claws his way out of his baby-induced sleep-deprived fog to join Andy and Steve for another hour and a bit of top board game banter. In the news we explore Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything and the UK Games Expo Awards. We then take a deep look at Viking themed Raiders of the North Sea, protect the world from invading aliens in Under Falling Skies and become property moguls in Streets, the new game from the developers of...

Duration:01:09:59

Episode 86: Agra, Everdell, and Alien RPG

8/3/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Episode 86 of Polyhedron Collider is the best tabletop gaming podcast ever made, and anyone who says otherwise is wrong! The best thing about Polyhedron Collider is the news about that Restoration Games trademarking the name Heroquest Legacy. We get excited about the chance to play the best board game ever made in legacy format, and quote lines from the best YouTube video ever made. The best thing about Polyhedron Collider...

Duration:01:11:30

Episode 85 - Cartographers, Roll Payer Adventures & Star Trek RPG

7/10/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The entire Polyhedron Collider crew is back, for what feels like the first time in forever. It does mean we talk about Jon's lack of sleep, but it also means we can have a damn good chat about board games and tabletop RPGs. We discuss news about the latest adventure for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Rime of the Frostmaiden, and lament the lack of high level campaigns before venturing into the world of video games with...

Duration:01:36:50

Episode 84 - THe UK Expo No Show

6/13/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content If things were normal this episode would be all about talking about the UK games Expo but of course conventions have been cancelled so we bring you another slice of gaming chat as we discuss the latest news and answer he listeners questions. We address topics such as the best 2 player game, online conventions, and Terraforming Mars. Games Mentioned 00:00:00 Jon is back! 00:06:50 Elite Dangerous and Factorio 00:10:29...

Duration:01:37:03

Episode 83 - Comic Relief, D&D and Eternal Palace

5/17/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The Covid-19 lockdown may be easing in England, but don’t worry as the boys from Polyhedron Collider are keeping safe and playing even more games online. But we’re not the only ones, as Comic Relief played Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition this week, with references to Boo, Tiger King and bread curses. They’re not the only ones playing D&D 5E as Steve and Andy talk about their initial thoughts on the Dungeons and Dragons...

Duration:01:16:40

Storm King's Thunder Spoiler Chat

4/27/2020
We have a big spoiler filled chat about Storm King's Thunder for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition. If you want to hear our non-spoiler thoughts, please go listen to Episode 82.

Duration:00:48:17

Episode 82: Roll Player and Storm King's Thunder

4/26/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Lock down may continue, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop! Through the power of the internet the boys continue to utilise the power of Tabletopia, Tabletop Simulator and Roll20 to bring you another round of board gaming chat. We talk about our endeavours playing Teotihuacan, Great Western Trail and Roll Player and even manage to bring you a little news. We then go into an in depth chat about Storm King’s Thunder for...

Duration:01:27:24

Episode 81: Scythe, Lords of Waterdeep and Netrunner

4/5/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content We're all stuck in lockdown, which means we can’t make it to our usual board game and roleplaying game meet ups. But that doesn’t stop Steve and Andy from exploring ways in which we can play board games online. We talk through the Steam versions of Scythe, Lords of Waterdeep and Gloomhaven and have a look at dedicated platforms such as Jinteki.net, Tabletop Simulator and Tabletopia and talk about Airecon. Games...

Duration:01:12:03

Live from Airecon 2020

3/23/2020
At Airecon 2020 Polyhedron Collider recorded a live session of our unique brand of board game banter but because we couldn’t be bothered preparing any notes we let the audience choose the topics for the show. Andy, Jon and Steve talk about beginners advice for new Dungeons and Dragons dungeon masters, leaving the Cyclons out of Battlestar Galactica and what games to bring to a convention. This episode is available on iTunes or your favourite podcast player via our feed...

Duration:00:46:42

Dark Ages Kickstarter Competition

3/13/2020
To celebrate the launch of the Kickstarter for Dark Ages, the new game from Adam Kwapiński, designer of Lords of Hellas and Nemesis, we are launching a very special competition in association with our god friends at Board & Dice. Dark Ages is a historically-based civilization-building game that features an innovative action selection mechanism. As long as your action markers remain on the board, you may be able to gain secondary bonus actions whenever you or another player repeats the...

Duration:00:02:38

Episode 80: Noctiluca, Horrified and Port Royal

3/3/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The HMS Polyhedron Collider is still at sea without a full crew, and without its trusty navigator Andy, Jon and Steve drifted into dangerous waffle waters. But never fear our intrepid crew are still able to keep things ship shape with a hold full of table top gaming chat. After picking over the depleted news stores we take set sail for the black lagoon in Horrified, catch jellyfish in Noctiluca and hire a capable crew in Port...

Duration:01:12:57

Episode 79 - Paladins of the West Kingdom and the state of the industry

2/16/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Andy, Jon and Steve return for another dose of tabletop gaming chat. We talk about the newest member of the PHC crew, Andy’s delivery of On Mars and we talk through the latest news, including out top picks for board game IPs we want to see as video games. We take a good deep look at Paladins of the West Kingdom and then have a good long chat about the current state of the board gaming industry. 00:03:37 On Mars 00:14:11...

Duration:01:23:11

Episode 78: The Isle of Cats and Architects of the West Kingdom

2/2/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The boys are back to the normal format after the Christmas and New Year excitement, and they’ve obviously forgotten how to record a podcast. We look at Isle of Cats from City of Games, and Architects of the West Kingdom from Carphill games before delving into the burgeoning mail bag and answering questions about miniature games on Kickstarter, how can production be improved and Andy playing with his meeple under the...

Duration:01:39:17

Episode 77 - The Games we are looking forward to in 2020

1/12/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content 2020 is upon us, which means another year of potentially amazing games is ahead of us. Join Andy, Jon, Rory and Steve as they try and pick four games each that they are the most excited for, but ultimately fail and talk about raising children, building extensions, college rock and the dangers of storing games in your loft. Games Mentioned 00:15:41 Oath - Chronicles of Empire and Exile 00:20:13 Tekhenu 00:23:24...

Duration:01:36:43

Episode 76: The Best Games of 2019

12/27/2019
It’s the end of the year, so that can only mean one thing; our best of 2019 round up! We look at the best games of the year that we’ve played, the most disappointing games of the year and announce the all-important Andy’s Insert of choice. 00:04:29 3 for 4 award and 4 for 4 award Villagers 4 for 4 award Dice Hospital Villagers 00:13:22 Jon's best new game to you 2019 Space Base Great Western Trail Root and Too Many Bones 00:28:53 Andy's Insert of Choice Awards 2019 Ragusa /...

Duration:01:38:27

Episode 75: Cooper Island, Tapestry and On the Underground

12/15/2019
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content It’s a particularly mischievous episode, complete with awful Scottish accents, Steve and Jon recount their experiences from Gridcon, including Cooper Island, Ravage and playing Tapestry with David Turczi, while Rory and Andy tell us all about On the Underground. There’s also the latest news from the ferrets as the One Ring contract dispute, a D&D movie and the wee Tagies and we also announce a mew member of the PHC...

Duration:01:14:47

Episode 74: Infinity Defiance, Inuit the Snow Folk and Nanty Narking

11/24/2019
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content In the latest episode of Polyhedron Collider we ask all the important questions; is Andy’s car waterproof, is Inuit any good, how do you stop quarterbacking in cooperative games and should Jon back Infinity Defiance? Games Mentioned 00:07:22 Jon visit's Thirsty Meeples and plays Noctiluca 00:10:25 Steve finally has the Dark Souls stretch goals 00:15:11 Infinity Defiance 00:23:34 Critical Role sign to Amazon...

Duration:01:19:23

Episode 73 - Tungaru, Chakra, Trismegistus

11/10/2019
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Steve has been sent a mystery package by Board & Dice, so sit back with your favourite tipple as we describe all. We’ll also have our usual round up of the latest tabletop gaming news and in depth chat about the board games we’ve been playing. This week all four members of the PHC crew have been sunning it in Tungaru, the latest kickstarter from Alley Cat Games and Steve and Andy get alchemy confused with worshipping in...

Duration:01:15:58