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Tabletop gaming podcast bringing you board game, miniatures, RPG and CCG reviews and discussion. Analogue gaming in a digital world.

Tabletop gaming podcast bringing you board game, miniatures, RPG and CCG reviews and discussion. Analogue gaming in a digital world.
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United Kingdom

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Tabletop gaming podcast bringing you board game, miniatures, RPG and CCG reviews and discussion. Analogue gaming in a digital world.

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@PolyhedronC

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English


Episodes

Episode 41 - Hard City, Darwin's Choice and Stuffed Fables

5/14/2018
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Get the air horn ready, because it’s another episode of the Polyhedron Collider Cast. We start by comparing board game collection sizes with the Secret Cabal before we get excited by the new X-Wing games (well Steve does anyway). We then review Kickstarter Games Hard City and Darwin’s choice before talking about Stuffed Fables, Guards of Atlantis and Kickstarter stretch goals. Games Mentioned 00:10:37 Nemesis 00:11:31 Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game 00:16:46 Hard City 00:26:33...

Duration:01:36:40

Episode 40 - Vadoran Gardens, Rise to Nobility and Dungeons and Dragons

4/25/2018
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We are back with another helping of tabletop gaming chat, board game reviews and all kinds of nonsense about everything else. In this week’s podcast episode we talk about cutesy pie card laying game Vadoran Gardens, novelty wine glasses, dice placement game Rise to Nobility and magic mirrors. We round up our discussion with a lengthy talk about Dungeons and Dragons and the adventures of our current campaign that we’ve been playing via Roll20. Games Mentioned 00:07:28 Vadoran...

Duration:01:26:34

Episode 39 - Lords of Hellas, The Grimm Forest and Pictomania

3/25/2018
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Back from Airecon, the boys from Polyhedron Collider discuss the latest batch of tabletop games they have been playing. They kick off the board game chat with Lords of Hellas from Awaken Realms, discuss The Grimm Forest from Druid City Games and have a good chin wag regarding the latest version of Pictomania from CGE. Games Mentioned 00:05:38 Lords of Hellas 00:20:18 City of Kings 00:22:10 The Grimm Forest 00:34:31 Unamed CGE Prototype 00:41:42 Pictomania This episode is available...

Duration:01:06:25

Airecon 2018 - On the Couch with Polyhedron Collider

3/18/2018
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At Airecon 2018, the Polyhedron Collider Cast were joined by representatives of No Pun Included, JTR Podcast, Board Game Opinions, Unlucky Frog Gaming, Creaking Shelves, The Broken Meeple, I Play Red and the Game Pit. In front of a live audience we posed them a host of random question drawn from the hat submitted by our listeners and Airecon visitors. A big thank you to everyone involved. This episode is available on iTunes or your favourite podcast player via our feed...

Duration:00:55:47

Episode 38 - Nemesis, Viticulture and teh City of Games

2/26/2018
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Welcome to February, the Tuesday of the year (as Andy calls it) as the Polyhedron Collider team recount their adventures from the City of Games convention. We talk about mega Kickstarter Nemesis, melting Jon’s brain with Viticulture and Alchemists, getting down to some family games with Number 9 and eating poisoned chocolates. Games Mentioned 00:01:16 Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition and Roll20 00:05:37 Kickstarter - what are we backing at the moment? 00:10:02 The City of...

Duration:01:49:24

Episode 36 – Fallout, Kitchen Rush and Ethnos

2/6/2018
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The Polyhedron Collider boys return to their normal podcast format, venturing into the wasteland of Fallout from Fantasy Flight Games, trying to be the next Gordon Ramsay with Kitchen Rush from Artipia Games and and conquer fantasy lands with Ethnos from CMON. With a little help from the mailbag we discuss Andy's acquistion disorder, the value of games and just how much are game collection is worth. Games Mentioned 00:07:03 Fallout 00:28:55 Kitchen Rush 00:35:06 Ethnos 00:46:50...

Duration:01:31:30

Episode 36 – The Games We Are Looking Forward To In 2018

1/14/2018
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Warning: This podcast contain strong language and adult themes. It’s the New Year, so Steve, Andy and Jon gaze into their crystal ball and look forward to the games that are coming out in 2018. We’ll choose our top picks that are coming to Kickstarter, before looking at the games we have backed and are waiting impatiently to be delivered and those games from the big publishers that we know about. Games Mentioned 00:06:36 Batman: Gotham City Chronicles 00:15:32 UBOOT: The Board...

Duration:01:46:34

Episode 35 - The Best Games We Played in 2017

12/28/2017
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The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 35 - The Best Games We Played in 2017 Warning: This podcast contain strong language and adult themes. It’s the end of the year, so the boys get together and discuss the best games they have played in 2017. Things kick off with the ‘3 for 3’ awards, where the Polyhedron Collider crew discuss the games all three members have purchased in 2017. We then look back on 2017 with a little help from our listeners. Finally, we all pick the three games that we...

Duration:02:09:36

Polyhedron Collider Cast episode 33 - Kickstarter

11/30/2017
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The boys discuss Kickstarter and the effect it’s had on tabletop games. We discuss the best board games we’ve backed, the ones that have been lacklustre and those we regret not backing. Via questions from our listeners we also look at how Kickstarter has effected the gaming industry and muse over if the bubble will burst. This episode is available on iTunes or your favourite podcast player via our feed http://polyhedroncollider.libsyn.com/rss Intro and Outro Music: "Ouroboros" Kevin...

Duration:01:49:47

Polyhedron Collider Cast episode 33 - Gloom of Kilforth Dice Forge and Star Trek RPG

11/19/2017
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content. The Polyhedron Collider Crew return with another slice of board gaming chat interspersed by rabbit holes and nonsense. Steve and Jon venture out to battle the Gloom of Kilforth, all three members of the team love Dice Forge so much they keep getting distracted and Andy tell us the tales of Captain Cocktail and his intrepid crew in the Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius. Games Mentioned 00:06:16 Gloom of...

Duration:01:10:53

Episode 32 - Clans of Caledonia, Monster Lands, Inbetween and Essen Picks

10/15/2017
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content. It’s time to get excited about Essen Spiel and so the boys try and keep it clean and family friendly. Unfortunately, a request for Polyhedron Collider to review adult products leads to a discussion of said products and things evolve into childish giggling. We do however get a chance to play ‘game of the year’ contender Clans of Caledonia, dice placement fantasy game Monster-Lands and talk about the Stranger Things inspired...

Duration:01:54:57

Episode 31: Wreck & Ruin, This War of Mine and reviewing board games

9/17/2017
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After a bit of a break the chaps from Polyhedron Collider return with a good old chat about board games. We go full throttle for our review of Wreck & Ruin, race animals in The Champion of the Wild, get all depressed in This War of Mine and drown our sorrows on a Drinking Quest. The boys then have a good lock chat about the current state of board game reviews and look at ethics, how we approach reviews and the best and worst receptions we have had to a review. Games...

Duration:01:48:55

Episode 30: Anachrony, Tzolk'in and Labyrinth

8/20/2017
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After summer holiday season the Polyhedron Collider schedule has taken a hit, so here we are two weeks late with a bumper podcast full of chat about board games, Gen Con, involute gear forms, and eating olives. We take in depth looks at Anachrony, Tzolk’in and Labyrinth and provide a roundup of some of the games we have been sent to review that where rather bad. We also answer questions from the mail bag about blinging out our games, use of theme and which are our most significant...

Duration:01:52:55

Episode 29 - Runewars Miniatures Game, This War of Mine and Cave In

7/24/2017
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It is time yet again for a slice of tabletop gaming chat as the boys explore the latest miniatures game from Fantasy Flight Games Runewars, get all depressed by This War of Mine and explore the latest Kickstarters with our thoughts on Burning Rome and Star Scrappers Cave In. We also discuss the latest news about Talisman and organising a Dungeons and Dragons session. Games Mentioned 00:09:27 Runewars Miniatures Game 00:25:51 Burning Rome 00:33:35 This War of Mine 00:44:16 Star...

Duration:00:59:40

Episode 28: A Game of Trains, Isle of Skye and Century: Spice Road

7/9/2017
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This week’s theme would appear to be the quicker lighter games in our collection. The boys all gush over A Game of Trains, play Isle of Skye while on the Isle of Skye and discuss the hot game of the moment Century Spice Road. We also end up down rabbit holes within rabbit holes as we discuss kilt patterns, how to pronounce garam masala and wearing a Victorian cape to work. Games Mentioned 00:02:45 A Game of Trains 00:07:16 Barenpark 00:10:15 Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to...

Duration:01:29:17

Episode 27: The Great UK Games Expo Caper Part 2

6/25/2017
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Jon is back! And so Steve and Andy regale him with some more exciting game we played at the UK Games Expo and talk about some 100% fresh board games and tabletop gaming Kickstarters. We build theme parks, we go to sea and raid as a Viking and then divvy out the spoils of war, go fishing and become estate agents and detectives. We also discuss drinking songs and how pasties are hotter than the core of the Sun. Sorry for the audio quality in this episode – we have had a myriad of problems...

Duration:01:22:32

Episode 26: The Great UK Games Expo Caper Part 1

6/11/2017
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Suffering from the sleep deprivation that comes from the 3 days at the UK Games Expo, Andy and Steve try to download from their brain everything they saw at the UK Games Expo 2017. They failed, which is why this episode covers just half of the games we saw. We would like to thank everyone who was involved, we had a great time. Games mentioned 00:06:22 Mournequest 00:08:08 Gretchinz 00:08:58 Warhammer 40,000 8th Edition 00:13:20 Runewars Miniatures Game 00:16:00...

Duration:01:28:16

Episode 25: The UK Games Expo 2017 Preview

5/21/2017
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The UK Games Expo is the 2nd to 4th of June and it’s the biggest tabletop gaming convention in the UK. It will be three days full of board games, card games, miniatures and roleplaying games and we take a look at the games that have got us excited. Games Mentione;d Knightmare Live The City of Kings Ravage Dungeons of Plunder Beer Empire Multiuniversum Cthulhu Expansion SUPERHOT The Card Game The First Martians Alien Artefacts Hannibal and Habicar Anachrony Days of...

Duration:01:25:40

Episode 24: Dark Souls, Farsight, Petrichor, Ravage and Exit

5/7/2017
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In a desperate effort to clear the decks before the UK Games Expo, the boys from Polyhedron Collider cast their eye over the latest batch of board games and tabletop Kickstarters. Steve faces the crushing difficulty and divisive gameplay of Dark Souls and then all three go to war with big mechs and sneaky spies in Farsight. Andy is one with the weather as he moves like the wind in Petrichor before joining Steve on the dungeon crawling of Ravage: Dungeons of Plunder. Finally Steve tries one...

Duration:01:18:36

Episode 23 Part 2: Questions from the mailbag

4/30/2017
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In part 2 of episode 23, the Andy, Jon and Steve go through our overflowing mailbag and answer your questions. We discuss solo games, Talisman Legacy, apps in game and our favourite and least favourite game components. The podcast is available on iTunes or your favourite podcast player via our feed http://polyhedroncollider.libsyn.com/rss Intro and Outro Music: "Ouroboros" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution...

Duration:00:55:52

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