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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

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 67 - Gen Con News Undo and Bunny Kingdom

8/11/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The full gang are back and have a bucket load of Gen Con news to go through. We cast our expert* eyes over the latest tabletop gaming and board game news, such as the new Marvel games from Fantasy Flight Games and the announcement of Ankh from CMON. We then take an in-depth look at single play mystery game Undo from Pegasus Spiele and Bunny Kingdom from Iello and Richard Garfield. *The Polyhedron Collider team are not...

Duration:01:34:54

Episode 66 - Molkky, Gaia Project and 40k TV

7/28/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content A weekend of celebrating Andy’s 40th has led to a couple of casualties, as the skeleton crew of Andy and Steve man the show. We talk about the latest crazy technology from CMON, the Warhammer TV show in the works, as well as Molkky and Gaia Project. We then take care of the burgeoning mail bag, answering questions on the value of a board game, the evolution of the hadron collider and games to play outside. Gaming...

Duration:01:33:00

Episode 65 - Jonathan Strange, Dice Hospital Expansions, Empires of the North

7/13/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The boys from Polyhedron Collider are back with another generous helping of table top gaming chat, so slip into your elasticated conversation trousers and get your fill of board games and roleplaying games. Today Andy, Rory and Steve talk about English Magic in Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, go to the maternity wing in Dice Hospital Community Care and brave the North Sea in Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North. We also...

Duration:01:18:50

Episode 64 - Wingspan, Villagers and Too Many Bones

6/29/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content It appears, due to an administrative oversight, that only Andy and Steve were available this week. So set yourselves for a more genteel podcast, as the two most distinguished members of the Polyhedron Collider crew talk about the table top games they have been playing this week. Top of the list of board games are Stonemaier’s Wingspan, Chip Theory’s Too Many Bones and Villagers from Sinister Fish. We also discuss how Steve...

Duration:01:32:03

Episode 63 - UK Games Expo 2019

6/9/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content We are back from three (and a bit) days of awesome gaming and meeting awesome people at the UK’s largest tabletop gaming convention. Join us as we discuss coping with the Mondays, being utterly knackered and sampling as many board games as we possibly could at the UK Games Expo 2019. Yet again we would like to thank the awesome people behind the UK Games Expo for making the best convention yet! Games Discussed 00:24:18...

Duration:01:59:49

Episode 62 - UK Games Expo 2019 Preview

5/19/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The UK Games Expo is just around the corner, the biggest event in the UK tabletop and board gaming calendar. Andy, Jon and Steve are joined by Rory to go through our top picks for the games we want to see at the show. The UK Games Expo is the 31st May to 2nd June 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham. Tickets and information is available from https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/ Top Picks 00:22:00 Sierra West from Board&Dice 00:32:30...

Duration:01:57:18

Episode 61 – Journeys in Middle Earth, Perdition's Mouth and tips for starting Dungeons & Dragons

5/6/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Get yourselves comfortable, because it’s a long one today. The boys get the chat well and truly flowing as they discuss the latest news and then get into some in depth talk about the games they have been playing. Steve Journeys in Middle Earth as he plays the latest Lord of the Rings game from Fantasy Flight Games, Steve and Andy tackle demons and cultists in Perdition's Mouth and we rustle up some bad puns in Great Western...

Duration:01:53:01

Episode 60 - Donning the Purple, Treasure Island and Charterstone

4/21/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content After spending his time in the garden, Andy joins Steve to discuss his hooky copy of Terraforming Mars, the latest news and the current crop of games at their table. They stab the emperor in Donning the Purple, search for lost gold in Treasure Island and provide a spoiler free review of Charterstone, the legacy game from Stonemaier Games. They then cast off the spoiler shackles and have an in depth discussion of the...

Duration:01:40:49

Episode 59 - Hanamikoji, High Society and Dinosaur Island

4/7/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The boys from Polyhedron Collider are back but are suffering from a lack of sleep due to daylight saving and midnight wildlife encounters. Don't worry though, they have managed to play some board games. The boys discuss the latest news and Kickstarters and talk about High Society and Dinosaur Island. We also read from the mail bag and present an MS Paint challenge to the budding artist in our audience. Jon's News...

Duration:01:19:44

Episode 58 - Kingdom Rush, Villainous, and Space Base

3/17/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Jon and Steve are back from a weekend of gaming at Airecon. Andy, however, couldn’t make it and tells us his tale of woe along with a novel method of reducing the size of his board game collection. We talk about our live show, Family Fortunes and the games we played at Airecon; including Villainous, Space Base, and the digital version of Scythe. Jon's News Ferret 00:18:03 Critical Role 00:22:12 Talisman Batman 00:24:55...

Duration:01:25:45

Episode 57 - Pulsar 2849, Zoocracy, Tiny Towns and a lot more Root

2/24/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Fresh from a full weekend of gaming at City of Games, the boys from PHC download all the information they can about the games they played. Jon’s news ferrets find us some juicy Spielberg influenced titbits of tabletop gaming news. We then proceed to have a good old chin wag about Pulsar 2849, Zoocracy, Tiny Towns and Blood Rage, as well as have another chat about Root. Jon's News Ferret 00:05:35 Airecon 00:06:30 Stanger...

Duration:01:37:12

Episode 56 - Root, Folded Space and Onward to Venus

2/10/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Pour yourself a large glass of your tipple of choice, get yourself comfy, and get ready for another session of top quality board gaming chat from the boys at Polyhedron Collider. Jon’s news ferrets have been hard at work, gathering the latest news and the hottest Kickstarter. When it comes to games, Steve is getting sticky with Folded Space and Vektorace, Andy goes down to the woods with Root and Jon conquers the solar system...

Duration:01:21:26

Episode 55 - Between Two Dice Hospitals of Mad Detective Ludwig

1/27/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Call for the ambulance, because the boys from Polyhedron Collider have got a fever for cardboard, as well as a severe case of acquisition disorder. We go through some of the games we have been playing over recent months, including Dice Hospital, Detective, and Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig. Games Mentioned 00:07:05 Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game 00:21:52 Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig 00:32:02...

Duration:01:07:46

Episode 54 - The Game We are Looking Forward to in 2019

1/13/2019
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Its 2019 and we have a whole year of exciting new board games to look forward to, so Andy and Steve take us through the tabletop games we are looking forward to playing—and backing on Kickstarter—over the next 12 months We also discuss getting old, blowing all your board game budget on soft furnishings and announce the highly prestigious “Andy's Insert of Choice Award 2018”. Games coming to Kickstarter in 2019 00:28:55 The fourth game in the Dark Cities series 00:30:40 Bloodborne: The...

Duration:01:19:07

Episode 53 – The Best Games of 2018

12/30/2018
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content It’s the end of the year, so it’s time to look back at the best board and tabletop games of 2018. We announce our highly prestigious ‘Polyhedron Collider 3 for 3 Award’ and each pick our top three games of the year. Games Mentioned Polyhedron Collider 3 for 3 Award 00:10:44 Photosynthesis 00:16:42 Azul 00:19:08 Nemesis What we've missed 00:24:14 Black Out Hong Kong 00:26:36 Teotihuacan 00:31:39 Root and...

Duration:01:28:25

Podcast Episode 52 - Deep Sea Adventure, Detective and Dungeons And Dragons

12/9/2018
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Andy is back and finished his house move, and so we are back in action with 300% more waffle. Today’s episode is brought to you by the letter D, as Andy explores Deep Sea Adventure, Steve becomes a grizzled Detective and Jon gives us an updated on our Dungeons and Dragons campaigns. Our news ferret tells us about the latest game from Stonemeier and Frosty the Snow Lich. We also sort through the mailbag, and discuss Paul...

Duration:01:40:52

Episode 51 - Dinosaur Island and Ravage: Dungeons of Plunder

11/25/2018
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Andy is busy moving house, or playing Deep Madness in any empty flat, so it’s just Jon and Steve on this episode and subsequently proceedings are much more relaxed. Pour yourself a drink (we recommend a nice dark beer to sip on) and get cosy as Jon and Steve take you through the latest news, visit Dinosaur Island and delve deep into Dungeons of Plunder. We also answer questions from the mailbag, which all seem to be directed...

Duration:01:20:34

Episode 50 - Arkham Horror 3rd Ed, Deep Madness & Monolith Arena

11/11/2018
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Any other podcast would make a big song and dance about releasing their 50th episode. Not the boys from the PHC, because they weren’t paying attention and didn’t realise they had reached such a prestigious milestone. Instead they talk about four games that may well make their best of the year lists; Steve gets his arse handed to him by Arkham Horror 3rd Edition, Andy goes into a Deep Madness and Jon tackles Monolith Arena....

Duration:01:35:47

Episode 49 - The Essen Preview

10/21/2018
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content It’s that time of the year again were our gaze is directed towards Germany and the Spiel game fair in Essen. We look forward to some of the exciting games being released at the world’s largest board game convention and have a look back at our predictions from last year. Let the rampant speculation begin! Games Mentioned What we were looking forward to last year; Clans of Caledonia, Monster Lands, The...

Duration:01:11:30

Episode 48 - Keyforge and Monumental

10/7/2018
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Steve goes to Tabletop Gaming Live and tells us about the games he played their, including Keyforge and Monumental. Jon takes on the role of new ferret and Andy just distracts us all with his usual nonsense. Games Mentioned 00:08:26 Airecon 00:09:32 City of Games 00:11:54 Monolith Arena up for preorder 00:14:26 Men at Work 00:17:32 Azul 00:24:25 Ragusa 00:27:36 Heroes of Tenefyr 00:43:03 Keyforge 00:50:01...

Duration:01:21:46