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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 73 - Tungaru, Chakra, Trismegistus

11/10/2019
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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

Episode 72 - Tapestry & Teslas

10/30/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content What’s this? A full house? Back to the normal format? Something must be amiss. Yes, the full complement of Polyhedron Collider are back with some more board game chat. We start as ever with a breakdown of the latest news, have a bloody good chat about Stonemaier Games’ latest Tapestry and Jon tells us about his Tesla…again. Gaming News 00:15:50 Ian Livingstone set up a gaming fund 00:19:28 Kingstarter Scams 00:24:07...

Duration:01:38:30

Episode 71 - Essen 2019 Top Picks

10/13/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content It’s almost time for Europe’s largest tabletop gaming convention, and arguably the world’s largest gaming convention. We are of course talking about Spiel in Essen where hundreds of games will be launched demo’d and sold. With such a huge array of games available, join Steve and Rory as they take you through their top picks of the show. Gaming News 00:08:06 Games Workshop team up with Marvel 00:10:30 Games Wokshop...

Duration:01:36:25

Episode 70 - Dungeons & Dragons and tabletop RPGs

9/29/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Grab your pen and pencils, your favourite dice and your silly voices, because it’s time for the Polyhedron Collider boys to talk about tabletop RPGs. We’ll be covering Andy’s recent Tyranny of Dragons campaign for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition, looking at some tasty Kickstarter roleplaying games and answering your questions about pen and paper RPGs. Games Mentioned 00:03:05 Airecon 13 - 15 March 2020, Harrogate...

Duration:01:58:17

Episode 69 - Barrage, Mournequest, and Pipeline

9/15/2019
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Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Welcome along to another analysis paralysis inducing chat with the boys from Polyhedron Collider, who are cruder than normal in celebration of episode 69 (dude). We analyse the latest tabletop gaming news, talking about the latest events in board games and pen and paper RPGS and then get into some deep and meaningful game chat. In this week’s episode we talk about Matchify, get in a very quick game of Ragusa and have a...

Duration:01:35:05

Episode 68 - Sagrada, Quacks of Quedlinburg and Solar Storm

8/31/2019
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Prepare yourselves for another generous helping of tabletop gaming chat, as the boys from Polyhedron Collider talk all things board games, card games and RPGS (as well as some rambling diversions regarding Jon’s taste in TV programs and Andy going to a festival). In this episode Jon tells us about his first Dungeon Mastering experience in An Ogre and his Cake, Andy cooks up explosive potions in the Quacks of Quedlinburg, Jon talks us through the stained glass dice builder Sagrada and...

Duration:01:24:25

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...

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