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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.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

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

Twitter:

@PolyhedronC

Language:

English


Episodes

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

Episode 72 - Tapestry & Teslas

10/30/2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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