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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

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

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 99 - Vaesen, Tales from the Loop, and Forbidden Lands

6/12/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content It is an accidental Free League tabletop RPG review special, as we discuss Vaesen, Tales from the Loop, and Forbidden Lands. We also discuss a leap from TTRPG to silver screen, as we discuss the leaked photos from the filming of the Dungeons and Dragons movie. Games Mentioned 00:09:31 Leaked D&D movie set photos ...

Duration:01:25:54

Episode 98 - Unlock Star Wars, Canvas and Iwari

5/8/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Good news, we finally talk about board games on this board games podcast! Now that lockdown procedures in England have been ever so slightly loosened, the Polyhedron Collider boys brave the changeable UK weather to try and get some board games played in person. Steve and Sid play unlock Star Wars and get hustled by a four-year-old, while Andy paints us a picture of Canvas while wearing colourful underpants in Iwari. Games...

Duration:01:12:33

Episode 97 - Airbrushes, Books, more 5E and mail bag questions

4/6/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Its been an odd few weeks. Lockdown may be drawing to an end but we still can't meet up to play games so our exploration of all things tabletop gaming is even more reflective and full of random nonsense than usual. We talk about using an airbrush to paint your miniatures, look at books based on our favourite board games, talk about Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) again and answer questions from the mail bag. 00:01:55 Andy bought...

Duration:01:22:30

Episode 96 - Small World, Exit and Tainted Grail

3/7/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Within deep rabbit hole distractions of burning kettles and humorously shaped biscuits, we discuss a plethora of board game and tabletop roleplaying gaming (TTRPG) news, as well as Kickstarter funding goals. We also take a deeper look at an old favourite of Smallworld, play some escape rooms at home with the EXIT games from Kosmos and explore Arthurian legends in Tainted Grail from Awaken Realms. 00:02:00 Steve board a...

Duration:01:24:34

Episode 95 - Architects of the West Kingdom and Forbidden Lands

2/14/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Normality is resumed (well apart from the ability to meet up and play games in person) as we return to our regular show format. Andy decides to update us all on his mattress purchasing while we mull over the tabletop gaming news from the last few weeks. We then go a bit more in depth to look at Architects of the West Kingdom and the Forbidden Lands RPG.. 00:07:54 Daniel Tascini dropped by Board & Dice 00:10:50 Board & Dice...

Duration:01:13:26

Episode 94 - 2021's Most Anticipated Table Top Games

1/24/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Its the beginning of the year, so its time to look forward to following 12 months and the table top games we are hoping to play in 2021. We'll be running down of the board games and table top roleplaying games we are looking forward to playing over the next year, as well as get our listeners to tell us their most anticipated games. 00:05:20 Honourable mentions 00:11:10 Dawn of Madness 00:15:13 The Initiative 00:18:15...

Duration:01:12:45

Episode 93 - The Best Games of 2020

1/2/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Aliens, bins on fire and memory foam arse prints! It can only be the Polyhedron Collider best game of 2020 podcast! We look back at the last 12 months and pick our favourite games we've played this year as well as some other dubious awards and of course our game of the year. 00:08:40 Andy's Insert of Choice Award 00:15:25 The games we missed in 2020 00:21:29 On Mars 00:26:00 Viscounts of the West Kingdom 00:30:54 Alien:...

Duration:01:26:12

Episode 92 Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars Rebellion, D&D 5E

12/13/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Scraping the barrel of what's been played, the boys from the PHC piece together a fresh episode from the ashes of 2020. While talking about the rumoured new Arkham Horror game, we reminisce about the great Battlestar Galactica. Andy and Steve then talk about a recent play of Star Wars Rebellion. We then delve back in the mailbag to talk about beginning to play RPGs, D&D 5e and beer. 00:06:31 Battlestar Galactica 00:11:43...

Duration:01:10:45

Episode 91 - The Godfather, Final Hour and Destroyer of Worlds

11/29/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content With lockdown in full swing we've had to go back in time to talk about the some board games. Andy sends Steve to sleep with the fishes in The Godfather: Corleone's Empire and then try and banish the elder gods in Arkham Horror: Final Hour. We then talk about the latest cinematic module for Alien the Roleplaying Game, Destroyer of Worlds and all agree that its quickly becoming our game of the year. We round of the episode...

Duration:01:27:54

Episode 90 - Back to the Future, Agemonia and Lost Ruins of Arnak

11/8/2020
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Andy, Sid and Steve brace themselves for Lockdown 2 with another episode full of tabletop gaming chat. We celebrate our victory at a recent escape room before casting our eye over Agemonia, Back to the Future Dice Through Time and Lost Ruins of Arnak. A question from our listeners leads to a discussion on the merits of virtual tabletop platforms such as Roll20 and Foundry and we reminisce over are best and worst RPG...

Duration:01:38:30

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