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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 112 - Spelljammer, Stormweavers, The Reckoners, Above and Below

5/3/2022
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Spelljamming across the universe, on a scary nautilus that frankly looks absurd! Yes we are back with another dose of tabletop gaming banter. We look at upcoming Dungeons & Dragons products, attempt to rid the world of super heroes in The Reckoners, go spelunking in Above and Below and explore some retro solo gaming in Stormweavers. Games Mentioned 00:16:00 D&D Direct 00:24:23 Dark Souls RPG 00:29:09 Viticulture 00:31:37...

Duration:01:32:20

Episode 111 - Bloodborne and Origins: The First Builders

4/7/2022
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Fresh from filling his face and playing games at Airecon, Andy takes us through the latest version of Libertalia. We also talk about dice placement in Origins: First Builders and venture into the dark streets of Yarnham in Bloodborne: The Board Game. Games Mentioned 00:14:30 Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest 00:21:57 Bloodborne: The Board Game 00:34:04 Origins: First Builders This episode is available on iTunes or your...

Duration:01:19:11

Episode 110 - Nanty Narking, Galaxy Trucker, and P'achakuna

3/13/2022
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Normality is (kind of resumed) as we talk about some board games that we have been playing (as Andy would put it). We vie for control of Victorian London in Nanty Narking, join Deep Purple for a spot of Galaxy Trucker, and Andy loads his llama in P'achakuna. We also answer questions from the mail bag, well one question, but its quote a big one . Games Mentioned 00:10:41 Nanty Narking 00:28:08 Galaxay Trucker 00:39:24...

Duration:01:18:43

Episode 109 - Games we're looking forward to in 2022

2/6/2022
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content The everlasting month of Januart may have come to an end, but we are still in a New Year mood, as we look forward to the games coming out in 2022 and say what we are most excited to play over the coming year. Games Mentioned 00:08:02 Weather Machine 00:11:12 Bladerunner RPG 00:16:22 Mothership Rpg 00:23:17 Homeworld RPG 00:30:06 Great Western trail New zealand 00:35:55 Dawn of Madness 00:42:23 Storm Weavers 00:49:20...

Duration:01:11:44

Episode 108 - The Best Games of 2021

1/17/2022
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content 2021 has been and gone and to mark the passing of this gallstone of a year, the Polyhedron Collider chaps go through their usual round up of what the year had to offer in the form of plastic and cardboard. We also discussed some games that didn't set our pants on fire and of course the much-coveted Insert of Choice award from our resident weirdo. Games Mentioned 00:07:20 The games we missed 00:09:50 Andy's Insert of...

Duration:01:33:54

Episode 107 - Unfathomable, Nemesis, and Lords of Hellas

12/26/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Sid is moving house, Steve got a puppy, Rory can't make it, and no ones heard from Jon, so it looks like its the Andy show this week, with the occasional word from Sid and Steve. We briefly cover the latest news, before revisiting Unfathomable, Nemesis and Lords of Hellas. Games Mentioned 00:11:18 Unfathomable 00:16:39 Nemesis 00:31:43 Lords of Hellas This episode is available on iTunes or your favourite podcast player...

Duration:01:02:23

Episode 106 - Destinies, Tawantinsuyu and Coriolis RPG

11/10/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content It’s a veritable cornucopia of tabletop gaming chat! Andy’s spending goes unchecked as he buys a brand-new bike and about 14 Kickstarters while Sid gets a bit hot and bothered with Ginny Di’s new calendar. We then have a deep delve into the latest games to hit our table, Destinies from Lucky Duck, Tawantinsuyu from Board & Dice and Coriolis from Free League. Games Mentioned 00:00:58 Pappa's got a brand new bike 00:05:08...

Duration:01:31:42

Episode 105 - Unfathomable, London, and Dark Moon

10/18/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Suspect everyone – I personally think that Andy Lewis chap is a bit dodgy – because we sample brand new Cthulhu hidden traitor game Unfathomable and try and compare it to Dark Moon. We then build on the backs of the poor by playing London and look at Asmodee price rises and the announcement of the next generation of Dungeons and Dragons. Games Mentioned 00:13:05 Asmodee price rises 00:19:05 CMON acquire RPG studio Two...

Duration:01:09:11

Episode 104 - Burgle Bros 2, The Initiative, A Viking's Tale

9/26/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Sneaky shenanigans are afoot, as Polyhedron Collider talk about a Blades in the Dark tv show, The Initiative and Burgle Bros 2: The Casino Capers. After a successful heist he explore the latest table top gaming news with a host of Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition content and new Kickstarter, including a review of A Viking’s Tale and a discussion on advent calendars. Don’t worry, there’s no questions from Phil the Sheep this...

Duration:01:26:15

Episode 103 - Ankh, Tinner's Trail & Aliens: Another Glorious Day in the Corps

9/5/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Fuelled by some budget doughnuts, Andy, Steve and Rory get together for another episode of custard filled gaming chat. Steve is in denial at his lack of strategy in Ankh: Gods of Egypt, Andy grabs a Cornish pasty and heads to the mines in Tinner's Trail, and Rory pleads Game over Man! as we get eaten in Aliens: Another Glorious Day in the Corps. Games Mentioned 00:12:09 Rome Total War 00:13:47 Neuroshima Hex 00:15:17 Brass...

Duration:01:19:37

Episode 102 - Who Goes There? Dune Imperium, Against the Darkmaster

8/17/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Getting distracted with episode 100 and the UK Games Expo means we have a tardy, but bumper episode for you. After consuming our own bodyweight in patisseries, we take an in depth looks at Who Goes There, Dune Imperium, and Against the Darkmaster, before delving into the mailbag and answering important questions on wedding attire and our favourite RPG modules. Games Mentioned 00:05:28 Villagers Shifting Seasons 00:08:04...

Duration:01:42:44

Episode 101 - UK Games Expo 2021

8/4/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content This last weekend was UK Games Expo 2021. Andy went along and saw a surprising amount of game considering the smaller event. Games Mentioned 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 MacLeod (incompetech.com) Jon's News Ferret: "NewsSting" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative...

Duration:00:48:04

Episode 100 - The 10 Best Tabletop Games Ever

7/6/2021
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Five years ago, three geeks walked into a pub, and several fine ales later decided it would be a great idea to start a table top gaming podcast. We've now recorded many episodes of board game and RPG reviews, discussion and ramshackle nonsense. To celebrate our 100th episode we choose our top ten best board and roleplaying games to review and discuss, and get well wishing messages (kind of) from folks like the Broken Meeple,...

Duration:02:01:43

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