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Four British blokes grab a beer and talk about board games and tabletop games for roughly an hour. They'll be discussing the latest board games, card games, miniature games and possibly even the odd roleplaying game.
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Now displaying: 2021
Oct 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 Little Mice
00:21:17 D&D 6th edition (or 5.5)
00:23:07 D&D VTT
00:28:14 Unfathomable
00:46:24 Dark Moon
00:51:54 London

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)

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Sep 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 week!

Games Mentioned

00:03:45 The Wild Beyond the Witchlight
00:05:20 Rory has a TPK
00:11:58 Outer Rim expansion
00:13:37 ENNIE awards
00:15:40 Modiphious announce Raiders of the Serpent Sea
00:16:31 Tanares for D&D 5th Edition
00:21:07 Wizards of the Coast are sponsoring a football team
00:23:10 Avatar Legends is the highest grossing RPG kickstarter
00:25:42 Blades in the Dark the TV series
00:29:26 Too Many Bones expansion coming to Gamefound
00:33:50 A Viking's Tale
00:38:52 Burgle Bros 2: Casino Caper
00:54:07 The Initiative

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)

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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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Sep 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 Birmingham
00:23:55 Ankh: Gods of Egypt
00:42:37 Tinners' Trail
00:57:32 Aliens: Another Glorious Day in the Corps

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 Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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Aug 17, 2021

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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 Roguebook
00:12:09 Lords of Ragnorak, Skyrim
00:13:20 TSR (or whould that be WTF)
00:15:51 Arkham Horror LCG
00:20:15 D&D Rap album 
00:22:06 Who Goes There
00:49:47 Dune Imperium
01:03:10 Against the Darkmaster RPG
01:21:05 Questions

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)

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Aug 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

  • Alley Cat Games: Eternal Palace, Tinners Trail, Dice Theme Park, Tinderblox, Kittin, Paper Dungeon
  • Phalanx Games: Successors, Rocketmen, Bretwalda, Nanty Narking
  • Free League: Alien Colonial Marines Operations Manual, Mork Borg, Mutant Year Zero
  • Dream Big Games: Wardens of Wulvengrad
  • Red Rising
  • Boardgames the Boardgame The Card Game
  • Hachette Board Games: Iki, Daimyo, Oltree
  • Stuffed Fables; Oh Brother!
  • 20 Dreams
  • Journey to Borobudur

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)

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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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Jul 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, The Secret Cabal and Who Dares Rolls.

Games Mentioned

00:09:04 Teotihuacan: City of Gods
00:20:44 Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game
00:29:36 Waggle Dance
00:40:00 Neuroshima Hex
00:46:35 Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition
01:03:10 Mansions of Madness: Second Edition
01:13:50 Eldritch Horror
01:21:50 Tiny Towns
01:32:23 Alien: The Roleplaying Game
01:49:29 7 Wonders Duel

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 Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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Jun 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 https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/gallery/pictures-filming-begins-new-dungeons-20759657
00:13:11 Vaesen and Tales from the Loop
00:43:14 Forbidden Lands

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 Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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May 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 Mentioned

00:04:28 Steve finally solves the puzzle of the Board & Dice Children of Wyrmwood magic beans
00:07:46 Steve purchases Tainted Grail just to shut Andy up
00:16:45 Christian T Petersen has bought back the Fantasy Flight Gaming Centre
00:19:43 Werewolves of Miller's Hollow movie 
00:23:00 Theme Park Hospital launches on Kickstarter 
00:25:07 Relaunched Galaxy Trucker 
00:26:58 UK Games Expo is going ahead and you can buy tickets! 
00:30:45 Villagers: Shifting Seasons 
00:38:38 Unlock Star Wars
00:49:20 Shape Shark
00:53:22 Canvas
01:03:12 Iwari

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 Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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Apr 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 an airbrush
00:15:37 Aconyte Books - Arkham Horror Novels: Tales from the Crucible, Wrath of N'Kai and The Last Ritual
00:30:50 Astartes is now endorsed by Games Workshop Astartes
00:33:43 Coriolis on Bundle of Holding 
00:36:50 Ruins of Symbaroum and Warchief bring Auroboros: Coils of the Serpent to D&D 5E 
00:48:51 Questions from the mail bag

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)

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Mar 7, 2021

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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 PS5
00:05:05 Escape Tale: Children of Wyrmwood magic beans update
00:30:00 Bloodstone Kickstarter cancelled despite meeting its funding goal
00:13:39 Dragonlance books announced
00:15:17 Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) movie cast announced
00:18:02 Prison Architect board game from PSC
00:19:42 Stardew Valley board game (but we can't buy)
00:20:34 Elder Scroll Skyrim board game announced
00:21:37 Witcher board game announced
00:24:55 Achtung Cthulhu 2d20 version available for pre-order
00:25:37 Alien Fate of Nostromo
00:28:42 Fanatic5 announce Down Time Manager
00:30:21 Tabletop Scotland has been cancelled
00:31:19 Metal Gear Solid board game cancelled
00:33:21 Smallworld
00:45:36 EXIT
00:57:51 Tainted Grail

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)

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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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Feb 14, 2021

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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 have sent us magic beans (Escape Tales Children of Wyrmwood)
00:16:09 Symbaroum Starter Set
00:19:24 Root expansion
00:22:22 Rose Gauntlet Entertainment announced
00:25:12 Red Rising board game announced
00:28:30 UK Games Expo dates changed
00:30:16 Dune: House Secrets from Portal
00:33:42 Architects of the West Kingdom
00:47:05 Forbidden Lands

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 Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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Jan 24, 2021

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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 Twilight 2000
00:25:12 Impression
00:28:34 Northguard: Unchartered Lands
00:31:02 Dune: The RPG
00:36:13 Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual
00:43:05 Ankh
00:47:37 Agemonia
00:56:55 Listener choices

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)

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Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider

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Jan 2, 2021

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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: The Roleplaying Game Destroyer of Worlds
00:43:00 Tranquillity
00:47:27 Azul: Summer Pavilion
00:51:37 The Isle of Cats
00:56:35 Escape the Dark Sector
01:04:04 The most disappointing games
01:07:22 Listeners' favourite games of 2020
01:19:35 The Polyhedron Collider Game of 2020

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)

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