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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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Sep 19, 2022

Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content

Full to the brim with haggis and Irn Bru, the boys return from their adventures North of the Wall. Sid and Andy recount their gaming at Tabletop Scotland, while Rory takes us through current Kickstart Rise and Fall. We then dip into the mailbag to answer questions about long games and our biggest gaming regrets.

Games Mentioned

00:10:07 Midhalla from Fyrnwest Games
00:22:03 Stomrlight Miniatures
00:30:25 Planetarium
00:34:45 Rise and Fall

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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Aug 21, 2022

Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content

For some reason, the boys from PHC always struggle to get an episode together over the summer months. Never fear good listener, because we are back with a fresh batch of board game related chat. In this episode we go walking in Parks, appreciate art in The Gallerists and get annoyed at small card game Scout. We also go through our shelves of shame.

Games Mentioned

00:07:10 D&D Movie Trailer
00:12:58 Award winners all round
00:15:18 Gen Con
00:19:30 Warmachine mk4
00:23:23 Warcrow
00:25:03 Parks
00:33:54 Scout and Nom
00:47:56 The Gallerist
01:04:30 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)

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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Jul 9, 2022

Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content

We are back to normality (well as much as we can be normal) with our latest episode of podcasting nonsense. In this episode we get all aboard on the Isle of Trains, build a space base in Moon and  scrawl through underground lairs in Paper Dungeons. We then delve into the mailbag and discuss desert island games, organising a gaming group, and fantasy RPG systems.

Games Mentioned

00:26:51 Isle of Trains: All Aboard
00:36:21 Moon
00:49:18 Paper Dungeons: A Dungeon Scrawler Game

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 24, 2022

Its the much anticipated part 2 of our UK Games Expo 2022 debrief.  We visit the moon in First Rat and Moon, vie for control in Old King's Crown, print up some books in Gutenberg, and fight over our Dinner in Paris.

Games Mentioned

00:04:18 First Rat
00:15:02 Shadows of the Sun
00:18:56 Old King's Crown
00:26:15 Gutenberg
00:33:00 Dinner in Paris
00:43:21 Atiwa
00:48:44 Moon
00:55:44 Cerberus Miniatures
01:00:26 Questions from the mailbag

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 19, 2022

We're back from a rather excellent UK Games Expo 2022 and we saw so many games that we've recorded two episodes packed to the rafters with board games, RPGs and shiny miniatures. Here is Part 1, where we chat about Korean fried chicken, getting old, and of course, lots and lots of games!

Games Mentioned

00:15:57 Crescent Moon
00:24:26 Autobahn
00:27:54 Terracotta Army & Power Core: Call of Cthulhu
00:32:59 Akropolis
00:41:44 Rise & Fall
00:46:17 Bretwalda
00:53:17 Pocket Detective: Season 1
01:00:38 The Detective Society
01:06:20 Amulet of Thrayax
01:13:21 Starship Captains

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 22, 2022

The UK Games Expo is just around the corner, so the boys from PHC take a look at the publishers, events, and most importantly games that are going to be at the show.

https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/

Games Mentioned

00:08:21 Waggledance and Termite Towers
00:10:47 Honeybadger Games
00:15:13 Lucky Duck games, Sherlock Detective and Pocket Detective 
00:19:02 Amelia’s Secret 
00:19:45 Dice Theme Park
00:26:30 Turing
00:28:45 Flick Fleet
00:30:55 Syrinscape
00:36:35 Dinner in Paris: Battle of the Chefs
00:42:43 Board and Dice - Founders of Teotihuacan and  
Terracotta Army 
00:46:55 Moon
00:51:22 Wardens of Wulvengrad
00:53:40 Free League Ruins of Symbaroum
00:57:02 Dune Adventures in the Imperium Agents of Dune
00:59:40 Batman: Everybody Lies and Gutenburg
01:03:05 Bretwalda
01:05:19 Burncycle
01:09:20 Oltréé
01:01:06 Crescent Moon
01:12:00 Cerberus Studios

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 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 Wayfares of the South Tigris
00:32:55 Magnate
00:35:45 The Reckoners
00:48:17 Above and Below
01:02:25 Stormweavers

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 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 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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Mar 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 P'achakuna
00:51:50 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)

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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Feb 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 Age of Atlantis
00:55:15 So you’ve been eaten
01:00:57 Rivers of London RPG
01:07:58 Chronos Builder

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 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 Choice
00:17:24 The Year's Disappointments
00:22:27 Roll Player
00:25:23 The Initiative
00:31:22 Dwellings of Eldervale
00:34:49 Unfathomable
00:42:47 Hadrian's Wall
00:47:55 Who Goes There?
00:58:16 Tinners' Trail
01:02:22 Coriolis
01:09:22 Tainted Grail
01:12:47 Ankh
01:18:22 Oath
01:24:27 Tawantinsuyu
01:30:45 Game of the Year 2021

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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