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Wreck & Ruin, This War of Mine and reviewing board games

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>After a bit of a break the chaps from Polyhedron Collider return with a good old chat about board games. We go full …

Board Games

I received a mystery package in the mail...

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>The other day I received a mysterious package, and well, if it weren't for a couple of clues I would be pretty …

Magnetism

The Champion of the Wild Kickstarter Review

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>It's a board game review cliché to say "if you like this kind of game, you'll like this game". It's a tired and …

Batman: Arkham

Mansions of Madness Second Edition Review

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>I know there are a few people out there who believe that cardboard and technology should be kept completely …

Board Games

Runewars Miniatures Game Review

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>When reviewing miniatures games, one must consider the holy trinity of table top miniatures; the lore (or the …

Board Games

Anachrony, Tzolk'in and Labyrinth

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>After summer holiday season the Polyhedron Collider schedule has taken a hit, so here we are two weeks late with a …

How to Go On a Successful Crowdfunding Quest - by Todd Medema

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>Todd Medema from Expedition: The Roleplaying Card Game here. Polyhedron Collider was generous enough to review our …

Review Roundup

Over the years we have been sent a number of review copies of games that have slipped through the net. It’s an embarrassment, it's unprofessional, …

Board Games

Star Scrapper: Cave In Review

I have come to the realisation that the hallmark of a great game is one when you look at your options, mull over your choices and then let out a cry …

Movies

Century: Spice Road Review

It is said that the early bird catches the worm. However, I’m one of those weird folks who, whenever anyone mentions worms, I immediately think of …

Worms

Bärenpark Review

I will be perfectly honest, at first I passed on Bärenpark, a tile laying game where you build a zoo specifically for bears. I will admit that the …

Fantasy Flight Games

Burning Rome Kickstarter Review

I grew up a stone’s throw from the city of Chester, famous for being an ancient Roman city and having some of them oldest city walls in the country. …

Fantasy Flight Games

Brutal Kingdom Review

Reviewing games is largely a discussion of opinion. I can give you some objective facts about a game, but in the end the tone and final thoughts of …

List-Worthy

Talisman is Definitely Coming Back

One of the many casualties of the recent split between Games Workshop and Fantasy Flight Games was the famous (or should that be infamous?) fantasy …

Fantasy Flight Games

First Look: Nemesis

At the UK Games Expo we got to see something very special, it wasn’t something that was on a stand or something you could play. Instead it was an …

Gaming Conventions

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 28: A Game of Trains, Isle of Skye and Century: Spice Road

This week’s theme would appear to be the quicker lighter games in our collection. The boys all gush over A Game of Trains, play Isle of Skye while on …

Scotland

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 27: The Great UK Games Expo Caper Part 2

Jon is back! And so Steve and Andy regale him with some more exciting game we played at the UK Games Expo and talk about some 100% fresh board games …

Gaming Conventions

Housing Crisis Review

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p><b>Update:</b> We may have reviewed it almost 3 years ago, but housing crisis has made it onto Kickstarter - you can go …

Housing

UK Games Expo 2017: Batman the Boardgame

Batman!<br>Quite frankly there is part of me that wants to leave this preview as just one word and some photos, but that would be unprofessional of me …

Gaming Conventions

UK Games Expo 2017: Game On Tabletop Interview

At the UK Games Expo 2017, I spoke to Laura from Game On Tabletop about the France based crowd-funding platform and how it is launching its first …

Gaming Conventions

UK Games Expo: Dice Forge First Look

If I was to simply say Dice Forge is Dominion but with dice, this will not only convey the whole gist of Dice Forge, but also everything that may get …

Gaming Conventions

UK Games Expo 2017: Fallout Miniatures Games and Star Trek RPG

At the UK Games Expo 2017 Chris from Modiphius took us through all the new releases and upcoming releases including the Steven Spielberg 80’s movie …

Gaming Conventions

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 26: The Great UK Games Expo Caper Part 1

Suffering from the sleep deprivation that comes from the 3 days at the UK Games Expo, Andy and Steve try to download from their brain everything they …

Gaming Conventions

UK Games Expo 2017: Geeknson Interview

At the UK Games Expo 2017 I got to commanded a Viking long boat as I chatted with the guys from Geeknson all about their magnificent wood!<br>Read more »

Gaming Conventions

Lords of Hellas Kickstarter Interview

Anyone who has been on any form of board game social media may have noticed the new game from Awaken Realms involving loads of minis and some kind of …

Kickstarter

Listen to us guest on Gaming Rules - Podcast 46

Steve and Andy guest on Paul Grogan's Gaming Rules podcast where we talk about Star Wars Rebellion, Dark Souls, Anachrony and of course the upcoming …

Podcasting

Critters Below Kickstarter Review

You’re in a room. It is dark. You’ve been eaten by a Grue.<br>Ok, not that last bit, but two out of three isn’t bad. For those of you who may wear …

Light Bulbs

Realm Master Kickstarter Review

The more board games you play, the more you notice mechanics and concepts shared between various games. It’s actually one of those great things about …

Board Games

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 25: The UK Games Expo Preview

The UK Games Expo is the 2nd to 4th of June and it’s the biggest tabletop gaming convention in the UK. It will be three days full of board games, …

Gaming Conventions