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Gloom of Kilforth, Dice Forge and Star Trek RPG

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>The Polyhedron Collider Crew return, with another slice of board gaming chat interspersed by rabbit holes and …

RPGs

InBetween Review

I can firmly say that I am a massive fan of Stranger Things, the Netflix television series that mixed 80s movies, Dungeons & Dragons and a smidgeon …

Dungeons and Dragons

Clans of Caledonia Review

Whenever I visited my gran’s house, she always had a ropey old tea towel in her kitchen, presumably from around the time when Robert the Bruce was a …

Board Games

Monster Lands Kickstarter Review

Monster Lands is a bit of a tease. Its cartoon artwork and cutesy graphic design are nothing but a honey trap, luring you in with the promise of a …

Kickstarter

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 32: Clans of Caledonia, Monster Lands, Inbetween and our Essen

It’s time to get excited about Essen Spiel and so the boys try and keep it clean and family friendly. Unfortunately, a request for Polyhedron …

TV

Review Roundup 2

There are a lot of board games out there and, unfortunately, not all of them are good. While we here at Polyhedron Collider try and write …

Board Games

Wreck and Ruin Kickstarter Review

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>Oh what a day! Oh what a lovely day, when a brand spanking new Kickstarter prototype arrives at my door. And it's …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 30: Anachrony, Tzolk'in and Labyrinth

After summer holiday season the Polyhedron Collider schedule has taken a hit, so here we are two weeks late with a bumper podcast full of chat about …

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

Todd Medema from Expedition: The Roleplaying Card Game here. Polyhedron Collider was generous enough to review our first game’s Kickstarter launch, …

Dungeons and Dragons

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, …

Game Development

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 …

Evolution

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 …

Board 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. …

Board 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 …

Brutal

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 …

Board Games

UK Games Expo 2017: Game On Tabletop Interview

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>At the UK Games Expo 2017, I spoke to Laura from Game On Tabletop about the France based crowd-funding platform and …

Gaming Conventions

UK Games Expo: Dice Forge First Look

posted by Steven Tudor No Comments<p>If I was to simply say Dice Forge is Dominion but with dice, this will not only convey the whole gist of Dice …

Board Games

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