Posts Tagged ‘Strategy’

Empires: Age of Discovery Review

Posted on February 5th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

It would appear that we at Polyhedron Collider are a shower of dirty liars and hypocrites. "What is the reason for this confession?" you may ask. It seems that we may have made the statement on an earlier podcast that “it’s not all about the …

Spirit Island Review

Posted on December 19th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Spirit Island review, we look at a strategy game in which you get to play as spirits attempting to prevent the colonization of your island!
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Too Many Bones Review

Posted on December 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Too Many Bones review, we take a look at a fantasy dice-building game in which you develop your characters and attempt to defeat evil tyrants!
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NZ Age of Sigmar Masters Tournament 2017 – Day 2

Posted on December 2nd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Coming to you live from Jim’s car on the long road back to the Tron, we give you the final day results for New Zealand’s first Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Masters Tournament!You can find the Day 1 results here.ROUND 4 – THREE PLACES OF POWER (GHB 2016)Jul…

NZ Age of Sigmar Masters Tournament 2017 – Day 2

Posted on December 2nd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Coming to you live from Jim’s car on the long road back to the Tron, we give you the final day results for New Zealand’s first Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Masters Tournament!You can find the Day 1 results here.ROUND 4 – THREE PLACES OF POWER (GHB 2016)Jul…

NZ Age of Sigmar Masters Tournament 2017 – Day 1

Posted on December 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Coming to you live from my keyboard in a seedy motel in Paraparaumu – Tim and Jim present the 2017 Masters Tournament Day One Results!You can find the list coverage in our last post. Please note that the match-ups changed a few times as some people wer…

NZ Age of Sigmar Masters Tournament 2017 – Day 1

Posted on December 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Coming to you live from my keyboard in a seedy motel in Paraparaumu – Tim and Jim present the 2017 Masters Tournament Day One Results!You can find the list coverage in our last post. Please note that the match-ups changed a few times as some people wer…

Shadespire – Playing Sepulchral Guard

Posted on November 4th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So we may have missed the boat with Halloween now being a few days behind us but this still seems a fine opportunity to shuffle […]

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Onirim (Second Edition) Review

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Onirim review, we take a look at a solo and two-player cooperative card game in which you play as Dreamwalkers attempting to escape a labyrinth.
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Jupiter Rescue Review

Posted on October 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Jupiter Rescue review, we look at a co-op strategy game from Twilight Creations in which you’re trying to save your colony from invading aliens.
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Dark Souls: The Board Game Review

Posted on September 20th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Dark Souls: The Board Game review, we take a look at a cooperative dungeon crawl based on the very popular video game series!
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NICON 2017 – Grand Alliance: Chaos List Overview

Posted on May 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

The final list overview post for NICON. This was hard work, but I hope it has proved useful. I will be doing the draw this week and emailing the participants. Over the weekend I will do some Facebook Live videos on the Age of Sigmar New Zealand Communi…

NICON 2017 – Grand Alliance: Destruction List Overview

Posted on May 28th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

The list analysis continues! See below for the Destruction lists for NICON 2017. Previous posts have looked at Order and Death.Grand Alliance: DestructionCarl T – Moonclan GrotsList DownloadThe GeneralGrot Warboss – this guy has a Giant Cave Squig side…

Settlers of Catan Strategy Tips: Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on March 28th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Settlers of Catan is commonly classified as a gateway game into modern boardgaming. For me, it truly was a gateway

Equinox 2017 Age of Sigmar – List Overview

Posted on March 14th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Welcome back to the blog, readers! I apologise again at my lack of blogs. Study continues, and there is a lot going on behind the scenes to get this year’s tournaments together. It’s been wonderful seeing the hobby grow over the past year, and the numb…

Undiscovered Power Lists: Archaon Rotbringer

Posted on December 13th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Welcome to the second part of our list-tech series, wherein I explore the dark apertures of a mind so insidious, even the Lords of Chaos can’t come up with lists as broken as his. I refer of course to the mystical augur we know only as ‘Jim’.Jim comes …

Undiscovered Power Lists: Order Draconis

Posted on December 4th, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Despite the simple core rules, Warhammer: Age of Sigmar is a deep and complex wargame, with most of the complexity found in the unit rules, or ‘warscrolls’. Metagame-defining combos are still being discovered, hidden in plain sight within (and between)…

Wellington Warhost 2016 – List Overview

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

New Zealand’s first 2,500 point tournament is coming up on November 12th and 13th. With 14 players, it is also going to be the best attended so far in our small but growing community of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar players.The army lists were released toda…

Agricola Strategy Tips: Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on September 16th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

Agricola can feel pretty daunting because farming should never be difficult, but the Middle Ages never makes anything easy. The

Call to Arms 2016 Warhammer: AOS Tournament Review

Posted on August 9th, 2016 under , , , , , . Posted by

A review of the results and general awesomeness of the Warhammer: Age of Sigmar event at the Wellington Warlord’s Call To Arms convention.We had 11 entrants and one ringer player, making it one of the biggest events at Call To Arms.Unfortunately my tou…

Call To Arms 2016 – Warhammer: AOS Army Lists

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 under , , , , , , . Posted by

The Wellington Warlord’s annual gaming event Call To Arms is this weekend, and they were kind enough to let us run Warhammer as one of the events on offer. We ended up with 11 entrants (plus one ringer player), and it has been great to meet with all th…

Warhammer: AOS Tips and Tricks for Tournament Players

Posted on July 31st, 2016 under , , , , , . Posted by

The new edition of Warhammer has had a great increase in event attendance around New Zealand in the last six months. For many of the entrants, this is has been their first tournament experience – and even their first ever games of Age of Sigmar!As some…

Five Tribes Review

Posted on September 26th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

There were a lot of great games released at Gen Con this year. Five Tribes, from Days of Wonder and Bruno Cathala, was one of the most talked about – and hardest to get.Now that the game has finally hit distribution, does it live up to all that hype?No…

Pathfinder session report – good to be playing again!

Posted on April 1st, 2011 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Image by Steve B Chamberlain via FlickrButt kicking – for goodness!Picking up our PFRPG campaign, Caedric and Falstoff dove bravely into a goblin infested crypt to rescue a kidnapped child…  My summoner’s ranged attacks were limited due to poor …