BLOG: I play-tested it more than 100 times

‘I play-tested it more than 100 times’. No, you probably didn’t. You played it 100 times, but playing is not play-testing. Shall we begin? *** I receive many emails from young designers and see the same phrase everywhere. ‘I play-tested it more than 100 times.’ This is a sentence I

Origins Game Fair Vlogs

Origins Game Fair is one of the biggest board game conventions there are. It was held between 14 and 16 June 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. Full five days of gaming! We couldn’t miss such an opportunity, so we went there with our Portal Games booth to play games and spread

Portal Games Informant #12

Hi there! New Portal Games Informant is here! Watch side by side comparison of two great conventions: UK Games Expo in Birmingham vs PionekCon in Zabrze, Poland. Who played it better? You decide.

Welcome to PORTAL GAMES

We are bookworms. Movie maniacs. Story addicts. We grew up reading Tolkien, Howard, Herbert, Dick, Lem… We were watching Willow, Blade Runner, Never Ending Story, Robin Hood…

And yet, we don’t write books… we don’t make movies. We don’t make those things, because we make games. We make games that tell stories.

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