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REVIEW: Cry Havoc – Board Game Quest

Check out this excellent, comprehensive review from Tony at Board Game Quest. Click the Logo! “So I asked the question at the start if I still feel the same about Cry Havoc after the Gen Con shine has won off. And the answer is definitely a resounding yes! I’ve immensely

ARTICLE: What Does An Editor Do?

In the last #askboardgames show I asked you, guys, for some new topics for the BttS articles. The today’s one has been suggested by Ben Nicholson. “Rulebook Editing with Paul Grogan.” Sounds like an adventure? Oh yes, it was! *** This Fall Portal Games is releasing a new edition of

ARTICLE: The Opposite

In 2011, Castles of Burgundy, Trajan, Ora et Labora, and Kingdom Builder were released. With Agricola and La Havre released in previous years, we had eurogames stronger than ever. Me? I did the opposite. I started a little blog called Board Games That Tell Stories and I started to work

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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