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Halloween is coming. Bog witches are taking out their cauldrons. Skeletons are digging their way out of the graves. Necromancers are rising zombies in preparation. And Portal…? We do what we do best. We bring you new, Halloween themed board for IS: Roll & Write. Check it out and tell
2007 The optimism. The belief it is our life-changing chance. It’s the year of Neuroshima Hex English release. It’s also us almost get killed in the car accident on the way to Essen. It’s us signing our first license with an American publisher, Z-Man Games. It’s me having terrible flu
It’s impossible. It literally cannot be done. There is no way I can sell you the full scope of colors, depth, and history of this project. I spent more than a year designing the base game of Stronghold, and then another few months designing Undead variant. The game was out
Nanurjuk clan is a clan of travelers. They live like nomads, constantly on the road, always searching for new lands to settle. Mechanics of this deck are based on the appropriate use of Field cards, which will have to be discarded sometimes! Nanurjuk discovers the Fields, gathers their resources, and
During the works on Inuit clans, we took two different paths. Panuk clan aims for a steady development of their lands, while Nanurjuk exploits newly explored grounds to eventually abandon them and use other terrains. Panuk clan is the closest to standard Settlers; this clan is based on gaining points
Are you going to Essen Spiel? Portal Games is looking for enthusiastic gamers to help our team demo the newest games: Empires of the North and Prêt-à-Porter at this year’s convention. As a Portal Games team member, you’ll get the unique chance to meet us and talk to Ignacy Trzewiczek.
Pots full of gold, savings under the pillow, in the garden, and the bank of course! Clan Mackinnon has been all about gold and wealth from the start. In the first versions of the deck, there were more restrictions concerning how banks work, but with every test, we simplified them
Scottish clans decks have interesting beginnings. At first, Ignacy wanted rich Scotts sitting on the piles of gold and that’s how the clan of bankers was created. However, during the playtests, we already got an idea for the next fraction! We dressed them in tartan skirts and that’s how the
As Portal Games is celebrating one year anniversary of releasing its massive hit Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game it is publishing a bonus crime case “Natural Causes”. It will be available completely free of charge on the Portal Games website starting from September 23rd. Professor Calvin Higgs is found
Heidel’s men cannot be mistaken with any other. Redheaded, swaying from side to side, always carrying a mandatory drinking horn. After having work done it is often difficult for them to get out of bed. We pictured this with the mechanics of Assigning – the player spends one of his