A Story From Gen Con

After Gen Con, Ignacy personally thanked each volunteer that helped us run demos in the event hall. Jessica was one of those volunteers and responded with this awesome story (shared with her permission.) Thanks Jessica!   Hello Ignacy! Thanks for offering the opportunity for volunteers to lead a demo. I

Portal at Gen Con 2015

WOW! That’s it, I could probably end the article there. That is a one word summary of how our Gen Con went. I hope you had just as much fun as we did! After a week full of crazy mishaps which lead to some last-minute saves, we were all set

Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot – Contents

We messed up. No other way to word it. When you look at the contents listed in your rules booklet, you’ll notice that the counts are wrong on the components. What your rulebook says: Loot tokens: 11 Spices 18 Rum green 16 Fabrics 11 Valuables Mini Expansion – 1st Loot

You Chose Your Crew! – Winners

I asked you to pick your crew, and wow did you deliver! We had a huge response to this contest and I couldn’t pick any one winner. So, I picked 3! Well… actually… random.org picked three. If you find your entry below, you are a winner! Please email me at

Choose Your Crew – A contest

Last week, I announced a new contest on #PortalatNight. If you aren’t on the Twitter, Portal at Night is what happens when I, Chevee, take over Ignacy’s twitter feed after he’s gone to sleep. We talk about games and stuff and I answer questions… sometimes I may even give away

Board games That Tell Stories!

Today we posted first article in Game Designer Journal series dedicated to Rattle, Battle. For the couple of upcoming Wednesday’s you will learn about developing our new pirate game! Everything began in Lviv, Sping 2013… Enjoy this read!

We made it!

10th episode of Board Games Insider is here! Stephen brags about 504, I brag about my KS and we both explain why we choose reliable manufacturer over cheap manufacturer! Enjoy!

John Gets Games Reviews Legacy

Thanks to John for this excellent review of Legacy. If you’ve been waiting to pick it up, watch the video. He does a great job of explaining it and telling you why he likes it. “The theme is integrated incredibly well into the game’s already solid mechanics.”

Pre-orders for Gen con!

We posted galleries for our new releases, so you know if they look cool. We posted rulebooks for our new releases, so you know if they sounds fun. We run crazy amount of demos at Origins so you can watch these games in action and we also run crazy amount

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.