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Holiday gift

This week we would like to celebrate an upcoming Holiday season with you. Every year our team prepares a small surprise for the fans of our games. This time we would like to manifest positive energy, inclusiveness, and respect to all the people. Our Holiday gift is a set of

David Gemmel and Stronghold

In 2009 we released the game Stronghold. It is an epic siege game about two forces in the dreadful clash! The inspiration for the game was an amazing fantasy novel Legend written by David Gemmel. Today, as we celebrate #BoardGamesThatTellStories week we are sharing with you a short story that

The books that inspired Robinson Crusoe!

When preparing to design Robinson Crusoe, I read many books of this genre. I say genre because there is a world of novels about castaways who must survive in the most dreadful situations. Daniel’s Defoe Robinson Crusoe is by far the most famous, and it gave the title to the

5 tips to win in Detective

Detective is a game of hidden clues and deception. As you are playing, you are constantly confronted with a flow of information, sometimes lies, sometimes red herrings, sometimes valuable and important pieces of the plot. Without proper training, you, Detectives, may fail. But worry not. You just joined our special

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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