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ARTICLE: Board Games as Art by Phil Eklund

Today I have a pleasure to welcome here Phil Eklund, one of the most prolific designers, famous for his ambitious games that not only have interesting mechanisms, but come with a stunning amount of scientific research. I personally met Phil a few years ago at the convention in Bremen, Germany

Portal Games 2018 in review

The year 2018 was a rollercoaster for us. With the release of Detective, we had one of the biggest successes in the history of Portal Games. With the series of very unfortunate mistakes in our productions for the Polish market, we had a terrible year that will hunt us for

New Crystals for Cry Havoc promo

Golden Geek Most Innovative Board Game Nominee, Golden Geek Best Thematic Board Game Nominee, Golden Geek Best Strategy Board Game Nominee… One of the hottest games of 2016. #CryHavoc. One year Gen con hit. Another year, old story, huh? I could talk long about that. How does the cult of

Carved Pawns Promo

I don’t exactly know how it happened. Did the manufacturer come with this idea and send us a sample or it was my employee Greg who asked them to prepare it for us. I don’t know. What’s important, one day I found a pawn for Robinson on my desk. Man,

Alien Base Promo

The idea for Alien Base promo came to me very naturally. It’s sf setting, and that immediately brings Death Star into the picture. The huge construction, a mysterious technological flagship that threatens good guys. In the Alien Artifacts, we are good guys. Alien Base is a set of 4 double-sided

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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