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12 years of Essen

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

Stronghold Undead is here.

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

Join our Essen Demo Team!

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.

Play Kennerspiel des Jahres nominee for free!

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


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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