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RULES: Crazy Karts Rulebook!

It’s finally time to show you the cogs and gears of our upcoming game, Crazy Karts! Hopefully you checked all of Ignacy’s posts on Twitter and Snapchat last week of people having fun with the game at the Gathering of Friends. Well, today, we pull off the covers and share

ARTICLE: It’s a Mystery

The 51st State campaign is going great, so today, we take a step back in time and check out one of Ignacy’s older articles. This one is all about designing the New Era expansion for 51st State and it applies to the Master Set as well… because it’s included! Good

ANNOUNCEMENT: 3 Is A Magic Number

Portal Games announces 3 Is A Magic Number The next Empire Pack expansion in the Imperial Settlers line. Gliwice, Poland – April 4, 2016. Today, Portal Games announced 3 Is A Magic Number, the next expansion for the award winning Imperial Settlers. Imperial Settlers: 3 is a magic Number is

ANNOUNCEMENT: Portal Games Announces Crazy Carts

Portal Games Announces Crazy Carts An exciting, team-based racing game from designer Charles-Amir Perret. Gliwice, Poland – March 16, 2016. Today, Portal Games announced Crazy Karts from designer Charles-Amir Perret. Crazy Karts is a fast-paced racing game for teams of two in which each player controls specific actions of their

BLOG: They Deserve Better!

I am a huge fan of children‘s games. I have a big collection of board games for kids and even though my own kids got older and they won’t play with me anymore, I still keep these kids games in my collection. I won’t get rid of them. I will play with my grandchildren, right?! There are some real gems among

ARTICLE: 51st State – New Stretch Goals!

Holy cow you guys! You’ve crushed our planned stretch goals already! We assumed that you would like our little “campaign” but we weren’t sure just HOW much you would! This is awesome! We’ve crashed through all the stretch goals we had planned (and hoped!) for and now, we have three

ARTICLE: Spotlight on – My Happy Farm

At the start of a game of My Happy Farm, your animals are sad. They are hungry! You need to plant crops, harvest them, and then feed your livestock. This makes your animals happy, and happy animals will win you the game! My Happy Farm is a game of planning. Each

RULES: 51st State – Master Set

It is time! Today, we share with you the NOT FINAL rules for the 51st State Master Set. Why isn’t this final? Because we want to hear from you! We have been much more pro-active with the editing and proofing of these rules, and now we want to engage you,

ARTICLE: From His Perspective…

Ignacy was recently interviewed by the Polish boardgaming website turlnij.pl so we thought we’d share. Enjoy!   From his perspective… an interview with Ignacy Trzewiczek During this year’s Portalkon, the Portal Games’ crew, headed by Ignacy Trzewiczek, announced a very ambitious release schedule. Listed among numerous well-known board games was the

ARTICLE: Outsmart Your Opponent

New edition of Stronghold hit retail in the U.S. just this week. As you probably heard it has amazing components, polished rules, and is much quicker – no glory board, Invader troops already on the map, all those small changes that speed up the game.   Among many changes in

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.