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 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

ARTICLE: Stronghold 2nd Edition Rules and FAQ

In conjunction with Rodney Smith at Watch It Played, we have put together an excellent F.A.Q. for Stronghold. Also, while answering Rodney’s awesome questions, we found two errors in the rulebook. After conferring with Ignacy, it was determined that we just couldn’t leave the errors alone. We had to fix

ARTICLE: Exploration in Imperial Settlers

A few months back, we released a tiny expansion for Imperial Settlers: Exploration Tiles. They were a hit as soon as they were announced, but as we learned at BGG.Con, many of you haven’t even heard of them! Exploration tiles are a simple addition that give a bonus to passing

ANNOUNCEMENT: New Promos In the Store!

Today, we bring you two small expansions in our webstore! One for Imperial Settlers, one for Robinson Crusoe! Get yours now! Imperial Settlers – Storage Tiles Two new tiles that keep some resources between rounds. These two tiles help every player each round get a few more resources. Workers from

ANNOUNCEMENT: Portal Games Announces My Happy Farm

Portal Games announces My Happy Farm A new English language edition of the award winning game from Mysterium designers Oleksandr Nevskiy and Oleg Sidorenko. Gliwice, Poland – November 23rd, 2015. Today, Portal Games announced My Happy Farm, the award winning game from the same design team that brought you Mysterium.


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.