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Throwback Thursday #02

Next throwback Thursday is here, with a little bit nostalgic stories about Portal Games past. Ignacy has some memories about one of first Portal Games game. Please consider subscribing to our YT Channel Here: – you don’t want to miss next videos!

First Martians App is being updated to version 1.05

First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet is being updated to version 1.05 on all platforms! We have fixed some bugs, make small improvements, added a little bit of content and made some minor text fixes. Newest versions are available here: Google Play (Android) – App Store (iOS) –

BLOG: The one about waves of play-testers

I have this provocative statement that designer should never listen to playtesters and that playtesters have no idea what they are talkin’ about. Every designer panel I run, I always say: ‘Ignore them. Just don’t listen. They have no clue.’ It’s provocation statement of course, but there is a seed

First Martians BGG FAQ v0.1

We have read all your comments and questions about First Martians on Board Game Geek forums. We have answers for you and anyone, who might have any questions in the future. Behold: First Martians Board Game Geek Frequently Asked Questions, version 0.1 – click to download PDF. Future updates may

July 22, 2017 Livestream with Ignacy

This Saturday (22 July 2017) 4pm CET / 10am EST we’ll do YouTube live stream on our channel for you to talk about First Martians! If you have any questions, we will be there for you! Link to our YouTube channel: Please consider subscribing, so you would never miss

Throwback Thursday #01

You guys! We have awesome new series on our YouTube channel! Throwback Thursday is here, with a little bit nostalgic stories about Portal Games past. Watch Ignacy every Thursday, as he tells you, how it all began. And tell us, what you think about this new video format! Please consider

GenCon 2017 & Portal Games special offer

UPDATE: Special Offer has ended and is no longer available!   As we are gearing up for a weekend of awesomeness on GenCon in Indianapolis (August 17-20, 2017), we have special offer for Robinson Crusoe and First Martians. You can order them and then receive them at the convention with


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.