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Portal Games Announces New Games for 2020

Brand new spy game: Vienna Connection

In this exciting stand-alone game inspired by the game mechanics of Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game, you will take on the roles of CIA agents sent to Europe in 1977 during the Cold War to investigate a mysterious death of James Werner, an American citizen murdered in Vienna.

Vienna Connection

Solve new cases in Detective: Season One

In this new stand-alone game inspired by Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game you will find 3 stand-alone cases that can be played in around 90 minutes each. Each of the cases has a different setting and style. Due to a shorter playtime and simpler family-friendly rules, the cases are perfectly tailored for a mystery game night.

Detective: Season One

First case in the Signature Series of Detective: Dig Deeper written by Rob Daviau

This dripping with theme case will transport you into the American town in the 70-ties, where you will investigate the mystery of the death of a local politician.

Detective: Dig Deeper

2 new expansions for Empires of the North: Roman Banners & Barbarian Hordes

Empires of the North is getting even more new clans! Each expansion will introduce 2 new factions and their individual decks with unique abilities and game mechanics. All expansions combined with the base game will give you as many as 12 different factions to choose from.

Empires of the North: Roman Banners
Empires of the North: Barbarian Hordes

New meta-expansion for Imperial Settlers: Rise of the Empire

This new meta-expansion will ad a completely new layer to the game by introducing an open-world campaign setting. From game to game your empire will advance reaching new eras, goals, technologies, discoveries, and provinces. Imperial Settlers: Rise of the Empire expansion will include 220 new cards divided into 3 types: Provinces, Goals & Achievements, Technologies & Discoveries. Growing a civilization has never been so captivating!

Imperial Settlers: Rise of the Empire

Imperial Settlers: Roll & Write App

With the Roll & Write app, you will be able to play the game on your mobile when you’re on the go. Initially, the app will support solo play in which you will develop your own roll & write civilization to gather Victory Points and Stars that you will spend to gain access to more buildings improving your engine. The app will also introduce multiplayer mode at subsequent updates.

Imperial Settlers: Roll & Write App

New Kickstarter campaign for Robinson Crusoe: The Book of Adventures

In 2020 Portal Games will launch a new Kickstarter project – Robinson Crusoe: The Book of Adventures. The almanac will consist of new Robinson Crusoe scenarios ranked by their level of difficulty, complexity, and theme. The Book of Adventures will offer scenarios suited for every audience – for playing with children, for a fun family game, but also really heavy scenarios for experienced players.

Robinson Crusoe: The Book of Adventures

Portal Games Announces the Cry Havoc: Aftermath & Iron Gang US release!

Portal Games has announced that Cry Havoc: Aftermath and Iron Gang will be released December 13th.

Continuous fighting between four factions of Trogs, Pilgrims, Machines and Humans has made the extraction of precious crystals very difficult. Every side is in a desperate need of new tactics, skills and leaders. This is the point, where you come in and utilize those new additions to totally wreck your opponents. How will you use them, to achieve victory?

Cry Havoc: Aftermath features important additions including new structures, which allow new tactics. It also offers, new Universal Structures, new Faction Structures, new two-sided Leader Boards, and new Scoring Events.

The Cry Havoc: Aftermath is a game expansion for 2-4 players ages 10+ and should be able to be played in 90-120 minutes.


Iron Gang is the new force in the Neuroshima HEX! 3.0 universe, which will make you run for your lives. But there is nowhere to run, when the army has the features such as ranged net, ranged medic, and ranged chain attack, that can be activated out of combat.

Games take 30 minutes for 2-4 players ages 10 and up.

Portal Games Reveals Their 2018 Games

Alien Artifacts: Discovery

With Alien Artifacts official released, one may think – isn’t it too early for an expansion? Well… no. The core game was received extremely well and to survive, we must expand. We would like you to discover (see what we did there) the very first expansion for Alien Artifacts 4X engine building card game – Discovery.

Alien Artifacts: Discovery moves forward the storyline of the universe and introduces a new type of cards – Alien Resources. It adds the total of 50 cards to the core game!

First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet

The game hits the streets! Or rather we have a lift-off! The English version of the First Martians was released last month in the USA, and it is officially released in Europe. The most anticipated game in Portal Games history, based on the great adventure engine known from Robinson Crusoe, is finally here! And we have plans to support this game for the years to come:

▪ Early Launch Kits with Demo Copies through a Retailer Support Program
▪ First Martians rules Almanac in PDF form
▪ 7th stand-alone Removal mission release
▪ Updates for the First Martians Companion app, including:
▪ Community created content
▪ New features
▪ Tutorial mission

But wait! There is more! Portal Games also plan to release a new Epidemia mission and prepare a First Martians In-Store event Kit for 2018!

Halloween event

Just around the corner Portal Games are planning a two days Halloween event, with special, spooky edition of the Probe on the Loose mission! There will be tons of spooky surprises waiting for you, while chasing that probe!

Make sure you plan a gaming session next week and please use the #HalloweenInSpace hashtag, when you post about it!

Last but not least Portal Games would like to introduce a new mini-expansion for the First Martians – a set of extra ROI tiles! Available in their shop now!

Robinson Crusoe: The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z is a second big expansion for the Robinson Crusoe bestselling Adventure game! Like its predecessor, Voyage of the Beagle, this expansion follows another great explorer, Lieutenant Colonel Percy Fawcett. His expedition went deep into the Amazon rainforest in the search for a hidden civilization, the mythical Lost City of Z.

Robinson Crusoe: The Lost City of Z introduces new mechanism of Horror and Sanity into the game! Discover new characters, beasts and Mystery deck cards! The expansion will include 5 missions forming a long and epic campaign!

Robinson Crusoe Companion app!

Bet you didn’t expect that! We are going a little bit digital with the Robinson Crusoe franchise. Abandon your hope, if you think the game would get easier – it will certainly get more interesting. Portal Games will introduce new events and adventures. The app will allow you to choose a theme for each scenario.

Herb Garden & Pen promo!

There are many great mini-expansions for Robinson Crusoe. Here is another one – Herb Garden and Pen. It’s available in their shop now!

Imperial Settlers: We Didn’t Start The Fire

Imperial Settlers: We Didn’t Start The Fire is the third Empire Pack for Imperial Settlers engine building card game. Join your favourite factions, best your opponents and expand your empire!

The expansion offers new cards, increasing replayability and much more! More details soon!

Diplomacy promo!

This awesome Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island mini-expansion includes Herb Garden, which can help you heal and Pen, where you can breed animals to gain food!

Available in the shop now!

Neuroshima HEX: Iron Gang Hexpuzzles Pack

Iron Gang Hexpuzzle Pack is an expansion for Neuroshima HEX! 3.0, that introduces new clever puzzles to solve on your hex board. It’s a perfect way to play some HEX on your own, or challenge your friends!

It includes a bonus army tile for Iron Gang Army. More details soon!

Monolith Arena – new Portal Games title!

Monolith Arena is a fantasy battleground boardgame, designed by Michał Oracz, creator of the bestselling Neuroshima HEX games.

Wage war against you opponents on a hexagonal board. Prepare your armies to face off on the battlefield and surprise your enemy with your choice of special abilities!

The game will include five factions, with unique abilities and units! Monolith Arena will also have an amazing production value, with literal monoliths standing tall over the battlefield.

Monolith Arena
Time: 30-45 min.
Players: 2-4
Age: 10+

Detective: A Modern Crime Boardgame

Detective is a modern crime boardgame, designed by Przemysław Rymer and Ignacy Trzewiczek. A game, that truly tell stories, inspired by true events. Use every tool at your disposal to solve crimes – consult the Internet, check the facts and constantly learn new clues. You are not playing a detective, you are a detective!

The game includes 5 scenarios for players to solve and a high quality components.

Detective: A Modern Crime Boardgame
Time: 90+ min.
Players: 1-4
Age: 14+