10:00 a.m. EST

Grand opening and announcements!

Ignacy Trzewiczek opens the convention and shares with fans a few exciting new announcements about the upcoming products from Portal Games.

11:00 a.m. EST

Die on a desert island with Ignacy!

Ignacy Trzewiczek, the designer of Robinson Crusoe is going to play the King Kong scenario and fans will watch him die miserably!

1:00 p.m. EST


Our super talented illustrator will draw funny pictures somehow related to popular board games and you – our fans will have a chance to guess the title of the game during this live stream and have a chance to win prizes!

2:00 p.m. EST

Top 10 Stories and anecdotes from designing Detective

Ignacy Trzewiczek, co-designer of Detective will share his top stories and anecdotes from designing this amazing board game.

3:00 p.m. EST

Joanna Kijanka plays Troglodytes

Portal Games developer and in-house designer, Joanna Kijanka will run a live-streamed game of Troglodytes, a brand new faction for Neuroshima Hex that will release in September! Watch the new faction for the first time shown to the public!

4:00 p.m. EST

Portal Marathon, all games discussed!

A casual chat about older Portal Games releases with anecdotes and behind the scene stories about the development of these games. Join our friends and fans for a great story and hear all the anecdotes dedicated to our older titles like Crazy Karts, Rattle Battle Grab the Loot or Theseus!

6:00 p.m. EST

Wits & Wagers Portal edition!

Wits & Wagers game with insane special questions about Portal Games! A game show like no other! Watch 6 of our volunteers being challenged in the game of Wits & Wagers with silly, crazy questions about Portal Games. We promise you – it’s gonna be one of the funniest game shows you’ve seen!

8:00 p.m. EST

Special Guests of Portalcon!

Luke Otfinowski invites industry people, publishers, designers, and more and lets you interview them! You ask questions on chat, they answer!

9:00 p.m. EST

Rise of the Empire gameplay and discussion

Live gameplay of the new expansion for Imperial Settlers that releases one week after Portalcon! Watch the new product and ask us questions about it!


10:00 a.m. EST

Breakfast with Portal and tour around the HQ!

Energetic beginning of the second day of the con, chillout with fans, discussion with chat, and a super-exclusive tour around the Portal Games HQ!

11:00 a.m. EST

Ignacy challanges Joanna!

Ignacy Trzewiczek tries to win against Joanna Kijanka playing Empires of the North. Co-designers of the game compete against each other!

12:00 a.m. EST

Presentation of the world of Neuroshima

For years we have been telling you that there are no plans to translate Neuroshima RPG into English. We know how many of you love 51st State and Neuroshima Hex so here it is – the one and only – a seminar that presents the world of Neuroshima in more detail to give you a rich background about the universe of these games.

1:00 p.m. EST

Learn Robinson Crusoe with Don!

Tutorial for Robinson Crusoe. Sit with Don, our amazing friend, and volunteer who was with us on so many conventions teaching you our games and learn how to play Robinson Crusoe. It’s a great opportunity to slowly learn how to play, ask questions in the chat, and finally be ready to play this legendary game!

2:00 p.m. EST

Detective line explained

Luke Otfinowski, Director of Operations for Portal Games US will do a great presentation of each of the expansions for Detective, as well as upcoming ones, including some behind the scene stories about developing and translating these cases!

3:00 p.m. EST

Charity Roast auction!

We gather funds for charity auctioning games and trash-talking them for your enjoyment! This is probably the most insane and crazy event of the whole convention. We will auction, and you will bid, games you never heard of, the games that you wish you never heard of and the whole point of this auction is to get funds for a good cause! Be with us! We promise you a ton of laughs!

4:00 p.m. EST

Barbarian Hordes gameplay

The live gameplay of the new faction for Empires of the North – Paul, and David from our Twitch channel will run a demo game of Empires of the North with two new decks. Barbarian Hordes releases in August but you can see them in action already at Portalcon!

5:00 p.m. EST

Portal Games contest!

Tony and Marty from Rolling Dice & Taking Names podcast invite you for a contest and check your knowledge about Portal Games! We have 50 questions for you and we have prizes! Please, join us!

6:00 p.m. EST

Monolith Arena Gameplay

Live Monolith Arena – join our team playing Monolith Arena! Learn rules, discover new factions, ask questions! Have fun!

7:00 p.m. EST

Portal Games Stand Up

Ignacy talks History of Portal Games in a funny way. This is most likely the only board game stand up in the industry so you don’t want to miss it. Listen to the most ridiculous and silly stories from the history of Portal Games!

8:00 p.m. EST

Q&A with Portal US and Portal Games Twitch Team

The end of the con, causal chillout with fans and a huge thank you for being with us!