Posts by Chaz Marler

Today is the day! Quartz and Mythe have now been officially released, and are now available!

In Quartz, you belong to a group of dwarves who has just discovered a new mine on their land. Excited by the discovery, you decided to make a bet. Everyone will explore the mine for five days. At the end of each day you will sell in the city, the crystals you extracted during this day. At the end of the fifth day, the dwarf who earned the most money will become the only owner of the mine.
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In Mythe, the peaceful kingdom of Mythe has been unexpectedly raided by the evil red dragon and his monster companions! The red dragon has taken away the golden Sacred Cheese, the symbol of the kingdom’s prosperity and unity, and the fate of the kingdom is now in peril. The brave young heroes of Mythe must now set out on a desperate journey to the dragon’s castle and recover the Sacred Cheese!
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PGS PODCAST: Episode 1

Join the team at Passport Game Studios as they discuss board games that they’ve recently played and published.

This inaugural episode includes introductions, what we’ve recently been playing, a discussion on the “push your luck” game mechanism, and a question about mashing up two games that, at first, may not seem to go together.

Join us for this first episode, because Adventure Awaits!
Listen or download at:


Top 10 Games from Gen Con 2016

3 Wishes, the inaugural game from Passport partner Strawberry Studios, was included in Paste Magazine’s list of the 10 Best Games at Gen Con 2016! That’s one wish granted, two to go!

Read the article at:


Going to Gen Con? Then don’t forget to use Passport’s Gen Con Coupon of Unlimited Awesomeness!

It’s simple: get $5 off every $25 you spend at the Passport Game Studios booth at Gen Con.

Find our coupon in the Gen Con coupon book. Use it at our booth, #2533. Save big. Amaze your friends. Confuse your enemies.


Argentum’s “El Gaucho” Contest!
Attention, cattle barons! Argentum is having an El Gaucho contest and you are invited. Just answer several trivia questions for a chance of winning one of twelve copies of El Gaucho!

Enter the contest at:

el_gauchoIn El Gaucho, two to four players compete for the best cattle and the biggest herds to sell. Dice are rolled, gauchos are placed, cattle are snatched away under the noses of your competitors. Get the most value out of your cattle but be aware, lest your opponents snatch up a cattle tile you’ve been eyeing! Choosing the dice and using the Special Actions give you an edge in becoming the most successful cattle baron the Pampa has seen.

The twelve winners of Argentum’s contest will each receive a copy of the El Gaucho.

Good luck and keep on playing!

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Meet the designer!
The designer of 3 Wishes, Chris Castagnetto, will be at Passport Game Studios’ Gen Con booth, #2533, on Thursday & Friday from 10-11:30am, and Saturday from 12-1:30pm. Come learn the game from its designer!

Come see us at booth #2533 for fun, games, special appearances, and a few more surprises we have in store…

Ryan Skinner Joins Passport Game Studios!

Passport Game Studios, publishers of tabletop games, has hired Ryan Skinner as the company’s new Marketing Manager, responsible for branding, marketing and advertising our fun and exciting games!

Since 2014 Ryan has been the Sales Coordinator for Cryptozoic Entertainment, following several years as volunteer staff at events and conventions. At Cryptozoic, Ryan managed entertainment products, collector cards, and tabletop games as well. Prior to joining the industry Ryan spent 10 years in customer service & workforce management for T-Mobile USA.

Scott Morris, President of Passport Game Studios, is excited to have Ryan joining the team. “Ryan has a great perspective on the different markets that encapsulate the board game hobby and industry. I’m excited to have him bring his experience and outlook to the team to help us grow. He has a keen eye that will help Passport’s brand, and our partner’s brands whom we work with, grow to become more successful while bringing great games to consumer’s tables around the world!”

As Marketing Manager, Ryan will be working closely with our advertising partners as well as with our Community and Customer Service Manager, Chaz Marier, to ensure both the Passport brand, and our partner’s brands, are represented professionally and highlighted in the marketplace.

Ryan begins his role immediately and can be reached at for further questions or inquiries. In addition, Ryan will be attending Gen Con 2016, in Indianapolis with Passport Game Studios at Booth #2533.

Passport Game Studios is an independent board game publisher based in the Pacific Northwest. Since the company’s founding in 2012, Passport has partnered with a selection of hand-picked companies to publish over 30 English-language titles for gamers in North America and beyond. For more about Passport Game Studios, visit

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