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Passport Game Studios Forges New Partnership with Rule & Make

Passport Game Studios partners with Rule & Make
Several new games entering worldwide distribution via Passport Game Studios

Everett, WA; Queensland, Australia – May 1st, 2017. Passport Game Studios announced today that they have signed a distribution partnership with Australian publishing house Rule & Make to bring a variety of new games to their worldwide catalog beginning at Gen Con 50 in August, 2017.

Passport has a long history of forging partnerships with international publishers as to bring high quality games not only to the U.S., but to worldwide markets. The team at Rule & Make have several published games since their founding in 2013, many of which will now be carried by Passport including Skyward: The Airborne City, Entropy: Worlds Collide, Smiths of Winterforge, Robots & Rockets, Tavern Fame, and more to be announced.

Scott Morris, President of Passport Game Studios is very excited about the opportunities this partnership brings to both Passport and Rule & Make.  “There’s a lot of opportunity in the worldwide market for board games and adding a partner like Rule & Make is a great fit for both our companies.  Alistair and Allen have a great eye for beautiful and fun games that we feel will be very successful with the broader distribution Passport offers our partners worldwide.  Skyward will be our first release with Rule & Make and it should help make Gen Con even more memorable than we’ve already planned for the 50th anniversary this year.”

Rule & Make co-founder Alistair Kearney adds, “We’re really excited to partner with Passport Games Studios to bring Rule & Make’s catalogue of games to a worldwide audience. Passport Games Studios have a proven track record of partnering with publishers that share the same philosophy for fun, engagement, and beautifully designed board games. We look forward to being able to introduce new gamers all over the world to our growing range of titles. We’re proud of the quality of the games and accessories we can offer now, but we are equally excited about our forthcoming titles over the next 12 months!

You can learn more about Rule & Make’s games coming to Passport at BoardgameGeek.com:

Skyward: The Airborne City
Entropy: Worlds Colide
Smiths of Winterforge
Robots and Rockets
Tavern Fame


About Passport Game Studios
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. Passport’s mission: To provide the best tabletop games in the world, to the gamers who love to play them.

About Rule & Make
Founded in 2013, Rule & Make has established itself as one of the most prominent board game publishers and tabletop accessory providers in Australia. With six published games to date – including the Dice Tower Seal of Excellence winning Burger Up, the Freeplay award-winning Rise to Power plus four new titles releasing in 2017, and additional titles in active development, the company’s product base and creative IP is expanding rapidly. Rule & Make aims to produce games that are engaging, fun, and make players feel clever through an innovative use of narrative and game mechanics.

Matsuri Minis coming July 2017

Fans of Tokaido rejoice! An all new set of miniature travelers are headed your way in the Matsuri Miniatures accessory pack.

First introduced in the Deluxe Edition of Tokaido, plastic miniatures of the game’s characters help bring the experience of travelling the East sea road to life. In this new accessory pack, 16 never before offered miniatures are included featuring all the travelers from the original Tokaido Matsuri expansion pack.

Fitting conveniently into the space already reserved in the Tokaido Deluxe Edition box, these new miniatures are a must-have for any Tokaido fan!


“Professor Evil And The Citadel Of Time” announced

Rescue the world’s most famous treasures from Professor Evil’s spooky castle in the upcoming game, “Professor Evil And The Citadel Of Time”, coming from Passport Game Studios and FunForge.

Team up with your fellow adventurers to rescue some of the world’s most famous treasures from Professor Evil’s spooky castle. He’s stolen priceless treasures like Da Vinci’s Notebook and the Antikythera Mechanism and keeps them locked up all over his castle.

Race to flip the levers and switches necessary to release them, find your way through locked doors, and rescue four treasures before the Professor stashes four in his secret strongroom!

Find more information about “Professor Evil And The Citadel Of Time” at: http://passportgamestudios.com/game/professor-evil-citadel-time/

Starting Monday, December 5th, PGS will be giving away a game a day for fifteen days, with the help of Erwin, PGS’ Irrational End-Of-Year Non-Denominational Holiday Elf.

There will be many ways and places to enter the fifteen days of contests, but it will all start on the Passport Game Studios Facebook page. Watch this space for more info, starting on Monday, December 5th, 2016!

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

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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.
More info on Quartz: http://passportgamestudios.com/game/quartz/

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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!
More info on Mythe: http://passportgamestudios.com/game/mythe/