Hello there!

 

I am a Norwegian board game designer, having designed games professionally since 2004.

 

In 2014 I co-founded the publisher Aporta Games, which I manage and run in cooperation with Eilif Svensson.

 

Below you will find a selection of my own designs.

 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me by using the form to the right.

 

If you're looking for Aporta Games' web page, GO HERE.

 

 

-Kristian

 

 
 

 

My games

Escape:

The curse of the temple

 

Published by: Queen Games (2012)

 

Award winning cooperative real-time action game.

 

You have 10 minutes to explore the temple, return the cursed gems, and find the exit.

 

Several mini expansions (Queenies) have been released for this game, as well as three main expansions:

 

- Illusions (2012)

- Quests (2013)

- Traps (2015)

 

Escape: Zombie City

 

Published by: Queen Games (2014)

 

Stand-alone game in the Escape series

 

Real-time cooperative game for 2-4 players

 

 

Several mini expansions (Queenies) have been released for this game, as well as one main expansion:

 

- The Survivor Chronicles (2015)

Automania

 

Published by: Aporta Games (2015)

 

Co-designed with Kenneth Minde

 

Family strategy game for 2-4 players.

Playing time 60-90 minutes.

 

 

Perfect Alibi

 

Published by: Lautapelit / Vennerød (2015)

 

Deduction game for 3-5 players

 

Playing time 30-45 minutes

Doodle City

 

Published by: Aporta Games (2014)

 

Co-designed with Eilif Svensson

 

Family game for 1-6 players

 

Draw a network of roads through your city to connect hotels and shops, parks and houses.

Kampen om Fredriksten

 

Published by: Rognøy publishing (2013)

 

Family game where players are merchant families in the city of Halden during the 17th century.

 

Use dice to activate your businesses, earn money, building material and soldiers, and help protect the city against the Swedish invaders.

 

Roll to the South Pole

 

Published by: Rio Grande Games / Vennerød (2012)

 

Co-designed with Eilif Svensson and Emil Amundsen

 

Family game for 2-5 players

 

Choose your equipment, find the optimal route, and push your luck as you venture into no-man's land, trying to be the first to reach the South Pole.

 

 

Scheibenkleister

 

Published by: Huch & Friends (2012)

 

 

Party/word game for 3-12 players

 

One player tries to describe a word, term or person to the other players.

 

One opponent is the trap maker who tries to foresee how the explainer will describe the word. The trap maker secretly writes down forbidden trap words - which are unknown to the explainer, but which she still needs to avoid.

Amundsen: Kappløpet til Sydpolen

 

Published by: Vennerød (2011)

 

Co-designed with Eilif Svensson

 

Family game for 2-5 players, age 7+

Playing time 20 minutes

 

Quick and easy family game where you push your luck trying to achieve dice combinations to advance your tent towards the South Pole.

 

Note: Although the box graphics are the same as that used for "Roll to the South Pole", the gameplay is different.

Mammut

 

Published by: Queen Games (2011)

 

Family game for 2-5 players

 

Playing time 30 minutes

 

The spoils of the mammoth hunt need to be divided, and everyone tries to secure the largest share for themselves.

 

Hotel Samoa

 

Published by: White Goblin Games (2010)

 

 

Family game for 3-6 players

 

Samoa. A popular vacation resort, where groups of tourists arrive every week. The hotel owner's only care is to give these tourists the stay of their life - and of course to rid them of as much money as possible.

 

Phenomena

 

Published by: Gyldendal (2007)

 

Adventure game for 2-5 players

 

Based on the Norwegian fantasy book series by Ruben Eliassen.

 

Travel through the land of Aldra, harvest magic stones, advance in the skills of fighting, wisdom and friendship, learn powerful spells, and fulfil prophecies to defeat the evil magician Sherpa.

 

 

Mutiny on Little Blue

 

Published by: Egmont (2004)

 

Bluffing/negotiation game for 3-7 players

 

 

"Little Blue" arrives at a new island, and the Captain can bring one other cew member ashore to collect treasures. The Captain, however, is a very old and senile man, his eyesight is bad, it's foggy and the middle of the night, so it's hard to tell who is who. The other players must convince the captain to bring them along, by negotiating or bluffing about their identity.