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Press Release: Braincog Releases the Family / Party Game Portrayal

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Identik, published by Asmodee, is one of the five nominees for the 2010 Spiel des Jahres, the most prestigious award in gaming!

Identik, published by Asmodee, won the 2010 France Game of the Year Award at the Cannes Game Festival. See Jeu as d'Or du Festival des Jeux de Cannes on Wikipedia.

Portrayal wins The Toyman 2009 Award of Excellence, Seal of Approval, and Editor's Choice Awards.

Portrayal has won Learning Magazine 2009 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Family

Creative Child Magazine awards Portrayal with the 2008 Preferred Choice Award for a Party Game.

"Portrayal helps develop [students'] language arts and listening skills, while other games help sharpen critical thinking and strategy skills." according to an article titled, Teacher's Games Help Students Learn.

The Spiel podcast (about games and people who love them) from the ChiTag 2007 includes a short interview with Sandy Kober describing Portrayal. Interviews with other inventors at the show are also included.

Creative Child Magazine awards Portrayal with the 2007 Preferred Choice Award for a Party Game.

ChiTAG, The Chicago Area Toy & Game Fair, in November 2006 was a great success! See some photos of Portrayal captured by About.com's Erik Arneson, including one of us, at About.com's Board / Card Game website.

An interview of Braincog founders appeared in the Christmas Eve 2006 issue of the Charlotte Observer.

Portrayal has been released and was featured at the 2006 American International Toy Fair in the Game Zone (Booth #6249) at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from February 12-15.


See unbiased ratings and reviews of Portrayal and just about every other game known to man at BoardGameGeek.com

Board Games with Scott has done an excellent video review and demonstration of Portrayal. It's funny and informative (and we're not biased a bit!).