Play Escape From Portland, a Board Game From Your Friends at Willamette Week!

Think of it as Chutes & Ladders: Anarchist Jurisdiction Edition.

Visiting Portland is easy. Leaving is the hard part. Will you make your flight on time? It's…a roll of the dice!


• One die.

• A small object to represent each player—e.g., a penny, a paper clip, a bottle cap.


Whoever's lived in Portland the longest goes first. Roll the die, move that many spaces forward, and follow the instructions wherever you land. First to reach home wins. Please note: Due to social distancing, multiple players cannot occupy the same space at the same time. If you land on the square of another player, move back to the nearest empty square. Please do not throw a fit. We will not alert the manager.

Download the board here.

Created by Ben Cheek:

Illustrated by Jack Kent

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Play Escape From Portland, a Board Game From Your Friends at Willamette Week!

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