Welcome to the Underground

Uplink Underground Games is a collective of game designers and gaming enthusiasts based in New Orleans, Louisiana. We seek to maximize the enjoyment of each game by weaving the feel and theme of the subject matter within the mechanics of the gameplay experience. Covering a wide range of themes, we at the Underground hope to appeal to a variety of gamers with interest in different genres: sci-fi, fantasy, sports, horror... nothing is off limits here. We will continually update this page with our latest products, as well as thoughts on the state of the gaming industry as a whole. Stay tuned!

Lessons Learned – Breakaway Football and Kickstarter

Designing and developing Breakaway Football has been a labor of love, and I am very excited about how the game has turned out. In late March, we plan to make the game available to our faithful fans for print on

Final 48 hours for Breakaway Football on Kickstarter

Alright folks, we are approaching the finish line… or rather, time is running out and the finish line is way up there, in the distance, mocking us with its seeming unreachableness. However, whether we are able to sprint forward and break

Kickstarter for Breakaway Football off to a great start

After one week, the Kickstarter campaign for Breakaway Football is around 25% funded! Definitely looking forward to delivering this game to all our amazing donors. Of course, we’ve got a long way to go and a long time to get there

Breakaway Football Kickstarter campaign is LIVE

Uplink Underground Games proudly announces the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to produce our very first board game: Breakaway Football. The culmination of 9 months of design, development, and testing, this endeavor is finally ready to take the gaming world

Breakaway Football – Testing and Development

In the “Design” post for Breakaway Football, we talked about where the inspiration for the game came from, the different constraints that helped us find something unique, and finally how the four of us contributed specific items to the core

Breakaway Football – Origins and Design

Breakaway Football is the culmination of about 9 months of almost daily design and development. We have poured nearly one thousand design hours and scores of play-testing hours into making the game simple and fun. My first passion is football.

Breakaway Football heading to Kickstarter

A little excited here at Underground HQ as we ramp up to our first Kickstarter campaign! Breakaway Football will be launching soon (September!) and we want you to be a part! Stay tuned for updates…

Meet the Underground – Mark

We live in interesting times. Between the jarring clatter of the morning alarm and the constant buzz of modern communication, it might be difficult to locate and preserve moments of sanity and simple enjoyment. And time is a valuable, but

Meet the Underground – Ben

Here we go! My name is Ben and my friends and I formed this little gaming company here for a couple of reasons. Firstly, we like working together and have been trying to find projects that would let us do

Meet the Underground – Arthur

My name is Arthur Franz IV, and I want to make high-quality board games that can provide decades of fun to like-minded hobby gamers. My introduction to gaming was through the usual suspects – classic Parker Bros. and Milton Bradley