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!

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