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Friday
Mar262010

Origins Awards Nominees and Jury Selections

Copied from the Origins Announcements mailing list:

The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design announced the
following nominees for the 36th Annual Origins Awards:

Card Game
The Isle of Dr. Necreaux - Alderac Entertainment Group
Martian Fluxx - Looney Labs
Poo - Catalyst Game Labs
The Stars are Right - Steve Jackson Games
Thunderstone - Alderac Entertainment Group

Board Game
Castle Panic - Fireside Games
Endeavor - Z-Man Games
Small World - Days of Wonder
Space Hulk - Games Workshop
Steam - Mayfair Games

Children’s, Family, or Party Game
Are You The Traitor? – Looney Labs
Duck! Duck! SAFARI! – APE Games
Pack and Stack – Mayfair Games
Ren Faire – Atlas Games
Word on the Street – Out of the Box Publishing

Roleplaying Game
Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space – Cubicle 7 Entertainment
Eclipse Phase – Catalyst Game Labs
FantasyCraft – Crafty Games
A Song of Ice And Fire – Green Ronin Publishing
Supernatural Roleplaying Game – Margaret Weis Productions

Roleplaying Game Supplement
Big Damn Heroes Handbook – Margaret Weis Productions
The Day After Ragnarok – Atomic Overmind Press
Seattle 2072 – Catalyst Game Labs
Warriors & Warlocks – Green Ronin Publishing
Weird War II – Pinnacle Entertainment Group

Miniatures Figure or Line of Figures
Duke Rathar, Dragon Lord – Fantization Miniatures
Kings of War: Elves – Mantic Games
Marvel HeroClix: Hammer of Thor Expansion – WizKids
Monsterpocalypse Series 4 – Privateer Press
Warhammer Armies: Skaven – Games Workshop

Miniatures Rules
BattleTech: Strategic Operations – Catalyst Game Labs
HAVOC: Tactical Miniatures Warfare – Voodoo Ink Publishing
Larger Than Life – Two Hour Wargames
Warhammer 40K: Planetstrike – Games Workshop
Warmachine Prime Mk II – Privateer Press

Game Accessory
Arkham Horror Dice Set – Q-Workshop/Fantasy Flight Games
d20Pro – Mindgene, LLC
Forsaken Lands Poster Map – Maps of Mystery
Fortress of Redemption – Games Workshop
Knights of the Dinner Table – Kenzer and Company

Game-Related Book
BattleTech: 25 Years of Art and Fiction – Catalyst Game Labs
The Best of All Flesh – Elder Signs Press
Cthulhu 101 – Atomic Overmind Press
Deluge – Pinacle Entertainment Group
Legend of the Five Rings: Death at Koten – Alderac Entertainment Group

Historical Board Game or Expansion
The Hell of Stalingrad – Clash of Arms Games
Richard III: War of the Roses – Columbia Games
Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel – Academy Games
D-Day at Omaha Beach – Decision Games
Unhappy King Charles – GMT Games

Historical Miniatures Figure or Line of Figures
Wings of War Albatross D.III – Fantasy Flight Games
15mm Parachute Rifle Company – Battlefront Miniatures
15mm Ming Chinese – Old Glory Miniatures
28mm British Napoleonic Infantry – Victrix Miniatures
28mm World War I: Great War in Africa – Brigade Games

Historical Miniatures Rules
Flames of War: Open Fire – Battlefront Miniatures
Wings of War: World War II, Deluxe Edition – Fantasy Flight Games
Napoleon’s Battles, 3rd Edition – Lost Battalion Games
“La Salle” Napoleonic Tactical Wargame Rules – Sam Mustafa
Warlord Games Black Powder Rulebook – Warlord Games

Historical Miniatures Rules Supplement
Flames of War: North Africa – Battlefront Miniatures
Eternal Empire: The Ottomans at War – Osprey Publishing
Battles of the Seven Years War: Austria vs. Prussia – Test of Battle
Games
Fields of Battle: Atacar es Vencer! - Spanish Civil War 1936 – Iron
Ivan Games
Commonwealth Skirmish Scenarios – Southern Maryland Press

Congratulations to all of the nominees and thank you to everyone who
participated.

Bonus content: This is the ballot presented to the retailers at GTS, representing the jury selections. Due to a slight mix-up, it was not included in Tuesday's press release.

Reader Comments (2)

Honestly, I am a little disappointed by this year's nominees. While there are some good products found on this list I didn't they were all "award worthy" and I can think of dozens of products that could be on these lists and are nowhere to be seen. Some of the best companies out there aren't even represented by these awards and its not for a lack of quality products. Hrm...

March 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMike H

After this, and an interview with Andrew Looney, I really would like to check out "Are You the Traitor."

March 27, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjessecoombs

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