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36th Annual Origins Awards

Announced at Game Fair

Published: 06/27/2010 10:46am

The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design hosted its annual awards ceremony at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio. Awards for excellence in game design were given for thirteen categories, recognizing the Academy’s choices for the best new games of 2009.



In the category of Best New Card Game, the award went to Poo, published by Catalyst Game Labs.







The Best New Board Game was awarded to Space Hulk, published by Games Workshop.





Are You the Traitor? was awarded the Best New Children’s, Family, or Party Game. It was published by Looney Labs.






The Best New Roleplaying Game was Eclipse Phase, published by Catalyst Game Labs.







In the category of Best New Roleplaying Game Supplement, the award was given to Big Damn Heroes Handbook, published by Margaret Weis Productions.





Marvel HeroClix: Hammer of Thor Expansion, published by WizKids, received the Best New Miniatures Line or Line of Figures award.






The Best New Miniatures Rules was awarded to Catalyst Game Labs’ BattleTech: Strategic Operations.







The Best New Game Accessory was awarded to Knights of the Dinner Table from Kenzer and Company.


BattleTech: 25 Years of Art and Fiction from Catalyst Game Labs was given the award for the Best Game-Related Book.







Best Historical Board Game or Expansion went to Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel from Academy Games.





The Wings of War: Albatross D.III was awarded the Best New Historical Miniatures Figure or Line of Figures. It was produced by Nexus Editrice and Fantasy Flight Games.






The Best New Historical Miniatures Rules went to Wings of War: World War II, Deluxe Edition, published by Fantasy Flight Games.






The award for the Best New Historical Miniatures Rules Supplement was given to Flames of War: North Africa from Battlefront Miniatures, LTD.

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