Official Press Release
The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design Announces 37th Annual Origins Awards Winners
COLUMBUS, OH (June 26, 2011) The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design is proud to announce the winners for the 37th Annual Origins Awards.
The Origins Awards are presented annually by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design to recognize outstanding achievement in design and production of games and game-related products.
The winners were voted on by attendees at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, OH in June 2011 from the nominees in each category chosen by retailers at the GAMA Trade Show. The winners were announced and the coveted Calliope statues were presented at the Origins Awards Ceremony on the evening of Saturday June 25th.
The Academy would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to the jury members, GAMA staff, and everyone who submitted a product to the 37th annual Origins Awards.
Best Roleplaying Game – The Dresden Files RPG: Your Story by Evil Hat Productions
Best Roleplaying Supplement – Our World (The Dresden Files RPG) by Evil Hat Productions
Best Board Game – Castle Ravenloft by Wizards of the Coast
Best Traditional Card Game – Back to the Future: The Card Game by Looney Labs, Inc.
Best Family, Party or Children’s Game – Zombie Dice by Steve Jackson Games
Best Gaming Accessory – Cthulhu Dice Bag by Steve Jackson Games
Best Miniatures Rules – DC HeroClix Blackest Knight Starter Game by WizKids/NECA
Best Historical Board Game – Catan Histories – Settlers of America: Trails to Rails by Mayfair Games
Best Game-Related Publication – Shadowrun: Spells and Chrome by Catalyst Game Labs
Best Play-By-Mail – Legends – The One Ring by Game Systems International Limited
Congratulations to all of the winners!